Delhi News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Sunday January 25, 2015
Many of Kiran Bedi's governance mantras, now frequently cited after her induction into the BJP as its Delhi chief ministerial candidate, were born out of her experience in Delhi's prison administration.
Sunday December 21, 2014
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 scheme.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 21, 2014
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.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Five men have been sentenced to life in prison for gang-raping a call centre worker in Delhi in 2010. The case brutally underscored the urgent need for better conditions for women working the late shift at the many BPOs in and around the capital.
Delhi News | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Thursday September 18, 2014
A Deputy Superintendent of Delhi's Tihar Prison has been arrested on the charges of attempting to murder his daughter-in-law in Vasant Kunj, south Delhi.
India News | Agencies | Thursday September 11, 2014
Surinder Koli, the self-confessed cannibal found guilty of murdering a series of young women and children at a bungalow near Delhi, has asked prison officials if hanging is "painful", reports news agency IANS.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken to the same Tihar jail cell where his mentor Anna Hazare was kept after his arrest during the Lokpal movement in 2011, prison officials said.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 13, 2014
A man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for possessing nearly two kgs of narcotics by a Delhi court, which relied on the testimonies of police officials.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 13, 2014
A man found guilty of repeatedly raping his 13-year-old step daughter and making her pregnant has been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court which said his DNA sample matched with the aborted foetus.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 7, 2014
As many as 66 Tihar inmates in Delhi, who are on the verge of completing their sentences, were today hired by private companies during a recruitment drive at the jail premises.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 16, 2014
BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, accused in a rape case, was granted interim bail by a court in Delhi on Tuesday.
India News | Surabhi Malik | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Politician DP Yadav's son Vikas Yadav and nephew Vishal Yadav killed the young man who was dating their sister and will spend their life in prison, the Delhi High Court said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 6, 2014
Sahara chief Subrata Roy is being treated like any other prisoner in Tihar jail as he spent the day meeting his son, brother and a top company official besides reading newspapers in his cell.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Sahara chief Subrata Roy, who was sent in judicial custody for a week in Delhi by the Supreme Court today, will be kept in high-security Tihar prison where he will sleep on the floor and eat jail food like an ordinary prisoner.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 28, 2014
A 72-year-old man has been sentenced to five years in jail by a Delhi court which found him guilty of having sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 22, 2013
A Delhi court has sentenced a man to 20 years in prison for raping a seven-year-old child, saying the society expects the perpetrator of this crime to be dealt with sternly.
Delhi News | IANS | Friday November 8, 2013
He was a rickshaw puller and she was a celebrity author. There was no way Manoranjan Byapari would have met Mahasweta Devi. But destiny willed otherwise.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 21, 2013
Congress parliamentarian Rasheed Masood has been disqualified from the Rajya Sabha after he was sentenced to four years in prison by a Delhi court for corruption.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 10, 2013
The Election Commission on Wednesday clarified that any person enrolled in the electoral roll but confined in a prison or in police custody shall continue to be an elector and can contest polls if not convicted.
India News | Edited by Diana George | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Rasheed Masood, a Congress parliamentarian, has been arrested after he was sentenced to four years in prison by a Delhi court for corruption.
India News | Ellen Barry and Betwa Sharma, The New York Times | Friday September 13, 2013
Four men convicted of a brutal gang rape were sentenced Friday to die by hanging, a decision met with satisfaction on the part of the victim's parents and triumphant cheers from the crowd outside the courthouse, where some held up makeshift nooses an...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 30, 2013
Tihar Jail has become the first prison in the country to get its very own FM radio station.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday April 29, 2013
In a firmly worded statement, India has requested Pakistan to take a "sympathetic and humanitarian view" and release Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national who has been in prison in Pakistan for 23 years. Mr Singh, 49, has been in a coma since Friday whe...
Delhi News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 25, 2013
A defendant in the New Delhi bus gang-rape trial was admitted to hospital on Monday with chest pains, a fortnight after his brother and co-accused was found dead in a prison cell, a report said.