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UAPA Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha: Gives Govt Power to Declare Individuals as Terrorist

UAPA Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha: Gives Govt Power to Declare Individuals as Terrorist

The Rajya Sabha today passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention), UAPA Amendment Bill that enables the government to designate individuals as terrorists, even as the Opposition said it would infringe on the liberty of a person. Addressing the Rajya Sabha, Congress leader P Chidambaram said: “If you see reasons for amendment, it says ‘to empower NIA’….