Updated : 6 days, 19 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday asking it to consider releasing prisoners above the age of 50 years on "emergency parole or interim bail" amid the menace of coronavirus.
Updated : 6 days, 23 hours ago IST
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Mar 30 (ANI): The Madhya Pradesh government has amended the MP Prisoner's Leave Rules, 1989, allowing prisoners to be on parole for a maximum of 60 days. This step is being taken to decongest jails in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak.
Updated : 1 week ago IST
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Twenty-eight prisoners were released on Sunday from Aligarh Jail on interim bail for 8 weeks as a preventive measure against the spread of novel coronavirus.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 29 (ANI): Thirty-eight prisoners were released on 8-week parole from Lucknow Jail on Sunday as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus.
Updated : 1 week, 1 day ago IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 28 (ANI): As many as 356 prisoners were released on 45-day interim bail while 63 have been released on emergency parole of eight weeks, as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus, Tihar Jail officials said on Saturday.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 28 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh is set to release around 11,000 prisoners due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis that India is grappling with.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Mar 28 (ANI): In view of the coronavirus pandemic, 15 prisoners from Parsadi jail in Chamoli district will be released on parole for 6 months.
Updated : 1 week, 3 days ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Mar 26 (ANI): To decongest prisons in wake of COVID-19, Punjab is giving parole to 6000 prisoners from jails across the state, these are prisoners who were sentenced to less than seven years in prison, said Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Punjab Jail Minister on Thurs
Updated : 1 week, 4 days ago IST
Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], Mar 26 (ANI): In a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus in jails, the Haryana government has decided to release convicted prisoners with up to seven years of sentence on parole or bail.
Updated : 1 week, 6 days ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Mar 24 (ANI): Calcutta High Court, while hearing a PIL on overcrowding in jails, on Tuesday ordered to constitute a 3-member committee to examine how many prisoners can be released on bail and how many can get parole amid a growing coronavirus threat.
Updated : 2 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Patna (Bihar) [India], Mar 16 (ANI): A Bihar Member of Legislative Council (MLC) on Monday demanded bail and parole for all prisoners in the state due to coronavirus.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 27 (ANI): The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Thursday granted parole to underworld don Arun Gulab Gawli, who is currently serving a life term in jail here in connection with a murder case.