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Mehbooba Mufti slams Pakistan, tells Islamabad not to encourage terrorism in Kashmir

Jul 24, 2016

Mehbooba Mufti slams Pakistan, tells Islamabad not to encourage terrorism in Kashmir

After meeting Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Srinagar, during his two-day visit, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti finally broke silence on the ongoing tense situation in the Valley. #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #Chief minister #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Rajnath Singh #AFSPA #Mehbooba Mufti #Kashmir unrest
AFSPA sees 93% drop in cases; govt not to withdraw Act from J&K, North East

Jul 22, 2016

AFSPA sees 93% drop in cases; govt not to withdraw Act from J&K, North East

An average of 69 cases registered under the 58-year-old Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) were heard –“disposed” over the last three years #Jammu and Kashmir #ConnectTheDots #AFSPA #Tripura #Indian Armed Forces #AFSPA violations
Pakistan has 'genuine' concerns over Kashmir unrest: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq tells Firstpost

Jul 21, 2016

Pakistan has 'genuine' concerns over Kashmir unrest: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq tells Firstpost

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, chairman of Hurriyat (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq spoke about the present Kashmir unrest, Burhan Wani, the role of Pakistan and a lot more #Jammu and Kashmir #TheySaidIt #Mirwaiz Umar Farooq #AFSPA #Hurriyat Conference #Hizbul Mujahideen #India Pakistan relations #Kashmiri Pandits #separatists #Public Safety Act #Burhan Wani
Kashmir unrest: Syed Ali Shah Geelani lists measures for return of peace

Jul 17, 2016

Kashmir unrest: Syed Ali Shah Geelani lists measures for return of peace

Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Sunday listed six confidence building measures that the Centre should take for return of peace to Kashmir. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Syed Ali Shah Geelani #AFSPA #Saudi Arabia #Hurriyat Conference #Kashmir violence #Kashmir unrest
SC's orders on AFSPA prove that it is a draconian provision, not an enabling one

Jul 12, 2016

SC's orders on AFSPA prove that it is a draconian provision, not an enabling one

The apex court did not go to the extent of declaring AFSPA as unconstitutional but suggested stern measures to prevent its abuses. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Manipur #Indian Army #AFSPA #army personnel #Rape by army
Army veterans oppose SC ruling that forbids using excessive force in disturbed areas

Jul 10, 2016

Army veterans oppose SC ruling that forbids using excessive force in disturbed areas

The Supreme Court verdict saying the army should not use excessive force in its counter insurgency operations has not gone down well with the army veterans. #Nagaland #NewsTracker #Assam #Kashmir #AFSPA #Human Rights #Insurgency
Supreme Court to Army: No

Jul 08, 2016

Supreme Court to Army: No "excessive and retaliatory force" in Manipur

The Supreme Court on Friday said the army and paramilitary forces cannot use 'excessive and retaliatory force' in Manipur and such instances must be probed. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and U U Lalit (retired) also asked the amicus curiae to furnish details of alleged fake encounters in Manipur.#NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Army #Manipur #AFSPA #Fake Encounters
No recent cases of misuse of law by AFSPA in the North East, says Army

Jun 06, 2016

No recent cases of misuse of law by AFSPA in the North East, says Army

Defending the imposition of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the North East, the Army on Monday said there was no recent cases of misuse of the law in the region. #NewsTracker #Army #Irom Sharmila #North East #AFSPA #Praveen Bakshi
Alliance with BJP a challenge but necessary: CM Mehbooba Mufti

May 31, 2016

Alliance with BJP a challenge but necessary: CM Mehbooba Mufti

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday described PDP's alliance with BJP and the common minimum programme between the two parties as a "challenge" but said it was necessary #BJP #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #AFSPA #Mehbooba Mufti #PDP #PM Narendra Modi