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New drive to check illegal security agencies

web-post August 31, 2017

The traffic branch of the Pune police police has undertaken a drive to check the functioning of the illegal private security agencies in the city to ascertain if these agencies employ any tainted staff. Joint police commissioner Ravindra Kadam SAID that the Pune police have undertaken the drive to check if the agencies are following… Continue Reading »


WiFi in planes: Security agencies give go-ahead

web-post June 15, 2017

Flyers in India may soon be able to access their emails and data in the aircraft, with the security agencies having signalled their nod for in-flight WiFI services but with safeguards to prevent its misuse. The proposal to allow WiFi services on aircraft in Indian airspace has been pending for some time due to security… Continue Reading »


Special operations group cracks down on illegal security agencies

web-post May 25, 2017

The Ahmedabad police’s special operations group(SOG) cracked down on security agencies functioning without proper licence. The SOG had conducted a drive from May 8 to 10 to identify such agencies. At the end of the operation, the SOG booked eight persons for violating rules. B C Solanki, ACP (SOG), said that 14 teams from the… Continue Reading »


Security agencies clear the decks for Pune airport expansion

web-post March 23, 2017

The expansion of the Pune airport will entail a complete overhaul of the existing security measures, officers of the city police as well as the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) have said. Manjit Singh, a Deputy Commandant rank CISF officer, who is also the official spokesperson, said: “With the expansion plan in the offing for… Continue Reading »


Security agencies authorised to shoot down suspicious drones

web-post December 4, 2015

New Delhi is facing serious threats of aerial strikes from various terror outfits, including the dreaded ISIS, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has said. Security agencies have taken necessary steps to foil any such attacks and have prepared a list of 15 key spots in the Capital that they fear might be targeted. Objects… Continue Reading »


Security agencies eye Israel spy balloons

web-post November 13, 2015

Indian security agencies, such as the National Security Guard, the Border Security Force and the Karnataka police have shown interest in acquiring balloon-based aerial surveillance systems from Israel’s RT, according to the Israeli company’s Bengaluru-based partner Mistral Solutions. The aerostat system, widely used by the Israel Defence Forces and recently purchased by the U.S. army,… Continue Reading »


11,000 police stations plug into CCTNS Unified Database of all security agencies

web-post August 17, 2015

About 11,000 police stations have adopted a Crime & Criminal Tracking Network & System (CCTNS) into which databases of all security institutions will be integrated. The police stations which adopted the CCTNS for electronic FIR registration are located in the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Delhi, Telangana, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. Out… Continue Reading »


Delhi Govt. asks banks to engage only licensed Pvt. security agencies

web-post April 2, 2015

To ensure that banks and ATMs in the city have foolproof security, the Delhi government has asked them to hire the services of only licensed private security agencies. The government has also directed private security agencies to deploy guards who are trained to deal with robbery bids. A senior government official said that running private… Continue Reading »


Security agencies preparing for Obama visit

web-post January 15, 2015

Security agencies of the US along with the Delhi Police, Central Industrial Security Force, Intelligence Bureau, besides air traffic controllers, are preparing a security plan on the ground and in the air for US President Barack Obama, scheduled to visit India this month. A senior police officer said that Obama’s security team will take over… Continue Reading »


Andhra to fine-tune laws relating to private security agencies

web-post December 11, 2014

The existing laws concerning the private security agencies in Andhra Pradesh will soon be fine-tuned. The idea is to ensure better professional standards for the fast growing segment according to Andhra Pradesh Home Secretary, B. Prasada Rao. Vijayawada houses a large number of private security agencies operating for individuals and business groups according to sources…. Continue Reading »

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