India  /  Published 21.03.23

Delhi HC: Corporal punishment plea filed

The petitioner, in his plea, said certain provisions of the Prisons Act provide for punishments like whipping, restriction of food, penal diet is against the Constitution of India...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.03.23

Delhi's 4th prison for perilous convicts

The capital city has three prison complexes, namely Tihar, Rohini and Mandoli, all of these comprise central jails...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.23

Solitary confinement plea: Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand

The plea says solitary confinement is a 'measure of extreme brutality and depravity', is 'dehumanising' and destroys any hope of reformation and rehabilitation...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.01.23

US mass shooting: UK man sentenced

British court sentenced a 19 year old man for 11 years in prison for his videos promoting extremism, with the racist online material linked to have influenced two shootings in New York and Colorado...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 16.01.23

Egypt hands down life sentences

Among those sentenced in absentia was government critic Mohamed Ali, a businessman exiled in Spain...


India  /  Published 06.01.23

Delhi: Mobile phones recovered from jail

Baniwal had constituted a special vigilance team at Prison Headquarters for a major crackdown on the smuggling of communication gadgets into jails...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.12.22

Mexico to turn Islas Marias prison into heritage site

Readers write in from Siliguri, Nainital, Jamshedpur, Maruthancode, Chennai, Calcutta, Ujjain and Kanpur...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 28.12.22

Anil Deshmukh out of jail after 1 year

Bombay High Court refused to stay its order granting the former Maharashtra home minister bail in a corruption case registered by Central Bureau of Investigation...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.22

Voting behind bars

Restriction on the rights of prisoners is problematic as it violates their fundamental rights, goes against the reformation theory, and erodes the basic fabric of democracy...
By Chaaru Gupta

India  /  Published 24.11.22

Illegal practices normal in Tihar: ex law officer

His remarks came amid a row over videos purportedly showing Delhi minister Satyendar Jain getting 'massages' in his prison cell...
By Jeevan Prakash Sharma in New Delhi


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