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Prisoner escapes from Jammu high security jail


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 22 (IANS) A prisoner escaped Wednesday from a high security jail in Kathua of Jammu region which houses many hardcore militants, an official said.A jail official told IANS ... Read more...

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Jammu prisoners participate in kite flying festival


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) The staff and prisoners of Kot Bhalwal Jail, on the outskirts of Jammu city, together celebrated the Janmashtami, birthday of Lord Krishna, by taking part in ... Read more...

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Pictures of politicians, film stars removed from Kerala jails


June 17th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 17 (IANS) The authorities Sunday removed photographs of politicians and film stars from major jails across Kerala and were also preparing to shuffle prisoners, an official said.Such photographs ... 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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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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Manhunt launched after 8 escape from Haryana jail


January 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) Haryana Police Wednesday launched a manhunt in the state and neighbouring areas after eight inmates, all of them accused of heinous crimes like murder, escaped from ... Read more...

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Bihar ordered to pay Rs.3 lakh to undertrial’s kin


December 14th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday directed the Bihar government to pay Rs.3 lakh to the family of an undertrial prisoner who died because ... Read more...

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15 inmates injured in Punjab jail rioting


November 20th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) At least 15 prisoners were injured Sunday following rioting and arson inside a modern jail complex on the outskirts of Punjab's Kapurthala town, officials said.Jail security ... Read more...

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Raja, Kalmadi, Kanimozhi at Tihar I-Day event


August 15th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Former Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi, DMK MP Kanimozhi and former communications minister A. Raja were among the thousands who celebrated Independence Day at the ... Read more...

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Mishandling of Davis issue has made Pakistan a laughing stock: Chaudhry Nisar


March 21st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, a Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) politician and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, has told Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani that ... Read more...

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I’ll go on hunger strike, threatens Davis


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 23 (IANS) US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two men here, has threatened that he would go on hunger strike if his demands, including an early decision on his ... Read more...

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Prisoners in Andhra jails to get phone facility


February 11th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Prisoners in Andhra Pradesh will soon be able to get in touch with family members through telephone.Concerned over the increasing incidents of seizure of mobile phones in jails, ... Read more...

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Case against jail staff after mobiles found in raid


February 7th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 7 (IANS) A case has been lodged against the jailer and seven staff of the central jail here following recovery of mobiles and other forbidden material from prisoners, police said ... Read more...

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12 prisoners booked for attack on Hyderabad jail officials


February 1st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) A dozen prisoners of Cherlapally Central Jail here were Tuesday booked for attacking prison officials a day earlier. After police baton charged the attackers, two political parties have ... Read more...

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US inmates forced to rub anti-lice cream on bodies, stand naked for 12hrs


January 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A federal lawsuit filed by two prisoners has claimed that 29 northwest Georgia inmates were forced to rub cream on their bodies and stand in their cells naked ... Read more...

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Banda rape case: Enquiry ordered into jail warden’s claims


January 17th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) Authorities Monday ordered an enquiry into the allegations by a woman jail warden who claimed her seniors were threatening her for giving a statement against the Bahujan ... Read more...

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Punjab jail inmate commits suicide, probe on


December 30th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sangrur (Punjab), Dec 30 (IANS) An inmate of the Sangrur district jail committed suicide by hanging himself from the grills of the window of his barrack, police said Thursday.Kamaljit, who killed ... Read more...

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Ex-jail chief booked for prisoner’s murder


October 21st, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 21 (IANS) A murder case was Thursday registered against a former Ghaziabad jail superintendent for the death in the prison last year of a serial blast accused.The case was ... Read more...

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HRCP calls for open judicial inquiry into alleged inhuman torture of prisoners


October 12th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 12 (ANI): Expressing outrage at the inhuman torture and humiliation of several death row prisoners at the Toba Tek Singh District Prison, as well as official indifference to demands for ... Read more...

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Prisoner says jail staff stole his undergarments, paste


September 27th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), Sep 27 (IANS) A bizarre case of theft of undergarments, biscuits and toothpaste has been lodged by police in Maharashtra against the superintendent and three employees of a local district ... Read more...

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Mounties caught watching lesbian jail-cell sex suspended without pay


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Sept 2 (ANI): The investigation into four Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers and three prison workers allegedly watching a sex romp between two lesbian cellmates on CCTV cameras, has led ... Read more...

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Paying for her crime by teaching behind bars


September 2nd, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Naugarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 2 (IANS) Call it an act of atonement. A woman who is in jail in Uttar Pradesh for torturing her daughter-in-law has donned the role of ... Read more...

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Beef up security for jailed Gujarat cop, orders Court


September 1st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 1 (IANS) A court in Ahmedabad Wednesday directed officials of Sabarmati Jail here to beef up security for imprisoned former Gujarat police officer N.K. Amin, who wants to turn approver ... Read more...

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A reformed convict’s poems give birth to play (With Image)


May 30th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 30 (IANS) Put behind bars for nine years for rape, Sudhir Sharma underwent the agony of prison life - an emotional journey that found vent in 153 poems. ... Read more...

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No VIP treatment for Rathore in prison (Lead)


May 26th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, convicted of molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra, spent his first night in the Burail Jail here sleeping on a berth -- like any ... Read more...

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Rathore’s first night in jail like normal prisoner


May 26th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Disgraced former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, convicted of molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra, spent his first night in Burail jail here with authorities maintaining that he was not ... Read more...

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Prisoners break out of UP jail


April 11th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Siddharth Nagar (UP), Apr 11 (ANI): Three inmates of Siddharth Nagar district jail in Uttar Pradesh escaped after making a hole in the outer walls of the jail on Saturday.Out of three ... Read more...

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Muslim prisoners fast and pray during Navratri (Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) They are Muslim prisoners but they have been fasting, singing hymns and performing 'yagnas' at a jail here, hoping their prayers will be heard ... Read more...

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Muslim prisoners fast during Navratri to atone for sins


March 23rd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Barabanki, March 23 (IANS) They wake up early, keep fast, undertake Hindu rituals, sing hymns and eat a special diet like their Hindu brethren during the ongoing Navratri festival. These ... Read more...

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Prisoners clash with jail officials, 17 injured


January 1st, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) At least 17 people were injured when a group of prisoners at a district jail in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh town clashed with jail staff, police said Friday. Amongst ... Read more...

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TRS chief claims he is continuing fast in hospital


December 1st, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) A day after abruptly ending his "fast unto death", Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara Rao Tuesday claimed he was continuing the hunger strike at ... Read more...

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British jail staff red-faced after inmates get drunk on anti-Swine Flu gel!


September 25th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 25 (ANI): Authorities at a British prison had to remove a hand gel meant to fight swine flu after inmates were found drunk on the alcoholic cleaner.Recently, dispensers containing ... Read more...

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Blasphemy accused Christian man dies in Pak jail, police claims ’suicide’


September 16th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep. 16 (ANI): A Christian man who was held on blasphemy charges is reported to have committed suicide in a Pakistani prison, while human rights activists are smelling foul play in ... Read more...

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Pak Federal Shariat Court directs authorities to provide conjugal facilities to prisoners


August 29th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.29 (ANI): Prisoners in Pakistan would now be able to meet and mate with their spouses, as the Federal Shariat Court (FSC) has directed authorities to provide conjugal facilities to inmates.The ... Read more...

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