Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicPSA

Topic: PSA

J&K revokes PSA charges against 26, including former Kashmir Bar association president

The Public Safety Act was revoked hours after the Supreme Court came down heavily on the Centre over the Internet ban and imposition of prohibitory orders in the Valley.

He was to be freed, says family of Kashmiri man who died in UP jail under PSA detention

Mohammad Hanief, son of PSA detainee Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, says he travelled all the way to Prayagraj, only to find his father’s body.

J&K police will now book cattle smugglers, drug peddlers under stringent Public Safety Act

J&K DGP Dilbag Singh says he has directed his forces to use the law — that allows detention of individuals without trial for upto 2 years — against habitual offenders.

Farooq Abdullah, former Jammu & Kashmir CM, detained under Public Safety Act

Farooq Abdullah, the 81-year-old patron of the National Conference, has been under house arrest since the Centre abrogated Article 370 on 5 August.

Omar Abdullah promises to revoke Public Safety Act if National Conference wins Kashmir

Under the PSA, a person can be detained without trial for six months. 

On Camera

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File photo of Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi | ANI

Indian military leaders must speak with caution, media twisting Army’s PoK remark

Lt General Upendra Dwivedi’s 22 November remark to Indian media on the PoK issue has been twisted to imply that the Army is ready to take back PoK.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.