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Ahead of Saturday ‘mulaqaat’, inmates throng Tihar beauty parlour

The inmate from Manipur, an undertrial prisoner in Tihar, manages the parlour from 9 am to 5 pm every day, along with two other undertrial women.

Probe at Tihar Jail after woman ‘breaches security’ to meet inmate

The woman allegedly posed as an NGO worker to meet the man, said Tihar Jail’s director general.


Tihar Jail opposes plea seeking conjugal visits

The PIL by lawyer-social activist Amit Sahni claimed conjugal visitation rights were not provided at prisons in the state.

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

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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.