Glad Kiran Bedi accepted my invitation: Perarasu

Retired Indian Police Service officer and social activist Kiran Bedi Wednesday made a quiet appearance at the audio launch of Tamil film "Tihar" here. The film's director Perarasu is extremely happy that she accepted his invitation and graced the occasion.

Diseases are affecting inmates due to unhygienic condition in Tihar, HC told

 The Delhi High Court was today told that due to a large number of undertrials cramped in unhygienic conditions, they are being affected by numerous diseases in the jail premises.

Tihar boundary wall to be raised stop things being flung from outside

New Delhi: Tihar Jail authorities have decided to raise the height of the prison's boundary walls besides enhancing other security measures, after SIM cards and surgical blades were found hidden inside various articles which were flung from outside of the facility.

Former Tihar DG Vimla Mehra's statue removed from prison

The statue of former Director General of Tihar prisons, Vimla Mehra, which is said to be one of the key reasons behind her transfer from the post, has been removed from the prison campus.

Now, Tihar sets up AC restaurant, trained inmates to cook and serve

Delhi`s Tihar Jail has set up a restaurant where its inmates trained in hotel management will cook and serve food.

Over 150 Hindu inmates keep Roza with 2,300 Muslims at Tihar

Setting an example of rare communal harmony, more than 150 Hindu inmates of Tihar Jail here are keeping roza, the dawn-to-dusk fast during Ramzan, along with over 2,300 Muslim inmates.

AAP workers overdid protest outside Tihar jail: BJP MP

A day after Arvind Kejriwal was sent to jail for refusing to furnish the bail in a defamation case, BJP`s Delhi MP Ramesh Bidhuri said that AAP supporters had "overdone" their protest against the move outside Tihar jail.

Lekhi expresses desire to wear khaadi saree made by Tiharmates

Impressed with the quality of khaadi produced in Tihar jail, BJP MP from New Delhi Lok Sabha seat today said she will wear sarees made from the fabric and also become the brand ambassador of the country`s largest prison.

Delhi HC rejects plea against Arvind Kejriwal`s letter

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a plea seeking action against former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for writing an open letter to his supporters from the Tihar Jail. The plea also sought ban on the circulation of the letter.

Pay compensation to kin of dead Tihar prisoners, NHRC tells Delhi

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has told the government to provide monetary compensation of Rs.1 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased who were undergoing their trials.

Charles Sobhraj worked as arms dealer for Taliban

Serial killer Charles Sobhraj, a Frenchman of Indian and Vietnamese parentage, who has served long jail terms in India and other countries, claimed that he worked as an arms dealer for Taliban after befriending JeM chief Masood Azhar in Tihar prison and was even associated with American spy agency CIA.

Man accused in Phoolan Devi`s murder case, dies in Tihar

A 35-year-old man, accused in Samajwadi Party MP Phoolan Devi`s murder case and lodged in high security Tihar jail, died here on Wednesday following a heart attack, officials said.

Jail to explain if rape accused beaten in prison v

A Delhi court has sought a report from Tihar Jail superintendent on a complaint made by one of the accused in a minor`s rape case that he is beaten up by undertrials in jail van while being escorted to and from the court.

Prisoner`s death: NHRC notice to Tihar administration

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the Tihar Jail administration over an undertrial`s death while cleaning a sewer in the prison premises.

Special Tihar court orders release of 3 prisoners

Continuing with its effort to dispose of cases of the inmates held for petty offences, a special court was held in Tihar jail complex on Saturday which disposed off 10 cases and ordered release of three prisoners.

Security of Pakistani inmates in Tihar beefed up

The vigil has been stepped up in Tihar Jail to pre-empt any attack on Pakistani inmates in the wake of the brutal assault on Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani jail.

30 Tihar inmates get jobs; one offered Rs 3 lakh per annum

Thirty inmates of Tihar jail, who will be completing their prison term in the next six months, on Tuesday got job offers from 14 companies.

Another suicide in Tihar Jail, 30-year-old undertrial hangs herself

The security in high-security Tihar Jail is yet again under the scanner after a 30-year-old undertrial committed suicide in the prison on Thursday.

Four other cell inmates slept during Singh`s alleged suicide

Ram Singh, the prime accused of December 16 gang-rape and murder case who allegedly committed suicide in a high-security prison in Tihar, may have taken the step between 3.30 AM and 5.45 AM while his cell inmates slept.

Delhi gang-rape: Singh did not commit suicide, was killed, claim lawyers

There is some "foul play" behind the death of Ram Singh, one of the accused in the December 16 gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl who allegedly committed suicide in Tihar, his lawyer alleged on Monday.