Revive the anti-terror mechanism

Revive the anti-terror mechanism that has been dismantled by the Congress, strengthen the role of NIA and put a system in place for swift and fair trial of terror related cases

Govt. working on strengthening anti-terror laws: Rajnath

AUGUST 12, 2016 | The Hindu | Full article

“We are considering legal protection for undercover operations, use of intelligence collected as evidence and entire gamut of issues relevant to combating terrorism,” he said.

“To face these challenges, the present capabilities of specialised organisations like the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) and the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) need to be strengthened,” he said.

NCTC: 5 yrs on, Centre takes first step towards reviving umbrella anti-terror body

May 20, 2017 23:46 IST | Hindustan Times | Full article

Sources said the new body may be designed as an umbrella outfit encompassing all intelligence agencies – such as the IB, NIA, Research & Analysis Wing, National Technical Research Organisation, National Intelligence Grid and National Security Guard. The agency chiefs will report to the NCTC head, who could be a four-star general.

Government to strengthen anti-terror laws

Jul 13, 2018, 10.15 PM IST | Economic Times| Full article

The Home Minister said the government has taken various steps to improve the quality of investigation and has revamped the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network Systems (CCTNS) project for complete computerization of the working of police and extended it to court, jail, prosecution and forensic laboratories.

To investigate crime against women, dedicated Investigative Units on Crime against Women (IUCAW) are being established in 564 districts of India.

He said that in these units, one-third of investigators will be women and funds will be made available by central and state governments on 50-50 partnership basis. The Home Minister said the central government will spend Rs 324 crore in next two years on these units.

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