September 07, 2019 5:18 pm
The act which empowers security forces to conduct operations, arrest anyone anywhere without prior notice ha been continuing in Assam since November 1990.
July 02, 2019 3:35 am
In a notification, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said the Centre is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole state of Nagaland is in such a “disturbed and dangerous condition” that the use of armed forces in aid of civil power is necessary.
May 15, 2019 12:23 am
With the birth of her twins, Manipur’s most famous activist comes closer to experiencing the joys that many take for granted
May 13, 2019 8:57 pm
Irom Sharmila, known as the Iron lady of Manipur, gave birth to twin girls in Bengaluru. A look at her struggle against AFSPA in Manipur
May 13, 2019 7:05 am
Sharmila and her husband, Goan-born British national Desmond Coutinho, have named their daughters Nix Sakhi and Autumn Tara.
April 05, 2019 8:34 pm
"Amit Shah claims that they withdrew support from PDP led govt because I insisted on AFSPA revocation. What is their reaction on Rajnath ji saying the very same thing. Wonder if they will ask him to resign as Home Minister," Mufti said.
April 05, 2019 7:18 am
Rajnath Singh said the Congress wants to weaken the armed forces by diluting the AFSPA. He said the government has already withdrawn ASFPA in Tripura, parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya.
April 03, 2019 7:21 am
The Congress manifesto also said it “will provide a statutory basis to the National Security Council and the office of National Security Adviser.
December 16, 2018 4:04 am
In its annual report for 2017-18, the MHA noted, “Civilian deaths in Jammu and Kashmir rose by a staggering 167% as compared to 2016.”
November 30, 2018 5:03 pm
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told SC that there has to be a mechanism to ensure that "the hands of soldiers are not shaken while fighting terrorism."
January 23, 2015 4:56 pm
The court of Judicial Magistrate Imphal East ordered release of 42-year-old Irom Sharmila from custody on Thursday.
August 22, 2014 8:46 pm
Manipuri police re-arrested 42-year-old anti-AFSPA activist Irom Sharmila after taking her away from a protest site. She had been without any kind of nutrition since the time she had been released Wednesday evening.
August 20, 2014 10:14 pm
Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, who was on hunger strike for the last 14 years, walked free on Wednesday.
August 15, 2018 6:49 am
Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i
July 05, 2017 12:53 pm