A new dawn for these 53 women prisoners

Govt promises to extend help to them to lead respectable lives; sewing machines and ration distributed to them.

published on : 28th November 2020

Conditions set for release of women prisoners on remission in Andhra Pradesh

The condition for the release of women prisoners include execution of a personal bond of Rs 50,000 by the prisoners.

published on : 27th November 2020

Andhra Pradesh government to release 55 women prisoners

The State Cabinet on Thursday approved the release of women prisoners based on the recommendations of a high-level committee headed by the Home Secretary. 

published on : 7th November 2020

Covid-19: 43 prisoners in two Muzaffarnagar jails infected, moved to isolation wards

An undertrial prisoner had died in Banda district jail due to Covid-19 on Monday.

published on : 8th September 2020

Over 400 prisoners granted presidential pardon in Sri Lanka

According to the president's office, Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered the release of 444 prisoners, including 18 female inmates.

published on : 1st September 2020

Afghanistan government begins release of final 400 Taliban prisoners, talks to follow

Several Afghan leaders told that talks are expected to be held in Qatar by August 20 where the Taliban maintain a political office.

published on : 14th August 2020

215 prisoners test positive for COVID-19 in Bihar's Araria jail

All the positive prisoners are asymptomatic and placed under isolation monitored by jail administration and health officials.

published on : 14th August 2020

MP govt to release 244 prisoners on August 15: Home minister

The government releases prisoners every year by taking into account their good conduct and on other parameters on August 15, an official said.

published on : 11th August 2020

Two more prisoners escape from Covid First Line Treatment Centre in Thiruvananthapuram's Varkala

The prison staff had already wrote to their senior-most officers about the security vulnerabilities as two other prisoners had also escaped last month. 

published on : 11th August 2020

Consider providing TV to high risk ward prisoners: Delhi HC to prison authorities

It has contended that in present scenario, recreational facilities like television are necessary for such inmates to survive.

published on : 31st July 2020

16,000 prisoners released across Odisha amid COVID-19 scare

 In order to decongest jails in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, 16,789 prisoners including 150 convicts have been released by court orders between March 20 and July 28 in the State.

published on : 30th July 2020

Madras HC orders strict action against cops seeking bribes from kin of prisoners out on parole

The court emphasized that convicts are languishing in jail and do not have any source of livelihood and their families are already suffering

published on : 23rd July 2020

Two prisoners at Varkala COVID-19 centre escape

As many as 35 inmates were under observation at the facility and four prison staffers were providing them security.

published on : 6th July 2020

Two prisoners flee Covid centre in Thiruvananthapuram

Varkala Station House Officer said there was a lapse from the part of prison officials as all four were asleep when the escape happened.

published on : 5th July 2020

India, Pakistan exchange lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen

The Indian government has called for early release and repatriation of civilian prisoners, missing Indian defence personnel and fishermen.

published on : 1st July 2020
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