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

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 30.01.20

Kanhaiya Kumar held before yatra

Kanhaiya Kumar, CPI leader and former JNU students’ union president, was detained outside Mahatma Gandhi’s Bhitiharwa Ashram in Bihar on Thursday as he prepared to launch a state-wide Jana Gana Ma...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 18.11.19

‘Where is Farooq’ cry in Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha reverberated to the question “Where is Farooq Abdullah?” on the first day of the winter session.The Opposition slammed the “illegal” detention of the National Conference MP and f...
By Our Special Correspondent 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 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

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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