AFSPA removed from Meghalaya completely, restricted in Arunachal

AFSPA removed from Meghalaya completely, restricted in Arunachal

New Delhi: The AFSPA has been removed completely from Meghalaya and its area of operation in Arunachal Pradesh has been restricted to three police stations bordering Assam and three districts neighbouring Myanmar, officials said on Monday. The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act,which empowers security forces to conduct operations, arrest anyone anywhere without prior notice, has […]

Cong will move SC, says Sibal after RS chairman rejects impeachment notice

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday lashed out at RajyaSabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu for rejecting an impeachment notice filed by opposition parties against Chief Justice of India DipakMisra and said it would move the Supreme Court to challenge the illegal order which had shattered the confidence of people. Senior Congress leader KapilSibal told reporters […]

Chennithala launches hunger strike for CBI probe into custodial death

Kochi: Stepping up pressure on the CPI(M)-led LDF government over the alleged custodial death of a 26-year-old youth at Varapuzha here, Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala Monday launched a 24-hour hunger strike demanding CBI probe into the incident. Chennithala began the fast at the Marine drive ground here this morning in the presence of Former chief […]

Rohingyas lose means of livelihood in refugee camp fire

Rohingyas lose means of livelihood in refugee camp fire

By Uzmi Athar  New Delhi: Tasleema does not remember the last time she lived somewhere she could call home. As she fled Arakan in Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh and finally arrived in New Delhi, Tasleema, a member of the besieged Rohingya community, found that she was always on the move. A fire in […]

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