India  /  Published 05.02.20

J&K: Sajjad Lone, Waheed Parra released from detention

Senior politician and People's Conference chairman Sajjad Lone and PDP leader Waheed Parra, close aide of detained former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, were released from preventive detention in Srin...
By PTI in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 06.04.20

Amnesty International appeals to release prisoners

Amnesty International has asked the Assam government to release those declared foreigners or detained across the six detention centres in the state immediately.It welcomed steps taken by the governmen...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Mamata allays NRC detention camp fear

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday that no Assam-like detention camps would be set up in Bengal, following up on her repeated pledges that a National Register of Citizens (NRC) would not b...
By Devadeep Purohit in Siliguri

India  /  Published 18.12.19

Prayers after a long pause

Prayers were held at the Valley’s biggest mosque, the Jamia Masjid, in old Srinagar on Wednesday for the first time in the four-and-a-half months since the clampdown following the revocation of Jamm...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.19

Bengal to set up detention centres for arrested foreigners

The Bengal government will soon set up two detention centres to house foreign nationals arrested on criminal charges, but the camps have “absolutely no connection” with the National Register of Ci...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.09.19

Kashmir boy suicide after ‘beating’, army denies

A teenager committed suicide hours after an alleged beating by the army in Chandgam village, Pulwama.The army said the allegation was “completely baseless” and that “the boy was not detained or ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 14.06.19

NIA claims Lanka bombing link to TN raids

The National Investigation Agency on Thursday raided more than 10 locations in Tamil Nadu to probe a suspected link between an alleged local module of the Islamic State and the Easter Sunday bombings ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.01.20

102-year-old tells rally: Save nation

The feeble voice of 102-year-old freedom fighter H.S. Doreswamy elicited a thunderous applause in Bangalore on Friday as he exhorted people to protest against the new citizenship regime irrespective o...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 25.12.19

Citizens not excluded

Ever since the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act escalated and covered most of the big cities in India and touched a section of the student population, some of those who are politically...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 24.12.19

MHA instructed States to set up detention centres: Maharashtra Congress

The Maharashtra Congress on Tuesday claimed the Union home ministry had instructed states to set up detention centres for illegal migrants in January this year, and accused Prime Minister Narendra Mod...
By PTI in Mumbai


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