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Detention
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 in

World  /  Published 02.02.19

Indian on hunger strike 'force-fed' in US detention

Three times a day, a 22-year-old Indian man on a hunger strike says, he is dragged from his cell in a Texas immigration detention center, his feet scraping the floor as he goes. He's put on a bed wher...
By AP in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.20

Maharashtra 5 detained in NRC panic

Four women and a girl from Maharashtra, who had reached a Birbhum village for financial aid in the wake of purported crop failure, were detained for about two hours by local people on Sunday as they s...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

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

Opinion  /  Published 30.10.19

Have politicians forgotten what childhood was like?

It often seems as though politicians never had a childhood. They have forgotten how they tried to duck studies. The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 for children between six and 14 yea...
By The Editorial Board in

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

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

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


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