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India14, Feb 2020, 1:03 PM
Budgetary allotment for PM's security: Twitterati point out Nehru's move to send plane to fetch his cigarettes
While there are many who question the need to allocate an astronomical sum for PM Modi’s security, there are others who point out at the threat perception he faces and dig out past to show how Nehru was profligate
India20, Dec 2019, 4:49 PM
Intelligence reports suggest attempts to assassinate PM Modi at Ramlila Maidan on December 22
Recent reports coming in suggest that there are specific intelligence inputs that PM Modi will be assassinated on December 22 when he addresses a large gathering at the Ramlila Maidan Rally in New Delhi. The threat comes from Pakistan-based Islamist terrorist groups.
Views4, Dec 2019, 11:08 AM
A burden of Rs 1,800 crore: Do the Gandhis miss feeling like the PM with SPG cover withdrawn?
Though the Gandhi family and the Congress seems to be upset about the passing of the Special Protection Group (Amendment) BIll they do forget that if someone would be affected by this amendment, it would be Prime Minister Narendra Modi as his cover will be withdrawn after five years of him ceasing to be the PM.
India3, Dec 2019, 7:48 PM
From Chennai techie helping NASA find Vikram Lander’s debris to passing of SPG Bill in RS, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
A Chennai techie has helped American space agency NASA locate ISRO's Vikram Lander's debris on the surface of the moon. Shanmuga Subramanian received a mail from NASA thanking him. In Rajya Sabha, the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed. All this and more in today’s (December 3) MyNation in 100 seconds
India3, Dec 2019, 7:14 PM
Was the security breach at Priyanka Vadra’s home real or fake?
The timing of a reported breach at Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s home at the Lodhi Estate has begged the question of whether the so-called breach was real or fake
India3, Dec 2019, 6:38 PM
Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha
According to the new rule, family members of a former prime minister who reside with him at his allotted accommodation will get security cover of the SPG only for five years, from the date he/she ceases to hold the office of Prime Minister
India28, Nov 2019, 3:08 PM
Defence minister Rajnath Singh douses fire; condemns Pragya Singh Thakur's Godse remark
BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur made the remarks during a debate on the SPG Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday after DMK member A Raja mentioned Godse during his speech
India27, Nov 2019, 6:07 PM
Why Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill is necessary
The Special Protection Group (SPG) security cover that was provided to the Gandhi family including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi was withdrawn by the Union Government on November 8, 2019. The SPG cover remains exclusive only to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Supriya Krishnamurthy simplifies why it was necessary to remove the SPG cover for the Gandhis, with inputs of Vicky Nanjappa.
India27, Nov 2019, 5:10 PM
SPG Act 'diluted' at different times, Bill aims to make force more efficient: Amit Shah
Union home minister Amit Shah said the spirit of the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was reflected in its title and the system of protection has been created according to the stature of the post
India21, Nov 2019, 4:23 PM
Reality of SPG protest: Youth Congress workers caught protesting without reason
Youth Congress workers on Wednesday (November 20) staged a protest against the removal of Special Protection Group (SPG) cover to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. But in reality, they were caught not knowing the actual reasons behind the protest
India20, Nov 2019, 12:33 PM
Subramanian Swamy on SPG withdrawal: ‘Gandhis not special’
While Congress alleges foul play over reduction of security to the Gandhi family, BJP leaders Subramanian Swamy and JP Nadda were quick to react, saying Gandhis are not special and the home ministry has a set pattern on it respectively.
Views11, Nov 2019, 5:28 PM
Why SPG cover had become status symbol and no longer security cover for the Gandhis
When the SPG cover was withdrawn, the Congress termed it political vendetta. But were the services utilised properly by the Gandhis, according to norms? However the fact of the matter is that the SPG cover has been withdrawn and not security.
India8, Nov 2019, 4:10 PM
Centre to soon replace SPG security cover provided to Gandhi family with Z plus personnel?
A year after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her bodyguard, the Special Protection Group (SPG) came to light in 1985.
India26, Aug 2019, 6:07 PM
Centre withdraws former PM Manmohan Singh's SPG cover, Z Plus security to continue
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not enjoy Special Protection Group cover henceforth. The withdrawal comes into effect after the Central Armed Police Forces takes over the responsibility. The CAPF will continue to give him Z-plus security.
India17, May 2019, 2:09 PM
Now PM Modi heads for two-day cave meditation
The Special Protection Group (SPG) that is responsible for PM Modi's security is already stationed there sanitising each and every spot the prime minister will be visiting. Sources also confirm that a cave which has not been confirmed due to security reasons is earmarked where PM Modi may meditate.