Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east

Ukraine's president promised today to introduce a bill to parliament as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to rebellious regions in the pro-Russia east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months.

Philippine leader files bill giving autonomy to Muslims

 Philippine President Benigno Aquino sent to parliament Wednesday a proposed law to grant autonomy to minority Muslims, a crucial step in his attempt to end one of Asia`s longest rebellions.

China`s top paper dismisses fears Hong Kong autonomy being eroded

China`s top newspaper on Friday dismissed fears that the autonomy of the former British colony of Hong Kong was being eroded, saying Beijing`s policy had not and would not change, following mass pro-democracy protests earlier in the week.

Autonomy, a `futile attempt` by Tibetan govt-in-exile: China

The "middle-way" proposed by the Tibetan government-in-exile seeking autonomy is a "futile attempt" to gain "legitimacy", the Chinese official media said today.

Nursery admission norms take away autonomy: Pvt schools to HC

Unaided private schools on Tuesday opposed before the Delhi High Court the new nursery admission guidelines issued by the Lt Governor saying they take away their autonomy and right to choose students on the basis of reasonable criteria.

Yemen parties agree on `just solution` for south

Yemeni political parties have signed a document pledging a "just solution" that would grant some autonomy to the south in the face of secessionist demands, state news agency Saba reported.

CBI to press for autonomy before SC

CBI is likely to press before the Supreme Court that its demand for autonomy is legitimate and will pave the way for curbing interference in its functioning.

Kashmir`s accession with India a settled issue: Panun Kashmir

Panun Kashmir, an organisation for displaced Kashmiri Pandits rejected demands for grant of greater autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir, saying accession of state with Union of India is "settled issue".

Eastern Libya leaders declare autonomy

Opponents fear,it will be the first step toward outright dividing the country six months after the fall of Gaddafi.

CBI wants more functional autonomy

CBI wants that it should be given more functional autonomy and the process for selection of its chief should be made more
"transparent".

CBI should be given autonomy: Advani

BJP leader L K Advani on Saturday
demanded that the CBI should be made an autonomous body to
probe cases of corruption and scams in the country.

Self esteem and autonomy linked to increased sexual enjoyment

Self-esteem, autonomy, and empathy increases sexual enjoyment among young men and women.

Teens rely on peers to seek more autonomy in lives

While teens push their parents for more control over their lives, they use their peers as metrics to define appropriate levels of freedom and personal autonomy, according to a new study.

Autonomy only solution for Kashmir issue: J&K min

Autonomy is the only solution for a permanent settlement of the Kashmir issue, J&K Minister of State for Tourism Nasir Aslam Wani has said.

Panun Kashmir warns against dangers of greater autonomy to J&K

An organisation of Kashmiri Pandits
on Sunday accused the country`s leadership of being ignorant about
the political and constitutional history of Jammu and Kashmir.

Paswan supports autonomy for Kashmir

LJP supremo Ramvilas Paswan on Thursday
said he favoured autonomy for Kashmir and withdrawal of the
Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the region.

CCS meet on Kashmir today

The CCS meet on Friday will focus on repealing or select withdrawal of the AFSPA in J&K.

BJP to protest against autonomy demand for J-K

BJP said it would hold protests in 41 Assembly constituencies in J&K on Wed against demand for autonomy.

`Azadi` demand could be reference point in J-K talks: Lone

In the backdrop of the latest unrest
in Kashmir, separatist leader Sajjad Lone Friday said demand for independence for the region could be the reference point for starting a dialogue with the Union Government.

Opposition divided on Kashmir autonomy issue

Concerned over the situation in
Kashmir, Opposition parties Thursday attacked the government over
its handling of the affairs related to the state but were
divided on the question of granting autonomy to the state.