Lok Sabha clears changes to UAPA, nod to term persons as terrorists

Lok Sabha has passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill 2019. The Bill amends the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act,1967 providing special procedures to deal with terrorist activities and individuals and groups that foster terrorism in India. Under the Act,the central government may designate an organisation as a terrorist organisation if it (a)commits or participates in… Continue reading Lok Sabha clears changes to UAPA, nod to term persons as terrorists

Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh declared a banned terrorist organisation

The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), has been declared as a banned terrorist organisation by the Indian government. It has been inserted in the First Schedule of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. According to the home ministry, the JMB came into existence in 1998 with the objective of establishing a Caliphate through Jihad. It has committed… Continue reading Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh declared a banned terrorist organisation

J&K based JeI banned

The Home Ministry has banned the Jamaat-i-Islami as an unlawful association under Section 3 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. Jamaat-i-Islami is a separatist group based in Jammu and Kashmir. According to government officials, the separatist group had alleged role in anti-national and subversive activities and were closely connected with militant outfits. The UAPA… Continue reading J&K based JeI banned