Till now, the CRPF was providing security to 75 VVIP`s under "Z plus", "Z", "X", "Y Plus" and "Y" categories while ITBP was securing 17 such persons.
The central government on Thursday accorded the Z-plus VVIP armed security cover to newly-elected Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.Mar 30, 2017, 21:02 PM IST
Taking the first step towards gradually reverting to its original role of undertaking counter-terror operations, the National Security Guard (NSG) has pulled out over 600 commandos from its VVIP security unit and used them for the first time during the recent Pathankot attack.Feb 15, 2016, 09:18 AM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat has been extended top category 'Z+' security cover with the commandos of CISF having been tasked with the job.Jun 07, 2015, 14:39 PM IST
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.Jul 24, 2014, 16:10 PM IST
West Bengal government has appointed a nodal officer to review the security of political leaders and VVIPs in the state on the instruction of Union Home Ministry following the Maoist massacre of Congress leaders in Chattisgarh.May 28, 2013, 17:55 PM IST
The Home Ministry Monday asked all Maoists-hit states to revamp security of political workers and ensure that political activities are not affected by any violence.May 27, 2013, 14:59 PM IST
Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the Centre for classifying people as VIPs and VVIPs other than constitutional functionaries for providing them security cover.Mar 14, 2013, 21:45 PM IST
The order comes at a time when the nation is debating whether VVIPs are being provided more security that what is needed.Feb 14, 2013, 15:18 PM IST
The security of VVIPs in Punjab
is being reviewed following the arrest of
two suspected Babbar Khalsa International terrorists.
Bangladesh plans to raise an elite police unit for protection of VVIPs along side the SSF, which is currently solely responsible to carry out the task, officials said on Sunday.Jul 26, 2009, 14:19 PM IST
Accusing the Centre of practicing
`pick and choose` while providing NSG protection to leaders,
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said security cover
had become `status symbol` for many.