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Shehla Rashid's father alleges daughter sent him death threats, demands probe against her NGOs
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Shehla Rashid's father alleges daughter sent him death threats, demands probe against her NGOs

The activist termed her father's statement 'absolutely disgusting and baseless' and said this was his reaction after a court denied him entry to their Srinagar home

Supreme Court begins hearing petitions challenging Centre's 5 August decision to abrogate of Article 370
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Supreme Court begins hearing petitions challenging Centre's 5 August decision to abrogate of Article 370

The court, which had earlier put an embargo on filing of any fresh writ petition challenging the abrogation of Article 370, had said it would hear only these two pleas as they have raised some important issues.

Shehla Rashid sedition case: Delhi court disposes of activist's anticipatory bail plea, tells police to give her 10-day notice before arrest
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Shehla Rashid sedition case: Delhi court disposes of activist's anticipatory bail plea, tells police to give her 10-day notice before arrest

A court Friday directed Delhi Police to give 10-day pre-arrest notice to Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader Shehla Rashid, booked for sedition over her controversial tweets on Kashmir, in case the need arises to arrest her.

Shehla Rashid quits electoral politics to oppose BDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, says won't partake in legitimising 'suppression'
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Shehla Rashid quits electoral politics to oppose BDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, says won't partake in legitimising 'suppression'

Shehla Rashid claimed political leaders in the state are being forced to contest elections only on the issue of restoration of statehood and asked to keep quiet about Article 370 and bifurcation of the state.

Delhi court grants interim protection from arrest to activist Shehla Rashid in connection with sedition case filed by SC lawyer
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Delhi court grants interim protection from arrest to activist Shehla Rashid in connection with sedition case filed by SC lawyer

Patiala House Court on Monday granted interim protection from arrest to activist Shehla Rashid in connection with a recent FIR lodged against her under sedition charges

Activist Shehla Rashid booked by Delhi Police on charges of sedition, promoting enmity over Kashmir tweets
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Activist Shehla Rashid booked by Delhi Police on charges of sedition, promoting enmity over Kashmir tweets

The FIR was registered on 3 September under Sections 124A, 153A, 153, 504 and 505 of the IPC

Shehla Rashid reasserts claims about human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir; gets into argument with journalists over issue
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Shehla Rashid reasserts claims about human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir; gets into argument with journalists over issue

Shehla Rashid asserted that she stands by her comments about alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, as she got into an argument with journalists over the issue.

Lawyer files complaint against Shehla Rashid for spreading 'fake news' about armed forces in Kashmir, wants her tried under sedition charges
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Lawyer files complaint against Shehla Rashid for spreading 'fake news' about armed forces in Kashmir, wants her tried under sedition charges

A Supreme Court lawyer filed a criminal complaint against Shehla Rashid for allegedly spreading fake news against the Indian Army and the government.

Indian Army rejects Shehla Rashid's allegations on Kashmir situation as 'unverified and fake news', calls them 'baseless'
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Indian Army rejects Shehla Rashid's allegations on Kashmir situation as 'unverified and fake news', calls them 'baseless'

The Indian Army rejected Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader Shehla Rashid's allegations regarding situation in Jammu and Kashmir and termed them 'baseless'

Shah Faesal-led JKMP, Awami Ittehad Party form alliance ahead of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections
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Shah Faesal-led JKMP, Awami Ittehad Party form alliance ahead of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections

The J&K People's Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal on Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party.

Despite CPI backing Kanhaiya Kumar for Begusarai, ex-student leader's political prospects dim without grand alliance support
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Despite CPI backing Kanhaiya Kumar for Begusarai, ex-student leader's political prospects dim without grand alliance support

With RJD vetoing Kanhaiya Kumar as a grand alliance candidate from Begusarai, the former JNUSU president's political prospects have been reduced significantly in the Lok Sabha polls

Shah Faesal launches Jammu and Kashmir Peoples' Movement; aims to pursue peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue
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Shah Faesal launches Jammu and Kashmir Peoples' Movement; aims to pursue peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue

Former IAS officer Shah Faesal Sunday launched his political outfit - Jammu and Kashmir Peoples' Movement (JKPM) - promising a youth-oriented politics

DoT official Ashish Joshi suspended day after filing complaint against Kapil Mishra for 'incendiary' video
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DoT official Ashish Joshi suspended day after filing complaint against Kapil Mishra for 'incendiary' video

Ashish Joshi had written a letter to Commissioner of Police, Delhi, Amulya Patnaik on Monday urging the top police officer to take action against the "inflammatory and incendiary video" and for "hate mongering" under section 153 A of the Indian Penal Code

In Twitter video, rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra calls Barkha Dutt, Shehla Rashid 'traitors', says they should be 'dragged out of homes'
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In Twitter video, rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra calls Barkha Dutt, Shehla Rashid 'traitors', says they should be 'dragged out of homes'

Rebel Aam Adami Party MLA Kapil Mishra is in the news again — this time, for declaring in a video on Twitter that "we will wage a war against traitors" for their anti-national comments. In the clip, he sings that they "should be dragged out of their homes onto the streets".

Dehradun Police registers FIR against JNU activist Shehla Rashid for 'rumour-mongering' in wake of Pulwama encounter
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Dehradun Police registers FIR against JNU activist Shehla Rashid for 'rumour-mongering' in wake of Pulwama encounter

Shehla Rashid stated in her tweet on Saturday evening that 15-20 Kashmiri girls were trapped in a hostel of Dolphin College in Dehradun, while an angry mob outside demanded that they be expelled from the hostels.

Congress dubs as 'manufactured controversy' reports of inviting Kanhaiya Kumar, Shehla Rashid for party event
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Congress dubs as 'manufactured controversy' reports of inviting Kanhaiya Kumar, Shehla Rashid for party event

The Congress on Monday dubbed as "manufactured controversy" the reports that it had withdrawn invites to former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Kanhaiya Kumar and Shehla Rashid to an event organised by the party's minority cell.

Kanhaiya Kumar dubs Delhi Police chargesheet in sedition case 'politically motivated', Shehla Rashid calls it 'manufactured controversy'
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Kanhaiya Kumar dubs Delhi Police chargesheet in sedition case 'politically motivated', Shehla Rashid calls it 'manufactured controversy'

The Delhi Police charged former JNU students Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans during a campus event on 9 February, 2016, to commemorate the hanging of Parliament attack mastermind Afzal Guru.

'Just periods': How link between PMDD, an extreme form of PMS, and depression is trivialised, lacks awareness in India
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'Just periods': How link between PMDD, an extreme form of PMS, and depression is trivialised, lacks awareness in India

Women like Shehla Rashid, who bring matters such as PMS and PMDD and their links to suicide to the public domain and also initiate discussion, must be appreciated

Online rape threats, abuse and vicious attacks: The price that Indian women in politics pay for being opinionated
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Online rape threats, abuse and vicious attacks: The price that Indian women in politics pay for being opinionated

As the country hopes for a more gender-balanced political participation, the vitriolic hate spewed against women politicians becomes a major deterrent.

BJP-PDP alliance doomed from start, Kashmir voters will support NC next time: Shehla Rashid tells Firstpost
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BJP-PDP alliance doomed from start, Kashmir voters will support NC next time: Shehla Rashid tells Firstpost

Shehla Rashid Shora, former vice-president of JNU Students' Union with roots in Kashmir, recently spoke about the ongoing crisis in the state and its widespread implications