J&K Cops Respond After Mehbooba Mufti’s Daughter Tweets About Manhandling

Detained political leaders like Sajjad Lone are being shifted in view of cold weather in Kashmir Srinagar:  Police have strongly denied reports that three Jammu and Kashmir political leaders were manhandled today while being shifted to a detention centre in Srinagar. The three leaders – Sajjad Lone, Shah Faisal and Waheed Para – were among … Read more J&K Cops Respond After Mehbooba Mufti’s Daughter Tweets About Manhandling

Shah Faesal retracts plea against ‘illegal detention’ from Delhi HC

Faesal had approached the Delhi high court alleging that he was detained illegally at the New Delhi airport on August 14, while he was travelling to the US. Former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal on Thursday withdrew his plea from the Delhi High Court against his “illegal detention” on the grounds that hundreds of other residents … Read more Shah Faesal retracts plea against ‘illegal detention’ from Delhi HC

Ram Madhav: ‘Preventive arrest part of political act… Sheikh Abdullah was in jail for decades’

Related News BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav Preventive arrest is a part of political activity and political leaders in Kashmir cannot argue that standing by the Indian Constitution or holding the Indian flag by themselves should be a reason for not keeping them in preventive custody, according to BJP general secretary Ram Madhav. In … Read more Ram Madhav: ‘Preventive arrest part of political act… Sheikh Abdullah was in jail for decades’

Delhi HC seeks Centre’s response on Shah Faesal’s plea to give him copy of look out circular

Faesal had no student visa, though he claimed that he was going to the US for studies, the state government, through DIG, CKR, Srinagar, had said in an affidavit. The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the response of the Centre on a plea of bureaucrat-turned politician Shah Faesal, who is currently detained in Srinagar, … Read more Delhi HC seeks Centre’s response on Shah Faesal’s plea to give him copy of look out circular

“Shouldn’t Kashmir Affect You?”: Kannan Gopinathan On Why He Quit IAS

Kannan Gopinathan said life has no meaning without liberty, as is the case in Kashmir. New Delhi:  Former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Kannan Gopinathan today rejected the centre’s claim that the ongoing clampdown on Kashmir is meant to prevent deaths due to violent reprisals, saying that life holds no meaning to a human being … Read more “Shouldn’t Kashmir Affect You?”: Kannan Gopinathan On Why He Quit IAS

Shah Faesal Shifted To Detention Centre At Srinagar’s Centaur Hotel

Srinagar:  Former IAS officer Shah Faesal, who is under detention, has been taken to a makeshift detention centre at the Centaur Hotel, officials said Thursday. He was shifted from his home to the hotel during the night, they said. Mr Faesal who was stopped from taking a flight to Istanbul at the Delhi airport during … Read more Shah Faesal Shifted To Detention Centre At Srinagar’s Centaur Hotel

Shah Faesal shifted to detention centre in Srinagar’s Centaur hotel

During preliminary questioning, Faesal said he was taking a connecting flight to London from Istanbul, the officials said. (File) Former IAS officer Shah Faesal, who is under detention, has been taken to a makeshift detention centre at the Centaur Hotel here, officials said Thursday. He was shifted from his home to the hotel during the … Read more Shah Faesal shifted to detention centre in Srinagar’s Centaur hotel

Shah Faesal detained at Delhi airport, sent back to Srinagar

Faesal, the first Kashmiri to top the IAS in 2009, resigned from the service earlier this year and set up J&K People’s Movement with an aim to join mainstream electoral politics. IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal was detained at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Wednesday morning. He was sent back to Srinagar, … Read more Shah Faesal detained at Delhi airport, sent back to Srinagar

Jammu And Kashmir Gets First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls

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Srinagar:  The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed. Shah Faesal and Sheikh Abdul Rasheed announced the pre-poll alliance at a crowded press conference in Srinagar, naming the coalition as the … Read more Jammu And Kashmir Gets First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls

On Shah Faesal’s Plea, High Court Issues Notice To JK Govt Over Highway Ban

On a plea by IAS-officer-turned politician Shah Faesal, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Monday issued a notice to the state government on a plea seeking striking down of the ban on movement of civilian vehicles on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Sundays and Wednesdays. A division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice … Read more On Shah Faesal’s Plea, High Court Issues Notice To JK Govt Over Highway Ban

Five petitions filed in High Court against J&K highway curbs

Army convoy crosses national highway near Panthachowk, Srinagar on Sunday. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi) At least five writ petitions were filed in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court against the order restricting civilian traffic for two days a week on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in order to allow convoys of security forces to ply … Read more Five petitions filed in High Court against J&K highway curbs

Movement of convoys chokes highway traffic, NC questions ban logic

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah. (Express file photo) A day after the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla national highway was closed for civilian traffic to facilitate the movement of security convoys, the National Conference and angry commuters questioned the logic behind the government decision, even as the movement of Army and paramilitary convoys continued on Monday. The Jammu and … Read more Movement of convoys chokes highway traffic, NC questions ban logic

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