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J&K: Govt Books NC Leader Under PSA For Being Hurriyat Sympathizer

Jul 15, 2021 Naseer Ganai

National Conference says the youth leader was arrested for seeking compensation for people in land acquisition

UAPA And PSA Go Side By Side In Kashmir

Jul 11, 2021 Naseer Ganai

There are instances where even juveniles were booked under the UAPA.

‘Geo-Political Position’ Of J&K Cited As Reason For Continuation Of Mehbooba’s Detention

Former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has been charged under the Public Safety Act. The government has claimed that Mehbooba’s ‘glorifying militant’ statements and the geographical proximity of J&K to Pakistan necessitate Mehbooba’s continued detention.

Iltija Mufti Moves Supreme Court, Files Fresh Petition For Mother’s Release

Sep 23, 2020 Naseer Ganai

On April 27, Mehbooba Mufti was shifted from the subsidiary jail in which she was detained to her home in Fairview, Gupkar Road, declaring the latter as a temporary subsidiary jail.

Will Release HC Bar Association Leader Qayoom Detained Under PSA: J-K Admin Tells Supreme Court

The J-K administration said it has decided to release Qayoom, nine days ahead of his current detention coming to an end on August 7, but he will have to remain in Delhi till then.

13 July, 2020

Kashmir: National Conference Moves HC For Release Of 16 Partymen Detained Since August 5

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The National Conference said the legal system will come to the rescue of its partymen who are in detention since August 5 last year, when the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was abrogated.

09 June, 2020

J-K Police Start Summoning People After Open FIR Against Criticising High Court Judgment

Naseer Ganai

Police filed an open FIR against people criticising the High Court judgment that upheld the detention of Kashmir Bar President Mian Qayoom on ideological grounds.

03 June, 2020

J-K Govt Revokes Stringent Public Safety Act Against Shah Faesal, To Be Released Soon

Outlook Web Bureau

The Jammu and Kashmir administration had arrested most of the political leaders after the abrogation of Article 370 in August last year.

13 May, 2020

Shah Faesal's Detention Extended By Three Months Under PSA, Hours Before Expiry

Naseer Ganai

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.

08 May, 2020

PSA Not Alternative To Political Outreach: PDP After Senior Leader Booked Again

Naseer Ganai

Early this week government booked Mehbooba under PSA after her earlier detention period expired.

06 May, 2020

PDP Says Extension Of Mehbooba Mufti's PSA Detention An Act Of 'Stifling Voices Of Reason'

Naseer Ganai

PDP says the extension of PSA against Mehbooba is a loud alarm that BJP is fearful to compete with the only woman CM J&K has ever had


07 April, 2020

Mehbooba Mufti’s Fairview Residence, Earlier Called Papa-2, Is Her Sub-Jail Now

Naseer Ganai

The Fairview residence of Mehbooba Mufti, now a makeshift jail, was also known Papa-2, the infamous torture center in Kashmir.

15 March, 2020

Have Asked J&K Parties To Unite To Bring Back Those Detained In Jails Outside UT: Farooq Abdullah


The veteran politician, who had gone to meet his son and former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday, said, 'I am acutely aware that compared to hundreds of Kashmiri families I have been far more fortunate.'

14 March, 2020

In A Different Kashmir, A Free Farooq Abdullah Chooses To Stay Mum On Politics For Now

Naseer Ganai

The senior NC leader and former J&K CM's silence after his release from detention has sparked speculation over the Valley's politics

14 March, 2020

After Seven Months, Farooq Abdullah Meets Incarcerated Son Omar Abdullah


Farooq Abdullah had requested the Jammu and Kashmir authority for permission to see his son for the first time in seven months

18 February, 2020

'Don't Know If PM Modi Is Misled Or He Misleads Intentionally': Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter

Outlook Web Bureau

Iltija said that though people of Kashmir are angry with local political leaders like Mehbooba Mufti and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, "they are more angry with the central government".

16 February, 2020

Police Description Of Mehbooba As 'Daddy's Girl' Not Part Of Grounds For PSA Detention


Officials say the police dossier is submitted to the district magistrate, who decides the grounds for detaining any person.


15 February, 2020

Kashmir: Former IAS Officer Shah Faesal Booked Under Public Safety Act

Outlook Web Bureau

The administration earlier booked former CMs, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, under the stringent PSA.

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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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