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

North East  /  Published 15.04.20

HC direction on detainees

Gauhati High Court on Wednesday gave a general direction to superintendents of police (border) of all 33 Assam districts for compliance with the Supreme Court’s order on Monday on release of detenti...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Woman detainee dies in Kokrajhar

A 60-year-old woman, lodged in a detention centre in lower Assam’s Kokrajhar district since 2018, died of cancer on Sunday, taking the total number of deaths in the state’s detention centres to 30...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Delhi  /  Published 03.03.20

Delhi HC to hear plea for 'illegal' detention

The Delhi High Court will hear on Friday a plea seeking direction to the authorities to produce two persons who have been allegedly illegally detained by the police during the violence which had erupt...
By PTI in New Delhi


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