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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 ..

Government unveils Multi-Disciplinary Terror Monitoring Group in Jammu and Kashmir

The government has unveiled a Multi-Disciplinary Terror Monitoring Group (MDTMG) to ensure coordinate action against terror financing and other terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir. The MDTMG will include representatives from the Intelligence Bureau, CBI, NIA, Income Tax Department and Jammu and Kashmir police. This monitoring group will take action against those who provide covert ..

Ten central agencies authorized by Government of India to monitor any computer

Ten central agencies have been authorized by the Government of India (GoI) to intercept information from any computer. This notification was issued by the ‘Cyber and Information Security’ division of the Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) under the authority of Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba. The 10 agencies notified under the new order are the Intelligence Bureau ..

Ramphal Pawar appointed as new Director of National Crime Record Bureau

Ramphal Pawar, an IPS officer from the West Bengal cadre, has been appointed the new Director of National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB). The NCRB is responsible for collecting and analysing crime data as defined by the Indian Penal Code (IPC). It is headquartered in New Delhi and is part of the Ministry of Home Affairs ..

Rakesh Asthana appointed as new Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

Rakesh Asthana, a 1984-batch IPS officer of Gujarat-cadre, has been appointed the special director of the Central Bureau of Investigation. (CBI). Currently, he is posted as additional director in CBI. Apart from him, Gurbachan Singh has been appointed as the special director in Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Sudeep Lakhtakia as Special DG in CRPF. Rajesh ..