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Centre declares Assam as 'disturbed' area under AFSPA for three more months

AFSPA extended

The Centre has declared entire Assam and three districts of Arunachal Pradesh as disturbed areas under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act for three more months Source The Sangai Express PTI E Pao!, 2 weeks ago

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Repeal AFSPA for 6 months on trial basis NGOs

Many NGOs and CSOs have expressed keen desire to repeal the infamous Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Manipur for six months on trial basis. A one day discussion programme on 'United Nations, Racism and Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958' was held ...
 E Pao!2 months ago AFSPA is no cure for militancy  The Assam Tribune2 months ago 'AFSPA is no cure for militancy, it aggravated the disease'  Business Standard2 months ago AFSPA is no cure for militancy, says Irom Sharmila's party  One India2 months ago

Impractical to invoke AFSPA in Kannur: CM tells Governor

Thiruvananthapuram: The current situation does not warrant imposition of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Kannur, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in his reply to Governor. “It is impractical impose AFSPA in Kannur. The Act is ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago BJP seeks AFSPA in Kannur after RSS worker's murder  Prokerala1 week ago

BJP move against state governor is undemocratic: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayansaid on Monday thatthere is no need to impose Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts (AFSPA) in Kerala. Speaking in the Assembly, Pinarayi accused the BJP of trying to make central intervention possible in ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago

Centre moves SC against verdict negating protection to forces

The Centre today moved the Supreme Court seeking hearing on its curative plea against the verdict by which the protection given to armed forces during anti-militancy operations in areas where AFSPA is in force has been negated. The apex court in its verdict ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Centre urges SC to recall verdict negating protection to armed forces  Deccan Herald1 month ago AFSPA row  State Times1 month ago Centre urges SC to recall judgement 'hampering' Army's response to insurgency  Deccan Herald1 month ago

SC orders police to register FIR in encounter killings by Armed Forces

The Supreme Court headed by Justice Madan B. Lockur on 12 April ordered that the police must register the FIR in encounter killings by the armed forces. Earlier this week, the apex court asked the Centre to segregate the cases related to the armed forces from ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
State Times

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti pitches for withdrawal of AFSPA from some areas

Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday raked up the issue of revocation of controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from some areas and "see the impact". Mufti, who has taken a strong position against militants, pitched for ...
 Zee News2 months ago Ahead of polls, Mehbooba rakes up AFSPA  State Times2 months ago Mehbooba pitches for withdrawal of AFSPA from some areas  Business Standard2 months ago
Huffington Post

This Alabama Church Wants Its Own Armed Police Force For Protection

An Alabama church is poised to create its very own police force thanks to a new bill that has already made headway in the state senate. Briarwood Presbyterian Church, located in the outskirts of Birmingham, is seeking to hire a team of individuals who will be ...
 Huffington Post2 months ago

The new faces of Kashmir's protests are a problem for India

Girls in the Kashmir valley hurling defiance at the security forces will detract from the legitimacy of India's response and its standing in the world, observes Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: A Kashmiri student throws a stone at security forces in the Kashmir valley. Photograph: Danish Ismail/Reuters For years now, India has faced almost negligible pressure from the international community to resolve the Kashmir issue. Most other countries, even China, have largely respected India's position that Kashmir ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago ­The kashmir solution  The Financial Chronicle4 weeks ago

Supreme Court declines to unshackle the security forces

Last week was very painful. Death of 25 CRPF personnel in a Maoist ambush at Sukma was soon followed by the martyrdom of three soldiers in a terrorist attack at Pulwama. Heart-rending TV clips of wailing widows and orphaned children were highly disconcerting.
 Sify3 weeks ago
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