Armed Forces Special Powers Act

It is a good thing we are discussing AFSPA

It is a good thing we are discussing AFSPA

That the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was mentioned in the Congress election manifesto is a good sign for Indian...Read More

Congress manifesto raises more questions than answers

Congress manifesto raises more questions than answers

The Congress election manifesto for 2019, like all such promissory statements, is largely populist in nature. Having been drafted with th...Read More

Amending AFSPA will dilute forces’ immunity: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Amending AFSPA will dilute forces’ immunity: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday slammed the Congress for its election promise to amend the Armed Forces Speci...Read More

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No grudge against officers approaching SC: Sitharaman

New Delhi : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said she has no “grudge” against a group of Army officers who have approached the Sup...Read More

SC admits Army men plea against ‘dilution’ of AFSPA in disturbed areas

SC admits Army men plea against ‘dilution’ of AFSPA in disturbed areas

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on August 20 a plea filed by over 300 Army personnel challenging the registration of FI...Read More

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Irom Sharmila to tie the knot

Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu) : Finally, Irom Sharmila, the indefatigable fighter against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Manipu...Read More

Manipur polls: Irom Sharmila files nomination from Thoubal

Manipur polls: Irom Sharmila files nomination from Thoubal

Imphal: Iron Lady Irom Sharmila has filed her nomination papers from Thoubal constituency for the upcoming Manipur Assembly elections.

Sharmila to contest election against Manipur CM Ibobi Singh

Sharmila to contest election against Manipur CM Ibobi Singh

Imphal: Rights activist Irom Sharmila will contest against Manipur Chief Minister and Congress candidate Okram Ibobi Singh from Thoubal c...Read More

Start pol dialogue with all stakeholders in Kashmir: Sitaram Yechury

Start pol dialogue with all stakeholders in Kashmir: Sitaram Yechury

New Delhi: CPI(M) today sought immediate start of a dialogue with all stakeholders to restore normalcy in Kashmir Valley and asked the go...Read More

Red Cross Society to shelter Sharmila

Red Cross Society to shelter Sharmila

Imphal: The Indian Red Cross Society will provide shelter to Irom Sharmila, who is being shunned by many in Manipur after she ended her 1...Read More

Irom bombshell

Irom bombshell

The decision of the human rights activist Irom Sharmila to end her sixteen-year-old fast on August 9 and to enter the electoral fray in M...Read More

Irom Sharmila acquitted in 2006 attempted suicide case

Irom Sharmila acquitted in 2006 attempted suicide case

New Delhi – The Patiala House Court in Delhi on Wednesday acquitted Manipur rights activist Irom Sharmila in the 2006 case of her attempt...Read More

Let him settle down

Let him settle down

The past is always with us. The raking up of emotionally divisive issues soon after his installation as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister ...Read More

Rijiju condemns Chiddu’s remarkahead of J-K polls

Rijiju condemns Chiddu’s remarkahead of J-K polls

New Delhi: Minister for State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday lashed out at Congress leader P. Chidambaram for his comment on t...Read More

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