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Kafeel Khan thanked the court and said that he “will continue to raise voice against injustice done to anyone anywhere”.(File Photo)

Supreme Court rejects UP plea against Kafeel Khan’s release after detention under NSA

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 05:37 AM IST
On September 1, the Allahabad high court put an end to the continued detention of Khan since January 29 over a speech given last December at Aligarh Muslim University on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Protestors outside the Ambala Cantonment police station.(HT Photo)
Protestors outside the Ambala Cantonment police station.(HT Photo)

Ambala advocate released after Bar members protest against ‘illegal detention’

Hindustan Times, Ambala | By Bhavey Nagpal
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 11:33 PM IST
Advocate Kamal Dham was allegedly picked up by the police in the morning for questioning in an extortion case
Dr Kafeel Khan at a press conference in Lucknow in 2018.(PTI file)
Dr Kafeel Khan at a press conference in Lucknow in 2018.(PTI file)

HC orders Dr Kafeel Khan’s release, sets aside detention under NSA

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 04:33 PM IST
The court also termed the detention order of February 13, 2020, against Khan by the Aligarh district magistrate as ‘bad’
Under the PSA, a person can be kept under detention for up to two years without any trial in the court. (Photo @jkpdp)
Under the PSA, a person can be kept under detention for up to two years without any trial in the court. (Photo @jkpdp)

For Mehbooba Mufti’s release, a poke at Centre from Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 05:44 PM IST
On Friday, the Jammu and Kashmir administration extended Mufti’s detention even as it released Peoples Conference chief Sajad Gani Lone in Srinagar, a week ahead of the one-year anniversary of the revocation of the troubled region’s special status and its bifurcation.
Mehbooba Mufti was initially detained on August 5 last year when the Centre abrogated special status of the erstwhile state and bifurcated it into two union territories -- Ladakh, and Jammu and Kashmir.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Mehbooba Mufti was initially detained on August 5 last year when the Centre abrogated special status of the erstwhile state and bifurcated it into two union territories -- Ladakh, and Jammu and Kashmir.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Mehbooba Mufti’s detention under PSA extended by three months

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 09:55 PM IST
In a brief order, district magistrate of Srinagar handed over the continuation of her custody at her residence, hours before her present term under the PSA was to expire.
Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah was detained on August 4, 2019, a day before Article 370 abrogation.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)
Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah was detained on August 4, 2019, a day before Article 370 abrogation.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)

Farooq Abdullah, in detention for 7 months, ordered to be released by govt

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 01:50 PM IST
Farooq Abdullah, along with son Omar and former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti, were detained on August 4, 2019, a day before the Centre stripped Jammu and Kashmir of special status and bifurcated it into two union territories.
The photograph in which Omar Abdullah is seen sporting an overgrown grey dishevelled beard is similar to the one which had emerged a couple of months earlier.(SOURCED FROM TWITTER.)
The photograph in which Omar Abdullah is seen sporting an overgrown grey dishevelled beard is similar to the one which had emerged a couple of months earlier.(SOURCED FROM TWITTER.)

Hours after SC defers hearing plea against detention, new photo of Omar Abdullah goes viral

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 10:13 PM IST
The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference leader was booked under the stringent Public Safety Act on February 5, along with other top leaders of the erstwhile state.
The government has shown no tangible evidence which suggests that the Abdullahs or Ms Mufti had done anything to stir violence or seek to break up the Union.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
The government has shown no tangible evidence which suggests that the Abdullahs or Ms Mufti had done anything to stir violence or seek to break up the Union.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)

Jammu and Kashmir: Detention is not the answer | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 08:42 PM IST
Booking the former chief ministers under PSA is counterproductive
Omar Abdullah, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, addresses a press conference on August 3, 2019 at his residence in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Omar Abdullah, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, addresses a press conference on August 3, 2019 at his residence in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

‘Ridiculous material’: Omar Abdullah’s sister challenges his detention in SC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 07:23 PM IST
Omar Abdullah has been under detention sinch August 5, 2019, when Centre abrogated Article 370.
HT Image
HT Image

Tarn Taran police accused of teen’s illegal detention

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:34 PM IST
Former Peoples’ Democratic Party Wachi MLA Ajaz Ahmad Mir and trade leader Shakeel Qalandar, who is former president of the Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir, were released from custody on Tuesday(Aijaz Ahmad Mir/Twitter)
Former Peoples’ Democratic Party Wachi MLA Ajaz Ahmad Mir and trade leader Shakeel Qalandar, who is former president of the Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir, were released from custody on Tuesday(Aijaz Ahmad Mir/Twitter)

Ex-PDP MLA, trade leader released from detention

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 07:08 AM IST
Former Peoples’ Democratic Party Wachi MLA Ajaz Ahmad Mir and trade leader Shakeel Qalandar, who is former president of the Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir, were released from custody on Tuesday.
Family members of Kashmiri politicians who are under detention walk towards MLA Hostel building in Srinagar.(ANI Photo)
Family members of Kashmiri politicians who are under detention walk towards MLA Hostel building in Srinagar.(ANI Photo)

Life under detention: Kashmir political rivals turn friends

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 04:59 PM IST
Most of these politicians watch television at common room or mess, either at lunch or dinner.
France on Wednesday called on China to end “mass arbitrary detentions” in Xinjiang, where around one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being held. (Representative Image)(AP)
France on Wednesday called on China to end “mass arbitrary detentions” in Xinjiang, where around one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being held. (Representative Image)(AP)

France calls on China to end ‘mass arbitrary detentions’

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2019 01:04 AM IST
France on Wednesday called on China to end “mass arbitrary detentions” in Xinjiang, where around one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being held
(REUTERS Photo)
(REUTERS Photo)

Assam to release over 50 foreigners kept in detention

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 02:57 AM IST
In May, the Supreme Court ordered that illegal foreigners in Assam who have completed more than three years in detention may be released after they provide biometric details in a database.
The police stopped Naidu and his son Lokesh, who is an MLC, when they were heading to Atmakur village in Palnadu region in Guntur district along with 127 families, who were allegedly assaulted and hounded out of the region by the ruling YSR Congress ranks last month.(HT Photo)
The police stopped Naidu and his son Lokesh, who is an MLC, when they were heading to Atmakur village in Palnadu region in Guntur district along with 127 families, who were allegedly assaulted and hounded out of the region by the ruling YSR Congress ranks last month.(HT Photo)

‘Unprecedented, atrocious’, says Chandrababu Naidu locked up at home

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 01:02 AM IST
Chandrababu Naidu and his son were kept under house arrest by police at their residence on the banks of Krishna river at Vundavalli in Andhra Pradesh.
TDP workers gather at the residence of former CM of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu, as Police are not allowing them for 'Chalo Atmakur’ rally, in Amaravati on Wednesday.(ANI)
TDP workers gather at the residence of former CM of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu, as Police are not allowing them for 'Chalo Atmakur’ rally, in Amaravati on Wednesday.(ANI)

‘Chandrababu Naidu was creating tensions’: Andhra Pradesh DGP on ex-CM’s preventive detention

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 04:22 PM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu was on Wednesday morning put under preventive detention at a time when he along with his party workers were set to take out ‘Chalo Atmakur’ rally. Following the house arrest, he sat on a hunger strike in protest.
The MP’s said in the petition that the authorities had not allowed them to meet the party leaders.(HT image)
The MP’s said in the petition that the authorities had not allowed them to meet the party leaders.(HT image)

Jammu and Kashmir high court court seeks information on leaders’ detention

SRINAGAR | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 12:08 AM IST
Farooq Abdullah has been placed under house arrest at his Gupkar residence in Srinagar and his son Omar Abdullah has been detained at Hari Niwas, which has been converted into sub-jail.
Assam state National Register of Citizens (NRC) officials check documents of residents after their names were not included in the citizens register in Nagaon district.(PTI)
Assam state National Register of Citizens (NRC) officials check documents of residents after their names were not included in the citizens register in Nagaon district.(PTI)

No immediate detention of those left out of NRC list, says Assam govt

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 12:02 AM IST
A government notice said those left out of the final NRC won’t face any kind of detention till the foreigners’ tribunals (FTs) passes orders about their status.
In May, the Supreme Court directed the Assam government that foreigners who have served more than three years in detention can be conditionally released.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
In May, the Supreme Court directed the Assam government that foreigners who have served more than three years in detention can be conditionally released.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

At least 13 foreigners released from detention in Assam after SC order

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2019 10:06 PM IST
Nine of the 13 were released in Goalpara district and four in Lakhimpur district.
Outside the main mosque in Kashgar, where a surveillance camera looks on(Bloomberg)
Outside the main mosque in Kashgar, where a surveillance camera looks on(Bloomberg)

How China is defending its detention of Muslims to the world

Bloomberg | By Peter Martin
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2019 04:35 PM IST
Shu Le is one of an unknown number of re-education camps in Xinjiang, a Muslim-majority region at the heart of President Xi Jinping’s Belt-and-Road Initiative to connect Asia with Europe.
Jharkhand food and public distribution minister, Saryu Rai, condemned his state’s police for detaining economist-activist Jean Drèze and his associates for two hours and forcing them to abort a public programme in Bishunpura in Jharkhand’s Garhwa district on Thursday. (Photo by Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Jharkhand food and public distribution minister, Saryu Rai, condemned his state’s police for detaining economist-activist Jean Drèze and his associates for two hours and forcing them to abort a public programme in Bishunpura in Jharkhand’s Garhwa district on Thursday. (Photo by Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Minister condemns economist Jean Drèze’s detention

Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2019 11:32 PM IST
Drèze, who has been a member of the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council, told the Hindustan Times over the phone that he and his associates were about to hold a public meeting on the issues of ration, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and pension in the village
The India mission and consulates have visited several detention centres throughout the US to extend consular assistance to the detained students, the MEA said.(AP Photo)
The India mission and consulates have visited several detention centres throughout the US to extend consular assistance to the detained students, the MEA said.(AP Photo)

India approaches US against deportation of held students

New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2019 11:00 PM IST
The detention of the students, among 130 foreign nationals rounded up by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on civil immigration charges on Wednesday, is being taken “quite seriously,” people familiar with the development said on condition of anonymity.
Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance(REUTERS)
Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance(REUTERS)

Ghosn set for court hearing in Japan over detention

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 02:14 PM IST
It is the latest in a series of unexpected twists in a case that has gripped Japan and the business world since the once-revered auto tycoon was arrested on his private jet at a Tokyo airport on November 19.

Journalist sentenced to one year in detention for remarks against Centre, Manipur govt

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 06:06 PM IST
On December 13, the board recommended that there were “sufficient grounds” to detain Wangkhem under the provisions of the NSA, the statement said.
Moderate separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was restrained to his home by police on Sunday.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Moderate separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was restrained to his home by police on Sunday.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Separatists placed under detention ahead of municipal polls in J-K

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 11:56 PM IST
Authorities have deployed heavy security in various districts, including sensitive polling stations to ensure an event-free polling amid boycott calls from separatists and threats by militants.
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar speaks in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar speaks in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)

Students can fail Classes 5, 8 as Lok Sabha passes bill to improve learning outcome

IANS, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 10:56 AM IST
The Lok Sabha passes the amendment seeking revocation of ‘no detention’ policy in classes 5 and 8. The original Act stipulated that no child admitted in a school shall be held back in any class or expelled from school till the completion of elementary education.
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