Former J&K Chief Ministers Mehbooba Mufti (Left) and Omar Abdullah (Right) [File Photo]

No justification for detention of Mehbooba: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that there is no justification for continued detention of former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and other mainstream leaders detained after the abrogation of Article 370 and demanded that they must be set free. Abdullah, in a tweet, said: “Over the next few days […]

Omar Abdullah (Photo: Omarabdullah/Twitter)

A step in right direction: NC on Omar Abdullah release

Srinagar: National Conference Provincial Chief Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday welcomed the release of former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, describing it a step in right direction “It is a defining moment that will go a long way in further strengthening democracy and initiating genuine political activities in Jammu and Kashmir”, Rana said in a statement […]

Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah (File Photo/IANS)

J&K govt revokes PSA detention order of Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday revoked the Public Safety Act (PSA) detention order of former chief minister, Omar Abdullah. Rohit Kansal, spokesman of J&K government said the PSA detention order of former chief minister, Omar Abdullah has been revoked. Sources said Omar Abdullah would now leave the Hari Niwas Guesthouse in Srinagar where […]

Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah (File Photo/IANS)

SC to hear plea on Omar Abdullah’s detention on Thursday

New Delhi: “Matter pertaining to liberty can be entertained”, said the Supreme Court on Monday agreeing to hear a plea by Sara Abdullah Pilot challenging detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and her brother Omar Abdullah. Pilot had filed a habeas corpus in the top court. Attorney General (AG) K.K. Venugopal, representing the […]