Shah Faesal
India  /  Published 25.03.20

Cruel to continue detention of J&K politicians: Omar

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said he hoped the government would release politicians detained in Jammu and Kashmir, including PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, as it was cruel to conti...
By PTI in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.20

Civil service to politics. But why?

I think the first Indian Foreign Service officer to quit the service was Manohar Lal Sondhi of the 1956 batch, if memory serves right. There had been an earlier pull out – an officer with a Bengali ...
By Mani Shankar Aiyer in

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 10.10.19

Shehla Rashid quits Valley mainstream politics

The Centre’s recent decisions on Jammu and Kashmir have claimed their first political casualty in the Valley with activist and politician Shehla Rashid Shora quitting mainstream politics on Wednesda...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 09.10.19

Iltija reveals ‘PSA threat’

Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija on Tuesday said the government had threatened to book Kashmir’s jailed political leaders under the draconian Public Safety Act, which allows individuals to be held...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 12.09.19

Shah Faesal withdraws plea on detention

Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed bureaucrat turned politician Shah Faesal to withdraw his plea challenging his detention from IGI Airport here following the government’s move to scrap Jammu and ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.08.19

Wanted, private space to detain Kashmiris

Hundreds of people, including mainstream politicians, political workers and lawyers, have been detained or arrested in Jammu and Kashmir since the August 5 lockdown and the scrapping of the state’s ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.08.19

Shah Faesal detained in hotel

Shah Faesal, the IAS topper from Kashmir who gave up the civil service for public life, has been taken to a makeshift detention centre at the Centaur Hotel here since his detention early on Wednesday,...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 17.03.19

Kejriwal on lips, Faesal floats party

Kashmir seemed to have its Aam Aadmi Party moment on Sunday when its lone IAS topper, Shah Faesal, and rights activist Shehla Rashid floated a political party to bring “change” to the state.Faesal...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 12.01.19

Pro-India and pro-‘sentiment’

Shah Faesal, the lone civil service exam topper from the Valley, kicked off his political journey on Friday, opting for the pro-India camp over the separatists but swearing loyalty to the “sentiment...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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