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SC restrains states on giving remission to life convicts

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:49

The Supreme Court today restrained all states from exercising power of remission for releasing convicts from jail who are serving life sentence.

Russia seeks eight-year jail terms for opposition activists

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 16:15

Russian prosecutors on Monday demanded eight-year jail terms for radical opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov and a fellow activist on charges of organising mass riots to destabilise Vladimir Putin`s rule.

Delhi`s first open jail in Baprola proposal back on table

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 23:00

A proposal to set up Delhi`s first `Open Jail` at Baprola in Dwarka, which has been gathering dust for over a decade, is now back on the table with the concept being discussed at a top level meeting attended by Chief Secretary recently.

Lengthy Australia jail terms after `record` ecstasy haul

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 14:00

Two men were handed lengthy jail terms in Australia today for their part in the "world`s largest" ecstasy seizure where police found 4.4 tonnes of tablets hidden in tomato cans.

Morsi`s son jailed on drug charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:46

An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced the son of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and one of his friends to a year in prison for possession of drugs.

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.

18-month jail for man for threatening, assaulting witness` son

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 09:17

A man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail by a Delhi court for injuring and criminally intimidating the son of a woman, who had deposed against him in a murder case.

Maoist allegedly commits suicide in Vizag jail in Andhra Pradesh

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 22:53

Pangi Mangaraju, an arrested Maoist, committed suicide at the Central Prison here this morning, authorities said.

Man asks nephew to rape wife, both get 10 years` jail

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 22:48

A local court has sentenced a man to 10 years` imprisonment for helping his nephew rape his wife so that she could conceive and give birth to a baby.

Two jailed in Finland for campus massacre plot

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 23:11

A Finnish court jailed a man and a woman on Friday who met online and plotted a massacre at the country`s largest university.

Somaliland sentences 2 journalists to 3 years in jail: Colleagues

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:03

Two journalists in northern Somalia`s self-declared independent Somaliland region have been sentenced to three years in jail for false reports and defaming the government, reports said Wednesday, as rights groups condemned the sentence.