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Two physiotherapists for 16,000 inmates at city’s 3 jails, Delhi HC told

The direction came after the court commissioner, appointed to inspect the physiotherapy units, said only two physiotherapists visit the jails.

From inside Tihar, court shooting accused makes extortion call

To threaten the businessman, who runs a garment shop in Gandhi Nagar, two associates of the accused, Mohammad Azeem Ahmed, allegedly fired outside his home in North East Delhi’s Welcome area on July 3 and also left a letter along with two live cartridges.


Tihar jail officials took bribes to give inmates basic amenities: Report

It stated that the “modus operandi” used by jail officials to collect bribes was during visits by families of inmates. If the families did not bring cash, they were asked to deposit it at a bakery opposite Tihar Jail Gate No 4, said the report.

Phone, wire, tobacco found in Om Prakash Chautala’s Tihar prison cell

“The cell has two more inmates and one of them has taken responsibility of the prohibited items. It’s being checked if the phone was being used by Chautala himself,” said Rajkumar, Additional Inspector General, Tihar Jail.

Probe states jailmate, not official, branded Tihar undertrial with ‘Om’

Nabbir told Metropolitan Magistrate the superintendent not only denied him food for two days in the name of Navratra, but also told him that he would convert him to Hinduism.

Tihar undertrial with ‘om’ branded on back tells court: Being pressured to withdraw charge or compromise

Nabbir had alleged that the ‘Om’ symbol was branded on his back, and that it was the handiwork of a jail superintendent who had used a hot metal for the carving.


A blot

Recent case of brutality in Delhi’s Tihar Jail shows that reforms undertaken in the prison are coming undone

Inmate branded with Om: Court pulls up Tihar Jail

The undertrial, Nabbir, had also alleged that the superintendent denied him food for two days during Navratri and said he would convert him to Hinduism.

Jail Superintendent branded Om on my back: Tihar undertrial

Nabbir told that the superintendent not only denied him food for two days in the name of Navratra but also told him that he would convert him to Hinduism.

One orthopaedic doctor for 15,000 prisoners in Tihar jail

The issue cropped up during hearing of a petition by Jagtar Singh Hawara, who is serving a life sentence at Tihar for conspiring to assassinate former Punjab CM Beant Singh.

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

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

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Fashion Show By Tihar Jail Inmates

The first batch of at least 20 inmates at the Tihar Fashion Laboratory, started by the jail and Pearl Academy in February, graduated on September 9 at a ceremony that included a runway show.

Video: Two Drunken Tihar Jail Officials In An Ugly Fight With Each Other

An ugly fight breaks down between two tihar jail officials. Video shows two drunken delhi officers beating each other up.