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Delhi: Woman inmate alleges rape by head constable on train, FIR filed

The woman alleged she was in the washroom when the alleged head constable barged inside and raped her.

At first semi-open jail for women, Tihar inmates get taste of life outside

The premises are a four-minute drive from Jail No. 6 where, as of Monday, 375 women inmates are lodged. Located near the residential buildings of Tihar Jail personnel inside the main complex, it is a duplex surrounded by a tiny garden, with tomatoes and chillies growing on a patch of land.


Muslim undertrial in Tihar branded with 'Om' symbol, Delhi court orders inquiry

The Delhi court observed that the allegations raised by the accused were of "serious nature" and require "immediate intervention".

Delhi: Mental health programme helped 7,000 Tihar inmates

The Delhi Prison Administration had started the intensive counselling services on April 16 last year in collaboration with NGO Mental Health Foundation and mentored by AIIMS.

VVIP chopper case: Delhi court seeks Tihar's reply on ED's plea to question Christian Michel in jail

The jail authority has been asked to submit its response by Tuesday. Special Judge Arvind Kumar also issued a production warrant for Tuesday against Michel after his lawyer alleged mental torture inside jail.

Explained: How jails pay and deduct prisoners’ wages

HC issues directive to Tihar Jail over deduction for a fund. What is this fund for, what do other states do?


Delhi: Women can use semi-open, open prisons in Tihar

The court had sought responses from the Delhi government, L-G and Director General of Prisons on a PIL seeking direction to them to extend the benefit of semi-open prison and open prison to women.

Amendments to Tihar Jail rules: New manual to focus on women prisoners, healthcare

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar was also told that the safety and reformation of women prisoners was of utmost importance for the prison administration.

HC panel report on tihar violence: ‘Inmates with fractures had to wait overnight for treatment’

The panel stated that doctors were informed about the inmates’ injuries around 11.30 pm, even though the incident took place between 8.30-9.30 pm. Basic treatment, the panel said, started around midnight

Delhi HC: Treat pleas by Tihar inmates assaulted in September as complaints

On the morning of September 14, 47 inmates of jail 3 were allegedly beaten up by the Tamil Nadu state police (TSP) and the Quick Response Team (QRT).