Intelligence Bureau Current Affairs - 2019

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Arvind Kumar appointed as Director of Intelligence Bureau

The Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved appointment of senior IPS officer Arvind Kumar as Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB) for a fixed tenure of two years. He will succeed Rajiv Jain whose tenure comes to an end on 29 June 2019. About Arvind Kumar He is 1984-batch Read More…

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Lt Gen Faiz Hameed: appointed Pakistan’s new ISI chief

Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, was appointed by Pakistan military as the new Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the military-led powerful spy agency. Though by convention it is the Prime Minister of country who appoints ISI chief in consultation with Army chief per the Constitution, bout in reality it is the Army who decides who he Read More…

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Terror Monitoring Group for Jammu and Kashmir

The Union Home Ministry has announced setting up of a Terror Monitoring Group (TMG) to ensure synergised and concerted action against terror financing and terror-related activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Mandate of the Terror Monitoring Group Taking action against hardcore sympathisers among government employees including teacher’s etc providing overt or covert support to such activities. Read More…

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Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on PIL against notification under IT Act

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Central government on PIL which questioned the notification authorising 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any computer system. What was the notification? Under the notification, the central government had empowered 10 agencies, Intelligence Bureau, Narcotics Control Bureau, Enforcement Directorate, the Central Board of Direct Read More…

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Government appoints Dineshwar Sharma as its representative in J&K

The Union Government has appointed former Intelligence Bureau (IB) Chief Dineshwar Sharma as its Representative (or special interlocutor) to initiate and carry forward sustained dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) with all stakeholders In his new role, he will have rank equivalent to a Cabinet Secretary and complete independence in deciding who to hold talks Read More…

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Rajiv Jain appointed as new chief of Intelligence Bureau

The Union government has appointed senior IPS officer Rajiv Jain as the new chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB).  He succeeds Dineshwar Sharma and shall have two years term. He is IPS officer of the 1980-batch of Jharkhand-cadre. He had joined the IB in 1989 as assistant director. Since then he has worked in different capacities Read More…

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Union Government suspends Greenpeace India’s registration for 6 months

Union government has suspended the registration of Greenpeace India, a non-profit environmental organization for six months with immediate effect. Decision in this regard was taken by Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) after Greenpeace India had prejudicially acted against the public interests and economic interests of the country. As per MHA, Greenpeace India has used Read More…

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