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Opinion  /  Published 07.11.18

Internet shutdowns do little for public safety

The more things change, the more they remain the same. India leads the world in the number of internet shutdowns, with over 100 reported incidents in 2018 according to two independent studies. This ha...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.20

Strict police step up Howrah vigil

Police had to forcibly send people home in several pockets of Howrah to enforce the lockdown on Monday.People stepping out of their homes, many with bank passbooks, were stopped. Residents chatting on...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Howrah

North East  /  Published 02.04.20

Arunachal on Covid map, case 2 in Manipur

Arunachal Pradesh became the fourth northeastern state to join the country’s coronavirus map on Thursday with a man from Medo in Lohit district testing positive. The total Covid-19 cases in the regi...
By Damien Lepcha and Brozendra Ningomba in Itanagar

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Section 144

The district magistrates of Aizawl, Lunglei, Lawngtlai and Kolasib districts in Mizoram have imposed Section 144 of CrPC banning assembly of more than five persons as a precaution against the novel co...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 04.01.20

Different protest, different rules

The city administration on Saturday allowed a group of protesters to violate Section 144, in contrast to the police crackdown against the anti-citizenship-act demonstrators.Except that this crowd of 1...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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India  /  Published 19.02.20

SC effort on Shaheen dangerous for democracy: Kaleeswaram

A senior Supreme Court lawyer has said the apex court’s decision to appoint a committee to talk to the anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh with an aim to relocate them is tantamount to taking up an ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Education  /  Published 15.01.20

The Chronology: You suppress. We protest

Some events have the power to turn your whole life around. On December 14 last year, as news of police violence at Jamia Millia Islamia surfaced, I started making frantic calls. Not only was my childh...
By Shalini Singh

India  /  Published 10.01.20

Valley hopes, with fingers crossed

The Valley on Friday saw some light at the end of the tunnel after the Supreme Court ordered a review of the five-month-old restrictions, including the Internet ban, and prohibited the imposition of a...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 05.04.20

Dimapur Section 144 eased

Dimapur district magistrate and commissioner of police Rothihu Tetseo partially relaxed the prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in the district from 9am to 2pm with effect from Monday.The res...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Section 144 along border to stop smuggling

The Malda administration has clamped dusk-to-dawn prohibitory orders under CrPC Section 144 along the India-Bangladesh border in the district to prevent smuggling and infiltration, which have been on ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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