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Political Machoism at the expense of National Interest

Article 21 in The Constitution of India states “Protection of life and personal liberty :  No person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by the Law” 1,939 more words

AFSPA

Manipur fake encounter: Time to revisit Justice Hegde commission recommendations

The confession of head constable Heojit Singh from Manipur about an encounter that was fake has promoted one to look into the recommendations made by the Supreme Court appointed Justice Santhosh Hegde Commission. 57 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

To be or not to be an Indian...The Naga Issue

My interactions with various people within Nagaland woke me up to a completely new side of India. An India that is fiercely fought for on maps, but remains a part of India merely on maps.

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Random Travel Notes

They came to our villages to save us from 'Maoists' by raping us, torturing us, killing us.

Security personals sexually harassed and assaulted more that 40 women and gang-raped at least two  during an anti-Maoists operation in the villages of Pegdapalli, Chinnagellur, Peddagellur, Burgicheru, and Gundam in Bijapur, South Chhattisgarh between October 20 and October 24, 2015. 1,070 more words

Democracy

Garo Hills clamours for peace

TURA: With the church and its faithful leading the way, Garo Hills on Tuesday gave a clarion call for peace underlying the need for dialogue and education at the core of peace initiatives to end militancy which has ravaged this once peaceful region. 438 more words

Armed Forces as livelihood and State power: Gautam Navlakha

Guest post by GAUTAM NAVLAKHA

Notwithstanding popular perception, professional soldiers do not join the armed services out of overwhelming ‘patriotism’. They are in fact driven by the desire to get a job that offers material security for them and their family. 3,327 more words

Politics

Statement on the Order of the High Court of Meghalaya on the AFSPA

This statement has been sent out by TARUN BHARTIYA, PRASHANT BHUSHAN, ARUNA ROY AND NIKHIL DEY  for endorsements. Please send your endorsements by tonight (November 24, 2015) to arunaroy@gmail.com… 1,242 more words

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