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India  /  Published 01.09.19

Caged and bearded, Omar has ‘aged’

Omar Abdullah, a prisoner of his own bodyguards, is almost unrecognisable after nearly a month in detention, an official who met the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister told The Telegraph. “At f...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 14.04.20

Coronavirus role in release of detainees

The Jammu and Kashmir administration under lieutenant governor G.C. Murmu has released dozens of purported pro-azadi Kashmiri activists jailed in the Union Territory and elsewhere, the global pandemic...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 13.04.20

Top court relief for Assam detainees

The Supreme Court on Monday directed that all alleged foreign nationals kept in detention centres in Assam for over two years be released, coming up with the relief as part of efforts to contain the s...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Assam MLA held for remarks against Covid-19 hospitals

An Opposition MLA in Assam was arrested on Tuesday for making 'objectionable' remarks about the condition of quarantine facilities and hospitals treating Covid-19 patients, calling them worse than det...
By PTI in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.20

Spare a thought for those in detention camps

India, especially New India, loves to lock up people. The exercise of updating the National Register of Citizens in Assam — meant to be carried out all over the country, according to the Union home ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 26.06.19

Free, but left in the lurch

Madhubala Mandal walked out of Assam’s Kokrajhar detention centre for “foreigners” on Wednesday after two-and-a-half years of incarceration, a trauma she had to suffer for no fault of hers.Madhu...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.02.20

BRIEFS: Tea worker released from camp

Sukhdev Ree, 48, a resident of Hailakandi district in Assam, was released from Silchar detention camp on bail on Thursday after 43 months. Ree, a labourer of a tea garden in Algapur, was served a noti...
By The Telegraph in Agartala

North East  /  Published 14.02.20

Top court seeks status of detainees

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre and the Assam government to file a fresh report on the status of release of Bangladeshi immigrants living in detention centres in the light of its earli...
By PTI and A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Supreme Court judge leaves Omar case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned hearing of a petition relating to the alleged illegal detention of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah under the Public Safety Act after one ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.03.19

‘Arbitrary powers stifling rights’

Economist Jean Dreze, who was detained along with two activists on Thursday in BJP-ruled Jharkhand for trying to address a meeting on food security, has explained the possible reasons behind the polic...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi


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