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UP tops in ill treatment of prisoners


May 8th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh tops all states in ill- treating and torturing prisoners, Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh informed the Lok Sabha Tuesday.Giving state-wise ... 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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PM calls for dramatic reforms in quality of legal education system


May 1st, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi,May 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday called for dramatic reform and improvement in the scope and quality of legal education system to make law fraternity sensitive to ... Read more...

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Terrorists feasting on fresh chicken, beef, eggs, and milk in Pak prisons!


November 27th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.27 (ANI): Its not all that bad to be a prisoner in Pakistan, as one can enjoy sumptuous meals consisting chicken and farm fresh milk while in custody.There may be overcrowding ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Adiala Jail to build family suites for married prisoners


September 1st, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Sep 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Adiala Jail, where the trial of Mumbai terror suspects are going on, has acquired 87 acres of land to build family suites for married prisoners in compliance ... Read more...

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Rights of prisoners must be respected: NHRC


October 11th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Coming out strongly against human rights violations of prisoners, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Saturday said that rights such as medical assistance and contact with ... Read more...

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George Clooney may star in Al-Qaeda based terrorist film


August 12th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): George Clooney is set to star in an upcoming film based on Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda, according to reports.The hunky actor is said to be eager to ... Read more...

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UN appoints South African judge as human rights chief


July 25th, 2008 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, July 25 (DPA) South African judge Navanethem Pillay was named High Commissioner for Human Rights, the UN's top position that is tasked with promoting and protecting human rights worldwide. The ... Read more...

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