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Special Protection Group (SPG)

The Special Protection Group (SPG) of India is an armed and armored close protection force operating under the Union of India which was established to provide comprehensive security cover to the Prime Minister of India. However, after the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi at the hands of the LTTE, the protection cover of the ..

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Terror Monitoring Group for Jammu and Kashmir

The Union Home Ministry has announced setting up of a Terror Monitoring Group (TMG) to ensure synergised and concerted action against terror financing and terror-related activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Mandate of the Terror Monitoring Group Taking action against hardcore sympathisers among government employees including teacher’s etc providing overt or covert support to such activities. ..

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PIL in Supreme Court against govt’s order to snoop on computers

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma challenging the government’s notification authorising 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any computer system. What was the Order of the Home Ministry? As per the notification of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, 10 central probe and snoop agencies ..

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Union government sets up a study group to examine problems of people along IB, LOC in J&K

The Union Government has set up a study group to examine the problems being faced by the people living near the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) due to ever-present threat of cross-border firing from Pakistan. The group will meet people living in the border areas of ..

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Syed Asif Ibrahim appointed as PM’s Special Envoy for Counter-terrorism

Former Director of Intelligence Bureau (DIB) Syed Asif Ibrahim was appointed as Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Counter Terrorism and Extremism in National Security Council (NSC) Secretariat. His appointment was confirmed by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). His rank will be of Secretary to the government for a period of three years or ..

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