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India-Myanmar Border Issues

Context: As conflict intensifies between armed resistance groups and the Myanmar military in the Chin, Shan and Sagaing provinces, India reminded Myanmar to return to the path of federal democracy. Implications of Myanmar’s Military Coup Characteristics of India – Myanmar Border  Lack of clear […]

Exercise MILAN

Context: India Navy is looking up to host its largest multilateral exercise early next year at Vishakhapatnam.  About Exercise MILAN

Global Terrorism Index

Context: The recent Global Terrorism Index states that ideologically motivated terrorism continues to be the most common type of terrorism in the West. About Global Terrorism Index

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA)

Context: The UAPA grants State agencies extensive powers, reducing judicial oversight effectiveness and undermining personal liberty within its broad scope as an “anti-terrorism law”. Unlawful Activities Prevention Act The act was enacted to make powers available for dealing with activities directed against the integrity […]

Free Movement Regime – Manipur Border Issue

Context: A mob set on fire at least 30 houses and shops and engaged in a shootout with security forces in Manipur’s Moreh district. Free Border Regime on India-Myanmar Border (IMB) Free movement Regime  Free Movement Regime (FMR) allows residents of India and Myanmar […]

Kuki-Meities Conflict in Manipur

Context: Manipur’s Kuki Zomi tribes are in conflict with the majority Meitei tribe which has tolled over 60 people in the state. MLAs belonging to the Kuki Zomi tribe now demand separate administration within the state. History of Kuki’s Homeland demand About the Kuki […]

A special case of Manipur

Context: Largescale violence broke out on May 3 triggered by the Manipur High Court’s direction to the State to pursue a 10-year-old recommendation to grant Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to the nontribal Meitei community. What’s the issue? Scheduled Tribe: The Constitution of India in […]

Army to raise Command Cyber Operations and Support Wings

Context: The Army Commanders Conference (ACC) that was held. The ACC had decided to operationalise Command Cyber Operations and Support Wings (CCOSWs) in the immediate future with current focus on net-centric operations. About Grey zone Warfare Grey zone warfare refers to employing aggression and […]

10 jawans killed in blast by Maoists in Dantewada

Context: Ten security personnel returning from a counter-insurgency operation and a civilian driver were killed when Maoists blew up their vehicle in Dantewada of Chhattisgarh. The deceased jawans were members of the District Reserve Guard (DRG), a locally-raised force designed to carry out anti-Maoist […]

Operationalise Safe City Project by August: Saxena to Delhi Police

Context: Lieutenant-Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena reviews the progress of the Central government-funded project, and issues instructions to complete the first phase of the ₹798-crore Operationalise Safe City Project by August. About Operationalise Safe City Project

India’s fighter jet conundrum

Context: The Indian Air Force is trying to keep up its strength of fighter squadrons as its fleet struggles with the gradual phase-out of existing jets as well as delays in the order and procurement of new jets. It is also placing much hope […]

The lesser-known battles of Maoist women

Context: The article reflects that everything  is not well in the Communist Party of India (Maoist) which, besides waging an armed struggle to capture political power, also claims to fight for gender equality. The Maoists profess discipline and integrity, but exploitation of women in […]

Militarization of space

Context: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan has recently remarked that the very nature of warfare is on the cusp of major transformation and what is being witnessed is the militarisation of space and steady progress towards weaponisation. He also stated that […]

Khalistan Issue

Context: The radicalistic threat appears to be raising its head again in Punjab. of this are already visible in areas of the globe where a sizeable concentration of the Sikh diaspora exists. The emergence of a self-styled Sikh extremist preacher, Amritpal Singh modelling himself on […]

Germany may offer sale of advanced submarines to India

Context: Germany is expected to present a proposal to India for the sale of advanced conventional submarines through the government-to-government route. The Navy, which is staring at a dwindling sub-surface fleet, is looking to procure six advanced diesel-electric submarines under Project-75I estimated to cost […]

AFSPA removed from 3 police station limits in Nagaland

The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 Powers to declare areas to be disturbed areas (Section 3) – If, in relation to any state or Union Territory to which this act extends, the Governor of that State or the administrator of that Union Territory […]

NSA Invoked Against Amritpal and Company

Constitutional Protection on Arrests and Exceptions – Article 22 Thus, Article 22 has provided elaborate details and contours for invoking preventive detention laws against persons and accordingly the Parliament has enacted the National Security Act, 1980.  Grounds on which National Security Act can be […]

Defence Acquisition Council approves purchase of weapons worth over Rs. 70,000 crores

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, on Thursday accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for capital acquisition proposals estimated at ₹70,500 crore The AoN has been accorded for capital acquisitions under ‘Buy Indian-IDDM’ (Indigenously Designed, Developed and Manufactured) Out of […]

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