January 17, 2020 2:06 am
In the Chhattisgarh Assembly’s first session of 2020, the Bill was unanimously passed. However, the Opposition, comprising of the BJP and the Ajit Jogi-led Janta Congress Chhattisgarh, staged a walkout at the beginning of the session.
January 17, 2020 2:01 am
While Punia said the NDA government had introduced drastic changes to the Act, the original Act of 2008 gave the NIA powers to supersede the state police in the investigation and trial of terror-related offences.
January 17, 2020 1:36 pm
It was introduced by then home minister P Chidambaram in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks and was passed in Parliament with very little opposition.
January 16, 2020 11:06 am
The Chhattisgarh petition, filed through Senior Advocate Vivek K Tankha and Advocate Sumeer Sodhi, said the NIA Act, in its present form, not only takes away the state’s power of conducting investigation through police but also confers unfettered discretionary and arbitrary powers on the Centre.
January 15, 2020 2:43 am
The app was developed with the help of National Informatics Centre to help skilled and trained candidates find jobs.
December 24, 2019 2:11 am
The rally, organised by the ‘Samvidhan Bachao Samiti’, saw the presence of senior Congress leaders, including ministers Ravindra Choubey and Tamradhwaj Sahu. After the rally, a march was carried out.
December 21, 2019 4:22 pm
Baghel also stated that he would oppose the NRC exercise the way Mahatma Gandhi had opposed the identification scheme of Britishers in Africa in 1906.
December 18, 2019 12:59 pm
Baghel said that while the BJP came to power riding on the “surgical strike”, they are yet to tell the country how the Pulwama attack came to pass and “how RDX reached the spot”.
December 03, 2019 6:55 am
Baghel said, “It is unfortunate that there was no FIR or action taken then (in 2012). Seven years later, a report like this has come. Whoever is responsible will be punished.”
November 27, 2019 2:44 am
In the Assembly on Tuesday, Baghel said that “nothing could stop farmers from getting their Rs 2500 per quintal”.