North East  /  Published 19.05.22

Cooked beef: Teacher jailed

The headmistress of a school in Goalpara district of Assam was arrested and sent to jail for bringing cooked beef to school as her lunch, officials said on Thursday. The headmistress, Daliman Nessa, ...
By Our bureau and PTI

India  /  Published 07.05.22

Indian-origin man jailed for 20 years

An Indian-origin man who was found guilty of a violent robbery in east London has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment along with two of his accomplices. Ajaypal Singh, 28, had pleaded guilty to t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.22

Ask Jeeves

The angrez ke zamane ka jailor seems to have been a bibliophile in comparison to the likes of Kurlekar. During his 700-day incarceration, Bhagat Singh apparently read 300 books. It is even said that t...
By Upala Sen

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.04.22

Jail set for electric fencing

Ghaghidih Central Jail is to be equipped with electric fencing soon for making it a more protected place for the prisoners. The main purpose behind the move is to lessen dependency on the prison secur...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 11.04.22

Scribe jailed under tough law

Award-winning journalist Aasif Sultan received bail after spending four years in a Srinagar prison, only to be booked under the stringent Public Safety Act and sent to the far-off Kot Bhalwal jail. A...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


India  /  Published 22.03.22

Toll rises to 39, officers say hooch not confirmed

The Bihar government went into denial mode as the count of the number of people who had died allegedly after drinking hooch on Holi climbed to 39 on Monday from 19 the day before. Bihar is a dry stat...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.02.22

Sub-jail to come up soon

A sub-jail is to be set up at Chandil in the adjoining Seraikela-Kharsawan district for which the district administration has identified land on Monday.  The proposed sub-jail, which will be the...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.22

State Digest: Language stir intensifies

Dhanbad: UP based shooter, Aman Singh lodged in Chaibasa jail in connection with the Dhanbad Deputy Mayor, Niraj Singh murder cased of March 2017 charged Niranjan Tiwari, officer in charge of Chaibasa...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 11.01.22

Covid: Delhi jails struggling

Sixty-six inmates and 48 staffers of three jails in Delhi have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on Tuesday. "None of those infected is serious. We are taking all precautions related ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.01.22

4 more years for Suu Kyi

 A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Monday sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in jail on charges including possession of unlicensed walkie-talkies, a source familiar with th...
By Reuters in Bangkok


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