According to the data, the sanctioned strength of jail staff was 87,599, while the actual strength was 60,787 by the end of 2019
30 Aug 2020 2:59 PM
The Central government on Saturday decided to grant a special dispensation to eight Sikh prisoners from various jails in the country.
30 Sep 2019 3:12 PM
It is believed that these inmates have been shifted for security reasons.
09 Aug 2019 9:42 AM
The bench then issued direction to the jail authorities to record reasons if they wished to grant parole of less than 14 days.
10 Mar 2019 7:13 AM
Earlier, fourteen Pakistani fishermen were released and repatriated on August 7, 2018.
14 Aug 2018 6:17 AM
The tour was a part of her mission to create a program for female inmates to help them settle once they leave correctional facilities.
09 Jul 2018 6:37 AM
In August 2016, many prisoners including underworld don Arun Gawli were denied parole and furlough on the ground of Rule 4 (11).
14 Apr 2018 1:55 AM
This is the first time that a 'Mahapariksha Abhiyan' has been organised in a district jail.
26 Mar 2018 1:39 PM
The issues have come to light during an internal probe after the escape of Naveed Jhatt, who fled from police custody on Feb 6.
25 Feb 2018 2:32 PM
Indian mission said that it would provide all possible assistance for their travel to India after their release or completion of sentences.
02 Oct 2017 4:54 PM
The Foreign Office remarks came a day after the India and Pakistan exchanged a list of prisoners lodged in each other's jails.
02 Jul 2017 4:46 PM
The tunnel had a diameter of 50 x 75 cm (20 x 30 inches) and was found filled with water on Monday morning, Bali police said.
19 Jun 2017 4:28 PM
The jail houses only hardcore criminals and one of the grouses of the prisoners is that petty criminals are also lodged in the facility.
06 Mar 2017 4:15 PM
Ramamurthy said that the ISIS is aware about India and its development in education and economy.
26 Feb 2017 9:12 AM
Mangla says her focus is to ensure that the inmates are able to continue their education when they are in jail.
12 Jan 2017 5:45 AM
The list has to be exchanged twice each year, on January 1 and July 1 and was exchanged through diplomatic channels.
01 Jan 2017 2:48 PM
The idea is one of the measures considered by the government to make the food in the state’s prisons more nutritious.
25 Dec 2016 11:19 AM