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Explained: The risks countries are facing for sharing intelligence inputs over the Ukraine war
World

Explained: The risks countries are facing for sharing intelligence inputs over the Ukraine war

The US, British and Ukrainian governments and NATO partners have been regularly briefing global audiences on their intelligence concerning Russia and its war against Ukraine. This is being done to justify actions, persuade partners or adversaries to their cause and build resilience

Famers submit memoranda seeking repeal of agri laws as protests complete seven months; Tomar appeals to end stir
India

Famers submit memoranda seeking repeal of agri laws as protests complete seven months; Tomar appeals to end stir

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of 40 farmers' unions protesting at various Delhi border points, said that farmers were detained in states like Haryana, Punjab, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana during the protests

Book excerpt: Yatish Yadav's RAW — A History of India's Covert Operations follows real agents and spy networks
India

Book excerpt: Yatish Yadav's RAW — A History of India's Covert Operations follows real agents and spy networks

Yatish Yadav's conversations with Indian spies provide insight into how covert operations actually work.

Galwan Valley clash: Defence experts question dismantling of JIC, say it 'weakened' system of assessing intel
India

Galwan Valley clash: Defence experts question dismantling of JIC, say it 'weakened' system of assessing intel

With the JIC now gone, it is the NSCS' job to analyse the intelligence inputs and give its report to the National Security Council headed by the prime minister, and also coordinate with the ministries concerned and the state governments to ensure that the plans are properly implemented

The Unending Game by Vikram Sood offers former RAW chief's compelling, exhaustive insights into espionage
India

The Unending Game by Vikram Sood offers former RAW chief's compelling, exhaustive insights into espionage

Vikram Sood's The Unending Game covers some of the most exciting aspects of Indian intelligence's failures and successes

Abdul Subhan Qureshi alias Tauqeer's arrest likely to reveal more about indigenous terror outfit Indian Mujahideen
India

Abdul Subhan Qureshi alias Tauqeer's arrest likely to reveal more about indigenous terror outfit Indian Mujahideen

The arrest of Abdul Subhan Qureshi is likely to throw light on grey areas and answer several questions related to the home grown terror outfit Indian Mujahideen.

Pakistan Police kill six militants in Karachi; group had plans to attack religious procession in Sachal Goth area
World

Pakistan Police kill six militants in Karachi; group had plans to attack religious procession in Sachal Goth area

Six militants who were planning to attack a religious procession in Pakistan were killed on Thursday in a raid, police said

Twitter locks British government out from accessing key information streams
News & Analysis

Twitter locks British government out from accessing key information streams

Twitter's decision to block the British police and intelligence agencies from accessing data to identify terrorist plots has evoked criticism from the government.

Britain's intel agencies urged to help increasing cyber security in financial services
News & Analysis

Britain's intel agencies urged to help increasing cyber security in financial services

Britain's intelligence agencies need to do more to help regulators to protect the financial services industry from cyber crime, the head of an influential parliamentary committee said on Monday.

Poll: Most Republicans believe Russia is meddling in US election
World

Poll: Most Republicans believe Russia is meddling in US election

Most Republicans believe Russia is attempting to influence the 2016 US Presidential Election, according to a poll, despite comments by the party’s nominee, Donald Trump, downplaying the possibility

The astonishing rise of Jaish-e-Mohammed: It's bad news for Kashmir, India and Pakistan
World

The astonishing rise of Jaish-e-Mohammed: It's bad news for Kashmir, India and Pakistan

Relatively new compared to other Islamist jihadi groups, JeM is climbing the ladder of the most dreaded terror group pretty quickly.

ICC Anti Corruption Unit close to signing intelligence MoUs with India, UK, South Africa
First Cricket News

ICC Anti Corruption Unit close to signing intelligence MoUs with India, UK, South Africa

The ICC Anti Corruption Unit has stepped up its fight against corruption and are close to signing memorandum of understandings (MOUs) with police agencies in United Kingdom, South Africa and India.

Technology-savvy militants are latest worry of Indian intelligence agencies
India

Technology-savvy militants are latest worry of Indian intelligence agencies

Terrorists have started using technology by which mobile communications can be sent without using mobile phone networks, making it more difficult to gather evidence against them.

SC to hear plea against intel agencies exercising police powers in August
India

SC to hear plea against intel agencies exercising police powers in August

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will hear arguments on 19 August on the PIL questioning the legality of intelligence agencies exercising police powers in the absence of any law.

DoT receives request to block call-spoofing app We Phone
News & Analysis

DoT receives request to block call-spoofing app We Phone

Department of Telecom (DoT) has received a request from an intelligence agency to block the application We Phone on charge that it allows identity of the caller to remain hidden, Parliament was informed today.

SC refuses to dismiss PIL questioning power exercised by intelligence agencies
India

SC refuses to dismiss PIL questioning power exercised by intelligence agencies

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it cannot dismiss a pending PIL questioning legality of intelligence agencies exercising police powers in the absence of any law, by entertaining the plea of a person who wants to intervene.

Intelligence agencies interrogate 65 Bangladeshi nationals without valid visas, passports
World

Intelligence agencies interrogate 65 Bangladeshi nationals without valid visas, passports

Intelligence agencies on Tuesday interrogated 65 Bangadeshi nationals who were detained here for not having valid documents on 25 December.

Commandos beef up IGI airport security after hijack threat to Air India's Delhi-Kabul flight
India

Commandos beef up IGI airport security after hijack threat to Air India's Delhi-Kabul flight

A Kolkata man has been arrested for making a hijacking threat call to the city airport, even as the Delhi airport was been set on high alert following intelligence agency inputs about a hijack threat on an Air India Delhi - Kabul flight.

Hijack threat call: Security intensified for Delhi airport, Air India's Delhi-Kabul flight
India

Hijack threat call: Security intensified for Delhi airport, Air India's Delhi-Kabul flight

The alert reportedly said that the hijacking could be carried out in a manner similar to that of 1999 hijacking of IC 814 in which hijackers flew the aircraft to Kandahar in Afghanistan.

26/11 Mumbai terror attack: LeT tech chief posed as Indian businessman to buy VoIP
India

26/11 Mumbai terror attack: LeT tech chief posed as Indian businessman to buy VoIP

LeT's technology chief had posed as an Indian businessman while negotiating to buy a VoIP service that was used by the Mumbai LeT handlers.