August 16, 2020 9:23 am
Faesal's resignation had not been accepted by the government, pending the investigation into some of his posts on social media. That his resignation was never accepted means “the door is open for him” to rejoin the IAS.
August 11, 2020 8:58 am
From Sachin Pilot meeting Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi in Delhi to Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) president Shah Faesal quitting politics, read the top stories from print edition today.
August 11, 2020 7:58 am
Shah Faesal said he realised that in politics it was really hard to tell the truth to public. “I did not want to lead Kashmiris down the garden path and raise unrealistic expectations.”
August 11, 2020 7:20 am
On Monday, Shah Faesal stepped down as the President of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM), a political party he founded after resigning from the government and confirmed to The Indian Express he has quit politics.
August 10, 2020 9:11 pm
Faesal had dropped a hint about stepping away from politics on Sunday as he edited his personal details on Twitter, removing the reference to his political affiliations.
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.
June 03, 2020 6:55 pm
Shah Faesal, who started a political outfit - the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement - in March last year, had been under preventive detention since August 2019.
February 16, 2020 5:17 am
Dossier quotes from his social media posts
February 15, 2020 7:56 pm
The move comes days after Public Safety Act (PSA) was invoked against former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti. Omar’s father and Lok Sabha MP Farooq Abdullah is also booked under the PSA.
December 11, 2019 4:00 am
The court said it will hear more on this when it resumes hearing Wednesday.