Tihar Jail

Toolkit case: Climate activist Disha Ravi released from Tihar jail, hours after Delhi court granted her bail

Earlier in the day, a city court granted bail to 22-year-old Ravi, terming the evidence produced by police as 'scanty and sketchy'. Ravi had been arrested by the Delhi Police's Cyber Cell from Bengaluru on February 13. The Cyber Cell had lodged an FIR against "pro-Khalistan" creators of the "toolkit" for waging a "social, cultural and economic war against the Government of India".

Feb 23, 2021, 22:29 PM IST

Special Report: Prisoners, murder and mobiles in Tihar!

Watch the video to know the shocking picture of Tihar Jail of Delhi.

Oct 01, 2020, 20:52 PM IST

Jailed gangster Jitendra Gogi demands ransom of Rs 5 crore from businessman in Delhi

Jitendra Gogi, one of the most dreaded gangsters of Delhi, has demanded a ransom of Rs 5 crore from a renowned businessman of the national capital from inside Delhi's high-security Tihar jail.

Jul 27, 2020, 08:18 AM IST

Efforts to be made to give two legal interviews of 30 minutes to Pinjra Tod member: Tihar to High Court

The submissions were made by Delhi government standing counsel (criminal) Rahul Mehra, representing the Tihar jail authorities, in response to Narwal's plea that she be provided books and reading material to complete her M.Phil, and allowed to have 30 minutes' legal interviews twice a week with her lawyer via video-conferencing.

Jun 30, 2020, 13:13 PM IST

Tihar Central Jail prisoner makes video, exposes mobile phone racket in high-security jail - Watch

A prisoner, who is currently lodged in Tihar Central Jail, has made a video in which he has exposed a mobile phone racket inside the high-security jail. 

May 20, 2020, 12:58 PM IST

Tihar Jail on high alert after rape victim tests COVID-19 positive

The risk of coronavirus infection reaching Delhi's Tihar Jail premises increased after a coronavirus positive rape victim's accused was shifted to Tihar jail. The rape accused was shifted in Tihar jail number 2 in a few days back.

May 11, 2020, 15:49 PM IST

Woman inmate, accused of killing in-laws, commits suicide in Tihar Jail cell

She was arrested for allegedly killing her in-law parents along with her husband, and was brought to the jail on April 25. 

Apr 28, 2020, 15:37 PM IST

Justice has prevailed: PM Narendra Modi on hanging of Nirbhaya case convicts

PM’s tweet came shortly after the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case - Mukesh Singh, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma - were hanged to death at 5:30 AM at Delhi`s Tihar jail on Friday,

Mar 20, 2020, 11:53 AM IST

Nirbhaya’s convicts hanged: ‘Justice delayed but not denied’- here are some quick reactions

Here is how top political figures reacted to the hanging of all 4 Nirbhaya case convicts on Friday.

Mar 20, 2020, 09:12 AM IST

Nirbhaya case convicts refused breakfast, had no last wish: Tihar Jail DG

Hours before their execution, the four convicts - Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta, Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma - cried inconsolably inside their respective jail cells, according to reports from Delhi's Tihar Jail.

Mar 20, 2020, 08:23 AM IST

Nirbhaya's killers hanged at Delhi's Tihar Jail: Here's a timeline of the case

The four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case were hanged to death at 5:30 AM at Delhi`s Tihar jail on Friday (March 20, 2020), bringing the curtains down on the drama surrounding the execution that saw the death warrants cancelled thrice on various grounds over the last two-and-a-half months. The hanging was carried out as per schedule at 5:30 a.m. after a three-judge Supreme Court bench rejected the final plea by the convicts` lawyer AP Singh to stay their execution in a late-night hearing.

Mar 20, 2020, 07:12 AM IST

'Thanks to judiciary' posters pasted outside Tihar Jail as Nirbhaya convicts hanged

 "Thanks to judiciary" and "the morning of justice" posters surfaced outside the Tihar Jail premises in the wee hours of Friday (March 20, 2020).

Mar 20, 2020, 06:44 AM IST

Nirbhaya case: Hangman reaches Tihar Jail, execution on March 20

According to the Tihar Prison manual, "It would be mandatory for prison authorities to facilitate and allow a final meeting between the prisoners and his family and friends prior to the execution."

Mar 17, 2020, 20:33 PM IST

Chhota Rajan's niece Priyadarshini Nikalje booked for extortion in Pune

The Pune Police on Saturday (March 14) registered a case against three people including Priyadarshini Nikalje, the niece of underworld don Chhota Rajan, in connection with an extortion case. The police also arrested one accused in connection with the case while a search is underway for others. 

Mar 14, 2020, 10:25 AM IST

Tihar jail screens over 1000 prisoners for Coronavirus, creates 8 isolation wards

Tihar jail administration has also bought special medical equipments to fight the coronavirus.

Mar 11, 2020, 19:06 PM IST

Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail seeks new hanging date from Delhi court after President rejects Pawan's mercy plea

President Kovind has already rejected the mercy petition of the three other convicts -- Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma and Akshay Kumar Singh.

Mar 04, 2020, 17:05 PM IST

BREAKING NEWS: Delhi court rejects Nirbhaya gangrape case convict Vinay Sharma's plea seeking treatment for mental illness

On February 16, Vinay had tried to hurt himself by banging his head against a wall in his cell, said Tihar Jail official on Thursday. The official added that Vinay had received minor injuries and he was taken to hospital for treatment. Sources also claimed that Vinay tried to injure himself in order to delay his hanging.

Feb 22, 2020, 18:22 PM IST

Tihar jail writes to Nirbhaya convicts on last meeting with family before hanging

Tihar Jail authorities have written a letter to all the four convicts in Nirbhaya gangrape-murder case to have a final meeting with their family members.

Feb 22, 2020, 11:29 AM IST

Nirbhaya case death row convict Vinay attempts to hurt himself in Tihar jail

Vinay, one of the death row convicts of 2012 Delhi gang-rape case, had tried to hurt himself by banging his head against a wall in his cell on February 16.

Feb 20, 2020, 09:15 AM IST

Nirbhaya case: Delhi's Patiala House court to hear plea seeking fresh death warrant today

The Patiala House Court observed that Article 21 of the Constitution protects the life and liberty of the convicts till the last breath of life.

Feb 17, 2020, 07:02 AM IST