South African woman held at IGIA for concealing drugs in cricket gear

A 22-year-old South African woman was held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here for allegedly trying to smuggle out Rs 1.18 crore worth narcotic drugs, neatly concealed inside cricket gear and shoes.

Man held with pistol in Delhi Metro

A 25-year-old man was arrested for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol in the Delhi Metro here, an official said on Sunday.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gets 'Z-Plus' security

Security of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been upgraded to topmost Z-plus category and he will be guarded by paramilitary commandos drawn from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) now.

CISF to conduct 'undercover' ops to check espionage, sabotage

Para-military CISF has begun conducting special "undercover operations" at strategic and sensitive installations it is deployed at to keep a check on suspect espionage and sabotage activity.

Build core competence in securing imp buildings: Rajnath to CISF

CISF should develop a "core competence" of effectively securing strategic and iconic installations in the country which can be targeted by terrorists, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Tuesday.

PM Modi salutes CISF on Raising Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday saluted the "bravery" and "sense of duty" of CISF personnel on force's 46th Raising Day.

Corporate espionage scandal: Main focus is to stop unauthorised entry into ministries, says CISF

In the wake of the recent corporate espionage scandal, the CISF on Monday said it will ensure tight access control and "anti-sabotage measures" at sensitive government installations and ministries that it secures in the national capital.

CISF to recruit nearly 10,800 personnel in 2015

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) plans to recruit 10,771 personnel by the end of 2015, Director General Arvind Ranjan said on Monday.

Special commuter connect prog launched to bolster Delhi Metro security

Delhi Metro and CISF on Tuesday launched a special public outreach programme to involve commuters in their bid to enhance safety, security and service quality of the popular rail network in the national capital region.

Tamil Nadu moves SC seeking CISF deployment for Mullaperiyar dam

The Supreme Court on Friday sought Centre's response on a plea by Tamil Nadu government seeking deployment of CISF for protection of Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala.

CISF gets best contingent award for Republic Day parade

 The CISF on Wednesday bagged the best marching contingent trophy for this year`s Republic Day parade.

CBI arrests income tax officer, CISF inspector in separate graft cases

CBI has arrested an Income Tax officer from Lucknow for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs five lakh to settle a tax-related matter.

CISF restores to man bag with Rs 2.50 lakh of jewellery

CISF on Friday restored a bag containing Rs 2.50 lakh worth of gold jewellery to a man which he forgot at a Delhi Metro station.

Brigade of Guards, Sikh Regiment adjudged best marching contingents in Republic Day parade

The Brigade of Guards Regiment and Sikh Regiment were on Thursday jointly adjudged the best marching contingents in this year's Republic Day parade under the Services category while CISF won the coveted award in the paramilitary and auxiliary segment.

Obama visit: Taj Mahal to remain shut, Agra Expressway may be closed briefly on Jan 27
Obama visit: Taj Mahal to remain shut, Agra Expressway may be closed briefly on Jan 27

The Taj Mahal will be shut for the general public and the Yamuna Expressway may remain briefly closed for normal traffic, which may be used as a back up route for US President Barack Obama, who will be visiting the 'monument of love' on January 27, officials said on Monday.

Three AP airports, one in MP to get CISF cover

 Three civil airports in Andhra Pradesh and one in Madhya Pradesh are soon expected to be brought under the armed security cover of central paramilitary CISF.

CISF contingent flagged off for UN mission in Haiti

 A 144-member squad of paramilitary CISF has been flagged off for rendering United Nations mandated security duties in Haiti in the Caribbean island.

Obama visit: Elite ITBP canine squad to sanitise VIP areas

A special sniffer dog squad of ITBP has been brought in to the national capital to sanitise the locations which are on the itinerary of US President Barack Obama for his visit later this month to take part in the Republic Day celebrations.

India should publicise nuclear safety norms to allay international concerns: Report

Despite having robust nuclear safety and security norms, India's reluctance to highlight these have resulted in international concerns which equate the lack of transparency with poor procedures and standards, says a report here.

Unclaimed box gave tense moments to Delhi Metro security

The presence of an unidentified box gave some anxious moments to the security staff at the Green Park Metro station on Thursday evening, although it did not affect train services.