Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

jail inmates


What does Punjab’s jail manual say about food for inmates?

May 26, 2022 4:02 pm

The spotlight is now on the diet after a medical board prescribed a seven-meal diet including various juices and only one mixed-grain chappati a day for Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is serving a one-year rigorous jail term.

Maharashtra: After turning into quarantine centre for jail inmates, Alibag school reopens for students

February 03, 2021 3:52 am

While schools across the state, barring Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai, had opened to students from Class V to VIII last week, at the primary school 1 and 2 in Alibag, teachers awaited their RT-PCR test reports and decided to let students in only after all of them tested negative for Covid-19.

Maharashtra: High caseload among jail inmates, prison dept ramps up testing

September 07, 2020 11:26 pm

As of now, 33 out of 47 prisons in the state have reported positive cases. The total number of reported cases from prisons were 2,155 as of Monday, including 1,772 inmates and 383 staff.

At 118 inmates in space for 100, share of undertrials in jails up: NCRB data

August 30, 2020 7:43 am

More than 18 lakh people were brought to jails in 2019, of which over 3 lakh continue to languish without any recourse to bail, the data for 2019 shows.

Covid cases in Maharashtra prisons cross 1,000, 25 jails affected

August 17, 2020 10:50 pm

Following directions from the Bombay High Court, random testing of inmates and staff is also being undertaken, along with mandatory testing of high-risk contacts of inmates and staff who have tested positive.

Not 11,000, Maharashtra govt to release 17,000 inmates now after 185 positive cases detected in two jails

May 12, 2020 10:20 pm

A high-powered committee (HPC), formed as per Supreme Court directives to lay down steps to decongest prisons in the backdrop of the pandemic, held a meeting on Monday after 185 positive cases surfaced at Arthur Road Jail along with one case in Byculla Jail.

Fourteen Bangladeshi nationals released from prison in Tiruchy

July 13, 2019 5:52 pm

The freed Bangladeshis were sent by train to Kolkata with armed escorts from Tamil Nadu and would be handed-over to the authorities in Bangladesh at the border, the officials said.

Inmate flees from hospital, hunt on

August 03, 2017 2:29 am

Three more inmates were also taken to the hospital. SSP Kapurthala Sandip Kumar Sharma said the prisoner was undergoing a sentence at the jail.

Inmates take control of jail barracks after clash with guards

April 02, 2016 6:52 pm

The prisoners have taken control of a portion of the jail barracks and locked it from inside.

Diet plan charted for jail inmates

October 21, 2015 3:38 am

If the proposed diet plan comes through, jail kitchens will cook food ensuring every ingredient added to each food item is as per prescribed norms.