Intelligence Bureau: News

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.

02 Apr 2017

North Korea

Govt to change security features on notes every 3-4 years

At a meeting held between senior officials of the Finance and Home Ministries, it was decided that the security-features of Rs. 2000 and Rs. 500 notes would be changed every 3-4 years.

13 Feb 2017


Fake Rs. 2000 notes entering from Pak

Within 3 months of the demonetization move being announced, authorities revealed that fake Rs.2000 notes have already found their way to India.

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.

03 Jan 2017


SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal SB Deo on Monday took over from Air Marshal BS Dhanoa as vice-chief of Air Staff.

01 Jan 2017


Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi stated that he would continue leading the Army's Eastern Command with "full professional sincerity" and had no intention of resigning.

31 Dec 2016


Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief

Lt General Bipin Rawat was appointed the 26th Army Chief of India replacing General Dalbir Singh Suhag.

19 Dec 2016


Lieutenant General Rawat's efficiency in the Congo

In August 2008, Lt. General Bipin Rawat was sent to the Congo to command the Indian Army's deployment.