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Ajit Kumar Doval KC is a central civil servant of the IPS cadre serving as the fifth and the current National Security Advisor (NSA) to the Prime Minister of India, with the precedence equivalent to Cabinet Minister. He previously served as the Director of the Intelligence Bureau in 2004–05, after spending a decade as the head of its operation wing. He is a retired member of the Indian Police Service.
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Home minister Amit Shah reviews situation in J&KUnion home minister Amit Shah on Thursday reviewed the situation prevailing in Jammu and Kashmir, including the security arrangements along the border with Pakistan, officials said.National Security..
Some people creating conflict in name of religion, ideology: NSA DovalNational Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval on Saturday urged all citizens to work together to overcome their differences as there are "elements in India that are trying to create acrimony and conflict..
NSA calls for seamless coordination & synergy among all stakeholders to protect maritime interests & assetsWith the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) witnessing increasing international competition and rivalries that could lead to clash of interests, India needs seamless coordination among central and state..
Centre files caveat in SC on pleas challenging Agnipath Scheme: Key pointsNational Security Advisor Ajit Doval said on Tuesday that in the future we are headed towards a scenario where there will be contactless wars against invisible enemies and the country needs a young fit..
J&K targetted killings: Amit Shah chairs high-level review meetingUnion home minister Amit Shah is chairing a high-level security review meeting over the targeted killings in Jammu & Kashmir. In the most recent attack, a bank manager, identified as Vijay Kumar, was..
India, China agree to disagree on LAC as India seeks border peace, China long-term viewIndia pressed China for an early and complete disengagement of troops in the remaining areas along the LAC in eastern Ladakh, as foreign minister S Jaishankar and NSA Ajit Doval met Chinese foreign..
Chinese foreign minister arrives in India on unannounced visitChinese foreign minister Wang Yi arrived in India Thursday evening in the highest-level visit between the two countries after the ties came under severe strain following the eastern Ladakh standoff..
PM Narendra Modi chairs high-level meeting on Ukraine issueImmediately on his return from Uttar Pradesh today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held a high-level meeting on the Ukraine issue. the meeting was attended by several ministers and officials..
IAF chopper crash: Rajnath Singh, NSA Ajit Doval pay tribute to late Brig L S LidderThe funeral procession of CDS General Bipin Rawat who passed away in a chopper crash will take place today on K Kamaraj Road in Delhi
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NSAs of India, France discuss cooperation in Indo-Pacific, terror threats emanating from Afghanistan at strategic talks in ParisNational Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Saturday met his French counterpart for an annual strategic dialogue between the two countries in Paris. According to a release issued by the Indian..
French foreign minister holds discussions with NSA Ajit Doval, underscores importance to defend free, open Indo-PacificFrench foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Saturday held discussions with national security advisor Ajit Kumar Doval here on the occasion of the 35th session of the Indo-French strategic dialogue..
India to host NSA-level meeting on Afghanistan on Nov 10India will host the Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan in New Delhi on November 10. According to sources, the NSA-level meeting will be chaired by Ajit Doval. Two earlier meetings in this..
PM Modi holds 'fruitful' talks with Spanish counterpart in ItalyPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met his Spanish counterpart Pedro Sanchez on the sidelines of the G20 summit here and the two leaders had "fruitful" talks on ways to deepen bilateral ties. Modi,..
Warfare areas have shifted from territorial frontier to civil society: Ajit Doval
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India set to deploy long-range missile tracking shipThe indigenously-built 15,000-tonne missile range instrumentation ship, packed with long-range radars, dome-shaped tracking antennae and advanced electronics, will be commissioned as INS Dhruv in the..
PM holds high-level meeting with Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Ajit Doval
Ajit Doval, his Pakistani counterpart to attend SCO meet next week in Dushanbe
NSA Doval commissions Indian Coast Guard's ship SajagAccording to the official statement by ICG, Sajag, the third in the series of 105 m offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) was commissioned by Ajit Doval, Kirti Chakra, National Security Advisor on May 29 in..
Game-changer idea to occupy Pangong south bank heights came up during NSA-led meetingsSources said the idea to occupy the heights to gain an edge over the Chinese in the conflict zone emerged during the meetings led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval with military commanders..
Pledge to boost defence ties as Biden admin dials DelhiThe new Biden administration has started making its first contact with Indian counterparts. On Wednesday. National security adviser Ajit Doval spoke to his counterpart Jake Sullivan and defence..
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DGPs, IGPs meet begins; police's role in pandemic, cyber terrorism key focusAbout 250 officers in the rank of DGP and IGP from all states, union territories and central government are taking part in the four-day virtual meet, organised by the Intelligence Bureau and being..
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'Terrorists planning strike on 26/11 anniversary'; PM holds review meetPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a review meeting after intelligence inputs warned that terrorists were planning a strike on the anniversary of 26/11 terror attacks. The meeting was attended..
Pompeo, Esper call on PM Modi, covey US interest in strengthening tiesExternal Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and US Ambassador to India Ken Juster were also present during the meeting.
US Secretary of State Pompeo, Defence Secretary Esper call on PM ModiUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark T Esper called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. External affairs minister S Jaishankar, defence minister Rajnath Singh, National..
2+2 talks to cement India-US defence tiesUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo and defence secretary Mark Esper are scheduled to arrive here on Monday, while the formal talks will happen on Tuesday. The two US cabinet ministers will also meet..
Head of Afghan peace council Abdullah Abdullah holds talks with NSA DovalIn the talks, Doval was accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Army Chief Gen MM Naravane, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Joint Secretary (Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran..
Afghan peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah arrives in Delhi, set to meet PM Narendra Modi, EAM JaishankarAbdullah Abdullah, the chief negotiator with Taliban in the intra-Afghan peace dialogue on Tuesday arrived in New Delhi for a five-day visit during which he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister..
Modi, Xi Jinping to attend BRICS Summit in NovemberEarlier on September 17, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval had attended a virtual meeting of top security officials of five-nation grouping BRICS
Jaishankar, NSA Ajit Doval attend Saudi National Day in New DelhiSpeaking at the 90th National day celebrations, Saudi Arabia's envoy to India Saud M Al Sati called India a "close friend and an important strategic partner".
Financial frauds have seen a spike due to dependence on digital payment platforms: Ajit DovalThere is a greater dependence on digital payment platform due to reduced cash handling and greater data sharing is happening online and presence on social media has also increased. While we are able to..
US special envoy for Afghanistan Khalilzad holds talks with Jaishankar, DovalKhalilzad arrived here on Tuesday to discuss the historic Afghan peace talks with Indian leaders. It was his fifth visit to India since January last year. In a statement, the US said both it and India..
Ajit Doval meets visiting French defence minister at Hyderabad HouseNational Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Thursday held a meeting with visiting French Defence Minister Florence Parly at Hyderabad House.
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French defence minister Florence Parly to visit India, attend Rafale induction ceremonyFrench defence minister Florence Parly will visit India on 10th September to take part in Rafale fighter jet's induction ceremony at Indian Air Force's airbase in Ambala. During the visit, other than..
NSA Ajit Doval reviews situation at India-China borderNational Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, along with top officials, reviewed the situation at the India-China border, sources said. Defence minister Rajnath Singh is likely to call another high-level..
Doval, Wang finalise plan in 2-hr discussion
Ajit Doval stresses on timely and visible action' during two-hour talks with Wang: Officials
NSA Ajit Doval monitoring border situation; India-China standoff to be resolved soon: CentreThe government sources said that Doval talked to the Chinese counterpart make the Chinese agree to begin the process of disengagement.
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India, China begin disengagement after talks between NSA Doval, Chinese foreign ministerOver a two hours long telephonic conversation on Sunday evening, NSA Ajit Doval and Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister finalized the elements of disengagement in eastern Ladakh and de-escalation along..
India, China agree that differences should not become disputes after key phone callWith Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the forward areas in Ladakh over the weekend coupled with sustained diplomatic pressure, the India-China border face-off appears to have reached some sort of..
NSA Doval and Chinese FM Wang agree on expeditious disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh
NSA Ajit Doval discusses border tensions with Chinese Foreign Minister, both agree to ensure de-escalationDoval and Yi agreed that it was necessary to ensure complete disengagement of troops along the LAC for the restoration of peace and tranquillity.
India's top military brass meets PM Modi amid escalating border tension with ChinaIn the midst of escalating border tension between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Chief of..