Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicAjit Doval

Topic: Ajit Doval

Maldives’ Nasheed meets NSA Doval in India, calls him ‘grandmaster of geopolitics’

Speaker & ex-president Mohamed Nasheed's meeting with Doval comes as Maldives government tries to quash growing anti-India campaign ahead of presidential election next year.

Spy chiefs & deputies from dozens of countries meet in India in first such conclave

Representatives of organisations from countries including UK, US, Germany, ASEAN attended 'informal' gathering Sunday. Aim is to develop closer working mechanism.

German NSA ‘would have liked’ India’s support on Ukraine war at UN, but understands challenges

Jens Plötner, foreign & security policy adviser to Chancellor Olaf Scholz, came on 12-hr visit to India to meet NSA Doval. He also met minister Jaishankar & Foreign Secy Shringla.

Doval tells Wang LAC disengagement a must, could visit China after ‘immediate issues’ resolved

During delegation-level talks at the South Block, India made it clear that continuation of the present situation is not in mutual interest.

‘Mentally disturbed’ man detained for trying to enter NSA Doval’s house, said he’s ‘wearing chip’

Karnataka man tried to crash gate of NSA’s residence with hired SUV. Delhi Police special cell is probing the matter.

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.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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