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SC to hear Armymen’s pleas over ‘persecution’ on Sept 4

The petition said guidelines are necessary for protecting the sovereignty, integrity and dignity of the country .

21 Aug 2018 1:13 AM

SC to hear plea of Army men challenging prosecution in AFSPA areas on Sep 4

Meanwhile, the bench said that two separate petitions related to Manipur fake encounter cases will be heard on September 4.

20 Aug 2018 2:08 PM

350 Armymen appeal to Supreme Court against dilution of Afspa

Admitting the petition, a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar agreed to hear the matter next Monday.

15 Aug 2018 2:02 AM

Soldiers prosecuted for performing duties in AFSPA areas: Army personnel tell SC

SC agreed to hear on Aug 20 plea filed by over 300 soldiers challenging FIRs against them for operations in AFSPA areas.

14 Aug 2018 1:22 PM

AFSPA will be eased in more areas, says Kiren Rijiju

The minister claimed the Centre was extremely sensitive to the demands of the Nagas and other groups in the Northeast.

07 May 2018 12:38 AM


Playing politics over security?

The AFSPA now needs to be removed or at least relaxed in Kashmir.

26 Apr 2018 2:30 AM

AFSPA still needed in J&K

The Army would do well not to misuse its power to search, arrest or shoot.

25 Apr 2018 12:15 AM

Afspa lifted from Meghalaya, many parts of Arunachal

Across the Northeast, there has been a huge reduction of 96 per cent in casualties among the security forces from 289 in 1997 to 12 in 2017.

24 Apr 2018 1:49 AM

CPI(M) pushes for repeal of 'draconian' laws in J&K, peace talks with Pak

The party also expressed serious concern over the attacks on Kashmiri students, businessmen and others outside J&K.

20 Mar 2018 9:11 PM

Upholding law and discipline: Army is swift, stern in dealing with violators

The Army operates under AFSPA only when the prevailing security situation demands so.

19 Mar 2018 12:45 AM


Forces proportionately dealing with Pak along LoC: Def Min

She also said there was 'no rethinking as of now' on the AFSPA in J&K and several insurgency-hit states in the Northeast.

03 Mar 2018 7:37 PM

Can't revoke AFSPA in J&K, Army ‘most disciplined’ force: Mufti

Mehbooba said the Army's footprint in the Valley had increased due to the deteriorating security situation.

03 Feb 2018 10:46 AM

Not right time to rethink AFSPA or make it milder: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

He said though AFSPA has some strong provisions, the Army is concerned about collateral damages and will ensure convenience of local people.

29 Jan 2018 8:30 AM

Time hasn’t come for AFSPA rethink, says Army chief

Act remains a thorny issue in J&K, Northeast.

29 Jan 2018 12:55 AM

Time has not come for any rethink on AFSPA, says Army chief

Rawat said Army is concerned about collateral damages and ensuring that its operations under the law do not inconvenience the local people.

28 Jan 2018 7:51 PM


Engage with BJP on religious nationalism

Nationalism usually leads to violence and so it should be handled with great care.

24 Dec 2017 5:19 AM

'No longer a disturbed state,' says Nagaland; opposes proposal for extension of AFSPA

The home ministry has proposed to extend it for another six months in Nagaland from December, after its term of extension lapses.

25 Nov 2017 5:54 PM

AFSPA is extended in Assam six months

Security sources said that the Assam govt had extended its term through an executive order and informed all the security agencies operating.

01 Sep 2017 4:44 AM

Partial lifting of AFSPA in Assam, Arunachal likely

Notification period may be cut from 6 months to 3.

05 Jul 2017 1:48 AM

Judge Modi by his work, not persona

The most devastating is that the magazine is convinced that Modi does not have the capacity to be a reformer.

25 Jun 2017 1:09 AM