Prisoners

Now, prisoners can enrol for Aadhaar in Kerala jails

Now, prisoners can enrol for Aadhaar in Kerala jails

There are 3 central prisons, 11 district jails, 16 sub-jails, 16 special sub-jails, 3 women prisons and 3 open prisons including one for women.

Dec 27, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

Gunmen free 21 prisoners in raid on southern Mali town

Gunmen attacked a bank and a prison in the southern Mali town of Banamba in the early hours of Monday, freeing 21 prisoners and looting cash, a security ministry spokesman said.

Nov 08, 2016, 03:56 AM IST

Jail remission for nearly 25,000 prisoners in Vietnam

As many as 24,826 prisoners across Vietnam shall benefit from remission of sentence ordered ahead of the country's 71st National Day on September 2, it was announced on Thursday.

Sep 01, 2016, 18:29 PM IST

Prisoners deserve to be treated with dignity: SC

Expressing concern over the surging numbers of those incarcerated in prisons across the country, the Supreme Court Friday said overcrowding of jails has gone up even after a slew of directions to check it.

Feb 05, 2016, 20:43 PM IST

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Jan 28, 2016, 21:02 PM IST

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuke installations, prisoners

India and Pakistan on Friday exchanged for the 25th consecutive year a list of their nuclear installations under a bilateral agreement that bars them from attacking each other's atomic facilities.

Jan 01, 2016, 22:32 PM IST

4,18,536 prisoners lodged in different jails in the country

There were a total of 4,18,536, inmates lodged in the jails in the country by the end of December 2014.

Dec 09, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

Pope Francis to meet prisoners at end of immigration-focused US visit

Pope Francis was set to meet with his bishops and a group of inmates at a Pennsylvania prison on Sunday before saying Mass for an expected crowd of 1.5 million people on the final day of his historic visit to the United States.

Sep 27, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

Afghan Taliban storm jail, release hundreds of prisoners

Taliban insurgents stormed a prison in Afghanistan on Monday, killing police and releasing more than 350 inmates, including nearly 150 deemed a threat to national security, and then attacked troops rushing to help, officials said.

Sep 14, 2015, 16:25 PM IST
At least 355 inmates escape after Taliban storm Afghan jail

At least 355 inmates escape after Taliban storm Afghan jail

Taliban insurgents stormed a prison in the central Afghan city of Ghazni early on Monday, killing police and releasing many prisoners, police said.

Sep 14, 2015, 08:55 AM IST

Cuba pardons thousands of prisoners ahead of visit by Pope Francis

Cuba's government announced pardons on Friday for more than 3,500 prisoners, setting the stage for an eagerly awaited visit by Pope Francis with the largest release of its kind since the 1959 revolution.

Sep 12, 2015, 01:49 AM IST
ISIS puts Norwegian, Chinese hostages up 'FOR SALE', with 'limited time offer'

ISIS puts Norwegian, Chinese hostages up 'FOR SALE', with 'limited time offer'

Barbaric extremist group Islamic State, which has in past released gruesome videos showing beheading of Western hostages, has now put the prisoners up for sale.

Sep 10, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Psycho prisoners more likely to indulge in violent crimes

Ex-prisoners with common psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder and alcohol and drug abuse are more likely to commit a violent crime after release than other prisoners.

Sep 03, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

Gang war in Tihar jail van kills two prisoners

Two prisoners were allegedly beaten to death by four others in a clash between two gangs inside a moving prison van transporting nine inmates from Rohini to Tihar Jail.

Aug 26, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Over 20 prisoners escape from Islamic States jail in Iraqi city

More than 20 prisoners, mostly members of the Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga combatants, escaped from an Islamic State controlled prison in the northern city of Mosul, according to Kurdish officials.

Aug 25, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

China to grant rare prisoner amnesties for war anniversary

China plans to grant prisoner amnesties to mark this year`s commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, only the eighth time this has happened since the Communists took power in 1949, state news agency Xinhua said on Monday.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

Syria frees political prisoners in Eid gesture

Syrian authorities have released more than 200 prisoners, many of whom were detained under "anti-terror" laws, to mark the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday, a lawyer told AFP.

Jul 18, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Israel re-arrests freed Palestinian hunger-striker: Police

Israeli police on Monday re-arrested Palestinian Khader Adnan a day after he was freed following a 56-day hunger strike that brought him near death, a police spokeswoman said.

Jul 14, 2015, 01:39 AM IST

Prisoner beaten to death in Bihar jail

An undertrial prisoner was beaten to death on Saturday in a clash between two groups of inmates in a jail here, prompting authorities to suspend two jail wardens.

Jul 04, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

Around 1,200 escape from Yemen prison, including al Qaeda suspects

The incident is the biggest in a series of prison breaks that have freed Yemeni militants in recent years and signals the further erosion of the state amid a raging civil war.
 

Jul 01, 2015, 01:06 AM IST