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Security and Disaster Management

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 Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM) 2009

National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM) will provide the framework/roadmap for handling disasters in a holistic manner. The National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM) has been prepared in tune with and in pursuance of the Disaster Management Act, 2005. NPDM has a vision to build a safe and disaster resilient India by …

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. …

Security and Disaster Management for UPSC Mains Exam

Strategy and guidelines for Security and Disaster Management Preparation for UPSC Mains Exam : UPSC Mains GS Paper 3 has specifically listed a new area : Security and Disaster Management. As there will be numerous situations in the life of a civil servant dealing with security and disaster management, the topic is …

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

National Security of India is a topic of high importance. Apart from the defense and paramilitary forces in India, various intelligence and investigation agencies too play their part. Related articles with respect to security forces include: Defense Forces and Paramilitary Forces of India. Various Security Forces and Agencies and Their …