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AFSPA: 300 Army personnel move SC, challenge FIRs registered against them

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the plea filed by the armed forces personnel on August 20.

Aug 14, 2018, 12:38 PM IST

Shopian killing case: No counter FIR by army, says J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said that no counter FIR has been filed by the army in the Shopian killing case.

Feb 02, 2018, 20:46 PM IST

Irom Sharmila launches 'People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance’ to take on Manipur CM Ibobi Singh

Irom Sharmila on Tuesday launched a new political party 'the Peoples Resurgence and Justice Alliance' (PRAJA) to contest assembly elections in Manipur due to be held early next year.

Oct 18, 2016, 16:42 PM IST

'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila ends epic fast against AFSPA, aspires to be Manipur CM

'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila, who ended her epic 16-year-long fast, said on Tuesday that she wants to become the Chief Minister of Manipur and remove the draconian AFSPA act.

Aug 09, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested, to be charged with attempt to suicide by fasting

Manipur’s human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was on Wednesday re-arrested after her health condition declined further.

Mar 02, 2016, 11:49 AM IST

AFSPA extended only to certain district of Arunachal: Rijiju

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Thursday clarified that the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act has been extended to 12 districts of Arunachal Pradesh for a limited time frame, denying reports that the law has been extended to the entire state.

Apr 09, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

After 14 years, new hopes for release of Irom Sharmila

Kolkata: With the central government deciding to decriminalise attempt to suicide, there is fresh hope for the release of civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been on a fast-unto-death for 14 years.

Dec 12, 2014, 11:36 AM IST

Omar speaks to PC about AFSPA removal

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday disclosed that he had a brief discussion with union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on the removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from some areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Nov 09, 2011, 16:36 PM IST