Unlawful Activities Prevention Act 1967 Current Affairs, GK & News
On March 18, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs replied in Rajya Sabha about the decline in Left Wing Extremism in the last five years. This has been possible mainly due to the implementation of “National Policy and Action Plan-2015”. Highlights In 2019, number of Left Wing Extremism has reduced by 38% ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
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 ..