Articles tagged under: Ajit Doval

NSA Ajit Doval gets cabinet rank

June 03, 2019
NSA Ajit Doval gets cabinet rank

New Delhi: National Security Adviser Ajit Doval has been given Cabinet rank in Government of India in recognition of his contribution in the national security domain. His appointment will be for five years. DeshGujaratRead More

Doval, Trump’s NSA-designate discuss Indo-US strategic ties

December 20, 2016
Doval, Trump’s NSA-designate discuss Indo-US strategic ties

File photo From Lalit K Jha Washington:National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has met President-elect Donald Trump's NSA-designate Gen (rtd) Michael Flynn here during which the two leaders are believed to have discussed a wide range of regional and global strategic issues while exploring ways to further Indo-US ties. During the conversation, Flynn is believed to have expressed his "high respect" for India's growth in modern times and for its leadership, Indian embassy sources said. Dov...Read More

Pakistan, India NSAs agree to reduce tension along LoC: Aziz

October 03, 2016
Pakistan, India NSAs agree to reduce tension along LoC: Aziz

Islamabad:The National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan have spoken over phone and agreed to reduce tensions on the LoC, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said today as tensions soared high between the two nations after India's surgical strikes. Aziz confirmed that a contact was established between India's NSA Ajit Doval and his Pakistani counterpart Nasir Janjua after recent tension between the two countries on the Line of Control (LoC). Aziz sa...Read More

Indo-Pak NSAs meet in Bangkok

December 06, 2015

New Delhi In a sudden breakthrough, National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan held talks in Bangkok today on a wide gamut of bilateral ties including terrorism and Jammu and Kashmir, and agreed to take forward the "constructive" engagement. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his Pakistani counterpart Nasir Janjua also discussed peace and security and other issues including tranquility along the LoC. After the talks, the two sides issued a joint press statement which said, ...Read More

Internal security going to be a big challenge for India: Ajit Doval

October 31, 2015

Hyderabad Managing internal security is going to be a major challenge for the country, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval today said as he asked the police force to train and equip themselves to tackle the "fourth generation" warfare with an invisible enemy. Speaking after reviewing the passing out parade of the 67 RR (2014 batch) of Indian Police Service (IPS) probationers at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) here, Doval said India cannot become a great and...Read More

NSA Ajit Doval warns Pakistan; says covert actions not cost-effective

October 27, 2015

New Delhi Terming "jihadi terrorism" as common threat to South Asia, NSA Ajit Doval today warned Pakistan not to engage in covert actions saying it is a very short-sighted strategy of the neighbouring country. He said Pakistan has never realised that it can be "profitable" and "most effective" for its economic growth and stability if it engages with India and rest of the South Asian countries. "Till that happens, what India can do. I think one is that we should continue to work hard to ...Read More

Those who can make you think the way that’s in their interest enjoy the real power: Ajit Doval

August 15, 2015

Ahmedabad Following is an excerpt of India's National Security Advisor Shri Ajit Doval's speech at Lalit Doshi Foundation in Mumbai in the first week of August, 2015. The speech was divided in different parts. This particular part in the video deals with Statecraft. Part of the speech has been reproduced in text below: "Earlier the statecraft was more confined to the question of wars. The rules of wars were made, the Vienna convention was made, what are the permissible type of weapons...Read More

Media is very interesting entertainment for me: Doval

August 04, 2015

Mumbai Dubbing the media as a "very interesting entertainment" for him, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval today advised it to keep "national interest" above everything else. "Media is very interesting entertainment for me," Doval said, responding to an audience query about the media, after the late Lalit Doshi memorial lecture here. "Maybe what they are advising is right, but then how wrongly can right be projected and people remain disinformed," he said. "Probably they (media...Read More

Ajit Doval to visit Myanmar on June 17

June 12, 2015
Ajit Doval to visit Myanmar on June 17

New Delhi National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will visit Myanmar on June 17 where he will meet their top leaders which could include President U Thein Sein, days after Indian Army carried out a counter-insurgency operation along the India-Myanmar border. Asserting that the two governments have been in "constant touch", top government sources said Doval will undertake the visit with a view to discuss with the authorities there "further joint action" against Northeast insurgents. Doval, ...Read More