Kashmir Afspa

'Kashmir Afspa' - 96 News Result(s)

  • Entire Nagaland Declared "Disturbed" For 6 More Months Under AFSPA
    India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 1, 2019
    The entire state of Nagaland has been declared a "disturbed area" for six more months, till December-end, under the controversial AFSPA which empowers security forces to conduct operations anywhere and arrest anyone without prior notice.
  • After "Murderer" Remark, Centre Wants Top Court Judge Off Manipur Case
    India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Friday September 28, 2018
    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...
  • In AFSPA, Government Considering Crucial Change: Sources
    India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday September 13, 2018
    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...
  • Top Court To Hear Plea Of Army Men Challenging Prosecution In AFSPA Areas
    India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 20, 2018
    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
    India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday August 14, 2018
    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
    India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday July 17, 2018
    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 ...
  • Controversial Law That Gives Army Sweeping Powers Removed From Meghalaya
    India News | Reported by Neeta Sharma, Edited by Debanish Achom | Monday April 23, 2018
    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
    India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 28, 2018
    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.
  • Opinion: The Danger Of Becoming Jammu vs Kashmir
    Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday May 30, 2017
    Let us move forward with whom we can - but let us move forward. We cannot remain mired in denial.
  • Order To Control Force In Kashmir, Manipur Made Army's Job Tough: Centre To Supreme Court
    India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday April 12, 2017
    Insurgents and terrorists in the northeast and Kashmir need to be dealt with strongly and a Supreme Court order curbing the use of "excessive and retaliatory force" is hampering army operations in these areas, the Centre told the top court today. The order, the Centre said in an appeal, should be reconsidered.
  • AFSPA 'Not Imposed For Fun': BJP's Ram Madhav On Mehbooba Mufti's Demand
    India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 18, 2017
    Laws like AFSPA are "not imposed out of any fun" and states should create conditions where they are not needed, BJP leader Ram Madhav said on Saturday disagreeing with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's pitch for the revocation of the Act from some areas of the state.
  • Jammu And Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Pitches For Withdrawal Of AFSPA From Some Areas
    India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 15, 2017
    Ahead of the by-polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today raked up the issue of revocation of controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from some areas and "see the impact".
  • Opinion: Why Kashmir Is So Angry With Us
    Opinion | Yashwant Sinha | Tuesday December 27, 2016
    The feeling of discrimination extends from ill-treating Kashmiris in the rest of India, to the PM not attending the funeral of Chief Mufti though doing so in the case of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, to arresting the children under the infamous Public Safety Act and keeping them in regular jails with hardened criminals instead of juvenile homes, to ...
  • Bring Them Home, Instead Of Encounters: Mehbooba Mufti On Local Militants
    India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday October 21, 2016
    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, addressing a gathering of policemen today, urged that local militants be brought back home instead of being "killed in encounters".
  • Opinion: Enraged Kashmiri Youth Will Not Be Brought Around Easily
    Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Monday August 22, 2016
    I have just been to Srinagar with a disparate group of interested individuals put together by an NGO called LEHAR, attempting to familiarize Indian opinion with what is going on in Kashmir.

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'Kashmir Afspa' - 96 News Result(s)

  • Entire Nagaland Declared "Disturbed" For 6 More Months Under AFSPA
    India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 1, 2019
    The entire state of Nagaland has been declared a "disturbed area" for six more months, till December-end, under the controversial AFSPA which empowers security forces to conduct operations anywhere and arrest anyone without prior notice.
  • After "Murderer" Remark, Centre Wants Top Court Judge Off Manipur Case
    India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Friday September 28, 2018
    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...
  • In AFSPA, Government Considering Crucial Change: Sources
    India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday September 13, 2018
    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...
  • Top Court To Hear Plea Of Army Men Challenging Prosecution In AFSPA Areas
    India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 20, 2018
    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
    India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday August 14, 2018
    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
    India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday July 17, 2018
    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 ...
  • Controversial Law That Gives Army Sweeping Powers Removed From Meghalaya
    India News | Reported by Neeta Sharma, Edited by Debanish Achom | Monday April 23, 2018
    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
    India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 28, 2018
    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.
  • Opinion: The Danger Of Becoming Jammu vs Kashmir
    Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday May 30, 2017
    Let us move forward with whom we can - but let us move forward. We cannot remain mired in denial.
  • Order To Control Force In Kashmir, Manipur Made Army's Job Tough: Centre To Supreme Court
    India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday April 12, 2017
    Insurgents and terrorists in the northeast and Kashmir need to be dealt with strongly and a Supreme Court order curbing the use of "excessive and retaliatory force" is hampering army operations in these areas, the Centre told the top court today. The order, the Centre said in an appeal, should be reconsidered.
  • AFSPA 'Not Imposed For Fun': BJP's Ram Madhav On Mehbooba Mufti's Demand
    India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 18, 2017
    Laws like AFSPA are "not imposed out of any fun" and states should create conditions where they are not needed, BJP leader Ram Madhav said on Saturday disagreeing with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's pitch for the revocation of the Act from some areas of the state.
  • Jammu And Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Pitches For Withdrawal Of AFSPA From Some Areas
    India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 15, 2017
    Ahead of the by-polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today raked up the issue of revocation of controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from some areas and "see the impact".
  • Opinion: Why Kashmir Is So Angry With Us
    Opinion | Yashwant Sinha | Tuesday December 27, 2016
    The feeling of discrimination extends from ill-treating Kashmiris in the rest of India, to the PM not attending the funeral of Chief Mufti though doing so in the case of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, to arresting the children under the infamous Public Safety Act and keeping them in regular jails with hardened criminals instead of juvenile homes, to ...
  • Bring Them Home, Instead Of Encounters: Mehbooba Mufti On Local Militants
    India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday October 21, 2016
    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, addressing a gathering of policemen today, urged that local militants be brought back home instead of being "killed in encounters".
  • Opinion: Enraged Kashmiri Youth Will Not Be Brought Around Easily
    Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Monday August 22, 2016
    I have just been to Srinagar with a disparate group of interested individuals put together by an NGO called LEHAR, attempting to familiarize Indian opinion with what is going on in Kashmir.

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