RAW

  • Intelligence chief briefs Home Minister May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Chiefs of three intelligence agencies Research and Analysis Wing, Intelligence Bureau and National Technical Research Organisation on Friday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and briefed him about security situation in India and its neighbourhood. R&AW chief Alok Joshi, Director of IB Asif Ibrahim and NTRO chief...
  • Enormous task ahead, says SIT black money probe panel chief MB Shah May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the government constituted a Special Investigation Team to bring back black money, retired SC Judge Justice MB Shah, who is heading the SIT said the committee has an enormous task ahead of it. "The task is enormous. It will take some time. We will have...
  • Raw satellite data on missing MH370 may be released on Tuesday May 26, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia on Monday said that it may release raw satellite data about missing Flight MH370 on Tuesday, meeting a demand by kin of the 239 people on board the illfated jet. The Malaysian government and UK's Inmarsat had earlier said that they will release raw satellite data used to...
  • RAW wants background check of telcos setting up ILD facility May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Security agency Research and Analysis Wing has asked the Department of Telecom to make background verification of telecom companies mandatory even before granting them provisional permission for starting international long distance communication services. "R&AW has requested that security clearances from the national security agencies viz, R&AW and IB for...
  • RAW officer sentenced to ten years imprisonment in dowry death case May 14, 2014

    A RAW officer was on Wednesday sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment by a court in Bihar's Patna district which found him guilty of burning to death his wife for dowry in 2008. Additional District and Sessions JudgeXI Anil Kumar Singh passed the order sentencing the officer, Manish Kumar Singh, to...
  • RAW staff member commits suicide after killing his wife, children March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A Research and Analysis Wing staff member allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and two children in Delhi on Saturday. The 52-year-old staff member, attached to technical wing, was found hanging from the fan in his house. The wife (43), son (17) and daughter (12) were probably hammered...
  • Kolkata: Special HC bench to take up Netaji case January 16, 2014

    The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered constitution of a special bench to take up a petition demanding declassification of secret documents on the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Hearing the PIL filed by Kolkatabased NGO India's Smile, Chief Justice Arun Mishra said the special division bench...
  • NIA chief, Bihar Police grill Yasin Bhatkal August 30, 2013

    Patna: National Investigation Agency Director General Sharad Kumar is interrogating arrested Indian Mujahideen terrorist Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal at the Bihar Military Police camp in Patna. Bihar Police officials have also grilled Bhatkal and he had admitted to his role in several blasts across the country, but...
  • Oblique angle to life via 'Madras Cafe' August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A fragile sense of identity which latches on to any major group, be it in terms of geography, race, religion, race, gender or language, is always in jeopardy of falling apart at the slightest sign of insecurity and seeks reassurance. A passing racist comment, or a wellresearched article...
  • IB, RAW, Army exchiefs to make joint statement on security issues August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Around 15 former Army chiefs, Foreign Secretaries, Home Secretaries and Intelligence Bureau and RAW chiefs will issue a joint statement on Friday on national security issues. They claimed that there was a crisis on the Indian border that the government was not addressing. Recently, five Indian soldiers were killed...
  • Nikhil Advani's 'DDay' censored, gets U/A certificate July 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Nikhil Advani's 'D Day', a film on crossborder terrorism, was passed by the Central Board Of Film Certification with a few dialogue cuts and an 'UA' certificate. Surprisingly, no cuts were ordered in verbal content regarding Pakistan, but Shruti Haasan's dialogues have been cut short. In the film, a...
  • They made false promises and sent me into Pak: former Indian spy May 15, 2013

    Thirty six years ago a young Vinod Sahni crossed the Line of Control as Agent 22. After months as an active spy, Sahni was captured and given 11 years in a Pakistani jail. After undergoing inhuman pain and torture for 11 years, When he returned to India, Sahni found his...
  • Sarabjit case opens wounds of spies who spent years in Pak jails May 14, 2013

    Ferozepur: Two weeks after Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's tragic killing in a Lahore jail, CNNIBN is meeting other spies who have spent decades in Pakistani jails, but are almost never acknowledged. Gopal Das wears his scars as proudly as a soldier, claiming he was on the payroll of the Research and...
  • I was sent by RAW but no one recognised me when I was in jail: Daniel May 3, 2013

    Daniel hails from Gurdaspur district's Dadwain village and was apprehended by Pakistani rangers in 1993. He was jailed for over four years. He now pulls a rickshaw. He alleges that the Indian authorities who sent him across the border refused to recognise him and help him out once he was...
  • Bangladesh: Government says Indian envoy safe April 13, 2013

    Dhaka: A day after three crude bombs were hurled at the Indian High Commissioner's car in Bangladesh, the External Affairs Ministry on Saturday said that its too early to say if the bombs were meant to target envoy Pankaj Saran specifically as the car he was using was hired...
  • Bangladesh: Indian envoy car was not attacked, says RAW April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) has refuted reports that the car of the Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh was attacked. Reports came on Friday evening that unidentified men had attacked Pankaj Saran's car injuring three, including the driver. The miscreants had hurled three crude bombs at the...
  • Cases of terror funding have increased by 300 per cent: Report February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A Finance Ministry report has come out with shocking details about terror funding just a few days after the Hyderabad bomb blasts. According to the report terror funding has gone up by 300 per cent in the last one year while cases of hawala transaction and fake currency...
  • Passing ground level intelligence to higher levels is the key: former RAW head PKH Tharakan February 22, 2013

    Are India's Intelligence capabilities grossly inadequate? Former Head of RAW PKH Tharakan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Do you agree that in India, there is no value for common man's life, if we can't install CCTV properly,is it not rubbish to talk about intelligence report if...
  • RAW officer goes missing a day before his wedding February 15, 2013

    New Delhi: An officer of Intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Prashant Agarwal, has been missing after he came to Delhi for his wedding. Prashant, posted in Cuttack in Odisha, had taken leave for his marriage and come to Delhi. His marriage was scheduled to take place on Friday but...
  • Kalam for IndiaUSIsrael task force to fight terror January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: India can adopt 'never forget and never forgive' attitude of the US and Israel in tracking terrorists, former President APJ Abdul Kalam has said, suggesting that the three countries come together with an integrated task force to defeat their threats. Kalam said the experience of the US and...
  • Asif Ibrahim to be next IB chief November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior IPS officer Alok Joshi will be the new chief of RAW and Syed Asif Ibrahim will be the next Director of Intelligence Bureau, the first Muslim to head it with four officers senior to him having been shifted out. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed...
  • 'ISI backs terrorists in reaction to Indian intelligence' November 21, 2012

    ISI's support to terror groups is a reaction to Indian intelligence: that's what former Pakistani president and Army chief General Pervez Musharraf said. The general who was in Delhi for the HT Leadership Summit spoke to CNNIBN Senior Editor Suhasini Haidar. ...
  • Agent Tiger, Agent Vinod: They're no Bond, so what? August 22, 2012

    New Delhi: It's not necessarily a bad thing, you know, that Hindi cinema has redefined the genre of espionage thrillers, distilling the best of the West through the filter of Indian sensibilities. Don't we love to add our own quirk to everything? Years of trial has made us experts in...
  • 'Ek Tha Tiger': What NOT to do if you're a spy August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Salman Khan must be entirely spent, smashing records and minting money from his spy caper 'Ek Tha Tiger'. Known as 'bhai' to legions of devotees, Khan has carried on his beefy shoulders the burden of films that were remarkably low on the IQ but packed with goofiness. And...
  • 2G scam: CBI to question Dubai businessman August 19, 2012

    New Delhi: CBI will soon call a Dubaibased businessman for questioning in connection with alleged laundering of funds as a fall out of 2G spectrum scam. The CBI has received an input from Research and Analysis Wing about the money parked in Dubai accounts of companies owned by the businessman. CBI sources...
  • 'Ek Tha Tiger' is not a James Bond replica August 6, 2012

    Mumbai: There is a buzz doing the rounds that Kabir Khan's forthcoming film is actually based on a true story. The claim was originally made by the kin of former RAW agent Ravindra Kaushik. According to them, this Salman Khanstarrer spy thriller has been inspired by Kaushik's life. The director of...
  • No 'Ek Tha Tiger' screening for late RAW agent's family July 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Yash Raj Films (YRF) has decided not to screen Salman Khanstarrer 'Ek Tha Tiger' for deceased RAW agent Ravindra Kaushik's family, who has sent the filmmakers a legal notice asking for a screening of the film. The production house and director Kabir Khan have decided to keep the film and...
  • Pak restrains airing of 'Ek Tha Tiger' promos July 9, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan has restrained its cable operators from screening promos and reviews of the upcoming Salman Khan starrer "Ek Tha Tiger" saying that the Bollywood movie is aimed at tarnishing the image of the ISI. A letter issued by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, country's media regulatory watchdog, to all...
  • Surjeet returns from Pak, says he was a RAW agent June 28, 2012

    Attari (Punjab): After more than 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan, Surjeet Singh returned home on Thursday to a tumultuous and teary welcome from family and friends and promptly admitted that he had indeed been sent to spy for India. Held in Pakistan on spying charges in the early 1980s, Surjeet,...
  • Israeli attack: No foreign agency to quiz Kazmi March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police was specifically told on Wednesday by a court in New Delhi not to permit any other probe agency to interrogate journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmad Kazmi, arrested for his alleged role in the February 13 bombing of an Israeli diplomat car. The court directed the police in...