Intelligence Bureau: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

NATGRID-NCRB sign MoU to link 14,000 police stations

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) and National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). Under the MoU, a centralised data pool is to be created that will provide data to more than 14,000 police stations in the country. Highlights The MoU will provide access to Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and ..

Amit Shah delivers 32nd Intelligence Bureau (IB) Centenary Endowment Lecture

The Centenary Endowment Lecture provides an opportunity for the Intelligence Bureau personnel to hear leaders, thinkers, and intellectuals speak on current-day issues. The lecture is being organized annually by the Intelligence Bureau with the aim to rededicate its personnel towards maintaining the highest level of professionalism. The Union Home Minister of India, Amit Shah delivered ..

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 ..

Arvind Kumar appointed as current director of Intelligence Bureau (IB)

Arvind Kumar, a 1984 batch IPS officer from Assam- Meghalaya cadre, has been appointed as the new chief of the Intelligence Bureau (IB). Kumar is considered an expert on Kashmir, with specialisation in counter-terrorism and is said to have been closely involved in tackling Left-wing extremism at the IB. He also holds charge as the ..

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 ..