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Jammu & Kashmir High Court orders immediate release of separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat from preventive custody

Jammu & Kashmir High Court orders immediate release of separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat from preventive custody

Jammu & Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed the Mehbooba Mufti-led state government to immediately release separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat.

Kashmiri rights activist released from jail

Kashmiri rights activist Khurram Parvez, arrested in September for allegedly inciting violence in the Kashmir Valley, was set free on Wednesday following a court order.

 Curfew, restrictions in Kashmir ahead of Friday prayers

Curfew, restrictions in Kashmir ahead of Friday prayers

Curfew was on Friday clamped in six police station areas of the city and restrictions imposed in rest of Kashmir as a precautionary measure ahead of Friday prayers, affecting life in the Valley which showed a semblance of normalcy this week after over 100 days of unrest.

Jammu temple desecration: PSA detention of accused revoked

A resident of Doda district, Yasir had allegedly tried to vandalize an ancient Hindu temple in Roop Nagar area of Jammu city on June 14.

7 arrested, 5 booked under PSA for attack on truck in J&K's Udhampur district

Seven persons have been arrested and five of them booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) for allegedly attacking a truck in Udhampur recently whose conductor died of injuries today, Director Jammu and Kashmir DGP K Rajendra Kumar said on Sunday.

Notorious criminal booked under PSA in Samba in J&K

Police has booked an alleged criminal under the Public Safety Act (PSA) after warrants were issued by the District Magistrate in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on Saturday.

Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam re-arrested

Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam re-arrested

Hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam was re-arrested on Tuesday soon after his release from high security Kotbalwal jail in Jammu, where he was lodged since April 17 for waving Pakistani flags and chanting anti-national slogans during a separatist rally in Srinagar.

J&K HC quashes Masarat Alam's detention under PSA

J&K HC quashes Masarat Alam's detention under PSA

Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday quashed the detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) of hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat.

Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir, no untoward incident reported

Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir, no untoward incident reported

A shutdown called by separatists on Saturday affected life in the Kashmir Valley, but police said no untoward incident took place anywhere.

Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam's bail plea rejected

Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam's bail plea rejected

A local court in Budgam on Saturday rejected the bail application of hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat.

1,309 persons detained under PSA in last 6 years: J&K govt

Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday said that 1,309 persons were detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA) during last six years from various parts of the state.

Mufti govt releases Hurriyat hardliner leader Masarat Alam from Baramulla jail

Mufti govt releases Hurriyat hardliner leader Masarat Alam from Baramulla jail

Ignoring the opposition from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Mufti Mohd Sayeed government in Jammu Kashmir, Saturday, released chief of Muslim league and senior Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam from Baramulla jail.

Kashmir `Rage Boy` released after four years

Shakeel Ahmad Bhat, who shot to fame as the face of youth anger in Kashmir during protests in 2008 and 2010, has been released after four years of detention under Public Safety Act (PSA).

Public Safety Act in J&K not to be revoked: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday rejected demands to revoke the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA), saying there was no need to do so.

PDP, CPI(M) condemn Muslim League leader`s detention

Opposition PDP and CPI(M) condemned the detention of Muslim League leader Mushatq-ul-Islam for the eleventh time under the Public Safety Act.

Online campaign launched to repeal Public Safety Act in J&K

An online campaign has been started to press Omar Abdullah-led Jammu and Kashmir government to stop detaining people under the Public Safety Act and repeal the law.

Repeal `lawless law`: Amnesty to Kashmir govt

Amnesty International has slammed the Jammu and Kashmir government for continuing to use the Public Safety Act to detain people without charge or trial.

92 booked in J&K for timber smuggling

PSA is a tough law which allows detention of a person
without trial for two years.

J&K govt orders release of 4 detained under PSA

The Home department on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha festival has ordered the release of four detainees arrested under the PSA.

J&K govt to revoke black laws: Minister

Days after Jammu and Kashmir Chief
Minister Omar Abdullah announced that controversial AFSPA
would be revoked from some areas; the state government.