JKCSCC denies reports claiming support to Shah Faesal

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Civil Society Coordination Committee (JKCSCC) on Friday refuted the reports that the group has supported the resignation of Shah Faesal from bureaucracy. According to the statement, member of JKCSCC Muzaffar Shah in a press conference called such reports “baseless”. “Some media organisations have published the misleading report that JKCSCC members Muzaffar Shah, […]

Travesty of free speech: Faesal

Travesty of free speech: Faesal

New Delhi: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal Wednesday said invoking sedition law against Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the JNU case was a travesty of free speech. Nearly three years after former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kumar and 9 others were accused of raising anti-India slogans, the Delhi police Monday charged them […]

Shah Faesal could deliver better as officer than politician: Governor

Shah Faesal could deliver better as officer than politician: Governor

JAMMU: Describing Shah Faesal as an efficient and dedicated officer, Governor Satya Pal Malik Saturday said that Faesal could deliver better as an officer rather than as a politician. Governor Satya Pal Malik issued a statement on the resignation of IAS officer terming his resignation as a personal matter. “Shah Faisal was an efficient and […]

Mr. IAS, What Next?

Mr. IAS, What Next?

Ishaq Begh Till 2010, Shah Faesal was not a well known figure in Kashmir but after cracking the India’s top most civil service examination held under UPSC (IAS) that too with a top position rendered him to be a reputable figure in Kashmir as well as in India. India tried to harvest a huge crop […]

Faesal ready for polls, but keeps cards close to chest

Faesal ready for polls, but keeps cards close to chest

SRINAGAR: After quitting Indian bureaucracy “in protest” over “unabated killings” in the Valley, IAS officer Shah Faesal, on Friday, said that he can’t play in the hands of ‘deep state’ because he has “enough qualification to defeat them”. “In fact I can use them, but deep state cannot use me,” said Faesal, at his first […]

Er Rashid offers Shah Faesal to join AIP

Er Rashid offers Shah Faesal to join AIP

SRINAGAR: Er Rashid on Thursday offered former IAS officer Shah Faesal to join his Awami Ittehad Party (AIP), saying his joining any party “with not a good track record” will lead to confusions and 2010 IAS topper’s intentions might be questioned. According to the statement, AIP chief stated this in a press conference here. He […]

IAS officer Shah Faesal resigns

IAS officer Shah Faesal resigns

Srinagar: IAS officer from Jammu and Kashmir Shah Faesal, who has been in limelight since topping the civil services exam in 2010, resigned Wednesday, protesting against the “unabated” killings in Kashmir and a “lack of sincere reach out” from the Union government. In a brief statement on Facebook, the 35-year-old said his resignation was also […]