Updated : 1 hour, 45 min ago IST
Patna (Bihar) [India], July 21 (ANI): Raids are being conducted across all jails in the state.
Updated : 3 weeks, 4 days ago IST
Kannur (Kerala) [India], June 26 (ANI): In two separate lightning raids at the Central Prison in Kannur and Viyyur, Kerala Jail Department has seized a total of 28 cell phones, mobile phone chargers, sim cards, iron bars, narcotic items among others from their possession.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi (India) Apr 23 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to Delhi government and Director General, Prisons, over a plea seeking appointment of law officers in every jail in the national capital.
Updated : 6 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 24 (ANI): The Delhi cabinet on Monday granted its approval to the Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) recommendation for the installation of high-resolution CCTV cameras in Tihar, Rohini and Mandoli prison complexes at an estimated cost of Rs 120 crore to monitor speci
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi (India), Dec 4 (ANI): Expressing concern over a large number of undertrial prisoners lodged in various jails across the country, the Supreme Court has called for taking urgent steps to release them from jails.
Updated : 9 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday constituted a three-member committee to recommend measures on prison reforms.
Updated : 10 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Sep 08 (ANI): Photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, also known as 'Shawkan', was convicted earlier today and sentenced to serve five years in prison. He, however, will be released in next few days as he has already served the time in pre-trial detention.
Updated : 11 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 8, 2018 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the constitution of a committee under the chairmanship of its retired judge to look into problems in jails, including overcrowding.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 10 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday formed a three member-committee to look after the security arrangements in the prisons across the state.
Uttar Pradesh [India], July 6 (ANI): Some more Uttar Pradesh jails will now have an additional feature of gaushalas or cow shelters.
New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): India and Pakistan on Sunday exchanged the lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen of each country lodged in the jails.
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Jan 11 (ANI): The Kerala government on Thursday permitted prisoners in the state jails to donate organs to their close relatives.