Elucidate the salient features of Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS). Discuss challenges in its implementation.

May 3, 2018

The Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) is touted as a more robust and integrated system that is capable of addressing the gaps in the present system of border security by seamlessly integrating human resources, weapons, and high-tech surveillance equipment.  Features of the CIBMS It has three main components: A new high-tech surveillance devices such as

   

What are the factors that lead to easy radicalisation of youth in India? Discuss some of efforts made by government to counter the same.

May 3, 2018

Radicalisation of youth has become the obstacle for ensuring India transforms its human resource into demographic dividend. The reasons for radicalisation of youth in India are Jobless growth: India has become fastest growing economy of the world. But this growth is not broad based. It has created Islands of prosperity in ocean of deprivation. This

   

What are the challenges faced by the Indian government to ensure coastal and maritime security? Discuss the possible impacts of the “Quad” or “Strategic Quadrilateral” initiative on India’s maritime security.

May 3, 2018

Maritime security has many dimensions. India has a 7,517 km-long coastline of which 5,423 km covers the mainland and 2,094 km encircles Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Besides, with the available state of resources (both technological and in terms of manpower) it is difficult to guard the entire coastline in a fool-proof manner. Various challenge faced

   

Throw light on the role of external state and non-state actors in creating security challenges to India. Discuss some of the measures adopted by the government to handle the same.

May 3, 2018

Kautilya has written that a state could be at risk from four types of threats viz. internal, external, externally-aided internal and internally-aided external. India is currently facing four major threats viz. Separatism in Jammu and Kashmir; Insurgency in North East India, Left Wing Extremism and Terrorism in the Hinterland. All these threats have an active support

   

How civil society, media and religious communities can play an active role in the ongoing war against terrorism? Discuss.

May 3, 2018

The war against terrorism cannot be a sole arena of the state and its associated agencies. It needs an effective cooperation from society, media and religious institutions to counter the threats of terrorism. Role of civil society in war against terrorism The importance of involving civil society in a comprehensive and multidimensional response to the