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

Jul 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The transfer of Moroccan prisoner Abdullatif Nasser could suggest President Joe Biden is making efforts to reduce the Guantanamo population, which now stands at 39

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

Jul 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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 while on trial in Japan.


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 his family.

McAfee Antivirus Software Creator John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Prison

Jun 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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 charges.


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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 even after 36 hours of obtaining a bail order.


06 April, 2021

Rajasthan: 16 Prisoners Escape By Throwing Chilli Powder On Guards

Outlook Web Bureau

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


21 February, 2021

Israel Buys Covid Vaccines For Syria In Prisoner Deal: Reports

Associated Press (AP)

Syria released an Israeli citizen who entered the country illegally and Israel returned two Syrian shepherds that had entered the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights


01 January, 2021

Pakistan Shares List Of 319 Indian Prisoners

PTI

Reciprocally, the Indian government also simultaneously shared the list of 340 Pakistani prisoners in India.


22 December, 2020

Indian Woman Gets Over 6-Years Jail For Conning People Upto 6 Lakh Singapore Dollars

PTI

A 42-year-old woman was sent to jail for the third time in eight years after scamming her victims of more than 900,000, Singapore dollars


19 December, 2020

Covid-19 Positive Undertrial Handcuffed To Bed, Manages To Flee From Hospital

PTI

The 26-year old man was arrested on December 8 for allegedly stealing a mobile phone and was sent to judicial custody


17 December, 2020

Kashmir Court Allows Relatives To Meet Prisoners Without Court Permission

Naseer Ganai

Lawyers say every day around three applications are moved by relatives seeking directions to meet relatives in prisons.


08 December, 2020

Humanity Most Important: HC On Jailed Activist Gaurav Navlakha's 'Stolen' Specs

PTI

'Can all these small items be denied? These are all humane considerations,' says Justice SS Shinde


07 December, 2020

Transgenders To Have Separate Category In Prisoners Data, Centre Tells Delhi HC

PTI

The ASG said that the communication was issued on December 4 and therefore, nothing remains in the petition.


30 November, 2020

Eight Inmates Killed, 37 Others Injured In Sri Lankan Prison Riot: Official

PTI

The pandemic-related unrest has been triggered by a growing number of Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka's overcrowded prisons.


29 November, 2020

New Rule Could Allow Gas, Firing Squads For US Executions

Associated Press (AP)

Five executions lined up as new rule goes into effect on December 24


18 November, 2020

Nigerian Commission Seeks Release Of 12 Nationals Lodged In Meghalaya Prisons

PTI

The arrested Nigerians are languishing in prisons in Meghalaya even after completing their six-month jail terms


29 October, 2020

8 Inmates Dead After Riots Break Out In Afghanistan’s Prison

Associated Press (AP)

According to a provincial official, the prisoners also torched one prison block during the riot.


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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Photo by AP/PTI

President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Photo by AP/PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

PTI Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?

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A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu