National Investigation Agency Current Affairs, GK & News
The National Investigation Agency recently organised a two-day virtual event with BRICS countries on “Misuse of Internet by terrorists”. India hosted the seminar as it is holding the BRICS chair for the year 2021. About the Seminar The seminar was held on emerging technologies and artificial intelligence, dark web and anonymisers, exploitation of social media ..
On July 1, 2020, the Union Home Ministry declared 9 individuals associated with Khalistan Movement as Terrorists. They were declared terrorists under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Highlights The Government of India had amended the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 in August, 2019. According to the amendment, individuals shall be designated as terrorists. Prior to the ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Central government is planning to set-up a joint counter operation centre in Punjab involving National Investigation Agency (NIA), external spy agency R&AW, counter-terror unit of Intelligence Bureau and Punjab Police. Why the Centre is mulling on the idea? The intelligence report with the Union Home Ministry hints at the Inter-Services Intelligence network’s nefarious design ..
Topics: Government • India • Information sensitivity • Intelligence Bureau • Inter-Services Intelligence • Khalistan Liberation Force • Khalistan movement • National Investigation Agency • Pakistani intelligence agencies • Punjab insurgency • Punjab Police • Research and Analysis Wing
The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by Lok Sabha, to allow NIA to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad. The Bill seeks to give more teeth to National Investigation Agency (NIA). Key Highlights NIA was set up in 2009 in aftermath Mumbai terror attack that had claimed 166 lives. ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Topics: Atomic Energy Act 1962 • CLAT • Lok Sabha • National Investigation Agency • National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill 2019 • National Investigation Agency Act 2008 • Special Courts • Unlawful Activities Prevention Act 1967
Both the houses of the parliament passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Features of the Bill The current provisions enable the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to investigate offences under Acts such as the Atomic Energy Act, 1962, and the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967. The amendment bill expands the ambit to investigate offences ..