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Combating Terror Financing in India

To fight the global menace of terrorism, various nations have started to strengthen their anti-terror financing regulations. Even India, which together with the other G-20 nations, had condemned terrorism in all forms and had reiterated their resolve to make their domestic and international financial institutions hostile to terror financing, has started to take concerted efforts ..

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019,

The Indian lower house of the Parliament, the Lok Sabha deliberated on the technicalities of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 on July 23. The bill aims, as per the Government, to empower the NIA and allow the law enforcement bodies in India greater powers to investigate the threats to Indian Sovereignty. What is ..

National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 Approved by Parliament

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 ..

NIA (Amendment) Bill 2019

Following a heated debate in the Lok Sabha, the landmark NIA (Amendment) Bill 2019 was passed. While the Bill seeks to take tougher action against terrorism, the Opposition alleges that it will make India a police state. What are the new changes in this bill? The NIA can now investigate and prosecute. Under the existing ..

YC Modi to be new Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA)

YC Modi, a 1984 batch IPS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, has been appointed as Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA) and will hold the post till his superannuation, i.e. May 31, 2021. He will take over from incumbent NIA Chief Sharad Kumar Sinha after he completes his tenure on October 30, 2017. Currently, ..

Jaipur is hosting first-ever National Ayurveda Youth Festival (NAYF)

The first-ever National Ayurveda Youth Festival (NAYF) has started in Jaipur, Rajasthan on September 14, 2017. Approx 3000 youth Ayurveda students and doctors from across the country are participating in the 3-day fest, which is organized by the joint auspices of the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) Jaipur and National Ayurveda and Youth Association (NAYA), ..

Radha Vinod Raju, NIA founding director passes away

Radha Vinod Raju, the founding director of National Investigation Agency (NIA) passed away. He was Born in Kochi on July 27, 1949. He began his career as an officer in the Bank of India. In 1975, he joined Indian Police Service, J&K cadre. As an IPS officer, R.V.Raju served on various top positions such as, ..