Tihar jail

Tihar Jail administration gives termination notices to 50 staffers

The prison official said that all these terminated officers had joined three years back in 2020 and were under probation.

published on : 3rd December 2023

Tihar Jail terminates 50 officers after mismatch between biometrics, photographs

"It is suspected that somebody else had given their exams," a prison official said.

published on : 2nd December 2023

The Rebellion of imprisoned hope: Letters written by 3 women incarcerated under UAPA becomes 'Firefly Women'

Firefly is set against the backdrop of letters written from Tihar jail by the three incarcerated under provisions of the UAPA

published on : 1st December 2023

Tihar to impart ‘skill training’ to 1,200 undertrials as part of correctional reforms

The duration of the National Skill Qualification Framework, Level 4 course training programme would be 340-hours.

published on : 25th November 2023

Former Delhi Dy CM Sisodia reaches home from Tihar Jail to meet ailing wife

Sisodia, who is in jail in connection with the alleged liquor scam case, was allowed to meet his wife for six hours between 10 am and 4 pm.

published on : 11th November 2023

Liquor served to Tihar inmates? Jail inquiry panel to investigate

The DG has set a strict deadline for the committee to deliver its findings and submit its report within the next 10 days,” an official told this newspaper.

published on : 8th November 2023

Sisodia’s defence hints at fissures in AAP’s ranks

It is not a mere coincidence that the Supreme Court observations in Manish Sisodia’s bail argument, which suited AAP, got more coverage than Sanjay Singh’s arrest.

published on : 9th October 2023

Raised behind bars: How Tihar takes care of inmates' kids

"Currently, 21 children, aged 0-6 years are residing at the Tihar women's ward while 10 children are at the Mandoli jail with their mothers," an official said.

published on : 21st September 2023

'Even prisoners have constitutional rights': HC raps Tihar Jail over lack of basic amenities

The high court took note of the alleged lack of basic amenities in South Asia's largest prison complex, remarking that the right to life remains inviolable, even if an individual was incarcerated.

published on : 29th August 2023

Delhi HC allows Tihar Jail authorities' plea to virtually produce Yasin Malik

In the application, the jail authorities said Malik was a "very high-risk prisoner" and it was imperative to not physically produce him in court to maintain public order and safety.

published on : 4th August 2023

Mobile phones, other banned items recovered from Tihar Jail

It is not just the cell phone, the inmates have been umpteen times found with improvised weapons which they use to murder or cause grievous injury to any rival inmate. 

published on : 28th July 2023

DSP among four Tihar officials suspended over Yasin’s Supreme Court appearance

DIG (Prisons-Headquarters) Rajiv Singh will lead the inquiry to determine the extent of the lapse and the accountability. A report will be submitted within three days, sources said.

published on : 23rd July 2023

‘Secret call’, brawl and self-inflicted injuries spark Tihar free-for-all

Sources said the jail CCTV control room noticed an unusual movement of inmates in the barracks from where the improvised weapon was recovered.

published on : 23rd June 2023

20 inmates in Tihar Jail injure themselves to foil recovery of hidden mobiles

One of the inmates made a call from the hidden phone to a family member who then called PCR-112, alleging that the jail personnel was manhandling the prisoners.

published on : 22nd June 2023

Tihar gets plastic fans, more lights after Tillu murder

Director General of Delhi Prisons Sanjay Beniwal issued a circular to remove “dangerous objects” from wards of Tihar Jail that can be used by inmates to make improvised weapons.

published on : 14th June 2023

Women inmates in Tihar jail master fashion designing, run beauty parlour

Jail superintendent Krishna Sharma said the inmates are getting the training as part of the rehabilitation programme.

published on : 12th June 2023

After Delhi HC grants interim relief, Sisodia reaches residence to meet ailing wife 

According to AAP sources, Sisodia's wife Seema was hospitalised as she felt unwell. She is suffering from multiple sclerosis and was hospitalised last month as well.

published on : 3rd June 2023
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