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J&K High Court notice to MHA on plea challenging ban on Jamaat-e-Islami

On February 28, the MHA declared Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir as an “unlawful” association, banning it under Section 3 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

After ban on J&K Jamaat-e-Islami, government set to curb its online presence

The Jamaat-e-Islami had earlier been banned, for two years, in 1975, and in April 1990 for three years.

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Mehbooba Mufti rallies in support of Jamaat in south Kashmir

Hundreds of PDP activists, led by party president and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, took to the streets in south Kashmir’s Anantnag town, demanding revocation of the ban on Jamaat.

Jamaat-e-Islami ban: No plans to seize mosques, schools, says J&K govt

The government order has come a day after government issued notices to schools run by FAT. FAT runs over 300 schools across the state.

Three Jamaat-e-Islami leaders arrested, dozen assets sealed in Jammu

A notification, banning the group under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, was issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs after a high-level meeting on security, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Ban on Jamaat-e-Islami: MHA gives J&K Governor powers to order seizure of funds, assets

As per Section 42 of the Act, the Centre “may delegate all or any of the powers which may be exercised by it under Section 7, or Section 8, or both”.

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PDP, NC oppose ban on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir

A notification, banning the group under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, was issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs after a high-level meeting on security, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jamaat-e-Islami (J&K) is banned, Govt says it is in close touch with militants

Banning the organisation for five years under Section 3 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said the JeI is “involved in anti-national and subversive” activities “intending to cause disaffection”.

Explained: What is Jamaat-e-Islami?

Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmur is a socio-religious political party founded before partition in 1942. The organisation, which has a strong cadre base in J&K, is separate from Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and is more inclined towards Pakistan.

Top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami arrested in Bangladesh: reports

Police raided a house where the Jamaat leaders met to discuss a plan to "create political anarchy", the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Detective Branch Deputy Commissioner reportedly said.

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