“Security for judges and courts states’ responsibility”, says Center

What is the News? The Government of India has told the Supreme Court that there is no need to create a dedicated security force to provide protection to judges. Instead, special guidelines have been issued for the States. Read more: No need for dedicated force to protect judges, courts: Government Who will provide protection? Public… Continue reading “Security for judges and courts states’ responsibility”, says Center

No need for dedicated force to protect judges, courts: Government

Source: TOI What is the News? The Government of India has told the Supreme Court that there is no need to create a dedicated security force to provide protection to judges. Instead, a special unit or branch should be formed within the state police for this purpose.  What is the issue? A petition was filed… Continue reading No need for dedicated force to protect judges, courts: Government

Pegasus has given privacy legislation a jab of urgency

Source: Livemint Relevance: Impact of the Pegasus spyware issue Synopsis: Pegasus has shown just how easy it now is for governments to spy on people. Such tools being in wide use has given rise to calls for legislative action to keep them under democratic supervision. Background In light of the Pegasus spyware issue, a need… Continue reading Pegasus has given privacy legislation a jab of urgency

Australia keen that India joins Exercise Talisman Sabre

Source: The Hindu What Is The News ? Australia is keen that India join its biggest war games ‘Exercise Talisman Sabre’ in 2023. And a formal invite could be extended during Australian Defence Minister’s visit to India, in next couple of months. About Exercise Talisman Sabre According to the Australian Defence Ministry, Talisman Sabre 2021… Continue reading Australia keen that India joins Exercise Talisman Sabre

India’s nuclear triad is complete with INS Arihant ending its first deterrence patrol

India’s nuclear triad is complete with INS Arihant ending its first deterrence patrol News: INS Arihant, India’s first nuclear ballistic missile submarine, has completed its first “deterrence patrol”, operationalising India’s nuclear triad. Important Facts: The INS Arihant completes India’s nuclear triad by adding maritime strike capability to land- and air-based delivery platforms. All the big… Continue reading India’s nuclear triad is complete with INS Arihant ending its first deterrence patrol

A flawed defence procurement policy

A flawed defence procurement policy Article In the backdrop of the recent Rafael controversy, the article discusses the issues with the offset guidelines of India’s defence procurement policy. Important analysis: Defence Procurement Procedure, 2016, (DPP):  It aims to develop world-class domestic defence and aerospace industry by promoting indigenous design, development and manufacturing of defence equipment,… Continue reading A flawed defence procurement policy