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Arvind Kumar appointed new IB chief, Samant Goel to head R&AW

Kumar, a 1984-batch IPS officer from the Assam-Meghalaya cadre will be replacing Rajiv Jain whose tenure comes to an end on June 29. Samant Goel will succeed Anil Dhasmana.

IB, R&AW chiefs get six-month extension

The decision to extend the tenure of the two officers by six months was taken due to the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, with the Centre wanting the new government to take a decision on these key posts, officials said.


IB director Rajiv Jain, RAW chief Anil Dhasmana get six months extension

The decision to extend the tenure of the two intelligence chiefs was taken due to the forthcoming general election by the prime minister-led Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

Heads of intel agencies should have longer tenures: Ex-R&AW chief

"Heads of intelligence organisations must have longer tenures - five years ideally - the selection should be from within and be based on career performance," Vikram Sood suggests.

Government amends foreign trade rules; Intelligence Bureau, RAW can import on their own

Asked to elaborate on the import exemption, a home ministry spokesperson said, “Security agencies within the power of the DGP have been exempted to have an import licence before procurement."

National Technical Research Organisation to have same powers as IB, R&AW

The Home Ministry on May 15 issued a notification listing NTRO under the Intelligence Organisations (Restriction of Rights) Act, 1985 — a demand of the organisation for over a decade.


Give Sanjiv Chaturvedi copy of IB report, rules CIC

Chaturvedi sought through RTI, a copy of the IB report submitted in relation to false cases filed against him by corrupt officers exposed by him during his term as DFO in Haryana.

Meghalaya: Missing for a month, intelligence officer, trader found dead

Arrested militant led police to spot near Bangladesh border where the bodies were dumped.

IB officer feared killed in Meghalaya

Vikash Kumar, an Assistant Central Intelligence Officer, was travelling in an SUV from Rongara on border to Baghmara, when armed men stopped the vehicle and took them into a jungle.

MHA nod for cyber security wing under IB

Sources said the Home Minister decided to give a green signal amid perceived threat of 'radicalisation of young men' through cyber means.