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Two murders convicts escape from Gurgaon jail


September 1st, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 31 (IANS) Two murder convicts escaped from the Bhondsi district jail Friday as the jail complex was being cleaned, a police official said.They were identified as Zile Singh, ... Read more...

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Kasab yet unaware of Supreme Court verdict


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Even though a day has passed since the Supreme Court upheld Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the jailed Pakistani terrorist remains unaware of his fate, a prison ... Read more...

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Sangma not allowed to meet Jagan in jail


June 25th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma was Monday denied permission to meet YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in Chanchalguda Central Jail here.Sangma drove to the jail ... Read more...

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Gandhi killers pass Plus 2 exams


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Even as they face the gallows, two convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case have come out with flying colours uin the Plus 2 ... 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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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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Pakistani prisoner Khalil Chisti steps out of jail


April 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti, serving a life sentence for murder, stepped out of the Ajmer Central Jail in Rajasthan Wednesday on conditional bail, his ... Read more...

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Jail riot in UP after prisoner’s death


March 21st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Two jail officials were critically injured in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district when prisoners, outraged over the death of a 22-year-old inmate following alleged medical negligence, attacked ... Read more...

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Bihar to have its first ‘open jail’


March 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) Some convicts in Bihar will soon get a chance to live with their families, step out for work and lead a life similar to that outside ... Read more...

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Jailed murder accused ‘untraceable’


February 20th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Raising fears of a jail break, a murder accused sent to judicial custody could not be presented in a Delhi court by jail officials who ... Read more...

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Delhi told to pay damages for Tihar inmate’s suicide


February 6th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday asked the Delhi government to pay Rs.1 lakh to the kin of a Tihar Jail inmate who committed ... Read more...

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Raja completes a year in jail, adapting well


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Having spent a year behind bars for his alleged involvement in the 2G scam, former communications minister A. Raja seems to have adapted to life ... Read more...

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Mumbai jail’s women inmates go on hunger strike


December 26th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) More than two dozen women inmates of the Byculla district jail here have gone on a hunger strike, protesting poor hygiene and improper food served ... Read more...

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Punjab jail riot leaves one dead


November 21st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kapurthala (Punjab), Nov 21 (IANS) Rioting by prisoners followed by firing by the security guards inside a jail complex on the outskirts of this Punjab city has left one person ... Read more...

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Six prisoners injured in fire


November 11th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) Six prisoners received burn injuries in a fire that broke out in a jail in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district Thursday, police said.The fire broke out in ... Read more...

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Notice to CBI on bail plea of Kanimozhi, four others


November 9th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the CBI's reply by Dec 1 on the bail pleas of DMK MP Kanimozhi and four other accused in ... Read more...

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Koda booked for instigating prisoners


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 2 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, languishing in prison on charges of money laundering, was Wednesday slapped with yet another charge -- "instigating" inmates ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali suffers stroke, to seek bail: Lawyer


October 30th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Alleged money launderer and tax evader Hasan Ali Khan suffered a stroke followed by a paralytic attack in jail but was not hospitalised, his lawyer ... Read more...

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Undertrial dies in Uttar Pradesh prison


October 30th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) An undertrial accused in a rape case died under mysterious died in an Uttar Pradesh prison, police said Sunday.Shailendra Tiwari, 25, lodged in the Sultanpur district ... Read more...

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Three escape in Uttar Pradesh jail break


October 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) Three undertrials Friday escaped from an Uttar Pradesh jail in Bhadohi district after scaling its wall, police said.Raju, Nanhe and Amawas fled from the district jail ... Read more...

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Quiet Diwali for Tihar Jail’s VIP inmates


October 27th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi, former minister A. Raja and other VIPs in the Tihar Jail here celebrated Diwali on a low key, greeting fellow prisoners and ... Read more...

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Top Maoists seek NHRC clearance to donate bodies


October 7th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 7 (IANS) Two top jailed Maoist leaders in Bihar have urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to let them donate their bodies for medical research to a ... Read more...

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Gandhi accused Nalini breaks down


September 7th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Nalini Sriharan, serving life sentence for the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Wednesday broke down as she was shifted back to Vellore jail ... Read more...

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Tihar officials relieved, praise Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Officials at the Tihar Jail were a relieved lot Friday as a fasting Anna Hazare finally left the premises after four days. But they were ... Read more...

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Anna to continue his fast at Ramlila ground Friday (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare will continue his indefinite fast at the Ramlila ground from Friday, his close aide said Thursday. While civic authorities were busy ... Read more...

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Hazare released from his cell in Tihar


August 16th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare has been released from his cell in Tihar Jail but is in talks with senior jail officials demanding an "unconditional release", ... Read more...

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Man arrested for Letterman show break in


July 11th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in New York have arrested a man who broke into a theater in Manhattan. Police say they arrested the 22-year-old man on Sunday at the ... Read more...

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Action against four Tihar officials for lapses (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Three Tihar Jail officials have been suspended and disciplinary action has been recommended against another for extending extra liberties to sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee ... Read more...

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Action against three Tihar officials for irregularities


July 4th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Disciplinary action has been recommended against three Tihar Jail officials for extending extra liberties for sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi and murder ... Read more...

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Tihar jail to probe ‘extra liberty’ given to Kalmadi (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Tihar jail authorities have ordered a probe into the alleged extra liberty given to former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and ... Read more...

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Lucknow jail in-charge draws flak over Sachan’s murder


July 1st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Commencing the judicial probe into the alleged murder of jailed deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan in the Lucknow district jail, chief judicial magistrate Rajesh ... Read more...

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Dead medical officer’s kin demands CBI probe, opposition cries foul


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) The family of suspended deputy chief medical officer Y.S Sachan, who was found dead in the Lucknow jail a day ago, Thursday demanded a CBI ... 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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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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Seven prisoners booked for lynching doctor in Bihar (Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) A case was lodged Monday against seven inmates of Bihar's Gopalganj district jail for beating to death a doctor inside the prison premises, police said. The ... Read more...

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