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Afspa extended in Assam and 20-km belt of Meghalaya by six months

Updated : Nov 05, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Afspa extended in Assam and 20-km belt of Meghalaya by six months

The controversial Afspa has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the state with the Centre declaring that the "disturbed area" status, which has been in force since 1990, will continue. #NewsTracker #Assam #Indian Army #Meghalaya #AFSPA #Indian Armed Forces
Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh accused of 'stage managing' Ukhrul incident by Naga bodies: Here's why

Updated : Oct 25, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh accused of 'stage managing' Ukhrul incident by Naga bodies: Here's why

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Monday escaped unhurt when suspected NSCN (Isak-Muivah) militants opened gunfire as he was getting out of his helicopter at the Ukhrul helipad, CID officials said. #Nagaland #NewsTracker #Manipur #Okram Ibobi Singh #AFSPA #Naga bodies #Tangkhul Naga Long #The United Naga Council
Instead of killing youth who have joined militancy, bring them back: Mehbooba Mufti

Updated : Oct 21, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Instead of killing youth who have joined militancy, bring them back: Mehbooba Mufti

Try to bring back to their homes the "local boys" who have joined militancy instead of killing them in encounters, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urged police on Friday amid unrest triggered by the death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in a gun-battle with forces in July. #NewsTracker #AFSPA #Mehbooba Mufti #Hizbul Mujahideen #Burhan Wani #Zewan
Irom Sharmila dons a new hat with political front: All you need to know about the iron lady

Updated : Oct 19, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Politics

Irom Sharmila dons a new hat with political front: All you need to know about the iron lady

Irom Chanu Sharmila was just another woman, born in a small village in the hilly state of Manipur, until something changed and she metamorphosed into a symbol of peaceful resistance against the brutalities of nation state. #India #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Arvind Kejriwal #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Irom Chanu Sharmila #Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) #People Resurgence and Justice Alliance
Ashoka University embroiled in free speech debate: Two staff members quit after signing Kashmir petition

Updated : Oct 13, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Ashoka University embroiled in free speech debate: Two staff members quit after signing Kashmir petition

Ashoka University in Sonepat has allegedly prompted resignation of two of its staff members, who had signed on a petition asking for plebiscite and demilitarization in Kashmir. #JNU #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Kashmir #AFSPA #Free Speech #Freedom of speech and expression #Kashmir unrest #Kashmir plebiscite #Jawahar Lal Nehru University #Burhan Wani #Ashoka University #demilitarisation of Kashmir #Free speech in college campus
Irom Sharmila wants to meet, take advice from PM Narendra Modi

Updated : Oct 02, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Politics

Irom Sharmila wants to meet, take advice from PM Narendra Modi

After Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, rights activist Irom Sharmila now wants to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi expecting "good advice" from him. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Hijam Irabot
Kashmir Dispute: In 5-page letter, Valley civil society writes to President Pranab Mukherjee to initiate 'direct dialogue'

Updated : Sep 08, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Kashmir Dispute: In 5-page letter, Valley civil society writes to President Pranab Mukherjee to initiate 'direct dialogue'

A civil society group in Jammu and Kashmir has written to President Pranab Mukherjee, seeking a "direct dialogue" with all stakeholders, including separatists, besides advocating repeal of laws like Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts (Afspa) and ban on use of pellet guns as confidence building measures for starting talks. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #AFSPA #Mehbooba Mufti #President Pranab Mukherjee #Kashmir dispute #civil society group
Key demands placed before all-party delegation in Kashmir: Grant of autonomy, holding plebiscite

Updated : Sep 07, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Key demands placed before all-party delegation in Kashmir: Grant of autonomy, holding plebiscite

Grant of autonomy, holding plebiscite and initiating a dialogue with separatists as well as Pakistan were some of the key demands placed before the All Party Delegation (APD) which visited Jammu and Kashmir on 4-5 September. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #AFSPA #Hizbul Mujahideen #plebiscite #Autonomy #Burhan Wani #All Party Delegation
More concerned about human rights violations in cities like Imphal, says SC

Updated : Sep 07, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

More concerned about human rights violations in cities like Imphal, says SC

With the government stoutly defending the role of security forces in Jammu and Kashmir and insurgency-hit Manipur, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it was more concerned about human rights violations happening in the heart of capital cities like Imphal. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Manipur #AFSPA #Imphal #Gopal Subramaniam #Mukul Rohatgi