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The body of Intelligence Bureau official Ankit Sharma arrives at GTB Hospital | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore honorarium for family of IB staffer killed in Delhi riots

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal hailed the bravery of the late Intelligence Bureau officer Ankit Sharma and announced a govt job for one person of his family.
IB staffer Ankit Sharma who was found dead in Chand Bagh in Delhi on 26 February 2020 | ANI | Twitter

IB officer Ankit Sharma’s death case of ‘targeted killing’, AAP’s Tahir Hussain named in FIR

Ankit Sharma’s family claims police apathy, say they were made to do rounds of hospitals to look for his body but refused registration of a case.
An onion storehouse in Lasalgaon | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

IB, RAW, ED and Income Tax dept get SOS from Modi govt to help check soaring onion prices

Officials from Intelligence Bureau, RAW, ED and I-T department have been mandated to work with agriculture and consumer affairs ministries to check onion prices.
Latest news on Babri Masjid demolition | ThePrint.in

Intelligence Bureau could’ve saved Babri Masjid by alerting PM Rao to demolition conspiracy

Madhav Godbole, who was Union home secretary at the time, writes how Intelligence Bureau paid little attention to Hindu organisations’ activities till then.
RAW Headquarters in Delhi | Commons

India must make Intelligence Bureau responsible for countering terrorism, not RAW

It makes little sense to have RAW gather intelligence for operations driven by internal security organisations like IB, police and Army.

RAW officials are being given pink slip because of an archaic British-era appraisal process

Here are the three changes that can be introduced in the performance review process in RAW to overcome the flaws of the ACR system.
Representational image | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

Want to protect your baby from harm? Don’t have it, say these Indians

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

Hours after heartland loss, Modi govt sends SOS to Intelligence Bureau for 2019 polls

Modi government wants IB to prepare and submit detailed reports on the "mood of voters" ahead of the 2019 general elections.   '
SSB

To strengthen Intelligence Bureau, Centre orders 2,000 SSB personnel to be moved

Personnel from the Sashastra Seema Bal will boost the Intelligence Bureau’s on-ground presence along the borders with China and Nepal.
Jawaharlal Nehru

2 persistent myths about 1962 China war are intelligence failure & Nehru’s meddling

There is a crushing consensus on “lessons” of 1962 China war among Indian strategists.

On Camera

Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Kominer’s light-switch challenge is the puzzle to solve during the lockdown

The challenge is based on a simple approach — start by thinking small, then try to work your way up to the solution.

Modi’s 9-min candle plan Sunday: Needless spectacle or much-needed motivation for Indians?

PM Modi requested Indians to light candles, lamps or mobile torches at 9 pm Sunday for nine minutes in a show of solidarity in the fight against Covid-19.

Defence

Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.