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North East India – Insurgency and Other Issues

The Northeast region of India comprising of eight states – Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim. North East India is a region poorly connected to the Indian mainland by a small corridor – Silghuri Corridor (also known as Chicken Neck – with a narrow width of only 23 kilometers.). North …

National Cyber Security Policy 2013

National Cyber Security Policy 2013 should be seen as about protecting of information, such as personal information, financial/banking information, sovereign data etc. Information empowers, and in order to empower people with information, we need to secure the information/data. There is a need to distinguish between data which can freely flow and …

Various Security Forces and Agencies and Their Mandate

Various Security Forces and Agencies and Their Mandate is a topic in UPSC Civil Services Mains GS Paper 3. Splitting up the keywords – we get two areas to focus – (1) Various Security Forces and Agencies (2) Their Mandate – ie. the authority to carry out a policy or action. …

Defense Forces and Paramilitary Forces of India

Security of India and challenges from external and internal threats is a topic of high importance. Indian Armed Forces, which consists of Defense Forces, Paramilitary Forces and Strategic Forces Command plays major role ensuring national security. Various Security Forces and Agencies and Their Mandate – a topic for GS Mains Paper …

India’s Intelligence and Investigation Agencies

India’s Internal Security is a topic specifically mentioned in UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 3. Though External Security is not specifically mentioned, as a Civil Services aspirant it is always good to be updated with current topics of national importance. National Security of India is a topic of high importance. …