NSG Hubs

  • Force NSG arrives in cities amidst roadblocks July 2, 2009

    Seven months after the country's elite commando force the NSG liberated Mumbai after the 26/11 attack, NSG hubs are up and running in Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. The promise to inaugurate hubs by July 1 has been kept by the Home Minister, but how much longer will it take...
  • First battle for NSG hubs: Shortage of space July 1, 2009

    Mumbai: NSG hubs not only have to deal with shortage of commandos but also a shortage of space. An initial estimate put the land needed for each hub at a 1000 acres, but in Mumbai they've only got 23 acres. While the Home Ministry may have moved swiftly to begin...
  • NSG hubs ready but faces shortage of commandos July 3, 2009

    New Delhi: 26/11 shook the nation out of its slumber. It recorded a death toll of 173 and brave commandos in action pushed the Government in making concrete plans. Eight months later, it's ribbon-cutting time for four NSG hubs across the country. Home Minister P Chidambaram said in Mumbai, "We made...
  • Watch: Chidambaram inaugurates NSG hub in Mumbai July 1, 2009

    After 26/11, the Govt planned to set up NSG hubs in four metros. ...
  • Hyderabad gets NSG hub, to get training centre too July 1, 2009

    Hyderabad: Home Minister P Chidambaram inaugurated a regional hub of the elite anti-terror National Security Guard (NSG) on Wednesday and said the city would soon get a training centre with over 5,000 commandos. "We had made a promise after the terrorist attack in Mumbai in November that we will set up...
  • After Mumbai, Chennai gets its first NSG hub July 1, 2009

    Chennai: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday inaugurated the second National Security Guard (NSG) in Chennai. He said that special forces of the Army will be used to set up anti-terror hubs in Bangalore and Jodhpur. Chidambaram also said that setting up of NSG did not mean there was an...
  • UPA's 100-day action plan: Naxals, terror top the list May 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Challenges posed by Naxals, operationalisation of proposed NSG hubs and the National Investigation Agency are likely to be top in the 100-day Action Plan being prepared by the Home Ministry and to be implemented from June one. The action plan, prepared following the directive...
  • NSG hubs, anti-terror agency missing in action January 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Even as commandos of the National Security Guard were in action in Mumbai during the November 26 terror strike, questions were being raised on crucial time lost due to their late arrival on the scene. The sharp criticism prompted the government to come up with a proposal for new...
  • NSG to set up hubs throughout the country December 31, 2008

    New Delhi: On the domestic front, terror is clearly on the Government's mind. The anti-terror bills passed by Parliament during the Winter Session come into effect from Thursday. Home Minister P Chidamabaram stated, "Terrorism was and is the main issue in the minds of the people." Chidambaram has also confirmed that...