Thursday, 30 June, 2022
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Topic: AFSPA

Armed forces should return to barracks. AFSPA has no place in the Northeast anymore

BJP has political stakes in most Northeastern states and knows the sentiments of people. It must not miss the opportunity to launch a new beginning.

Lift AFSPA from entire Northeast to secure its hard-won peace

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‘Only procedural’: Why Centre extended AFSPA despite Nagaland’s rejection before & after ambush

The Modi govt has extended AFSPA in the state for another 6 months even as a committee to look into the withdrawal of the Act in Nagaland is yet to submit its report.

Modi govt extends AFSPA in Nagaland for 6 more months, says state is ‘disturbed area’

The move came days after the Union government constituted a high-level committee to examine the possibility of the withdrawal of the controversial AFSPA from Nagaland.

Committee to be formed to look into withdrawal of AFSPA in Nagaland

Meeting chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah and attended by Nagaland and Assam CMs also decides that personnel facing inquiry in the Oting incident will be placed under suspension

AFSPA has no place in a modern democracy. Time to repeal it

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Nagaland assembly passes resolution to demand AFSPA repeal, apology for civilian deaths in Mon

The resolution adopted Monday follows a 'botched' security forces ambush in the state's Mon district on 4 December, leading to the death of 13 civilians.

Wrong to generalise that human rights violated in North East due to AFSPA: NHRC chairperson

Speaking on police encounters that have taken place in Assam since May this year, NHRC chief Justice Arun Mishra said there is no place for 'fake encounters' in civilised society.

Thousands demand AFSPA repeal in Nagaland, hand over memorandum addressed to PM at Raj Bhavan

Protest organised by Nagaland Students’ Federation was attended by members of civil society groups & students bodies. It followed civilian deaths during Army ambush in Mon.

Nagaland village refuses compensation to victims’ families until ‘culprits brought to justice’

The Nagaland govt had announced Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to the victims' families, following the killing of over a dozen Oting villagers in a security forces ambush on 4 December.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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