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Govt rules out changes in AFSPA in Jammu and Kashmir

The Narendra Modi government is understood to have ruled out changes in the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Jammu and Kashmir and favoured its continuation in the present form in......

'Gradual revocation of AFSPA will begin in my present tenure'

Stating that incidents of militancy related violence in Jammu & Kashmir have come down by over 70 per cent in the past five years, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday asserted that gradual......

AFSPA's withdrawal would hit counter-terrorist ops in J-K: Army chief

The terror infrastructure across the Line of Control has the potential to vitiate the security environment in Jammu and Kashmir and Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act should not be withdrawn as......

Omar Abdullah hails Shinde's statement on AFSPA

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday expressed satisfaction over the recent statement by Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde wherein he had said that ‘the state......

Omar makes strong pitch for AFSPA removal

Making a strong pitch for phased removal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday asked the Centre to set in motion a......
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Damodar Biswal
Q. Farooq Abdulla has said that '' we need to build a consensus to give autonomy to J&K. What is ur take?
Damodar Biswal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/farooq-abdulla-has-said-that--we-need-to-build-a-consensus-t/27263888/answers/

Sharmila Bose
Q. I think there must be some intellectual influence of Prashant Bhushan thinking on referendum on Kashmir issue.. It is important to know the channel of influence after the Crimea instance..Your views
Sharmila Bose:  A. J and K is a breeding ground for new ideas to play politics ... especially at election time when it becomes most fertile. Whether it is Autonomy,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-think-there-must-be-some-intellectual-influence-of-prashan/27258564/answers/27263899

Uncommon Freind
Q. Should AFSPA be withdrawn from J&K?
Uncommon Freind:  A. his referendum is limited to AFSPA act only like in north east shramila is protesting on that and not on plebiscite of Kashmir more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/should-afspa-be-withdrawn-from-jk/25222215/answers/27258579

PuranamMahalaxmisThickFriend
Q. Point to Ponder yet again:The AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers Act) in Kashmir-This draconian law is actively protecting R*ps and murders by Men in Uniform (is allowed to committed by men in uniform with impunity )because the law is needed in the National interest ?? Absurd it is!! What do you say-Please read thru this law (ggogle) and how it empowers the forces!!!
PuranamMahalaxmisThickFriend:  A. Yes, including Article 370. Unless, J&K comes to main stream and there is a proper mix of population in J&K, the state continue to be a head ache for India for ever. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/point-to-ponder-yet-againthe-afspa-armed-forces-special-powe/24762853/answers/25222250

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Separatists want prisoners freed before Eid

SRINAGAR: Kashmir's key separatist groups are seeking release of prisoners and a halt in random arrests. Terming the policies of government... ...

http://www.kashmirobserver.net/news/top-news/separatists-want-prisoners-freed-eid
Politics of life and death

Strange are the ways of the State. It has vested itself with the right to take away a life but refuses its citizens the autonomy to die. Call it... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-politics-of-life-and-death-2004449
Centre

The minister said for preventing misuse of powers under the AFSPA, guidelines containing 'Do's and Don't' for the armed forces deployed in counter... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/plans-review-afspa-centre-1629353.html
NC, Congress blame game

BYDANFES, AGENCY It needed the rout of the Lok Sabha polls for the National Conference and the Congress to realize they will fare better... ...

http://www.dayafterindia.com/detail.php?headline=content&catid=6588
End of a farce

It was way back in 2009 that Rahul Gandhi and Omar Abdullah, dressed alike as sartorial twins on public platform at Anantnag, boasted to have... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=34669

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