Swiss self defence expert on India tour for training women

A Swiss self defence expert Martial Vout, who manages security of VIPs and politicos globally, says self-defence tricks need not require any special kick-boxing training or a muscular body.

812 personnel deployed for security of 84 VIPs in Maha: RTI

A combined total of 812 police officers and security personnel have been deployed for the security of 84 VIPs in Maharashtra, with 52 men accorded to guard only Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and his MLA daughter, a RTI query revealed here.

After SC order, govt to revise list of red beacon users

A day after the Supreme Court made its observation on the blatant misuse of red beacons, the government has decided to revise the list of people entitled to travel in vehicles installed with red lights.

With dismal police-to-people ratio, safety remains a pipe dream

If safety cannot be guaranteed as a right in India, blame it on the country’s abysmal police-to-population ratio.

Jammu and Kashmir has 2,542 `protected people`

In Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities say security is provided to only 2,542 people facing threats from militants.

CRPF red flags Home Ministry on Ambani VIP security

The CRPF has raised concerns in ensuring a `fool proof` Z category security to Ambani in the absence of local logistical support to its squad.

Bihar spends Rs 141 crore for VIP security

Bihar government spends Rs 141.95 crore per annum for proving security to 3951 VIPs in the state, the Supreme Court was told on Wednesday.

CISF to create new unit for VIP security

In view of growing demand of security personnel for VIP security duties, paramilitary CISF has decided to create a new unit to cater to `Z-plus` category of protectees.

Supreme Court seeks details of money spent on VVIP security

The order comes at a time when the nation is debating whether VVIPs are being provided more security that what is needed.

Maharashtra provides VIP security to fewer people: Patil

Admitting that police security of the VIPs should be reduced, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Friday said the state government provided security to fewer VIPs, compared to other states.

8049 cops, Rs 341 crore spent on VIP security in Delhi: SC told

Delhi government told the Supreme Court that 8049 police personnel are deployed for giving protection to VIPs.

VIP security in Delhi to be trimmed: Shinde

VIP security in Delhi will be trimmed very soon following a directive from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has said.

Dikshit meets Shinde, says rationalise VIP security

Delhi CM met Sushilkumar Shinde and urged him to ensure rationalisation of police deployment, including for VIP security.

NSG pulled from VIP security for terror training

NSG will pull out over 900 commandos rendering VIP security duties and put them to perform specialist counter-terror and counter-hijack operations.

Policemen deployed for VIP security beyond limit

The most populous states have relatively much less sanctioned strength of police men than warranted by their total population.

J&K police to purchase VDS for VIP security

Jammu and Kashmir police is all
set to purchase Vibration Detection System (VDS) to maintain
the security setup of VVIP and important installations in
Jammu and Kashmir.

Avoid deputing escort police for VIP security: Bombay HC

Dealing with a PIL on undertrials languishing in courts, the Bombay High Court on Friday observed that authorities should avoid diverting the police force meant for escorting prisoners to courts for security of VIPs.

VIP security must be more sensitive, says Chidambaram

VIP security must be sensitive to the "emergency needs" of the people, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here on Friday.

X-category security withdrawn from 30 VIPs

After dithering for five years, the Home Ministry has removed X-category security to 30 individuals.