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Tihar jail inmates contribute food to J&K flood victims

Around 10,000 kilograms of "ready to eat" food material, prepared by Tihar jail inmates has been sent for the residents of flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir in the last three days, an official said here on Friday.

Special remission for over 1,250 inmates of Delhi prisons

Over 1,250 inmates lodged in Tihar and Rohini jails here were granted remission of sentence on the occasion of 68th Independence Day.

Delhi HC invites suggestions from city govt, NGO on Tihar jail issues

 Suggestions were on Wednesday invited by the Delhi High Court on various issues, including alleged torture of inmates and circulation of drugs in Tihar Jail, saying it will issue directions later to deal with the same. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw invited the suggestions from Delhi government and an NGO, Multi Action Research Group, according to which circulation of drugs, violence between inmates as well as torture of undertrials is going on un-checked.

Delhi court refuses to handcuff murder accused, orders counselling

A Delhi court has refused to handcuff and fetter a man accused of murder and has directed the police to provide a psychiatrist to him in Tihar Jail here after he tried to commit suicide.

Delhi to get new prison this year, two more to come by 2015

In order to decongest the over-crowded Tihar jail, three new jails are being constructed at Mandoli, Narela and Baprola area of the national capital.

Over 4000 inmates of Tihar jail celebrate Eid with fervour

Over 4,000 inmates of Tihar jail, belonging to different faiths, on Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with enthusiasm by offering prayers and having special dishes.

Yasin Bhatkal is in habit of filing false complaints: Tihar

Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal is in a "habit of filing false complaints", the Tihar jail authority on Friday told a Delhi court while responding to his plea in which he had alleged that he was being treated "worse than an animal" in the high security prison.

Breather for Tihar Jail as Mandoli Jail to be ready by Dec

The load of inmates on Tihar Jail will lesson by December this year as the construction work of Mandoli Jail complex in Northeast Delhi nears its completion.

Being treated worse than animal in Tihar Jail, claims Yasin Bhatkal

Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested for his alleged involvement in various terror strikes across India, on Monday claimed before a court here that he is being treated "worse than an animal" in Tihar Jail and not provided proper food in the holy month of Ramzan.

Tihar Director General Vimla Mehra transferred

Delhi`s Tihar jail Director General Vimla Mehra, the second woman to serve as the DG after Kiran Bedi, was on Thursday transferred by the Union Home Ministry.

Hi-tech security systems to be installed in Delhi prisons

Hi-tech security systems will be installed in three prisons in Delhi, including Tihar, to prevent smuggling of surgical blades and other prohibited items inside the jails.

Keep gun-toting guards, inmates away for TIP by children: HC

Delhi High Court has directed Tihar Jail authorities to ensure a "congenial and conducive environment" during participation of child witnesses of below 12 years of age by keeping them away from inmates and "gun- toting guards" in the main prison complex.

Indian Bank to employ Tihar inmates at its prison branch

Tihar Jail inmates with proven good conduct and qualifications will soon be working at "non-sensitive" positions at the Indian Bank branch at the prison.

Prison training

Soon-to-be released inmates of Tihar jail are getting groomed to survive in the real world. Prachi Rege speaks to the trainers who have taken up the task of training the prisoners.

NIA tortured me, claims Bhatkal; Court seeks report from Tihar

Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal on Thursday claimed before a special court that he was "severely tortured" in NIA custody and kept in "solitary confinement" in Tihar Jail without proper food and treatment though he was suffering from stomach ailment.

AAP to challenge Magistrate`s order in higher court

The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to challenge the order of the Metropolitan Magistrate, who sent its leader Arvind Kejriwal to judicial custody for not furnishing a bond in a defamation case, in a higher court.

Arvind Kejriwal writes open letter on landing in jail; AAP plans mass drive

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Friday explained to his supporters the circumstances behind him being in jail even as his party launched a mass contact programme over the issue to strengthen its support base with an eye on Assembly elections in Delhi.

Court releases AAP`s Yogendra Yadav on furnishing bail bond

Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav, who was taken into custody for violating prohibitory orders imposed around Tihar Jail protesting Arvind Kejriwal`s arrest, was today granted bail by a Delhi court which refused to go into the legality of his arrest on the ground that the probe was at an initial stage.