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In PSA ‘Infested’ J&K, Sedition Law Is A Recent Entry

In PSA ‘Infested’ J&K, Sedition Law Is A Recent Entry

Lawyers in J&K say the administration's usual practice in most of the cases where the courts grant bail to the accused arrested under the UAPA or sedition or other sections is to use the Public Safety Act, a preventive detention law, to keep people under...

12 May 2022
J&K: Govt Books NC Leader Under PSA For Being Hurriyat Sympathizer

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

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

15 July 2021

UAPA And PSA Go Side By Side In Kashmir

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

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16 October 2020

‘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’...

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23 September 2020
Iltija Mufti Moves Supreme Court, Files Fresh Petition For Mother’s Release

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

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...


29 July 2020
Will Release HC Bar Association Leader Qayoom Detained Under PSA: J-K Admin Tells Supreme Court

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...


13 July 2020
Kashmir: National Conference Moves HC For Release Of 16 Partymen Detained Since August 5

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

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...


09 June 2020
J-K Police Start Summoning People After Open FIR Against Criticising High Court Judgment

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

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


03 June 2020
J-K Govt Revokes Stringent Public Safety Act Against Shah Faesal, To Be Released Soon

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

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


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13 May 2020
Shah Faesal's Detention Extended By Three Months Under PSA, Hours Before Expiry

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

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...


08 May 2020
PSA Not Alternative To Political Outreach: PDP After Senior Leader Booked Again

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

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'

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

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

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

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


20 March 2020
Party Time? Not Yet

15 March 2020
Have Asked J&K Parties To Unite To Bring Back Those Detained In Jails Outside UT: Farooq Abdullah

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...


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14 March 2020
In A Different Kashmir, A Free Farooq Abdullah Chooses To Stay Mum On Politics For Now

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

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

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


06 March 2020
A Prisoner Of The Nation

18 February 2020
'Don't Know If PM Modi Is Misled Or He Misleads Intentionally': Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter

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

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


16 February 2020
Police Description Of Mehbooba As 'Daddy's Girl' Not Part Of Grounds For PSA Detention

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

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

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


14 February 2020
SC Notice To J&K Administration On Plea Challenging Omar Abdullah's Detention

SC Notice To J&K Administration On Plea Challenging Omar Abdullah's Detention

Sara Abdullah Pilot had on Monday approached the top court challenging her brother's detention under the Public Safety Act, saying the order was 'manifestly...


14 February 2020
Medieval Dossiers

Medieval Dossiers

Former J&K CMs get a taste of PSA’s draconian absurdities


12 February 2020
J&K: PDP Leader Booked Under PSA For Criticising Amit Shah

J&K: PDP Leader Booked Under PSA For Criticising Amit Shah

Two former CMs -- Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti -- have also been booked under controversial PSA.


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