Guwahati/UNI: Averring that the NDA dispensation at the Centre is working on properly rehabilitating all those who have shunned the part of violence and joined the mainstream in the Northeast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his government was committed to bringing in lasting peace everywhere in the region.
Guwahati: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said all three defence services wanted the removal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Jammu and Kashmir soon if peace prevails.
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (UMHA) in a release dated March 31, 2022, announced now AFSPA [Armed Forces Special Powers Act] is being removed with effect from 01.04.2022 [April 1, 2022] completely from 23 districts and partially from 1 district of Assam.
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The government has decided to reduce the area under Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland, Assam and Manipur, Home Minister Amit Shah announced on Thursday.
Guwahati/IBNS: Many tribal groups, civil society organizations, political groups of Nagaland have expressed anguish after the Ministry of Home Affairs extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act for a period of another six months in the state.
New Delhi/UNI: Days after a committee was formed to review the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act or AFSPA in Nagaland, the Home Ministry on Wednesday extended the Act in the state for another six months, it was reported here on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The massive agitation against the killing of 14 civilians in a botched-up army counter-insurgency operation in Nagaland's Mon district has reached the capital Kohima.
Guwahati/IBNS: Along with other civil society groups, organisations, tribal bodies, political parties of Nagaland and other states of North East India, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has also demanded the repealing of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 from the North Eastern region.
Kohima/IBNS: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Thursday said that the Oting incident was a misuse and abuse of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958.
Guwahati: Days after the killing of 14 civilians in the firing incidents in Mon district, the Nagaland cabinet on Tuesday decided that the state government will write the centre to immediately repeal the Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), 1958 from the state.
Kohima/IBNS: The Nagaland government will write to the central government seeking the repeal of the act (AFSPA), that gives total power to the Army in disturbed regions, in the wake of the backfire of counter-insurgency operation, which killed 14 civilians on Saturday.
Guwahati: After killing of 14 civilians in Nagaland’s Mon district, demands for repealing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) have been strongly raised across the north eastern region.
Sri Nagar/IBNS: The Indian Army has started disciplinary proceedings under Army Act against the soldiers who were found to exceed powers vested under Armed Forces Special Power Act or AFSPA and acted in contravention of the "Do's and Don'ts of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) approved by the Supreme Court", said an NDTV report.
New Delhi, Apr 5 (UNI) Amid intense debate about the need to amend provisions of the law related to the Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he wants a country where there will be 'no need' for AFSPA but such a thing can be ensured only depending on the situation.
Kolkata, Apr 4 (IBNS): A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked Congress over its stance Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wanted to repeal the Act five years ago.