Year since abrogation of Article 370, Mehbooba Mufti, other politicians still under detention as Centre claims normalcy
Home Ministry states that Valley's top politicians were released within seven months of scrapping of Article 370, but many leaders like Soz claim they were kept under illegal detention
Of the recently released mainstream Jammu and Kashmir leaders, none has publicly called for restoring Article 370. Their silence has not gone unnoticed.
Mufti will continue to remain under detention for another three months at her official residence, which has been declared a subsidiary jail.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday revoked the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA) against former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal and two PDP members
Omar Abdullah demands Mehbooba Mufti be set free, says 'shifting her home while keeping her under detention is cop out'
Mehbooba, the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, who has been detained under the Public Safety Act, was shifted from a make-shift jail to her 'Fairview' residence on Gupkar road here on Tuesday
Omar Abdullah, after release from detention, urges Centre to free political detainees, restore high-speed internet in wake of coronavirus outbreak
Omar Abdullah's release order was issued after charges under the Public Safety Act (PSA), slapped on him in February, were revoked
Initiating a discussion on the budgetary proposals and demand for grants for the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, Congress member Manish Tewari urged the government to 'open ears' and 'listen' to the voices of people
'Blatant violation of fundamental rights': Opposition seeks immediate release of three ex-Jammu and Kashmir CMs, other detained leaders
The Opposition on Monday issued a statement demanding the immediate release of all political detainees in Jammu and Kashmir, especially three former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti
Altaf Bukhari floats Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party; outfit aims to restore statehood, ensure safe return of Kashmiri Pandits
With the core agenda of restoring Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood, former state finance minister Altaf Bukhari on Sunday announced the formation of a new political outfit Jammu Kashmir Apni Party
Ex-PDP leader Altaf Bukhari to launch own party in J&K on Sunday, says can't turn clock back, but will work for 'return of statehood'
A new political party called the 'Jammu and Kashmir Apni (own) Party' (JKAP) will be launched on Sunday and will be led by former state finance minister Syed Altaf Bukhari, with a primary aim of providing "relief to people who have been facing uncertainty since 5 August last year".
With PDP and NC leaders in detention, the rise of non-BJP-averse leaders in Kashmir sets parties on new trajectories
As the Central government lends a helping hand to carve out new political formations in Jammu and Kashmir, older parties are withering away due to the inattention and perhaps aware of their dire situation, are also in a mood to renegotiate their party agendas
'Will salute Amit Shah if he dares to roam freely in Kashmir': Iltija Mufti says Valley angry with Centre, asserts she isn't anti-India for opposing BJP
Iltija Mufti has been vocal in her criticism of the abrogation of Article 370 and the subsequent restrictions imposed in Kashmir.
Former civil servant and chief of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples' Movement (JKPM) Shah Faesal has been booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) that allows detention without trial for up to three months and multiple extensions
Supreme Court bench to hear plea of Omar Abdullah’s sister challenging his detention under PSA today
Supreme Court judge Justice MM Shantanagoudar recused himself from hearing the plea filed by Sara Abdullah Pilot challenging the detention of her brother Omar Abdullah under the Public Safety Act
Supreme Court to hear former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah's sister's plea challenging his detention under PSA
The Supreme Court will hear on Wednesday a plea filed by former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah's sister challenging his detention under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978
PSA dossiers used to incarcerate Jammu and Kashmir’s politicians: Their sepia text comes through in Technicolor absurdity
Among the reasons given for detaining former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti under the stringent PSA are Abdullah's "considerable influence" over "gullible" masses, including the ability to attract voters to polling booths despite calls for boycott and Mufti's image among people as a "daddy's girl".
PSA against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti smacks of muddled thinking; reasons cited by Centre constitute theatre of absurd
The slapping of PSA was, in itself, an admission on the government’s part that it has no legitimate reason to keep the Abdullahs and Mufti behind detention.
Omar Abdullah's sister moves SC challenging his detention under PSA, says purpose of arrest to 'muzzle' Opposition
While former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah was booked under the PSA in September, 2019, two other former chief ministers, Omar Abdullah and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti, were booked under the stringent law on 6 February. In December 2019, Farooq's detention was extended for three more months.
PSA has been used over the decades in Kashmir as a quick-fix, but longterm damage on the republic will be serious
As Indians debate the incarceration of three former chief ministers under the PSA — Sheikh Abdullah's son, Farooq Abdullah; grandson, Omar Abdullah; their dogged opponent, Mehbooba Mufti— it's critical to understand the PSA isn't significant just for its constitutional perversions
Omar's 'considerable influence' over public, Mehbooba's 'support to separatists' reasons for detention under PSA: Police dossier
The 49-year-old Omar and the 60-year-old Mehbooba Mufti, who had been under preventive detention since 5 August last year, were booked under the PSA on 6 February