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On Rubber Soles

RAW, IB get new chiefs. All their creative energy will be needed.

On Rubber Soles
Jitender Gupta
On Rubber Soles
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53

To-do lists for the big sleuths

  • New RAW chief Sanjeev Tripathi has been asked to prepare a new personnel policy to end intra-organisation turf wars
  • Tripathi will also focus on RAW generating human intelligence, which has virtually dried up
  • New IB chief Nehchal Sandhu will focus on expanding his human intelligence network after the government approved 4,000 new recruits
  • Sandhu, considered one of the finest counter-terrorism experts, will also look at upgrading the technical intelligence capabilities of the IB
  • Sandhu will also look at building up a network of databases that can help track terrorist outfits of all colours
  • lIntelligence-gathering operations of the IB are likely to increase under Sandhu

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Intelligence chiefs  prefer to be neither seen nor heard. On December 31, India’s intelligence community saw two men, with some 60 years of experience between them—Nehchal...

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