Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicAjit Doval

Topic: Ajit Doval

Not just Gujarat: Modi’s star IAS, IPS, IFS officers earned spurs under PM Manmohan

Vini Mahajan's appointment as secretary in Jal Shakti Ministry is among a string that questions criticism that Modi relies almost exclusively on confidants he worked with as Gujarat CM.

Ajit Doval is wrong. Civil society not dangerous, we pushed back militants in Meghalaya

Ajit Doval thinks civil society is the new frontier of war. But ‘Shillong We Care’, a small group of citizens, stood up to militants and extortion.

India, South Korea hold strategic dialogue, explore tech partnership, supply chain resilience

According to the Ministry of External Affairs, both nations agreed to further strengthen mutually beneficial strategic cooperation in areas of bilateral, regional and global interest.

CBI busts child sex racket ‘spread across 100 nations’, accused ‘shared videos on social media’

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Ajit Doval was my batchmate, but his understanding of Constitution, civil society is flawed

Doval's statements reflect that he thinks India is still a colonial monarchy, where people are subjects, and not a democracy, where they are citizens.

Civil society is new frontier of war, can be subverted to harm nation, Ajit Doval says

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval was speaking at the Passing Out Parade of Hyderabad-based Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy Friday.

Pakistan to host US, China, Russia meeting on Afghanistan a day after India holds NSA talks

‘Troika Plus’ meet, chaired by Pakistan foreign minister & NSA, will feature special representatives from US, China & Russia. Taliban foreign minister Muttaqi will also attend.

Afghan instability big regional worry. That’s the message Delhi NSA meet wants to send Taliban

Wednesday's meeting, to be chaired by NSA Ajit Doval, will be attended by security heads of Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan.

Ajit Doval holds strategic dialogue with France, agrees to strengthen defence & security ties

France’s resolve to expand strategic cooperation with India came nearly 2 months after the new security alliance by Australia, UK and US that had infuriated the French govt.

Pakistan & China unlikely to be part of Ajit Doval-hosted meet on Afghanistan next week

Pakistan wants Taliban regime to be represented at the talks, with its NSA Moeed Yusuf saying Tuesday that this is for the sake of ordinary Afghan citizens.

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Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
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Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

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The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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