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Court notice on plea seeking rules for ill Tihar inmates


August 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the central and state government on a plea of a Tihar jail inmate's widow seeking directions for ... Read more...

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Special police teams to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has set up special investigative teams of the police to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders as part of stepped up security in ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh steps up security during Maoist protest week


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has beefed up security throughout the 'Red Corridor' and put paramilitary forces deployed in internal areas of Bastar region on maximum alert in ... Read more...

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108 jailbirds clear secondary exams in Bengal


May 29th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Jail inmates in West Bengal have scripted a success story, with over 100 of them passing the Madhyamik (Secondary) examination and outperforming general students in the ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi government, Tihar jail over custodial death


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the response of the Delhi government, Tihar jail authorities and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on a public interest ... Read more...

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25 cellphones seized from Pakistani jail


May 21st, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) At least 25 cellphones have been recovered from different barracks of a Pakistan jail during a search operation, Online news agency reported Monday. The phones were ... Read more...

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Probe ordered against Punjab jail official


May 7th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday ordered a probe against a jail official in Bathinda town after he was caught red-handed while selling drugs to inmates in the ... Read more...

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Jail warden held for providing mobiles to inmates


May 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 5 (IANS) A warden posted at the district jail in Bhondsi near here was arrested Sunday for allegedly supplying mobile phones to the prisoners, police said.Warden Pawan Kumar, ... Read more...

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Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash, 11 hurt (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) Rioting broke out at the district jail here Wednesday with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and the security forces resorting to ... Read more...

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Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash


April 18th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) Rioting broke out at the district jail here Wednesday with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and forces resorting to gunfire, injuring ... Read more...

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Tihar Idol, a talent hunt in jail premises for inmates


April 8th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Confined within the high walls of Tihar Jail, inmates of the largest prison complex in South Asia, will soon have a chance to sing or ... Read more...

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Raja Bhaiya inspects Lucknow jail, pulls up staff


March 24th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Facing as many as three incidents of jail riots in different parts of Uttar Pradesh in the last fortnight, state Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka ... Read more...

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Jail riot in UP leaves one dead, dozen injured


March 11th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 11 (IANS) A violent clash between prison inmates and jail keepers left a person dead and several injured in Basti in Uttar Pradesh late Saturday evening.The clash erupted ... Read more...

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Summons for 210 people for phoning Kerala convict (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (IANS) A Kerala court here Tuesday directed that summons be served on 210 people, including politicians and policemen, for allegedly making phone calls to Kerala Congress chief ... Read more...

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Italian marines unhappy in prison, likely to be moved out


March 6th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (IANS) The two Italian marines who are being held in the Thiruvananthapuram Central Prison on the charge of killing two Indian fishermen are reportedly unhappy and likely ... Read more...

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Italian marines sent to Central Jail (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), March 5 (IANS) A court in Kerala Monday extended the custody of the two Italian marines arrested for shooting dead two Indian fishermen and ordered them to be ... Read more...

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First art workshop outside prison for Alipore jail inmates


February 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) In a first of its kind, an art workshop involving convict-artists and professional painters was held away from a prison at the city's Birla Industrial & ... Read more...

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Kolkata correctional homes get computer centres


February 14th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) With a view to providing computer literacy to inmates, computer centres were inaugurated in three city correctional homes - as jails are called in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Make Tihar Jail meat-free zone: PETA India


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Urging the Delhi High Court to make Tihar Jail a meat-free zone, PETA India Tuesday said many jails in the US have introduced vegetarian food ... Read more...

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Pillai’s remission within rules: Chandy


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 2 (IANS) Even as the CPI-M's V.S. Achuthanandan has approached the Supreme Court demanding the cancellation of amnesty given to former Kerala minister R. Balakrishna Pillai, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Anna to fast again if bill not passed this session, says Kejriwal


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 22 (IANS) "Anna Hazare will fast again if the Lokpal bill is not passed in the winter session of Parliament," warned Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal here ... Read more...

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Left raises attack on school teacher in assembly


October 3rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 3 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, the entire Left opposition walked out of the Kerala assembly here Monday, accusing the Oommen Chandy government of not being able ... Read more...

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Know your Gandhi? Maharashtra prisoners prepare for test


September 30th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Come Oct 2, and over 1,000 prisoners and officials alike from 14 jails of Maharashtra will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary in ... Read more...

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IGNOU’s art workshop in Tihar


September 21st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Wednesday commenced a four-day workshop for Tihar Jail inmates to expose them to various art forms like painting, ... Read more...

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Thousands of jail inmates to be called ‘Mister’


September 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prison guards in Britain have been told that they will have to address thousands of inmates with the title “mister.” The directive was given despite the objection ... Read more...

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RJs now promoting Tihar’s Brand TJ (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Tihar Jail is not just in the news for its prisoners, some of them high-profile. A range of snacks and consumer goods produced by Tihar ... Read more...

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Bihar government orders CBI probe into doctor’s lynching


June 6th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the brutal murder of a doctor by jail inmates last week, ... Read more...

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Rights panel seeks report on doctor’s murder in Bihar jail


June 4th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Bihar government over the brutal murder of a doctor by jail inmates last week ... Read more...

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Court questions government on plea to help jail inmates (Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments and the Tihar Jail chief on a plea demanding changes in ... Read more...

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Court questions government on plea to help jail inmates


June 1st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments and the Tihar Jail chief on a plea demanding changes in ... Read more...

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Administrative lapses led to doctor’s lynching: Nitish


May 31st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday admitted that administrative lapses led to the lynching of a doctor by prisoners inside a jail."There were administrative lapses behind ... Read more...

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Bihar doctors go on a day’s strike to protest lynching


May 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) All the government doctors in Bihar are observing a day-long token strike Tuesday to protest the death of a doctor who was lynched by prisoners inside ... Read more...

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Badminton, chats with new friends: Raja at home in jail


May 29th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) It has been over three months since former communications minister Andimuthu Raja has been cooling his heels in the capital's Tihar Jail for his suspected ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi joins celebrity line-up in Tihar jail


May 20th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Kanimozhi, DMK MP and former Tamilnadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi's daughter, is the latest high-profile entrant to Tihar Central Jail -- following in the steps ... 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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