Essay Writing Topics on INTERNAL SECURITY

English_Master March 1, 2016 No Comments
INTERNAL SECURITY  National security begins at home, even as today, the distinction between internal and external challenges is increasingly blurred. For a nation undergoing social and economic change at a rate unparalleled in its long history, and where aspirations are rising exponentially, India as a society is remarkably at peace with itself. It is hard to think of other societies at comparable stages of development with such low levels of violence. Let us look at the facts: Communal violence is lower in the last five years than before. Left-wing extremism took fewer lives in 2011 than in 2010. Insurgencies in the North-East have taken their lowest toll in the last two decades in the last five years, and Jammu and Kashmir had a relatively peaceful year in 2011. The record turnout in the Panchayats polls shows the overwhelming desire of the people of Jammu and Kashmir to lead normal fulfilling lives and to feel in democratic control of their own futures. But, these figures hide two major challenges. Some of our instruments of internal security are in disrepair. Add to this our reliance on 19th century laws and police structures inherited from a colonial power. Some progress has been made in our attempts to reform and modernize them, other...
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