Articles about Sheikh Abdullah

'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months

14 Mar 2020

Politics
'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months

A day after he was released, National Conference's Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar at the sub-jail in Srinagar where the latter has been lodged since August. They warmly embraced each other.

J&K: Farooq Abdullah released from detention after 7 months

13 Mar 2020

Politics
J&K: Farooq Abdullah released from detention after 7 months

A little over seven months later, National Conference's senior leader Farooq Abdullah was released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday.

After Omar, Mehbooba, former IAS-officer Shah Faesal booked under PSA

15 Feb 2020

India
After Omar, Mehbooba, former IAS-officer Shah Faesal booked under PSA

Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri to attain the first position in the UPSC Examination of 2009, has been booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Saturday.

On sister's plea challenging Omar Abdullah's detention, SC issues notice

14 Feb 2020

India
On sister's plea challenging Omar Abdullah's detention, SC issues notice

On Friday, the Supreme Court issued notice to the administration of union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, seeking a response on the detention of former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA).

Omar influenced people to "vote", Mehbooba supports separatism: PSA dossier

10 Feb 2020

India
Omar influenced people to "vote", Mehbooba supports separatism: PSA dossier

The dossiers prepared by the administration of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir have explained why two former Chief Ministers — Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA).

Farooq Abdullah's detention in J&K extended by 3 months

14 Dec 2019

Politics
Farooq Abdullah's detention in J&K extended by 3 months

National Conference Chairperson Farooq Abdullah's detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) has been extended by three months.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What are Articles 370 and 35A of Indian Constitution

03 Aug 2019

India
#NewsBytesExplainer: What are Articles 370 and 35A of Indian Constitution

Jammu and Kashmir is on the edge. Indian Army said Pakistan Army-backed terrorists are looking to infiltrate the valley and disrupt peace. Soon, the state government led by Governor Satya Pal Malik asked tourists to head home.

US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested

29 Jun 2019

World
US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested

An Islamic teacher in Virginia, who engaged in sexual video conversations with a 15-year-old student, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was convicted at a trial in Alexandria federal court earlier this year.

India invited to Islamic nations' conclave after 50 years

23 Feb 2019

World
India invited to Islamic nations' conclave after 50 years

India has, for the first time in five decades, received an invitation to be the 'guest of honor' at the foreign ministers' conclave of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) - an organization of powerful Muslim-majority countries.

What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know

19 Feb 2019

India
What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know

Following the deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, demands for scrapping Article 370 of the Indian Constitution have intensified.