Human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir Current Affairs, GK & News
Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah was detained under the State’s Public Safety Act in the Jammu and Kashmir. How the law came into being? The Jammu & Kashmir Public Safety Act was introduced by Sheikh Abdullah (Farooq Abdullah’s father) in 1978. It was introduced to prevent timber smuggling, and keep the smugglers ..
Topics: Geography of Asia • Human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir • Indian Muslims • Jammu and Kashmir • Kashmir conflict • Kashmiri people • Law • Law enforcement in India • National Security Act • Prevention • Preventive detention • Sheikh Abdullah
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 ..
Topics: Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act • Asia • Geography of Asia • Human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir • Jamia Millia Islamia • Jammu • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu Division • Kashmir Conflict • Political geography • Radha Kumar
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 ..
Topics: Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act • Geography of Asia • Human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir • Human rights in India • India • Indian Army • Jammu and Kashmir • Kashmir Conflict • Kashmir unrest • Military history of India • Tripura