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Hi-tech security systems to be installed in Delhi prisons

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 23:58

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.

Delhi jails to get hi-tech security systems

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 18:44

Hi-tech security systems will soon be installed in three prisons in Delhi, including the Tihar Jail complex, to ensure that surgical blades and other prohibited items are not smuggled inside, the government said Sunday.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 13:31

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 09:52

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

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 15:16

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.

SC rejects Subrata Roy's bail plea again, lifts curbs on sale of assets

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 17:16

In a setback to Sahara chief Subrata Roy, who is in jail for the last three months, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed his plea to be put under house arrest but allowed the group to sell properties to mobilise Rs 5,000 crore in cash and an equal amount in bank guarantee for securing his release.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 19:56

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.

Sahara Group makes new proposal in SC for Subrata Roy's bail

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 09:18

The Supreme on Thursday reserved its order on a fresh plea of Sahara chief Subrata Roy seeking modification of its detention order.

AAP to challenge Magistrate`s order in higher court

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 19:38

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 22:27

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 00:46

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.

Arvind Kejriwal spends sleepless night in Tihar Jail

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 23:16

Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal spent a sleepless Wednesday night in the Tihar Jail, struggling with mosquitoes` buzz and bite and warm air in the cell, said Tihar sources.