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Modi govt's policies to tackle terror in final stages of drafting Rajnath

Sep 12, 2014

Modi govt's policies to tackle terror in final stages of drafting Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said policies to tackle extremism in the country - specially in Jammu and Kashmir and northeastern states - are being given final shape. #Terrorism #Narendra Modi #Rajnath Singh #AFSPA #Narendra Modi govt #India's terror policies
Not just AFSPA, forcefeeding Irom Sharmila is also a bodily autonomy debate

Sep 01, 2014

Not just AFSPA, forcefeeding Irom Sharmila is also a bodily autonomy debate

The manner of how the Indian state has dealt with Irom Sharmila is not just a debate about AFSPA but about what constitutes bodily autonomy. #HowThisWorks #Binayak Sen #Medha Patkar #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fundamental rights #Right to life #Bodily autonomy #Constitutional rights
War against AFSPA Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Aug 23, 2014

War against AFSPA Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Soon after TV footage beamed live of the 42-year-old frail Manipuri woman being forcibly lifted and carried away by posse of women cops, the sense of hope that had sprung in the last 48 hours evaporated quickly enough. #Politics #Congress #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #States #Assam Rifles #Binalakshmi Nepram #Gaikhangam
Irom Sharmila re-arrested, remanded to 15 days judicial custody

Aug 22, 2014

Irom Sharmila re-arrested, remanded to 15 days judicial custody

Two days after she was released on court orders, civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila wastoday re-arrested by the police on fresh charges of attempt to commit suicide and remanded to judicial custody by the court. #NewsTracker #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fast #judicial custody #re-arrested
Irom Sharmila's family, activists call her re-arrest 'illegal'

Aug 22, 2014

Irom Sharmila's family, activists call her re-arrest 'illegal'

Condemning the re-arrest of Irom Chanu Sharmila, her family and various civil rights groups inManipur today termed the move as "illegal" as a local court had earlier absolved her of the charge of trying to commit suicide by means of fasting. #India #NewsTracker #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fast #Sharmila #illegal #re-arrest #illigeal #peaceful protester #Singhajit #civil rights groups

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Irom Sharmila's family, activists call her re-arrest 'illegal'

Aug 25, 2014

Who is India's 'Iron Lady'?

"Free at last.... no more permissions needed to talk to her, no more interviews in a court with a magistrate listening in, no more isolation; her fight continues even as she asks for 'peoples' support' for her cause. For tonight however, Irom Sharmil... #India #Jawaharlal Nehru #Facebook