SECURITY

  • Barack Obama to witness India's military might, cultural diversity at the 66th Republic Day parade 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India is celebrating its 66th Republic Day on Monday with US President Barack Obama as its chief guest. He is the first US President to be the chief guest at the parade. On January 26, 1950, the Indian Constitution came into force. The ceremonial Republic Day parade to...
  • India, US to restart talks on social security pact: PM Modi 13 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Seeking to further strengthen bilateral economic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India and the US will "restart" discussions on the Social Security Agreement and resume talks on Bilateral Investment Treaty. Addressing a joint press meet with US President Barack Obama, he said...
  • Red carpet rolled out for US President at Palam airport 16 hours 22 minutes ago

    Red carpet rolled out for US President at Palam airport on Sunday. Amidst high security Obama and his wife will be driven to hotel ITC Maurya. ...
  • Strict measures ahead of Barack Obama's three-day visit 16 hours 37 minutes ago

    Security is very tight in the capital ahead of Obama's visit. Security is very tight in the capital ahead of Obama's visit. Sources say extra caution is being taken as inputs say terrorists may try infiltrate using fake ids. ...
  • In pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan rolls out the red carpet for Barack Obama 20 hours 16 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama was accorded a ceremonial red carpet welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday. Obama was welcomed by President Pranab Mukherjee. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who received the Obamas at the airport earlier, was present along with key ministers. ...
  • I myself wanted to wear 'Modi Kurta' tonight, says Obama at President's banquet Yesterday

    US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama on Sunday arrived in Delhi on a three-day visit. He was received by PM Modi at the airport....
  • Capital virtually in lockdown mode a day before Barack Obama's visit Yesterday

    From snipers to sniffer dogs to satellite surveillance, the capital is virtually in lockdown mode a day before Obama's visit. CNN-IBN's reporters bring us details of the security arrangements made in Delhi ahead of the much anticipated visit. ...
  • Unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists: Barack Obama 2 days ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama has said it is unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists. Obama told the India Today magazine that those behind the 26/11 attacks must face justice. He also said India must be included as a permanent member in the UN Security Council. The US...
  • Congress asks Parrikar to apologise for alleging ex-PM's role in compromising national security 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Objecting to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's statement that a former Prime Minister compromised India's assets on national security, the Congress on Friday demanding the Minister to clarify his statement. "Such a statement should not be made without evidence. The Defence Minister should apologise for his statement," Congress leader...
  • Some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets, says Manohar Parrikar 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday alleged that some former Prime Ministers had compromised the country's "deep assets" on national security but refrained from naming them. Parrikar said he did not give details about Coast Guard operation involving a boat coming from Pakistan as the "source of information might...
  • Food Security Act: BJP wanted to oppose but feared backlash 3 days ago

    New Delhi: When the UPA government brought Food Security Bill, BJP had felt that the coverage of 67 per cent population under it was too high but did not oppose then because of the fear of being branded "anti-poor", a senior party leader said on Thursday. BJP then decided to...
  • Security heightened in Jammu & Kashmir ahead of Obama's visit 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit on Republic Day, security has been heightened across Jammu and Kashmir, primarily along the border areas. Even as ceasefire violations continue, with Pakistan rangers opening fire of border posts in Arnia and Ramgarh on Tuesday, Border Security Force has been instructed to...
  • Pakistan captures 38 Indian fishermen near international maritime line 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has apprehended as many as 38 Indian fishermen and seized seven of their boats near international boundary off Jakhau coast in Kutch, an office-bearer of National Fish Workers' Forum said on Wednesday. "Pakistani agency has apprehended 38 fishermen and seized seven of their...
  • Security measures at Agra hiked ahead of Obama's visit on the 27th of January 4 days ago

    The Indian government has also increased security at key locations in Agra ahead of Barack Obama's visit. We bring you details of the security arrangements at the Taj Mahal which the Obama's will visit on the 27th of January. ...
  • Not security but cleanliness, sanitation poll issues for women voters in North, Central Delhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The women voters in North and Central areas of Delhi are demanding a clean city. Even though the region is in the heart of the national capital, heaps of garbage can be seen lying everywhere and the condition is same in both commercial as well as residential areas. ...
  • Ahead of Obama's visit, police recovers 1,020 live cartridges from metro station in Delhi 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to Delhi and Republic day celebrations, the special cell of Delhi police has recovered 1,020 live cartridges of mainly 9mm and 7.65 mm from Welcome Colony metro station in New Delhi on Sunday. According to sources the police has arrested 3...
  • Unprecedented seven-layer security ring for Barack Obama's visit to India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A seven-layer security ring will be thrown around the VVIP enclosure on Rajpath for the Republic Day parade to be witnessed by US President Barack Obama and the airspace over the area would be monitored by a radar to be specially set up. This will form part of...
  • Belgium: Security hiked after two terror suspects killed in Vervier 1 week ago

    Troops have been deployed across many European cities after a rise in terror threats in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack. In Belguim, the government has deployed hundreds of troops to guard potential terror targets including Jewish sites and diplomatic centers. ...
  • Terror alert in Mumbai ahead of Republic day, security enhanced in schools January 16, 2015

    Mumbai Police's quick response team holds security drills in schools to prepare against terror attacks after reports say terrorists could target schools ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India. ...
  • Mumbai Police holds security drills in schools after Peshawar massacre January 15, 2015

    In the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre, Mumbai Police's quick response team has been holding security drills in school in order to prepare them against a terror attack. The schools have been asked to raise the height of the compound walls to eight feet and install barbed fence to...
  • Women's security a key issue in Delhi Assembly elections January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi gets ready to elect a new Assembly, one of the most important issues is of women security. While Delhi has always been a very unsafe city for women, the issue exploded into prominence with the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya incident and the recent Uber rape cases. ...
  • IS video purports to show boy executing 'Russian spies' January 14, 2015

    Beirut: The Islamic State jihadist group released a video on Monday purporting to show a young boy executing two men accused of working for Russian intelligence services. The video shows the two men apparently being shot dead by the child after being interrogated on camera about their alleged attempts to infiltrate...
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Ban Ki-Moon, John Kerry among attendees January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Sunday, a flagship programme of the Gujarat government, in Gandhinagar, which will be attended by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, US Secretary of State John Kerry and 50 CEOs of top Indian as...
  • Barack Obama's advance security team to arrive Delhi on January 13 January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police and other security agencies were making elaborate security arrangements for the visit of US President Barack Obama who would be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade here but security details would be finalised only after the arrival of a US advance team on January...
  • Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti gets VIP security cover January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, whose hate speech kicked up a political storm and stalled Parliament, has been given VIP security. 47-year-old Jyoti, who is a Minister of State in Food Processing Ministry, will now have 11 para-military personnel guarding her round-the-clock, official sources said on Tuesday. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan increases security for his Sunday visitors, advises them to be careful January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's tradition of greeting his fans at his doorstep almost every Sunday morning has survived yet another year. The actor says now he has increased security to stop "mischief makers" from entering inside. "The police contingent has been increased. Mischief makers too find their way inside and have...
  • Security in Gujarat enhanced, Coast guard, Navy carry out surveillance January 6, 2015

    Coast patrolling has been intensified in Gujarat after a Pakistani boat recently bombed itself near Porbander. Coast guard and Navy have been carrying out surveillance. The boats returning from the sea are being checked thoroughly. ...
  • Delhi demands: Women are referred as mothers, daughters but not citizens, says Sheila Dikshit January 5, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, former chief minister Sheila Dikshit in an interaction with CNN-IBN demanded equal rights for women in society. ...
  • Despite political uproar, Delhi still unsafe for women January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi is headed for polls again, the most important issue that can affect this electorate is of women security. After the Uber and Nirbhaya incident, the top demand of Delhiites is to make the the city safer for women. As crime against women are on the rise...
  • No compromise on internal security, says Rajnath Singh; asks forces to act against Pakistan January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: With ceasefire violations along with continuous terror activities from Pakistan on the rise, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held a high level meeting with top intelligence officials in the national capital. According to sources, the Home Minister took a firm stand against terrorism and said that internal...