UN chief's envoy talks Afghan situation with Pak officials

The UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan on Friday met Pakistani officials here and discussed the situation in the war-torn country.

Can't block sites unless national security affected: Govt to HC

Websites cannot be blocked unless it is a matter affecting the security and sovereignty of the nation, the government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

Britain to take nuclear plant share for national security

Britain will have a "special share" in the French-led new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant consortium to safeguard national security, British energy officials told a parliamentary hearing this week.

Some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets: Parrikar
Some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday alleged that some former Prime Ministers had compromised the country's "deep assets" on national security but refrained from naming them.

Ex-spy chief says outdated UK anti-terrorism laws are not fit for purpose

Britain`s ability to prevent terrorist attacks is hampered by outdated laws that are "no longer fit for purpose", a former MI5 chief said in an interview published on Sunday, as the government considers new powers to monitor the Internet.

Eroding combat plane strength compromising national security: Panel

National security is being "compromised" with a "fast-eroding" combat aircraft squadron strength of the Indian Air Force vis-a-vis the neighbouring countries, leading to a "very grim" situation, a parliamentary panel said on Monday.

Pak, Afghanistan to carry out coordinated anti-terror operations

Pakistan on Saturday said it will carry out coordinated operations with Afghanistan against terrorists along the common border but ruled out joint operations with the country.

'Over 100 troops killed during ceasefire in east Ukraine'

Over 100 Ukrainian troops have been killed since the beginning of a ceasefire regime in eastern regions, the Ukrainian foreign ministry said Tuesday.

PM Modi to address top commanders of armed forces on Friday

The country's security situation against the backdrop of ceasefire violations by Pakistan and developments on China border are expected to discussed at the Combined Conference of the armed forces to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

Social awareness needed to stop infiltration: RSS leader

Terming the infiltration from Bangladesh as threat to national security and integrity, RSS leader J Nandkumar on Saturday said there was a need to raise social awareness about its ill effects on the economy and society.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda attacks BJP over "weak" stand on national security

Raking up Chinese incursion issue, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday attacked BJP over its "weak stand" on the national security, saying it had promised during the Lok Sabha polls that it will not tolerate any "misadventure" from neighbouring countries.

PM Modi has done nothing but foreign tours, poll campaign: Congress

Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Rajiv Shukla on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ignoring national security and focusing just on foreign tours and election campaigns in times of ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

Nawaz Sharif calls National Security conference tomorrow

Days ahead of two major anti-government protests in the Pakistani capital, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has summoned a meeting to discuss the key security issues facing the country.

US condemns shelling of Gaza UN school

The White House today condemned the shelling of a UN-run school in Gaza where displaced Palestinians were sheltering from an assault by Israeli forces on Hamas militants.

Govt plans to keep issues of national security out of purview of Whistleblowers` Act

The NDA government proposes to amend the Whistleblowers` Protection Act to keep issues of national security out of its purview.

We condemn all kinds of snooping: Congress

Amid reports that BJP was spied upon by the US National Security Agency, Congress today said it condemns all kinds of snooping by any sovereign country on any other sovereign nation.

Muthalik is threat to national security: Congress

The Goa Congress has demanded Sri Ram Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik be detained under National Security Act (NSA), claiming him as a "threat to national security".

Qatar gave security guarantees on transferred prisoners

President Barack Obama said Saturday the Qatari government had given the United States security guarantees over five Guantanamo Bay prisoners transferred to secure the release of a US soldier in Afghanistan.

Ukraine PM slams security services, raises question over efficiency of national security

Ukrainian acting Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk has raised questions over efficiency of the security services in the country.

Pakistan Army chief lauds ISI for its role in national security

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif today visited the ISI headquarters here and lauded the spy agency`s role in national security.