VIP Security

  • Seems SC has no other work, says JDU MP on court's beacon lights order 10-12-2013 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: Politicians have critcised the Supreme Court's restrictions on use of beacon lights by VIPs. JDU MP Ali Anwar even went to the extent of saying the Supreme Court has no other work. "Looks like the Supreme Court has no other work. Instead of dealing with major issues which...
  • SC restricts use of beacon lights by VIPs, says no to multi-tune horns 10-12-2013 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed that red non-flashing beacon lights be used only by Constitutional authorities. The court has also said that blue flashing beacon lights can be used by ambulances, police and emergency services. The apex court also directed Central and state governments to come out...
  • Use of red beacons by authorities is reminiscent of British Raj: SC 19-08-2013 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has cracked the whip on the use of red beacons by VIPs. The court has asked all state governments to review the security given to VIPs. The apex court also said that the use of red beacons by authorities is reminiscent of British Raj. The...
  • SC pulls up state governments for not doing away with beacon lights 09-07-2013 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has pulled up state governments for not doing away with the indiscriminate use of beacon lights. The apex court has slammed all state governments for not responding to a letter by the Union Home Secretary on the issue. The Home Secretary had directed all the...
  • Why should you get Y security, SC asks ex-BSP minister 03-06-2013 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday expressed surprise over former ministers getting security cover and questioned an ex-minister in Uttar Pradesh for seeking police protection. "Can you get Y security just because you are an ex-minister? We are unable to understand," a bench of justices Gyan Sudha Misra and...
  • CRPF red flags Home Ministry on Ambani VIP security 19-05-2013 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: The CRPF, which recently took over the duties of guarding RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, has raised concerns in ensuring a 'fool proof' Z category security to the business tycoon in the absence of local logistical support to its squad. The para-military force has written to the Union Home...
  • Can India's VIP culture be reined in? 09-07-2010 10:43 PM

    The mother of 10-year-old Aman Khan has put the blame squarely on the Prime Minister's security for her son's death. ...
  • How can VIP security in India be made less inconvenient for the common man?

    A Kanpur couple has alleged their 10-year-old son died because roadblocks set up for the Prime Minister's visit to the city prevented the family from...