In order to break groupism among the inmates, Tihar jail administration has started re-lodging more than 6,000 prisoners in an alphabetical order replacing the earlier practice of keeping the accused in similar cases together.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.