India’s Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi wrote to the central government informing about his desire to step-down from his post
The CPM has criticised army chief Bipin Rawat for defending the use of a "human shield" in Kashmir, saying his comments reflected the views of the Modi government, which seeks to "suppress" the people there.
Kashmir unrest: Separatist leaders lash out at army chief Bipin Rawat's defence of Major Leetul Gogoi
Separatists on Monday lashed out at army chief Gen Bipin Rawat for his comments on the role of the armed forces in Kashmir, saying it amounted to granting them "absolute authority and no accountability".
Bipin Rawat's words conform with BJP's Kashmir narrative of using army to address its political constituency
With his inconsiderate utterances in public, Indian Army Chief General Bipin Chandra Rawat has set a precedent whose repercussions could be alarming for India.
The JKNPP criticised the BJP governments at the Centre and state over slapping of an FIR against Major Leetul Gogoi and held protests demanding its immediate scrapping.
Kashmir human shield row: Victim alleges physical assault in medical report; police to summon Major Gogoi
Superintendent of Police, Budgam, Tejinder Singh, said that they could summon Major Gogoi, to carry forward the investigation.
Kashmir crisis: Citizen group condemns award to Major Gogoi, demands speedy probe in human shield case
The Group of Concerned Citizens in Kashmir also questioned Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's "silence" on the human shield issue.
Major Leetul Gogoi should be called off Jammu and Kashmir and posted somewhere else not only because his safety is at stake but also because the grandstanding serves no purpose
Separatists have called for peaceful protests in Kashmir on Friday against the "inhuman act" of an Army officer tying a man to a jeep as a human shield against stone-pelters and then honouring him.
BJP MP Paresh Rawal claims tweet on Arundhati Roy was a message of peace, terms controversy 'baseless'
After dragging himself into a controversy with his tweet stating that Arundhati Roy should be tied to an army jeep instead of stone-pelters in Kashmir, Paresh Rawal on Thursday justified his action calling it a message of peace.
Kashmir human shield row: Politicians can't decide what army should do in 'war-like zone', says Arun Jaitley
In a "war-like zone" it is best left to the army officers to decide how to deal with the situation instead of consulting politicians, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday, referring to an Indian Army officer involved in a human shield incident in Jammu and Kashmir.
Farooq Ahmad Dar complained to SHRC that since an investigation into Major Gogoi's 'gruesome act' was underway, why did the Indian Army award him.
Kashmir human shield: Honouring Major Leetul Gogoi unbecoming of army traditions, says CPM's MY Tarigami
Senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader and MLA from Kulgam, MY Tarigami on Wednesday termed as "provocative" the honouring of Major Leetul Gogoi, saying it was unbecoming of the Indian Army's traditions
They were demanding initiation of dialogue and an end to "state terrorism", use of pellet guns and mass arrests across Kashmir
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has denounced as "farce" the Army's court of inquiry against Major Leetul Gogoi.
Major Gogoi has been awarded the Chief of Army Staff's Commendation Card for his sustained efforts in counter-insurgency operations.
Lt Gen (retd) HS Panag, former GOC-in-C, Northern Command, criticised the move saying Gogoi's action was unbecoming of the traditions followed by the Indian Army.
Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which shares power with the BJP, on Tuesday disapproved of the Army Chief's commendation for Major Leetul Gogoi who had tied up a man to a jeep as a shield against stone-pelting in Kashmir last month.
JD(U) double standards lay bare as Sharad Yadav unleashes attack on Narendra Modi govt, Major Leetul Gogoi
Sharad Yadav wants the people to believe that he and his comrade in arms actually have a solution for the Kashmir problem but he wants to keep the BJP out of it
A day after Major Leetul Gogoi, the man who had tied a Kashmiri man to a jeep, was honoured, Gogoi gave details about what led to the incident and how he saved many people's life with the idea.