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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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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

Watch the big news of the day in India TV's special news program.

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

After Ajit Doval, Nripendra Misra & PK Mishra entitled to under Cabinet rank

Kurukshetra | Jun 16, 2019, 07:00 PM IST

After Ajit Doval, Nripendra Misra & PK Mishra entitled to under Cabinet rank

NSA Ajit Doval and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had a telephonic conversation last night

News | Feb 28, 2019, 10:52 AM IST

NSA Ajit Doval and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had a telephonic conversation last night

NSA Ajit Doval Phone Tapping: High Court seeks Centre's response on plea for SIT probe

News | Jan 16, 2019, 10:29 AM IST

The petition filed alleged that some CBI officials have abused their powers by violating the existing guidelines on phone tapping and surveillance.

NSA Ajit Doval meets BJP Chief Amit Shah at his residence

News | Jun 19, 2018, 02:07 PM IST

NSA Ajit Doval meets BJP Chief Amit Shah at his residence

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