Stricter vigil at Tihar Prisons after 4th inmate dies within fortnight

Tihar Jail authorities have stepped up security at the facility and intensified frisking and other precautionary measures following the death of a fourth inmate within a fortnight at the prison.

Former Tihar DG Vimla Mehra's statue removed from prison

The statue of former Director General of Tihar prisons, Vimla Mehra, which is said to be one of the key reasons behind her transfer from the post, has been removed from the prison campus.

LeT bomb-maker Tunda`s judicial custody ends today

The judicial custody of Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb-maker and terrorist Abdul Karim Tunda, arrested in a 1997 bomb blast case, ends on Thursday.

Afzal Guru`s book stirs up a hornet’s nest in Jammu and Kashmir

Seven months after his execution, Parliament house attack case convict Afzal Guru’s purported jail house diaries have stirred a hornet’s nest in Jammu and Kashmir.

Anna Hazare`s painting by Tihar inmate fetches Rs 20,000

An oil painting of Anna Hazare by an inmate of India`s largest prison Tihar earned him Rs 20,000 in an exhibition.

Delhi gang-rape accused shifted to high-security cells in Tihar Jail

The authorities at Tihar Jail in Delhi shifted five of the six men, who were arrested for the gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in a moving bus, to a high-security part.

Two inmates to work at Tihar Haat from this week

Tihar Prisons will now allow two convicts to work outside the jail premises
from this week.

Numbers soar in Tihar, 1500 more lodged in 2011

The number of prisoners in South Asia`s largest prison Tihar Jail has limbed to 12,000 with 1,500 more wrong-doers lodged in it last year.