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Tihar jail


In Tihar for ‘Islamic State links’, prisoner claims beaten and forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

June 10, 2021 8:15 am

The accused, Rashid Zafar, was arrested in 2018 on allegations of being a member of an Islamic State-inspired group that was planning suicide attacks and serial blasts, targeting politicians and government installations in Delhi and other parts of North India.

Tihar inmate beaten to death with cricket bat, four arrested

May 19, 2021 12:27 pm

The complainant Lalit, who is a warden in Central jail no 2, told the police that he and his colleague, Praveen, saw the four accused use a cricket bat to thrash the deceased.

Cases rising in Tihar jail, DCPCR seeks information on wellbeing of children

May 08, 2021 12:26 pm

In the second wave of Covid-19, more than 50 women inmates in Tihar Jail have tested positive for Covid-19.

Shahabuddin shared cell with Covid positive inmate, his lawyers had told court his life at risk  

May 01, 2021 1:32 pm

The lawyers told the court that Shahabuddin was ledged with the fellow inmate despite the latter testing positive for Covid in early April.

HC asks Delhi govt, jail authority to monitor COVID-19 treatment of ex-RJD MP Shahabuddin

April 28, 2021 4:51 pm

According to the petition, Shahabuddin was lodged in a cell, in the high risk ward of Tihar Jail, which he was sharing with another inmate.

Woman gets bail as court says her toddler can’t be kept in prison

April 01, 2021 1:32 am

A Delhi judge has now granted bail to the accused, observing that it was "in fact a release of her little child to freedom".

Tihar inmate held for plot to poison two others

March 05, 2021 1:11 am

Police said the two men were arrested last year in connection with Northeast Delhi riots and have been booked under sections of rioting.

Delhi riots: Judge to go for physical inspection in jail if grievances of accused persist

November 03, 2020 3:45 pm

During a hearing held through video conferencing, seven out of the 15 accused said they have not been given warm clothes, though it is permitted under the prison rules, and the Jail authorities said they need court order for it.

Delhi: Month after Tihar unrest, Ugandan inmate dies

August 08, 2020 2:18 pm

Delhi Prisons DG Sandeep Goel said, “The inmate had suffered an injury in her right hand during the incident of unrest by some foreign inmates in jail number 6 on June 16, when jail staff had to resort to use of minimum force to control them."

Delhi: ThreeTihar Jail inmates quarantined

May 12, 2020 3:21 am

The incident took place in Central Delhi and the rape accused was arrested and sent to Tihar Jail on April 6. The victim was examined by doctors, and she also underwent a Covid-19 test.


Welcome to Tihar Food Court - a restaurant run by jail inmates

July 23, 2014 10:05 am

'Tihar Food Court' in west Delhi, a rehabilitation effort kicked off by the Tihar prison, opened in the first week of July.


Fashion Show By Tihar Jail Inmates

June 22, 2020 6:54 pm

Tihar Fashion Laboratory, started by the jail and Pearl Academy in February, showcased a runway show.