Public Safety Act

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq placed under house arrest ahead of protests

Separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani continues to remain under house arrest inside his uptown Hyderpora residence.

May 19, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
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.

Dec 28, 2016, 12:12 PM IST

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.

Nov 30, 2016, 19:46 PM IST
 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.

Oct 21, 2016, 11:41 AM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2016, 12:40 PM IST

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.

Oct 18, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

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.

Oct 10, 2015, 21:58 PM IST
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.

Sep 01, 2015, 22:11 PM IST
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.

Aug 21, 2015, 17:52 PM IST
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.

Apr 25, 2015, 09:22 AM IST
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.

Apr 25, 2015, 05:50 AM IST

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.

Mar 24, 2015, 17:13 PM IST
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.

Mar 07, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

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).

May 23, 2014, 12:38 PM IST

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.

Oct 01, 2013, 20:56 PM IST

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.

Jul 10, 2013, 20:48 PM IST

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.

Apr 13, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

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.

Oct 13, 2012, 23:01 PM IST

92 booked in J&K for timber smuggling

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

Nov 16, 2011, 19:25 PM IST

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.

Nov 06, 2011, 08:28 AM IST