NSG COMMANDO

  • India has a culture of using people: Kiran Bedi on NSG commandos November 23, 2012

    A day after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was hanged for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, an NSG commando, who had fought against the terrorists in the carnage, hit out claiming he was not paid his dues by the government. ...
  • Are our war heroes victims of red tapism? November 22, 2012

    Former NSG commandos Surender Singh and PV Manesh, who fought Mumbai attackers, say that the government has not paid their dues. ...
  • 26/11 heroes say govt ignoring them; Army, NSG deny November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was hanged at Pune's Yerwada Jail, a former Army soldier and National Security Guard (NSG) commando Naik Surender Singh, who had fought to eliminate the terrorists in the 2008 Mumbai carnage, has hit out claiming he has not paid his dues...
  • I am fighting for honour, not money: exNSG commando November 22, 2012

    Sources say Surender Singh has been paid PF of Rs 6.48 lakh, group insurance of Rs 1.18 lakh and disability pension of Rs 10 lakh. ...
  • Govt's refutes exNSG commando's allegations November 22, 2012

    The Government of India on Thursday dismissed the allegations by a former Armyman and National Security Guard commando Naik Surender Singh that he was not paid his dues. The Ministry of Defence issued a press release and countered the allegations levelled by Singh as well as Arvind Kejriwal that the...
  • Army says exNSG commando got his dues November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Army has refuted claims by 26/11 hero and former National Security Guard (NSG) Commando Naik Surender Singh of that he has not received bulk of his dues after social activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal took up his case. The Ministry of Defence in a press release said that...
  • NSG commando claims nonpayment of financial benefits November 22, 2012

    At a press conference on Thursday, Kejriwal presented an NSG commando Surender Singh who has allegedly not been paid his dues. ...
  • Kejriwal, govt lock horns over NSG commandos November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: After a brief period of silence, another round of war of words has erupted between the government and activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal. Ahead of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks anniversary and just a day after Ajmal Kasab was executed, Kejriwal has taken up the cause of NSG commandos who...
  • Live: Govt says it gave exNSG commando Rs 31 lakh November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: 2.25 pm: Arvind Kejriwal slammed the government over Surendra Singh's claims, saying the government is shamelessly misleading the nation. He said on twitter, "31 lakhs given to 11 injured, not to Surinder Singh. Out of 31 lakhs, surinder got jst 2.5 lakh. Can govt prove that surinder getting...
  • Kejriwal claims 26/11 NSG commandos living a pitiable life November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab was hanged in Pune's Yerwada jail, activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal is taking up the cause of National Security Guard (NSG) commandos who fought the terrorists during the massacre. Kejriwal is set to bring up an NSG Commando at a press...
  • 'Kasab's hanging will increase morale of soldiers' November 21, 2012

    Sabarimala: Former NSG Commando PV Maneesh, who had suffered serious head injuries in the Mumbai 26/11 terror attack, said Ajmal Kasab's hanging will increase the "morale and courage" of soldiers who risk their lives to protect the Nation's interests. "Like all Indians, I also feel very happy hearing about his...
  • NSG to pull out 900 commandos from VIP security July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: For the first time in many years, the country's elite counterterror force NSG has decided to pull out its over 900 commandos rendering VIP security duties and put them to perform specialist counterterror and counterhijack operations. The 'black cat' commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) are segregated into...
  • NSG official's computer hacked July 3, 2011

    New Delhi: A senior National Security Guard official's computer has been hacked into. Miscreants sent out a number of letters on behalf of Major General RS Pradhan who is in charge of operations to numerous people on Friday. Senior officials alerted the Intelligence Bureau the moment they discovered the breach....
  • 26/11 hero Unnikrishnan's family still reels under loss November 18, 2009

    New Delhi: Almost a year since the horrific Mumbai attacks, as India salutes the heroes, their families still reel under the colossal losses, One such family is that of NSG's Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan. The young man, who bravely fought from the front to contain the terrorists, was just 31. Coming...
  • Meet the patriots: Remembering 26/11's NSG heroes July 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The liberation of the Taj Mahal hotel and Oberoi hotel on November 26, 2008 came at a price not only to the hundreds of civilians and the police, but also to the National Security Guard (NSG). Brave NSG commandos were among those risking their lives to flush...
  • Lesson learnt? 26/11 lapses and the road ahead July 2, 2009

    New Delhi: India would like to put the events of Mumbai terror attack behind it, but the costly lessons that have been learnt can never be forgotten. On November 26, 2008 crack commandos of the elite National Security Guards (NSG) waited to storm the Taj Mahal hotel in Colaba, Mumbai...
  • Mumbai gets NSG hub seven months after 26/11 June 30, 2009

    New Delhi: The Mumbai hub of National Security Guards (NSG) became operational on Tuesday, nearly seven months after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. "After the Mumbai terror attack, a need was felt to have the presence of NSG in other metros also for effective and quick response in countering such incidents....
  • NSG can get aircraft from any operator during crisis January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Learning from the November 26 Mumbai terror attacks, the Government has authorised the National Security Guard (NSG), India's main antiterrorism crackforce, to requisition aircraft from any operator during a crisis. The announcement came a day after the Home Ministry notification making it mandatory for any airline operator including private...
  • Awards, participation for NSG commandos in RD parade January 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The 'Heroes of Mumbai' will be the major attraction at the Republic Day parade this year, with the National Security Guard (NSG) sending a contingent to join the other uniformed services to march on the Rajpath for the first time in its history. "The NSG...
  • Kerala CM's Uturn: I did not make the dog remark December 3, 2008

    Thiruvananthapuram: As the opposition chorus for his resignation grew louder, Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Wednesday denied having made remarks against the family of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, killed fighting terrorists in Mumbai, and accused the media of misinterpreting his statement. "The media and opposition parties have twisted my...
  • Bad idea to make film on Mumbai attacks: Vikram Bhatt December 3, 2008

    Mumbai: Producerdirector Vikram Bhatt has compared last week's terror attacks that rocked Mumbai to the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre and said that making a film on it would be a bad idea. "It's a bad script. It's an episode of defeat. Who would want to watch it as everything ended on...
  • Kerala CM not alone in insulting bravehearts December 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan is feeling the heat with his controversial statement on slain NSG commando Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan's father drawing criticism from all quarters. His party, the Communist Party of IndiaMarxist (CPIM) has issued an apology, but Achuthanandan is in no mood to say sorry. On the streets...
  • NSG Commando narrates story of killing last terrorist December 2, 2008

    NSG Commando Hawaldar Azad Singh shot the last terrorist at the Taj. Citizen Journalist Sushil Parmar was there as a Norwegian journalist interviewed him after the siege of the Taj Hotel ended. ...
  • Israel denies allegation of commandos killing hostages December 2, 2008

    Jerusalem: The Israel government slammed an Israeli rescue group for alleging that Indian commandos may have inadvertently killed one or more Jewish hostages during the Nariman House operation, saying the "irresponsible" comments could cause considerable damage to bilateral ties. "They are causing all kinds of problems," a...
  • Actor plays dead, survives terror attack at Leopold's December 1, 2008

    Mumbai: A survivor of the terrorist attack at Cafe Leopold, Joey Jeetun told media persons how he escaped being killed by the terrorists. Jeetun who played suicide bomber Shehzad Tanveer in a British television documentary 7/7: Attack On London said that he played dead as the terrorists rained bullets...
  • NSG heroes saved lives, risked all for India December 1, 2008

    New Delhi: If there's anyone we need to thank to bring Mumbai out from the clutches of terror, it's the boys and men in uniform who became our walls and saviours. Captain Rayn Chakravarty, who operated in the Hotel Taj rescue in Mumbai is all of 29 but a very motivated...
  • 'Open curtains if caught in hostage situation' November 29, 2008

    Mumbai: National Security Guard Chief J K Dutt on Saturday appealed to people who find themselves in a hostage situation to draw open the curtains of their hotel rooms to enable them to be quickly identified by rescuers. Please draw out your curtains if you are caught in a situation like...
  • India needs to revamp response to terror strikes November 29, 2008

    Mumbai: There is a deep anger in Mumbai among residents, visitors and all across India. The operation to sanitise Nariman House and Hotel Oberoi Trident are over. Some accuse that the state administration was completely underprepared and worse yet, underestimated the terrorists. Questions are being raised over how the rescue operation has...
  • Marine commandos, kings of all special forces | Black Cats turn heroes November 29, 2008

    Mumbai: NSG commandos received a rousing welcome from the locals when they came out from the Nariman House after killing two dreaded terrorists, who had holed themselves in the building along with five hostages. When the commandos came out after the successful mission, they were greeted with cheers, claps, pats...
  • NSG commandos receive rousing welcome by Mumbaikars November 29, 2008

    Mumbai: NSG commandos received a rousing welcome from the locals when they came out from the Nariman House after killing two dreaded terrorists, who had holed themselves in the building along with five hostages. When the commandos came out after the successful mission, they were...