Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Sunday assured people from North-East that the Centre will take adequate steps so that they get a safe environment in every part of the country.
Counter-hijack operations force NSG has submitted a report to the Union Home Ministry giving details of the sequence of events that led to the surprise recovery of a dummy stun-grenade on-board an Air India plane when it landed at Jeddah few days back.
Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha that the Union Home Ministry has sent recommendation for Bharat Ratna for late Major Dhyan Chand to the PMO, after receiving recommendations from several quarters.
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.
A final decision on the venues for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) is likely to be announced after Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) honchos meet Union Home Ministry officials on Monday.
The Special Task Force, constituted by Union Home Ministry to look into the issues related to division of Andhra Pradesh vis-a-vis the police force, has indicated its recommendations would focus on strengthening of the security "as and when the bifurcation happens".