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Friday, May 29, 2020

Public Safety Act (PSA)


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.

In PDP leader’s PSA file: Referred to Geelani book, criticised Amit Shah

February 12, 2020 7:19 am

Naeem Akhtar, a close aide of former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, is among those detained since August 5 last year, following the Centre’s decision to revoke J&K’s special status under Article 370.

PSA detentions in J&K: One High Court judge quashes orders, another upholds

February 11, 2020 11:44 am

Two earlier judgments related to the PSA, passed by a single-judge bench of the Jammu & Kashmir High Court, had quashed administrative orders, underlining that preventive detention “cannot be used as an instrument to keep a person in perpetual custody without trial”.

A bizarre case

February 11, 2020 11:08 am

Grounds for slapping PSA on former CMs in Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti only underline how scandalous their continued detention is