Saturday, Jan 28, 2023



In a first, Punjab allows prisoners to spend up to 2 hours with spouses

September 21, 2022 7:03 am

Punjab Jails Minister, Harjot Singh Bains, had on September 15 this year inaugurated the ‘Parivar Mulakat’ (family visit) scheme from Ludhiana central jail, an initiative under which inmates can meet their loved ones in person for an hour at a specially designated rooms inside the prison.

DLSA releases 151 prisoners from Burail jail as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

August 13, 2022 2:07 am

While 114 prisoners were granted the relief of bail, cases of 37 prisoners were disposed of during the Jail Lok Adalat, Model Jail, Burail, held on August 9.

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav: Centre asks states to release convicts with good conduct on Aug 15

June 13, 2022 7:03 pm

Those convicted of certain crimes who have served at least 50% of their sentence will be granted remission in three phases, while those convicted of terror, murder and crimes against women will be ineligible.

Punjab: In search for light, prisoners turn poets, artists for jail magazine ‘Ujala’

March 09, 2022 9:57 am

Poems, short stories, cartoons and illustrations all make it to the magazine that gives an open platform to Patiala jail inmates to contribute in whichever way they want to and bring out their hidden feelings on paper in form of words or art.

Karnataka prisoners to receive skill-improvement training

October 30, 2021 7:29 pm

The study revealed that while around 7,000 prisoners (47%) are illiterate or semi-literate, about 3,000 prisoners (21%) have only completed SSLC or Class X.

Vietnam grants amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners

August 28, 2015 12:26 pm

Giang Son, deputy chairman of the President's Office, told a news conference Friday that 18,539 inmates were granted amnesty under two directives signed by President Truong Tan Sang. They will be released from prisons starting Monday.

Myanmar pardons almost 7,000 prisoners

July 30, 2015 3:56 pm

An Information Ministry statement said 6,966 prisoners, including 210 foreigners, will be freed across the country "on humanitarian grounds and in view of national reconciliation."

Prisoner in US calls 911 to report own escape

September 28, 2013 1:17 am

People:A cross-country trip transporting prisoners turned wild when two of them stole the van with eight inmates

Missing Children,Grieving Parents

September 28, 2013 12:29 am

God,Christmas,crime and punishment come together in this drama/thriller.

2 inmates escape from Faridkot jail

April 08, 2014 3:00 pm

In broad daylight,two prisoners fled from police custody on Wednesday just outside the gate of the Faridkot Modern Jail.