Information sensitivity: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Govt plans to set up joint counter operation centre in Punjab

The Central government is planning to set-up a joint counter operation centre in Punjab involving National Investigation Agency (NIA), external spy agency R&AW, counter-terror unit of Intelligence Bureau and Punjab Police. Why the Centre is mulling on the idea? The intelligence report with the Union Home Ministry hints at the Inter-Services Intelligence network’s nefarious design ..

Samant Kumar Goel appointed as chief of Research & Analysis Wing

Samant Kumar Goel, a 1984 batch IPS officer from Punjab cadre, has been appointed as the new of the Research & Analysis Wing (RAW). He succeeded Anil Dhasmana. He is said to have been involved in the planning of the Balakot air strike and played an important role in checking militancy in Punjab. Mr. Goel, ..

Anil Dhasmana to head RAW

An officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, Anil Dhasmana has been appointed as the next head of external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). He will succeed Rajinder Khanna. Dhasmana, has served on important desks in RAW and has been serving RAW for the past 23 years. The RAW is the primary foreign/external intelligence agency of India. ..

Official Secrets Act Versus Right to Information Act

Recently, West Bengal Government has declassified certain documents related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The government in that state is further planning to digitize the records of the freedom struggle from 1937 to 1947 in order to preserve history. This topic has been appearing in newspapers frequently. Further, the Central Government has also said that ..