Z PLUS SECURITY

  • Not CM Fadnavis, but committee headed by chief secretary to decide on security category now November 18, 2014

    Mumbai: In a major departure from a past practice, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has handed over the power to decide the level of security that an applicant merits to a committee headed by the chief secretary. Earlier, chief minister and the home minister decided the level of security a person...
  • Zplus security for Muzaffarnagar riots accused MLA August 26, 2014

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Sangeet Som, an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots which claimed over 60 lives, has been granted Zplus security. The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to raise Som's security cover following intelligence reports of threat to his life. CRPF personnel will provide him security only within the...
  • 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...
  • Naxal attack: Chhattisgarh CM to hold an allparty meet today May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Facing strident criticism from Opposition parties for the deadly Naxal attack in Bastar, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh will hold an allparty meet on Thursday to discuss the menace. The decision to convene the allparty meeting came hours after Congress demanded immediate resignation of the Chief Minister. However,...
  • Karma had only 6 guards with him during Naxal attack May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Mahendra Karma, former Chhattisgarh home minister, slain by Naxals along with 27 others, had Zplus security with 16 armed guards but was accompanied by only six guards when he was attacked. Sources said when the Naxals attacked the convoy of Congress leaders on May 25, Karma, PCC chief Nand...
  • UP, Punjab VIPs request Home Ministry for security March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Already flooded with requests for central security cover from more VIPs, the Union Home Ministry is facing a surge in similar pleas from VIPs in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab after the state governments withdrew security. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said trimming of security cover given to VIPs...
  • Beni Prasad Verma joins swelling list of VIPs given Z-plus security March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: More politicians are getting "Z-plus" security and the new entrants include Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma and BSP MP Brajesh Pathak months after the list of VIPs in this category was pruned during P Chidambaram's tenure as Home Minister. Verma, the Steel minister, was provided with the enhanced security...
  • Dhoni asked for character certificate to get gun November 13, 2008

    Ranchi: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been asked by the Ranchi District Arms Magistrate to produce a character certificate for getting a license to keep a 9mm pistol. The Magistrate recently wrote to Dhoni that he should furnish a Swachchhata Praman Patra (character certificate) if he wished to procure the...