Extended stay of inmates, lack of funds mar government-run shelter home in Odisha

Sources said 12 inmates of Supravat Sudhar Home ran off a few days back, reportedly out of frustration of living in the institution for a long period.

published on : 9th June 2022

Prisoners listed for premature release given vocational training in Tamil Nadu's Kovai

There are 132 prisoners who completed 10 years imprisonment and probation officers are checking their eligibility for premature release. The final list would be sent to the government by November 30.

published on : 26th November 2021

Odisha prisoners to get snacks at night

The Directorate has proposed the Home department to enhance the cost of diet from Rs 64 per day to Rs 80 considering the price rise of food and essential commodities.

published on : 15th November 2021

25 inmates of Delhi's Mandoli jail suffer minor self-inflicted injuries: Officials

All the inmates sustained minor injuries, which were self-inflicted, the jail officials said, adding that one of them was sent to the hospital, but he is back in the jail after treatment.

published on : 28th September 2021

54 jail inmates test positive for COVID-19 in UP's Banda

There are 436 active COVID-19 cases in Banda, and so far, 10 people have succumbed to the disease in the district.

published on : 6th September 2020

Altogether 224 inmates of Bihar jail test positive for COVID- 19

Reports of 182 had come out on Wednesday night, a day after 42 others were found infected. This has triggered panic at the jailed premises which is bursting at the seams.

published on : 14th August 2020

Old, ailing prisoners to be freed; BJP commits to 'New India' by 2022

Modi told the delegates that the NDA government had decided on "Mukti Daan" to set free old and ailing jail inmates on compassionate grounds.

published on : 9th September 2018

AAP government fined for shifting Tihar Jail inmates to Mandoli prisons for violation of rules

The EDMC has asked the prisons department of the government to pay Rs 6,03,44,062 for shifting prisoners from Tihar to Mandoli without getting completion certificate from it.

published on : 13th May 2018

30 inmates shifted from Bengaluru Central Jail post DIG Roopa visit

Following the commotion in the jail after DIG  D Roppa's visit on Saturday, more than 30 convicts were moved to different jails in the state.

published on : 17th July 2017

Inmates, Tihar jail staff extend succour to Dec 16 gangrape convicts

One of the accused, Ram Singh, had allegedly committed suicide in Tihar Jail, while a convicted juvenile was sentenced to three years of punishment in a reform home.     

published on : 5th May 2017