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The Buzzing Backchannels Behind Evacuation From Afghanistan

Aug 22, 2021 Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Sources in India's security establishment say that the entire process of evacuation from Afghanistan is being personally overseen by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

Blinken Visit: US Secretary Of State Meets S Jaishankar To Discuss Afghanistan, Covid

Jul 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken also held separate meetings with NSA Ajit Doval and leaders of civil society in India.

India To Roll Out New System To Deal With Drone Attacks, Other Emerging Challenges

A high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has taken key decisions in this regard.

'We Will Fight And Win Next War With Indigenous Weapons': Army Chief

Oct 15, 2019 PTI

In his address at the 41st DRDO Directors Conference, he also said the development of weaponry and other systems should be done keeping "future warfare" in mind.

With Collapse Of US-Taliban Talks, NSA O’Brien Faces Challenging Times Ahead

Would O’Brien be able to meet the elevated challenges in his new role of guiding US security policies and fine-tuning peace talks with hostile groups like the Taliban or bellicose nations?

11 September, 2019

'Disagreed Strongly With His Suggestions': Trump Fires National Security Chief John Bolton


A leading foreign policy hawk, John Bolton was widely known to have pressed Donald Trump for a harder line on North Korea and Iran. He had also advocated a tougher approach on Russia and Afghanistan.

07 September, 2019

'Should We Send You Bangles?' Ajit Doval Reveals Call Intercepts Of Militants In Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan has readied about 230 terrorists for infiltration into Kashmir, and some have already crossed over with orders to cause unrest, India's National Security Adviser Ajit Doval said.

12 August, 2019

NSA Ajit Doval Undertakes Aerial Survey Of Srinagar, South Kashmir As State Observes Eid Al-Adha


Officials said police chief Dilbag Singh and Army commanders also undertook separate aerial visits of various parts of the Kashmir Valley. The officers found the situation to be absolutely fine, they said.

08 August, 2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad's Remark On Doval’s J&K Visit Will Be Used By Pakistan, He Should Apologise: BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that such remarks were expected from the "people of Pakistan" and not from India's "biggest political party".

03 June, 2019

Ajit Doval Appointed As NSA For Second Term, Elevated To Cabinet Minister Rank

Outlook Web Bureau

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved Ajit Doval's appointment with effect from May 31, 2019

30 April, 2019

NSA Ajit Doval's Son Shaurya, 10 BJP Bengal Candidates Get VIP Security Cover

Outlook Web Bureau

Officials said Shaurya Doval has been 'brought under the mobile security cover' of a central paramilitary force after a security perception report prepared by central agencies claimed that he faced 'threats from people inimical to his father and others'.

12 March, 2019

Pakistan Assures US To Deal 'Firmly' With Terrorists: Trump Advisor

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan has assured the United states that it will deal firmly with all terrorists and take steps to de-escalate tensions with India, a top White House official said Monday.

10 March, 2019

Who Released Masood Azhar? Tell Families of 40 CRPF Jawans: Rahul Gandhi To PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Azhar, along with some other terrorists, was released by the Indian government in December 1999 in lieu of the release of over 150 hostages of the IC-814 Indian Airlines flight that was hijacked to Kandahar.

07 March, 2019

UK NSA Speaks To Ajit Doval, Promises Support To India In Countering Terrorism

Outlook Web Bureau

The UKs National Security Advisor (NSA) Mark Sedwill spoke to his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on Thursday and expressed solidarity with India in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack.

15 January, 2019

HC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For SIT Probe Into Alleged Phone Tapping Of Doval

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao also issued notice to the agency and sought its response on the plea which contended that such activities are "very dangerous for the country".

19 November, 2018

Union Minister Received A Few Crores, NSA Ajit Doval Interfered In Probe: CBI Official To SC

Outlook Web Bureau

MK Sinha told the SC that he has "got some shocking revelations" in his petition and sought urgent listing and hearing on the matter

25 October, 2018

India Cannot Afford To Be Soft Power For Next Few Years: NSA Ajit Doval

Outlook Web Bureau

We should see how we could have technological excellence in warfare, said Doval.

08 September, 2018

After Panchayat Polls, NC Threatens To Boycott Assembly, Lok Sabha Elections Over Article 35-A

Outlook Web Bureau

NC president Farooq Abdullah also trained his guns at NSA Ajit Doval over his statement on constitution of J&K

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BSF soldiers participate in a bicycle rally for 'Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebration, in Bikaner. The rally wil culminate at Raj Ghat in Delhi.

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Devotees perform 'pindan' ritual on the banks of the Ganga river during Pitru Paksha, in Varanasi.

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Devotees perform 'tarpan' ritual on the fourth day of Pitru Paksha, at Assi Ghat in Varanasi.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged road outside Junagarh Fort after heavy rain in Bikaner.

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In this photo provided by United Nations Photo, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, right, and Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, meet during the the 76th session of the United Nations General...

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