National Security Adviser: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

Shortcomings in India’s National Security Architecture

It is said that the Indian National Security Strategy lacks coherently and systematically designed approach. There are some major shortcomings in India’s national security architecture which needs to be addressed on priority. Shortcomings in the National Security Strategy National Security Institutions There is a need to strengthen key national security institutions and revamp their functioning. The ..

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, ..

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 ..