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Kashmir `Rage Boy` released after four years

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:38

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 20:56

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 20:48

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

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 14:36

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

Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 23:01

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 19:25

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

Last Updated: Sunday, November 06, 2011, 08:28

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

Last Updated: Sunday, October 23, 2011, 22:07

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

J&K govt to bring amendments in PSA

Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2011, 15:48

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said it is working on a proposal to introduce amendments in the Public Safety Act (PSA), a law which is being widely criticised by human rights body.

Minor boy arrested under PSA in J&K released

Last Updated: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 16:10

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed the detention of a minor boy, arrested under Public Safety Act on the charges of stone-pelting last year, and ordered his immediate release.

Juvenile centres to come up in J&K to reform youth: Omar

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 05, 2011, 23:10

Juvenile centres will be set up across Jammu and Kashmir to reform the youth of the state who have gone astray, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said here on Tuesday.

Amnesty demands repeal of Public Safety Act in J&K

Last Updated: Monday, March 21, 2011, 15:32

Amnesty International on Monday demanded repeal of Public Safety Act(PSA) in J&K, alleging it had been used as a "revolving door" to detain up to 20,000 people without trial since the start of militancy two decades ago.