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Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah urges Centre to release Mehbooba Mufti, other politicians from detention

Just a day after getting released from detention after nearly eight months, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday (march 25) appealed the BJP-led government at the Centre to release PDP chief and another former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, and other politicians from detention after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Tuesday.

Mar 25, 2020, 10:58 AM IST

Release leaders, restore Internet in Jammu and Kashmir: Omar Abdullah urges Centre after walking out of detention

Minutes after being released from detention after seven months, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday (March 24) urged the BJP-led government at the Centre to release other detained leaders and restore Internet facilities in the newly-formed Union Territory. 

Mar 24, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah released after 7 months of detention

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities on Tuesday (March 24) revoked the Public Safety Act slapped against National Conference leader and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and released him from house arrest.

Mar 24, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

SC questions Jammu and Kashmir administration on Omar Abdullah's release, next hearing after 7 days

Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday (March 18) asked Jammu and Kashmir administration to take instruction on whether it is planning to release former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who has been detained under Public Safety Act. 

Mar 18, 2020, 12:35 PM IST

Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after 7 months in detention in Srinagar

After his release on March 13, sources close to the family of Farooq Abdullah had said they are very relieved that his detention has ended and now they are looking forward to the release of Omar.

Mar 14, 2020, 13:17 PM IST

Supreme Court to hear on March 5 plea against detention of Omar Abdullah under PSA

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta filed the response on behalf of the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Pilot's plea before a bench of justices Arun Mishra and Indira Banerjee.

Mar 02, 2020, 12:46 PM IST

Pray for early release of Mehbooba Mufti, Abdullahs, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh drew accolades in Kashmir while he was the Home Minister in the previous government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for his uprightness and kindness.

Feb 23, 2020, 07:40 AM IST

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court issues notice to J&K govt on plea challenging Omar Abdullah’s detention under PSA

The top court also directed the J&K Administration to file a reply by March 2, 2020.

Feb 14, 2020, 13:54 PM IST

Supreme Court to hear plea challenging NC leader Omar Abdullah’s detention today

Justice MM Shantangoudar recused himself from hearing the plea at the outset. 

Feb 14, 2020, 08:37 AM IST

SC judge recuses himself from hearing plea challenging Omar Abdullah's PSA detention

Pilot's plea was to be heard by a three-judge bench, justice M M Shantangoudar recused himself from hearing the plea at the outset. 

Feb 12, 2020, 12:13 PM IST

SC to hear petition of former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah's sister challenging his detention under PSA on February 12

In her petition before the SC, Sara Pilot has said that Omar Abdullah's detention under PSA is "manifestly illegal" and there is no question of him being a "threat to the maintenance of public order".

Feb 12, 2020, 08:06 AM IST

PSA was expected from 'autocratic' regime, says Mehbooba Mufti; Chidambaram slams govt

The tweet came shortly after Mufti along with former chief minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah were booked under the PSA by the Ministry of ome Affairs (MHA) on Thursday.

Feb 07, 2020, 08:29 AM IST

Public Safety Act slapped on detained Jammu and Kashmir leaders Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday (February 6) booked Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti under Public Safety Act (PSA), sources said.

Feb 06, 2020, 22:35 PM IST

Detained NC leader Omar Abdullah's photo in beard surfaces, goes viral on Twitter

Omar looked almost unrecognisable in the viral picture, which evoked strong reactions from netizens.

Jan 25, 2020, 21:39 PM IST

J&K administration to release 4 more detained legislators

With the release of the four leaders, there are 21 leaders in detention in the valley presently, including former CMs Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehboob Mufti.

Jan 17, 2020, 13:36 PM IST

Detained former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah may be shifted from Hari Niwas

 It may be recalled that the National Conference leader was taken into preventive custody on August 4 just a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre decided to abrogate Article 370, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. 

Jan 15, 2020, 23:26 PM IST

J&K Administration to release all political detainees this month, except five: Sources

The sources told Zee News that at least four leaders are set to walk free from their detention on Friday.

Jan 03, 2020, 13:34 PM IST

SMS, internet in Kashmir's govt-run hospitals to be restored from midnight

The services will be restored from December 31 midnight in Kashmir, announced J&K Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal today. 

Dec 31, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during protest against abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar

A group of women today held a demonstration at Srinagar's Lal Chowk against the withdrawal of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 15, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

15-member NC delegation to meet Farooq, Omar Abdullah after J&K Governor's nod

The NC leaders had expressed anguish over the continued detention of senior party leaders, including Farooq and Omar Abdullah, as also other top leaders of mainstream political parties of the state, ever since the Centre scrapped special status of the state under Article 370.

Oct 06, 2019, 07:34 AM IST