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Central prison in Bengaluru to get its own community radio operated by inmates

October 17, 2019 2:05 pm

Apart from news bulletins and songs, the radio will have programmes on prisoners’ rights, parole eligibility, and allow inmates to receive birthday wishes from their families.

Head Constable of Chandigarh Police gets 5 years in jail for demanding bribe

March 27, 2019 7:09 am

Paramjit Singh was held by the CBI in September 2014 on the complaint of Narottam Kumar, an autorickshaw driver, who told CBI that accused Singh of Traffic Police had demanded a bribe of Rs 1,200 from him for not harassing and challaning his autorickshaw.

Chandigarh: Convicted for non-payment of farm loan, Haryana farmer dies in jail

October 03, 2018 7:55 am

Loharu’s Indian National Lok Dal MLA Om Prakash Gaura, Aam Aadmi Party state president Naveen Jaihind and other political leaders met Ranbir’s family and assured them support. Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader Kiran Choudhry too extended her support to the bereaved family.

Supreme Court constitutes committee to look into jail reforms

September 25, 2018 11:59 am

The apex court had on August 5 expressed displeasure that several states had not yet appointed the board of visitors who regularly inspect prisons to ensure that they are being run in accordance with rules.

Punjab and Haryana HC seeks report on prison reforms, inmate deaths

October 03, 2017 3:37 am

The latest data on the inmate deaths recently submitted by the union government before the Supreme Court has revealed that Punjab has the second highest number of deaths of jail inmates in the country.

New prison in Mankhurd: Jail department seeks plot opposite site government earlier found unfit

July 31, 2017 2:29 am

State has agreed to proposal, awaiting confirmation from revenue: officials

Drunken driving jails 34: No respite for violators, kin bear the brunt

March 27, 2016 5:36 am

The courts, however, are closed for the weekend. It seems the violators will remain behind bars at least till Monday when the courts reopen.

UP: Detainee tied to pillar, beaten up by 6 cops

March 26, 2016 4:23 am

Neeraj, a resident of Bilgram Chungi, had reportedly entered into a tiff with another inmate Thursday, police

Pak national sentenced in Saharanpur

February 11, 2016 3:42 am

The court also sentenced local resident Nadeem to 10 years' imprisonment for helping Shahid in opening the account. Both are lodged in Saharanpur district jail.

Mumbai paper clip: Jails should be open to civil society organisations

February 02, 2016 12:37 am

The picture of Indian prisons is one of jails overflowing with undertrial prisoners, most of who are from poor and marginalised communities.