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PDP committed to removal of AFSPA, safeguarding Article 370

Srinagar, Jul 29 (UNI) Declaring that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was committed to removal of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) and safeguarding the Article 370, a senior ruling party leader dismissed the allegation of the opposition ... United News of India, 3 days ago
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The Freepress Journal

MHA declines to share info on AFSPA in Arunachal Pradesh

claration of districts in Arunachal Pradesh as disturbed area under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), saying the information was classified which may effect sovereignty and integrity of the country. "The viewpoints of the stakeholders on the ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago MHA Declines to Share Information on AFSPA in Arunachal Pradesh  Outlook2 weeks ago Home Ministry declines to share information on AFSPA in Arunachal Pradesh  Economic Times2 weeks ago 'All Arunachal districts not disturbed areas'  The Assam Tribune2 months ago
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Times of India

Rajnath's silence on AFSPA questioned

Civil society groups have expressed displeasure with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh as the much-debated Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) did not feature in the special security review meeting chaired by the latter here on Saturday. Singh met chief ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Time not right to lift AFSPA in J&K: Rajnath Singh  Times of India4 weeks ago Rajnath's statement on revocation of AFSPA 'unfortunate', says NC  Rediff.com4 weeks ago MHA will look into AFSPA rollback from Arunachal: Rajnath  Rediff.com2 months ago
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AFSPA: Amnesty seeks probe into human rights violations in JK

ed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) as one of the "primary facilitators of impunity" by security forces, Amnesty International today demanded its repeal and sought investigation into cases of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir by an "independent ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Amnesty releases damning report on human rights violations in J-K  Rediff.com1 month ago Amnesty Seeks Probe Into Human Rights Violations in J&K  Outlook1 month ago
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Deccan chronicle

Tripura shows the way

The much-maligned Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act is a necessary evil in specific situations. Therefore, its revocation from a particular location officially notified as a disturbed area is a happy sign. It signifies that the reasons for which a measure ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

25th anniversary of AFSPA in Jammu & Kashmir - time to reconsider

Today, July 5th is being marked as the 25th anniversary of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act or popularly known as AFSPA in the strife torn state of Jammu and Kashmir. Over the past couple of years a public debate on the removal of the ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

AFSPA is lifted in Tripura

In a landmark decision Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar lifted the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from his state. It had been in force since 1997. Mr Sarkar said the decision was taken in a meeting Wednesday. “Insurgent activities have now been ...
 Asian Age2 months ago Opinion: Lessons on Peace from Manik Sarkar Government in Tripura, Once Militancy Torn  NDTV1 month ago
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Doubts over act repeal

June 5: Manipur human rights crusader Irom Chanu Sharmila's fast unto death since 2000 to get the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, repealed is unlikely to end anytime soon. The ambush in Chandel district of Manipur which left 18 personnel of the 6 ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago Irom Sharmila to appear before Delhi court today  E Pao!1 month ago Irom Sharmila on Manipur ambush: Attack happened because of AFSPA  Rediff.com1 month ago

Sharmila condemns killing of 18 armymen in Manipur

that killed 18 armymen in Manipur yesterday but said there was "no use" imposing Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in interior areas. "I strongly condemn yesterday's incident. The incident happened in the area where AFSPA is fully applied. If you remove the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Irom Sharmila condemns Manipur killing; urges repeal of AFSPA  DNA1 month ago Manipur Ambush: Irom Sharmila Condemns Killing  Outlook1 month ago Irom Sharmila condemns killing of 18 armymen in Manipur  Zee News1 month ago
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NC demands for immediate revocation of AFSPA again

Giving Tripura’s example, National Conference on Saturday sought immediate revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Jammu and Kashmir, saying continuation of the Act was not in sync with the “significant” decrease in violence in the past six years. On May 27, the Tripura government decided to lift AFSPA from the state, where the controversial law was in effect for the last 18 years to curb insurgency. The party also called for resumption of dialogue between India and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago National Conference cites Tripura's case, calls for revocation of AFSPA from J&K  Zee News2 months ago National Conference cites Tripura's case, calls for revocation of AFSPA from J&K  DNA2 months ago NC Cites Tripura's Case, Calls for Revocation of AFSPA From J&K  Outlook2 months ago
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