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Pulwama Terrorist Attack: Must contain spilling over of revengeful emotions Admiral Ramdas's message for Citizens Against Terror

The tragic event of the suicide bomber attack on the convoy at Pulwama resulting in the deaths of 41 CRPF Jawans, is despicable and condemnable. A proper enquiry must identify the causes and the weaknesses and failures that have resulted in this tragedy. On behaIf of my wife and myself, I would like to convey…

Pulwama Terrorist Attack: Stop and Contemplate what can be done to Avoid such Massacres Julio Ribeiro's message for Citizens Against Terror

The spirit of Nationalism has been demonstrably proved all over the country when thousands of ordinary citizens spontaneously met in groups, at street corners and in halls, to show their sympathy with the 41 C.R.P.F. Jawans who were killed in one instant explosion triggered by a fidayeen. They also demonstrated their anger against those who…

Citizens Condemn Pulwama Terror Attack, Appeal for Unity The Siasat Daily

We, as citizens of Mumbai, a city that has been target of brute acts of terror from across the border several times, and all of India, strongly condemn the latest such attack at Pulwama when the country has lost 44 selfless, jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Kashmir on February 14.…

Citizens Condemn Pulwama Terror Attack, Appeal for Unity Condolence Meet to be held in Mumbai

We, the citizens of India, strongly condemn the brutal terrorist attack in Pulwama that led India to lose 44 brave jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), when their convoy was attacked on February 14. As citizens of Mumbai, a city that has been target of brute acts of terror from across the border several…

Pulwama Terror Attack: Justice, not Revenge, will Help us all Heal From the Secretary's Desk

India lost 44 of her bravest sons when terrorists attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Kashmir on February 14. The country was left juggling extreme emotions ranging from numbing shock to inescapable grief and even bouts of blinding rage at this senseless massacre. Many people though took to coping with these emotions…

State’s use of Anti-terror Laws against Dissenters also a form of Terrorism Petitioners against Arrest of Activists speak up

When human five rights activists were arrested by the Pune Police in what was seen as a nationwide crackdown on dissenting voices, civil society members led by Romila Thapar moved the Supreme Court against this. Today after the apex court disposed the petition and directed the activists to seek relief from lower courts, the petitioners…

Ready reckoner to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 Understand what is "unlawful" and what constitutes a "terrorist act"

Here are provisions under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 that deal with defining terrorists and terrorist activity as well as punishments prescribed for such acts. What constitutes a terrorist act (Sec. 15): Whoever, with intent to threaten the unity, integrity, security or sovereignty of India or to strike terror in the people or any…

Increased Cross-border Shelling has devastated lives: Concerned Citizens Group Six fold increase in ceasefire violations, 40,000 civilians evacuated

In view of the rise in cross-border firing between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, the Concerned Citizens’ Group (CCG) decided to visit some of the affected areas. They also held discussions with prominent opinion makers in Jammu and in Srinagar. The primary rationale…

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