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Shah Faesal was anindependent politician and former Indian bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir. He changed his twitter bio. In 2009, he became the first Kashmiri to place first in the Indian Civil Services Examination. He resigned from the Indian bureaucracy in protest on 9 January 2019, citing "unabated killings" in Kashmir among other things. On 4 February 2019, Shah Faesal began his political life by giving a public speech in his hometown of Kupwara. Shortly after on 16 March 2019 he announced that he would be launching his own political party, the Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement (JKPM).
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My 'innocuous dissent' was seen as act of 'treason': Shah Faesal on quitting politics"While in detention I thought a lot about it. And I realised that I am not the person who can promise to people that I can undo these decisions," Faesal, who was released after being kept under..
'Can't make much difference in politics': Shah Faesal on future plansOn his future plans, Faesal said he doesn't feel that he can make much difference in politics. Sources say Faesal will be rejoining the administration as his resignation in 2018 was never accepted by..
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Shah Faesal steps down as JKPM president
Shah Faesal steps down as JKPM president, likely to rejoin government serviceFaesal, who launched the party last year after quitting the service, was under detention after the abrogation of Article 370 and was released in June this year. In an online meeting of State Executive..
Faesal, Madani, Mansoor 'informally' asked not to move out of their residences
Shah Faesal, two PDP leaders released
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J&K administration revokes PSA against Shah Faesal and two PDP leadersThe Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday revoked the stringent Public Safety Act against former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal and two PDP members, including the maternal uncle of..
Ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal's detention under PSA extended for 3 months
Detention of Shah Faesal extended by 3 months under PSAThe Jammu and Kashmir administration has extended detention of former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal under the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA) by three months, official said on..
J&K slaps PSA on former IAS officer Shah Faesal
Top News of the Day | Feb 15, 2020: India's response to Turkish President on Kashmir, PSA on Shah Faesal and moreIn top news of the day on Saturday, February 15, 2020: India has strongly responded to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after raked up Kashmir issue on his visit to Pakistan. This and other top..
J&K: Ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal booked under Public Safety ActFaesal has been under detention since August last year.
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SC’s 5-judge bench starts Article 370 hearingInitiating the arguments, senior advocate Raju Ramachandran, appearing for bureaucrat-turned-activist Shah Faesal and others, told a bench of Justices N V Ramana, S K Kaul, R Subhash Reddy, B R Gavai..
Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, 6 others sign bonds to secure releaseHowever, People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone, PDP youth wing leader Waheed Para and former bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal have refused to sign the bonds. Apart from Mirwaiz Umar Farooq,..
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on Shah Faesal's pleaThe bench comprised of Justice Manmohan and Justice Sangeeta Dhingra Sehgal has asked the central government to file a reply by September 2.
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Detained, Faesal seeks copy of IB circularDetained former IAS officer of Jammu and Kashmir Shah Faesal has again moved Delhi high court on Tuesday after the Centre said there is an IB-led look out circular (LOC) against him. In a fresh..
Shah Faesal 'instigated' people against country, detained after valid court order: CentreCivil servant-turned-politician Shah Faesal had earlier moved the Delhi High Court challenging his detention.
J&K govt in HC defends Shah Faesal's detention, says he's not in unauthorised custodyThe state government said it was inconceivable that he would leave the country at this juncture to pursue an academic course in the US. It said Faesal's liberty is curtailed in accordance with the..
Shah Faesal wasn’t going to US for studies, Centre tells HC
Shah Faesal questions detention, moves Delhi High CourtThe court has sought the response of the Centre and fixed the matter for hearing on Friday
Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on Shah Faesal's plea challenging his detentionThe court has slated the matter for hearing to August 13.
Why was Shah Faesal sent back to Srinagar?Shah Faesal is a man who was hailed for being the first Kashmiri to have topped the Indian Civil Services Examination, a milestone millions across India dream off and study hard for.
J&K politico Shah Faesal stopped from flying overseasSources said he was scheduled to take a Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul.
Shah Faesal detained while leaving country, put in house arrestFaesal stopped from leaving country.
Shah Faesal sent back to Kashmir from Delhi, detained under PSA in SrinagarFormer IAS officer Shah Faesal was detained by authorities at the Delhi airport on Wednesday and sent back to Kashmir, officials said. Faesal was again detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA) on his..
'No shortage of food, no violent incident reported': Shah Faesal's update about Kashmir situation post Art 370 repealShah Faesal however said that people are numb, still processing the big news.
Shah Faesal, Engineer Rashid announce pre-poll alliance