Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

AFSPA extended for six more months in the state of Assam

The extension of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958  has been announced by the Assam government for 6 more months in the state, which is going to be effective from 28th August. What is ..

Nagaland declared “disturbed area” for 6 more months

The Government of India has declared Nagaland as “disturbed area” for another 6 months till December, 2020. Highlights The state of Nagaland has been declared as “disturbed area” under Section 3 of AFSPA (Armed Forces ..

Report of the 3-member panel of interlocutors on Jammu & Kashmir submitted

In October 2010, Government of India had appointed a group of three interlocutors to hold sustained dialogue with all sections of the people in Jammu and Kashmir. They were as follows: Dr. Dileep Padgaonkar: Dr. ..

Current Affairs: November 5, 2011

SRI city inaugurated Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy inaugurated Sri City- South India s largest private sector owned multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Tada. Nationwide sit in protest held to support ..

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958(AFSPA)

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram recently said that a consensus is being built to amend Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA). The minister said that the Act can be amended only after a consensus ..