Articles about Tihar Jail
28 Sep 2021Delhi
A ruckus erupted inside Delhi's Mandoli jail on Monday evening after 51 inmates deliberately injured themselves.
04 Aug 2021Delhi
A 29-year-old Tihar jail inmate was found dead in his cell and his two cellmates were found injured on Wednesday morning, officials said.
13 Jul 2021India
Covered and gated toilets inside cells, increase in number of lawyers, and restarting the Mulakaat program till COVID-19 cases are under control are some recommendations made by Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati Maliwal for women lodged in Tihar Jail.
18 Jun 2021India
Activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, Asif Iqbal Tanha were released from the Tihar jail in Delhi on Thursday shortly after a city court ordered their immediate release.
15 Apr 2021India
Out of the 6,700 Tihar Jail inmates released on parole to decongest prisons in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, 3,400 have reportedly gone "missing".
13 Apr 2021India
At least 52 inmates at Delhi's Tihar jail, the most populated prison complex in the country, have tested positive for the coronavirus and 35 of them have been hospitalized.
12 Mar 2021India
In another shocking turn in the investigation into the explosives-laden vehicle found near billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai residence, the police have reportedly recovered a mobile phone from inside a barrack in Delhi's Tihar jail.
04 Mar 2021Delhi
A 27-year-old man working at a chemist shop was arrested along with a colleague for allegedly trying to extort Rs. two crore from a businessman and threatening him, posing as a gangster lodged in Tihar prison.
24 Feb 2021Delhi
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the murder of a Tihar Jail inmate who was knifed to death inside the prison, saying that such things are only seen in fiction.
31 Jan 2021India
Journalist Mandeep Punia was detained by the police on Saturday from the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border and sent to 14-day judicial custody.
06 Jan 2021India
In a horrific incident that revives memories of the Nirbhaya incident, a middle-aged woman was gang-raped and brutally assaulted in the Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh.
02 Jun 2020India
The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has approved the pre-mature release of Manu Sharma, convicted in the high profile 1999 Jessica Lal murder case.
23 May 2020India
Even as Delhi Police is manning the National Capital and barricades have been installed on almost every nook and corner, to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, crimes against women aren't stopping.
30 Mar 2020India
The coronavirus outbreak has pushed prisons across India to reduce crowding.
28 Mar 2020India
Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.
19 Mar 2020India
A day ahead of the execution of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the Supreme Court rejected the curative petition of convict Pawan Gupta (25).
16 Mar 2020India
In yet another dramatic development in the infamous 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the families of the four death-row convicts have asked the President to grant them euthanasia.
14 Mar 2020India
With the number of positive cases of coronavirus climbing each day, Asia's largest prison facility Tihar has started screening inmates and has also set up eight isolation wards, reports said on Saturday.
20 Feb 2020India
Vinay Sharma, one of the four convicts facing death in connection to the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, attempted to hurt himself inside Tihar jail, said reports.
17 Jan 2020India
In a fresh turn of events, the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will now be hanged on February 1.
15 Jan 2020India
The four men, who raped and brutally assaulted a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern in New Delhi in 2012, won't be hanged on January 22, Delhi government informed the High Court on Wednesday.
15 Jan 2020India
Scheduled to be hanged in a week, the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case broke prison rules 23 times during their stay at Delhi's Tihar Jail, reports said.
13 Jan 2020India
For the first time in history, four men will be hanged simultaneously inside New Delhi's Tihar jail on January 22. And on Sunday, prison authorities performed a dummy execution to test noose's strength.
12 Jan 2020India
Anyone who commits heinous crimes like the Nirbhaya case deserves to be hanged, says Pawan Jallad, an executioner from Meerut.
07 Jan 2020India
The four men, who raped Nirbhaya in 2012, will be hanged till death on January 22 at 7 am, Delhi's Patiala Court announced on Tuesday.
13 Dec 2019India
A petition filed by Nirbhaya's parents, seeking the issuance of the death warrant of four convicts who raped their daughter in 2012, was adjourned by a Delhi court on Friday.
12 Dec 2019India
Seven years after she was gang-raped and tortured on a moving Delhi bus, "India's daughter" Nirbhaya will now get a closure as Tihar jail has quietly begun preparations to hang the four men, who assaulted her.
27 Nov 2019India
Ahead of his hearing in the Supreme Court in the INX Media corruption case, Congress leader P Chidambaram was visited by party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at the Tihar Jail in Delhi on Wednesday morning.
30 Oct 2019India
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has been sent to Tihar jail till November 13 by Delhi court in the INX Media money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
30 Oct 2019India
A day after he was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram is said to be suffering from Crohn's disease, sources told PTI.
29 Oct 2019India
Kuldeep Singh Sengar is accused of raping a teen, getting her father killed in custody, and orchestrating her near-fatal accident.
23 Oct 2019India
DK Shivakumar, who has built a reputation for being the troubleshooter in Karnataka Congress, was on Wednesday granted bail by the Delhi High Court.
23 Oct 2019Politics
Congress is not giving up on its leaders, even the jailed ones. This is the message interim party president Sonia Gandhi sent on Wednesday when she visited DK Shivakumar in Tihar prison.
16 Oct 2019India
Former Finance Minister and Congress veteran P Chidambaram, who is currently lodged at Tihar jail in connection to the INX Media case, was arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials this morning.
15 Oct 2019India
On Tuesday, a special Delhi court allowed the Enforcement Directorate to arrest former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case.
01 Oct 2019India
In all likeliness, the woes of Congress leader DK Shivakumar will not end anytime soon.
30 Sep 2019India
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram may influence witnesses and hence he can not be given bail, the Delhi High Court noted on Monday.
24 Sep 2019Politics
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who is lodged in Tihar jail in connection to corruption in INX Media case, has found support in ex-Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
19 Sep 2019India
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, lodged in Tihar jail since September 5, will stay there till October 3, a special court ruled on Thursday.