NSG

  • Gujarat may become fifth hub for NSG commandos July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Gujarat may emerge as the fifth hub for stationing the elite counterterror commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) in the country. If given final approval, the commando base would cover the entire western part of the country along with Mumbai in case of a terrorist attack, hostage crisis...
  • Atomic export group to discuss ties with nucleararmed India June 24, 2014

    Vienna: An influential world body that controls nuclear exports will address the sensitive issue of closer ties with India which is outside the nuclear NonProliferation Treaty at an annual meeting this week, a draft agenda obtained by Reuters showed. The United States, Britain and others have argued that nucleararmed...
  • Groundtoair security cover for Modi's PM swearingin ceremony May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A groundtoair security cover on par with the Republic Day parade will be put in place for Narendra Modi's swearing in as India's 15th Prime Minister on Monday which will be attended by top leaders of neighbouring countries and around 3,000 other select guests. Delhi Police said...
  • Narendra Modi's security enhanced with special protocols May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Security agencies tasked to secure BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi have deployed a "special security" protocol around him. Official sources said that as part of the special measures undertaken for securing the Gujarat Chief Minister during the over twomonth long political campaign, the number of NSG 'black...
  • Delhi polls: AAP puts up NSG commando against sitting BJP MLA in Delhi Cantonment November 27, 2013

    NSG commando Surender Singh is contesting on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ticket from Delhi Cantonment constituency. He has been put up by the party against sitting BJP MLA Karan Singh Tanwar. Delhi will go to polls on December 4 and results will be announced on December 8. ...
  • BJP says PMlike security needed for Modi, Centre rejects demand November 6, 2013

    The BJP and the Congress are at loggerheads over BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. After the Patna blasts, the BJP is demanding SPG security for Modi while the Central government rejected the demand, saying he enjoys adequate security. ...
  • BJP, Congress spar over PMlike security cover for Narendra Modi November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are at loggerheads over the security of Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. The BJP's Parliamentary Board on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding Modi be given prime minister level security while claiming that he was high...
  • Multilayered security for Modis 'Vijay Shankhnad Rally' in UP on Nov 8 November 6, 2013

    A multicordon security wrap is being ensured for BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's 'Vijay Shankhnad Rally' here on November 8. 'Though the Gujarat Chief Minister is already a Z special category (leader) and NSG protectee, all efforts are being made to provide foolproof security to him, specially in view of...
  • Paramilitary forces to launch recruitment drives, emphasis on minorities October 2, 2013

    Paramilitary forces are likely to launch special recruitment drives to fill up more than 70,000 vacancies in various ranks with special emphasise on holding the hiring rallies in minoritydominated areas. The seven paramilitary forces, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB, CISF, NSG and Assam Rifles, have more than 70,000 vacancies of which around...
  • NSG blackcat commandos providing security cover to Lalu may be withdrawn October 1, 2013

    Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad, who was convicted by a special CBI court in Ranchi on Monday in the fodder scam case, may lose his Z+ security cover provided by the NSG black cat commandos. Sources said a decision to withdraw the commandos could soon be taken as the threat...
  • Gujarat govt demands upgrade of Modi's security outside the state September 18, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has written to the Centre asking for an upgrade to Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's security cover during his election rallies outside the state. The National Security Guards (NSG) has upgraded his security at his residence after he was named the BJP...
  • B'lore blast: K'taka polls will be held on time, says Shinde April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday categorically stated that Karnataka elections will be held on time as it has been scheduled amidst speculations on postponement of the Karnataka elections after a terror attack in Bangalore. "Karnataka Assembly election will be on time...These type of incidents have happened in...
  • Bangalore blast: No breakthrough yet; NSG and NIA teams scan site April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team as well as a team from the National Security Guard (NSG) visited the site of the Bangalore blast that injured 16 people on Wednesday. Initial reports from the forensic sciences laboratory have indicated that ammonium nitrate was used to make the bomb that...
  • Court of inquiry ordered into Pak call to NSG officer March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Security Guard (NSG) DG has ordered a court of inquiry into unauthorised call made to the NSG office, seeking details of the Hyderabad twin blasts. The DG, Arvind Ranjan, order the inquiry after it was revealed that a senior NSG officer received a call from Pakistan. The...
  • Unclaimed bag found in Delhi Cantt, sent for tests February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: An unclaimed laptop bag found outside the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantonment area on Monday led to a security scare. The Delhi Police and bomb disposal squad reached the spot after getting the alert and found that the black laptop bag contained a device with...
  • 26/11: Memorial built in honour of Major Unnikrishnan November 26, 2012

    Bangalore: A memorial for 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan was inaugurated in Bangalore on Monday, on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the attacks that left 166 people dead and over 300 injured. The statue was unveiled a short while earlier. The NSG commando died during Operation...
  • 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...
  • 'Delay in Kasab hanging could be in the interest of probe' November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: JK Dutt, former Director General of the National Security Guards (NSG) who led the operation during 26/11 attacks, said that the due process of the law has been followed in the execution of terrorist Ajmal Kasab. There was no doubt about what was coming to Kasab. What is important...
  • Now women 'black cats' for special operations October 16, 2012

    Manesar (Haryana): In a first for country's elite counterterror force NSG, a squad of woman 'black cat' commandos have been trained for deployment in specialist operations like hostage situations and VIP security. The woman, dressed in black combat overalls worn by commandos, displayed their skills in sharp shooting and conducting...
  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav gets NSG security cover October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre has extended a Z+ security cover of National Security Guards (NSG) commandos to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. According to sources, the Chief Minister will have a roundtheclock mobile security of 10 to 12 'black cats'. This came after the Union Home Ministry decided to extend...