Government Bans ISIS
Government of India has banned terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It was announced by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during the Question Hour in Lok Sabha.
Government has banned ISIS under the provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. As per Home Ministry this terrorist group is already banned by UN under the Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism (Implementation of Security Council Resolutions) Order, 2007 made under section two of the United Nations (Security Council) Act, 1947 and amended from time to time.
This announcement comes after Bangalore techie was allegedly found running the pro-Islamic State Twitter account and tweeting in support of the terrorist organisation.
Tags: Current Affairs - 2017