Police, Tihar authorities pass the buck on gang war deaths

The gang war inside a moving prison van which claimed the lives two inmates took a new twist with Delhi Police and Tihar authorities on Wednesday trying to pass the buck at each other.

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. watch the full report here.

Two killed in gang war had dodged death once each in custody

Paras Goldy and Pradeep Bhola, both lead members of the Neetu Dabodia gang, had dodged death once each while in custody before meeting their fates in yesterday's gang war inside a moving prison van, the police said today.

Gangster Neeraj Bawana apprehends threat, seeks security

 Jailed gangster Neeraj Bawana, who and six others allegedly assaulted and killed two members of a rival gang in a jail van yesterday, on Wednesday moved a Delhi court seeking security for himself saying he apprehended threat to his life.

Two Tihar inmates killed, five injured in clash

 Two undertrial inmates were killed and five others suffered injuries in a clash between two rival gangs while they were being taken back to Tihar jail from a city court on Tuesday evening, police said.

Dec 16 gang-rape convict shifted to another jail: Tihar to Delhi court

 Tihar Jail authorities on Tuesday told a Delhi court that one of the four death row convicts in the December 16 gang-rape and murder case, who had claimed he was being regularly assaulted by the inmates, has been shifted to another prison where CCTV cameras are installed for surveillance.

Women inmates in Tihar jail: Concerned HC asks DSLSA to take steps

Delhi High Court has expressed displeasure over the plight of 152 women undertrial prisoners, who have been languishing in Tihar jail for more than six months even though charges against them were not serious.

Nirbhaya gang-rape case: Convict demands security in Tihar, alleges attack by other inmates
Nirbhaya gang-rape case: Convict demands security in Tihar, alleges attack by other inmates

One of the convicts in the brutal 16 December Delhi gang-rape case, Vinay Sharma, has filed an application in Patiala House Court, demanding security for himself in Tihar Jail.

Delhi govt likely to transfer senior Tihar officials

 Concerned over increasing cases of violence inside Tihar Jail, the Delhi government is likely to overhaul the administration setup in the prison.

Tihar prisoner allegedly killed by four other inmates

A prisoner in Tihar died inside the jail premises after being allegedly attacked by four inmates on Tuesday night.

Court dismisses plea of BSP leader Dhananjay Singh's wife

A court here on Tuesday dismissed the plea of former parliamentarian Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti Singh seeking to also prosecute her two domestic helps for the murder of Rakhi Bhadra, a charge she is being tried for.

Fake degree case: Jitender Singh Tomar released from Tihar Jail, says lot needs to be said
Fake degree case: Jitender Singh Tomar released from Tihar Jail, says lot needs to be said

Former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar, accused in fake degree case, was on Thursday night released from Tihar jail.

Delhi serial rapist Ravinder Kumar slapped in court, sent to Tihar jail for 14 days
Delhi serial rapist Ravinder Kumar slapped in court, sent to Tihar jail for 14 days

Serial rapist and murderer Ravinder Kumar has been sent to Tihar jail for 14 days by a Delhi court.

Murder convict commits suicide in Tihar jail

A 27-year-old murder convict committed suicide by hanging himself from the grill in the high security Tihar jail here, police said on Tuesday.

HC takes cognizance of Tihar women's deplorable condition

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday took suo motu cognizance of a letter sent by the Supreme Court's Justice Kurian Joseph regarding the deplorable condition of 614 women inmates lodged in the Tihar jail here.

Delhi govt mulling putting RFID device on Tihar inmates

 Delhi government is mulling putting radio-frequency identification (RFID) tracking device on the ankles of Tihar inmates to prevent prisoners from escaping from jail and check the cases of violence inside the premises.

Tihar Superintendent suspended inmates escape

Delhi government on Monday suspended a Tihar jail Superintendent in connection with the escape of two inmates from the prison last month.

Strategic arrest on Friday night violation of Constitution: CIC

Strategically arresting people on Friday night to deprive them a court hearing till Monday is a violation of the Constitution, the Central Information Commission has held.

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