`Extraordinary powers required to deal with special situations`

Outgoing Bengal Area General Officer Commanding Lt Gen AK Choudhary said extraordinary powers are required to deal with special situations.

Northeast political forum asks Centre to scrap AFSPA

A forum of political parties from the northeast demanded immediate scrapping of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act and stop its "misuse" in the region.

Can`t wait for last gun to fall silent to repeal AFSPA: Omar

Omar Abdullah today asked the Centre to set in motion a mechanism which could guide in repealing of the act from the state.

Govt rules out revoking AFSPA in NE

Govt ruled out revoking Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from North-East.