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detention

Delhi L-G okays Telangana preventive detention law to curb crimes in national capital 

VK Saxena has proposed to the Union Home Ministry to implement the Telangana Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act, 1986, in the city.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Kerala opens detention centre for foreigners caught in legal tangles

People who entered country illegally and waiting for deportation to be accommodated

published on : 24th November 2022

Over 200 Ukrainians subjected to extrajudicial detentions, forced disappearances in Kherson: Report

The Conflict Observatory documented 226 extrajudicial detentions and forced disappearances in Kherson. Around a quarter of that number were allegedly subjected to torture and four died in custody.

published on : 19th November 2022

Detention centre for women immigrants to come up in Tumakuru: Praveen Sood

In Karnataka, the first detention centre was set up in Sondekoppa village near Nelamangala, about 40 km from Bengaluru, in 2020.

published on : 16th November 2022

Justice league: Telangana HC seeks more info from petitioner in illegal detention case

The petitioner claimed that a number of obstacles prevented her from submitting her application in the allotted period.

published on : 10th November 2022

Kerala: Govt blinks, orders to set up detention centre for foreigners

The GO also cited the High Court’s directives to set up temporary detention centres. 

published on : 24th October 2022

Bapatla police invoke Prevention Detention Act against man for selling ID liquor

The PD Act was invoked against him and he was shifted to Rajamahendravaram Central prison.

published on : 10th October 2022

Iran says awaits unfreezing of  USD 7 billion after releasing Americans

"With the finalisation of negotiations between Iran and the United States to release the prisoners of both countries, $7 billion of Iran's blocked resources will be released," the state news agency IR

published on : 2nd October 2022

Supreme Court calls preventive detention invasion of personal liberty, sets aside order

A bench of CJI UU Lalit, Justice SR Bhat and JB Pardiwala held that unreasonable delay between getting a proposal and passing an order for detention would make the order invalid.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Preventive detention is a serious invasion of personal liberty: Supreme Court

A bench of CJI UU Lalit, Justice SR Bhat and JB Pardiwala held that an unreasonable delay between getting a proposal and passing an order for detention would make the order invalid. 

published on : 1st October 2022

Preventive detention is "serious invasion" of personal liberty, safeguards must be strictly adhered: SC 

The court said that in view of the object of the preventive detention it becomes very imperative on the part of the detaining authority as well as the executing authorities to remain vigilant.

published on : 30th September 2022

Illegal detention: TN asked to pay Rs 5 lakh relief

‘Retaining 2 women in custody after Goondas Act against them was struck down shows bureaucratic lethargy’

published on : 24th September 2022

Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh’s wife appeals to HC to quash detention order

The manner in which all of the cases against him were brought against him, it was further stated, clearly raises doubts about the veracity of the accusations.

published on : 6th September 2022

T Raja Singh arrest: Police invoke PD Act against 27-year-old for allegedly raising hate slogans

The detained person was identified as Syed Adahu Quadri, a resident of Old Malakpet.

published on : 31st August 2022

Odisha: NHRC seeks report over city students’ detention

The NHRC has sought an action taken report on the alleged detention of students for five hours by a private school here over non-payment of fees.

published on : 28th August 2022

Odisha government orders probe into detention of school students

State government on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into alleged detention of 33 students in a library for five hours by the management of a private school in Ghatikia area here.

published on : 25th August 2022

Amnesty asks Pakistan to stop crackdown on protests against enforced disappearances

According to the Human Rights watchdog, Pakistan's intelligence services have routinely used enforced disappearance to target human rights defenders, political activists, students, and journalists.

published on : 12th August 2022

Karnataka HC issues notice to State and Centre over 'detention' of 38 Sri Lankan citizens from prison

Stating that the detention of Sri Lankan citizens in jail is illegal and unconstitutional, the petitioner alleged that the police officers have failed to discharge their statutory duty. 

published on : 3rd August 2022

Set up detention centre for foreigners soon: Kerala HC

The court said considering that some foreign nationals are even accommodated in jails, there is an urgent necessity for detention centres.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Powers under preventive detention law 'exceptional', can't be exercised routinely: Supreme Court

The apex court noted that although according to the authority, the detenus were involved in more than 30 cases but only four cases of chain snatching were considered as ground for detention.

published on : 25th June 2022
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