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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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Special report: Is Pakistan planning to attack NSA Ajit Doval?

News | Feb 15, 2021, 08:05 PM IST

The video clip of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval's office and several other top locations in the national capital were recovered from the phone of an arrested Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist. The development has sent security officials into tizzy leading to additional security measures being deployed, official related to the development said on Saturday.

Arrested JeM terrorist reveals NSA Ajit Doval was the target

News | Feb 15, 2021, 07:00 AM IST

The video clip of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval's office and several other top locations in the national capital were recovered from the phone of an arrested Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist. The development has sent security officials into tizzy leading to additional security measures being deployed, official related to the development said in Saturday.

Jairam Ramesh tenders apology to Vivek Doval in connection with defamation case

News | Dec 19, 2020, 04:33 PM IST

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh apologised to NSA's son Vivek Doval on December 19. Ramesh's apology comes after Vivek Doval filed defamation case against him.

UK Foreign Secy calls on PM Modi, discusses facets of strategic partnership

News | Dec 16, 2020, 05:22 PM IST

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 16. Their discussions covered various facets of strategic partnership. External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar, NSA Ajit Doval were present at the meeting.

Aaj Ka Viral: Decoding the truth behind kid singing Sufi song

News | Nov 25, 2020, 03:20 PM IST

Watch India TV's exclusive show where we tell all the truth behind viral videos | 25 November , 2020

Aaj Ka Viral: Shops using free electricity under the garb of Jama Masjid in Delhi?

News | Nov 24, 2020, 03:08 PM IST

Watch India TV's exclusive show where we tell all the truth behind viral videos | November 20, 2020

Aaj Ka Viral: Baby gets angry while getting a haircut

News | Nov 23, 2020, 03:11 PM IST

Watch India TV's exclusive show where we tell all the truth behind viral videos | November 20, 2020

NSA Ajit Doval meets head of Afghan peace council Abdullah Abdullah

News | Oct 07, 2020, 10:30 PM IST

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval met Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation Afghanistan, Dr Abdullah Abdullah on October 07.

Centre coming up with National Cyber-Security Strategy 2020: NSA Doval

News | Sep 19, 2020, 02:07 PM IST

National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval said the Centre is coming up with National Cyber-Security Strategy 2020 which envisions a safe, secure, trusted, resilient and vibrant cyberspace for India's prosperity. "The National Cyber Security Strategy 2020 has focussed on all areas of cybersecurity through its three pillars," Ajit Doval said.

Vocal for local: Tripura CM launches bamboo cookies, honey bottle

News | Sep 19, 2020, 01:33 PM IST

On the occasion of World Bamboo Day, Chief Minister of Tripura, Biplab Kumar Deb launched bamboo cookies and bamboo made honey bottle on September 18. These products are expected to create employment opportunities in the state.

NSA Ajit Doval meets French Minister of Armed Forces

News | Sep 10, 2020, 08:47 PM IST

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on September 10 and Minister of the armed forces of Florence Parly met at Hyderabad House in the national capital.

Myanmar hands over 22 known terrorists to India

News | May 16, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

12 of the 22 terrorists are linked to four insurgent groups in Manipur while the remaining 10 are associated with NDFB (S) and KLO of Assam.

Nizamuddin Markaz head agreed to vacate building after NSA Ajit Doval visit

News | Apr 01, 2020, 02:52 PM IST

Coronavirus outbreak: Nizamuddin Markaz head Maulana Saad agreed to vacate building after NSA Ajit Doval paid a visit at 2 AM.

Democracy fails when you fail to enforce law: Ajit Doval tells young police officers

News | Mar 05, 2020, 02:43 PM IST

National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval attended '3rd Young Superintendents of Police Conference' in Gurugram where he said that if one fails to enforce laws, democracy fails with it.

Ayodhya verdict: NSA Doval holds meet with Hindu, Muslim leaders post judgement

News | Nov 11, 2019, 11:09 AM IST

Swami Chidanand Saraswati at a meet at NSA Ajit Doval's residence: Everyone has accepted Supreme Court's decision with love. We have come together & made it successful. I want to thank my Muslim brothers. None has won or lost.

Special News | October 14, 2019

News | Oct 14, 2019, 06:12 PM IST

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Ajit Doval outlines three point formula to fight terrorism at NIA meet in Delhi

News | Oct 14, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Monday outlined three point formula to fight terrorism. Address at the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) national conference of Chiefs of Anti-Terrorism Squad/Special Task Force in Delhi, Ajit Doval said

NSA Ajit Doval arrives in Jammu and Kashmir on second visit since abrogation of article 370

News | Sep 26, 2019, 01:14 PM IST

NSA Ajit Doval arrives in Jammu and Kashmir on second visit since abrogation of article 370

NSA Ajit Doval reviews situation in 2 districts of South Kashmir

News | Aug 12, 2019, 02:06 PM IST

NSA Ajit Doval reviews situation in 2 districts of South Kashmir

NSA Ajit Doval reviews situation, interacts with local people in Anantnag

News | Aug 11, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

NSA Ajit Doval reviews situation, interacts with local people in Anantnag

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