North East  /  Published 27.04.20

Over 200 detainees released in Assam

At least 232 inmates have been released so far from the six detention centres in Assam, following a Supreme Court directive. The apex court had directed on April 13 to release those who have spent mor...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.04.20

Widow out of detention camp of Silchar

Sima Bardhan, a 50-year-old widow, was on Tuesday released from the detention camp in Silchar. She was lodged there since April 10, 2017. Silchar’s BJP MLA Dilip Paul stood bailer for her. The deten...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 15.04.20

HC direction on detainees

Gauhati High Court on Wednesday gave a general direction to superintendents of police (border) of all 33 Assam districts for compliance with the Supreme Court’s order on Monday on release of detenti...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

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 13.04.20

Assam detainees look at 2-year cut-off

The Supreme Court has said that individuals lodged in detention centres of Assam for more than two years may be released on personal bond and surety, the judges making the observation on Monday while ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 11.04.20

Odd-even nets 780 norm-flouters in city

Police have detained over 780 two-wheelers for violating the odd-even norm in the city on Saturday.The Guwahati traffic police said they had detained 780 two-wheelers, nine three-wheelers and 98 four-...
By Mohsin Khan and Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Woman detainee dies in Kokrajhar

A 60-year-old woman, lodged in a detention centre in lower Assam’s Kokrajhar district since 2018, died of cancer on Sunday, taking the total number of deaths in the state’s detention centres to 30...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

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

North East  /  Published 06.04.20

Amnesty International appeals to release prisoners

Amnesty International has asked the Assam government to release those declared foreigners or detained across the six detention centres in the state immediately.It welcomed steps taken by the governmen...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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