Source: The post is based on the following articles “Express View on Oting killings case in Nagaland: A betrayal of the promise of justice” published in the Indian Express on 18th April 2023. “Promoting impunity – Denial of nod to prosecute Army men in Oting massacre is disconcerting” published in The Hindu on 18th April 2023. Syllabus: GS –… Continue reading Express View on Oting killings case in Nagaland: A betrayal of the promise of justice
Source: The post is based on the article “No Trial Is Error – Allow prosecution of soldiers accused of killing innocents” published in The Times of India on 15th April 2023. Syllabus: GS – 3: Security challenges and their management in border areas. Relevance: About prosecution of soldiers. News: In 2021, a commando unit opened fire and killed… Continue reading No Trial Is Error – Allow prosecution of soldiers accused of killing innocents
News: The Centre has decided to reduce the area under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the states of Assam, Manipur and Nagaland The act has been withdrawn entirely from 23 districts in Assam; and partially from seven districts in Nagaland, six districts in Manipur, and one district in Assam. Once the decision… Continue reading Explained: AFSPA and the Northeast
News: Recently, the army operation resulted in the tragic death of 14 civilians in Nagaland, due to mistaken identity as insurgents. The incident occurred in a district inhabited by the Konyak tribe, who have generally been supportive of the government. Must read: Nagaland killings should prompt a broad rethink What was the response to the incident?… Continue reading Before criticising AFSPA, a full probe is necessary
News:Government has decided to extend Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act for six more months in Assam. Facts: Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act: The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act was enacted in 1958 to bring under control what the government of India considered ‘disturbed’ areas. What is a disturbed area? The state or central government considers… Continue reading AFSPA Extended for Six Months in Assam
Read In-depth analysis of all the Editorials here Source : AFSPA revoked in Meghalaya, parts of Arunachal Analysis : Armed Forces Special Powers Act: Revoked in Meghalaya.