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Special Protection Group

Dilip Cherian | SPG chief put on a curious contractual rollercoaster

The ‘corrected’ order ensures Mr Sinha’s continued regular service for one year but failed to specify that it superseded the earlier order

07 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

Amid tussle on Gandhis, SPG Bill gets RS approval

The bill had already been passed by the Lok Sabha last week.

04 Dec 2019 1:25 AM

After SPG removal, breach at Priyanka house in Delhi

Incident highlights lack of communication between police and CRPF.

03 Dec 2019 1:34 AM

Shiv Sena on SPG removal: Must not play with someone’s life

Party says concern over removal of Gandhis’ security is valid.

01 Dec 2019 8:08 AM

SPG for ex-PMs, kin only for 5 years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now the only person to be protected by the 4,000-strong SPG.

26 Nov 2019 1:22 AM


CRPF to raise 1 more unit for Gandhis’ cover

Gandhi family’s SPG security cover has been replaced with a Z-plus security to be provided by the CRPF.

20 Nov 2019 1:45 AM

Lok Sabha ruckus over Gandhi SPG cover

‘Revenge politics’ putting their lives at risk, say Congress members.

20 Nov 2019 1:42 AM

Gandhis’ Special Protection Group cover removed

Top security officials said it had been decided to provide the Gandhi family with CRPF commandos along with pilot and escort vehicles.

09 Nov 2019 1:24 AM

Don’t play politics with security of top leaders

It may ill suit a country that lost Mahatma Gandhi and two Prime Ministers, one while in office, to slacken in protecting a two-term former PM.

29 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh loses elite SPG security cover

SPG was raised in 1985 through an Act of Parliament following the assassination former PM Indira Gandhi.

27 Aug 2019 2:21 AM


MHA: Rahul Gandhi SPG claims ‘baseless’

While claiming that Mr Gandhi’s comments were “devoid of facts”, the home ministry said the SPG was a professional organisation.

25 Sep 2018 6:04 AM

Central team set to visit state to probe incident

The tent at the Midnapore rally had collapsed while PM Modi was in the middle of his speech.

18 Jul 2018 6:16 AM

Case filed against organiser, decorator for tent collapse

The Centre had on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government on the incident.

18 Jul 2018 6:09 AM

Cops release man detained for breaching PM security

We are checking how did he manage to get the pass.

27 May 2018 7:55 AM

Mumbai: Constable pretends to be CBI chief, dupes 4 of Rs 88 lakh

Posing as the SPG chief in CBI, he promised various things to different victims between March 2016 and December 2017.

21 Feb 2018 1:36 PM


Missing SPG commando found

Constable posted at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s residence.

07 Sep 2017 3:16 AM

Modi faced terror threat during Kerala visit: State DGP

Asked about the 'terror threat,' Senkumar said he could not elaborate further.

20 Jun 2017 7:38 PM

Amid roadshow in Surat, Modi stops cavalcade to meet 4-year-old girl

On noticing her, the SPG guard tried to stop her but the Prime Minister instructed them to bring her to him.

17 Apr 2017 6:38 PM