June 09, 2022 5:45 am
The only jail in Chandigarh which witnessed a sensational jail break in January, 2004, was in the headlines again when an RDX packed tiffin bomb like object was found abandoned near the boundary wall on May 9, this year.
May 27, 2021 8:27 am
At least 49 residential units are situated in the outer premises of Model Burail Jail that house more than 130 people, including jail staff. There are at least 40 quarters situated inside the zoo premises.
April 16, 2021 5:21 am
The aim is to bring positivity in the minds of the inmates in the jail barracks, said the AIG.
January 02, 2021 8:50 am
"There are around 1,000 inmates in the jail. We have identified 60 undertrials and 16 convicted prisoners who are illiterate. Our aim is to educate the identified prisoners," Virat said.
June 23, 2020 11:00 am
Apart from this, a detailed plan for medical screening of all prisoners and staff before entering the jail premises will also be put in place.
June 25, 2019 7:58 am
A brief history and great deeds of these legends will be highlighted outside each kuteer, with their painted pictures, to motivate the inmates. The text will be in English and Hindi. Punjabi is under consideration.
March 27, 2019 7:19 am
The accused, Vinod Kumar, 51, on Tuesday filed a written application to the District and Sessions Court, alleging that he is being harassed physically by the policemen on duty in the jail and judicial lock-up.
July 14, 2015 5:59 am
The police had filed an appeal challenging the Chandigarh sessions court’s orders of dismissing their appeal seeking Tara’s custody in Burail jailbreak case.
December 24, 2013 12:54 am
On November 4,Patiala had rejected Gurmeets parole plea.
December 05, 2013 1:44 am
Basant also moved an application requesting the court that he be shifted from Burail jail to Sonipat jail as his aging parents will find it difficult to visit him in Chandigarh.