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Tihar Jail
India  /  Published 10.08.20

Probe plea in Ugandan prisoner death

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, an NGO, on Monday sought an independent inquiry into the circumstances that led to the death of a Ugandan woman in Tihar jail. Jesca Sarah Kafeeco, 43, died ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Banerjee's JNU arrest and 12 days in Tihar

In May 1983, Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and some 360 other students of JNU, including 50 women, spent 12 days in Tihar jail on charges including an attempt to murder the vice-chancellor.Had the governme...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.09.19

Four reasons: Why the CBI court sent Chidambaram to Tihar

The CBI spcial court heeded four reasons given by the probe agency to order the 14-day judicial remand for Congress leader P. Chidambaram.The CBI told the court that the offences were serious in natur...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.09.19

Solitary Tihar cell for Chidambaram

Former finance minister P. Chidambaram has been kept in a solitary cell in Tihar jail after a special CBI court on Thursday sent him to 14 days’ judicial custody till September 19 in connection with...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.03.20

Many prisoners out

Thousands of prisoners in overcrowded jails across India are being released on interim bail or parole in an unparalleled step to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and pre-empt clashes, as authorit...
By PTI in Bhopal

India  /  Published 20.03.20

Delhi gang rape convicts hanged

The four men convicted of the gang rape and murder of a Delhi woman on December 16, 2012 were hanged in the darkness of pre-dawn on Friday, ending a horrific chapter in India's long history of sexual ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.19

What the branding of a prisoner says about us

Power is a double-edged sword, and the depths to which humanity can descend when the wrong edge is used are often unfathomable. This was evident recently when an inmate of Delhi’s Tihar jail who bel...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.01.20

Delhi court directs Tihar to treat Chandra Shekhar Azad at AIIMS

A Delhi court directed Tihar jail authorities to treat Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad at AIIMS. The court also blamed the jail authorities for medical negligence and for not providing t...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.19

100 days in prison, PC offers legal tips

Former finance minister P. Chidambaram, who completed 100 days in captivity on Thursday, spends most of his time reading books and newspapers, maintaining a diary, dispensing free legal advice to fell...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.11.19

Rahul, Priyanka meet Chidambaram

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met former finance minister P. Chidambaram at Tihar Jail on Wednesday.The meeting comes ahead of a Supreme Court hearing on Chidambaram's bail a...
By PTI in New Delhi


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