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'Tinka Tinka Tihar' song enters Limca Book of Records

The one of a kind song 'Tinka Tinka Tihar' sung by the inmates of Tihar Jail was recently released by Smt Sumitra Mahajan, Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha in 2015. The song is special as it is shot inside the Tihar jail premises. It has been conceptualised, scripted and executed by Vartika Nanda, a prison reformer.

Apr 01, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

Delhi govt remits sentence of 1,431 convicts

 Seventeen convicts have been released while the punishment of another 1,414, lodged in Tihar and Rohini jails has been reduced by the Delhi government, a senior prison official said on Friday.

Jan 29, 2016, 17:58 PM IST

Gang war in Tihar, two inmates killed

Two inmates were killed and over a dozen undertrials and Tihar jail staff suffered critical injuries in a gang war inside the high-security prison on Wednesday, police said.

Oct 08, 2015, 01:11 AM IST

Tihar inmates, officials celebrate Yoga Day

Over 10,000 inmates at the Tihar Central Jail, along with prison officials, on Sunday performed yoga to mark the maiden International Yoga Day.

Jun 21, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Now, Tihar sets up AC restaurant, trained inmates to cook and serve

Delhi`s Tihar Jail has set up a restaurant where its inmates trained in hotel management will cook and serve food.

Jul 13, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

66 Tihar inmates get job offers

As many as 66 Tihar inmates, who are on the verge of completing their sentences, were today hired by private companies during a recruitment drive at the jail premises.

May 06, 2014, 23:41 PM IST

Tihar inmates donate Rs10.50 lakh for Uttarakhand victims

Inmates of Delhi`s Tihar Jail collected over Rs 10.50 lakh from fellow prisoners for the victims of the Uttarakhand tragedy.

Jun 26, 2013, 23:45 PM IST

U`khand floods: Tihar inmates donate Rs 10 lakh

Prisoners in Tihar jail donated Rs 10 lakh for Uttarakhand flood victims.

Jun 24, 2013, 21:40 PM IST

Poverty and crime linked, shows Tihar data

Poverty and crime are linked to
each other, reveal statistics from Asia`s largest jail -- Tihar

Feb 01, 2012, 15:02 PM IST

142 Tihar inmates get jobs in jail`s placement dri

Out of 175 inmates interviewed by five visiting companies, 142 candidates were selected -- 13 of them women.

Jan 27, 2012, 17:32 PM IST

Tihar: 200 cases disposed off in 2011

Started a decade ago, 5,200 Tihar inmates have benefited from these courts till date.

Jan 06, 2012, 18:23 PM IST

Tihar inmates to be equipped with UIDs

Tihar jail inmates may soon be
given Unique Identification Numbers so that they can have
access to the benefits of Aadhaar scheme once they walk free.

Oct 16, 2011, 11:13 AM IST

Three Tihar inmates appear in civil services exam

Among the thousands of civil services aspirants are three inmates of Tihar Prisons.

Jun 16, 2011, 17:32 PM IST

14 Tihar inmates offered job by big firms: Govt

Fourteen prisoners in Tihar
jail have been offered appointment letters by private firms
and NGOs to join them after they are released.

Mar 08, 2011, 16:20 PM IST

MPs to discuss issue of torture with Tihar inmates

A parliamentary delegation will visit the Tihar Prisons and interact with inmates about the prolem faced by them.

Nov 17, 2010, 18:55 PM IST

Tihar inmates can now use telephone facility twice a week

Prisoners lodged in Tihar jail will now get more time to interact with their family members as authorities plan to extend the telephone facility for its inmates from once to twice a week.

Oct 01, 2010, 20:58 PM IST

RTI queries by Tihar inmates make life `hell` for officials

Inmates of Tihar Prisons are
making life "hell" for the authorities as scores of them have
filed RTI petitions seeking details of personal lives and
assets of certain jail officials.

Feb 02, 2010, 20:09 PM IST