GANDHIS SPG COVER
Govt concerned with security of 130 crore Indians, not just Gandhi family: Amit Shah
The passage of the amendments to the SPG Act will pave t...
Priyanka security breach: Robert Vadra calls it 'very big lapse', says SPG cover removal 'political
"Our security is not important as much as...
Security breach at Priyanka's residence shows PM Modi, Amit Shah putting lives at risk: Congress
The opposition party also said it wanted to ...
No Special Protection Group for family unless living with PM
As per the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, which was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday, proximate security will be given by the force only to the prime minister and members of his immediate family if they live with him at his official residence.
Under SPG cover, you feel like PM, says former PM Chandra Shekhar's son in RS
Immediate family members of former prime ministers travel in a cavalcade of bullet proof cars, escorted by police bypassing all security checks and barriers and even mandatory frisking at airports.
Car with seven people drives into Priyanka's residence, security breach taken up with CRPF
The Congress general secretary's office has taken up the issue of the security breach that occurred on November 26 with the Central Reserve Police Force, they said.
SPG bill will restore original intent of act: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha
The proposed bill says the SPG will provide security to prime minister, and members of his immediate family residing with him at his official residence.
Cong leader Anand Sharma demands restoration of SPG cover for Gandhis
Congress leader Anand Sharma on Wednesday demanded in Rajya Sabha restoration of the Special Protection Group cover to former prime minister...
Family members of formers PMs will not be guarded by SPG: Sources
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal told the Lok Sabha on Friday that the SPG Act (Amendment) Bill had been listed in the government's business for next week.
Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend SPG Act, Amit Shah rejects charge of political vendetta, Congress stages walkout
The Congress, which criticised the amendment, walked out of Rajya Sabha saying it is dissatisfied with the Home Minister's reply on the amendment to the SPG Act.
Congress gives notice of adjournment motion in LS over withdrawal of SPG cover of Gandhis
On Monday, the first day of the Winter Session, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had raised the issue of SPG security, saying the move to withdraw the cover of party chief Sonia Gandhi and former president Rahul Gandhi was "arbitrary".
Pragya Thakur refers to Nathuram Godse as 'deshbhakt' in Lok Sabha
When DMK member A Raja cited a statement of Godse on why he killed Mahatma Gandhi during a discussion on the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, Thakur interrupted and said, "You cannot give example of a deshbhakt."
Congress demands restoration of SPG cover for Gandhis
Congress party has been raising the issue of restoration of the Special Protection Group cover to former prime minister Manmohan Singh and the Gandhi family in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. Congress leader Anand Sharma said the cover should be "restored" going beyond "partisan politics."
CRPF writes to states, UTs on Gandhi's new security cover; to seek 1,000 more troops
The central government earlier this month replaced the Special Protection Group (SPG) security cover given to Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra by the 'Z-plus' security of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
SPG cover gone, it may be Priyanka’s bungalow next
Priyanka had been allotted 35 Lodhi Estate, a Type VI bungalow, in February 1997 for security reasons. The bungalow was allotted to Priyanka, a private citizen, after the recommendation of SPG, home ministry and Cabinet Secretariat. With her SPG cover gone – the reason for her getting government accommodation – Priyanka may have to vacate her house.
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