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Ajit Doval Ajit Doval DOB: 20 January 1945

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.

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Action should be taken against radical forces: Ajit Doval on those creating unrest over religion

India | Jul 30, 2022, 07:15 PM IST

Ajit Doval news: "In the last few years, there have been a lot of acts of unrighteousness. Some people are moving towards radicalism. Religious places and religious gurus should work to reduce this," said Ajit Doval.

Gujarat: Ajit Doval chairs National Security Advisory Board

Gujarat: Ajit Doval chairs National Security Advisory Board meeting at RRU

India | Jun 11, 2022, 01:13 AM IST

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.

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In talks with Chinese FM, Ajit Doval presses for complete disengagement in Ladakh

India | Mar 25, 2022, 02:28 PM IST

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.

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Chinese FM Wang Yi in Delhi, first visit since Ladakh standoff, holds talks with S Jaishankar

India | Mar 25, 2022, 01:02 PM IST

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.

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PM Modi chairs high level meeting to review India’s security preparedness amid Russia-Ukraine war

India | Mar 13, 2022, 02:48 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar were among those who attended the meeting.

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Man trying to enter NSA Ajit Doval's house in Delhi arrested

India | Feb 16, 2022, 01:31 PM IST

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.

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Civil society, new frontiers of war, can be divided to hurt nation's interests: Ajit Doval

India | Nov 12, 2021, 05:47 PM IST

NSA Ajit Doval pointed out that wars have ceased to become an effective tool for achieving political or military objectives.

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Police have greater role in border management: Ajit Doval

India | Nov 12, 2021, 02:23 PM IST

Ajit Doval said that police have to work closely with other organisations for which they require a mental attitude together to serve the nation.

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India hosts NSA-Level meeting on Afghanistan: Keenly watching developments, says Ajit Doval

India | Nov 10, 2021, 11:50 AM IST

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.

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With focus on Afghanistan, NSA Ajit Doval holds bilateral talks with Tajik and Uzbek counterparts

India | Nov 09, 2021, 11:31 PM IST

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 dialogue is to be chaired by NSA Ajit Doval.

China, Pakistan to skip Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan

India | Nov 09, 2021, 12:28 PM IST

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.

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Russia NSA Nikolay Patrushev in India, to discuss Afghanistan situation with Ajit Doval

India | Sep 08, 2021, 10:07 AM IST

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.

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to visit India on July 27-28, to meet PM Modi, Jaishankar

India | Jul 23, 2021, 08:01 PM IST

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

We'll restore Article 370 in J&K legally, matter of our identity: Mehbooba after PM's all-party meet

India | Jun 24, 2021, 08:52 PM IST

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.

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Ajit Doval talks tough at SCO, pitches for 'action plan' against Pak-based terror groups LeT, JeM

India | Jun 24, 2021, 08:44 PM IST

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.

US agrees to release raw material required for Covishield

US agrees to deliver raw materials to India required for Covid-19 vaccines

India | Apr 26, 2021, 08:07 AM IST

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.

JeM man recced NSA Ajit Doval's office in 2019, sent videos to his Pakistani masters

JeM man recced NSA Ajit Doval's office in 2019, sent videos to his Pakistani masters

India | Feb 13, 2021, 01:22 PM IST

The development has sent security officials into tizzy leading to additional security measures being deployed, official related to the development said in Saturday.

NSA Ajit Doval meeting a delegation of AISSC in Delhi

NSA Doval meets Sufi leaders delegation seeking support in fight against radicalisation

India | Jan 19, 2021, 12:37 PM IST

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.

Abdullah Abdullah holds talks with NSA Doval

Head of Afghan peace council Abdullah Abdullah holds talks with NSA Doval

World | Oct 07, 2020, 11:13 PM IST

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. 

500% spike in cybercrimes due to limited awareness, poor cyber hygiene: NSA Ajit Doval

500% spike in cybercrimes due to limited awareness, poor cyber hygiene: NSA Ajit Doval

India | Sep 19, 2020, 09:22 AM IST

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.

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