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Bureau of Civil Aviation Security

BCAS instructs airports to strengthen security ahead of Lok Sabha polls

With less than a month to go for Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) on Friday issued fresh instructions to strengthen security measures across all airports to curb the movement of unauthorized arms, contraband goods, cash or bullion.

Mar 15, 2019, 22:14 PM IST

Red alert issued for all airports, airlines across India over security threat

The alert was issued by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS).

Mar 02, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

Air India receives hijack call, BCAS orders airlines and CISF to follow enhanced security measures

The Parliament passed Anti-Hijacking (Amendment) Bill in 2014 in order to lay down new protocol to deal with the hijacking of an aeroplane.

Feb 23, 2019, 16:45 PM IST

Chemical attacks likely on planes, MHA alerts security agencies

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an alert to all security agencies asking to tighten the safety arrangements in airports, train-metro stations and bus depots in every state.

Sep 10, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Bureau of Civil Aviation Security suspends IndiGo's security training centre licence

Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has suspended the licence of budget carrier IndiGo's aviation security training facility for alleged lapses in the examination system conducted by it.

Feb 05, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

HC can't direct for judges inclusion in security exemption list at airports: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that judiciary cannot enter the domain of executive to direct it to include chief justices and judges of high courts in the list of people exempted from re-embarkation security checks at airports saying the "matters of security are not issues of prestige and they are not matters of 'status'".

Dec 14, 2016, 22:08 PM IST

Security beefed up at airports post Istanbul terror attack

 Security at airports across the country has been beefed up in the wake of Istanbul terror attack, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 17:47 PM IST

India's civil aviation security meets ICAO standards: Government

 The central government on Saturday said that the national civil aviation security agency has fully implemented the security norms prescribed by the United Nations oversight body.

Nov 28, 2015, 18:42 PM IST

Bragging about carrying match boxes on flights is silly: Omar Abdullah

NC leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah took on Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Tuesday over the issue of carrying match boxes on flights.

Apr 07, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

`Officials, VIPs abuse status to get free air tickets`

Tehelka Magazine on Friday claimed some officials, bureaucrats and other VIPs had "abused" their status to get free tickets and other facilities from a private airline in gross violation of service rules and propriety.

Nov 28, 2014, 22:25 PM IST

Suicide bombing threat to Air India flights; major airports put on alert

Major airports across the country have been put on alert following the warning of an attack.

Oct 24, 2014, 13:23 PM IST

Airport check may include removal of shoes, belts

The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security is gearing up to implement a similar security apparatus at the Delhi airport.

Mar 15, 2013, 09:27 AM IST

Over 70 pc airline, CISF personnel flunk basic test on security

In a development that has serious portent for aviation security in India, almost three-fourths of airline and CISF personnel flunked a basic test conducted by the BCAS last month.

Feb 10, 2013, 11:03 AM IST

Security aspects of Aerocity being looked

The Delhi Police, in a letter to the BCAS, had raised concerns of "security threat".

Aug 11, 2011, 14:25 PM IST