Security Guards

  • #YESIamThechange: A short story on people whom we often ignore in our busy lives 3 days ago

    A story of a security guard ignored, the film is shot by a group called Hruday captures how we take people around us for granted. ...
  • Lucknow rape victim's family trashes police investigation, demands CBI probe July 21, 2014

    The family of the 32-year-old woman, who was allegedly gangraped and then brutally murdered on the outskirts of the state capital, on Monday trashed the police probe and demanded a CBI investigation. Alleging that the police have not gone through the crime details in "the seriousness it deserved", the victim's father...
  • Lucknow rape: Police arrest security guard, rule out gangrape July 20, 2014

    Lucknow: The police on Sunday arrested the security guard at an under construction site in the connection with the rape and murder of a 32-year-old woman in Mohanlalganj area of Lucknow. The Additional Director General of Lucknow Sutapa Sanyal identified the accused as Ramsevak, a resident of Balsikheda in Garhi,...
  • Bank security guard shot at by gunmen in J&K July 15, 2014

    Srinagar: A private security guard of a bank was shot and injured by unidentified gunmen in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. Mohammad Rajab (55) received bullet wounds in one of his legs when the gunmen opened fire outside a bank at Shaheedi Garden in Pulwama town, 32...
  • NSG, NIA to probe Patna blasts, informs RPN Singh October 27, 2013

    Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said on Sunday that teams of the National Security Guards (NSG) and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) were being rushed to Patna to investigate the bomb blasts in the Bihar capital. Terming the blasts "unfortunate," the minister told reporters: "The home ministry has decided...
  • Ward boy, guard of a government hospital arrested for raping 30-year-old woman October 21, 2013

    A 30-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by two staffers of a government hospital where her daughter was admitted, police said on Monday. When the woman came out of a washroom in the hospital on the intervening night of October 19-20, the accused forcibly took her to a nearby under-construction building...
  • Security guard helps Kerala-based family escape Nairobi mall attack September 25, 2013

    An alert security guard proved saviour for a Keralite family at the terror-hit Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi by hiding them in a dark storeroom and guiding them to safety through an inner passage of the building. Recalling his harrowing experience, Jyothish, who was with his family at the mall, told...
  • Private security guard shot dead by unidentified assailants August 16, 2013

    A private security guard on duty at a mine in Nuiyan village, about 80 km from Jamshedpur in West Singhbhum district was shot dead by unidentified assailants, police said on Friday. Praveen Kumar Singh, a resident of Haryana, and another security guard were on duty at Rungta Mine when the assailants...
  • Delhi put on high alert ahead of Independence Day August 13, 2013

    Ahead of Independence Day and in the wake of an intelligence alert, Delhi has been put on high alert with heavy security arrangements and police barriers across the city. "There shall be special checking of all vehicles, both private and commercial, entering the city from neighbouring states through border entry points,"...
  • Mahabodhi blasts: 3 suspects identified, says Bihar Police; no arrests July 8, 2013

    Bodh Gaya/New Delhi: There have been no major leads yet from CCTV footage of the blasts at the Mahabodhi temple even as the preliminary probe has found a timer device and traces of ammonium nitrate similar to that used by Indian Mujahideen modules in the past. The Bihar Police claims...
  • Relative arrested for shooting man over family dispute May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old man was shot dead by a relative following an argument, police said on Thursday. The relative and his two sons have been arrested. "Rajeev Kumar, a private security guard, was shot dead by three of his relatives, identified as Than Singh, 47, and his two sons...
  • Allahabad HC issues notice to Samajwadi Party MLA May 3, 2013

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday issued notice to an MLA of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh on a petition seeking probe by an independent agency into his alleged role in the murder of his security guard. A division bench comprising Justices Ravindra Singh and Anil Kumar...
  • Delhi: Businessman's security guard shoots a teenager March 26, 2013

    New Delhi: In an incident of road rage, a teenager was shot at allegedly by security guard of a businessman after an argument, police said. The incident took place at Delhi Cantt area last night and the victim has been identified as Vikas (18). He was shot at by Somdev (35),...
  • NSG officer under probe for talking to an anonymous Pak caller March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Just 24 hours after a Home Ministry staff came under the radar for passing on sensitive information, there are more leads coming in. Now a senior officer of the National Security Guards has come under probe for speaking to an anonymous Pakistani caller. The caller wanted operational details of...
  • Gurgaon: Mall guard beaten for objecting to urinating in parking lot February 4, 2013

    Gurgaon: A security personnel at the Sahara Mall in Gurgaon was beaten up by several men. CCTV footage shows seven to eight men beating up a guard in the parking lot. The men beat up the guard after he objected to two of them urinating in the parking lot. The...
  • 9 injured as labourers clash with Tata Steel guards December 24, 2012

    Jamshedpur: Nine persons, including a photo journalist, were injured during a clash between contract labourers and security guards at Tata Steel who opened fire at the agitated workers here on Monday. The trouble started when the security guards, in accordance with a new company circular, asked the labourers to board...
  • Kolkata: Guard allegedly molests school girl November 9, 2012

    Kolkata: A primary section student of the Welland Gouldsmith School in Central Kolkata was allegedly molested by the security guard on Monday. The guard, Ricky Mullick, has been arrested. Meanwhile, the parents of the Welland Gouldsmith School students demonstrated and demanded that male non-teaching staff in the school be replaced by...
  • Chennai: Cons then, custodians of law now September 6, 2012

    Chennai: Dressed smartly in blue striped shirts and dark blue pants, 30 men marched out of the Central Prison at Puzhal on Wednesday evening. While looking a bit self-conscious at being the cynosure of all eyes, they adjusted their caps and stood at attention. Usually sidelined and rejected by society,...
  • 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 counter-terror force NSG has decided to pull out its over 900 commandos rendering VIP security duties and put them to perform specialist counter-terror and counter-hijack operations. The 'black cat' commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) are segregated into...
  • T'puram: Working in Technopark, paid peanuts June 26, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: It’s peanuts for some employees in Technopark. We are not talking about techies, but the security men who guard the park. According to a group of security men in Technopark, the security agencies are not paying them minimum wages. They allege that they are being denied salaried off days...
  • Pune Univ security guard catches couple, shot dead May 4, 2012

    Pune: A security guard of the University of Pune was shot dead by an unidentified youth in the campus on Thursday night, sending shockwaves among the student community in Pune, police said on Friday. The incident occurred around 8 pm, when the 56-year-old security guard, Prahlad Jogdandkar, caught a young couple...
  • We are not safe: Hyderabad on guard February 28, 2012

    HYDERABAD: A week after the incident at Manapurram’s Hyderabad office, where a hired private security guard opened fire in an inebriated condition, several loopholes in the city’s private security establishment have surfaced, leading one to wonder if the case of handing the locker keys to the wrong person, is closer...
  • Chidambaram to inaugurate NSG hub in Bengal February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram is likely to visit West Bengal on Saturday to inaugurate a National Security Guards (NSG) hub. The visit comes amidst the controversy over Chidambaram's brainchild, National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), an anti-terror intelligence hub. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is among other...
  • NSG without commander for six months: Sources January 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The country's elite counter-terrorist force NSG is functioning without its top operations commander for almost six months as both the Home and Defence ministries have not been able to get a suitable Army officer for the job. The last incumbent of the post - Inspector General (Operations) Major General...
  • Watchman robs jewels from shop he was 'guarding' November 29, 2011

    Mumbai: A watchman allegedly burgled jewels worth Rs 80 lakh from the jewellery shop in Zaveri Bazaar he was supposed to be guarding in the wee hours on Monday. Dalpat Singh, the owner of Mateshwari Jewellers, Dhanaji Street, Silver Mansion was shocked when he saw that his shop had been...
  • Osama's bodyguard freed by Pakistan: Report September 30, 2011

    London: Pakistan has freed a senior al Qaeda commander who served as a bodyguard to Osama bin Laden, a media report said. Amin al-Haq was detained in Lahore three years ago by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency. He had escaped from Afghanistan with the al Qaeda leader in 2001 and went...
  • IED used in Agra low intensity blast: Sources September 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Sources in the National Security Guard (NSG) said the low intensity blast at Jai hospital in Agra blast was caused by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED). The blast on Saturday evening left four people injured. The forensic report said gunpowder was also used but no traces of nitrate have...
  • 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....
  • Sourav Ganguly's guard attacked in Kolkata July 25, 2010

    Kolkata: Former captain of Indian cricket team Sourav Ganguly's security guard was severely beaten up by some people after he tried to disperse an agitating crowd at Behala on the southern outskirts of this city, police said. The incident happened on Saturday night when Ganguly was returning home in his car,...
  • Revealed: what delayed NSG on night of 26/11 November 22, 2009

    Mumbai: The National Security Guards (NSG) took 60 hours to eliminate the terrorists who attacked Mumbai on November 26 last year, but the elite commandos could have finished the job quicker if time had not been lost. J K Dutt, who was NSG chief in November last year, told this to...