India  /  Published 05.07.22

I-Day@75: plans for prisoners

Good news is in the offing for thousands of women and transgender convicts above the age of 50 with the government planning to commute their sentence over three phases subject to their behaviour in ja...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.06.22

5 years in jail

A German court in the northeastern state of Brandenburg on Tuesday sentenced a former concentration camp guard to five years in jail. Prosecutors accused the pensioner of involvement in the murd...
By Deutsche Welle

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.06.22

Prisoner shot dead in Deoghar

A prisoner from Patna’s Beur Central Jail, who had come to Deoghar in Jharkhand to be produced in a criminal case, was shot dead by an unidentified person near Deoghar Civil Court on Saturday mo...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 17.06.22

Indian origin Singaporean jailed

A 24-year-old Indian-origin man was jailed for 10 weeks after he injured a private-hire driver during a physical tussle last year for cancelling his booking, a media report has said. Timothy Thiranra...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Singapore

Cricket  /  Published 06.06.22

Ranatunga's brother gets 2-yr-jail

The younger brother of Sri Lanka's legendary cricketer and the 1996 World Cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga was on Monday sentenced to two years' rigorous imprisonment for extorting money b...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo


India  /  Published 26.05.22

Tihar jail: Yasin Malik in separate cell

A day after a Delhi court awarded life imprisonment to Yasin Malik in a terror funding case, Tihar prison authorities here on Thursday said the separatist leader has been kept in a separate cell under...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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


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