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Entire Nagaland declared 'disturbed area' for six more months under AFSPA

June 30, 2021 7:02 pm

 In a notification, the Union Home Ministry said Wednesday the government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of the state of Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary.

Entire Nagaland declared 'disturbed area' under AFSPA as condition 'dangerous', says MHA

December 30, 2020 7:48 pm

The MHA said in a notification that the central government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of Nagaland is in such a “disturbed and dangerous condition” that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary.

AFSPA remains as Manipur’s ‘Disturbed Area’ status extended for one more year

December 29, 2020 10:04 pm

The Home Department issued a notification, saying that the “Disturbed Area” tag was extended following the approval of Manipur’s Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla.

Home Ministry extends 'disturbed area' tag for 3 Arunachal districts, 4 police stations under AFSPA

October 02, 2020 2:14 pm

The four police stations are Namsai and Mahadevpur in Namsai district, Roing in Lower Dibang Valley and Sunpura in Lohit district.

AFSPA extended for six months in Assam

August 25, 2020 8:19 pm

The state has been declared a "disturbed area" on account of recent insurgent attacks on security forces in the Northeast and recovery of illegal arms and ammunition from different areas of Assam, an official statement said.

AFPSA extended for six months from Aug 28 in Assam

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.

AFSPA in Nagaland extended by six months

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.

Sharmila, Irom

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

Explained: Irom Sharmila and her struggle against AFSPA

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

On Mother’s Day, twin girls for Irom Sharmila

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.

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Emotions run high as Irom Sharmila released the second time

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.

Anti-AFSPA activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested from protest site

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.

Irom Sharmila walks free, vows to continue fast

August 20, 2014 10:14 pm

Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, who was on hunger strike for the last 14 years, walked free on Wednesday.

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On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

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