Tags » AFSPA

Antaragni '16: One

In conversation with Sargam, from Hansraj College, Assam: 114 more words

Gender

HRW calls for transparent investigation into Manipur killings and repeal of AFSPA

After the Supreme Court of India ordered a probe into Manipur fake encounter killings, international rights body Human Rights Watch urges the authority to ensure transparency in the investigation and also calls for the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Power) Act, 1958. 860 more words

News

Four key Manipur encounter cases as SC orders CBI probe into extra-judicial killings

The Supreme Court Friday directed the CBI to conduct a probe into encounter killings in Manipur. Here are four of the most high-profile cases in the state that will now be under the scanner.  688 more words

ThePrint Primer

Manipur: Tualchhung indona dai thei lo a tualthi te chhiarpui - Part II

Hel pawl an tam em emna India hmarchhaka Manipur state-ah chuan kum 1979 leh 2012 inkar chhung khan venghimtu sipaite’n diklo takin mi 1,500 chuang an that a. 1,069 more words

Mizoram

When it comes to Kashmir and Amarnath the buck stops with Modi

The outrage that has followed the killing of Amarnath pilgrims  has followed the standard line of blaming the liberals, leftists, secularists, co-opted MSM, opposition parties and one important recent addition to this long list of “villains” – Rajnath Singh who is the favourite whipping boy of the RW-keyboard warriors. 714 more words

Politics

Centre may partially withdraw AFSPA

There was no proposal to withdraw it in Jammu and Kashmir, the official said.

Powers to Army

The AFSPA gives powers to the Army and Central forces deployed in “disturbed areas” to kill anyone acting in contravention of law, arrest and search any premises without a warrant and provides cover to forces from prosecution and legal suits without the Centre’s sanction. 258 more words

Insurgency

EXCESSIVE FORCE AGAINST STUDENTS IN KASHMIR SCHOOL

AMNESTY INDIA PRESS RELEASE:

A broken window pane in a classroom i in Government Higher Secondary School in Mattan, Anantnag.

Allegations of the use of excessive force and the shooting of a student inside a school in Kashmir by security forces must be swiftly and impartially investigated and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty International India said today.

986 more words
Journalism