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The Voter’s Dilemma

Election Commission denies to ‘Prisoners Voting Rights’ in Delhi HC

The Election Commission of India has filed its reply in Delhi High Court in Praveen K Chaudhary & ors v Election Commision of India...
Prisoners of Harsul central jail at Aurangabad meeting their family members/Photo: UNI

Double Occupancy

Above: Prisoners of Harsul central jail at Aurangabad meeting their family members/Photo: UNI Petitions in various courts want prisoners to be given conjugal rights. But...
A Dalit man (in wheelchair) whose two children were burnt alive in a village in Faridabad district; past NCRB data shows a rise in the number of atrocities against Dalits/Photo: UNI

NCRB Figures: Disappearing Data

Above: A Dalit man (in wheelchair) whose two children were burnt alive in a village in Faridabad district; past NCRB data shows a rise...
Tihar Jail

Why medical practitioners’ vacancies have not been filled up in Tihar? SC asks Centre

The Delhi High Court has directed Centre to file a response relating to the filling up of medical practitioners vacancies in the Tihar jail...
Prisoners making organic pickles at the district jail in Udhampur, Jammu. Although they can work and earn money legally they can’t vote/Photo: UNI

Should Prisoners Have Voting Rights?

Above: Prisoners making organic pickles at the district jail in Udhampur, Jammu. Although they can work and earn money legally they can’t vote/Photo: UNI An...
Tihar Jail

Prisoners lodged under MCOCA in Tihar are being treated differently vis-à-vis other prisoners, Delhi...

By Kunal Rao In a plea filed by prisoners lodged in Tihar jail before the Delhi High Court, the act of Tihar jail authorities...
Release of Prisoners: Back to Jail?

Release of Prisoners: Back to Jail?

Above: Representative image/ Photo: Anil Shakya The Kerala High Court has quashed the premature release of 209 prisoners by the state government as it found...

Death Row Inmates: Scaling Down Sentences

Above: Justice Kurien Joseph revived the death penalty debate in one of his last judgments/Photo: Anil Shakya Recent court judgments have tended to take a...

SC to States: File response on vacancies in forensic labs and video conferencing facility...

The apex court on Thursday directed States to file a response on the vacancies in Central Forensic Science Laboratories (CFSLs) and also how many...
Prisoners at Tihar jail enjoy a concert on the premises (file pic)/Photo: Anil Shakya

Foreign prisoners in Tihar are being denied bail vis-à-vis Indian prisoners, Delhi HC...

Above: Prisoners at Tihar jail enjoy a concert on the premises (file pic)/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday was told that the...
Prison Reforms: Jailhouse Shock

Prison Reforms: Jailhouse Shock

Above: Police officials gather outside Arthur Road jail in Mumbai after an inmate’s death Despite far-reaching measures being suggested and the Supreme Court stipulating that...
“What’s Our Quota of Milk?”

“What’s Our Quota of Milk?”

Above: Prisoners at Tihar jail enjoy a concert on the premises/Photo: Anil Shakya Questions pertaining to diet plans, medical records and case files are being...
Death penalties in India witnesses significant dip in 2017, says NLU report

Death penalties in India witnesses significant dip in 2017, says NLU report

There has been a significant dip in the death penalties handed out to convicts in India in the year 2017. A National Law University...
Tearful meeting with mother and wife for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pak again denies consular access to Jadhav, says he is not a civilian

Pakistan’s Foreign Office on Sunday (July 2), while again refusing India’s request for consular access to Indian ex-naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, said that it...
NALSA to up the ante to provide legal assistance to undertrials

NALSA to up the ante to provide legal assistance to undertrials

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya More than the crowding of jails in the country with convicts, there are many more inside who are just...

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The Voter’s Dilemma

Election Commission denies to ‘Prisoners Voting Rights’ in Delhi HC

The Election Commission of India has filed its reply in Delhi High Court in Praveen K Chaudhary & ors v Election Commision of India...
Prisoners of Harsul central jail at Aurangabad meeting their family members/Photo: UNI

Double Occupancy

Above: Prisoners of Harsul central jail at Aurangabad meeting their family members/Photo: UNI Petitions in various courts want prisoners to be given conjugal rights. But...
A Dalit man (in wheelchair) whose two children were burnt alive in a village in Faridabad district; past NCRB data shows a rise in the number of atrocities against Dalits/Photo: UNI

NCRB Figures: Disappearing Data

Above: A Dalit man (in wheelchair) whose two children were burnt alive in a village in Faridabad district; past NCRB data shows a rise...
Tihar Jail

Why medical practitioners’ vacancies have not been filled up in Tihar? SC asks Centre

The Delhi High Court has directed Centre to file a response relating to the filling up of medical practitioners vacancies in the Tihar jail...
Prisoners making organic pickles at the district jail in Udhampur, Jammu. Although they can work and earn money legally they can’t vote/Photo: UNI

Should Prisoners Have Voting Rights?

Above: Prisoners making organic pickles at the district jail in Udhampur, Jammu. Although they can work and earn money legally they can’t vote/Photo: UNI An...
Tihar Jail

Prisoners lodged under MCOCA in Tihar are being treated differently vis-à-vis other prisoners, Delhi...

By Kunal Rao In a plea filed by prisoners lodged in Tihar jail before the Delhi High Court, the act of Tihar jail authorities...
Release of Prisoners: Back to Jail?

Release of Prisoners: Back to Jail?

Above: Representative image/ Photo: Anil Shakya The Kerala High Court has quashed the premature release of 209 prisoners by the state government as it found...

Death Row Inmates: Scaling Down Sentences

Above: Justice Kurien Joseph revived the death penalty debate in one of his last judgments/Photo: Anil Shakya Recent court judgments have tended to take a...

SC to States: File response on vacancies in forensic labs and video conferencing facility...

The apex court on Thursday directed States to file a response on the vacancies in Central Forensic Science Laboratories (CFSLs) and also how many...
Prisoners at Tihar jail enjoy a concert on the premises (file pic)/Photo: Anil Shakya

Foreign prisoners in Tihar are being denied bail vis-à-vis Indian prisoners, Delhi HC...

Above: Prisoners at Tihar jail enjoy a concert on the premises (file pic)/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday was told that the...
Prison Reforms: Jailhouse Shock

Prison Reforms: Jailhouse Shock

Above: Police officials gather outside Arthur Road jail in Mumbai after an inmate’s death Despite far-reaching measures being suggested and the Supreme Court stipulating that...
“What’s Our Quota of Milk?”

“What’s Our Quota of Milk?”

Above: Prisoners at Tihar jail enjoy a concert on the premises/Photo: Anil Shakya Questions pertaining to diet plans, medical records and case files are being...
Death penalties in India witnesses significant dip in 2017, says NLU report

Death penalties in India witnesses significant dip in 2017, says NLU report

There has been a significant dip in the death penalties handed out to convicts in India in the year 2017. A National Law University...
Tearful meeting with mother and wife for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pak again denies consular access to Jadhav, says he is not a civilian

Pakistan’s Foreign Office on Sunday (July 2), while again refusing India’s request for consular access to Indian ex-naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, said that it...
NALSA to up the ante to provide legal assistance to undertrials

NALSA to up the ante to provide legal assistance to undertrials

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya More than the crowding of jails in the country with convicts, there are many more inside who are just...

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