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Public Safety Act

Police thwarts PDP leaders' meet in Srinagar

Hanjura, Naeem Akhtar released videos via social media showing how they were prevented from leaving their homes by the police

04 Sep 2020 11:40 AM

Freedom for Sajad Lone but detention extended for Mehbooba Mufti

Mufti's party says continued incarceration is a tactic by New Delhi to intimidate her

01 Aug 2020 9:53 AM

Omar Abdullah: It's callous and cruel to keep Mehbooba Mufti in detention

Former J&K chief minister says there was never any justification to detain her in the first place

25 Mar 2020 2:03 PM

Former PDP leader Altaf Bukhari to float Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party

This will be the first political activity in Jammu and Kashmir after August 5th of 2019

06 Mar 2020 4:32 PM

Mufti’s daughter: May sue govt, ask for compensation

Asked if she saw a future for herself in politics, Iltija replied that she had no plans as of now, but could not commit about the future.

19 Feb 2020 1:59 AM


Kashmiris should have the same rights as citizens of India: Sara Abdullah

Omar Abdullah's sister is challenging his detention under the Public Safety Act

14 Feb 2020 5:16 PM

Another PDP leader booked under PSA

Naeem Akhtar, J&K’s 5th mainstream politician, booked under Public Safety Act.

09 Feb 2020 2:38 AM

Congress, others slams PSA against Omar, Mufti

He said such steps are not good for democracy in Jammu and Kashmir.

08 Feb 2020 2:19 AM

PSA against MUfti, Omar: Devastated, says Chidambaram

Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others, said Ex- FM

07 Feb 2020 12:21 PM

Omar, Mehbooba, 3 others booked under tough law

The grounds on which they have been detained under the PSA are still not known.

07 Feb 2020 1:28 AM


J&K to use Public Safety Act against cow smugglers

Under the Public Safety Act, a person can be detained for two years without seeking a trial.

17 Dec 2019 7:17 AM

Farooq Abdullah detention is extended by J&K for 3 months

Abdullah said he can’t do anything about his detention period being extended and would rather leave the matter to “Allah”.

15 Dec 2019 1:07 AM

SC refuses to further entertain plea for producing Farooq Abdullah

'He (Abdullah) is under detention under the Public Safety Act,' a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told Vaiko's counsel.

30 Sep 2019 11:45 AM

PSA: A law to curb smuggling, but used against political rivals

The PSA allowed the government to detain any person above the age of 16 without trial for two years.

23 Sep 2019 1:53 AM

Kashmiris left in lurch by politicians, separatists

Political parties, separatists have not issued statements to guide people’s protest.

22 Sep 2019 5:39 AM


Fresh restrictions in Kashmir Valley in view of Friday

Normal life continued to remain affected across the valley for the 47th consecutive day.

20 Sep 2019 4:21 PM

NC will move court against Farooq’s arrest under PSA

Party says ‘martial law’ prevailing in Valley.

17 Sep 2019 2:21 AM

Farooq Abdullah held under J&K’s stringent anti-terror PSA

His daughter Safia Khan, who lives next door, has put up a black flag at her residence.

17 Sep 2019 1:33 AM

Ex-J&K CM Farooq Abdullah may be detained for 2 years after charged with PSA

The 81-year-old patron of the National Conference has been under house arrest since August 5.

16 Sep 2019 2:59 PM

At least 4,000 detained over fears of unrest, most flown out of region: Govt sources

The revelations came as the family of a timber trader alleged he died after suffocating from tear gas fired by security forces.

19 Aug 2019 10:36 AM