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Nirbhaya's parents during the press conference after apex court upheld the death sentence of the four convicts. Photo: Anil Shakya

Execution Warrants In Nirbhaya Case Not Issued Yet, Govt Tells Court

The execution warrants in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case that shocked the nation has not been issued as yet, a Delhi court was informed...

Chidambaram Interrogated, Then Arrested By Enforcement Directorate In Tihar Jail

Former Union minister P Chidambaram was arrested inside Tihar jail on Wednesday morning shorty after he was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate. The arrest...
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SC judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna inaugurates legal aid centre at Tihar

A new legal aid centre was inaugurated at the Tihar jail on Wednesday. Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna along with Delhi High Court’s...
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram being taken to the CBI court, in New Delhi/Photo: UNI

P Chidambaram’s Arrest: Jailhouse Rocks

Above: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram being taken to the CBI court, in New Delhi/Photo: UNI The trials and tribulations of the former finance minister...
Kuldeep Sengar

Rape Accused MLA Kuldeep Sengar, Accomplice Ordered To Transferred To Tihar Jail

A Delhi court on Monday ordered that Unnao rape accused and Uttar Pradesh MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his accomplice Shashi Singh be transferred...
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...
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Delhi HC asks Tihar jail authorities why can’t Unani medication, hot water be provided...

A plea has been filed by a Tihar jail prisoner in Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Delhi government to provide him Unani...
Christian Michel

Delhi court denies separate cell to Christian Michel but directs Tihar jail authorities to...

A Delhi court on Saturday directed Tihar jail authorities to ensure safety to Christian Michel, the middleman accused in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP...
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Delhi HC tells authorities to expedite CCTV installation in Tihar

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Director General (Prison), Tihar jail and Secretary, PWD to expedite the procurement, installation of CCTV cameras in...
An insignia of the Tamil Nadu Special Police/Photo: Anil Shakya

CRPF approaches Tamil Nadu Special Police to share expertise in guarding high-security prisons

Above: An insignia of the Tamil Nadu Special Police/Photo: Anil Shakya Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will take lessons for guarding prisons from Tamil Nadu...
The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons (file pic)Photo Rajeev Tyagi

Delhi HC orders CBI inquiry into alleged assault on prisoners in Tihar Jail

Above: The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons (file pic)/Photo: Rajeev Tyagi In a major development the Delhi High Court on Tuesday...
“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...
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...
Supreme Court initiative on Open Prisons: Unshackle These Fetters

Open Prisons: Unshackle These Fetters

An agricultural work camp in Bikaner for prisoners. Photo: Smita Chakraburtty Following a top court initiative, the centre will frame guidelines for setting up open...
Photo by Anil Shakya

Hizbul activist Shahid’s judicial custody extended to March 7

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya Patiala House Court’s District and Sessions Judge Poonam A Bamba on Tuesday (February 6) extended the judicial remand of...
The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons. Photo: Rajeev Tyagi

Trouble in Tihar

Above: The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons. Photo: Rajeev Tyagi The brutal beating of some prisoners in high-security Tihar Jail recently...
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Assault on Tihar jail inmates: Delhi HC orders FIR to be filed on basis...

Above: Heavy security deployed outside Tihar Jail at the time of release of JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar. Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court bench of...
The philosophy of India’s criminal justice system is based on reform, but in practice, it’s deterrence that gets precedence. Representative Image: Anil Shakya

Prison Reforms: A Life of Dignity Behind Bars

Above: The philosophy of India’s criminal justice system is based on reform, but in practice, it’s deterrence that gets precedence. Representative Image: Anil Shakya In...
Mohd Shahabuddin. Photo: UNI

Shahabuddin be moved to Tihar jail, orders SC

Trial to be held via video-conferencing Gangster-turned-RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin will be moved to Tihar jail from Bihar jail where he is lodged now, the...
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...

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Nirbhaya's parents during the press conference after apex court upheld the death sentence of the four convicts. Photo: Anil Shakya

Execution Warrants In Nirbhaya Case Not Issued Yet, Govt Tells Court

The execution warrants in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case that shocked the nation has not been issued as yet, a Delhi court was informed...

Chidambaram Interrogated, Then Arrested By Enforcement Directorate In Tihar Jail

Former Union minister P Chidambaram was arrested inside Tihar jail on Wednesday morning shorty after he was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate. The arrest...
Tihar Jail

SC judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna inaugurates legal aid centre at Tihar

A new legal aid centre was inaugurated at the Tihar jail on Wednesday. Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna along with Delhi High Court’s...
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram being taken to the CBI court, in New Delhi/Photo: UNI

P Chidambaram’s Arrest: Jailhouse Rocks

Above: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram being taken to the CBI court, in New Delhi/Photo: UNI The trials and tribulations of the former finance minister...
Kuldeep Sengar

Rape Accused MLA Kuldeep Sengar, Accomplice Ordered To Transferred To Tihar Jail

A Delhi court on Monday ordered that Unnao rape accused and Uttar Pradesh MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his accomplice Shashi Singh be transferred...
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...
Tihar jail

Delhi HC asks Tihar jail authorities why can’t Unani medication, hot water be provided...

A plea has been filed by a Tihar jail prisoner in Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Delhi government to provide him Unani...
Christian Michel

Delhi court denies separate cell to Christian Michel but directs Tihar jail authorities to...

A Delhi court on Saturday directed Tihar jail authorities to ensure safety to Christian Michel, the middleman accused in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP...
Tihar Jail

Delhi HC tells authorities to expedite CCTV installation in Tihar

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Director General (Prison), Tihar jail and Secretary, PWD to expedite the procurement, installation of CCTV cameras in...
An insignia of the Tamil Nadu Special Police/Photo: Anil Shakya

CRPF approaches Tamil Nadu Special Police to share expertise in guarding high-security prisons

Above: An insignia of the Tamil Nadu Special Police/Photo: Anil Shakya Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will take lessons for guarding prisons from Tamil Nadu...
The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons (file pic)Photo Rajeev Tyagi

Delhi HC orders CBI inquiry into alleged assault on prisoners in Tihar Jail

Above: The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons (file pic)/Photo: Rajeev Tyagi In a major development the Delhi High Court on Tuesday...
“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...
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...
Supreme Court initiative on Open Prisons: Unshackle These Fetters

Open Prisons: Unshackle These Fetters

An agricultural work camp in Bikaner for prisoners. Photo: Smita Chakraburtty Following a top court initiative, the centre will frame guidelines for setting up open...
Photo by Anil Shakya

Hizbul activist Shahid’s judicial custody extended to March 7

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya Patiala House Court’s District and Sessions Judge Poonam A Bamba on Tuesday (February 6) extended the judicial remand of...
The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons. Photo: Rajeev Tyagi

Trouble in Tihar

Above: The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons. Photo: Rajeev Tyagi The brutal beating of some prisoners in high-security Tihar Jail recently...
Tihar jail

Assault on Tihar jail inmates: Delhi HC orders FIR to be filed on basis...

Above: Heavy security deployed outside Tihar Jail at the time of release of JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar. Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court bench of...
The philosophy of India’s criminal justice system is based on reform, but in practice, it’s deterrence that gets precedence. Representative Image: Anil Shakya

Prison Reforms: A Life of Dignity Behind Bars

Above: The philosophy of India’s criminal justice system is based on reform, but in practice, it’s deterrence that gets precedence. Representative Image: Anil Shakya In...
Mohd Shahabuddin. Photo: UNI

Shahabuddin be moved to Tihar jail, orders SC

Trial to be held via video-conferencing Gangster-turned-RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin will be moved to Tihar jail from Bihar jail where he is lodged now, the...
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...

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