Since January this year, Shah Faesal broke his long silence and is seen praising the government.
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This year in January, Faesal broke his long silence and praised the government's vaccination drive.
Ever since Faesal stepped down from the chairmanship of his party he had maintained complete silence on all issues and even stopped tweeting.
BJP sides with father, Shah Faesal stays neutral
The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration was formed after a two-hour meet at Farooq Abdullah's residence.
Former IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan, who quit civil services last year, tells Outlook that he won't rejoin his post and that he will continue fighting for citizens' rights.
The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference accused Shah Faesal of 'sowing the seeds of despair and disillusionment' in the Valley.
In conversation with Outlook, former IAS officer from Jammu and Kashmir, Shah Faesal, says that he will not return to politics because he does not want to 'sell false dreams'.
Shah Faesal was arrested in August last year after he criticised the BJP-led central government's move to abrogate Article 370. He was released from detention in June and placed under house arrest.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration had arrested most of the political leaders after the abrogation of Article 370 in August last year.
In 2018, Faesal was enrolled in the Mid-Career MPA program at HKS as a Fulbright Scholar. Simultaneously, he set up a political party - the Jammu Kashmir People’s Movement - in Jan 2019 and quit the civil services.
Faesal was about to board a flight to the United States to complete his research study at the prestigious Harvard University on August 14, 2019, when he was denied permission to travel abroad and arrested.
Mainstream politics has changed in Jammu and Kashmir. Political parties, which were competing with each other have come together seeking release of political leaders like PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and her party's senior leader Naeem Akhtar, Shah Faesal, Sajad Lone, Ali Mohammad Sagar and others.
The administration earlier booked former CMs, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, under the stringent PSA.
According to the PDP, Sajad Lone, Faesal, PDP youth leaders Waheed Para, former MLA Ajaz Ahmad Mir were manhandled while being shifted to the MLA hostel in Srinagar.
The former IAS officer claimed in his petition that he was on his way to Harvard University in the US for higher studies when he was illegally detained at the Delhi airport under the Public Safety Act (PSA).
A bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal asked both sides to file their submissions and listed the matter for hearing on September 3.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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