SW Command sends task force to assist Operation Maitri in Nepal

The Indian Army 's South Western Command has deployed its own task force to assist the ongoing rescue and relief mission 'Operation Maitri' in quake-hit Nepal.

India dispatches 8,450 tents to quake-hit Nepal

A total of 8,450 tents were dispatched to Nepal on Thursday for people affected by the devastating earthquake, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said here.

NSG guards for Lalu Yadav, Raman Singh to be withdrawn

In a major overhaul of security drill for VIPs, NSG's elite 'Black Cat' commandos are likely to be withdrawn for Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad even as Saradha scam accused Mantang Sinh will continue to enjoy Z-plus cover.

NIA-like agency needed to tackle new era crimes: NSG chief

With the emergence of new forms of crimes, including cyber crimes, National Security Guard (NSG) director general JN Choudhury on Friday pitched for a new agency on the lines of the NIA to tackle crimes that have no geographical boundaries.

Worked out ways to improve coordination among agencies: NSG

NSG chief JN Choudhury on Friday said the central and state agencies have worked out ways to improve coordination between them in the wake lesson learnt from the the Burdwan blast episode.

Burdwan blast: Three NGOs funded Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh operatives
Burdwan blast: Three NGOs funded Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh operatives

Investigating agencies on Monday began probing the role of three non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who are suspected to have funded the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operatives in the case.

NSG officials seize large stockpile of explosives, hand grenades

National Security Guard (NSG) and National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials on Friday seized a large stockpile of crude hand grenades, socket bombs and explosives from a house in Burdwan district of West Bengal where suspected militant Rejaul Karim used to stay.

Improvised hand grenades detonated in West Bengal's Burdwan
Improvised hand grenades detonated in West Bengal's Burdwan

National Security Guard (NSG) and National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials on Friday seized a large stockpile of crude hand grenades, socket bombs and explosives from a house in Burdwan district of West Bengal where suspected militant Rejaul Karim used to stay.

Have received terror alert, says Goa CM Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday confirmed that his government has received intelligence inputs about the state being a possible target of terror outfits.

NSG set to reduce load in VVIP security duties

The NSG, which protects some of the most 'vulnerable' VVIPs of the country, is set to shed its load in this theater and transfer some of these protectees to other paramilitary forces after an "in principle" nod by the Union Home Ministry.

Govt doubles NSG commando strength in each of four hubs

The NSG crack commando strength has been almost doubled to 460 personnel each stationed at select hubs in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad to undertake quick and swift counter-terror or counter-hijack operations.

NSG says no to VVIP security duties in the future

The NSG, which protects the most `vulnerable` VVIPs of the country, has decided to stop taking any more protectees under its elite `black cat` commando security cover.

Govt assessing land for new hub for NSG commandos in Gujarat

Government on Tuesday said it is assessing the suitability of land for creating a new hub of the National Security Guard (NSG) commandos in Gujarat.

10,000 security personnel for Narendra Modi`s swearing-in ceremony

Around 10,000 security personnel will be deployed in and around Rashtrapati Bhavan when Narendra Modi takes oath as India`s new prime minister Monday.

Narendra Modi`s security enhanced with special protocols

Security agencies tasked to secure BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi have deployed a "special security" protocol around him.

NSG to defuse stack of Goa crude bombs

A team of National Security Guard (NSG) will arrive in Goa on Friday to defuse a stack of crude bombs discovered at the site of a low intensity blast that killed one and injured five Thursday.

Chennai blasts: National Security Guard`s team joins probe

The National Security Guard’s Bomb Detection & Disposal Squad , Friday, inspected the two coaches of Bangalore-Guwahati Express in which two blast took place yesterday that left one dead and 14 others injured.

NSG to secure its VVIPs on SPG pattern

The National Security Guard, which guards some of the most high-risk VVIPs in the country, will enhance the security of its protectees akin to the level rendered by the Special Protection Group (SPG) which secures the Prime Minister.

`Living standards of NSG men should not be compared`

In the wake of allegations that NSG commandos were living in pitiable conditions, newly-appointed chief of the elite force Jayanto Narayan Choudhury says their living standards should be seen in respect of "Indian conditions".

NSG rejigs commando training to ensure hostage safety

National Security Guard, which has till now trained its commandos in lethal operations leading to killing of terrorists, has re-oriented its modules in honing skills of the `Black Cats` to ensure hostage safety in counter-terror and hijack scenarios.