Parliament LIVE: Rajya Sabha to Take Up NIA Amendment Bill Seeking More Teeth for Agency
Parliament LIVE:Two days after Lok Sabha proceedings descended into chaos as opposition parties protested against the passing of the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, the bill is slated to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha today. The bill gives powers to the NIA to probe terror attacks targeting Indians and Indian interests abroad.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the Narendra Modi-led government will never misuse the National Investigation Agency (NIA) law, but in turn, use it to finish off terrorism in the country.The latest amendments will enable the NIA to additionally investigate offences related to human trafficking, counterfeit currency, manufacture or sale of prohibited arms, cyber-terrorism, and offences under the Explosive Substances Act, 1908.
Anti-CAA Protests LIVE: Massive Rallies Lined up as Modi Reaches Kolkata Today; Cong Churns Out New Strategy
The Congress, Left Front and other political outfits have lined up a series of protest rallies across West Bengal against the amended Citizenship Act and the proposed pan-India NRC.
‘They are Knowledge-proof’: Ram Madhav Says Opposition Has not Understood CAA
The BJP leader further alleged that those who oppose the CAA try to divide the country on communal lines as they couldn’t face the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the political front.