Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicShah Faesal

Topic: Shah Faesal

From ‘stooge’ cry to Har Ghar Tiranga advocate — IAS officer Shah Faesal reinstated by Modi govt

Faesal had resigned as an IAS officer in January 2019 to protest against ‘marginalisation of Indian Muslims’. He then started his own party, only to leave politics in August 2020.

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.

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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.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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