Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 14, 2015
The Tihar Jail authorities have recovered nine mobile phones including an iphone 5S, a bluetooth device, mobile chargers and earphones from a pit in the prison compound.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 8, 2015
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.
Delhi News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan and Tanima Biswas, Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Tuesday September 15, 2015
20 years after he burnt his wife's body in a clay oven on the roof of a Delhi restaurant, former politician Sushil Sharma will leave prison today. Two years ago, his death sentence for killing his wife, Naina Sahni, who he suspected of having an affair with another party worker, was changed to a life term by the Supreme Court.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
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 on Tuesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
One of the four men sentenced to death for the horrific rape and murder of a student in a moving bus in Delhi in December 2012, Vinay Kumar has been shifted to another prison where CCTV cameras are installed for surveillance, jail authorities told a Delhi Court today, the convict had claimed that he was being regularly assaulted by inmates earlier ...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 17, 2015
Warder of the high-security enclosure at Tihar jail, in which a prisoner was allegedly murdered last week, has been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty, a senior prison official said today.
India News | Thursday July 30, 2015
Yakub Memon -- who was convicted for playing a crucial role in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts -- was executed today by the same constable who had carried out the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab in Pune's Yerwada jail three years ago.
India News | Reported by Sanjay Ramakant Tiwari, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Usman Memon, the cousin of death row convict Yakub Memon, said he was not allowed to meet him today. He had been turned away after a more than two-and-a-half-hour wait at the Nagpur Central Prison, where Memon is currently lodged, Usman told NDTV.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 10, 2015
The Delhi government on Thursday urged the High Court to immediately release all undertrial prisoners who have not committed heinous crimes but were in jail for over six months due to delay in disposal of cases.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Two days after escaping from the high-security Tihar prison, the second undertrial was arrested from Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh by Delhi Police.
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.