Omar Abdullah (File Photo/Twitter)

SC judge recuses from hearing plea challenging Omar Abdullah’s detention

New Delhi: Supreme Court judge Justice M.M. Shantanagoudar on Wednesday recused himself from hearing a petition filed by Sara Abdullah Pilot challenging the detention of her brother and former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under the Public Safety Act. A bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana and comprising Justices Sanjiv Khanna and M.M. […]

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

Would NC, PDP vanish because top leadership is in detention?

Srinagar: After the recent detention of former chief ministers – Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti under Public Safety Act (PSA, it is time for other leaders to decide whether they can wait long enough to allow the National Conference (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to vanish from the political arena of Jammu and […]

Omar Abdullah (File Photo/IANS)

Omar’s sister moves SC against his detention under Public Safety Act

New Delhi: Omar Abdullah’s sister on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging his fresh detention under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA). Senior advocate Kapil Sibal sought urgent hearing in the matter, and the top court agreed to consider his request. Omar’s sister Sara Abdullah Pilot termed the February 5 order under PSA unconstitutional, and […]

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

No respite from detention for Omar, Mufti in sight

Srinagar: Even as the Jammu and Kashmir administration is gradually releasing the mainstream politicians, two former chief ministers, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti’s detention may be extended. Sources say that authorities could extend the detention of Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, whose custody under section 107 of CRPC had lapsed. According to sources, deliberations are […]