Defence Ministry has asked the Intelligence Bureau to keep an eye on the private sector defence companies to prevent leakage of classified information about Indian military projects to foreign nationals.
With the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) planning to create disturbances to mark its decade of formation this September, police is bracing up to counter any such move and make people aware about the "futility" of the rebel movements.
Former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan on Thursday said it was quite clear that CBI and IB were induced to do a "hatchet job" to scuttle the elevation of eminent lawyer Gopal Subramanium to the Supreme Court bench.
The Home Ministry is unlikely to grant sanction to CBI to prosecute four Intelligence Bureau officials, including its former Special Director Rajinder Kumar, in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case as the probe agency has not yet submitted the case diary for examination.
Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday virtually backed the NGO Greenpeace in the backdrop of an Intelligence Bureau report warning that the NGO is a threat to the country`s economic growth.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said he had "no information" on Intelligence Bureau submitting any report that foreign-funded NGOs are "negatively impacting" economic development in the country by organising public protests against industrial projects.
Maoist attacks on key infrastructure and government buildings including schools, roads and culverts, hospitals and railway properties have witnessed a sharp decline in the past couple of years in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh.
Taking note of concerns voiced over government`s development projects being affected by the internal security situation, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asked chiefs of security agencies and paramilitary forces to quickly prepare a roadmap to strengthen the security architecture.
Former Intelligence Bureau Chief Ajit Kumar Doval, considered one of the finest operational brains, was on Friday appointed as the National Security Advisor (NSA) to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.