Today, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio tweeted that a committee will be formed to look into the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in Nagaland, after a meeting with..
Nagaland civilian killing: Naga tribe body, Konyak Union has issued a five-point memorandum of demands relating to swift and strict action against responsible defence personnel and taking back AFSPA in..
The Manipur government has extended the “disturbed area” provision of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in the state for one more year, but spared municipal areas of capital city.. IndiaTimes - Published
Sarma, who was part of the meeting that decided to constitute a panel to look into Nagaland’s demand, said PM Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah’s approach had been “very positive”. He said.. IndiaTimes - Published
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, "With militancy on the wane the Army has virtually withdrawn from Assam, except from five-six districts and when AFSPA comes up for renewal after four.. Zee News - Published
The decision to continue the enforcement of AFSPA across the whole of Nagaland comes amid shrill demands to withdraw the Act from the state in view of the killing of over a dozen civilians in Mon.. IndiaTimes - Published
Kohima: The controversial AFSPA law granting security forces powers has been extended for six months in Nagaland, where the military is investigating an ambush that went horribly wrong on Dec. 4... IndiaVision - Published
Days after it set up a committee under secretary-level officer Vivek Joshi to review application of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland, the Centre has declared the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Union home ministry has constituted a five-member committee headed by registrar general of India Vivek Joshi to examine the possibility of withdrawing the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Nagaland government on Sunday said that a new committee will be instituted to look into the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act [AFSPA] in the state.The decision was.. IndiaTimes - Published
The resolution moved by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio was adopted by voice vote during the one-day special session of the Assembly held to discuss the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), 1958, and.. Zee News - Published
The recent deaths of 14 civilians in Nagaland’s Mon district in firing by security forces have spurred Manipur activist Irom Sharmila Chanu to spread the word that the government uses the Armed.. IndiaTimes - Published