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NSG commandos


Simply put: How the forces protect VIPs

August 29, 2019 12:25 am

Former PM Manmohan Singh’s security cover has been downgraded from SPG to Z plus. How are such decisions made? How are SPG, Z plus, other categories different? Who are the forces deployed in each?

NSG commandos to undertake regular yoga, psychological tests

January 31, 2018 6:56 pm

The new steps are being taken as the NSG's mandate to counter terrorist and hijack bids, apart from protecting high threat perception VIPs, is very specific and requires "physically and mentally fit personnel", who are trained to be the best commandos of the country, states the blueprint.

National Security Guard to examine security arrangements at Jagannath Temple in Puri

August 20, 2017 2:39 pm

Visit by NSG team to the famous temple has been proposed in the wake of moves to prepare an action plan jointly by the Union Home Ministry, Odisha police and the intelligence agencies in order to strengthen the security arrangements in the shrine.

Rajnath Singh reviews functioning of 'Black Cat' commandos

June 05, 2017 6:29 pm

The primary role of NSG is to combat terrorism in whatever form it may assume in areas where activity of terrorists assumes serious proportions, and the state police and other central police forces cannot cope up with the situation. The NSG commandos also provide security to a few dignitaries.

NSG writes to SPG to enhance VVIP security skills

September 21, 2014 5:58 pm

This is the first time the force is getting an assessment done of its VVIP security duties.

Security tightened for Narendra Modi's roadshow

May 17, 2014 11:12 am

Snipers have been deployed and anti-sabotage checks have been carried out on the route, which has been sanitised.

900 commandos pulled from VIP security for terror ops training

July 01, 2012 8:45 pm

The 'black cat' commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) are segregated into five units.

Delhi gears up for R-Day celebrations

January 25, 2012 1:02 pm

Airspace,key roads falling on parade route will be closed for 63rd Republic day celebrations.

Two years on,NSG martyr's family trying to pick up pieces

November 26, 2010 2:53 pm

It's been two years since NSG commando Gajender Singh gave up his life fighting terrorists.

Every part of India belongs to all Indians,says Rahul

February 03, 2010 2:18 am

Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi sharply reacted to Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray’s jibe on Rahul “insulting Mumbai police” by singling...


Here is what it takes to be a NSG commando

January 31, 2019 9:57 am

NSG is one of the elite force of the Indian armed forces and the commandos are skilled in tactical warfare being trained for every possible threat and situation