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File photo of former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah.(AFP)

Release Omar Abdullah soon, or will hear his sister’s plea: Supreme Court to Centre

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 12:49 PM IST
The NC leader has been in detention under the Public Safety Act since August 5 last year, when the Centre revoked the Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and divided the state into two union territories.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged with the 24-member delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party on issues including concerns on demographic change, a delimitation exercise Jammu and Kashmir and grant of state domicile.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged with the 24-member delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party on issues including concerns on demographic change, a delimitation exercise Jammu and Kashmir and grant of state domicile.(PTI)

Will work with all for Jammu and Kashmir statehood, says PM Narendra Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Srinagar | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 06:42 AM IST
Prime Minister Modi made the statement at a meeting with a 24-member delegation of the newly formed Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party, led by its leader Altaf Bukhari, a day after setting free former chief minister Farooq Abdullah from detention under the tough Public Safety Act (PSA).
Ex-RAW chief AS Dulat said that Farooq Abdullah also expressed concern about the impact of the nullification of Article 370 and all the subsequent developments in Kashmir on his grandchildren.(Ravindra Joshi/HT File Photo)
Ex-RAW chief AS Dulat said that Farooq Abdullah also expressed concern about the impact of the nullification of Article 370 and all the subsequent developments in Kashmir on his grandchildren.(Ravindra Joshi/HT File Photo)

Farooq may respond if govt reaches out, says Ex-RAW chief AS Dulat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 01:45 PM IST
The government sent Dulat on a top secret mission to Srinagar, to meet the former CM and suss out his mood after the nullification of Article 370 in August last year.
Farooq Abdullah offers prayers at his father Sheikh Abdullah's grave at Hazratbal on the banks of the Dal Lake, in Srinagar on Friday(PTI)
Farooq Abdullah offers prayers at his father Sheikh Abdullah's grave at Hazratbal on the banks of the Dal Lake, in Srinagar on Friday(PTI)

‘No cause for celebrations’: Local residents indifferent to Farooq’s release

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2020 04:36 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir administration’s order to revoke the Public Safety Act, under which he was held, came as a surprise to many.
National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was earlier placed under preventive detention by the Centre as per Section 107 of the CrPC right after the removal of Article 370.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was earlier placed under preventive detention by the Centre as per Section 107 of the CrPC right after the removal of Article 370.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)

‘He disturbed peace’ : J-K govt defends PSA against Omar Abdullah

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 08:12 PM IST
Terming Abdullah as “a very vocal critic” of abrogating Article 370, the J&K administration claimed that his acts squarely fell within the realm of public order as it was “calculated to disturb public peace and tranquility”.
Mehbooba Mufti seen with Peer Mansoor in this picture taken during PDP rally in Srinagar on June 03, 2018.(PTI Photo/File)
Mehbooba Mufti seen with Peer Mansoor in this picture taken during PDP rally in Srinagar on June 03, 2018.(PTI Photo/File)

Mehbooba Mufti’s former political adviser slapped with PSA

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 06:11 PM IST
Sara Abdullah Pilot has filed a petition against Omar’s detention under the Public Safety Act or PSA.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Sara Abdullah Pilot has filed a petition against Omar’s detention under the Public Safety Act or PSA.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

New Supreme Court bench to hear Sara Abdullah’s plea against brother Omar’s detention today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 09:35 AM IST
As he completed six months in custody, the government ordered Omar Abdullah’s continued detention under the PSA that empowers authorities to hold any person for two more years.
File photo of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
File photo of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

5 grounds raised by Omar Abdullah’s sister challenging his detention under PSA

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 08:53 AM IST
Omar Abdullah was the first to be put under house arrest on August 4 last year after abrogation of Article 370.
Omar Abdullah, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, addresses a press conference on August 3, 2019 at his residence in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Omar Abdullah, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, addresses a press conference on August 3, 2019 at his residence in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

‘Ridiculous material’: Omar Abdullah’s sister challenges his detention in SC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 07:23 PM IST
Omar Abdullah has been under detention sinch August 5, 2019, when Centre abrogated Article 370.
A police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the former chief ministers have been booked under the PSA since their preventive detention ended on Thursday.(HT File Photo)
A police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the former chief ministers have been booked under the PSA since their preventive detention ended on Thursday.(HT File Photo)

Former J-K CMs Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah booked under Public Safety Act

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent & Agencies
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 10:33 PM IST
The PSA allows for detention without trial for up to two years if a person is deemed acting “in any manner prejudicial to the security of the state”. .
The case of Abdullah was reviewed by the advisory board of the home department of the Union Territory of J&K which recommended an extension of his detention under the PSA, officials said.(Nitin Kanotra/ HT Photo)
The case of Abdullah was reviewed by the advisory board of the home department of the Union Territory of J&K which recommended an extension of his detention under the PSA, officials said.(Nitin Kanotra/ HT Photo)

NC chief Farooq Abdullah’s detention extended by three months

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 02:00 AM IST
The Public Safety Act is applicable only in J&K. Elsewhere in the country, the equivalent law is the National Security Act (NSA).
Police and CRPF personnel stand guard near the residence of National Conference President Farooq Abdullah, in Srinagar, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.(PTI)
Police and CRPF personnel stand guard near the residence of National Conference President Farooq Abdullah, in Srinagar, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.(PTI)

Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act: All you need to know about the law

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 09:52 AM IST
National Conference leader and former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah’s Gupkar residence in Srinagar has been declared as a subsidiary jail, a government official said.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre if former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah is under detention at a hearing to produce ex-CM in the court.(PTI Photo)
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre if former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah is under detention at a hearing to produce ex-CM in the court.(PTI Photo)

Ex-J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah detained under public safety law

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 01:42 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir’s public safety law was first brought into force when Farooq Abdullah’s father Sheikh Abdullah was the chief minister. In its initial form, the law empowered authorities to jail a person for two years.
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