Public Safety Act
India  /  Published 01.08.20

Mehbooba detention extended

People’s Conference leader Sajjad Lone was freed on Friday following year-long captivity while former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s detention under the Public Safety Act was extended by ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 21.07.20

Omar: no link with Rajasthan

The political crisis in Rajasthan has set the temperatures soaring in Jammu and Kashmir with former chief minister Omar Abdullah warning Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel of legal action for ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 12.07.20

Separatist leader, Jamaat members to be booked under PSA: Police

Separatist Hurriyat leader Ashraf Sehrai and some members of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami have been detained and are likely to be booked under the stringent Public Safety Act, Jammu and Kashmir police c...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 14.12.19

Farooq Abdullah's detention extended by 3 months

The detention of Farooq Abdullah, a three-term chief minister of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, was extended on Saturday by three months and he would continue to remain at his residence that ha...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 14.02.20

Plea in vain for early hearing on Omar

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration on a petition challenging the fresh detention order on February 5 against former chief minister Omar ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Supreme Court judge leaves Omar case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned hearing of a petition relating to the alleged illegal detention of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah under the Public Safety Act after one ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.04.20

Coronavirus role in release of detainees

The Jammu and Kashmir administration under lieutenant governor G.C. Murmu has released dozens of purported pro-azadi Kashmiri activists jailed in the Union Territory and elsewhere, the global pandemic...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Elder sister 17, sibling ‘adult’ and fit for PSA in J&K

Gousia Bashir, 17, sobbed that she had been orphaned for a second time.Her 14-year-old brother, who had dropped out of school to become the family’s breadwinner, was arrested under the draconian Pub...
By Muzaffar Raina in

India  /  Published 15.03.20

Farooq calls for bringing political detainees back to J&K

NC president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday asked all political parties of Jammu and Kashmir to jointly appeal to the Centre to bring back all detainees lodged outside the Union territory on 'humanitarian'...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 11.03.20

396 held under Public Safety Act in Kashmir

As many as 396 people have been detained in Kashmir under the Public Safety Act (PSA) since the scrapping of the erstwhile state’s special status on August 5 last year, the Union home ministry told ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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