What is AFSPA and why this act became necessary

AFSPA_Delhi_20111105_2_3New Delhi, Apr 04: The Bharatiya Janata Party has accused the Congress of trying to dilute the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA). Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Congress was trying to remove the shield for the Indian Army, after the Congress said in its manifesto that it would change some of the provisions in the act.

AFSPA was introduced to give the armed forces the power to maintain public order in disturbed areas.

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Technology, artificial based solutions: How Indian Army is countering Pakistan’s fake narrative

New Delhi, Feb 08: The Indian Army has flagged the rise in social media accounts being set up by Pakistan to lure the youth from Kashmir into terrorism. The General Officer Commanding in chief of the Northern Command, Lt General Ranbir Singh said that Pakistan is trying to alter the public opinion in Kashmir to disrupt peace and stability.

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Kudos: The last standing terrorist is dead in Baramulla, J&K

army-shopianNew Delhi, Jan 24: The killing of the three terrorists on Wednesday ensured that Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir became the first district in the state to become terrorist free.

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How Indian Army is fighting back the outbreak of Pakistani catfishing

New Delhi, Jan 17: With incident of honey-trapping of Indian soldiers on the rise, the Intelligence Bureau has issued an advisory warning of more such attempts by Pakistan. With the social media becoming a boon for agencies such as the ISI to lay traps on Indian soldiers, a list of dos and dont’s too would issued in due course of time.

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How an illegal telephone exchange in Hyderabad helped ISI snoop on the Indian Army

New Delhi, Dec 29: The busting of an illegal telephone exchange in Hyderabad has brought out further details on how the ISI is looking to tap into sensitive information relating to the Indian Army.

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To resolve Doklam issue, how Indian Army stood its ground against the Chinese

New Delhi, Dec 18: It took a lot of grit and determination to wade away the Chinese threat at Dolkam. It was the timely action of India’s security forces that checked the People’s Liberation Army from continuing with their road construction activity in South Doklam.

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37, in November, 227 this year: Here is how many terrorists Indian Army killed in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 30: There have been six encounters in nine days in Jammu and Kashmir and 28 terrorists were killed during this period. The month of November was a largely successful one for the security forces.

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BAT attack, infiltrations keeps Indian Army on its toes

securityforcesSrinagar, Oct 22: The Indian Army is gearing up to fight a huge infiltration bid planned by Pakistan. As part of the plan, Pakistan has decided to send in at least 300 of its terrorists into Indian soil.

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Is the Kashmir youth alienated? 82 joined terror groups, but 215 joined the Indian Army

army-soldiers-kashmirSrinagar, Aug 22: A top Army officer had an interesting point to make while speaking about the reported alienation of Kashmiri youth. If everybody is alienated in Kashmir, then why do such a huge number youth join the Indian Army, Lieutenant General Satish Duo asked.

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Revenge complete: How the Army smoked three terrorists out of their hole in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 23: Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir, Dr. S P Vaid said that the three terrorists who tortured and killed our colleague have been killed. For the Forces the revenge was sweet. Barely hours after three Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists abducted and killed Constable Saleem Shah, the Army launched a successful encounter to gun down all three.

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