Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958 Current Affairs, GK & News

Extension of AFSPA in Nagaland

On December 30, 2021, Central government declared entire Nagaland as a “disturbed area” for six more months, under the AFSPA Act. Key Facts This declaration will be in effect, starting from December 30, 2021. Government has also termed the state’s condition as “disturbed and dangerous”. This decision was taken days after the central government constituted ..

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Panel to look into AFSPA withdrawal from Nagaland

On December 26, 2021, Union Government constituted a high-level committee to look into withdrawal of AFSPA from Nagaland, in the aftermath of killing of six civilians in an Army ambush on December 4, 2021. About the Committee The five-member committee is chaired by a Secretary-level officer. Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India, Vivek Joshi ..

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Union Government extends AFSPA for another one year in Assam

Union Government has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 for another one year in Assam and has declared the entire ‘state of Assam’ as a ‘Disturbed Area’. As per government notification, this extension will for another one year beyond 03 November 2014 which is presently in force. Besides Assam, government has declared the ..

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