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UN Security Council to discuss Kashmir issue on China’s request

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 to discuss the present situation of the Jammu and Kashmir region of India following a request from Pakistan ally China. The Council had a similar closed-door meeting in August earlier this year after India’s revoked article 370 and bifurcated the state of Jammu ..

Ajit Doval appointed as new National Security Advisor (NSA)

Ajit Doval, a 1968-batch IPS officer & a former Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief, has been reappointed as the National Security Adviser (NSA) for a five-year tenure. He has also been given a cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution in the national security domain. This is for the first time that an NSA has been ..

Ajit Doval to chair high-level Strategic Policy Group (SPG) to assist National Security Council (NSC) to review security affairs of country

The Union government has constituted the high-level Strategic Policy Group (SPG) to assist the National Security Council (NSC), which advises the prime minister on matters of national security and strategic interests. The SPG will be chaired by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and its members include the NITI Aayog vice chairman, the cabinet secretary, ..

R N Ravi appointed as new deputy National Security Advisor

R N Ravi, the former Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), has been redesignated as the deputy National Security Advisor (NSA). He is also the Central government interlocutor for talks with Naga insurgent group National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) and will continue to be the centre’s interlocutor for Nagaland. He has been shaping ..

New Delhi hosts 2018 Unified Commanders’ Conference (UCC) to review country’s security preparedness

The Unified Commanders’ Conference (UCC) for the year 2018 has started at New Delhi on July 30 to review external security challenges as well as the country’s preparedness. The 2-day annual conference will provide a platform for discussions at the Apex Level on all ‘Joint Issues’ among the three Services & Ministry of Defence. The ..

Pankaj Saran appointed as new Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA)

Pankaj Saran, the 1982-batch officer of Indian Foreign Service (IFS), has been appointed as the new Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA). He will at post for a period of two years, on deputation basis initially till the date of his superannuation, i.e., November 30, 2018, then on re-employment on contract basis. Currently, he is India’s ..

Union Government constitutes Defence Planning Committee (DPC) to facilitate comprehensive planning for defence forces

The Union Government has constituted a Defence Planning Committee (DPC) to facilitate comprehensive planning for the defence forces besides focusing on military doctrines to deal with emerging security challenges. It will be chaired by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval. Apart from the NSA, the committee will comprise, the foreign secretary, chairman of chiefs of ..

Rajinder Khanna appointed as new Deputy NSA

Former RAW Chief Rajinder Khanna, a 1978-batch Research and Analysis Wing Service (RAS) officer, has been appointed as the new Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA) on January 2, 2018 without a fixed tenure and would remain at the post until further orders. He will assist NSA Ajit Doval, who too is a former RAW chief. ..