New Delhi/IBNS: Eight opposition parties sent a resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led union government demanding an immediate release of three former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers, Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, who are kept under detention since Aug 5 when the Centre scrapped Article 370, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah's sister has filed a petition in the Supreme Court over the continued detention of his brother and National Conference (NC) leader under the Public Safety Act. She dubbed it as unconstitutional and challenged the same.
Jammu/IBNS: The Public Security Act(PSA) dossier prepared by the police has cited former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's "considerable influence" over people and his political opponent and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti's pro-separatist stand as the reasons for their detention under the act, reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: Senior Congress leader on Friday criticised the government for invoking the Public Safety Act (PSA) against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, and said detention without charges is the worst abomination in a democracy.
Srinagar/IBNS: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, who are under arrest for the last six months, have been charged under the Public Safety Act, sources told NDTV on Thursday.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister on Saturday tweeted a picture of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and expressed sadness over his condition.
Sri Nagar/IBNS: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will be shifted to a bungalow near his official residence in the city but he will continue to be in detention, reported NDTV.
Srinagar: Security officials on Tuesday detained former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s sister and daughter who were protesting against the central government's move of scrapping Article 370 in the region.
Srinagar, Oct 6 (UNI) The National Conference (NC) delegation on Sunday met party vice-president Omar Abdullah, under detention since August 5, and stated that the party would remain away from coming Block Development Council (BDC) elections.
Srinagar/New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS): Omar Abdullah's National Conference (NC) on Saturday moved the Supreme Court against the Centre's step to do away with the special status of Jammu Kashmir and bifurcate it into two Union Territories.
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS): Hitting out at Mamata Banerjee, CPI-M leader Mohammed Salim on Tuesday said the West Bengal Chief Minister's reaction to the entire issue of scrapping of Articles 370, 35A and detaining former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers- Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti- is the most innocuous submission in her four-decade long political career.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday demanded for the immediate release of the mainstream Kashmiri leaders likes former Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS): Breaking her silence over the preventive detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers- Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the two mainstream politicians are not terrorists.
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IBNS/UNI): Tension prevailed in Jammu and Kashmir as the central government imposed Section 144 of the CRPC in Srinagar with effect from Aug 5 and even with several top leaders in the Valley, including former Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, being put under house arrest since midnight.
Srinagar/New Delhi: Three prominent politicians of Jammu and Kashmir- Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah and Sajad Lone - have been placed under house arrest as tension in Kashmir escalated forcing massive deployment of troops and appeals to the Amarnath pilgrims to abandon the yatra and go back. Restrictions under CrPC 144 have been imposed in Kashmir, official circulars said.