Rajnath Singh, Manohar Parrikar hold meeting to assess internal security

In the wake of the Pathankot terror attack, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday held a high-level meeting in New Delhi to assess internal security. Chiefs of NSA, Intelligence Bureau, National Investigation Agency and Director Generals of the BSF and the NSG also attended the Home Ministry meeting. Parrikar discussed security related issues with DGMO and vice-chiefs of the Indian Air Force. Singh and

Hectic preparations ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit to Chandigarh

Hectic preparations are on for Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to the city on September 11, when he is scheduled to attend four events. Roads and pavements of all areas through which the prime minister`s motorcade will pass have been given a fresh look. Security around the four venues where Modi will be present has been tightened by Chandigarh and Punjab Police and paramilitary forces. The Prime Minister`s Special Protection

Situation under control in Gurdaspur: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here today expressed confidence about the ongoing operation against the terrorists in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and said that the situation is under control. “I am confident about the operation which is underway and the situation is under control,” the home minister told reporters at the airport here before heading for Neemuch to attend the CRPF Raising Day Function. Singh said he had spoken to

Al Qaeda-ISIS may launch joint terror attack on India: NSG chief

The Director General of National Security Guards (NSG) Jayant Choudhury, Thursday, warned of a joint plan by al Qaeda and ISIS to target Indian cities. Speaking to reporters after NSG’s 30th raising day celebrations, Choudhury said, “Now that they (al Qaeda) have declared an intention to attack India, they might combine with outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba, ISIS and Indian Mujahideen.” “If they do have combined operations, we have to prepare for

No one can give warning to India: Rajnath Singh

No one can give a warning to India, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday, a day after China objected to India building road along the border. “No one can give a warning to India. India is a powerful nation now,” the home minister said on the sidelines of the 30th Raising Day ceremony of the National Security Guards (NSG) in Manesar, on the outskirts Delhi. “As far as