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Apples, bangles: What Pakistani handlers are telling terrorists on ground

07 Sep 2019

Apples, bangles: What Pakistani handlers are telling terrorists on ground

Pakistan is trying hard to destabilize Jammu and Kashmir and security forces are determined to thwart all its attempts, National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval said on Saturday.

NSA Ajit Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation

19 Aug 2019

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.

J&K: NSA Ajit Doval assesses ground situation; speaks to locals

10 Aug 2019

J&K: NSA Ajit Doval assesses ground situation; speaks to locals

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval visited Anantnag in south Kashmir and interacted with locals on Saturday.

Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor, given Cabinet rank

03 Jun 2019

Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor, given Cabinet rank

On Monday, the Government of India reappointed National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval to the post for five more years, and also gave him a Cabinet rank.

UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

27 Mar 2019

UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

After PM Narendra Modi announced that India has become a space superpower with the success of Mission Shakti, former Director General of DRDO, VK Saraswat, blamed the erstwhile UPA government for delaying the space programme.

Support India's right to defense: US tells Doval after Pulwama

16 Feb 2019

Support India's right to defense: US tells Doval after Pulwama

John Bolton, the National Security Adviser of US, called his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on Friday to inform his country supports India's right to defend itself, in wake of Pulwama terror attack.

Indo-Sino defense, security dialogue: Officials agree to augment military exchanges

15 Nov 2018

Indo-Sino defense, security dialogue: Officials agree to augment military exchanges

Top officials of India and China held the 9th Annual Defense and Security Dialogue in Beijing after a year's gap due to the Doklam standoff, as both countries agreed to enhance military exchanges.

Melania calling shots? Forces exit of top White House aide

15 Nov 2018

Melania calling shots? Forces exit of top White House aide

A senior national security aide to United States President Donald Trump was forced to depart the White House yesterday, a day after the First Lady Melania Trump sought her exit.

US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow

23 Oct 2018

US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow

US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser has met with Russia's Defense Minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.

US to end landmark Cold War-era arms-control treaty with Russia

22 Oct 2018

US to end landmark Cold War-era arms-control treaty with Russia

President Donald Trump has announced that the US will pull out of a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russia that limited the number of missiles in the two nations, accusing Moscow of violating the deal.

Decision to suspend aid to Pakistan wasn't taken lightly: US

13 Sep 2018

Decision to suspend aid to Pakistan wasn't taken lightly: US

The US decision to suspend military aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan wasn't taken lightly, as the Trump administration was concerned that the South Asian country's atomic weapons could fall into the hands of the terrorists, said John Bolton, National Security Adviser of the United States.

US has plans to dismantle N-Korea's nuclear-program in one-year: Bolton

02 Jul 2018

US has plans to dismantle N-Korea's nuclear-program in one-year: Bolton

President Trump's National Security Adviser, John Bolton, said the US has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear programs in a year.

Donald Trump appoints hawkish John Bolton as the new NSA

23 Mar 2018

Donald Trump appoints hawkish John Bolton as the new NSA

In the latest move in an ongoing shake-up of US President Donald Trump's top advisors, John Bolton will replace the outgoing National Security Advisor HR McMaster.

Sanctions on North Korea to continue until complete denuclearization: Trump

09 Mar 2018

Sanctions on North Korea to continue until complete denuclearization: Trump

A senior White House official said the Trump administration's policy of imposing sanctions on North Korea has worked.

US-elections Russian interference probe: Lawyer accused of lying pleads guilty

21 Feb 2018

US-elections Russian interference probe: Lawyer accused of lying pleads guilty

Special Counsel Robert Mueller probing Russian interference in the 2016 US elections charged a lawyer for lying about his communications with former Trump campaign aide Richard Gates, who himself faces financial crime allegations.

Investigators ask Deutsche Bank for Trump's former NSA's transactions

16 Dec 2017

Investigators ask Deutsche Bank for Trump's former NSA's transactions

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly requested Deutsche Bank to provide information on transactions linked to President Donald Trump's disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Pathankot attack: In confidential NSA-level talks, India confronts Pakistan

26 Nov 2017

Pathankot attack: In confidential NSA-level talks, India confronts Pakistan

Reports have surfaced about a secret dialogue between Indian NSA Ajit Doval and his Pakistani counterpart, Lieutenant-General Nasser Khan Janjua.

Trump's former NSA may cooperate with Mueller's Russia-Trump probe

25 Nov 2017

Trump's former NSA may cooperate with Mueller's Russia-Trump probe

Lawyers representing former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn have reportedly informed President Donald Trump's legal team that they can't discuss the investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot

07 Sep 2017

How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot

Indian National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Kumar Doval is being seen as PM Narendra Modi's right-hand man responsible for the resolution of the Doklam standoff, on terms favoring India.

#SikkimStandoff: China indicates talks with Doval didn't succeed

02 Aug 2017

#SikkimStandoff: China indicates talks with Doval didn't succeed

Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country would never "swallow the bitter fruit" that could harm its sovereignty and defeat "all invasions."

#SikkimStandoff: NSA Doval visits Beijing as China demands Indian withdrawal

27 Jul 2017

#SikkimStandoff: NSA Doval visits Beijing as China demands Indian withdrawal

Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval has arrived in Beijing, where he will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and his counterparts from the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries for a multilateral security meet.

#SikkimStandoff: Ex-Chinese diplomat says Indian troops must withdraw or die

20 Jul 2017

#SikkimStandoff: Ex-Chinese diplomat says Indian troops must withdraw or die

Liu Youfa, a former Chinese diplomat, said the Indian troops deployed at the disputed Donglang area (also called Doklam) could withdraw, be captured or killed.

White House: Flynn failed to disclose Russian income

02 Apr 2017

White House: Flynn failed to disclose Russian income

The White House stated that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn failed to disclose income he received from a Russian television network and another Russian firm.

Trump calls Russia probe "witch hunt"

01 Apr 2017

Trump calls Russia probe "witch hunt"

US President Donald Trump has called the probe into his teams' connections with Moscow a "witch hunt." His statements come after Trump's former National Security Adviser's lawyer said he would testify if he was granted immunity.

Fired Trump NSA seeks immunity to testify on Russia interference

31 Mar 2017

Fired Trump NSA seeks immunity to testify on Russia interference

Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's recently fired national security adviser, has sought immunity to testify at hearings regarding Russia's alleged US election interference.

Trump was aware of Michael Flynn's Russia phone call

15 Feb 2017

Trump was aware of Michael Flynn's Russia phone call

When asked about his National Security Advisor's pre-inauguration contact with a Russian ambassador, Trump said, "I don't know about that. I haven't seen it."

Trump's NSA Michael Flynn resigns over Russia links

14 Feb 2017

Trump's NSA Michael Flynn resigns over Russia links

US President Donald Trump's National Security Advisor Michael Flynn has resigned, according to the White House.

Ajit Doval to Pak: Stop terror, then hold talks

11 Oct 2016

Ajit Doval to Pak: Stop terror, then hold talks

India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has told Pakistani NSA Naseer Janjua that the only way India and Pakistan can hold peace talks is if Pakistan stops exporting terror to India.

Indians confident of Modi's foreign policy shaped by NSA Doval

21 Sep 2016

Indians confident of Modi's foreign policy shaped by NSA Doval

India's position in the world has improved since Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister in 2014, according to US-based Pew Research Center's recent annual opinion poll.