News Topic:Armed Forces Special Powers Act

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).

SOPORE MASSACRE — When BSF went on a rampage in 1993

"The BSF personnel began indiscriminate firing... Nearly fifty people died,” Abdul Hakeem in his book about Sopore Massacre says.

Amshipora ‘gunfight’ was staged for Rs 20 lakh: Police Chargesheet

SRINAGAR — Police charge sheet filed in relation to the Amshipora 'encounter' in Shopian claims that the Army captain, involved in the fake encounter that...

Army Captain among three soldiers charge sheeted for fake gunfight

Police filed a charge sheet against an Army captain and two soldiers in connection with the killing of three labourers from Rajouri.

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4000 Constable vacancies in J&K Police: DGP Dilbagh Singh

The Director General of Police (DGP) for Jammu and Kashmir, Dilbagh Singh, on Wednesday said that there is a notable shortfall of approximately 4,000 constables.

Explosion leaves eight non-locals injured in Anantnag

At least seven migrant workers sustained burn injuries and a few shops were damaged after a blast inside a vehicle in Anantnag district on Wednesday morning.

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Shia Muslims observe Ashura in Pulwama with communal support and devotion

In Gangoo area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, the Shia Muslim community observed the sacred occasion of Ashura on Saturday with heartfelt mourning.