Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicShah Faesal

Topic: Shah Faesal

Don’t be surprised with ‘my praise for PM’ — Ex-IAS officer & Kashmiri politician Shah Faesal

In a tweet, Faesal said the vaccine drive is 'good governance' & 'India assuming global leadership as a Jagat Guru'. He had quit politics a year after the scrapping of Article 370.

How Gunjan Saxena made me a ‘bechari’ from being a strong woman in my daughters’ eyes

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Shah Faesal rejoining IAS doesn’t undo ‘unconstitutional’ treatment he faced — ex-IAS Kannan G

Kannan Gopinathan, who resigned as IAS officer following Shah Faesal’s arrest last year, said speculation over him rejoining the service won’t change his mind.

Those who said I’m a prop are now crying because I’m quitting politics, says Shah Faesal

IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal quit the party he founded last year, JKPM, and says he’s is open to returning to work for the government.

What made Shah Faesal change his mind so abruptly, asks Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter 

Mufti’s daughter Iltija, who is operating her mother’s Twitter account, wrote the central govt is ‘pressurising’ political parties & leaders who refuse to accept scrapping of Article 370.

Shah Faesal will either rejoin IAS or go to US to study, says new chief of his JKPM party

Feroze Peerzada has been appointed JKPM president, replacing party founder and 2009 UPSC topper Shah Faesal, who claims to be under house arrest.

IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal drops ‘JKPM president’ from his Twitter bio

Shah Faesal is the founder of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement party, but his Twitter bio now only reads as ‘Edward S Fellow @HKS Harvard University. Medico. Fulbright. Centrist’.

Shah Faesal and two PDP leaders to be released as J&K revokes PSA

Sartaj Madni, who is also former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's uncle, and former legislator Peer Mansoor are the two PDP leaders released along with Shah Faesal.

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.

Former Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal booked under Public Safety Act

Faesal was detained after the scrapping of Article 370 in August last year. Former CMs Mehbooba Mufti & Omar Abdullah were also booked under the stringent PSA on 6 February.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.