Why was Farooq Abdullah released, social media ban in Jammu and Kashmir lifted?

farooq-abdulla-mnThe decision to release Farooq Abdullah and to lift social media ban in Jammu and Kashmir displays that the administration is confident that peace and order will be maintained

Bengaluru: The lifting of curbs on social media in Jammu and Kashmir and the release of Farooq Abdullah are two major decisions that have been taken. It only goes on to show that the administration has become more confident that peace and order will be maintained in the Valley, post the abrogation of Article 370.

Both decisions were taken after a thorough review by the security agencies who have been keeping a watch in the Valley. However, the decision to lift the ban on social media was a bolder one when compared to the release of Abdullah.

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From inciting locals to violating freedom of speech: Why PSA for Farooq Abdullah is needed

New Delhi, Sep 18: The decision to change from preventive detention to Public Safety Act (PSA) was taken on Sunday while detaining former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Farooq Abdullah.

While the decision has come in for criticism by the opposition parties, sources tell OneIndia that it was absolutely necessary in the interest of law and order. While under preventive detention, he was meeting people and advising them on the next course of action.

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Political deliberations begin in J&K as Centre looks to restore normalcy

jammuandkashmir-nomalcyNew Delhi, Sep 15: With the High Court intervening, political deliberations in Jammu and Kashmir have begun. The High Court had directed the Deputy Commissioner of Srinagar to facilitate meetings of political leaders but asked them to refrain from going to the media.

Mohammad Akbar Lone and Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi of the National Conference met with Farooq Abdullah earlier this week. A meeting with NC leader and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah also took place.

ED set to quiz Farooq Abdullah in money laundering case again


New Delhi, Aug 19: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has decided to question, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Farooq Abdullah in connection with the alleged financial irregularities in the cricket association case.

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EC meeting on delimitation in J&K, a process stalled by Abdullah in 2002

New Delhi, Aug 13: The Election Commission of India (ECI) is meeting to discuss the delimitation of assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir.

This is the first meeting of the Election Commission to discuss the delimitation of Vidhan Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Does Farooq Abdullah know what US meddling did in Iraq, Afghanistan?

farooqabdullahDoes Farooq Abdullah have a clue as to what happened in Afghanistan and Syria. Look at what the meddling by the United States of America has done in those countries, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said.

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