Raw: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Special Protection Group (SPG)

Published: August 26, 2019

The Special Protection Group (SPG) of India is an armed and armored close protection force operating under the Union of India which was established to provide comprehensive security cover to the Prime Minister of India. However, after the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi at the hands of the LTTE, the protection cover of the ..


Anti-Terror Operations in J&K

Published: July 9, 2019

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, the Minister of State for Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy has informed that a multi-disciplinary Terror Monitoring Group (TMG) has been constituted in Jammu & Kashmir to ensure a concerted and synergized action against the terror activities and their financing in the state. The Indian Government has ..


Samant Kumar Goel appointed as chief of Research & Analysis Wing

Published: June 29, 2019

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, ..


Samanat Goel appointed as RAW Chief

Published: June 27, 2019

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved appointment of senior IPS officer Samant Kumar Goel as Director of  Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), external intelligence of India. He has been appointed for a fixed tenure of two years. He will take charge from Anil K Dhasmana. About Samant Kumar ..




Pakistan sentences alleged RAW agent Kulbhushan Jadhav to death

Published: April 10, 2017

Pakistan’s Field General Court Martial has sentenced to death Indian national and alleged RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) agent Kulbhushan Jadhav (46) who was arrested last year on charges of spying.  The death sentence was confirmed by army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa after the Field General Court Martial found him guilty of all the ..