North East  /  Published 29.03.20

19 released from Golaghat prison

Altogether 19 undertrial prisoners were released on Sunday from the district jail here. The move came following the order of the Supreme Court passed in connection with the suo moto writ petition (c) ...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.20

A few rather dangerous folks

There is no cause for worry now. There was. It was such a near thing. But we have it all under control now. Worry you not. You are in good hands. Sturdy hands. Hands that can turn unsparing when need ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 20.10.19

Delhi prisoners to get hospitality training

More than 1,000 inmates lodged in prisons across the city will get hospitality training within a year under an initiative aimed at helping them start a new life after being released, officials said.Ac...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.20

Prisoners turn violent, officers thrashed

A jail official was thrashed as he tried to stop violent clashes between two groups of inmates of the Baruipur correctional home in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, officials said on Tuesday....
By PTI in Baruipur

Books  /  Published 31.01.19

I AM the latest Jeffrey Archer: Author to vendor

By Ushnota Paul in

World  /  Published 07.12.19

US, Iran in prisoner swap

The US and Iran swapped prisoners — a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian — on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes who...
By Reuters in Dubai

Books  /  Published 28.03.19

Fighting crime with a paperback or two

It was the summer of ’99, the first year of middle school. Our crime was driving the English teacher up the wall all year and the punishment was swift, certain and — to our young minds — unfair....
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.02.19

Jamshedpur's Ghaghidih Central Jail gets skill push

Jharkhand High Court judge Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh inaugurated a special study centre of Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) at Ghaghidih Central Jail here on Sunday.Justice Singh also ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 27.12.18

Pakistan, UK sign prisoner transfer deal

Pakistan and the UK on Thursday signed a prisoner transfer agreement, allowing foreign inmates in both countries to serve their sentences closer to home.The UK-Pakistan Prisoner Transfer Agreement was...
By PTI in Islamabad


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