Operation Desert Chase

The Rajasthan Police recently arrested two civil defence employees in Jaipur based on Military Intelligence inputs. They were arrested upon the input that they were passing sensitive information to Pakistan spy agency ISI (Inter Service Intelligence). The information was passed under Operation Desert Chase.

Operation Desert Chase

The Operation is an anti-espionage operation that was started by the Military Intelligence in 2019. The men were arrested under Official Secrets Act, 1923.

Official Secrets Act

The act condemns actions that involve helping an enemy state against India. The Home Ministry in 2017 has submitted a report on amending the act. The report intends to make the act more transparent and in line with RTI act (Right to Information Act, 2005).

The other countries that use Official Secrets Act includes Hong Kong, UK, Myanmar, Singapore and Malaysia. The act was in practice in New Zealand and Canada.


According to the Indian Government, the Inter-Service Intelligence of Pakistan involves planning and carrying out terrorist attacks against people of India. It was created after the Indo-Pakistani war of 1947. The ISI was given the duty to make Jammu and Kashmir a part of Pakistan. Also, Operation Tupac was started

Operation Tupac

The Operation Tupac is a military intelligence run by ISI of Pakistan. The operation has three parts namely

  • Disintegrate India
  • Exploit porous borders with Nepal and Bangladesh and set up bases
  • Tu utilize spy networks to act as instrument of sabotage


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