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Armed Forces Special Powers Act

Govt declares entire Nagaland 'disturbed area' amid AFSPA withdrawal demand

The govt has extended AFSPA for six more months with effect from December 30

30 Dec 2021 9:45 AM

Aakar Patel | Should AFSPA be repealed, or stay? The case: For and against

Later this month the Nagaland Assembly will convene a special session to demand that the law be suspended in that state

14 Dec 2021 3:01 AM

Nagaland convenes a special Assembly session over AFSPA

The decision to hold the special Assembly session was taken by the core committee on the Naga political issue headed by CM Neiphiu Rio

11 Dec 2021 9:47 AM

TMC cancels MPs' visit to Nagaland

The government cited prohibitory orders as the ground behind the cancellation of the visit

07 Dec 2021 7:20 AM

Nagaland to observe December 4-5 as ‘Black Day’

He said that an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh will be paid to the next of kin of the 14 deceased

07 Dec 2021 2:26 AM


350 Armymen appeal to Supreme Court against dilution of Afspa

Admitting the petition, a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar agreed to hear the matter next Monday.

15 Aug 2018 2:02 AM

Home Ministry ready for 'partial withdrawal' of AFSPA from Assam, Arunachal

The Act has been in effect in Assam since November 1990 while in 3 districts of Arunachal Pradesh it has been in force since January 2016.

05 Jul 2017 10:41 AM

Govt moves SC against verdict negating protection to armed forces under AFSPA

The SC verdict on investigating the armed forces had come on a plea alleging that armed forces were misusing the protection under AFSPA.

12 Apr 2017 1:23 PM