Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicAFSPA

Topic: AFSPA

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

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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