June 19, 2020 5:01 am
With their release, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti remains one of the last mainstream political leaders booked and detained under PSA. Others, including People’s Conference chairman Sajad Lone, are under house arrest.
March 25, 2020 11:38 pm
Government must urgently release remaining prisoners in Kashmir and restore high speed internet in these anxious times.
March 14, 2020 6:25 am
Farooq Abdullah has been set free after 221 days. He was under preventive detention first, and charged under the Public Safety Act in September. His detention was last extended on March 11 for three months.
March 03, 2020 5:57 am
The bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Indira Banerjee decided to hear the plea after the J&K administration told the bench “there was ample material and grounds to issue the impugned order of detention against” the former J&K Chief Minister.
February 10, 2020 7:08 am
At least 300 cases challenging preventive detentions made under the PSA — the law allows for detention without a formal charge and without trial for up to two years — are pending before the High Court.
January 02, 2020 7:10 am
The court has asked authorities to ensure Mian Abdul Qayoom is “provided adequate medical treatment”.
December 09, 2019 6:52 am
Shah, who was seriously unwell at the time of arrest, told The Indian Express, “I am waiting for what happens on Monday (in SC) and then I will go to the hospital. I am very unwell.”
September 26, 2019 7:00 am
The order for detention of the two lawyers signed by District Magistrate, Srinagar, followed dossiers prepared by J&K Police.
September 26, 2019 3:10 am
In rejecting the plea, the High Court observed that “judicial review” of detention order “before it is actually executed” is to be done “sparingly”.
May 28, 2019 7:41 pm
The detention was followed up by preparation of dossiers by Kishtwar district police which were then forwarded by Senior Superintendent of Police, Shakti K. Pathak to the District Magistrate Angrez Singh.