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Editorial: A Culture of Authority

Editorial: A Culture of Authority

The recent killing of nine civilians in actions of the Army in south Kashmir’s Shopian has cast a long shadow over the dysfunction of the State. It is the State’s responsibility to protect its citizens. But such is the dysfunctional state of Jammu Kashmir, that the very people who are meant to be the instruments […]

AFSPA removed from Meghalaya, 8 police stations in Arunachal Pradesh

AFSPA removed from Meghalaya, 8 police stations in Arunachal Pradesh

The Union Home Ministry on Monday completely revoked the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Meghalaya while diluting it in other regions of Arunachal Pradesh. Till September 2017, 40 per cent of Meghalaya was under AFSPA. However, after recent review in consultations with the state government, AFSPA was removed completly from Meghalaya, a MHA […]