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For how long will Mehbooba Mufti be detained under PSA, Supreme Court asks J&K

Supreme Court was hearing a habeas corpus petition filed by Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija Mufti, challenging her mother’s detention under the Public Safety Act.
File photo of former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti | PTI

Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter seeks SC permission for her mother to conduct political activity

Iltija Mufti sought amendments to the habeas corpus plea she filed in the SC in February challenging her mother’s detention under the stringent Public Safety Act.
Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti’s detention under PSA extended by 3 months

According to an MHA order, Mufti will remain under detention at her official residence, Fairview Bungalow, which has been declared a subsidiary jail.
File photo of Mian Abdul Qayoom | Twitter

Modi govt accepts SC suggestion to release PSA detainee J&K bar chief Qayoom a few days early

Mian Abdul Qayoom was detained on the night of 4 August 2019, just before Modi govt scrapped the special status of J&K under Article 370 of the Constitution.
Mian Abdul Qayoom (left) | Twitter

Consider releasing J&K bar chief if he agrees not to visit Kashmir, SC tells Modi govt

Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul said there was nothing wrong if a person is committed to an ideology and asked the central government to consider releasing Mian Abdul Qayoom.
Mian Abdul Qayoom (left) | Twitter

SC asks J&K administration to explain detention of HC bar leader post PSA order expiry

J&K High Court's Bar leader Mian Abdul Qayoom has been in detention under Public Safety Act since 7 August last year.
File photo of Ashraf Sehrai

Separatist Hurriyat leader Ashraf Sehrai detained in Kashmir, likely to be booked under PSA

Sehrai had recently taken over as chief of pro-Pakistan Tehreek-e-Hurriyat from Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who days ago announced his disassociation from politics.
Mian Abdul Qayoom (left) | Twitter

Give summer clothes, essentials to PSA detainee Kashmir bar chief: SC to Tihar officials

Mian Qayoom was detained under the Public Safety Act in August last year, ahead of the revocation of Article 370 by the Modi government.
A security personnel stand guard near Lal Chowk in Srinagar (representational image) | S Irfan/PTI

PSA detention order against J&K leaders Hilal Ahmad Lone, Nayeem Akhtar revoked

The revocation comes two days after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court quashed the PSA detention of NC general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar.
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Shah Faesal’s detention extended by 3 months under PSA

Shah Faesal, who has been under detention after scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir's special status, was booked under the PSA in February.

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Representational image of Muslims in Iraq | Commons

Globalisation of revenge

Nobody looks more ridiculous in the whole Iraq situation than the Europeans. A bit of their hypocrisy was on show in New Delhi earlier this week as the German president came calling. He, and the formidable array of intellectuals accompanying him, were at pains to make the same outdated point: that global terrorism must be fought, but with compassion. And how is that compassion supposed to work? By bringing Islamic religious teachings into school curricula. By being kind to those (of the Islamic world) feeling left out. By taking steps to soften the blow of globalisation for those (again from the Islamic world) who can’t keep pace. And by opposing a war on Iraq unless the UN says so. Europe, we were told, is now acquiring a strong Islamic minority and must cater for its concerns and fears. It was even underlined that the Muslim population in France is now 15 per cent, about as much as in India. But...
An Airbus Group SE A320neo passenger jet operated by IndiGo

IndiGo to trim fleet size over 2 years as Covid pandemic rages on

IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta said the airline hasn’t engaged in any 'major renegotiation' with Airbus SE on new deliveries, but it will keep returning as many as 40 older planes a year.

Defence

An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass in Drass (representational image) | ANI

These are the measures China has proposed to ease tensions at LAC in Ladakh

Over a series of meetings, China has made several suggestions to de-escalate tensions at the border, but India has rejected them since they boost Beijing's strategic position.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.