Death row convict Yakub Memon pursuing PG course

Death row convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, a key conspirator with Dawood Ibrahim in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case whose execution was stayed by the Supreme Court last week, is appearing for MA (Political Science) examination in the central jail here.

Jail sepoy arrested for abetting wife`s suicide

A jail sepoy with the Central Jail here has been arrested alongwith two other family members for allegedly harassing his wife for dowry and driving her to commit suicide, police said today.

New central jail set up in Tripura

A jail with an inmate capacity of 975, arguably northeastern India`s biggest jail was inaugurated on Friday by Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar at Bishalgarh in western Tripura`s Sipahijala district.

Robber escapes from Goa jail

Michael had earlier escaped from prisons more than five times and he had last fled in 2011 while being taken to hospital.

Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad can have `sattu` in jail if he desires

RJD president Lalu Prasad, now jailed after being convicted in a fodder scam case, is known for relishing `sattu` and he can have the food though it is not in the jail manual.

Manipur central jail introduces several reforms for inmates

The Central Jail at Sajiwa in Manipur has become the first in the northeast to start a reform centre for its inmates.

Telangana jailers allegedly harass Samaikhyandhra undertrials

The alleged harassment of 11 undertrials prisoners in central jail by jail warders reportedly belonging to Telangana snowballed into controversy.

Police arrests 7 terrorists, foil plot to storm central jail

A bid to storm the central jail here has been foiled with the police arresting seven members of a banned militant outfit that were plotting the raid.

Bangalore: 80 more supermax cells at Central jail

Karnataka Government has decided to build 80 more supermax cells at the central jail complex to detain such persons.

Prisoner serving life term dies in central jail

A prisoner serving life term in a murder case died in the Ambala Central Jail, police said.

13 prisoners of Jalpaiguri Central jail passes Madhyamik

Thirteen prisoners of the
Jalpaiguri Central Jail here have passed this year`s Madhyamik
(Class X) examination, whose results were announced on Friday.

1975 Dhaka killings: Government may appeal against accused

The Bangladesh Supreme Court Tuesday allowed the government to appeal against the acquittal of those accused of gunning down four top leaders of the freedom movement in Dhaka Central Jail in 1975.

Fire damages barrack in Srinagar Central Jail

A barrack in Central Jail was
partially damaged in a fire that broke out in its kitchen
today, a police spokesman said.