India designates nine individuals linked to Khalistani groups as terrorists

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News: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has declared nine wanted men as designated terrorists under the amended Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act(UAPA),2019.

Facts:

  • Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act 2019: The act amends the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 which aims to curb certain unlawful activities including terrorist activities and related matters, carried out by individuals and associations in India and abroad.