Tihar inmates to get life insurance cover under Jan Dhan Yojna

 Inmates of Delhi's high-security Tihar jail will soon get life and accidental insurance cover as the prison administration, in collaboration with Indian Bank, has decided to get their accounts opened under the Jan Dhan Yojna.

11 prisoners commit suicide in Delhi jails in 3 years

Eleven prisoners, including the main accused in the December 16 gangrape case, committed suicide while 16 others attempted suicide in Delhi prisons in the past three years.

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Delhi Police on high alert, Tîhar jail security beefed up

Delhi Police is on a high alert and has tightened the security of vital institutions in the national capital, including the Tihar Central Jail, in the aftermath of terror strikes in Peshawar and Sydney.

Tihar Jail on LeT's radar; high alert in Delhi, security tightened
Tihar Jail on LeT's radar; high alert in Delhi, security tightened

New Delhi: Delhi Police is on a high alert and tightened the security of vital institutions in the national capital, including the Tihar Central Jail, in the wake of the recent terror strikes in Peshawar and Sydney.

Security beefed up in Tihar jail

Security of Tihar jail has been beefed up after intelligence inputs were received that the high profile prison may be targeted by terror outfits to free jailed terrorists.

Uber cab rape case: Accused driver sent to two days police custody
Uber cab rape case: Accused driver sent to two days police custody

A court here Wednesday sent the taxi driver accused of raping a woman here to two days` police custody in a case of forgery of documents, police said.

Women cab drivers soon on roads, courtesy Delhi Police

In the aftermath of the Dec 5 rape in a cab by its driver, the Delhi Police have selected 115 women from poor families to be trained to work as drivers with various cab services.

She asks me how others like her will get justice: Father of Dec 16 gang-rape victim

"They say he (Narendra Modi) is fearless. Will he help us get justice?" says the father of December 16 gang-rape victim as he fights back tears while remembering his daughter whose brutal rape and murder two years ago shook the nation's conscience.

JBT scam: Chautala seeks treatment at RML or Medanta Hospital

Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, serving a 10-year jail term in the teachers recruitment scam case, on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to Tihar jail authorities to provide him treatment either at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital here or in Medanta hospital in Gurgaon.

Uber cab rape: When the rapist driver hid his face in shame!

See how a serial offender, the accused rapist Shiv Kumar Yadav hid his face in shame before the public.

A repeat offender, how did a rapist become a cab driver?-Part 2

Shiv Kumar Yadav, the driver who is charged with raping a girl in the cab, had spent seven months in jail in 2011 in a sexual assault case, but was acquitted by the court. According to the Delhi Police, the cab company failed to run a background check on the driver.

A repeat offender, how did a rapist become a cab driver?

Shiv Kumar Yadav, the driver who is charged with raping a girl in the cab, had spent seven months in jail in 2011 in a sexual assault case, but was acquitted by the court. According to the Delhi Police, the cab company failed to run a background check on the driver.

Tihar officials foils violence plan by a group of inmates

A plan by group of Tihar jail inmates to indulge in violence during a function was foiled by the prison's security officials who stopped the prisoners from attending the event, officials claimed.

Tihar officials foils violence plan by a group of inmates

A plan by group of Tihar jail inmates to indulge in violence during a function was foiled by the prison's security officials who stopped the prisoners from attending the event, officials claimed.

How many Tihar inmates get 'A' class wards at state expense: HC asks police

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the city police how many inmates of Tihar Jail are provided 'A' class wards/treatment in government hospitals at state expense, while referring to the number of hospital visits made by the convicts in the Nitish Katara murder case.

Tihar Jail launches e-library for women inmates

In an effort to empower the women inmates of Delhi's Tihar jail, an e-Library has been set up in its premises which would cater only to them.

135 couples celebrate Karvachauth in Tihar

As many as 135 couples lodged in Tihar jail here on Saturday celebrated Karvachauth amid tight vigilance and special festive arrangements.

Before surrendering, Om Prakash Chautala accuses BJP of plotting against him

Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of pressurising the CBI to frame him for violating bail conditions on purpose.