Public Safety Act
Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

Kashmir and the West Bank

On August 5, the Indian government revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status in terms of autonomy, deploying around 2,00,000 additional troops in the Valley. The action restricted eight million peo...
By Nilesh Jain

India  /  Published 17.09.19

Congress's Kapil Sibal protests Farooq's detention under draconian law

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday hit out at the BJP over the detention of Farooq Abdullah under the Public Safety Act and questioned whether the step was prompted by MDMK chief Vaiko’s ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Detention continues for Mehbooba Mufti

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, who was detained under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), is being shifted to her official residence that has been converted into a subsidia...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 24.03.20

Omar Abdullah steps out into ‘very different world’

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah walked free on Tuesday after nearly eight months in captivity, only to find himself in a “very different world” where fighting the deadly coronavirus seemed to ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 24.03.20

Politicians welcome Omar's release

Several political parties in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday hailed the release of National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah from over seven months of detention after abrogation of special provisi...
By Our Bureau and PTI in Srinagar


India  /  Published 15.03.20

Farooq clears air on silence since release

Former chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir was still not conducive for a “political discourse”, clarifying why he had been avoiding political statement...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 15.02.20

Shah Faesal booked under PSA

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has booked former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal under the controversial Public Safety Act, official sources said on Saturday. Faesal, who has been un...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 14.02.20

SC notice to J&K on Omar's detention

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday on a plea filed by Sara Abdullah Pilot challenging the detention of her brother and National Conference leader Omar ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Turn Kashmir into central jail: Tarigami

Senior CPM leader from Kashmir, Yousuf Tarigami, on Wednesday sarcastically suggested that the Centre notify Jammu and Kashmir as a “central jail” so that the government no longer has to enforce d...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.20

Muscle power in Kashmir

Separating the surreal from the real is getting increasingly difficult in Kashmir. The former state, which was turned into a Union territory with a single stroke of a unilateral brush, remains under s...
By The Editorial Board


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