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Govt decides to withdraw NSG from VIP security duties

January 12, 2020 8:54 pm

This will be after over two decades that the 'black cat' commandos of the elite counter-terror force will be taken out from VIP protection duties, a task not originally charted for it when the force was conceptualised and raised in 1984.

Kamikaze drones in NSG armoury for counter-terror ops

October 17, 2018 1:54 am

Addressing NSG commandos at the event, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that threats posed by “lone wolf attackers” and “do it yourself” terrorists are new and are a major challenge for security agencies.

'Lone wolf', 'do it yourself' terrorists major challenge for India: Rajnath Singh

October 16, 2018 2:02 pm

Rajnath Singh made a reference to recent attacks in New York and London where vehicles were used to run over and kill a number of people.

Jammu and Kashmir: NSG commandos to be deployed in anti-terror operations soon

June 22, 2018 12:37 pm

The decision for NSG's deployment in counter-terror operations was taken by the Home Ministry recently and they will be put to use soon after their acclimatisation programme is over, the officials said.

Akshardham temple terror attack: Prime conspirator arrested after arriving from Saudi Arabia

November 04, 2017 8:18 pm

Abdul Rashid Ajmeri, an Ahmedabad resident, "had absconded to Riyadh before the terror act was committed," DCP of Ahmadabad Crime Branch, Deepan Bhadran said, adding that more names may come out during his interrogation.

NSG and CISF to get power to shoot down 'rogue' low flying objects

September 11, 2017 7:12 am

The issue was discussed threadbare at a recent meeting of the Union home secretary with representatives of the Indian Air Force, civil aviation ministry, Central Industrial Security Force and other stakeholders.

China refuses to budge, says no to India's NSG membership

June 23, 2017 3:35 pm

China’s has repeatedly stonewalled India’s admission in the NSG, a move that has become a major stumbling block in bilateral relations between the two countries.

NSG meet on, China says it will reject India's entry

June 23, 2017 3:34 pm

China has made clear in the past that it will not let India join the elite group as it is not a signatory to the Non-Nuclear-Proliferation Treaty.

NSG at forefront of PM Narendra Modi’s three-nation trip

June 20, 2017 4:14 am

“They are on board but it is good to establish contact with member countries through a high-level visit at the PM’s level,” a key government functionary said.

India asks nations friendly with China to plead NSG case, Beijing stubborn

June 05, 2017 9:54 pm

India had officially applied for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) which controls export of nuclear materials, equipment and technology in May last year.