New Delhi: The deportation of Farooq Takla, a Dawood Ibrahim aide and accused in the Mumbai 1993 serial blasts is a huge diplomatic victory for India. There was a red corner notice issued against him in 1995 and it took over 20 years for him to be brought down to India.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval quietly travelled to Bhutan earlier this month where they held extensive talks with the Bhutanese leadership on key strategic issues including the situation in Doklam and the Chinese building defence infrastructure around the plateau, authoritative government sources said.
The Union Home Ministry has denied allegations that National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval was present at a BJP political meeting in New Delhi. The clarification came after the CPI(M) urged the Election Commission of India to order an inquiry into the matter.
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.