Cities | 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 | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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...
Cities | 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.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday March 22, 2013
Controversial arms agent Abhishek Verma, currently in prison, has been accused repeatedly of bribing government officials to influence multi-crore arms deals. Now, NDTV has accessed scores of emails that the CBI says were written by Mr Verma. They na...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan (with inputs from agencies); Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday March 21, 2013
Actor Sanjay Dutt has been sentenced to five years in prison by the Supreme Court which upheld his conviction for illegally possessing weapons in a case linked to the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai. Over 250 people were killed in the terror attack.
India | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday March 12, 2013
Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have completed the autopsy of Delhi gang-rape accused Ram Singh who was found dead in his cell in Tihar Jail yesterday. Sources say the initial findings of the post-mortem suggest suicide...
India | Reported by Alok Pandey, Tanima Biswas (with inputs from Agencies); Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday March 11, 2013
The main suspect in the fatal gang rape of a medical student on a Delhi bus, an attack that triggered angry protests and new laws to punish crimes against women, was discovered hanging in his prison by a constable at 5 am, jail officials told NDTV.
India | Agencies | Monday March 11, 2013
The main suspect in the fatal gang-rape of a medical student onboard a New Delhi bus, an attack that horrified the country and triggered protests and new laws to punish crimes against women, allegedly committed suicide in jail early this morning.
India | Associated Press | Monday March 11, 2013
The main suspect in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman on a New Delhi bus, an attack that horrified Indians and set off national protests, committed suicide in jail on Monday, police officials said.
People | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday March 12, 2013
Ram Singh was the driver of the white, private bus - used as a school bus on weekdays - in which six men brutally gang-raped a 23-year-old medical student on the evening of Sunday, December 16, 2012. He was one of the six men accused in the case. Ear...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 11, 2013
Early in January, just days after the medical student they were accused of raping died in a Singapore hospital, the five men in Tihar Jail accused of raping and murdering her appeared to be depressed and were out on "suicide watch," jail officials ha...
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (with inputs from agencies) | Monday March 11, 2013
Ram Singh, the key accused in the Delhi gang-rape case, has committed suicide inside the Tihar Jail premises where he was lodged.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday February 22, 2013
The family of Afzal Guru, who was hanged two weeks ago at Tihar jail, has not yet approached the prison authorities to pray at his grave though the government has made the offer for his close relatives.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday February 18, 2013
The family of jailed Indian- American fashion designer Anand Jon on Monday sought the government's intervention to bring him back to India and maintained that he was a victim of "racial discrimination" Jon is currently serving a 59 year prison term i...
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday February 9, 2013
Afzal Guru, who was executed in Delhi's Tihar Jail at 8 this morning, was buried soon after in the prison premises, sources said.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday September 25, 2012
After spending almost five months in prison, Nupur Talwar, who is accused along with her husband of murdering their teen daughter Aarushi and their domestic help Hemraj, has been released from Ghaziabad's Dasna jail. A local court issued an order for...