Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: AFSPA

Efforts on to remove AFSPA from entire Northeast: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Union is making efforts to remove the entire northeast from the ambit of the draconian Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).

Amit Shah declares AFSPA removed from parts of Nagaland, Assam and Manipur

The Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday announced the removal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from certain districts in Nagaland, Assam and Manipur. The...

We want AFSPA lifted, but with Union’s consent: Manipur CM ahead of polls

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday said the people of his state and he himself wants the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), but only after Union government’s consent, as national security is their top priority.

“Nagaland firm on repealing AFSPA”: CM Neiphiu Rio

Standing firm on repealing the draconian Armed Forces Special Act (AFSPA), Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio emphasised that they would not budge away from the unanimous resolution adopted in the state assembly on 20 December 2021, which demanded the repeal of AFSPA from the state.

Nagaland: Hundreds walk 75 km for AFSPA repeal

Demanding the repeal of draconian AFSPA, hundreds of Nagas from different walks of life on Monday joined a two-day walkathon from state’s commercial hub Dimapur to state capital Kohima, a distance of more than 75 kilometers.

Nagaland protests Union’s decision to extend AFSPA

Several political groups and civil society collectives of Nagaland spoke against the decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs to extend the draconian AFSPA for another six months in the northeast state.