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Special Protection Group: Indian special force
The Indian Special Protection Group (SPG) is a special force for providing proximate security to the Prime Minister of India and former Prime Ministers of India and members of their immediate families wherever in the world they are." It was formed in 1988 by an act of the Parliament of India.

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Gandhis must understand that SPG cover only for PM: BJP MP Neeraj Shekhar

BJP MP and son of former Prime Minister Chandrashekhar, Neeraj Shekhar on Wednesday said that Gandhi family should understand that they are secure with Z-plus security and SPG security cover is only..
IndiaTimes - Published

Parliament passes bill to amend SPG Act; Amit Shah rejects charge of political vendetta

Union home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday strongly rejected Congress's charge of political vendetta over the SPG Bill amendments and asserted that the government was concerned about security of all 130..
IndiaTimes - Published

SPG (Amendment) Bill passed by Parliament amid Congress protest

The Congress has alleged that the amendment was brought for the purpose to remove the SPG security of the members of the Gandhi family.
DNA - Published

BJP leader Narasimha Rao slams Congress over SPG cover issue

BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao on Tuesday slammed the Congress for raking up the issue of SPG cover after it was withdrawn for party leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi and asserted..
IndiaTimes - Published

Security breach at Priyanka Gandhi's home days after losing SPG protection, complaint filed with CRPF

Five people, including a girl, were sitting in the car, which managed to reach the porch near the garden at Priyanka Gandhi's house.
DNA - Published

Security breach at Priyanka Gandhi's residence last week

There was a security breach at Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Lodhi Estate home last week with unknown persons barging in and asking for selfies, sources said on Monday. The Centre withdrew..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi violated SPG norms 1,892 times: Amit Shah

Amit Shah informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi violated norms of SPG 1,892 times since 2015. Replying on the SPG Amendment Bill 2019, Shah said that during the past..
IndiaTimes - Published

SPG amendment bill passed in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to amend the SPG Act. According to the amendment, the SPG will now protect the prime minister and members of his immediate family residing with him at his official..
IndiaTimes - Published

Security of Gandhi family not withdrawn but only changed: Amit Shah

Replying to the debate on the SPG (Amendment) Bill, Union minister Amit Shah said the security of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her children Rahul and Priyanka has not been withdrawn but changed..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress refutes govt claim, says bullet-proof vehicles used by SPG not with Gandhis


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Bill to amend SPG Act introduced in Lok Sabha

Amid slogan shouting by opposition members, a bill to amend the Special Protection Group (SPG) Act was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday by minister of state for home affairs G Kishen Reddy. This comes..
IndiaTimes - Published

CRPF to get vehicles, gadgets used by SPG to shield Gandhis


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SPG Bill in Lok Sabha next week; former-PM, kin may lose cover

The government will table the proposed amendments to the Special Protection Group (SPG) Act next week . Under this Act family members of former Prime Ministers will not be guarded by the elite..
IndiaTimes - Published

Family members of formers PMs will not be guarded by SPG: Sources

The family members of former prime ministers will not be guarded by the elite Special Protection Group commandos, as per the amendments approved by the Union cabinet to the SPG Act, official sources..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Part of politics': Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attacks Modi govt on withdrawal of SPG cover

This is the first time that someone from the Gandhi family has commented on the Ministry of Home Affairs' decision to change the security template of the members of the Gandhis.
DNA - Published

Priyanka Gandhi attacks Modi government on withdrawal of SPG cover, says it's part of politics

This is the first time that someone from the Gandhi family has commented on the Ministry of Home Affairs' decision to change the security template of the members of the Gandhis.
DNA - Published

It's politics, this keeps happening: Priyanka on removal of SPG cover


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Congress calls for restoration of SPG protection to Gandhi family, youth wing stages protest near Parliament

The government should look into the issues of safety of politicians beyond the partisan political considerations and restore the cover, the party leader said.
DNA - Published

Congress demands restoration of SPG cover for Gandhis

Raising the issue in the upper house, Congress leader Anand Sharma on Wednesday said the SPG cover should be "restored" going beyond "partisan politics." The party has been raising the issue in both..
IndiaTimes - Published

CRPF writes to states, UTs on new security protocol for Gandhis

The central government earlier this month decided to withdraw the SPG security protection given to members of the Gandhi family.
DNA - Published

Withdrawal of SPG cover to Gandhis: Congress MPs stage walkout in Lok Sabha after Speaker refuses to hold discussion

Congress said the Centre's move to withdraw SPG security cover for the family was 'arbitrary', adding that there were "existing and probable threats" to the Gandhis.
DNA - Published

Issue of withdrawal of SPG cover for Gandhis raised in Lok Sabha


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Congress gives notice of adjournment motion in Lok Sabha over withdrawal of SPG cover of Gandhis


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Cong attacks govt for removing SPG cover of Gandhis, to petition Prez

During Question Hour, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raised the issue and attacked the ruling government for its pettiness and demanded that the security detail be reinstated.
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress adds removal of SPG cover to slowdown protests

The interesting AICC directive, while reiterating the economic agenda of protest, underlined “in the meanwhile, we have also seen the vindictive action of the BJP government in the withdrawal of SPG..
IndiaTimes - Published

CRPF takes over security of Gandhi family after govt withdraws SPG cover

The central government last week decided to revoke the SPG security protection given to members of the Gandhi family.
DNA - Published

CRPF takes over security of Gandhis

The CRPF has taken over the security duties of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul and Priyanka on Monday after the Union government withdrew their SPG cover last week, officials said. Union..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Dedication, discretion and personal care': Sonia Gandhi writes to SPG chief, thanks him for security to family

The SPG is an outstanding force, its members imbued with courage and patriotism in every task they are given, Sonia Gandhi said.
DNA - Published

Sonia Gandhi thanks SPG for its service, terms it 'outstanding' force

In a letter to SPG director Arun Kumar Sinha on Saturday, Sonia Gandhi expressed her deep appreciation and gratitude to the force for protecting her and her family with "dedication, discretion and..
IndiaTimes - Published

SPG cover withdrawal: Change based on intel, not 10 Janpath’s perception: BJP


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Withdrawal of SPG cover vindictive, govt playing with lives of Gandhis: Congress


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SPG cover gone, Sonia, Rahul & Priyanka to be frisked at airports now


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SPG cover withdrawal will expose entire Gandhi family to threats: Ghulam Nabi Azad

"I condemn the way the SPG security of the Gandhi family has been removed. Rajiv Gandhi (former prime minister) died as his security cover was not foolproof. Now, the withdrawal of SPG cover would..
IndiaTimes - Published

As Centre removes Gandhi family's SPG cover, Congress workers protest outside Amit Shah's home

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now be the sole protectee of the elite SPG commandos.
DNA - Published

Gandhis' SPG cover withdrawal: PM Modi, Amit Shah blinded by political vendetta, alleges Congress


IndiaTimes - Published

BJP has 'descended to ultimate personal vendetta': Ahmed Patel on Gandhis' SPG cover withdrawal


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Government withdraws SPG cover of Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka

The government has decided to withdraw the SPG cover of all three members of the Nehru-Gandhi family — Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and her children Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra...
IndiaTimes - Published

Government revokes SPG security for Gandhi family, to be accorded Z+ protection instead: sources

The security cover of all former Prime Ministers and their families are reviewed from time-to-time and downgraded as and when required.
DNA - Published

Congress cadre can chill, new SPG rules won't let Rahul Gandhi go 'missing' abroad

Apart from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the SPG guards only three persons - Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
DNA - Published

Former PM Manmohan Singh, wife get 'Z+' VIP CRPF security cover

A CRPF 'Z+' VIP security cover has been accorded to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh whose SPG protection was recently withdrawn by the government, officials said on Monday.
IndiaTimes - Published

Manmohan Singh's security downgraded to Z+ over 'low threat perception'

Dr Singh stepped down as Prime Minister in May 2014 after the UPA was voted out. He has had SPG protection for five years thereafter
DNA - Published

Manmohan Singh loses SPG cover, but will still have Z+ security

The government has withdrawn SPG security cover to former PM Manmohan Singh, though he will continue to have the “highest category” Z-plus protection, to be provided by CRPF. A home ministry..
IndiaTimes - Published

SPG: 3,000 plus force provides proximate security to 4 VVIPs

Special Protection Group (SPG), an about 3000-strong "zero error" security force for the Prime Minister, former Prime Ministers and their immediate family members, guards just four people now,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Manmohan Singh's SPG cover to be removed, to continue to get Z+ security

Only four political leaders will get SPG cover now.
DNA - Published

Government withdraws SPG cover to ex-PM Manmohan Singh

The Centre has withdrawn Special Protection Group (SPG) cover for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, though he continues to be a Z-plus protectee. As per the Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) sources,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Returning from Patna court, Rahul Gandhi drops in at restaurant for a meal

Sources said Rahul Gandhi, who stepped down as Congress president recently taking moral responsibility for the debacle in Lok Sabha polls, ordered dosa along with coffee which he enjoyed. Several..
IndiaTimes - Published

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