Intelligence Bureau: News

12 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi: 6 arrested with over 2,000 cartridges before Independence Day

Delhi Police have arrested six people for their alleged involvement in the smuggling of ammunition ahead of Independence Day, NDTV reported on Friday.

04 Aug 2022


IB warns of terror strike in Delhi on Independence Day

National Capital Delhi has been placed on high alert following reports of a probable terror attack around Independence Day.

18 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Naga Peace talks in rough weather, PM involves IB Director

With a threat of derailment looming large over Naga Peace talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is learned to have roped in Arvind Kumar, the Director of Intelligence Bureau, to steer the conversations in the right direction.

03 Aug 2020

Delhi Police

Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police

Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilor Tahir Hussain has confessed to his involvement in the violence that broke out in Northeast Delhi earlier this year, according to police records.

11 Mar 2020


Meenakshi Lekhi says Delhi violence was in making for months

Days after violence rocked Northeast Delhi killing more than 50 people and injuring nearly 200, the riots were discussed in the Parliament with both Congress and BJP attacking one another.

05 Mar 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi riots: Murder-accused, suspended AAP leader Tahir Hussain gets arrested

Expelled AAP leader Tahir Hussain, who is an accused in the murder case of Intelligence Bureau officer Ankit Sharma, was on Thursday arrested after a Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court rejected his surrender plea.

03 Mar 2020

Donald Trump

Delhi riots: 122 homes, 301 vehicles damaged, says interim report

With the dust on one of the worst communal clashes to hit Delhi settling, officials are assessing the damage and the details are staggering.

02 Mar 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Kejriwal announces Rs. 1cr compensation for deceased IB officer's family

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced a compensation of Rs. 1 crore for the family of the Intelligence Bureau officer, Ankit Sharma, killed in the recent violence in Northeast Delhi.

27 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi: AAP-leader, accused in IB officer's murder case, defends himself

In the violence that rocked New Delhi this week, a young man, working with Intelligence Bureau (IB), died, and an AAP leader was blamed for the turn of events. The latter has denied the accusations in a video and put the blame on BJP's Kapil Mishra, instead.

27 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi riots: Guns, petrol-bombs, swords, and hammers used in violence

For over two days, Delhi burned this week taking the lives of as many as 28 people, including a head constable and an Intelligence Bureau official.

25 Dec 2019


#CareerBytes: How to join R&AW? Here's everything you should know

The Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW or RAW) is the foreign intelligence agency of the country.

09 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

Despite being isolated on the global stage and failing to get support in its rant against India after New Delhi rescinded Article 370, Pakistan is continuing with its notorious actions.

19 Aug 2019

Amit Shah

NSA Ajit Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation

Arriving in Delhi after reviewing the ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Monday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the North Block and briefed him about the prevailing conditions in the region.

04 Aug 2019


Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a high-level meeting with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and several other top security officials at the Parliament to discuss the Kashmir security crisis.

26 Jun 2019


Samant Goel, key-planner of Balakot operation, appointed R&AW chief

The two most prominent spy agencies of India - Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) and Intelligence Bureau (IB), got new chiefs on Wednesday.

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

A multi-body terror monitoring agency is now set to widen its ambit for also monitoring the progress of all terror-related cases in Jammu & Kashmir.

27 Feb 2019


Only seven people, including Modi, knew about IAF's operation

On February 26, 12 Mirage-2000 jets breached Pakistan's airspace in Balakot, dropped explosives on Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest camp and returned unharmed.

04 Feb 2019

West Bengal

IPS Officer Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as CBI director

Newly-appointed CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla took charge of the probe agency this morning, CBI spokesperson Nitin Wakankar said.

20 Jan 2019


Cop transferred after video shows woman begging at his feet

In Lucknow, a police inspector displayed complete lack of empathy when an elderly woman, who lost her son, begged him to file an FIR.

Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'

On Monday, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality and legality of the Center's December 20 order that granted sweeping surveillance powers to 10 Central agencies.

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

On Thursday, the Centre gave powers to ten Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor all data present in any computer and invited criticism from the opposition which claimed the country was being made into an 'Orwellian state'.

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.

16 Dec 2018

West Bengal

WB-government refuses permission for BJP's Rath Yatra citing possible communal-violence

The West Bengal government yesterday refused permission for the BJP's proposed Rath Yatra, citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence in areas where the party was planning to take out the yatra.

18 Nov 2018


Of 40L excluded in NRC, 35.5L haven't applied for inclusion

Over 35.5 lakh people of the 40 lakh, who were excluded in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), haven't yet come forward for inclusion in the final list of the Supreme Court-monitored exercise.

17 Nov 2018

Delhi Police

#TerrorAlert: JeM terror plans intercepted, Delhi on high alert

On Saturday, the national capital was put on high alert after intelligence agencies came across messages detailing attack plans in a WhatsApp group believed to be run by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

21 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates National Police Memorial, museum for khaki-donning forces

On the special occasion to mark the National Police Commemoration Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday inaugurated a refurbished National Police Memorial in New Delhi and a newly-built museum for the khaki-donning forces.

18 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

PM to unveil National Police Memorial, museum on Oct 21

PM Modi will inaugurate the refurbished National Police Memorial, including a newly-built museum of these forces in khaki, in Delhi on October 21.

18 May 2018


Not a narcissistic person, lead a simple life: John Abraham

Actor John Abraham, who started off as a model before venturing into the Hindi film industry, says he is a middle-class person and believes in leading a simple and frugal life.

02 May 2018


Data breach forces EPFO to suspend Aadhaar-seeding services

New information has come to light about a data breach in the EPFO portal, which let subscribers link their Aadhaar to their Universal Account Number (UAN).

07 Apr 2018


Jailed Ukrainian model suspected of information theft, illegal stay

Ukrainian model Daria Molcha, who was arrested from a Gorakhpur city hotel on April 3 on charges of illegally staying in India without a visa, has revealed the details of her 'Indian friends' who allegedly facilitated her entry into the country using fake documents.

17 Mar 2018

Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh: India willing to cross border to protect Kashmir

On Saturday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that no power in the world could take Kashmir away from India, and if need be, Indian forces would cross border to protect the country's territorial integrity.

23 Feb 2018


Indian youth allegedly running global child porn racket arrested

The CBI has busted a global child pornography racket running on WhatsApp, allegedly led by five Indian citizens.

Indian security personnel called up for 2022 FIFA World Cup

According to an Indian Express report, Indian security personnel involved in critical operations like the 2008 Mumbai attacks and in high-profile events like the IPL, FIFA U-17 World Cup, ISL etc. are being sought after to be part of the security assistance programme for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

19 Jan 2018


The curious case of scientist Nambi Narayanan and ISRO espionage

It has taken ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan over two decades to come out with his story.

15 Jan 2018


Intel, defense officials can't use Ola, Uber

It is not unusual for officials in sensitive departments, especially in intelligence and defense, to refrain from using specific common products, for example, a particular brand of smartphone, for security reasons.

21 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

#DefenseDiaries: The men who keep PM Modi safe

Whenever PM Narendra Modi speaks publicly, all our eyes and ears are firmly towards him.

13 Dec 2017


Dawood Ibrahim breaking up with trusted aide Chhota Shakeel?

Rumors are that all is not well between wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his most trusted aide Chhota Shakeel.

24 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma optimistic ahead of second visit

Former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma has expressed optimism about his second visit to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as the central government's special representative to the strife-torn state.

21 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K Stone Pelting: Centre may withdraw cases against first-time offenders

The Centre is expected to announce an amnesty scheme under which cases would be withdrawn against first-time offenders engaging in stone pelting in the Kashmir Valley.

07 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

The Pakistani Army and ISI have reportedly stepped up attempts to infiltrate terrorists into Kashmir and conduct attacks, Indian security officials have told DNA.

31 Oct 2017


IPS officer arrested for cheating while giving UPSC exam

Chennai police have arrested a trainee IPS officer after he was caught cheating by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) while giving the Union Public Service Commission (Main) Examinations.

J&K's separatists warn "mass agitation" if Article 35A is changed

Separatists in J&K have threatened another round of agitations against the Mehbooba Mufti-led government if the State Subject Law under Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution is tinkered with.

29 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Two terrorists killed in gun battle with security forces

Two terrorists have been gunned down this morning by the Indian forces in an encounter in the Bandipora district's Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir.

25 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Separatists reject Centre's calls for dialogue over J&K violence

The separatist Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has hardened its stance saying they won't accept anything less than freedom from India.

24 Oct 2017


Ashok Gehlot: IB searched hotel where I met Hardik, Jignesh

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot alleged that local Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials searched and acquired the CCTV footage of the Ahmedabad hotel room where he met with Patidar leader Hardik Patel and Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani.

23 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Rajnath: Former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma to be J&K interlocutor

To address strife-torn J&K's problems, Union HM Rajnath Singh announced that former Intelligence Bureau (IB) director Dineshwar Sharma will initiate dialogue in the insurgency-hit state.

20 Sep 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Man arrested for posing as Intelligence Bureau officer

Delhi Police arrested a 32-year-old man, Praveen Hooda, for impersonating a high-ranking Intelligence Bureau officer as he was trying to enter the agency's headquarters.

11 Sep 2017


Surgical strikes: Army major says return most dangerous part

The Indian Army's surgical strikes across the LoC last year took place at a rapid pace, said the major who led the daunting mission.

12 Jul 2017

Bipin Rawat

In June, intelligence input had warned of Amarnath attack

Intelligence input had warned of a potential attack on the pilgrims on June 25; had the administration taken action, the deadly mishap could have been averted.

19 Jun 2017


Kerala's 'Gaza Street' under intelligence agencies' radar

Kerala has a new street that is of much interest to intelligence agencies. Officials are intrigued about this road in Thuruthi ward of Kasaragod municipality, that has been named 'Gaza'.

09 Jun 2017


Pakistan's ISI plotting major terror attack in India: Intelligence reports

Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is planning a major terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab, according to an Intelligence Bureau (IB) input.

22 May 2017


Centre mulls revival of an umbrella anti-terror agency

Five years after 26/11, the centre has taken the first step to revive the controversial National Counter Terrorism Centre, an umbrella agency subsuming other security agencies including the Intelligence Bureau and the Research & Analysis Wing.

20 May 2017

Pakistan News

Pakistani funding: NIA launches probe against Kashmiri separatist leaders

The National Investigation Agency has launched a probe against several hardline separatist leaders who allegedly receive funds from Pakistan-based terror outfits, including Lashkar -e-Taiba (LeT).

18 May 2017


Government gives 30-days to erring NGOs to file I-T returns

The government has given all erring NGOs 30 days time to file their annual returns for the last five years so that they can resume operations.

07 Apr 2017


NGO funding: Government submits stringent draft guidelines to Supreme Court

Government of India submitted draft guidelines on regulating NGO funding to the Supreme Court. The guidelines are intended to bring accountability to NGOs and voluntary organizations which receive up to Rs. 1000 crore from the government.

01 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

India's budget and the rituals that kick it off

The Narendra Modi government is set to present this year's budget on February 1, 2017.

14 Aug 2016

Delhi Police

Call from U.S. warns of blasts in NCR

A resident of Noida received an ominous call on August 11 warning him of blasts in Noida and Delhi on Independence Day. The caller hung up without providing details.

02 Aug 2016

Hizbul Mujahideen

Alleged Wani successor Sabzar Ahmad Bhat listed as 'A-category' militant

Hizbul Mujahideen's new Kashmir Commander was Burhan's close associate and was initiated into militancy in 2015.