India  /  Published 10.12.21

Sudha Bharadwaj walks free on bail

Lawyer and trade unionist Sudha Bharadwaj walked free on bail on Thursday after more than three years in prison in connection with the Elgaar Parishad case. Bharadwaj, 60, emerged from the Byculla wo...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.11.21

No psychiatrist for Birsa jail inmates

Prisoners suffering from mental illnesses at the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Ranchi have not been treated by a professional psychiatrist since the enforcement of the first Covid-induced lockdown in Ma...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.11.21

'Suicide' at Birsa jail hospital

A 32-year-old prisoner, under trial for murder, allegedly committed suicide in a cell at the hospital of  the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Ranchi on Saturday, but a message written on his foot has...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 10.11.21

More on Uphaar case

A Delhi court Wednesday sought response from the government and Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT) on appeals challenging 7-year jail terms awarded to real estate barons Sushil and Gopal ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.21

UP: 30 cops injured after inmates resort to arson

Around 30 policemen and six prisoners were injured on Sunday when they hurled stones at the security personnel and started a fire at the district jail here over the death of an inmate, officials said....
By Our Bureau, PTI in Farrukhabad (UP)


Jharkhand  /  Published 02.11.21

Now, candles by Birsa jail inmates

The items on sale include candles, bedsheets, towels, quilts, decorative items, soaps, surface cleaners, toys and even flowers grown in the garden of the Ranchi jail. "During their stay in the j...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.21

Jalpaiguri jail guard arrested for cannabis

A jail guard posted at the central correctional home in Jalpaiguri was arrested on Saturday for carrying cannabis with him. Mohammad Mafizuddin, the guard, is accused of supplying narcotics to the in...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 15.10.21

'Have shame, Savarkar critics'

"Veer" Savarkar's patriotism and valour cannot be questioned, Union Home Minister Amit Shah asserted on Friday, as he hit back at those doubting the freedom fighter's commitment to I...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Port Blair

Business  /  Published 07.10.21

Tihar pays for Unitech shenanigans

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered immediate suspension and a comprehensive criminal investigation against certain Tihar jail officials for allegedly conniving with ex-Unitech promoters — Sa...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 01.10.21

Sarkozy gets jail term over campaign violations

A French court on Thursday sentenced Nicolas Sarkozy, the former President, to a year in jail for illegally financing his failed 2012 re-election campaign by wildly exceeding France’s strict ele...
By New York Times News Service in Paris


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