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Even after 16 years, Irom Sharmila keeps her mother waiting

The iconic activist has said that she won’t go home till the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act is repealed. Manipur’s ‘Iron Lady’ Irom Sharmila, who broke her 16-year-long......

'AFSPA should stay till police trained to contain insurgency'

Amid demands for scrapping of Armed Forces Special Powers Act in parts of the country, including Jammu and Kashmir and northeastern states, an article in pro-Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh journal......

AFSPA to remain in force in 12 Arunachal districts

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act will continue to remain in force in 12 districts of Arunachal Pradesh for six more months on the ground of continuous violence, extortion and intimidation by......

AFSPA to be revoked when the time is right: Rajnath in J&K

The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act will be revoked in Jammu and Kashmir when the situation is conducive, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said.   "I want to say......

Amnesty releases damning report on human rights violations in J-K

Calling the Armed Forces Special Powers Act as one of the “primary facilitators of impunity” by security forces, Amnesty International on Wednesday demanded its repeal and sought......
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