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  • "Time To Review Imposition Of AFSPA," Says Manipur Chief Minister

    "Time To Review Imposition Of AFSPA," Says Manipur Chief Minister

    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said it is time the imposition of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, or the AFSPA, in the northeastern state is reviewed but added security concerns over the state sharing borders with foreign countries should also be considered.

  • Armed Forces Special Powers Act Extended For 6 Months In Arunachal

    Armed Forces Special Powers Act Extended For 6 Months In Arunachal

    The Centre has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh and its eight police station areas bordering Assam by another six months, in view of continuing activities of banned insurgent groups of the Northeast.

  • After "Murderer" Remark, Centre Wants Top Court Judge Off Manipur Case

    After "Murderer" Remark, Centre Wants Top Court Judge Off Manipur Case

    The centre today asked a Supreme Court bench to recuse itself from hearing the Manipur encounter cases on the grounds that one of the judges had termed certain members of the security forces as "murderers", thereby vitiating the proceedings. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing on the behalf of the accused, said the remark had affected the mor...

  • "No Grudge Against Armymen For Going To Court On AFSPA": Defence Minister

    "No Grudge Against Armymen For Going To Court On AFSPA": Defence Minister

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said she has no "grudge" against a group of Army officers who have approached the Supreme Court to present their views on cases relating to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act or AFSPA.

  • In AFSPA, Government Considering Crucial Change: Sources

    In AFSPA, Government Considering Crucial Change: Sources

    The government is considering a change in one of the most controversial provision of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act or AFSPA that would no longer allow soldiers to use extreme force in disturbed areas. Sources told NDTV that the phrase ''even causing of death'' is being removed from a paragraph that describes when a soldier can open fire in in...

  • Armed Forces Special Powers Act Extended For 6 Months In Assam

    Armed Forces Special Powers Act Extended For 6 Months In Assam

    The Assam government today extended application of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) in the state for six more months with immediate effect.

  • Top Court To Hear Plea Of Army Men Challenging Prosecution In AFSPA Areas

    Top Court To Hear Plea Of Army Men Challenging Prosecution In AFSPA Areas

    The Supreme Court today said that it will hear on September 4, a plea by over 300 Army personnel challenging registration of FIRs against them for operations in Manipur and Jammu and Kashmir where the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) is in force.

  • Soldiers Challenge "Dilution" Of AFSPA In Top Court, Say No Police Probe

    Soldiers Challenge "Dilution" Of AFSPA In Top Court, Say No Police Probe

    A group of over 300 soldiers has approached the Supreme Court, appealing against any dilution of AFSPA -- the law that gives them special powers in insurgency-hit areas. Citing several instances of police cases against army men in Jammu and Kashmir and Manipur, the petition said prosecuting soldiers who are doing their duty by the civilian authorit...

  • Do Cops Need Approval To File Case Against Armymen? Top Court To Examine

    Do Cops Need Approval To File Case Against Armymen? Top Court To Examine

    The legal question of whether permission is required to file police cases against Army personnel will be settled by the Supreme Court, which is hearing an appeal by the father of an army officer posted in Jammu and Kashmir. Major Aditya Kumar was leading a convoy that allegedly opened fire on a group of civilians during a stone throwing protest in ...

  • Outcome Of Naga Talks Will Be "Positive", Says Kiren Rijiju

    Outcome Of Naga Talks Will Be "Positive", Says Kiren Rijiju

    The ongoing Naga peace talks were being followed up with utmost sincerity and the outcome of the dialogue would be positive, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said today, but refused to give any time-frame for the signing of the final peace accord.

  • Controversial Law That Gives Army Sweeping Powers Removed From Meghalaya

    Controversial Law That Gives Army Sweeping Powers Removed From Meghalaya

    The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act has been removed from all areas in Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh, people familiar with the matter in the Home Ministry said today.

  • Time Has Not Come For Any Rethink On AFSPA: Army Chief

    Time Has Not Come For Any Rethink On AFSPA: Army Chief

    Time has not come for any rethink on AFSPA or making some of its provisions milder, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said, asserting that the Army has been taking adequate precautions in protecting human rights while operating in disturb areas like Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Supreme Court Orders CBI Probe Into Alleged Extra-Judicial Killings In Manipur

    Supreme Court Orders CBI Probe Into Alleged Extra-Judicial Killings In Manipur

    The Supreme Court directed a probe by the CBI into the alleged extra-judicial killings by the Army, the Assam Rifles and the Manipur Police in the insurgency-hit state.

  • Home Ministry Ready For Partial Withdrawal Of AFSPA From Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

    Home Ministry Ready For Partial Withdrawal Of AFSPA From Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

    The Union Home Ministry was ready for the "partial withdrawal" of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from BJP-ruled Assam and Arunachal Pradesh following an improvement in the "security situation" in these states, official sources said.

  • Centre Declares Nagaland 'Disturbed Area' For 6 More Months

    Centre Declares Nagaland 'Disturbed Area' For 6 More Months

    Nagaland has been declared a "disturbed area" for six more months under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, which empowers security forces to conduct operations anywhere in the state without prior notice to the civil administration.

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  • "Time To Review Imposition Of AFSPA," Says Manipur Chief Minister

    "Time To Review Imposition Of AFSPA," Says Manipur Chief Minister

    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said it is time the imposition of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, or the AFSPA, in the northeastern state is reviewed but added security concerns over the state sharing borders with foreign countries should also be considered.

  • Armed Forces Special Powers Act Extended For 6 Months In Arunachal

    Armed Forces Special Powers Act Extended For 6 Months In Arunachal

    The Centre has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh and its eight police station areas bordering Assam by another six months, in view of continuing activities of banned insurgent groups of the Northeast.

  • After "Murderer" Remark, Centre Wants Top Court Judge Off Manipur Case

    After "Murderer" Remark, Centre Wants Top Court Judge Off Manipur Case

    The centre today asked a Supreme Court bench to recuse itself from hearing the Manipur encounter cases on the grounds that one of the judges had termed certain members of the security forces as "murderers", thereby vitiating the proceedings. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing on the behalf of the accused, said the remark had affected the mor...

  • "No Grudge Against Armymen For Going To Court On AFSPA": Defence Minister

    "No Grudge Against Armymen For Going To Court On AFSPA": Defence Minister

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said she has no "grudge" against a group of Army officers who have approached the Supreme Court to present their views on cases relating to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act or AFSPA.

  • In AFSPA, Government Considering Crucial Change: Sources

    In AFSPA, Government Considering Crucial Change: Sources

    The government is considering a change in one of the most controversial provision of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act or AFSPA that would no longer allow soldiers to use extreme force in disturbed areas. Sources told NDTV that the phrase ''even causing of death'' is being removed from a paragraph that describes when a soldier can open fire in in...

  • Armed Forces Special Powers Act Extended For 6 Months In Assam

    Armed Forces Special Powers Act Extended For 6 Months In Assam

    The Assam government today extended application of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) in the state for six more months with immediate effect.

  • Top Court To Hear Plea Of Army Men Challenging Prosecution In AFSPA Areas

    Top Court To Hear Plea Of Army Men Challenging Prosecution In AFSPA Areas

    The Supreme Court today said that it will hear on September 4, a plea by over 300 Army personnel challenging registration of FIRs against them for operations in Manipur and Jammu and Kashmir where the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) is in force.

  • Soldiers Challenge "Dilution" Of AFSPA In Top Court, Say No Police Probe

    Soldiers Challenge "Dilution" Of AFSPA In Top Court, Say No Police Probe

    A group of over 300 soldiers has approached the Supreme Court, appealing against any dilution of AFSPA -- the law that gives them special powers in insurgency-hit areas. Citing several instances of police cases against army men in Jammu and Kashmir and Manipur, the petition said prosecuting soldiers who are doing their duty by the civilian authorit...

  • Do Cops Need Approval To File Case Against Armymen? Top Court To Examine

    Do Cops Need Approval To File Case Against Armymen? Top Court To Examine

    The legal question of whether permission is required to file police cases against Army personnel will be settled by the Supreme Court, which is hearing an appeal by the father of an army officer posted in Jammu and Kashmir. Major Aditya Kumar was leading a convoy that allegedly opened fire on a group of civilians during a stone throwing protest in ...

  • Outcome Of Naga Talks Will Be "Positive", Says Kiren Rijiju

    Outcome Of Naga Talks Will Be "Positive", Says Kiren Rijiju

    The ongoing Naga peace talks were being followed up with utmost sincerity and the outcome of the dialogue would be positive, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said today, but refused to give any time-frame for the signing of the final peace accord.

  • Controversial Law That Gives Army Sweeping Powers Removed From Meghalaya

    Controversial Law That Gives Army Sweeping Powers Removed From Meghalaya

    The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act has been removed from all areas in Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh, people familiar with the matter in the Home Ministry said today.

  • Time Has Not Come For Any Rethink On AFSPA: Army Chief

    Time Has Not Come For Any Rethink On AFSPA: Army Chief

    Time has not come for any rethink on AFSPA or making some of its provisions milder, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said, asserting that the Army has been taking adequate precautions in protecting human rights while operating in disturb areas like Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Supreme Court Orders CBI Probe Into Alleged Extra-Judicial Killings In Manipur

    Supreme Court Orders CBI Probe Into Alleged Extra-Judicial Killings In Manipur

    The Supreme Court directed a probe by the CBI into the alleged extra-judicial killings by the Army, the Assam Rifles and the Manipur Police in the insurgency-hit state.

  • Home Ministry Ready For Partial Withdrawal Of AFSPA From Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

    Home Ministry Ready For Partial Withdrawal Of AFSPA From Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

    The Union Home Ministry was ready for the "partial withdrawal" of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from BJP-ruled Assam and Arunachal Pradesh following an improvement in the "security situation" in these states, official sources said.

  • Centre Declares Nagaland 'Disturbed Area' For 6 More Months

    Centre Declares Nagaland 'Disturbed Area' For 6 More Months

    Nagaland has been declared a "disturbed area" for six more months under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, which empowers security forces to conduct operations anywhere in the state without prior notice to the civil administration.

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