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J&K CM Mehbooba links lifting of AFSPA to end to terrorism

Separatists slam Mufti’s AFSPA stand

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s move to soft-pedal revocation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has separatists in the Valley up in arms.In her address to the Upper Hou... The Hindu, 1 month ago

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Sharmila appeals on behalf of fiance

Irom Sharmila who fasted for over 16 years against the infamous Armed Forces Special Powers Act AFSPA 1958 has appealed to all the people of Manipur to forgive her fiance Desmond Coutinho Source The Sangai Express
 E Pao!6 days ago Sharmila to contest against Ibobi Singh  The Hindu2 weeks ago Sharmila to contest against Ibobi  Prokerala1 month ago

AFSPA extended in Nagaland for another six months

The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been extended for another six months in Nagaland, an official said on Tuesday. The post AFSPA extended in Nagaland for another six months appeared first on Firstpost .
 First Post.com1 month ago AFSPA extended for another 6 months in Nagaland  Prokerala1 month ago AFSPA extended in Nagaland by 6 months  The Assam Tribune1 month ago

Will take on Manipur CM in Assembly polls: Irom Chanu

Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who ended her 16-year fast demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from Manipur last August, today declared her intention to take on Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh from the latter's Thoubal constituency ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Irom Sharmila to marry after Manipur polls  Prokerala5 days ago

Watch | Manipur Elections 2017: Making her way in, Irom Sharmila claims she intends to clean politics

A few metres off National Highway 39, which leads to Moreh and then on to Myanmar, lies what constitutes the semblance of a road — a dirt path full of mud. It is on this road that a lone Alto is trudging along, trying to bring about a change that people ...
 DNA13 hours ago Irom Sharmila cycles 20 km to file nomination  Rediff.com6 days ago Manipur polls: Irom Sharmila files nomination from Thoubal  Business Standard6 days ago Assembly elections: Irom Sharmila files papers from Manipur's Thoubal seat  Sify6 days ago

Meet Manipur's first Muslim woman candidate

Despite fatwa issued against her for contesting election, Manipur's first Muslim woman candidate Najima Bibi said that she wants to continue her fight against domestic violence and work for uplift of Muslim women. 'I have become more fearless' "I am not bothered about my life, but as long as I live I will continue my fight against domestic violence and in favour of social uplift of the Muslim women in the society. My life has been a struggle since childhood, I am not afraid of any threats," ...
 Rediff.com22 hours ago Irom Sharmila, Ibobi Singh file nominations for Manipur polls  Business Standard6 days ago Irom to take on 3-time CM in Manipur  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Sharmila to contest against Manipur CM  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Congress eyes fourth term in Manipur

In the battle for Manipur, which goes to polls in two phases on March 4 and 8, the Congress is eyeing a consecutive fourth term, undeterred by an anti-incumbency factor. On the other hand, the BJP is counting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give it the ...
 Deccan Herald3 days ago Will Congress be fourth time lucky in Manipur polls?  Sify1 month ago

Fight against AFSPA will continue, only strategy has changed: Sharmila

Activist Irom Sharmila, who is making her electoral debut in the Manipur polls, said on Sunday that she has not given up her fight against controversial law Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act but only changed her strategy. Sharmila said a section of people even wanted her ‘martyrdom’ during the 16-year old fast against the AFSPA that she decided to end last year. The activist went on to form her own party -- Peoples Resurgence and Justice Alliance -- and has decided to fight the ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago Fight against AFSPA:Sharmila says she has changed her strategy  Business Standard4 days ago Irom Sharmila has only 2.6 lakh in cash, no immovable asset  Rediff.com5 days ago

Law & order dominates in UP's election discourse

New Delhi [India], Feb. 18 (ANI): As electioneering picks up pace in India's most populated and politically crucial state, Uttar Pradesh, the people are looking forward to a government which is corruption-free, preaches and practices transparency and sincere ...
 Sify5 days ago

The Indian Army is not asking for immunity

'General Rawat's unambiguous stand has acted as a much needed confidence booster to the troops -- young officers and soldiers at the cutting edge -- who were often left wondering if they were doing the right and necessary thing in combating the terrorists, many times paying with their own lives,' says Nitin A Gokhale. There was one section -- and I don't want to call them intellectuals -- which pays lip service to the fauj, but in reality stands against everything that the army seeks to ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago
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