Vladimir Yevtushenkov, a Russian tycoon placed under house arrest in September in a move that rattled markets, has reportedly been released from under house arrest just hours before President Vladimir Putin's annual televised press conference.
A Moscow court ordered wealthy businessman Vladimir Yevtushenkov on Thursday to remain under house arrest until Nov. 16, sending shares in his company Sistema sharply lower in a case that has shocked Russia`s business community and unnerved investors.
Sri Paramhans ashram seer Mauni Mahraj was today placed under house arrest along with his followers when he tried to leave for Ayodhya to take part in the VHP yatra, which has been banned by the UP government.
Authorities Tuesday foiled the plans of separatists to hold a rally at Eidgah in old city by placing more senior Hurriyat leaders under house arrest and deploying large number of security forces in the area.
All prominent separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik were Friday placed under house arrest following a call to protest the killing of a youth in Bandipora on Tuesday.