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AFSPA, DAA to be Revoked in J&K: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has assured the people of the state that the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act and the Disturbed Areas Act would be revoked in some parts of the state very soon. Oct 21, 2011

Former Karnataka CM Surrenders, Sent to Jail

Former chief minister of Karnataka B S Yeddyurappa surrendered before a session court judge and was remanded to judicial custody on Saturday as the court rejected his bail plea. Oct 15, 2011
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Supreme Court Affords Kasab Chance to Defend Himself

In a landmark verdict that upholds the spirit of democracy in the country, the Supreme Court of India has stayed the death sentence previously given, by a Mumbai Trial Court and upheld by the Bombay High Court, to Ajmal Amir Kasab, 24. Oct 10, 2011

Bollywood and Controversy: A Rundown of Some Controversial Films

Bollywood films on controversial subjects and with scenes that fall afoul of India's Central Board of Film Certification are nothing new. Most recently, Pankaj Kapoor's "Mausam" earned the wrath of the Indian Air Force (IAF), who demanded the deletion and re-working of certain scenes. Oct 2, 2011

Pak Filmmakers Seek Curbs on Bollywood Movies

In a bid to combat the supremacy of Bollywood films in Pakistan, a petition was filed in a Lahore court by Pakistani filmmakers demanding a curb on the screening of films from India. Sep 28, 2011
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Protesting AFSPA: People Extend Support to Irom Sharmila

In a bid to create nationwide awareness about the decade long fast launched by Manipuri social activist Irom Sharmila Chanu against the Arm Forces Special Power Act- 1958(AFSPA) silent protests were organized in Bangalore and New Delhi. Sep 25, 2011