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Shah Faesal

Why Rumours Of Shah Faesal’s Posting Surface, This Time As An Advisor To Lt Governor

Oct 10, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Since January this year, Shah Faesal broke his long silence and is seen praising the government.

NC Rubbishes 'Contempt Of Court' Claim, Demands Restoration Of Article 370 In J&K

Jun 27, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Is demanding restoration of Article 370 contempt of Court? National Conference slams former J&K deputy CM Muzaffer Baig's comments.

Speculations Of Shah Faesal's Comeback To Civil Services Rife After Govt Says He Has A 'Change Of Heart'

This year in January, Faesal broke his long silence and praised the government's vaccination drive.

Shah Faesal Breaks Silence: Goes All Praises For India's Vaccination Drive, Dubs India 'Jagat Guru'

Jan 23, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Ever since Faesal stepped down from the chairmanship of his party he had maintained complete silence on all issues and even stopped tweeting.

Political Twist To Activist Shehla Rashid’s Family Saga

BJP sides with father, Shah Faesal stays neutral

15 October, 2020

Gupkar Declaration Turns Into A Political Alliance To Restore Article 370 In Jammu And Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration was formed after a two-hour meet at Farooq Abdullah's residence.

21 August, 2020

‘Won’t Rejoin Govt Service...Will Continue My Fight’: Former IAS Officer Kannan Gopinathan

Preetha Nair

Former IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan, who quit civil services last year, tells Outlook that he won't rejoin his post and that he will continue fighting for citizens' rights.

14 August, 2020

‘Kannan Gopinathan Doesn’t Complain No One Shed Tears For Him’: NC To Shah Faesal

Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference accused Shah Faesal of 'sowing the seeds of despair and disillusionment' in the Valley.

11 August, 2020

In Kashmir, Only A Dead Leader Is A Good Leader: Shah Faesal After Quitting Politics

Naseer Ganai

In conversation with Outlook, former IAS officer from Jammu and Kashmir, Shah Faesal, says that he will not return to politics because he does not want to 'sell false dreams'.

10 August, 2020

Shah Faesal Steps Down As Party President, May Re-join Govt Services

Naseer Ganai

Shah Faesal was arrested in August last year after he criticised the BJP-led central government's move to abrogate Article 370. He was released from detention in June and placed under house arrest.

03 June, 2020

J-K Govt Revokes Stringent Public Safety Act Against Shah Faesal, To Be Released Soon

Outlook Web Bureau

The Jammu and Kashmir administration had arrested most of the political leaders after the abrogation of Article 370 in August last year.

26 May, 2020

Harvard University Campaigns For Release Of Alumnus, Ex-IAS-turned-politician Shah Faesal

Naseer Ganai

In 2018, Faesal was enrolled in the Mid-Career MPA program at HKS as a Fulbright Scholar. Simultaneously, he set up a political party - the Jammu Kashmir People’s Movement - in Jan 2019 and quit the civil services.

13 May, 2020

Shah Faesal's Detention Extended By Three Months Under PSA, Hours Before Expiry

Naseer Ganai

Faesal was about to board a flight to the United States to complete his research study at the prestigious Harvard University on August 14, 2019, when he was denied permission to travel abroad and arrested.

01 May, 2020

Year After Launching Own Party, Kashmir's Poster Boy Shah Faesal In A Limbo

Naseer Ganai

Mainstream politics has changed in Jammu and Kashmir. Political parties, which were competing with each other have come together seeking release of political leaders like PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and her party's senior leader Naeem Akhtar, Shah Faesal, Sajad Lone, Ali Mohammad Sagar and others.

15 February, 2020

Kashmir: Former IAS Officer Shah Faesal Booked Under Public Safety Act

Outlook Web Bureau

The administration earlier booked former CMs, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, under the stringent PSA.

17 November, 2019

Detained J&K Leaders Shifted To MLA Hostel, Iltija Mufti Alleges They Were 'Roughed Up' By Police

Naseer Ganai

According to the PDP, Sajad Lone, Faesal, PDP youth leaders Waheed Para, former MLA Ajaz Ahmad Mir were manhandled while being shifted to the MLA hostel in Srinagar.

28 August, 2019

HC Seeks Centre's Response On Shah Faesal's Plea To Give Him Copy Of Lookout Circular


The former IAS officer claimed in his petition that he was on his way to Harvard University in the US for higher studies when he was illegally detained at the Delhi airport under the Public Safety Act (PSA).

23 August, 2019

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea Challenging Shah Faesal's Detention On September 3


A bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal asked both sides to file their submissions and listed the matter for hearing on September 3.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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