Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

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. ileep Padgaonkar is a journalist, editor and author. He worked in various capacities in journalistic field including Executive Editor and ..

News Today: 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 Sharmila A nation-wide sit in protest were organised by Sharmila Kanba Lup, an organization working to save Sharmila as Irom ..

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 is built among the government.Regarding Jammu & Kashmir, he said that if  the state withdraws the Disturbed Areas Act, AFSPA ..

News Today : October 16 -19, 2011

“Occupy Wall Street” Movement: Protesters fill New York City’s Times Square Thousands of protesters occupied New York City’s Times Square, buoyed by a day of demonstrations around the world in support of their month long campaign against corporate greed. It is a People powered Movement, Ongoing in New York City based in Zuccotti Park in ..