[Internal Security] ISIS Islamic State, Left Wing Extremism, North East Insurgency, Communalism, Secularism Revision by Pratik Nayak

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  1. Prologue
  2. IR1/P1: ISIS-Islamic State-Rise & Implications on India’s security
  3. IS1/P1: Internal Security-Naxal Movement & Left Wing Extremism in India
  4. IS1/P2: Internal Security-Insurgency in North East
  5. IS2/P3: (Self Study) GS1: Communalism, Secularism


  • Mr.Pratik Nayak (CEPT University) will be covering selected topics from Internal security and International relations for the Mains examination revision.
  • Lecture Videos available under: Youtube.com/user/TheMrunalPatel
  • Powerpoints Available under Mrunal.org/Download within that you go to “Mains Revision Folder”=> Internal Security

IR1/P1: ISIS-Islamic State-Rise & Implications on India’s security

ISIS Islamic State

  • Difference between Shia and Sunni, and the background of their conflict
  • Understanding the Middle East
  • Fall of Ottoman Empire- Sykes Picot Agreement
  • Iraq History and Rise of Saddam
  • Reign of Terror for Shia and Kurds
  • US Invasion of 2003- Civil War and Ethnic Cleansing of Baghdad
  • Role of the Government in 2006 – Tripartite Agreement and New Constitution
  • Protest Movement
  • Background and Parallel Developments in Arab Countries
  • Rise of ISIS and Syria’s civil war
  • Reasons for rise of ISIS
  • ISIS’s organisational Set up, geographical reach
  • Global Strategy to tackle ISIS
  • Implications and policy options for India

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/8wwk4fLn834

IS1/P1: Internal Security-Naxal Movement & Left Wing Extremism in India

left wing extremism & internal security

  • Kautilya’s  Arthashastra on how the state could be at risk from different threats
  • Major Challenges for India’s internal security
  • History, Timeline and Ideology of the Naxal
  • Reasons for Growth of Naxalism
  • Organizational Structure and financial resources  of CPI(Maoist)
  • Cadres, military and Arms of the naxals / LWE Extremists
  • Geographical Reach and Cross border linkages of Naxals
  • Cross Border Linkages
  • Andhra Model for combating naxalism
  • Response by the Government to naxalism and future strategy

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/GxBtxJpcods

IS1/P2: Internal Security-Insurgency in North East

North East insurgency Naga accord

  • Conflict in North-East – National, Ethnic and Sub regional
  • What is India doing against insurgency?
  • Reasons leading to insurgency
  • Major Insurgents groups in Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland, Manipur
  • Insurgency in Nagaland
  • Insurgency and Autonomy Demand In Assam
  • Statehood demands in Assam – 1. Bodoland 2. Karbi Anglong 3. Dimaraji 4. Kamtapur
  • Insurgency , Secessionist Demand and Autonomy Demand in Manipur
  • Insurgency and Secessionist Demand in Mizoram
  • Reasons for the existence of the Armed Ethnic groups
  • State Response to this conflict and way ahead
  • North East Vision 2020

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/TdPBnJqRPCI

IS2/P3: (Self Study) GS1: Communalism, Secularism

This was not taught in the lecture due to paucity of time, but powerpoint has been uploaded, so do self study.

  • Definition and characteristics of Communalism
  • Steps to Communalism
  • Factors responsible for growth of communalism and its impact on Indian society?
  • How to fight against communalism?
  • Globalisation and its effects on Communalism
  • Definition, History and rise of secularism
  • Positive and negative aspect of secularism
  • Features of Western Model of Secularism
  • What is Indian Model of Secularism?
  • Gandhi and Nehru’s views on secularism
  • Why India adopted Secularism?
  • Is India a secular country?

Next lecture: Revision of PM Modi’s foreign visits during 2015.
Visit Mrunal.org/DIPLOMACY for more study material on IR/Diplomacy/Foreign relations.

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30 Comments on “[Internal Security] ISIS Islamic State, Left Wing Extremism, North East Insurgency, Communalism, Secularism Revision by Pratik Nayak”

  1. thanks a lot sir…………….. for providing these lecture and ppts ………………sir one more request plz upload ppts of art and culture ……….thats it thanks once again

  2. Thanks sir,
    Pratik Sir I am a big fan of ur classes,
    Your teaching style is amazing sir…
    (Jaa simran jaa….:D)

  3. Thank u sirs & ma’ms… it is indeed a wonderful initiative for students.. words cant do justice to your dedication towards providing quality education.. instills confidence in serious candidates…. Sends a strong message to these copy-paste masters and jholachhap coaching wallas…

  4. Sir thanks for these vids, kindly let me know which institutes or class videos you are posting, I want to have personal guidance from there!

  5. Sir, i could not find mains revision folder for downloading ppt for IS and IR lecture. Pls help. Thanks

    1. plzzz post or send link to dwnld ppt……………….i didnt find on ur site anywhere….as u mention………………..so plzzz

      by d way great effort from d team!!!

  6. Thanks a lot sir, for your great support. Can you please provide the explanation in English at-least in PDF format, As we are unable to understand explanation in Hindi from videos.

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