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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Public Safety Act (PSA)


In Biden team, a cousin of man held in J&K under PSA post-August 5

January 24, 2021 4:44 pm

Sameera Fazili's cousin Mubeen Shah was released in December 2019, and his is a rare case in which the J&K administration withdrew the PSA.

'It's a game of who blinks first but the bad news for them is that it's not going to be my mother'

July 29, 2020 8:32 am

Iltija Mufti, daughter of former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti, says she is no politician but her mother's detention has forced her to speak up against all that has unfolded in Kashmir over the last year.

After 10 months, Shah Faesal, two PDP leaders released; PSA charges revoked

June 04, 2020 3:15 am

On August 14 last year, Faesal was prevented from boarding a flight from New Delhi to Istanbul. He was then flown back to Srinagar and placed under detention at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre along with other political leaders.

Jammu and Kashmir: In a first, PSA detainees in jails outside UT to be released

April 14, 2020 12:41 am

Those to be freed are from jails in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

Thank all who fought for my freedom, says Farooq Abdullah after being released from detention

March 14, 2020 6:17 am

"Today I don't have words. I am free today. Now, I will be able to go to Delhi and attend Parliament and speak for you all," Abdullah said while addressing reporters from his house.

SC issues notice to J-K on plea challenging Mehbooba Mufti detention under PSA

February 26, 2020 12:40 pm

Iltija had filed a habeas corpus petition in the top court challenging the government's order on February 5 for invoking the Public Safety Act (PSA) against Mehbooba Mufti.

Delhi: Protest at Jantar Mantar against imposition of PSA on political leaders in Kashmir

February 21, 2020 3:40 am

The protest, which was organised by a group of NGOs, youth alliances and students, also saw performances of traditional Kashmiri music and songs. 

J&K: Shah Faesal booked under PSA for ‘soft separatism’

February 16, 2020 5:17 am

Dossier quotes from his social media posts

SC notice to J&K on plea challenging Omar’s detention

February 15, 2020 3:10 am

The petition had come up before a three-judge bench on February 12. One of the judges - Justice M Shantanagoudar - recused himself from hearing it, following which, it was listed on Friday before the bench headed by Justice Mishra.

SC to hear plea against detention of Omar Abdullah under PSA tomorrow after judge recuses

February 12, 2020 10:50 am

Omar Abdullah’s ability to "convince his electorate to vote in huge numbers” were among the reasons cited by the J&K administration for invoking the PSA against him.


After being released from detention, here is how Mehbooba Mufti spent her day

October 14, 2020 5:28 pm

Mufti, along with the entire separatist and mainstream leadership, was detained by the J&K Police on August 5 last year; the day the Centre abrogated Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and downgraded the state into two Union Territories.