Internal Security Meet

  • Allparty meet called on June 10 to discuss Naxal problem June 5, 2013

    The meeting called by the Centre on internal security on Wednesday into an allout war between the Congress and the BJP. ...
  • NCTC a poorly conceived idea, disband it: Modi June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Dubbing the National Counter Terrorism Centre as a "poorly conceived" idea, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday warned that it could result in irreparable loss to the internal security apparatus and urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to junk the proposal. "It is not clear how big it...
  • Modi attacks NCTC, says UPA's big brother attitude is not good June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi once again attacked the Centre over internal security and slammed the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), saying the big brother attitude of the government is not good. "You are attacking the federal structure just by the idea of NCTC. The big brother attitude...
  • Watch: Modi ignores Nitish, walks past him at internal security meet June 5, 2013

    The cold vibes between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar have been caught on camera. Modi walked past Nitish ignoring him at the Chief Ministers' internal security meet in the national capital. ...
  • PM pushes for Centrestate cooperation to combat Naxalism June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Ten days after the deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister inaugurated the internal security meeting of Chief Ministers on Wednesday. Addressing the meeting, the Prime Minister said the Centre and state governments must work together to combat Naxalism. He said the government has instituted measures in 34...
  • Live: Centre, states must work together to combat Naxalism, says PM June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: 10:45 am: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said several laws have been enacted to tackle crimes against women. "There is a need to put in place institutional mechanisms such as sensitisation of policemen," the Prime Minister said at the internal security meet. 10:44 am: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says Centre...
  • Modi, Nitish likely to oppose NCTC at internal security meet today June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: More and more states are opposing the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) formation even after the Centre has watered it down. Sources say Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar are likely to oppose the move at the internal security meet of Chief...
  • AntiNaxal battleplan, NCTC main focus of internal security meet today June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Ten days after the deadly Naxal attack in Chhatisgarh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called an internal security meeting of the Chief Ministers of all states. Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Madhya Predesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik...
  • Nothing to oppose in NCTC now: Sushil Kumar Shinde March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Conceding to the demands of nonCongress Chief Ministers, the Centre has diluted the much touted NCTC with Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde exuding confidence that the antiterror hub would see the light of the day during the Chief Ministers' conference in New Delhi next month. Shinde said all...
  • Chief Ministers object to BSF Amendment Act April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Opposing amendments to the BSF Act, some state Chief Ministers on Monday demanded that discussions on the issue should be deferred and taken up along with the National Counter Terrorism Centre on May 5 as it also disturbs the federal structure of the country. Tripura Chief Minister Manik...
  • Full text: Jaya's speech at internal security meet April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday slammed the Centre and said that the government was making repeated efforts to interfere with the powers of the state governments. "Constant attempts to reduce states to the level of glorified municipal corporation heavily dependent on the Centre for funds,"...
  • Jaya, Modi take on Centre at security meet April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The tenuous Centrestates relations came under more strain at the Chief Ministers' meeting on internal security in New Delhi on Monday. The Union Government faced flak from some nonCongress chief ministers for trying to step in on the domain of the state governments. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa...
  • Chidambaram, MP CM involved in a slanging match February 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The meeting on internal security in New Delhi on Tuesday witnessed a political slanging match. When Home Minister P Chidambaram cited the Pune and Varanasi blasts to make the point that prior intelligence warnings given by the Centre were not heeded, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan...
  • Better policing need of the hour: PM February 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the internal security meet on Tuesday looked optimistic about security situation in the country and emphasised on the need of community policing to make the situation better. Expressing his pleasure that no major communal tension was reported in 2010, the Prime Minister said, "We...
  • Chidambaram talks tough on internal security February 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram at the internal security meet on Tuesday expressed his concern over security situation in the country but called for strong measures to counter the challenge. "We live in troubled neighborhood, as a result we are facing terror, inflow of refugees. We have to face...
  • Govt rejects Guj antiterror bill; Modi fumes February 7, 2010

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India needed stringent laws to counter crossborder terrorism and criticised the Central Government for not giving the nod to his state's proposed antiterror act. "We need latest technology to strengthen our forces but we also need stringent laws to fight...
  • Terror outfits move beyond J&K: PM November 23, 2006

    New Delhi:Terror organisations are no longer limited to Jammu and Kashmir and conspire to spread their activities into the mainland of the country, said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday. "Attempts to take this threat to other parts of the country to create fear in the minds of our people...
  • PM warns states against suicide attack September 5, 2006

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has warned the country of increasing suicide attacks asking the states to do more to fight terror. Just five months ago, Manmohan Singh described the Naxal menace as the biggest internal security challenge ever faced by the country'. Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, and Andhra Pradesh are...
  • States form panel to fight terrorists September 5, 2006

    New Delhi: The Government announced on Tuesday that it will be setting up an empowered committee that will encompass India's internal security concerns including the northeast insurgency, Maoist violence and Jammu and Kashmir militant terror. The committee, to be headed by the Home Minister and comprising select chief ministers and senior...
  • Terrorists roaming freely: PM September 5, 2006

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday rang the alarm bells, telling the states that terror is lurking in the country in every corner and suicide bombers are on the prowl, waiting to target economic, religious and nuclear establishments anywhere any time. "The intelligence agencies have warned that terrorist...