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Over 600 commandos withdrawn from VVIP duties for anti-terror operations

Over 600 commandos withdrawn from VVIP duties for anti-terror operations

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.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat gets 'Z+' VVIP security cover

 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.

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.

WB govt appoints nodal officer to review VVIP security

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.

MHA asks states to revamp security of VVIPs

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.

VVIPS security: SC seeks Centre`s response

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.

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.

Security of VVIPs being reviewed: Punjab DGP

The security of VVIPs in Punjab
is being reviewed following the arrest of
two suspected Babbar Khalsa International terrorists.

Bangladesh to raise new police unit for VVIP security

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.

Security `status symbol` for many: Nitish

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.