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Farooq Abdullah spends first day after detention under PSA meeting daughter and sister, reading newspapers

The National Conference president has been booked under the 'public order' provision of the PSA, under which a person can be kept in jail for six months without a trial, the officials said.

Release detained leaders, stop creating space for terrorists in J&K: Rahul to Centre

“It’s obvious that the Government is trying to remove nationalist leaders like Farooq Abdullah Ji to create a political vacuum in Jammu & Kashmir that will be filled by terrorists,” Gandhi said.


NC MP questions Farooq Abdullah’s PSA detention, party eyes legal move

National Conference MP Hasnain Masoodi pointed out that then Prime Minister A B Vajpayee had deputed Farooq to put forth India’s stand in the UN Commission on Human Rights at Geneva.

Opposition leaders condemn PSA move against NC chief Farooq Abdullah

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury called the move a “brazen attack on democratic rights and civil liberties of a sitting MP” and “a cowardly afterthought by the BJP government”.

PM Modi met Farooq Abdullah, now he is a threat? Owaisi slams Centre's decision

Abdullah, who has been under detention since August 5, was booked under the PSA for being a “threat to public order” and may now remain under detention for one year or longer.

SC issues notice to Centre, J&K on detention of NC chief Farooq Abdullah

The Indian Express has learnt that Farooq Abdullah has been detained under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act. Sources


Thou shalt not

Courts have expanded contours of free speech but their curious gag orders in J&K are shrinking it

J-K High Court: MPs can meet Farooq, Omar Abdullah but can’t brief press

Following the Centre’s decision to scrap J&K’s special status, Farooq Abdullah has been placed under house arrest in Srinagar while Omar Abdullah has been detained at Hari Niwas.

Vaiko files habeas corpus plea in Supreme Court, says unable to contact Farooq Abdullah

Through his plea, the Rajya Sabha MP urged the court to do the needful to enable Abdullah to attend the conference.

Quiet, lonely Eid for Farooq and Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti

The three leaders were detained after the Centre revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370 and proposed that the state be bifurcated into the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

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Patiala court scuffle is attack on India’s democracy: Farooq

Srinagar, Feb 18 (ANI): Condemning the JNU row, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Patron Farooq Abdullah said that the scuffle between lawyers and students outside the Patiala House Court is an attack on India’s democracy. Farooq added that the entire JNU row has been exaggerated and the Vice Chancellor should have handled it himself. Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) founder Lalu Prasad Yadav accused the Delhi Police for being a mere spectator in the JNU row, alleging that they are acting on behalf of the Centre.

Delay in govt. formation bad for state: Farooq Abdullah

Jammu, Jan 17 (ANI): National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that delay in government formation in Jammu and Kashmir is bad for the state as it is a border state. He further said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should form the government as they had mandate in the assembly elections.