6) India has off-late witnessed a surge in insurgency related incidents in the Kashmir Valley. The nature of local support for the Kashmir insurgency is changing and the lack of other approaches barring the military one ensure that insurgency as an enterprise is feasible and the recurring cost of violence is borne by India. In this regard, what should be India’s counter-insurgency strategy in Kashmir?  Examine.

Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism 6) India has off-late witnessed a surge in insurgency related incidents in the Kashmir Valley. The nature of local support for the Kashmir insurgency is changing and the lack of other approaches barring the military one ensure that insurgency as an …

5) The India Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur report published in 2016 cites municipal solid waste burning and vehicular pollution as critical contributors of air pollution apart from crop residue burning. Examine how these and other factors contribute to pollution in cities and measures needed to address these factors.

Topic:  Environmental pollution 5) The India Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur report published in 2016 cites municipal solid waste burning and vehicular pollution as critical contributors of air pollution apart from crop residue burning. Examine how these and other factors contribute to pollution in cities and measures needed to address these factors. (250 Words) The Hindu

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6) The Ministry of Environment and Forests has approved a 10-year research project that will attempt to develop an immunocontraceptive to bring down the populations of Asian elephants, Nilgais, wild pigs and rhesus macaques. Discuss the challenges that India faces in controlling ‘problem animals’ and the issues involved in controlling such animals.

Topic:  Conservation 6) The Ministry of Environment and Forests has approved a 10-year research project that will attempt to develop an immunocontraceptive to bring down the populations of Asian elephants, Nilgais, wild pigs and rhesus macaques. Discuss the challenges that India faces in controlling ‘problem animals’ and the issues involved in controlling such animals. (250 …