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Indonesia confirms multiple mass prison breaks in quake-tsunami zone

One prison in tsunami-struck Palu city -- built to hold just 120 people -- saw most of its 581 inmates storm past guards and escape to freedom through walls collapsed by the massive 7.5 magnitude shak

published on : 1st October 2018

Tamil Nadu Governor has no power to release Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts: Officials

The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu had on Sunday recommended to the governor to release the convicts, a move hailed by most political parties in the state.

published on : 11th September 2018

1,334 life convicts in Karnataka jails released since 2015  

As many as 1,334 life convicts have been released from jail since 2015, said Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara as 79 prisoners walked out free for good conduct after serving 14 years in jail.

published on : 10th September 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: No legal embargo on releasing convicts, say experts

There are no legal restrictions on the release of Rajiv assassination case convicts, say legal experts.

published on : 10th September 2018

Tamil Nadu cabinet to recommend release of all Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts

A resolution to this effect was adopted at the state cabinet meeting here under Chief Minister K Palaniswami's leadership.

published on : 9th September 2018

Rape convicts will not enjoy amnesty: MHA

Special remission for early release would be given to only those prisoners who have consistently maintained good conduct while serving their term, the Centre said on Monday. 

published on : 14th August 2018

Juvenile convicts can't be given death penalty for every case of rape, murder: Justice Madan B Lokur

Among those present at the function were Supreme Court Judge Dipak Gupta, MP High Court Chief Justice Hemant Gupta and other legal luminaries.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Rahul Gandhi not against freeing of Rajiv case convicts

Congress chief conveys his opinion to Pa Ranjith, director of Rajinikanth’s ‘Kaala’

published on : 12th July 2018

Andhra Pradesh: Convicts plan to knock doors of High Court seeking remission

An official said that there are chances for those life convicts found place in the recommendation list to walk free out of jail in case of approaching court.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Israel convicts hacker who threatened US Jewish centers

Kadar's arrest in March 2017 followed a trans-Atlantic investigation with the FBI and other international law enforcement agencies.

published on : 28th June 2018

Israel court convicts teen over multiple bomb threats 

The 19-year-old from the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was also found guilty by the Tel Aviv district youth court of extortion, money laundering, assaulting a police officer.

published on : 28th June 2018

Tamil Nadu government announces release of 67 life convicts, DMK welcomes move

In the first phase, 67 convicts who have served 10 years, in prisons across the state, as on February 25 would be released, an official release said.

published on : 4th June 2018

Bombay High Court seeks Centre's reply on pleas of Shakti Mills rape convicts

On April 5, 2014, the three petitioners were convicted under the Section 376 (E) and sentenced to death for raping a city-based photo-journalist, as they were found to have raped another woman earlier

published on : 3rd April 2018

SC seeks reply of 10 states on rights violation of death row convicts

The DGPs (Prisons) have been also asked to reply on the issue of solitary confinement, legal representation, visitation rights of prisoners' families.

published on : 1st April 2018

How can convicts barred from electoral politics decide candidates, asks Supreme Court

The apex court was hearing a PIL seeking that convicted persons be restrained from forming and holding posts in political parties for the period they are disqualified under the election law.

published on : 26th March 2018
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