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NSA Ajit Doval Harps On Need For A Larger Role Of Police In Protecting India's Borders

Nov 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Ajit Doval was speaking at the passing out parade of the 73rd batch of IPS probationers at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy.

NSA Meet: Ajit Doval Chairs Meeting To Discuss Recent Developments In Afghanistan

Nov 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan is being attended by security czars of Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Ajit Doval Chairs NSAs Meeting In Delhi: Why India Is Hosting A Security Meet On Afghanistan

The ongoing Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan is being chaired by NSA Ajit Doval with nations like Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in attendance.

NSA Ajit Doval To Address 'Pune Dialogue On National Security'

Oct 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Apart from issues directly concerning the defence of our country, the 'Pune Dialogue On National Security' discusses a wide range of other issues.

The Buzzing Backchannels Behind Evacuation From Afghanistan

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.

28 July, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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

30 June, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

15 October, 2019

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


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.

25 September, 2019

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.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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