Research and Analysis Wing: 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 ..

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, ..

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 ..