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Watch top 19 stories of the day, 02 April, 2019

In this segment of Zee News, watch top 19 stories of the day. Watch the video to know more.

Apr 02, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

Congress manifesto: Less army presence, review of AFSPA for Jammu and Kashmir

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts, are Acts of the Parliament of India that grant special powers to the Indian Armed Forces in which each act terms "disturbed areas".

Apr 02, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

Review AFSPA, modernise armed forces: Congress manifesto on India's security situation

The Congress manifesto has been questioned for the promise of reviewing AFSPA and for the assurance that armed and paramilitary forces would be reduced in J&K.

Apr 02, 2019, 14:52 PM IST

SC dismisses plea of 350 soldiers challenging FIRs against security personnel in areas under AFSPA

In the plea, the soldiers had said that FIRs against security personnel who are carrying out their duties in sensitive areas would only serve to demoralise military and para-military forces.

Nov 30, 2018, 16:49 PM IST

SC to hear pleas of 350 Army officers regarding FIRs under AFSPA

The soldiers have said that cases registered against them would serve to demoralise security personnel - military and para-military.

Nov 29, 2018, 22:24 PM IST

AFSPA extended in Arunachal Pradesh for six months

The Centre has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh and its eight police station areas bordering Assam by another six months, in view of continuing activities of banned insurgent groups of the Northeast.

Oct 03, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

Entire state of Assam declared ‘disturbed area’ under AFSPA provisions

This comes amid the controversy over Assam National Register of Citizens.

Aug 29, 2018, 23:32 PM IST

SC defers hearing in plea filed by over 300 Army personnel challenging FIRs

The serving soldiers and officers of the Indian Army have sought specific guidelines by the central government to protect their bonafide actions under AFSPA.

Aug 20, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

SC to hear plea by 300 Army men challenging FIRs against them in areas under AFSPA

The Supreme Court is slated to hear a plea filed by more than 300 Indian Army personnel challenging registration of FIRs against them in areas covered under AFSPA.

Aug 20, 2018, 07:17 AM IST

Manipur 'encounter killings': CBI chief Alok Verma to appear before SC on Monday

CBI chief Alok Verma will appear before the top court bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice UU Lalit.

Aug 19, 2018, 13:53 PM IST

UN human rights report on Jammu and Kashmir is mischievous, India must react strongly

It is not enough for India to merely protest the report. It must take stronger action against UN personnel who peddle the ISI narrative.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

No government has followed the mandate of Article 370, it is time to change that

If we don't really care about following the letter and spirit of Article 370, we can get rid of it.

Jul 13, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

AFSPA may be withdrawn from J&K, Assam and Nagaland if situation improves: Centre

The MoS Home said this while referring to states like J&K, Assam and Nagaland where the controversial Act is in force.

May 06, 2018, 20:13 PM IST

AFSPA completely removed from Meghalaya, restricted in Arunachal Pradesh

AFSPA was totally withdrawn from all areas of Meghalaya from April 1. In Arunachal, it is down from 16 police stations to eight, the MHA said.

Apr 23, 2018, 17:05 PM IST

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti rules out AFSPA revocation, says Indian Army most disciplined force in world

Mehbooba said the Army's footprint in the Valley had increased due to the deteriorating security situation.

Feb 03, 2018, 10:31 AM IST

Human right is a concern, but time not right for AFSPA removal: Army Chief

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has said that the time has still not come for any rethink on AFSPA.

Jan 28, 2018, 23:11 PM IST

Trees of peace have not dried up in Jammu and Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh on Monday said that things were improving in the Kashmir Valley.

Sep 11, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

Govt declares entire Assam as 'disturbed' for another month

Meghalaya too has been witnessing violence by ULFA, NDFB militants in the recent past.

Aug 07, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Army can pick any woman and rape her: CPI(M) Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

CPI(M) Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has made some deplorable comments on the Indian Army.

May 26, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

After facing poll defeat, Irom Sharmila moves ahead in personal life, set to marry boyfriend Desmond Coutinho in Tamil Nadu

Irom Sharmila was catapulted to international limelight when she began her fast-unto-death on November 04, 2000, to demand the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, that many consider draconian. 

May 08, 2017, 17:04 PM IST