Organized Crime Current Affairs, GK & News

2019 edition of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year on July 30 to raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights. Human trafficking is a global problem and no country is immune to it. Millions of victims fall into the hands of ..

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International Security Alliance

The International Security Alliance (ISA) was established in February 2017 for combating organized and transnational crimes. The alliance headquartered at Abu Dhabi, UAE is an international collaboration of Ministries of Interior and working groups working together to combat organized and transnational crime. The members of the alliance are: United Arab Emirates French Republic Kingdom of ..

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Cabinet approves India-Russia Agreement on cooperation in combating terrorism

The Union Cabinet has approved signing an Agreement on Cooperation between India and Russia in field of combating all forms of terrorism and organized crime. The agreement is proposed to be signed during upcoming visit of Indian Delegation led by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Russia in November, 2017. Key Facts The proposed Agreement, which ..

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Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill, 2015

On 25th September, the NDA government has cleared the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill, 2015 and sent it to President Pranab Mukherjee for his assent. Currently, presidential approval is pending. There is no time limit for President to give assent or return this bill. Background The bill was initially introduced in ..

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Combating of Funding of Terrorist (CFT)

Combating of Funding of Terrorist (CFT) is a new cell formed by Union home ministry to focus on effectively dealing with funding of terrorist activities in the country. A Terror Funding and Fake Currency Cell in National Investigation Agency has also been constituted to focus on investigating the flow of money into anti-national activities.

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Current Affairs: October 11, 2011

PEN-Pinter award for Courage: A Writer in hiding wins Britain’s 2011 PEN-Pinter International Writer of Courage Award won by Roberto Saviano. Roberto Saviano is an Italian writer living in hiding under round-the-clock police protection for exposing the Mafia. Roberto Saviano’s 2006 best-selling novel “Gomorrah” is a depiction of the Naples Mafia. British playwright David Hare ..

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