NIA arrests separatists Asiya Andrabi, Shabir Shah, Masarat Alam in terror funding case; court grants agency 10-day custody
A Delhi court on Tuesday sent separatists Masarat Alam, Asiya Andrabi and Shabir Shah to 10-day NIA custody in a terror funding case involving Jama'at-ud-Da'wah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind, a lawyer said.
Jammu and Kashmir: Masarat Alam's detention held illegal, HC orders release of hardline Hurriyat leader
Jammu and Kashmir High Court, while allowing Masarat's plea challenging the latest of the detention orders under Public Safety Act, held his detention illegal on several grounds.
The situation in Kashmir has not improved since the killing of Burhan Wani. It seems the state administration has not learnt from the past.
Separatist leader Masarat Alam was on Wednesday rearrested, a day after his release on a Jammu and Kashmir High Court order quashing his detention.
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court asked the state government to release separatist leader Masarat Alam, who has been in jail since April this year.
Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam re-arrested by police in Jammu jail premises after authorities released him following the Jammu and Kashmir High Court's order.
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday quashed the detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) of hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam.
The PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir is working to ensure that pro-Pakistan elements in the state are marginalised, BJP's Ram Madhav said.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed has promised to earmark 50 acres of land as a first installment for rehabilitation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits, Home Minister Rajnath Singh told Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat, arrested over rally where pro-Pakistan flags were raised, has been imposed with the Public Safety Act (PSA) by Jammu and Kashmir government.
Pakistan on Sunday condemned the use of force by security forces against protesters in Kashmir and said the arrest of separatist leaders in the Valley is a matter of concern.
Narendra Modi’s Kashmir policy is in tatters, characterized by U-turns and chronic indecisiveness in tackling the Hurriyat and its sponsors like America and Pakistan.
Clashes broke out between protesters and security forces soon after the Friday prayers concluded at the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of the city.
The arrest made on Friday morning is seen as a major setback to Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's initiative of "battle of ideas" which aimed to make separatism and separatists irrelevant
Separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat was arrested on Friday amid mounting outrage over raising of pro-Pakistan slogans and flags at a rally attended by him on Wednesday as the Centre said it was keeping a "close watch" on the situation in the Kashmir Valley which witnessed renewed violence.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh says Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam will go to jail again.
Noting that house arrest means they were "guests" of Jammu and Kashmir government, Singh recalled that BJP used to say that the erstwhile UPA government gave biryani to Kasab, who was convicted in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.
Congress was on Friday unimpressed by the action against hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani and separatist leader Masarat Alam, and wondered whether they have been arrested under charges of sedition for committing "anti-India act".
As separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir, Centre said it was keeping a "close watch" on the situation in the state.
Separatist leader Masarat Alam, who was released from jail in controversial circumstances by J&K chief minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed has been arrested once again.