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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...
Prison reforms: SC constitutes former SC judge-headed committee to suggest measures

Prison reforms: SC constitutes former SC judge-headed committee to suggest measures

In a bid to improve the conditions of jails in India, the apex court on Tuesday constituted a committee headed by former SC judge...
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...
Tihar jail: Foul-weather Inmates

Foul-weather Inmates

Above: Singer Ankit Tiwari regaling the prisoners at a musical soiree in Tihar/Photo: Anil Shakya The Tihar jail complex sees a ten percent rise in...
Representative image of a prisoner/Photo: Anil Shakya

Custodial death: SC takes stock of operational details of open jails

Above: Representative image of a prisoner/Photo: Anil Shakya   In the matter relating to custodial death, the Supreme Court has taken up the case with...
Yerwada Jail, Pune

Prison reforms: A Matter of Space

A directive by the Bombay High Court to Maharashtra to construct more jails by June-end this year could alleviate overcrowding of prisons there ~By...
Gurugram Jail

The Jail Jam

With jailbreaks in the news, sloppy security in prisons is in focus, but there’s a bigger related problem: overcrowding of jails. The judiciary has...

Bombay High Court asks Maha govt to ensure basic facilities to prison inmates

 The Bombay High Court directed Superintendent of Police across Maharashtra to ensure that inmates get all basic facilities in prisons. The bench of Justice V...

Bombay High Court asks the Maharashtra Govt to install CCTVs in 25 police stations…

The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to install CCTVs in 25 police stations within a month as pilot project to prevent...

'prisons' - 9 News Results

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...
Prison reforms: SC constitutes former SC judge-headed committee to suggest measures

Prison reforms: SC constitutes former SC judge-headed committee to suggest measures

In a bid to improve the conditions of jails in India, the apex court on Tuesday constituted a committee headed by former SC judge...
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...
Tihar jail: Foul-weather Inmates

Foul-weather Inmates

Above: Singer Ankit Tiwari regaling the prisoners at a musical soiree in Tihar/Photo: Anil Shakya The Tihar jail complex sees a ten percent rise in...
Representative image of a prisoner/Photo: Anil Shakya

Custodial death: SC takes stock of operational details of open jails

Above: Representative image of a prisoner/Photo: Anil Shakya   In the matter relating to custodial death, the Supreme Court has taken up the case with...
Yerwada Jail, Pune

Prison reforms: A Matter of Space

A directive by the Bombay High Court to Maharashtra to construct more jails by June-end this year could alleviate overcrowding of prisons there ~By...
Gurugram Jail

The Jail Jam

With jailbreaks in the news, sloppy security in prisons is in focus, but there’s a bigger related problem: overcrowding of jails. The judiciary has...

Bombay High Court asks Maha govt to ensure basic facilities to prison inmates

 The Bombay High Court directed Superintendent of Police across Maharashtra to ensure that inmates get all basic facilities in prisons. The bench of Justice V...

Bombay High Court asks the Maharashtra Govt to install CCTVs in 25 police stations…

The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to install CCTVs in 25 police stations within a month as pilot project to prevent...

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