January 18, 2020 7:44 am
The NIA Act was enacted in the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attacks of 2008. A decade later, the Act was amended with the objective of speedy investigation and prosecution of certain offences, including those committed outside India.
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.
June 24, 2019 7:18 pm
Separate bills will be introduced in Parliament in the coming days to amend the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
August 31, 2014 2:20 am
I am here to fight for truth and not acquittal of the accused in the case, the counsel said.
November 30, 2013 1:54 am
Oppose transfer of probe to NIA,say the crime doesnt come under the central agencys purview.
May 23, 2012 12:15 am
The panel made the recommendation observing it is a dire need of the hour.