India  /  Published 25.07.19

Free after 23 years, at an unfamiliar home

Latif Ahmad Waja is back home, acquitted after 23 long years in prison in a terror case, but his mood is funereal amid the celebrations around him.“Most of the faces I grew up with are not around. M...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.04.20

Former ministers fight in jail

Imprisoned former state ministers Anosh Ekka and Yogendra Sao fought at the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Hotwar, according to two FIRs registered at Khelgaon police station on Thursday night.The FIR fi...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.11.18

School cooks cry camp jail horrors in Hotwar

Over 300 disgruntled midday meal cooks who were taken into preventive custody on the eve of Statehood Day have alleged appalling conditions at the camp jail in Hotwar where they spent 48 hours before ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 13.10.19

Bhim Army hunger strike row in Tihar

A tweet from jailed Ambedkarite leader Chandrashekhar “Ravan” Azad’s account on Sunday morning announced that he and fellow Bhim Army undertrials were on hunger strike in Tihar over prison autho...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.10.19

UP jail riot with cop torture and food grouse whiff

Five policemen including the deputy jailer at Gorakhpur jail were injured on Friday when a group of inmates attacked them at 6.30am and took control of the prison for about three hours.Two possible tr...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.10.19

Undertrial escape bid ends in death at Ranchi

 A 27-year-old undertrial prisoner died early on Saturday morning when he attempted to escape Birsa Munda Central Jail here. Sunil Singh, who scaled up a peepal tree on jail campus to reach the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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