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

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.

Second open jail of West Bengal to come up in Durgapur

In a bid to give jail inmates some amount of freedom, West Bengal government has decided to set up an "Open Correctional Home" at Durgapur in Burdwan district, the second such home in the state for convicts.

Nepal recalls envoy after she called Qatar `open jail`

Nepal on Thursday recalled its ambassador to Qatar following a controversy over her remarks calling the emirate an "open jail" for thousands of Nepali migrants who face abuse and exploitation from employers there.

`Bihar open jail has attracted praise from foreign

The open jail at Buxar, inaugurated by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on May 23.

Bihar to have its first `open jail`

Some convicts in Bihar will soon get a chance to live with their families, step out for work and lead a life similar to that outside prison, thanks to the state`s first open jail that will begin functioning in May.

MP`s open jail with small houses to be functional from June

Madhya Pradesh`s first open jail
with 25 small houses for prisoners and their families is
likely to become functional at adjoining Hoshangabad district
from next month, officials said.

Open jail for women prisoners at Yerawada soon

An open jail for women prisoners
where they would be trained in agriculture will come up at
Pune`s Yerawada Central Jail on January 26, 2010, the
Legislative Council was told on Tuesday.