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Cabinet Committee on Security


Home Minister Amit Shahfigures in all the Cabinet committees constituted by the government, a development that highlights his importance in the second Modi dispensation. While Shah is a member of all the eight committees, details of which were released by the government on Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s name figured in all but one of them. The government has …

AP Cabinet expansion on Sunday

The Andhra Pradesh state cabinet will be enlarged on Sunday with the inclusion of two new members, filling the vacancies caused by the resignation of two BJP members in March, TDP sources said on Saturday. Senior legislator N Mohammed Farooq, who is presently the chairman of the state legislative council, would be inducted into the …

National Security Guards (NSG)

The National Security Guard (NSG) is an Indian special forces unit in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). It was launch in 1984, following Operation Blue Star and the assassination of Indira Gandhi, “for combating terrorist activities with a view to protecting states against internal disturbances”. NSG is headed by the authority of the Ministry …

Cabinet Committee on Security

Members of Cabinet Committee on Security Prime Minister. Shri Raj Nath Singh, Minister of Home Affairs. Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs. Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Defence. The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) of the Central Government of India make a decision on …