Ajit Kumar Doval is a retired IPS officer. He is a former Indian intelligence and law enforcement officer. Since 30 May 2014, is the 5th and current National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister. After spending a decade as the head of its operations wing, in 2004–05, he had served as the Director of the Intelligence Bureau. In January 2005, Doval retired as Director, Intelligence Bureau. He wrote editorial pieces for several leading newspapers and journals. He also delivered lectures on India's security challenges. He has delivered guest lectures on strategic issues at IISS, London, Washington DC, Capitol Hill, University of Melbourne, Australia-India Institute, the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie and National Defence College, New Delhi. Doval has won many awards like Police Medal, the President's Police Medal and the highest gallantry awards, the Kirti Chakra. Doval is widely credited for resolving Doklam Standoff through diplomatic channels and negotiations. Doval, in October 2018, was appointed as the Chairman of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG). Early life: He was born in 1945 in Ghiri Banelsyun village in Pauri Garhwal, in Uttarakhand. In 1967, from the University of Agra, he graduated with a master's degree in economics.read more
NSA Ajit Doval and his team assessed the academic and research set up at the University, and also attended detailed briefings of the Information Technology Labs on Geo-Intelligence Systems, OSINT, AI etc, the release informed.
Ajit Doval told Wang Yi that the continuation of the present situation in eastern Ladakh is not in mutual interest and there was need to ensure that actions do not violate the spirit of equal and mutual security.
This is the first visit by a high-level Chinese diplomat to India since the border dispute between the two nations erupted over 2-years ago.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar were among those who attended the meeting.
An unidentified man was arrested as he tried to enter into the residence of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval in Delhi on Wednesday morning.
NSA Ajit Doval pointed out that wars have ceased to become an effective tool for achieving political or military objectives.
Ajit Doval said that police have to work closely with other organisations for which they require a mental attitude together to serve the nation.
The regional security dialogue on Afghanistan in New Delhi is being attended by NSA Ajit Doval and his counterparts from five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan), along with Russia and Iran.
NSA Ajit Doval held separate bilateral talks with Makhmudov and Rahmatjon Mahmudzoda, the secretary of Tajikistan's security council, with a broad focus on developments in Afghanistan including the looming humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country and the possible threat of terrorism from Afghan soil.
The Taliban has not been invited for Delhi Regional Security Dialogue as India as well as other participants do not recognise the current establishment in Afghanistan.
The MEA said Nikolay Patrushev is visiting India at the invitation of NSA Ajit Doval for high-level India-Russia inter-governmental consultations on Afghanistan.
US Secretary of State, Antony J Blinken will visit India on July 27 and July 28. It is going to be his first visit to the country after assuming charge as US Secretary of State under Joe Biden's administration.
People of J&K are in a lot of difficulties after 5th Aug 2019. They're angry, upset & emotionally shattered. They feel humiliated. I told PM that people of J&K don't accept the manner in which Article 370 was abrogated unconstitutionally, illegally &immorally, Mehbooba Mufti said after attending PM Modi's J&K all-party meeting.
Ajit Doval has pitched for an "action plan" against Pakistan-based terror groups Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed under the framework of eight-nation grouping SCO.
White House National Security Advisor to US President Joe Biden, Jake Sullivan on Sunday spoke to Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and agreed to deploy more supplies, resources, raw material for Covishield vaccine production in India.
The development has sent security officials into tizzy leading to additional security measures being deployed, official related to the development said in Saturday.
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval met a 20-member delegation of All India Sajjadanashin Council (AISSC) on Monday, seeking their support in the fight against all forms of radicalisation.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Wednesday conveyed to top Afghan peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah that India supports an independent, democratic, sovereign and peaceful Afghanistan where no terrorists can operate.
National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval said that financial frauds have seen exponential increase due to greater dependence on digital payment platforms following the COVID-19 pandemic. Doval said there was an increase of 500 per cent in cyber crimes due to limited awareness and cyber hygiene.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Ladakh UT's governor RK Mathur on Tuesday evening, during which they held consultations on the ongoing faceoff between Indian and PLA troopers in the Galwan River area