Detention Camp
North East  /  Published 31.12.18

Labourer freed from Goalpara detention camp

Sipping tea at his in-laws’ place in Kaziamati, 50-year-old Joynal Abedin, a daily-wage labourer, looked relieved on the eve of New Year’s day.He has reasons to be glad as three days ago he was re...
By Gaurav Das in Baksa

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

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.20

Suicide over fear of detention camp for son

A rickshaw puller allegedly hanged himself here on Saturday afternoon apparently out of panic that his son could be sent to a detention camp because of his faulty identity proofs.Family members found ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Tehatta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.20

Model set up of a terrifying future

Wasseypur residents staging their indefinite dharna at Ara Mor since January 2 against the new citizenship matrix set up a model of a detention camp on Sunday evening as a visual marker of the scary t...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

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


India  /  Published 04.01.20

Assam detention camp: Another death reported

Naresh Koch has become the 29th person to die in one of Assam’s detention camps.Koch’s death comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi denied the existence of the camps at a rally in the national c...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.11.19

28 deaths in Assam's camps, says govt

Twenty-eight people have died in Assam’s detention camps where suspected immigrants are confined, but these were not because of pressure or fear, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.In ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

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

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

Police stop team to Assam

A team of 17 members from four rights groups who had embarked on a journey to form a human chain near a detention camp in Assam’s Goalpara district were stopped on the Bengal border on Friday by Ass...
By TT Bureau in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.19

People excluded from NRC are not criminals

Heed the numbers: a total of 3,30,27,661 applicants, of whom 3,11,21,004 figure in the updated National Register of Citizens, published in Assam on August 31. The 19,06,657 people who were excluded wi...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in


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