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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......

J&K polls: BJP promises to provide a non-AFSPA atmosphere

Softening its stand on the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said that if voted to power, the party will create an atmosphere......

'Some people will never find time appropriate to revoke AFSPA'

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday rued the delay in the withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the state, saying the “goalpost” is shifted each......

Can't withdraw AFSPA from Kashmir now: Govt

The government on Wednesday said that time was "not appropriate" for withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Jammu and Kashmir. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, in a written......

Five game-changers in the Budget

Incrementalism can only work if subsequent Budgets and opportunities in between Budgets are used to reform as well, says Ajay Chibber. This Budget signals a shift from a hand-out to a hand-up......
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Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured his ministry would look into rolling back of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from Arunachal... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/mha-will-look-rolling-back-afspa-arunachal-pradesh-rajnath-singh-2226884.html
NSCN K to 'carry on struggle'

Source: Hueiyen News Service Imphal, May 03 2015 : NSCN (K) has vowed to "carry on the struggle regardless of persistent anti-Naga and... ...

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Why is Arun Jaitley keen on bypassing Standing Committee for GST Bill?

The latest three major revisions, done to appease the states, could further stall the bill if the committee were to vet it Amid the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-why-is-arun-jaitley-keen-on-bypassing-standing-committee-for-gst-bill-2082925
To Respect or Fear the law

The increasing frequency of riots by black Americans in America, among many others, is a source of valuable insights into ethnic conflicts back... ...

http://kanglaonline.com/2015/05/to-respect-or-fear-the-law/
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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