Criminal Procedure Identification Bill
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President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill

The Act, which replaces the Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920, was passed by Lok Sabha on April 4 and Rajya Sabha on April 6.

published on : 19th April 2022
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Opposition says bill allowing police to collect biological samples unconstitutional, will fail judicial scrutiny

Former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram claimed that the worst sufferers of the Criminal Procedure Identification Bill will be the 'oppressed and the poor'.

published on : 7th April 2022
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Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill: Home Minister Amit Shah promises exemptions for political detainees

While replying to a debate on the bill, Amit Shah underlined the legislation is aimed at improving the conviction rate.

published on : 6th April 2022
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Parliament passes Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill

The Rajya Sabha passed the bill by a voice vote after Home Minister Amit Shah allayed concerns raised by the opposition which claimed that the draft law was draconian.

published on : 6th April 2022
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Lok Sabha passes Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill

Home Minister Amit Shah said the bill has been brought in to ensure that police and investigators remain two steps ahead of criminals.

published on : 4th April 2022
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Criminal procedure bill will ensure police remain two steps ahead of criminals: Home Minister Amit Shah

The database has been in use for two-and-a-half years to solve crimes, including automobile thefts, Amit Shah said.

published on : 4th April 2022