14 Dec 2015
Panaji: If someone really wants to stay safe, they should not take VIP security cover, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said yesterday. At a function in Panaji organised by the Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party to celebrate the former Chief Minister's 60th birthday, Parrikar said he often pleads with policemen guarding him to keep distance from him.
06 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, whose hate speech kicked up a political storm and stalled Parliament, has been given VIP security. 47-year-old Jyoti, who is a Minister of State in Food Processing Ministry, will now have 11 para-military personnel guarding her round-the-clock, official sources said on Monday.
30 Oct 2013
New Delhi: Adding to the VIP protectees list, which had been pruned during the tenure of former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram, the Ministry of Home Affairs has increased the security of Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal to 'Z' category in view of Naxal threat.
10 May 2012
Three forged letters directing Bihar government to provide VIP security cover to a Muslim politician have come to light after the leader approached the Home Ministry complaining against the state.
21 Jul 2015
Patna: A day after the Centre accorded 'Z-plus' VIP security cover to Jitan Ram Manjhi, the BJP today defended the measure saying the former Bihar Chief Minister faced threat to his life from various quarters.
07 Feb 2013
The state governments on Thursday submitted affidavits before the Supreme Court stating the detailed report of police force engaged in providing VIP security.
12 Jan 2013
VIP security in Delhi will be trimmed very soon following a directive from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has said.
19 May 2013
The CRPF, which recently took over the duties of guarding RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, has raised concerns in ensuring a 'fool proof' Z category security to the business tycoon in the absence of local logistical support to its squad.
08 Nov 2011
The Supreme Court will consider several legal questions pertaining to VIP security and has asked for viewpoints from the states and Union Territories in this regard.
16 Feb 2012
After the bomb blast in a car of an Israeli diplomat in the vicinity of Prime Minister’s residence, security agencies are having sleepless nights as the blast has raised a question mark on the security measure provided to VIPs in the city. The Home Ministry is planning to issue new directives in the context of beefing up security to high profile people.