The amendments seek to include procurement of weapons, raising funds for terrorist activities and counterfeiting Indian currency under the definition of a “terrorist act”.
Minister of state for home RPN Singh said, “This bill is against terrorism and terrorists. I assure that the bill is religion neutral... Terrorism is not just about guns, it is also about attack on a country’s economy.”Banking bill gets nodParliament on Thursday passed a key bill paving the way for corporate houses to enter the banking sector.
The Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2002, approved by the Lok Sabha earlier, was approved by the Rajya Sabha on the last day of the winter session.