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Happy to be relieved?

IFP Bureau·21 Jan 2022, 7:53 pm

IFP Editorial: The defence lobby had always been at the forefront of opposing the withdrawal of AFSPA from areas where it is in force and states have always been reluctant to go against the lobby.


AFSPA in retrospect

IFP Bureau·11 Jan 2022, 8:29 pm

IFP Editorial: Why the delay till December 8 to issue for extension of 'Disturbed Area' status in Manipur? Was there some kind of resistance from the N Biren Singh-led government for extension?

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AFSPA: Repeal Not Withdrawal, My Dear

IFP Bureau·28 Dec 2021, 4:35 am

IFP Editorial: Years of experience tell us that under the shadow of AFSPA, the armed forces operate with impunity and get away with torture, rapes, killings and fake encounters while prosecution is a mirage.


Oting Ambush: A case of mistaken identity

IFP Bureau·6 Dec 2021, 8:14 pm

IFP Editorial: If the Indian army lying in wait for Naga insurgents to ambush cannot differentiate innocent and ordinary coal miners from insurgents, something is seriously wrong with the army establishment.

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Remembering the anti-AFSPA heroes

IFP Bureau·18 Aug 2021, 3:50 am

IFP Editorial: The Armed Forces Special Powers Act or simply AFSPA has been out of the public radar for quite some time. Out of action out of mind, as they say, till the Friday night incident when Assam Rifles personnel in mufti killed a 29 year old father of four children in Kangpokpi district.

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