Articles about Tihar Jail
04 Aug 2021
Delhi: Gangster who killed BJP leader found dead in Tihar
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 2021
DCW recommends gated toilets, better facilities for Tihar's women inmates
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 2021
'Shows government's desperation,' Pinjra Tod activists on delayed release
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 2021
3,400 Tihar Jail inmates go 'missing' while on COVID-19 parole
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 2021
COVID-19: 52 inmates test positive at Delhi's Tihar jail
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 2021
Ambani bomb scare: Mobile phone used traced to Tihar cell
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 2021
Two arrested for trying to extort Rs. 2cr from businessman
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 2021
Undertrial killed inside Tihar, HC expresses shock: Details
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 2021
Farmers' Protest: Journalist Mandeep Punia sent to 14-day judicial custody
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 2021
UP horror: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts; dies
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 2020
Delhi L-G allows Manu Sharma's release in Jessica Lal case
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 2020
Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home
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 2020
India's overcrowded prisons start releasing inmates amid coronavirus scare
The coronavirus outbreak has pushed prisons across India to reduce crowding.
28 Mar 2020
Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today
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 2020
Nirbhaya: Convicts to be hanged tomorrow, Delhi Court rejects petitions
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 2020
Days before Nirbhaya convicts' hanging, their families seek euthanasia
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 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Tihar, home to 17,000+ inmates, sets isolation wards
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 2020
On death row, Nirbhaya's rapist tries hurting himself inside Tihar
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 2020
Nirbhaya convicts will now be hanged on February 1
In a fresh turn of events, the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will now be hanged on February 1.
17 Jan 2020
Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid
Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, participated in yet another protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Delhi's Jama Masjid, the spot where he appeared four weeks ago.
15 Jan 2020
Hanging of Nirbhaya's rapists stalled, but death warrant not canceled
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 2020
Nirbhaya convicts broke prison rules 23 times: Reports
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 2020
Dummy execution for Nirbhaya's rapists performed at Tihar jail
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 2020
Meet Pawan Jallad, the man who will execute Nirbhaya convicts
Anyone who commits heinous crimes like the Nirbhaya case deserves to be hanged, says Pawan Jallad, an executioner from Meerut.
07 Jan 2020
Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22
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 2019
Nirbhaya's parents' plea seeking death warrant of convicts adjourned
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 2019
Tihar is preparing to hang convicts of Nirbhaya gang-rape case
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 2019
Ahead of SC hearing, Chidambaram visited by Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi
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 2019
Delhi court sends Chidambaram to judicial custody till Nov 13
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 2019
Chidambaram is suffering from Crohn's disease, needs immediate treatment: Sources
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 2019
Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters
Kuldeep Singh Sengar is accused of raping a teen, getting her father killed in custody, and orchestrating her near-fatal accident.
23 Oct 2019
Delhi High Court grants bail to Congress leader DK Shivakumar
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 2019
Sonia Gandhi meets DK Shivakumar in Tihar: Details here
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 2019
INX Media case: ED officials arrest Chidambaram after interrogating him
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 2019
Enforcement Directorate allowed to arrest Chidambaram in INX Media case
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 2019
Shivakumar will remain in Tihar till October 15, rules court
In all likeliness, the woes of Congress leader DK Shivakumar will not end anytime soon.
30 Sep 2019
Chidambaram can influence witnesses, feels Delhi HC; rejects bail plea
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 2019
Decisions taken collectively, how is Chidambaram at fault, asks Manmohan
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 2019
Setback for Chidambaram, will be lodged in Tihar till October-3
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, lodged in Tihar jail since September 5, will stay there till October 3, a special court ruled on Thursday.
11 Sep 2019
From Tihar, Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi-led government
P Chidambaram, former Union Minister of Finance and Home, may have been lodged at Tihar jail but that hasn't stopped him from attacking the government, led by BJP.