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MHA withdraws only "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order

21 May 2020

MHA withdraws only "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order

Days after saying that only Indian products must be sold at Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) canteens from June 1, the order was withdrawn on Thursday by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), reports News18.

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

13 May 2020

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

Separatists must fear NSG: Amit Shah in West Bengal

01 Mar 2020

Separatists must fear NSG: Amit Shah in West Bengal

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that those who want to "divide the nation" should fear the presence of the National Security Guard (NSG).

Amid protests, Modi to launch BJP's election campaign in Delhi

22 Dec 2019

Amid protests, Modi to launch BJP's election campaign in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mega rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Sunday, launching the Bharatiya Janata Party's election campaign for the assembly elections next year.

UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

27 Aug 2019

UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

In a welcome development for India, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would help New Delhi in its bid to get a seat on table of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

India, US agree to build six nuclear-power plants in India

14 Mar 2019

India, US agree to build six nuclear-power plants in India

India and US have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation.

Martyred Army major dreamt of Shaurya Chakra; funeral today

18 Feb 2019

Martyred Army major dreamt of Shaurya Chakra; funeral today

Just as the country was reeling from the loss of 40 CRPF soldiers, another braveheart lost his life on Saturday, February 16.

Masood Azhar's nephew could have planned Pulwama terror attack

16 Feb 2019

Masood Azhar's nephew could have planned Pulwama terror attack

The Pulwama attack on Thursday due to which India lost 40 CRPF personnel is believed to have been the brainchild of Mohammed Umair, nephew of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar.

Pulwama terror attack: PM Modi chairs CCS meeting

15 Feb 2019

Pulwama terror attack: PM Modi chairs CCS meeting

With anger and outrage flying high in the country after Thursday's horrendous Pulwama terror attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting at 9:15 AM on Friday.

#PulwamaTerrorAttack: NSG, NIA to assist J&K Police in terror-attack probe

14 Feb 2019

#PulwamaTerrorAttack: NSG, NIA to assist J&K Police in terror-attack probe

Anti-terror force National Security Guard (NSG) experts and National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigators will join the investigation into the deadly terror attack at Awantipora in J&K's Pulwama.

Snipers, anti-aircraft guns: Everything to know about Republic Day security

26 Jan 2019

Snipers, anti-aircraft guns: Everything to know about Republic Day security

For India's 70th Republic Day celebrations on Saturday, massive security arrangements have been made at the National Capital, Delhi.

Mumbai Police honors 26/11 martyrs through a special tweet

26 Nov 2018

Mumbai Police honors 26/11 martyrs through a special tweet

Ten years ago, a cloud of doom had spread over Mumbai, as 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out mass shootings and explosions in the city.

#TerrorAlert: JeM terror plans intercepted, Delhi on high alert

17 Nov 2018

#TerrorAlert: JeM terror plans intercepted, Delhi on high alert

On Saturday, the national capital was put on high alert after intelligence agencies came across messages detailing attack plans in a WhatsApp group believed to be run by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

Delhi airport: Mistaken hijack alert sends airport into frenzy

10 Nov 2018

Delhi airport: Mistaken hijack alert sends airport into frenzy

Passengers and security officials at the Delhi airport went into a frenzy after the pilot of a Kandahar-bound flight mistakenly pressed the 'hijack' button prior to take-off.

China backs Pakistan's 'quest for peace through dialogue' with India

04 Nov 2018

China backs Pakistan's 'quest for peace through dialogue' with India

China today said it supported Pakistan's "quest for peace through dialogue" to settle the outstanding disputes with India as it backed Islamabad's "engagement" with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Ten years after 26/11, states haven't taken counter-terrorism forces seriously

28 Oct 2018

Ten years after 26/11, states haven't taken counter-terrorism forces seriously

On November 6, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba will speak to DGPs and home secretaries of states to discuss the NSG audit, which was done ten years after the deadly 26/11 attacks.

Haryana Government to set up Anti-Terrorist Force 'Kavach'

08 Oct 2018

Haryana Government to set up Anti-Terrorist Force 'Kavach'

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today announced that the government will set up an Anti-Terrorist Force (ATF) comprising specially trained recruits from the State Police to deal with the present-day security challenges.

Will continue advocating for India's membership in NSG: US

13 Sep 2018

Will continue advocating for India's membership in NSG: US

India hasn't been able to secure membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) because of China's veto, a Trump Administration official said today, asserting that the US will continue advocating for India's membership in the group as it meets all the criteria.

India, US hold first '2+2' talks: All details here

06 Sep 2018

India, US hold first '2+2' talks: All details here

On Thursday, India and the US signed a crucial agreement on military communications that could see Washington sell more arms to New Delhi.

2,300 people watch as man hangs himself live on Facebook

01 Aug 2018

2,300 people watch as man hangs himself live on Facebook

A resident of Pataudi, 28km from Gurugram, hung himself in his house on Monday evening after a fight with his wife, and live-streamed the entire act.

Man calls up NSG, warns of 'chemical attack' on PM

30 Jul 2018

Man calls up NSG, warns of 'chemical attack' on PM

A 22-year-old man, Kashinath Mandal, was arrested from Mumbai after he allegedly called up the National Security Guard (NSG) control room on Friday and warned of a "chemical attack" on the PM, the police said today.

5 ways Trump administration favored India

02 Jun 2018

5 ways Trump administration favored India

Indians love Donald Trump! Ok, that's untrue, but admittedly we all are intrigued by the man who 'very' often uses the word 'very' even though it's 'very' much not needed.

India to make a strong bid for NSG membership

28 May 2018

India to make a strong bid for NSG membership

India will make another strong bid to enter the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) - a club of 48 countries that deal with nuclear technology and fissile material.

Kashmir: NSG commandos to be deployed to deal with terrorists

30 Apr 2018

Kashmir: NSG commandos to be deployed to deal with terrorists

The Ministry of Home Affairs is examining a proposal to deploy a contingent of National Security Guard (NSG) commandos in the Kashmir Valley so that they can join the Indian Army, the CRPF and the state police when a high-risk militancy related incident takes place.

Modi in China for informal-talks with Jinping, 'trust' on agenda

27 Apr 2018

Modi in China for informal-talks with Jinping, 'trust' on agenda

Indian PM Narendra Modi reached Wuhan yesterday for "informal" talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the outcome of which could impact a third of the global population.

Supreme Court website reportedly hacked minutes after Judge Loya ruling

19 Apr 2018

Supreme Court website reportedly hacked minutes after Judge Loya ruling

Minutes after the SC refused to order an independent probe in Special CBI Judge BH Loya's death, its website reportedly came under attack from hackers.

Website of Indian Defense Ministry hacked, Chinese characters visible

06 Apr 2018

Website of Indian Defense Ministry hacked, Chinese characters visible

The website of India's Defense Ministry was hacked today, with users being shown a message about an "unexpected error" and some Chinese characters on top of the screen.

US sanctions on Pakistani companies could boost India's NSG bid

26 Mar 2018

US sanctions on Pakistani companies could boost India's NSG bid

On the back of passing a spending bill which incorporates US President Trump's warnings of freezing security aid, the US has added seven Pakistani companies to the list of foreign entities that are subject to sanctions in the form of stringent export control measures.

Indian elephant, Chinese dragon must dance together: Chinese Foreign Minister

08 Mar 2018

Indian elephant, Chinese dragon must dance together: Chinese Foreign Minister

Speaking for the first time on bilateral ties this year, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi today said the Chinese dragon and Indian elephant must not fight but dance with each other.

Challenges that await new Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale

29 Jan 2018

Challenges that await new Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale

Seasoned diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale took charge as the new foreign secretary today, a day after his predecessor S Jaishankar demitted office.

Indian security personnel called up for 2022 FIFA World Cup

22 Jan 2018

Indian security personnel called up for 2022 FIFA World Cup

According to an Indian Express report, Indian security personnel involved in critical operations like the 2008 Mumbai attacks and in high-profile events like the IPL, FIFA U-17 World Cup, ISL etc. are being sought after to be part of the security assistance programme for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

CRPF urges govt. not to take away VIP security duties

27 Dec 2017

CRPF urges govt. not to take away VIP security duties

India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) paramilitary force has requested the government not to stop it from conducting VIP duties.

India's entry into Wassenaar Arrangement may boost NSG prospects

08 Dec 2017

India's entry into Wassenaar Arrangement may boost NSG prospects

In a major development, the elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) has agreed to accept India's application for membership.

Russia pleads India's case to China over NSG membership

08 Dec 2017

Russia pleads India's case to China over NSG membership

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov has said his country is speaking to China at "all levels" for India's inclusion to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

All you need to know about Z+ VIP security

28 Nov 2017

All you need to know about Z+ VIP security

Recently, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav created a ruckus after the Centre decided to downgrade his Z+ VIP security. His son Tej Pratap also threatened to skin PM Narendra Modi.

Major Sandeep: Remembering the braveheart martyred during 26/11 attacks

28 Nov 2017

Major Sandeep: Remembering the braveheart martyred during 26/11 attacks

"I don't want to die an ordinary death. When I go, the whole nation will remember me." These were Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan's words to his father.

After Centre downgrades Lalu's security, son threatens to skin Modi

27 Nov 2017

After Centre downgrades Lalu's security, son threatens to skin Modi

Jumping into a controversy again due to his sensational remark, RJD chief Lalu Yadav's elder son Tej Pratap said he will skin PM Narendra Modi if any harm is done to his father.

Akshardham temple terror-attack case: Key accused arrested after 15 years

04 Nov 2017

Akshardham temple terror-attack case: Key accused arrested after 15 years

Fifteen years after the deadly terror strike on the Akshardham Temple in Gujarat's Gandhinagar in September 2002, the Ahmedabad Crime Branch Police arrested Ajmeri Abdul Rashid, a key accused in the case.

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha derides government's economic policies

27 Sep 2017

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha derides government's economic policies

Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha lashed out at PM Modi and FM Arun Jaitley for making a "mess" of the economy.

India's draft drone policy to be out soon!

12 Sep 2017

India's draft drone policy to be out soon!

India's new drone policy may soon empower the Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) and National Security Guard (NSG) to shoot down "rogue" low-flying objects.