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‘Smart walls’ for Indian borders

‘Smart walls’ for Indian borders By, Sidharth Kapoor is an Associate at Sarvada Legal. Shreyashi is an Advocate at the Delhi High Court ‘Smart wall’ A ‘smart’ wall replaces the physical and armed patrolling between the USA and Mexico border with advanced surveillance tech is the proposed future of border security now. The ‘smart wall’ technology could solve border security issues without the need for a physical barrier. The wall wo

Order at the border (LAC issue between India and China)

Order at the border (LAC issue between India and China) Introduction India and China finally reaching an agreement on disengagement at Pangong Lake, which has been at the heart of the recent LAC tensions, is a promising start towards restoring peace in the border areas. Both sides will cease their forward deployments on the north and south banks of the lake in a phased, coordinated, and verified manner. China’s Ministry of Defence announced an agreement “to start synch

Influx of Illegal Migrants From Myanmar

The influx of Illegal Migrants From Myanmar Ministry of Home Affairs has written to states, sharing international boundaries with Myanmar. Why was this directive issued? Myanmar’s military ordered a crackdown on protesters several Myanmar citizens are illegally entering India. The State governments had no powers to grant refugee status to any foreigner. India is not a signatory to the United Nations Refugee Convention of 1951 and its 1967 Protocol. About United Nations


KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS On 26th July 2022, the 23rd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas is being observed. It is to observe India's victory over Pakistan in the Kargil War for ousting Pakistani Forces from their occupied positions on the mountain tops of Northern Kargil District in Ladakh in the year 1999. The day is dedicated to the martyred soldiers of the Kargil war. About Kargil war There had been many military conflicts after the Indo-Pak war of 1971. The tension has be

Indian & Chinese troop Clash in Tawang Sector

Indian & Chinese troop Clash in Tawang Sector Recently, troops from India and China clashed along the Yangtze River in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang sector. Since the Galwan Valley incident in 2020, this was the first incident involving Indian soldiers and Chinese PLA troops. Both sides have been patrolling areas up to their claim lines since 2006. More On the News: According to the Indian Army, there are some areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Tawa

Operation Alert Exercise

Operation Alert Exercise The Border Security Force (BSF) recently began a seven-day drill called "Ops Alert." Major takeaways: Beginning on January 21 and running through January 28, approximately. From Sir Creek (a marshy area) to the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat and the Barmer district of Rajasthan, which is on the international border between India and Pakistan. As part of the drill, the BSF will conduct special operations in the "Harami Nalla," creeks, an

Vibrant Villages Program

Vibrant Villages Program In order to strengthen the social and security framework along the China border, the Union Cabinet has sanctioned the creation of seven additional ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) battalions and earmarked Rs 4,800 crore under the Vibrant Villages Programme (VVP). A 4.1-kilometre Shinku-La tunnel on the Manali-Darcha-Padum-Nimmu axis has also been approved by the Cabinet to enable an all-weather connection to Ladakh. About: The ITBP's strength will

Indian Border Management

Indian Border Management The Ministry of Defence underlines the importance of keeping a close eye on the northern and western coastlines and borders. Highlight The Indian defence minister emphasised the necessity for re-strategic planning at the Navy Commanders Conference aboard INS Vikrant due to the dynamic nature of the global environment. The discussion stressed the unpredictable nature of upcoming confrontations and the need for ongoing surveillance throughout the ent

Free Movement Regime (FMR)

The Centre has decided to start an advanced smart fencing system for the entire India-Myanmar border with the end of free movement regime. Free Movement Regime – It is a mutual pact between India and Myanmar to allow tribes dwelling along the border on either side to travel up to 16 km inside the other without a visa. India shares a 1,643 km-long border with Myanmar, which passes through the States of Arunachal Pradesh (520 km), Nagaland (2


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