NTRO under Intelligence Act: What does it really mean

NTROwpid-25-doval-nsa_g9_26_1914101e.jpgA decade old demand to give teeth and bring out sanctity in the National Technical Research Organisation under National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval has finally seen the light of the day. The NTRO will now have powers similar to the Intelligence Bureau and the Research and Analysis Wing.

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US-India NSAs agree to fight terror jointly

mcmasterThe meeting between the National Security Advisors of India and the United States of America concluded on a positive note with both sides deciding to extend cooperation in the fight against terror. India’s NSA, Ajit Doval met with his counterpart from the US.  Gen. H R Mc Master at Delhi on Tuesday where a host of issues were discussed.

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The Kashmir unrest: NSA, Ajit Doval takes stock

Ajit DovalNational Security Advisor Ajit Doval took stock of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir where incidents of violence have been on the rise.

During a high-level meeting held at New Delhi, Doval was given a detailed presentation about the prevailing situation in the state. Steps would now be initiated to bring back normalcy in the state.

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How India set up back channel talks with Donald Trump?

trumpindiaBengaluru, Nov 23: India did not wait for the election results in the United States. Much before Donald Trump was elected President, India was in touch with his team constantly appraising him about the threat that is Pakistan.
A back channel was established at the time Trump was campaigning. In fact, it was National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary, S Jaishankar who established a back channel with Trump’s team.

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Clear out terror havens and then let us talk: Ajit Doval tells Pak NSA

ajitdovalNew Delhi, Oct 11: “Do not deny, take action and then our talks will have meaning,” this is what National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval told his Pakistani counterpart, Nasir Jung Januja during a conversation on October 1.
The phone conversation between the two NSAs which lasted around 30 minutes was aimed at de-escalating tensions between the two countries following the surgical strikes.

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Proof of surgical strikes, army denies giving consent, govt says nothing doing

arny-380New Delhi, Oct 6: The army has denied to give its consent to release the footage of the surgical strikes. The government too has decided not to release any footage.
The unedited footage that was provided by the army was shown to the Prime Minister, National Security Advisor and the Defence Minister. They were convinced with the operation and said that the footage should not be made public.

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Dozens of terrorists at launch pads across LoC, Pak firing to help them infiltrate, NSA tells PM

arny-380New Delhi, Oct 5: A lot more needs to be done as Pakistan plans on sending terrorists into India through a fresh wave of infiltrations, the top brass in the Indian security establishment has told the government.
At the Cabinet Committee meeting on security that was held on Wednesday in New Delhi, the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval told prime minister Narendra Modi that Pakistan is planning a fresh wave of infiltration of terrorists into India.

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They fire one, you fire two: How Ajit Doval changed India’s policy on Pakistan?

Ajit DovalBengaluru, Sept 30: “Fire at will. If they fire one, you fire two.” This is what Ajit Doval, the National Security Advisor had told the Border Security Force last year after Pakistan resorted to cross border firing.
The surgical strike that was carried out by India on Wednesday night once again reflects the NSA’s policy that Pakistan is getting out of control and there is a urgent need to move away from the policy of strategic restraint.

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Susan Rice calls Doval, assures support in war against terror

ajit-susan-rice-l-reuNew Delhi, Sept 29: The National Security Advisor of the United States of America, Susan Rice called her Indian counterpart, Ajit Doval and condemned the attack at Uri in which 18 soldiers were martyred.
During the conversation, Susan Rice assured that efforts would be made to bring to justice terrorists and their perpetrators across the world.
The conversation between the two NSAs comes in the midst of India going all out to isolate Pakistan. India is reviewing the Indus Water Treaty and the Most Favoured Nation Status it had granted to Pakistan.

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NSA’s closed door briefing to SC judges: Experts have a divergent view

Ajit DovalNew Delhi, Apr 16: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval briefed judges of the Supreme Court for nearly an hour on national security.

The one hour briefing dealt with a master plan India had on fighting terrorism. In some quarters the move has been appreciated while in others it has been stated that an attempt is being made to influence the judiciary.

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