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Four undertrials out of six who escaped prison in Meghalaya killed by village mob

15 Prisoners Serving Life Terms Pardoned And Released In Tripura

On Thursday, 15 prisoners serving life sentences were pardoned and released after they were found to be corrected, officials said.

29 September 2022

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Madhya Pradesh: 'Serial Killer' Nabbed In 2018 Turns Religious In Jail, Reads Scriptures, Motivational Books

'Serial killer' Adesh Khamra, accused of 34 murders, appears to be turning his life around in jail by reading religious and motivational books.


Space For Opposition Diminishing, Legislative Performance Declining: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana further said that hostility between political opponents is not healthy for Indian democracy.


‘Today, They Have Arrested Me. Tomorrow, They Can Do It To You Too.’

An interview with independent journalist Rupesh Kumar Singh from Jharkhand who has been languishing in Seraikela Jail after being arrested on July 17 from his house in Ramgarh by Kharsawan police.

16 September 2022

Mumbai Central jail

Mumbai Central Jail: What Makes Barrack No 12 The Most High-Profile Cell In India

A holding facility for high-profile prisoners, an isolated barrack in the Arthur Road Prison is getting yet another facelift fueling speculation that a new VIP prisoner may be lodged here soon. 


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Marathi Actor Alleges Molestation In Jail

A Marathi actor, who was arrested for allegedly sharing an `objectionable' post against a senior politician, on Friday claimed she was molested while she was lodged in a prison in adjoining Thane district.

02 July 2022

70% of the foreign origin prisoners in Indian jails are undertrials, NCRB data shows.

No Reduction In Undertrails As VC Facilities Witness 84 Percent Jump In Jails: Report

India Justice Report (IJR) said as of December 2021, 19 out of 36 states and UTs had overcrowding ranging from 185 per cent to 100.2 per cent, and undertrial prisoners comprised 77 per cent of the prison population -–...

13 September 2022

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Bombay HC Permits Two Convicts On Death Row To Pursue Studies While In Prison

Convicts Jitendra Shinde and Nitin Bhailume were sentenced to death by a trial court in November 2017 for raping and murdering a minor girl in 2016 in Kopardi in the state's Ahmednagar district.

29 April 2022

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15 April 2022
Ten al-Qaeda Inmates Escape From Prison In Eastern Yemen

Ten al-Qaeda Inmates Escape From Prison In Eastern Yemen

A list of the fugitives' names has been put out on social media to help with the hunt, said the officials.


09 March 2022
290 Prisoners In Rajasthan Jails Suffering From Mental Illness

290 Prisoners In Rajasthan Jails Suffering From Mental Illness

He said as of January 31, 2022, prisoners in six central, 19 districts and 31 sub-jails of the state were more than capacity.


08 March 2022
Man Forfeits $57,000 Pokemon Card, Gets Prison For Loan Scam

Man Forfeits $57,000 Pokemon Card, Gets Prison For Loan Scam

Oudomsine, 31, pleaded guilty in October to a single count of wire fraud.


09 February 2022
7 Out Of 10 Foreign-Origin Prisoners In India Are Undertrials: NCRB

7 Out Of 10 Foreign-Origin Prisoners In India Are Undertrials: NCRB

According to National Crime Records Bureau, 7 out of every 10 foreign-origin prisoners in Indian jails were undertrials.


03 February 2022
 4.83 Lakh Indians Imprisoned Till 2020-End, Less Than One-Fourth Convicts: NCRB Data

 4.83 Lakh Indians Imprisoned Till 2020-End, Less Than One-Fourth Convicts: NCRB Data

According to NCRB'S annual 'Prison Statistics India 2020', of the 4.83 lakh inmates, 96 per cent were males, 3.98 per cent females and 0.01 per cent...


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31 January 2022
Over 400 Death Row Prisoners In Indian Jails Till 2020: Data

Over 400 Death Row Prisoners In Indian Jails Till 2020: Data

Of the total death row prisoners, 94 were sentenced to capital punishment in 2020, stated the National Crime Records Bureau's annual 'Prison Statistics India...


03 December 2021
SC Asks UP Govt To Explain Whether Its 2018 Policy Will Apply To Premature Release Of Life Convicts

SC Asks UP Govt To Explain Whether Its 2018 Policy Will Apply To Premature Release Of Life Convicts

“We are of the prima facie view that cases of these prisoners should have been considered under the 2018 policy as their names were not considered at that...


05 November 2021
Why India Needs Open Prisons To Revive Its Archaic Justice Delivery System

Why India Needs Open Prisons To Revive Its Archaic Justice Delivery System

As crime hurts, justice should heal. ‘Open prisons’ show us the way to a more compassionate society.


13 October 2021
Mukta Scheme: Maha Govt. To Release Women Prisoners Who Haven't Been Able To Pay Bail Amounts

Mukta Scheme: Maha Govt. To Release Women Prisoners Who Haven't Been Able To Pay Bail Amounts

Under the Mukta scheme, the Maharashtra government aims to release the women(who committed minor crimes) who are in custody despite bail orders, as they are...


11 September 2021
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19 July 2021
In A First, US President Joe Biden Transfers Guantanamo Detainee To Home Country

In A First, US President Joe Biden Transfers Guantanamo Detainee To Home Country

The transfer of Moroccan prisoner Abdullatif Nasser could suggest President Joe Biden is making efforts to reduce the Guantanamo population, which now stands...


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19 July 2021
Ghosn Escape: American Father, Son Jailed Over Helping Former Nissan Chairman

Ghosn Escape: American Father, Son Jailed Over Helping Former Nissan Chairman

A Tokyo court sentenced American father Michael Taylor and son Peter to prison for assisting Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, in fleeing to Lebanon...


16 July 2021
American Journalist Remains Jailed, Court Denies His Claim Of Testing Covid Positive

American Journalist Remains Jailed, Court Denies His Claim Of Testing Covid Positive

Danny Fenster was detained at Yangon International Airport on May 24 as he was trying to board a flight to go to the Detroit area in the United States to see...


24 June 2021
McAfee Antivirus Software Creator John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Prison

McAfee Antivirus Software Creator John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Prison

Hours earlier, a Spanish court issued a preliminary ruling in favor of the 75-year-old tycoon's extradition to the United States to face tax-related criminal...


18 June 2021
Will Continue Our Struggle, Say Student Activists Freed From Jail In Delhi Riot Case

Will Continue Our Struggle, Say Student Activists Freed From Jail In Delhi Riot Case

Their friends and family members had gathered outside the jail before their release.


17 June 2021
Delhi Riots 2020: Court Orders Immediate Release Of 3 Student Activists From Jail

Delhi Riots 2020: Court Orders Immediate Release Of 3 Student Activists From Jail

Delhi Riot Case: Earlier in the day, the students had moved the Delhi High Court seeking forthwith release from jail saying that they had not been released...


06 April 2021
Rajasthan: 16 Prisoners Escape By Throwing Chilli Powder On Guards

Rajasthan: 16 Prisoners Escape By Throwing Chilli Powder On Guards

Most of the prisoners who fled, face charges of murder and drug trafficking. An operation has been launched to nab them, police said


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