Monday, 28 November, 2022
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Topic: AFSPA

Last Laughs: It’s Kamal vs Kamal in Madhya Pradesh and the disappointing reality of elections

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

After Meghalaya, govt must listen to people, repeal AFSPA in Nagaland & Manipur too

The justification to extend AFSPA in Nagaland is ridiculous. There has been no incident of violence involving any militant outfits in the recent past. The...

Plugged-In: Rapes are bad for tourism, India’s Internet is filtered & Asaram Bapu verdict

In ThePrint https://youtu.be/kYvPz-VRycA The Modi government knows rapes are bad for business, and so the tourism ministry “wants to create a positive image of India, and...

Why AFSPA withdrawal is making Meghalaya and Arunachal breathe easier

AFSPA has been controversial ever since it was first deployed in ‘disturbed areas’, given the extraordinary powers it granted to armed forces personnel.

Plugged-In: Impeachment motion rejected, Manu Sharma’s fate, and AFSPA curtailed

The only thing that got impeached was the motion itself, as Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu rejected the petition submitted by seven opposition parties seeking CJI Dipak Misra's impeachment

Why Modi govt lifted AFSPA from Meghalaya & parts of Arunachal

According to home ministry officials, the number of incidents & casualties has dropped drastically — civilian deaths, for example, are down 96% since 2000.

4 key Manipur encounter cases in focus 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 would now be under the scanner.  MANU PUBBY 

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 would now be under the scanner.  MANU PUBBY 

Northeast’s India problem

It's simply this: The 'mainland' loses interest if 'Indian' lives and borders are not threatened.

A midnight call from Pak and a lesson in AFSPA

AFSPA, which was supposed to enable controlled, Army operations under civilian domain is now the villain of peace in two Valleys — Kashmir and Imphal.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.