ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Gautam Navlakha

Whither People's Security

What is the basis of the official perception of threat which informs our security policy? What is the extent of expenditure on the so-called security concerns? How justified is this expenditure especially in the context of the fact that military power in various guises continues to be deployed extensively against our own people? To make an attempt to persuade policy-makers to refrain from enhancing and expanding the repressive arms of the government, we need to make a realistic assessment of our security concerns and foreground the real issues.