Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: Detention

Delhi government moves to bring back detention policy at schools

Following the gazette notification, the government will release the manner and conditions a child can be held back in his current class.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s return makes Chinese realise ‘US imperialism is a paper tiger’

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was detained by Canada in 2018 at US’ extradition request over alleged violation of Iran sanctions. But was it a prisoner swap deal with China?

J&K HC quashes detention of NC leader, says his activities are normal in a democracy

National Conference leader Ali Mohammad Sagar was arrested on 6 August last year as the authorities said he would oppose the scrapping of Article 370.

Will hear plea against Omar Abdullah’s detention if he’s not released: SC to Centre

The Supreme Court's order to the Centre and Jammu & Kashmir administration comes days after Omar Abdullah's father Farooq was released from detention.

Police fails test of law every time Chandrashekhar Azad or an anti-CAA protester is detained

Every citizen, including the women at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, has the right to protest peacefully, especially, against government. And police can’t detain them.

2 politicians freed, internet back for 80 Kashmir businesses, educational institutions

Hakeem Yaseen, chief of Kashmir-based People’s Democratic Front, and Ashraf Mir, ex-MLA of the Peoples Democratic Party, were released on health grounds.

34 detained Kashmiri politicians moved to MLA Hostel from Centaur Hotel due to winter

Among the detained are Sajjad Lone of People's Conference, Naem Akhtar of PDP, former IAS officer Shah Faesal and Ali Mohammad Sagar of NC.

3 Kashmir politicians, in detention since 5 August, released

Yawar Mir, Noor Mohammed and Shoiab Lone were released Thursday on various grounds, including signing of a bond to maintain peace and good behaviour.

No reasons given to Kashmiri journalist Gowhar Geelani as he is stopped from flying to Germany

Geelani's passport and boarding pass were returned to him hours later but he said that for the first time, in the last 13 yrs, that he has been stopped from boarding a flight.

Jailed for years: Why India needs a right to compensation for wrongful arrests & detention

Law Commission recommended India apply standard for wrongful prosecution, in keeping with international promises, but Parliament hasn’t paid heed to it.

On Camera


File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.