Saturday, August 15, 2009

PM to chair meeting of CMs on internal security

New Delhi, Aug 13 (PTI) Security in the aftermath of Mumbai terror strikes and pro-active action against Naxals will come under the scanner at a meeting of chief ministers convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday.

Activities of Pakistan-based terror outfits and situation in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the Northeast will also come up for review at the day-long conference which is being organised by the Union Home Ministry.

Threadbare discussions will be held with the chief ministers on the security situation and measures to be adopted to maintain law and order, coastal security, strengthening of intelligence wing, augmenting police forces and preparedness of Quick Reaction Teams.

The meeting of CMs held in January had decided to tighten security along the 7,200 km-long coastline, increase the number of police stations, check posts and interceptor boats

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