Cabinet Committee On Security

  • After Bangladesh, Pakistan IB, BSF to guard Indo-Myanmar border 19-11-2013 09:03 PM

    In a major decision, government has decided to replace the Assam Rifles (AR) with BSF for guarding the porous Indo-Myanmar border notorious for movement of insurgents and smuggling of arms and narcotics. The decision in this regard was recently taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs and a Cabinet note...
  • India seeks IAEA help for safety of N-plants 03-12-2011 12:51 AM

    New Delhi: The government has sought assistance from the Operational Safety Review Team of the International Atomic Energy Agency for the safety reviews and audit of its nuclear power plants, said an official release on Friday. According top priority to the issue, the Cabinet Committee on Security on Thursday reviewed...
  • India tweaks navy's rules for combating pirates 11-03-2011 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: India, making all out efforts to seek the safe release of 53 sailors held by Somali pirates, on Friday also tweaked its navy's rules of engagement against pirates in the Indian Ocean, widening the scope of its offensive operations but within the framework of international laws of the...
  • Cabinet proposes new phone tapping norms 18-02-2011 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Security proposed new norms on phone tapping which put the onus of monitoring conversations on the government instead of service providers. The Committee has proposed a centralised hub for phone taps. The move follows the publication of the telephone conversations of corporate lobbyist Nira...
  • Govt to discuss Army's powers in J-K on Friday 08-09-2010 08:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Security will meet in New Delhi on Friday to discuss the situation in Kashmir as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking amendments in the Armed Forces Special Powers Act or its partial withdrawal from the state. Omar, who...