Parties squabble over new anti-terror law
A familiar tug-of-war between parties have begun over the new anti-terror Bill, National Investigation Agency, which was introduced in the Lok Sabha today.india Updated: Dec 16, 2008 17:42 IST
A familiar tug-of-war between parties have begun with the introduction of the new anti-terror Bill, National Investigation Agency, which was introduced in the Lok Sabha today.
The opposition BJP party said the proposed law falls short of their expectations and demanded tougher law with more clarity.
The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill aims at strengthening the arrangements for speedy investigation, prosecution and trial of cases related terrorism while at the same time guarding against any possible misuse of such provisions.
The National Investigation Agency Bill provides for setting up an agency at the Central level with powers to probe terrorism and other crimes having national ramifications across the country.
First Published: Dec 16, 2008 16:33 IST