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20-metre-long escape tunnel found at Australian detention centre: Report

  • The refugee advocates said that the fresh escape attempt has highlighted the prolonged detention of those held in the onshore detention centres in Australia.
The refugee advocates said that the tunnel ran from beneath the floor of room 6F in one of the accommodation blocks.(Refugee Action Coalition)
The refugee advocates said that the tunnel ran from beneath the floor of room 6F in one of the accommodation blocks.(Refugee Action Coalition)
Published on May 11, 2021 03:37 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Ghaziabad: SC/ST hostel to stay; UP’s first detention centre to come up in another location

Government officials said that a hunt is for a new place for the proposed detention facility
Workers at an under-construction detention centre in Matia, Assam, in January.(Representational Photo/Bloomberg)
Workers at an under-construction detention centre in Matia, Assam, in January.(Representational Photo/Bloomberg)
Published on Sep 18, 2020 01:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | ByHT Correspondent

Gauhati HC orders release of detention centre inmates who completed 2 years

Acting on two intervention petitions seeking the release of detention centre inmates over fears of them contracting Covid-19, the Supreme Court had ordered on April 13 that all detainees who had spent two years in detention should be released.
An under construction detention camp in Matia, Assam.(HT Photo)
An under construction detention camp in Matia, Assam.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 18, 2020 10:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

Covid-19: 300 rounded up in Chandigarh, 35 booked in Mohali for violating curfew

In some parts of Chandigarh, stone pelting was reported when patrolling officers resorted to lathicharge to stop people from stepping out of their house
Chandigarh police arresting curfew violators at Sector 22 in Chandigarh on Wednesday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Chandigarh police arresting curfew violators at Sector 22 in Chandigarh on Wednesday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 01:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondents, Chandigarh/mohali

No ‘exclusive’ detention centres, government tells Parliament

Minister of state for home Nityanand Rai made the statement while replying to a question from MP Pradyut Bordoloi in Lok Sabha.
The government informed the Parliament on Tuesday that no detention centres have been built in Assam “exclusively” to detain those who do not have documents proving their citizenship under National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC).(HT PHOTO)
The government informed the Parliament on Tuesday that no detention centres have been built in Assam “exclusively” to detain those who do not have documents proving their citizenship under National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC).(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 04, 2020 11:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New DElhi | ByHT Correspondent

2 Pak nationals who crossed over to India in 2018 sent back home

While Mubshar Bilal was languishing in Hoshiarpur juvenile home, Sajjad Haider was at a detention centre in Delhi
The BSF officials handed over the duo to the Pakistan Rangers at the zero line around 1.30pm.(HT photo)
The BSF officials handed over the duo to the Pakistan Rangers at the zero line around 1.30pm.(HT photo)
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 11:19 PM IST
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HT Correspondent, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Amritsar

Won’t separate children from families for now: Centre to SC on Assam NRC

The top court was hearing a petition filed by a non-profit that complained there were 60 children in detention centres because their citizenship was yet to be established.
A bench led by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde told the government to file an affidavit in four weeks.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A bench led by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde told the government to file an affidavit in four weeks.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 01:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

On Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Jhooth’ jibe at PM Modi, BJP’s scathing comeback

PM Modi, while addressing a massive rally in Delhi on Sunday, had said there are no detention centres in India.
NCongress MP Rahul Gandhi(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
NCongress MP Rahul Gandhi(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 26, 2019 12:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Check with social welfare dept’: Minister on detention centre in Karnataka

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said, “In qualified terms, it is not a detention centre. There is no purpose per se to detain someone on the issue of citizenship.”
Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai objected to the term ‘Detention Centre’.(Twitter photo/ @BSBommai)
Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai objected to the term ‘Detention Centre’.(Twitter photo/ @BSBommai)
Updated on Dec 25, 2019 06:23 PM IST
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‘Simple Google search’: Congress on PM Modi’s ‘no detention centre’ claim

The Congress also attached newspaper clippings to the tweet which quoted Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai saying that 28 illegal immigrants had died in detention centres across Assam.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at people during a rally at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Sunday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO.)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at people during a rally at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Sunday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Dec 22, 2019 08:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Urban Naxals, Cong lying on detention centres for Muslims’: PM Modi on CAA

The Prime Minister earlier launched a blistering attack on the present dispensation and “dishonest” opposition, saying the Bharatiya Janata Party does not ignore people’s problems like the previous governments did in Delhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a BJP rally at Ramlia Maidan, in New Delhi on December 22, 2019. (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a BJP rally at Ramlia Maidan, in New Delhi on December 22, 2019. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Dec 22, 2019 02:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

CAA-NRC: Lessons from the Assam experience

The government’s plan has disturbing domestic and international implications. Go back to the founding values
The NRC considers each individual as a presumed non-citizen who must prove otherwise(AP)
The NRC considers each individual as a presumed non-citizen who must prove otherwise(AP)
Updated on Dec 20, 2019 08:29 PM IST
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ByDeb Mukharji

A case for posthumous citizenship for NRC victims

How precious it is for someone to belong somewhere, that the humiliation of “unbelonging” empties their desire to live. Even when he was sure that he will end his life, he wanted to be remembered as a citizen, not as someone illegal.
How long will the suffering of the 1.9 million people continue, or have we relegated them as “permanent aliens”?(AP)
How long will the suffering of the 1.9 million people continue, or have we relegated them as “permanent aliens”?(AP)
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 04:02 PM IST
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BySuraj Gogoi

Detained J&K leader’s son frisked, alleges kin

The police said a raid was conducted in the hostel where they recovered mobile phones from detained leaders. According to a relative of the NC leader, the forces also frisked the toddler while he was in his mother’s lap during a visit to the hostel.
The two-year-old son of a National Conference leader, who is currently under detention at Srinagar’s MLA hostel, was allegedly frisked by security forces at the detention centre (Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)(Representative Image)
The two-year-old son of a National Conference leader, who is currently under detention at Srinagar’s MLA hostel, was allegedly frisked by security forces at the detention centre (Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)(Representative Image)
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 06:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Assam forms panel to review condition at detention centres

Friday’s move comes days after the family of Dulal Paul, 65, who died on October 13 after spending two years at a detention centre, refused to accept his body till he was declared an Indian citizen.
The Assam government on Friday constituted a committee to review the conditions prevailing in the six detention centres for illegal immigrants in the state.(AP)
The Assam government on Friday constituted a committee to review the conditions prevailing in the six detention centres for illegal immigrants in the state.(AP)
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 02:34 AM IST
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Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

Declare him Indian, says family of man pronounced foreigner who died in Assam

Dulal Chandra Paul, 65, who was declared a foreigner two years ago and was in a detention camp, died at a Guwahati hospital on Sunday
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on August 31 left out 1.9 million peole They will have to file appeals to prove that they are Indians.(AP)
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on August 31 left out 1.9 million peole They will have to file appeals to prove that they are Indians.(AP)
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 10:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

Final NRC status: 15 buildings, schools, hospital in detention centre for those not in Assam NRC

In the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on August 31, more than 19 lakh people were excluded. However, those left out can still apply to the designated Foreigners’ Tribunals within 120 days for their cases to be heard.
(HT Photo)
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Updated on Sep 14, 2019 04:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByHT Correspondent

For illegal immigrants: Plot in Nerul identified for detention centre

While there were claims that the proposal for the detention centre was linked to the national register of citizens (NRC), Brijesh Singh, senior IPS officer and state government’s spokesperson, refuted the same.
The state government has identified land in Navi Mumbai to build a detention centre to house illegal immigrants till they are deported. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
The state government has identified land in Navi Mumbai to build a detention centre to house illegal immigrants till they are deported. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 02:15 AM IST
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Mumbai | BySwapnil Rawal, Mumbai

Centaur hotel turns into detention centre in Srinagar, houses 50 top leaders

At least 50 top mainstream politicians including former ministers and legislators of the National Conference, the People’s Democratic Party, and the People’s Conference are housed there, according a government officer posted at SKICC.
Once a high-end hotel preferred by high-profile politicians, the city’s Centaur hotel, which is now part of a complex that houses the Sher- e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC), is now a detention centre.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Once a high-end hotel preferred by high-profile politicians, the city’s Centaur hotel, which is now part of a complex that houses the Sher- e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC), is now a detention centre.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 12:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMIR EHSAN

No terror strike in Xinjiang since camps set up 3 years ago, says Beijing

Beijing said that Xinjiang has set up vocation centres to remedy religious extremism and terrorist incidents.
(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)
(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 03:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

Over 500 leaders detained in J-K: Report

According to latest reports, about 560 such workers have been lodged in makeshift detention centres in Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre in Srinagar and other such centres in Baramulla and Gurez.
Over 500 important political workers and leaders, including former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, have been detained in Jammu and Kashmir(AP Photo)
Over 500 important political workers and leaders, including former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, have been detained in Jammu and Kashmir(AP Photo)
Published on Aug 08, 2019 05:05 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

Detention centre for illegal foreign nationals to come up outside Patna’s Beur jail

The move to set up detention centres in select places has gained momentum following a fresh missive from the home ministry to states to set up at least one such centre with all modern facilities to house illegal immigrants/ foreigners for a longer period till the time formalities of deportation are complete.
The Beur Central Jail, Patna.(HT File Photo)
The Beur Central Jail, Patna.(HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 02, 2019 01:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByAnirban Guha Roy, Patna

30 Bangladeshis lodged in Assam jails deported back

The Bangladeshis had entered India illegally, without valid documents, and were lodged in detention centres in Assam.
Thirty Bangladeshi nationals who had entered India have been sent back to their country.(AFP Image (Representative))
Thirty Bangladeshi nationals who had entered India have been sent back to their country.(AFP Image (Representative))
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 04:40 PM IST
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Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

‘Return years I’ve lost’: Assam woman declared a foreigner

When the foreigners tribunal finally issued notices to appear about a decade ago, another person of a similar name in the village received the notice.
According to Singh, that person appeared for two times after which Madhumala Das was declared a foreigner ex-parte in 2016, a good decade after her death.(HT Photo)
According to Singh, that person appeared for two times after which Madhumala Das was declared a foreigner ex-parte in 2016, a good decade after her death.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 01:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

Assam seeks 10 more detention centres to hold ‘illegal foreigners’

The NRC list is due on July 31, 2019, the deadline set by the Supreme Court. Those whose names do not figure in the list have the option of approaching the foreigners tribunals to prove their Indian citizenship or the tribunal could declare them a foreigner.
The NRC draft published on July 30, 2018, excluded around 4 million people of which around 3.6 million filed claims for inclusion.(REUTERS)
The NRC draft published on July 30, 2018, excluded around 4 million people of which around 3.6 million filed claims for inclusion.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 12:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

Mystery over death of 88-year-old man whose name was missing from Assam NRC

The man had told his family that he was worried about the likelihood of being sent to a detention centre if he failed to prove he is an Indian citizen because his name did not figure in the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Data entry operators of National Register of Citizens (NRC) carry out correction of names and spellings at an NRC Seva Kendra at Birubari in Guwahati .(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Data entry operators of National Register of Citizens (NRC) carry out correction of names and spellings at an NRC Seva Kendra at Birubari in Guwahati .(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on May 26, 2019 04:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

58-year-old man dies in Assam detention camp for illegal immigrants

The body of Basudev Biswas was sent to his village in Ambagan in Nagaon district by the police on Sunday. His family initially refused to receive his body, claiming he was an Indian.
Assam has 100 foreigners tribunals where those marked as suspected illegal immigrants either by the Border Organisation of Assam police or the local election officials have to prove they are Indian citizens.(Subhendu Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Assam has 100 foreigners tribunals where those marked as suspected illegal immigrants either by the Border Organisation of Assam police or the local election officials have to prove they are Indian citizens.(Subhendu Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 13, 2019 05:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

Over 110 declared foreigners sent to detention camps in Assam; families claim Indian citizens being harassed

Police in Assam have sent more than 110 declared foreigners to detention camps in the last fortnight. Families of these people say that Indians are being harassed within the country.
The state government has also directed that people who are absconding and declared foreigners must be booked by police, according to a letter sent to the Border Organisation of Assam police.(PTI/ Representative Image)
The state government has also directed that people who are absconding and declared foreigners must be booked by police, according to a letter sent to the Border Organisation of Assam police.(PTI/ Representative Image)
Updated on May 10, 2019 11:58 AM IST
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Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking recusal of CJI in detention centre case

Mander was a member of the National Advisory Council (NAC), headed by Sonia Gandhi, during the UPA regime. NAC acted as the then government’s policy advisory body.
Supreme Court rejects plea seeking recusal of CJI in detention centre case(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Supreme Court rejects plea seeking recusal of CJI in detention centre case(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 03, 2019 02:43 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn to walk free, again, after court sets bail at $4.5 million

Ghosn’s lawyers on Monday filed the bail request after the former executive was indicted for aggravated breach of trust, accused of enriching himself at a cost of $5 million to Nissan from July 2017 through July 2018.
Former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn looked set to walk out of a Japanese detention centre for the second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges, after a Tokyo court on Thursday set his bail at $4.5 million.(Reuters File Photo)
Former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn looked set to walk out of a Japanese detention centre for the second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges, after a Tokyo court on Thursday set his bail at $4.5 million.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 09:31 AM IST
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