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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

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

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

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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

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


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