India  /  Published 13.02.20

‘Detention Centre’, built by protesters

From behind the iron grille the women chanted: “Hum kya chahte? Azadi.”The cry for freedom — or freedom from fear of detention — rang out on Thursday at Deoband’s Idgah ground where women ga...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 02.04.19

‘Foreigner’ families fight for identity

It’s a poignant tale of two families from diverse districts of Assam living in separate detention centres but bound in suffering wrought by the battle over influx and the need to establish their Ind...
By Sudeshna Pal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.03.19

Space shrinks for Dreze in Jharkhand

Economist Jean Dreze said on Thursday that he and two right to food activists were threatened with arrest and detained at a police station for two hours in BJP-ruled Jharkhand for trying to address a ...
By Our Bureau in Ranchi

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Omar Abdullah's sister moves SC against his detention

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah's sister on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging his detention under the Public Safety Act.Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for petiti...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.01.20

‘Detained’ before grave visit

Jailed former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija has alleged that she has been detained at her home in Srinagar’s Gupkar to prevent her from visiting her grandfather Mufti Mohammad Sa...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 23.12.19

True lies

What makes some phrases immortal is their universal application. ‘Lies, damned lies, and statistics’, the phrase that was popularized by Mark Twain and mistakenly attributed to a British prime min...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 22.12.19

Just who are you calling a liar, PM?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said there had been no discussions on “the word NRC” (National Register of Citizens) during his five-year-old tenure, ignoring home minister Amit Shah’s re...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.11.19

1,000 held in Assam camps

Close to 1,000 “foreigners” are lodged in six detention centres in Assam and as many as 28 detainees have died either in these camps or in hospitals, the Union home ministry informed Parliament on...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.11.19

Farooq Abdullah on House defence panel

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has been included in a 21-member consultative committee on defence even as he remains detained under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) after...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi


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