prisons

SC for CAG audit of expenses incurred on inmates by states

There is a "huge discrepancy" in expenses incurred on jail inmates by various states, the Supreme Court has said and asked the Home Ministry to come out with a scheme to audit spendings by prisons with CAG's assistance.

Feb 22, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

'Prison department should be renamed as correctional services'

The 5th National Conference of Heads of Prisons of States and UTs on Prison Reforms began in New Delhi on Thursday.

Sep 30, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

SC to hear matter of improving current state of prisons, inmates today

Since 2013, the Supreme Court has been hearing a suo motu case involving inhuman conditions in 1,382 prisons in India. 

Sep 06, 2016, 09:16 AM IST