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The Irony of the Largest Democracy- the AFSPA?

The violent carnages in the Kashmir valley has long been the unrelenting target of a brand of macho-patriotism being exercised by the Indian nationals for decades, an unending series of morbid episodes unfolding to reveal our daily dose of bloodshed and death. 542 more words


Angela Davis appeals to President to repeal AFSPA

At an exclusive meet-the-press in Mumbai, American black feminist activist and human rights defender, Angela Davis joined feminists in India spearheading a global women’s campaign appealing to the President of India to use his Constitutional powers and repeal the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). 102 more words


The Seven Step-Sisters- The Story of North-Eastern Neglect

The North-Eastern States in India struggle with a very disturbing apathy from the rest of the nation and conflict from within itself. Wedged between international borders and linked to the Indian ‘mainland’ by a mere 21-km wide Siliguri Corridor, the area isn’t just isolated geographically. 1,296 more words


Kashmir - Unrest and Uprising!

Ever since the death of a young rebel leader, Kashmir often termed otherwise, “Paradise on Earth” is perhaps witnessing its darkest phase post-independence. 586 more words


Learning through Mindmaps: AFSPA

AFSPA or the Armed Forces Special Powers Act is one of the most contended legislations of India. What is AFSPA, where it has been/is applied, who invokes it, what are the powers of army, what are the issues related to AFSPA and what is the way ahead, find out through this mindmap(Click to open larger image. 11 more words

Current Affairs Analysis For General Understanding

Live Gig/ Imphal Talkies/ Politics & Peace

At NH7 Weekender Shillong set, Imphal Talkies’ opening song was a folk song ‘seihou’ followed by Qutub Minar which is a song against the draconian act AFSPA. 201 more words


Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (POPULIST VIEW)

It is the early morning of September 3, 2011 in the city of Sopore in the Kashmir valley. The joint team of Kashmir Police and army’s Rashtriya Rifles are carrying out an operation. 935 more words