Inclusive approach, over a lakh volunteers: How Centre ensured India remained safe after Ayodhya Verdict

ajit-doval-SC-mnThe Supreme Court delivered its historic verdict on the Ayodhya case on November 9. One of the key concerns was the security situation. The job of ensuring that the nation remained peaceful was entrusted to National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

One of the key concerns ahead of the Ayodhya verdict that was delivered on Saturday was the security situation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was insistent that there ought to be a closure to this issue and he had even said before the verdict that the judgment should not be seen as a victory or loss to anyone.

Post the verdict too, the PM addressed the nation and compared the scenario to the fall of the Berlin Wall, which acted as a unifying factor. The job of ensuring that the nation remained peaceful was entrusted to National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

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Doval in Saudi Arabia: Crown Prince express understanding over India’s J&K move

New Delhi, Oct 03: National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval would visited Saudi Arabia held discussions with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Apart from discussions on a host of regional issues, the focus was on Kashmir, sources told OneIndia. The decision of the Centre to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir topped the discussions.

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Ajit Doval visits Saudi Arabia: Regional issues, countering Pak’s Kashmir narrative on the cards

New Delhi, Oct 02: National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval would visit Saudi Arabia today and would hold discussions with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Apart from discussions on a host of regional issues, the focus would also be Kashmir, sources tell OneIndia. The decision of the Centre to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir would top the discussions.

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Doval’s message to forces: Clean up the terrorists, avoid collateral damage at any cost

New Delhi, Sep 27: National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval who took stock of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has advised security forces to be on high alert and also step up operations against terrorists. Sources privy to the discussions tell OneIndia that Doval made it clear that there was a lot of activity that one could expect from across the border. He cited the recent intelligence warnings and also the drone incident in Punjab

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Doval in Srinagar: Analysing the situation before the big event on October 31

New Delhi, Sep 26: National Security Advisor (NSA), Ajit Doval took stock of the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir during his visit. He arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday amidst several intelligence inputs suggesting that Pakistan is upping the ante and would look to carry out strikes in J&K.

There was an orange alert that was issued after the intelligence reported that 8 terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad would look to strike at an airbase. Further, the Punjab Police found that drones from Pakistan had dropped off arms and ammunition at the border. It was also found that the arms were to be smuggled into J&K.

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India’s military doctrine set to be submitted, likely to define no first use policy

The Defence Planning Committee (DPC) headed by National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval has been working on the National Security Strategy (NSS) and will submit the same soon. It would be made public after the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) accepts the same.

The NSS which is the military doctrine is expected to define India’s position on no first use. Further the doctrine would also define the military threats to India. This definition would be used by the Indian military to decide on the amount of ammunition needed to be kept in stock. Currently India has an ammunition inventory for a 10 days intensive war. The doctrine would also spell out if the Indian Navy needs more aircraft carriers.

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To thwart Pakistan’s designs in J&K, Doval to stay back, not accompany Modi at UNGA

New Delhi, Sep 18: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will not accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his trip to the United States. Instead, the NSA would stay back in Delhi and focus on the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir as ample intelligence reports suggest that Pakistan may orchestrate violence in the Valley ahead of the UNGA meet.

Doval has decided to stay back in Delhi and focus on the security situation instead. Officials confirmed to OneIndia that Doval would not accompany Modi on his US trip. The decision was taken after assessing the situation and also the intelligence inputs that were coming in.

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Article 370 gave special discrimination, not special status: Ajit Doval

New Delhi, Sep 08: The abrogation of Article 370 is purely an internal matter, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval said.

Article 1 of the Constitution included Jammu and Kashmir as a state of the Union. Article 370 was the only article out of the 395 articles that was temporary in nature. The making and amending of the constitution is purely an internal matter, Doval also said. The constituent assembly of India had representatives from all over the country, including J&K.

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NSA Doval led high powered panel to set terms for Chief of Defence Staff

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New Delhi, Aug 27: A high powered panel under National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will implement the decision of the Cabinet Committee on Security to create the post of Chief of Defence Staff.

The high powered committee will also frame the terms of references for the post. The panel has been given six weeks time to submit its report, highly placed sources tell OneIndia.

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Doval in Moscow: India’s stand on Kashmir gets complete Russia backing

ajit-dovalNew Delhi, Aug 22: The meeting between National Security Advisor (NSA), Ajit Doval and his Russian counterpart, Nikolai Patrushev turned out to be a fruitful one.

Russia has completely backed India’s decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, officials familiar with the development tell OneIndia.

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