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

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

Police stop team to Assam

A team of 17 members from four rights groups who had embarked on a journey to form a human chain near a detention camp in Assam’s Goalpara district were stopped on the Bengal border on Friday by Ass...
By TT Bureau in Alipurduar

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

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 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

North East  /  Published 27.04.20

Over 200 detainees released in Assam

At least 232 inmates have been released so far from the six detention centres in Assam, following a Supreme Court directive. The apex court had directed on April 13 to release those who have spent mor...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 18.08.19

Wanted, private space to detain Kashmiris

Hundreds of people, including mainstream politicians, political workers and lawyers, have been detained or arrested in Jammu and Kashmir since the August 5 lockdown and the scrapping of the state’s ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

World  /  Published 03.08.19

700 held for ‘illegal’ Russia protest

Russian police on Saturday detained more than 700 people attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration w...
By Reuters in Moscow

North East  /  Published 11.04.20

Odd-even nets 780 norm-flouters in city

Police have detained over 780 two-wheelers for violating the odd-even norm in the city on Saturday.The Guwahati traffic police said they had detained 780 two-wheelers, nine three-wheelers and 98 four-...
By Mohsin Khan and Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati


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