Jammu and Kashmir
Friday, May 24, 2013
China tightens grip on discourse, ideology
Chinese authorities have shut down or frozen the microblog accounts of several prominent liberal int...
Protest over fate of Indian ‘Prisoners of War’ languishing in Pak jails
A protest on Sunday saw demonstrators here slam the Union government for allegedly failing to take s...
535 Indian prisoners in three Pakistani jails: Panel
An India-Pakistan judicial panel had visited three jails in Pakistan, including Kot Lakhpat in Lahor...
169 HIV-positive prisoners in Chhatisgarh jails
169 prisoners in Chhattisgarh were found to be HIV-positive in the last two years and three of them ...
6,569 Indian prisoners lodged in foreign jails
As many as 6,569 Indian prisoners are lodged in foreign jails for various crimes such as illegal ent...
China jails Tibetan man
A court in China`s Qinghai province sentenced a Tibetan man to four years in prison for inciting sec...
Ethiopia jails 10 terrorists for plotting attacks
An Ethiopian court has sentenced 10 men to jail terms from between three to 20 years for plotting te...
Bihar to hold `bandi darbars`
Bihar government will hold `bandi darbars` in jails across the state for on-the-spot resolution of c...
6,000 Indians languishing in jails abroad
External Affairs Salman Khurshid, replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, said a total of 6,293 India...
Nepal`s jails in shambles
The number of inmates in the 74 prisons exceeds the total capacity by more than double on an average...
Bihar government to open gym, library in jails
The Bihar government has decided to set up a gymnasium and a library in all its jails to promote phy...
48 fishermen released by Pakistan to reach Gujarat on Wednesday
The 48 fishermen released from Pakistani jails will arrive on Wednesday night, a top state official ...
74 missing Defence personnel may be in Pak jails: Govt
Seventy-four missing Defence personnel, including 54 Prisoners of Wars (PoWs), are believed to be in...
Bangladesh jails 329 border guards for 2009 mutiny
329 Bangladeshi border guards were given jail terms up to 7 years by a special military court for th...
Don`t use British jails as hotels: Indian-origin MP
Jails in Britain should not be used as hotels for ¬foreigners, Indian-origin Conservative MP Priti P...
Phone facility for prisoners planned in jails in AP
After introducing telephone at the Cherlapally Central Prison ,AP Department of Prisons has planned ...
HC rejects PIL for release of Indians from Pakistan jails
Delhi HC has dismissed a PIL seeking direction to Centre to take steps for setting free more than 50...
HC rejects PIL for release of Indians from Pakistan jails
The court also dismissed the petitioner`s plea for compensation to the prisoners who have been relea...
Pak repatriates five Indian prisoners
Five Indian nationals who were languishing in Pakistani jails were today released by the government ...
Over 3,500 prisoners in C`garh jails become literate
3,644 prisoners in Chhattisgarh jails have become literate under the `Sakshar Bharat` literacy progr...
Open jails for convicts who have served their term
In an effort to re-integrate prisoners with the society, the department of prisons plans to set up "...
Punjab govt to allow sex inside jails?
If the Punjab government has its way, prisoners across the state may soon get a chance to have sex w...
WB govt takes initiative to release foreign prison
Languishing in West Bengal`s jails for months, Bangladeshi nationals and those from other countries ...
Deal looks near to end Palestianian hunger strike
Egyptian and Palestinian officials said they are close to a deal with Israel that would end a mass h...
Raja Bhaiya orders coolers for prisoners
Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh has ordered installation of coolers, fans and water-coolers fo...
369 persons languishing in 13 jails of J&K
As many as 369 people, including 249 undertrials, have been languishing in 13 jails of the state, ...
`351 Gujarat fishermen languishing in Pak jails’
As many as 351 fishermen from Gujarat are languishing in Pakistan jails, Minister for Fisheries Di...
Gujarat: Gaushalas to be set up in jails
The Gau Seva Ayog has joined handswith various educational institutes and district jails in Gujarat ...
Jails overflow as inmates pile up
Indian jails are bursting at the seams with occupancy levels as high as 237%.
`Free Pak prisoners who`ve completed sentence`
The SC directed the government to immediately release 54 Pakistani nationals who are languishing in ...
Over 100 Pakistanis in Spanish jails
As many as 101 Pakistanis were lodged in jails in Spain, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.
SC shocked by number of Pakistanis in Indian jails
Taking strong note of Pakistani nationals languishing in Indian jails without trial, Supreme Court o...
1,100 convicts write Gandhi exam in jails
Nearly 1,100 inmates of 13 jails in Maharashtra appeared for a Gandhi Peace Examination here on Sund...
Youth Congress for probe into `brutality` in jails
Bihar Youth Congress leaders Friday petitioned State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) for an inquiry ...
First juvenile home set up in J&K
The juvenile detenus will provide training in different skills enabling them to take economic activi...
Iraq: 35 inmates tunnel out, most recaptured
Prison breaks cast doubt on whether Iraqi security forces are ready to protect the nation when US tr...
Prison dept for disallowing home food to inmates
High-profile inmates lodged in three Maharashtra jails may have to do away with home-made food as th...
India asks Pakistan to release Sarabjit
SM Krishna said New Delhi has been consistently taking up with Islamabad the issue concerning all In...
252 Indian fishermen languishing in Pak jails
There are 252 Indian fishermen in the jails of Pakistan, an issue which was raised by External Aff...
Even police stations, jails not safe: Mulayam
Citing the recent incidents of crimes, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday said ...
WB minister aims for jails with `human face`
Shankar Chakravorti aims to improve basic living conditions of prisoners in all the 55 jails in WB.
`Pakistan’s jails breeding ground for extremists`
The Haripur jail came under the spotlight after the 9/11 attacks in the US.
Karnataka govt to install mobile phone jammers in jails
Karnataka Government has decided to install jammers in all jails to curb usage of mobile phones by...
Indonesian jails a `terrorism` hotbed: Study
The study warns of a growing threat from "freelance terrorists".
Work actively to release Indians from Pak jails: Gopal Das
Gopal Das expressed displeasure for being "disowned" by the government and said it needs to work pr...
Terror suspects held for weeks in secret in Afghanistan: Report
The Pentagon has previously denied operating secret jails in Afghanistan.
Thousands of inmates escape jails in Egypt turmoil
The prisoners escaped overnight from four jails after starting fires.
Punjab jails crammed 150 percent beyond capacity
A space for 46 being occupied by 136 people -- that is the sorry state in the jail in Punjab`s Moga ...
About 30% overcrowding in various jails: NCRB
The government on Wednesday said the number of inmates in various jails across the country was abo...
China jails milk scandal activist
An activist who campaigned for compensation for victims of a massive 2008 tainted milk scandal was s...
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