Z CATEGORY SECURITY

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni's security downgraded after cops say 'no threat to cricketer' August 12, 2014

    The security cover to Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been downgraded to Y from Z category by Jharkhand government, the state's top police officer said on Monday. The decision to reduce the security category of Dhoni was taken at a recent review meeting on securityrelated matters being provided...
  • Arvind Kejriwal in Mumbai, takes an autorickshaw, gets Z security March 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday where he is set to hold a marathon session of public meetings. The AAP leader set the pace in the original aam aadmi style, taking an autorickshaw ride from the airport to the Andheri station to board a...
  • Kejriwal refuses to accept security, police says he has to take it March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Controversy is brewing over Z category security for AAP leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi Police has included him in the list of VIPs who receive Z category security. Kejriwal was provided with the security after specific threats were received against him from Indian...
  • Kejriwal accepted Z category security as CM after IM threats March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accepted the Z category security in view of threats from Indian Mujahideen. The Delhi Police was directed to provide Z category security to Kejriwal after specific threats were received against him from IM. The Z category has...
  • Jharkhand assembly speaker given Z category security March 4, 2014

    Jharkhand assembly speaker Shashank Shekhar Bhokta has been accorded Z category security and the legislators of the state have been kept above the chief secretary in protocol, it was announced on Tuesday. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Singh announced the protocol of the speaker and the state legislators in the assembly. Earlier,...
  • Kejriwal refuses UP government's offer of Z category security January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has refused Uttar Pradesh government's offer of Z category security to him. The Uttar Pradesh government had decided to give Z category security to Kejriwal days after the Aam Aadmi Party office in Kaushambi was attacked by the Hindu Raksha Dal on Wednesday. Arvind...
  • UP decides to give Z category security to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give Z category security to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. This comes days after the Aam Aadmi Party office in Kaushambi was attacked by the Hindu Raksha Dal on Wednesday. Arvind Kejriwal had in December refused to accept the security cover offered...
  • 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...
  • Court dismisses PIL challenging 'Z' category security to Mukesh Ambani August 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL challenging CRPF security to Reliance Industries Limited chairman and CEO Mukesh Ambani. The court has ruled that if security can be provided to private oil refineries, then there should be no issue in providing security to those who set them...
  • SC to hear PIL on Mukesh Ambani's 'Z' category security status July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will continue to hear the PIL on Reliance Industries Limited chairman and CEO Mukesh Ambani's 'Z' category security status. In the previous hearing, the apex court had sought an explanation from the Centre on why 'Z' category security was being provided to Ambani,...
  • CRPF red flags Home Ministry on Ambani VIP security May 19, 2013

    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 paramilitary force has written to the Union Home ministry...
  • SC questions Mukesh Ambani's 'Z' category security May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday hauled up the government over the flailing security situation in the capital asking what was the need for providing Zcategory security to Reliance Industries Limited chairman and CEO Mukesh Ambani when the common man had none. "Individuals are given security, but what about the...
  • Left lashes out at govt for giving Zplus cover to Ambani April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Left parties on Monday lashed out at the government for providing armed commando cover to top corporate leader Mukesh Ambani, saying the common people have been left in the lurch as gruesome incidents of rape keep happening. "It is unprecedented that at a time when such ghastly and...
  • Will pay for 'Z' category security myself: Mukesh Ambani April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani has said he will be paying for his Zcategory security. The DG of CRPF had earlier told CNNIBN that it would cost Rs 14 lakh a month to provide Mukesh Ambani the security which includes salary, supervision and escort charges. Earlier, Arvind Kejriwal...
  • Mukesh Ambani gets 'Z' category security April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the new entrant to the 'Z' category VIP security club after the Union Home Ministry recently approved an armed commando squad following threat perception to the business tycoon. The Home Ministry has tasked country's lead antiNaxal operations force CRPF to take...
  • 4 arrested in connection with attack on Lt Gen KS Brar October 5, 2012

    London: Four persons, including a woman, have been arrested in London in connection with the stabbing of retired Lieutenant General KS Brar, who had led 'Operation Blue Star' 28 years ago to flush out proKhalistani militants from the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab. The four persons, including a woman, were arrested...
  • Lt Gen Brar did not inform about London trip: MHA October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Operation Blue Star hero Lt General Kuldip Singh Brar returned to India on Wednesday but questions are now arising on whether the government did not provide enough security to him on his trip to London. The Home Ministry now has said it wasn't informed about his travel plans...
  • Ayodhya title suit: Zsecurity provided to judges March 27, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government Monday informed the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) that it had provided Zcategory security to the three judges connected to the Ayodhya Title suit. The security provided to Justice SU Khan, Justice Sudhir Agarwal and Justice DV Sharma (now retired), was owing to...
  • Ranchi goon sends second threat letter to Dhoni December 31, 2008

    Ranchi: A city criminal claiming to be a henchman of international gangster Dawood Ibrahim threatened India captain Mahendra Singh Dhonis family for money, said the police on Wednesday. Mohammad Tasleem threatened to blow up the cricketers residence in Ranchi if he was not given Rs 50 lakh. Tasleem allegedly sent two...
  • CJI rejects petition that seeks private jet for him May 9, 2008

    New Delhi: The Chief Justice of India on Friday brushed aside a petition that sought several facilities including a private jet and Zcategory security for him. Dismissing the plea, Chief K G Balakrishnan said he is satisfied with the security arrangements made as per law so far. Zcategory...