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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

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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

World  /  Published 18.12.21

In court in jail uniform

Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in court on Friday wearing a white top and a brown wraparound longyi that is the typical uniform for prisoners in the Southeast Asian country, a...
By Reuters in Bangkok

India  /  Published 16.12.21

Conman dupes ex-Ranbaxy owner's wife

While a former billionaire is in jail, his wife spends hours on the phone discussing payments to obtain bail for him. She seems to believe that she is talking to senior government officials, including...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.21

Push to free land for Calcutta Green City

The Bengal government has decided to expedite the Green City project in the Alipore area of Calcutta as the state has initiated moves to shift two prisons from the location and utilise the vacant plot...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 15.12.21

Belarus Opp leader's husband jailed

Belarus Opposition leader’s husband, Syarhei Tsikhanouski, was sentenced on Tuesday to 18 years in jail for organising mass unrest and inciting social hatred, the official Belta news agency repo...
By Reuters in Moscow


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