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Detention Centre
West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

Youth’s desperate hunt for job and documents for survival

Gangadhar Pramanik, the 33-year-old from Bankura who returned to his village on Wednesday after spending three years at a detention centre in Assam’s Goalpara, may be a free man now, but he know...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 22.08.21

Namesake

Camp Justice was the informal name granted to the complex where Guantánamo detainees faced charges before the military commissions. British judge Baron Steyn described its working thus — ...
By Upala Sen

North East  /  Published 10.10.20

Court on detention centres outside jails

Gauhati High Court has directed the Assam government to submit an action-taken report by October 16 on steps taken to set up detention centres “outside” jail premises. Justice Achintya Ma...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

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 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

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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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

Detention camp, all but

Ali Hossain, a driver by profession, left home last week for some essential shopping for his family. Barely 100 metres from his thatched home, he made a U-turn realising he had forgotten something vit...
By Devadeep Purohit and Soumya De Sarkar

North East  /  Published 17.03.20

10 detainees died in past year: Centre

Ten inmates of Assam’s six detention centres, where declared/convicted foreigners are kept, died in different hospitals from March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020, the NDA government said in the Lok Sa...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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