4th generation warfare: Non state actors have made civil society new frontier of war

New Delhi, Dec 03: National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval in his recent address during the Passing Out Parade at the Hyderabad based Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Police Academy said that civil society is the new frontier of war.

Describing it as the fourth generation warfare, NSA Doval said that it is the responsibility of the police to protect the people from being subverted, divided and manipulated.

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SJF collects funds under garb of farmer protest: Your support unacceptable, Doval tells UK

New Delhi, Nov 16: New Delhi has conveyed strongly to the United Kingdom for allowing the proscribed pro-Khalistan outfit, Sikhs for Justice to hold a referendum on the secession of Punjab in October.

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval conveyed in strong terms India’s opposition to the allowing of a referendum on affairs relating to a third country. The message was conveyed to Doval’s counterpart, Stephen Lovegrove.

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Key India led regional summit on Afghanistan gets underway

New Delhi, Nov 10: The Afghanistan conference being hosted by Indian National Security Council Secretariat headed by National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval is underway.

India has invited the NSAs of Russia, Iran, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. China and Pakistan have however said that they will not be attending the meet. China had cited re-scheduling issues, while Pakistan had referred to India as a spoiler.

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The importance of the Afghanistan Conference hosted NSA Ajit Doval

New Delhi, Nov 08: The Afghanistan conference being hosted by Indian National Security Council Secretariat headed by National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval is of utmost importance given the manner in which things have unfolded since the Taliban took over.

While referring to India as a spoiler, Pakistan’s National Security Advisor, Moeed Yusuf said that his country would not take part in it. On the other hand, there is no word from China which has been engaging with the Taliban both directly as well as through Islamabad.

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What are India’s immediate priorities in Afghanistan

New Delhi, Aug 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up a high level group in view of the ongoing developments in Afghanistan. The high level group comprises National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar and other senior officials.

The top focus of the group would be India’s immediate priorities in Afghanistan. The immediate priority for India would be the evacuation of its nationals, many of who are still stranded in Afghansitan, which was taken over by Pakistan.

Another major priority would be to ensure that the Afghan soil is not used against India for any terror attacks. This is crucial in the backdrop of the meeting that the leaders of the Jaish-e-Mohammad had with the Taliban.

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Crammed airbase, tensions in the air: How India pulled off Mission Afghanistan

New Delhi, Aug 18: For India the immediate concern following the fall of Kabul to the Taliban was to bring back its diplomatic officials along with scores of other Indians who were stranded.

The operation to bring back those stranded from Afghanistan was monitored by External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval. The first C17 had 40 Indians, while the second one comprised 100 which included Rudrendra Tandon, the Indian envoy to Afghanistan.

Sources tell OneIndia that there were several checkpoints that had to be manouvered. While most of them were being manned by the Taliban, there were some which had rogue elements. The problem was with these rogue elements who could have been detrimental to the operation to get the Indians out, the source cited above also said.

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Secretary Blinken begins India visit today: Here is what is on the agenda

New Delhi, July 22: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken begins his maiden visit to India today during which he is expected to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

He would also meet with National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval and External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar during his visit to India on July 27-28. 

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Afghanistan on anvil, Blinken likely to call on PM Modi, NSA Doval during Delhi visit

New Delhi, July 22: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his maiden visit to India next week is likely to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He would also meet with National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval and External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar during his visit to India on July 27-28.

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At PM’s high-level meet futuristic challenges, drone policy discussed

New Delhi, June 29: At the high-level meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, discussions were held on rolling out a comprehensive drone policy in the wake of the emerging threats and future challenges facing the country.

The meeting was held two days after drones were used for a terror strike at the Jammu airbase. The Army had on Monday said that it had averted a major threat when two drones were spotted near the military station in Jammu. The drones flew away after the forces fired at them.

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Doval, Pak NSA to attend SCO meet: No bilateral, but a pull aside not ruled out

New Delhi, June 20: National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval and his Pakistan counterpart, Moeed Yusuf are likely to come face to face at the SCO NSA’s meet in Tajikistan. Both sides have not proposed any bilateral during the meet to be held on June 22-23.

Sources tell OneIndia that there is no bilateral that has been proposed, but a pull aside has not been ruled out.

This is the first time that NSA Doval would be sharing the aisle since he had furiously stormed out of the SCO meet last year after Pakistan showed a fictitious map violating the agenda.

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