Internal Security (Second Edition) is a book written for the aspirants of Civil Services (Main)Examination. It will also be useful for various state services examinations.
With the growing challenge of global terrorism and local forms of naxalism and insurgency, ‘internal security’ has become a major concern for India. Following the global trend, UPSC also adopted‘internal security’ as one of the topics in its syllabus of General Studies Paper 3. This book provides a broad overview of the various facets of internal security situation of India. It also deals with various problems impacting the security of India, legal and institutional measures present to deal with them and recommendations of various committees and task forces for dealing with them.
The book has been written in a simple and lucid language. An effort has been made to make the book reader- friendly by including mind-maps, flowcharts, tables and boxes. These features will be extremely useful for the aspirants in memorising the whole issue (including the challenge and its measures) in a simple and comprehensive manner.