Police have registered 19 FIRs across the state in connection with spreading rumours and trying to vitiate the atmosphere.
Administration, Congress closely following issue of closure of Amnesty India operations: US official
The official said that the US is looking forward to a response and a resolution to this situation that's consistent with international principles.
The amendments in the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act would be a blow to the civil society organisatons, said activists.
Among the other provisions, the bill proposes to enable the Centre to allow an NGO to surrender its FCRA certificate. The bill also seeks to bar public servants from receiving funds from abroad.
MHA says agency was denied permission to receive foreign funds under UPA too, came under lens for circumventing legal provisions
Amnesty India, in a statement, said the organisation has been compelled to let go of staff in India and pause all its ongoing campaign and research work.
The killings, during attacks by "bandits" or armed cattle rustlers, and in clashes between herders and farming communities for access to land, have been recurrent for several years.
Amnesty International India executive director Avinash Kumar demanded a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into such speeches that allegedly led to ongoing and past violence.
The Maharashtra police had on Tuesday arrested Left-wing activists Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha, and raided the homes of several others.
The remarks came a day after names of over 4 million people in Assam were excluded from the draft NRC list, prepared following a process to identify illegal Bangladeshis living in the state.
The crackdown has sparked a torrent of global criticism, casting a shadow on the kingdom's much-publicised liberalisation push launched by powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The development has raised questions over the safety of hundreds of thousands of persecuted Rohingyas due to be repatriated from neighbouring Bangladesh to Myanmar.
Amnesty urged the embattled regime leader against using the state of emergency as a cover for rights abuses.
They said the government should order an independent investigation of the concerns raised about Aadhaar.
It urged the central government to ensure comprehensive reparations for the victims and the survivors, enact a law to respond to communal violence among other things.