The appointment of Rajinder Khanna as the Deputy National Security Adviser marks a first. Khanna, former chief of the Research and Analysis Wing was appointed Deputy NSA. This is for the first time that both the National Security Advisor and the Deputy NSA are from the intelligence.
New Delhi: There has been an interesting turn of events in the past 48 hours. US President Donald Trump’s New Year tweet, blocking aid to Pakistan and then the ban on Hafiz Saeed’s charities.
The secret meeting of the National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan ended on a positive note. Various issues were raised at the meeting between Ajit Doval anad Nasir Khan Januja which lasted over 2 hours. The meeting was held on December 27, 2017, at Bangkok, a neutral venue chosen so that it was not hounded by the media glare.
Turn up the heat before the winter was a message that the National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval sent out to the security forces in the Kashmir Valley. With the successful killing of Waseem Shah of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba on Saturday, there are just a handful of commanders left in the Valley.
The Intelligence Bureau has cautioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that a narrative to malign the country is being set. The report by the IB was handed over to the PMO, National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval and the chief of the Research and Analysis Wing.
In the year 2015, 20 soldiers of the Dogra Regiment were martyred at Manipur. It was termed as one of the deadliest attacks on the Indian Army in the past two decades. National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval took stock of the situation and during that meeting, he said the time had come to hit back hard.
Pakistan today said that Doval’s offensive defense and double squeeze policy to make India a regional hegemon will never succeed. The offense defence and double squeeze policy of Doval’s was visible during the surgical strikes that India carried out across the Line of Control following the Uri attack.
Does every disputed territory become China’s? This was the retort by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval when he discussed the Doklam standoff with China’s state councillor Yang Jeichi.
Will the Valley fall silent? It would soon as there is a multi dimensional approach adopted by the Government to ensure that peace returns for good at the Kashmir Valley. There is no doubt that Pakistan will continue to be an irritant always, but the government is working to ensure that it is no longer a threat.
Stung by the National Investigation Agency in the Hurriyat terror funding case, its leaders are now looking desperately for legal help. This is for the first time that the Hurriyat leaders are seriously looking for legal help as they have realised the case against them is a water-tight one.