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Protests across Arunachal Pradesh against AFSPA extension

The Centre’s decision to extend the enforcement of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, to 12 districts of Arunachal Pradesh bordering Assam and Nagaland, has sparked sharp reactions.......

Home Ministry recommends against repealing AFSPA

The Home Ministry has recommended against repealing the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, dubbed by its critics as “draconian”. In a report submitted to the Cabinet......

Surrendered militants to be recruited in security forces?

The Union Home Ministry has proposed raising of two battalions of Border Security Force and Sashastra Seema Bal comprising surrendered militants of Assam and Manipur, an official statement said.......

Gen V K Singh wants govt to appeal Rath verdict

Former army commander P K Rath, who was given a clean chit by Armed Forces Tribunal in the Sukna land scam, on Saturday said that the verdict had vindicated his stand while ex-army chief V K Singh......

Gen Rath absolved of wrongdoing, V K Singh virtually indicted by army tribunal

Virtually indicting former Army chief and Union Minister Gen V K Singh, the Armed Forces Tribunal on Friday quashed the court martial of Lt Gen P K Rath who was punished for his alleged role in a......

Govt extends pension entitlement to 20 yrs

In a development that could well encourage more civil servants and armed forces personnel to opt for careers in the private sector, the government has decided to grant full pension benefits to all......

Spending on India's defence not enough

The proposed funding for the defence forces in the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister P Chidambaram has come into effect on April 1. On the face of it, the Budget appears to be a customary......

Defence budget hiked by 27%

Expressing determination to eliminate "all delays" in modernisation of the armed forces, the government on Thursday hiked the defence budget by a whopping 27 per cent to Rs 77,000 crore (Rs 770......

Govt aims to start building 'Bharat Mala' in two years

The road ministry’s ambitious plan to construct a road network along the land border might be rolled out within two years. The scheme, called Bharat Mala, envisages 5,000 km of roads -- both......

What states must ideally do to boost the broader economy

States can better spend their extra share of taxes on a fiscal stimulus than can the Centre, says Andy Mukherjee. Image: Indian states will spend 60 per cent more this year than the central......

'They said we didn't deserve to be here. We have answered them now'

When minnows Jammu and Kashmir defeated 40-times Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai on Wednesday, it was perhaps the biggest-ever shock victory in domestic Indian cricket. Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande......
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8 security personnel killed in NSCN ambush

The Assam Rifles personnel also fired back and one underground militant was killed while some others were injured in the ensuing encounter, they... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/nagaland-eight-security-personnel-killed-in-ambush/
Arun Shourie

I certainly cannot say how he sees China. But the fact is that, while Pakistan is the immediate problem, China is the principal challenge in the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/at-the-least-we-should-not-fool-ourselves-arun-shourie/
Kudos to Indian forces

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Responding to the directions of the Indian Government, the Indian armed forces planned relief work in... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/kudos-to-indian-forces/article7169249.ece
KPs hold massive protest at Jantar Mantar, reject return formula to clusters

Avtar Bhat KPs protesting at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on Sunday. JAMMU, May 3: Kashmiri Pandits held a massive demonstration at Jantar Mantar... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/kps-hold-massive-protest-at-jantar-mantar-reject-return-formula-to-clusters/
Even to the causing of death

Some things do not have a place in a civilised country. One of them is The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, hereinafter AFSPA. AFSPA is... ...

http://www.kashmirobserver.net/news/opinion/even-causing-death

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