Detention

  • John Lennon's detention sheets to be auctioned 13-11-2013 11:10 AM

    The Beatles singer John Lennon apparently wasn't an advocate of peace and love in high school. Detention sheets from Liverpool's Quarry Bank High School for Boys, to be auctioned later in November, show the antics of a 15-year-old Lennon from the Beatles. A pair of the late Beatle's detention sheets...
  • Ship detention: Britain seeks consular access to its nationals 18-10-2013 08:36 PM

    Britain, whose six nationals are among the arrested crew of a ship detained in Tamil Nadu, on Friday, sought consular access to them while having questions about the reasons for the action against them. "We have written to the MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) to request consular access to the...
  • Concern in Turkey over new detention law 09-10-2013 05:03 PM

    Ankara: As the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan becomes increasingly authoritarian, and assumes more and more powers, there is mounting concern in Turkey over a new law that will allow police to detain from 12 to 24 hours without any court order people who pose the "risk of...
  • Congress leaders, workers trying to march towards Gujarat assembly detained 01-10-2013 03:19 PM

    Over 200 Congressmen including prominent state leaders were on Tuesday detained for allegedly violating a notification which denied them from taking out a rally towards the Gujarat Assembly. The Congress had organised youth gathering in the city here after which they started marching toward the Assembly. Police tried to stop...
  • Ramdev blames Sonia Gandhi for his detention at Heathrow Airport 22-09-2013 03:41 PM

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday targeted Congress President Sonia Gandhi by holding her responsible for his detention at tye Heathrow Airport. He was allowed to go ahead with his programme in London after he was detained and questioned on Saturday. He said, "A foreign origin woman sitting in...
  • After Sharad Yadav, JD(U) MP detained, prevented from visiting riot-hit areas 17-09-2013 11:23 AM

    JD(U) MP Ali Anwar Ansari was on Tuesday prevented from visiting the riot-hit areas in Muzaffarnagar and detained at the railway station by the UP police. Circle Officer, Sanjeev Bajpai said Ansari was detained as a preventive measure in view of the situation in the region. Ansari said, "The state...
  • India demands 'unconditional' release of MV Desh Shanti under detention in Iran 28-08-2013 09:07 AM

    Ambassador in New Delhi has decided to lodge a strong protest over the detention of its oil tanker over last 16 days and sought an "unconditional" release of the vessel. Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh summoned Iranian Ambassador Gholamreza Ansari to lodge the protest and demanded early release of the tanker...
  • UK deputy PM demands legal check on arrest of reporter's partner 25-08-2013 02:25 AM

    Britain's deputy prime minister called for urgent checks to see if the arrest last weekend of a journalist's partner under anti-terrorism laws was legal, distancing himself from his coalition partners who defended the nine-hour detention. Nick Clegg said on Saturday he was not consulted before the detention of David Miranda,...
  • Four US embassy officials detained at Karachi airport 12-06-2013 10:19 PM

    Karachi: Pakistani authorities briefly detained four US embassy officials at Karachi's Jinnah International Airport on Wednesday and later sent them back to Islamabad. The incident was confirmed airport officials. "Don't know what happened or why they were sent back to Islamabad but there was no verbal spat or arguments," one...
  • YSR Congress protests against detention of Jaganmohan Reddy 29-05-2013 01:46 AM

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress leaders and workers on Tuesday held rallies across Andhra Pradesh against the "unlawful" detention of their party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy for the past one year. Leading the protest, party honorary president Vijayamma and Jagan's wife YS Bharati sat on a day-long protest at Indira Park in...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf challenges rejection of bail plea 25-05-2013 12:12 AM

    Islamabad: Former President Pervez Musharraf on Friday approached the Islamabad High Court to challenge the rejection of his bail by an anti-terrorism court in a case related to detention of judges during the 2007 emergency in Pakistan. In a petition filed through his counsel Ilyas Siddiqui, Musharraf said that, being...
  • Obama announces steps to push for Guantanamo's closure 24-05-2013 09:27 AM

    United States President Barack Obama announced steps to push for the close of Guantanamo detention center. Obama had repeatedly vowed to close the camp during his 2008 presidential campaign. ...
  • Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor detained, fined for customs violation 04-05-2013 02:41 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was on Saturday detained and fined about Rs 60,000 on undeclared branded personal goods he was carrying at the Mumbai International airport, a customs official said. The 30-year-old actor was later let off. Ranbir, who landed at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on a British...
  • Azam Khan detention: UP minister writes to Obama 01-05-2013 05:58 PM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh minister Shivpal Singh Yadav's letter to US President Barack Obama on cabinet colleague Azam Khan being detained at Boston airport has triggered a controversy with opposition parties and civil society activists terming it objectionable. In a petition sent to Governor BL Joshi, activist Urvashi Sharma termed the...
  • FTN: Are Indian politicians unable to get out of VIP culture? 29-04-2013 11:54 PM

    Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan, who was briefly detained on Wednesday at a US airport, returned to India on Monday morning. Khan has accused External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid of hatching a "conspiracy" to defame him outside India. ...
  • Azam Khan returns to India after his controversial US visit 29-04-2013 09:38 AM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan, who was briefly detained on Wednesday at a US airport, returned to India on Monday morning. Khan has accused External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid of hatching a "conspiracy" to defame him outside India. Miffed with Khan's detention at the airport, Uttar Pradesh Chief...
  • Azam Khan accuses Khurshid of hatching a conspiracy 28-04-2013 11:05 AM

    New York: Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan, who was briefly detained on Wednesday at a US airport, on Sunday accused External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid of hatching a "conspiracy" to defame him outside India. He even claimed that a call on continuation of Samajwadi Party's support to the UPA government...
  • SP hails Akhilesh Yadav for calling off Harvard trip 28-04-2013 04:41 AM

    Lucknow: Amid criticism that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav should not have cancelled his lecture at the Harvard Business School to protest "extended frisking" of Urban Development Minister Azam Khan at a Boston airport, his Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday said the stand was "correct, justified and in line...
  • What is wrong if Azam is frisked, asks UP minister 28-04-2013 03:29 AM

    Bulandshahr: Taking a different stand from his party, Uttar Pradesh minister Devender Gupta on Saturday said there was nothing wrong if his cabinet colleague Azam Khan was frisked at a US airport. The UP minister for solar energy said that even former President APJ Abdul Kalam was frisked in 2012...
  • Azam Khan 'detention': Akhilesh Yadav cancels Harvard lecture 27-04-2013 08:55 AM

    Boston: Miffed with the alleged detention of his cabinet minister Azam Khan at the Boston airport, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav cancelled a reception to be hosted in his honour by New York Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay on Saturday besides boycotting the Harvard lecture. A communique from the Consulate...
  • Khurshid plays down Azam Khan's detention at US airport 26-04-2013 05:42 PM

    Almaty: Downplaying the detention of UP Minister Azam Khan at a US airport, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said the strict immigration procedures were one of the requirements of travelling to that country. At the same time, Khurshid said that India has always urged for greater sensitivity and...
  • Watch: PM's daughter takes on CIA over torture operations, says 54 nations assisted it 07-02-2013 08:43 AM

    The revelations are significant as US President Barack Obama's CIA nominee John Brennan will face the Senate for his confirmation hearings on Thursday. ...
  • Mulayam Singh, Azharuddin detained in UP 07-07-2011 11:18 AM

    Moradabad: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Congress MP Mohammad Azharuddin were on Thursday detained by Uttar Pradesh police while they were on their way to a violence-hit village in Moradabad where restrictions are in force. While Yadav was detained on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh by Ghaziabad police, Azharuddin, the...
  • I'll go to Cannes every year now: Minissha Lamba 22-05-2011 11:56 AM

    The 16 hours of detention at the Mumbai airport for allegedly carrying undeclared jewellery were harrowing but actress Minissha Lamba says the authorities were "very, very, friendly" and the time was spent chatting about various things, including her experience at Cannes. "We had a very lively 16-hour session," said the...
  • Minissha Lamba detained in Mumbai by Customs 18-05-2011 06:40 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba was on Wednesday detained at the international airport in Mumbai after undeclared jewellery was allegedly found in her possession. Lamba, who landed at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport from Cannes, France, was crossing the green channel when she was intercepted, a senior Customs official said....
  • Rahat fallout: Pak artists need NOC to go abroad 25-02-2011 12:57 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani artists and students would now need to have a no-objection certificate from the interior ministry, a decision that was "supposedly taken after the embarrassing episode in which singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was detained by Indian authorities", said a leading Pakistani daily. Calling it an "ominous development", the...
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan pays Rs 15 lakh penalty 21-02-2011 11:29 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and his manager Maroof each paid Rs 15 lakh on Monday by way of penalty slapped on them in connection with the huge amount of undeclared foreign currency recovered from them. Official sources said on Monday night the amount was paid to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 15-02-2011 12:19 AM

    Catch all the top stories of the day with CNN-IBN Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai on 'Indian @ 9'. ...
  • Should Bollywood stay away from Pak artists? 15-02-2011 12:01 AM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Should Bollywood stay away from Pak artists?' ...