Securing the home front against terror

January 2009
India Today;1/19/2009, p5
The article focuses on India's Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). It examines the functioning of the Ministry which the author believes has the pivotal role in the nation's fight against terror. The ministry's mandate covers internal security, terrorism, insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeastern states, Left wing extremism, border management, police modernisation and policy planning. The author calls for the MHA to pursue its priority issues including a system to identify and weed out illegal immigrants and the modernisation of the police force.


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