Cabinet Committee On Security

  • After Bangladesh, Pakistan IB, BSF to guard Indo-Myanmar border November 19, 2013

    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 will...
  • Cabinet clears IAF's trainer aircraft deal May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Security on Thursday cleared the Indian Air Force trainer jets deal, which has been a major IAF requirement. The government cleared the Rs 2900-crore worth deal to procure 75 Pilatus basic aircraft trainer for IAF. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The lack...
  • India seeks IAEA help for safety of N-plants December 3, 2011

    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 the...
  • India tweaks navy's rules for combating pirates March 11, 2011

    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 February 18, 2011

    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 Radia...
  • Govt to discuss Army's powers in J-K on Friday September 8, 2010

    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 flew...