NIA Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Terror Monitoring Group for Jammu and Kashmir

The Union Home Ministry has announced setting up of a Terror Monitoring Group (TMG) to ensure synergised and concerted action against terror financing and terror-related activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Mandate of the Terror Monitoring Group Taking action against hardcore sympathisers among government employees including teacher’s etc providing overt or covert support to such activities. ..

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