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Five prisoners break free in Pakistan


August 1st, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least five convicts managed to escape from a prison in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region Wednesday by breaking open their barrack's lock, Online news agency reported.According to ... Read more...

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Jailed BJP legislator alleges ill-treatment


April 25th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajasthan legislator Rajendra Singh Rathore, who has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a staged shootout, Wednesday told ... Read more...

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400 inmates flee Pakistani jail


April 15th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) A total of 400 prisoners managed to flee after unidentified assailants stormed a central jail in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Geo News reported Sunday.The assailants stormed ... Read more...

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Six injured in Rajasthan jail clash


January 19th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) At least six prisoners were injured in a clash between two groups of prisoners in a jail in Rajasthan's Dholpur Wednesday, police said.Officials said that the ... Read more...

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With hand fractured, Madhu Koda continues protests


November 1st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 1 (IANS) Jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda Tuesday continued protesting the poor quality of food served to prisoners even as his fractured hand was plastered. "After ... Read more...

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Policemen broke my hand for seeking good food: Koda


October 31st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 31 (IANS) Jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda Monday alleged his hand was broken by policemen when he sought good food for the prisoners. "Poor food is supplied ... Read more...

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Four prisoners attempt suicide


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four prisoners attempted suicide by drinking poison in Jharkhand's Gumla district jail Saturday, police sources said. However, jail authorities maintained they fell ill after taking some ... Read more...

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Benazir killing accused stands third in school exam


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) An accused in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case has stood third in the Class 10 exam in Rawalpindi.Bhutto was assassinated Dec 27, 2007, as she ... Read more...

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10 Ranchi jail staffers suspended for prisoners’ death


June 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) At least 10 staffers of a Jharkhand jail were suspended for the death of three inmates, an official said Monday."Ten 'jawans' of Birsa Munda central jail ... Read more...

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2G scam: Judge raps accused for bid to take phone into jail


May 24th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A special Delhi court hearing the 2G spectrum scam case Tuesday pulled up Rajeev Agarwal, a co-accused and director of Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetable Pvt. ... Read more...

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Meerut jail inmates become self-reliant by making garments


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), March 31 (IANS) In a bid to generate employment behind the bars, the prison authorities here have joined hands with garments manufacturers who would now hire jail ... Read more...

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Jail launches self-employment training for inmates


February 18th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18 (IANS) In an attempt to make jail inmates self-employed, the prison authorities in this Uttar Oradesh city have tied up with a multi-business conglomerate for training them ... Read more...

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Meerut jail inmates to churn out sports goods


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 9 (IANS) From behind bars, they will churn out cricket pads, footballs and badminton racquets. Inmates of Meerut District Jail will now produce sports goods, gaining ... Read more...

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50 lifers in Jharkhand on fast-unto-death


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) More than 50 prisoners serving life sentences in Jharkhand's Birsa Munda Central Jail here have launched a fast-unto-death saying they had completed over 14 years in jail and ... Read more...

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Ruchika molestation case: Rathore’s 13-day parole application rejected


September 4th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Sep.4 (ANI): A parole application filed by former Haryana Director General of Police and a convict in the Ruchika molestation case, S.P.S Rathore, has been rejected by the Panchkula administration after ... Read more...

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Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma back in Tihar Jail (Lead)


November 10th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Manu Sharma, serving a life sentence for the 1999 murder of model Jessica Lal, voluntarily returned to the Tihar Jail here Tuesday following the raging controversy over ... Read more...

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Jessica Lall convict Manu Sharma back in Tihar Jail


November 10th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Manu Sharma, convicted for his role in the murder of model Jessica Lall, voluntarily returned to the Tihar jail here Tuesday following the raging controversy over the ... Read more...

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Top district officials visit Dasna Jail


October 22nd, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Senior judicial, police and civil officers inspected Dasna Jail here following the death of Ashutosh Asthana, prime accused as well as witness in a corruption case involving judges ... Read more...

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Unexplained Suicide Takes Place In Richland Jails


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri South Carolina, Oct. 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In South Carolina, the Richland county jail had an inmate, 39 year old Olin Taylor hang himself with the help of his shoe laces ... Read more...

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Dasna jail has seen 93 inmates dying since 1997


October 20th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The death of Ashutosh Asthana, the prime accused-cum-witness in a corruption case involving judges of the higher judiciary, in Dasna jail at Ghaziabad is the latest of the ... Read more...

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Ranchi prisoners paint their way to salvation (Feature)


July 17th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) It is a painting of a man behind bars, regretting his deeds. The artist did not have to stretch his imagination to paint the picture -- ... Read more...

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Mother seeks justice for jailed son


July 16th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) Bhajan Singh was sentenced to 14 years' imprisonment in a murder case when he was just 14. His term ended last year, but he is not yet a ... Read more...

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Mayawati justifies NSA against Varun, blasts Maneka (Lead)


April 4th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday justified the use of the National Security Act (NSA) to jail Varun Gandhi, saying his actions were unpardonable, and warned that ... Read more...

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Maneka Gandhi should have brought up son better: Mayawati


April 4th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Maneka Gandhi, saying she should have brought up her ... Read more...

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Maneka Gandhi asked not to meet son Varun in jail


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) Former union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Maneka Gandhi has been asked not to meet her son and the party's Lok Sabha candidate from Pilibhit ... Read more...

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Two killed in gunfight inside Jharkhand jail


March 20th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, March 20 (IANS) Two undertrial prisoners were killed when members of two rival groups shot at each other inside a jail here Friday, police said. The incident took place when a prisoner, ... Read more...

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Prisoners share shaving blades, face HIV risk: Parliament report


February 26th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A parliamentary standing committee on the implementation of prison reforms in its report Thursday said that the prisoners risk HIV and other diseases as they share shaving ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates get more care, death rate at lowest


February 1st, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Tihar Jail, one of Asia's largest prisons, has become more caring about the health of its thousands of inmates.The sprawling prison in the western part of the ... Read more...

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1,200 prisoners in Uttar Pradesh may be freed soon


November 25th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) About 1,200 prisoners, lodged in various jails of Uttar Pradesh, may soon be able to enjoy freedom from the confinement, officials said Tuesday, adding a proposal to release ... Read more...

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Jailed Jharkhand Maoist’s demand puts officials in a spot


November 5th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 5 (IANS) The demand of a jailed Maoist leader to celebrate the Russian revolution has put the jail administration in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district in a spot, an official said Wednesday.Pramod ... Read more...

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