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AFSPA required to tackle insurgency in NE, no cases of misuse reported: Army

June 06, 2016 3:41 pm

In Manipur, rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila has been on a fast-unto-death for 15 years demanding withdrawal of AFSPA.

AFSPA to remain in 12 Arunachal districts

May 07, 2016 2:28 am

Three people have died and 24 militants arrested in 24 insurgency-related incidents by Naga groups over the past six months.

Chidambaram felt AFSPA was not needed, says Soz

April 24, 2016 1:26 am

Congress leader Saifuddin Soz on Saturday said that then Home Minister P Chidambaram felt the law was not needed, but could not convince the Defence Ministry.

Irom Sharmila acquitted in suicide bid case

March 31, 2016 12:59 am

Sharmila, 42, later said she would continue her struggle. “My struggle will continue till the time AFPSA is repealed. It does not matter whether I am released from jail or not,” she said.

Farooq Abdullah supports revocation of AFSPA from peaceful areas of J&K

March 10, 2016 4:54 pm

"It is not me, but security forces who have to take the final call in the matter,’’ he told media persons at Udhampur when he was asked about his party standing on AFSPA.

Meghalaya Insurgency: HC tells Centre to invoke AFSPA in Garo Hills region

November 04, 2015 2:37 am

The police and civil authorities, the order said, have not been able to control the incidents of kidnapping for ransom and killings.

Meghalaya HC asks Centre to consider enforcing AFSPA in Garo Hills

November 03, 2015 1:51 pm

A full bench of the High Court issued the order on Monday following a hearing related to the pending case of militants calling bandhs in the state.

15 years and counting: Irom Sharmila's protest against AFSPA

November 01, 2015 9:53 am

Irom Sharmila has been on a hunger strike since November 2000, demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).

Committee on women wants AFSPA repealed

July 17, 2015 12:00 am

Seeks 50% quota at all levels of legislature

0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0: the Tripura report card on militancy

July 13, 2015 4:17 am

At NE meet, CM Sarkar has figures to show why state exited AFSPA; says his mantra a combination of security operations and development works


Emotions run high as Irom Sharmila released the second time

January 22, 2015 9:59 pm

The court of Judicial Magistrate Imphal East ordered release of 42-year-old Irom Sharmila from custody on Thursday.


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

June 18, 2020 2:43 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: