News Topic:Armed Forces Special Powers Act

BJP will forget AFSPA after defeat in LS polls in J-K: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah said that BJP will forget talking about the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) after facing defeat in all five Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir.

Amit Shah signals AFSPA review, troop withdrawal in J-K amid political reactions

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has indicated a potential review of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) and the withdrawal of security forces from J&K.

AFSPA to be removed from J-K when peace becomes permanent: Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that Armed Forces Special Power Act will be removed from Jammu and Kashmir when “peace becomes a permanent feature”.

AFSPA removed from parts of Nagaland, Assam and Manipur

The Centre has decided to remove the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from certain districts in Nagaland, Assam and Manipur.

Nagaland govt firm on repeal of AFSPA: Rio

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio reiterated that the Nagaland government is firm on demanding the repeal of AFSPA from the state.

No need for black and draconian AFSPA in J-K: Soz

Congress leader Prof. Saifuddin Soz said that many innocent people have suffered immense miseries through AFSPA in Jammu and Kashmir.

Actress Swara Bhasker calls for repeal of AFSPA and UAPA

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker has called for the repeal of two controversial laws - AFSPA and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

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