02 Dec 2019
Colombia's most feared, iconic and devastating drug lord, Pablo Escobar died today 26 years ago. He was 44.
28 Jul 2019
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who has been "serving jail term" at Ranchi's Birsa Munda Central Jail since Dec'17, has spent only two months of the last 19 months in prison.
04 Mar 2019
An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison and ordered to pay $2.6 million in restitution for being convicted of mail fraud and embezzlement (theft of employer's funds).
18 Dec 2018
After six harrowing years in a Pakistani prison, Hamid Nehal Ansari, an Indian national, crossed the Wagah border on Tuesday evening, setting foot on Indian soil.
11 Dec 2018
Fights, jokes, and name-calling are quite common among couples.
10 Dec 2018
Fugitive Vijay Mallya will be extradited from the UK to India, ruled a London court delivering its verdict after a year-long trial.
07 Oct 2018
Women prisoners and inmates of open jails across Maharashtra can now make video calls to their families and relatives.
25 Sep 2018
The Supreme Court today constituted a three-member committee headed by its former judge Justice Amitava Roy to look into the aspect of jail reforms across India and suggest measures to deal with them.
16 Sep 2018
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi proposed that a child separated from jailed mother must be made to visit her in prison at least thrice weekly, amid incidents of such children getting trafficked.
09 Sep 2018
Prisoners lodged in Uttar Pradesh jails will soon be able to enjoy shows on the latest LED televisions as authorities are providing education and entertainment to prisoners in 64 jails.
24 Aug 2018
As many as 929 District Courts under 24 High Courts of India have been equipped with video-conference facility for speedy trial in cases in which the accused are lodged in different jails, whereas the corresponding number of prisons having similar provision is far less, Law Ministry data said.
23 Aug 2018
The Supreme Court found that two brothers were wrongfully convicted of rape charges leveled against them by a minor, and ordered their release.
14 Aug 2018
Keeping in sync with his Gandhi topi, underworld don-turned-politician Arun Gawli has now become an expert of Gandhian philosophy by topping an exam on the same.
14 Aug 2018
Pakistan yesterday released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, from jail as a goodwill gesture, a day before Pakistan's Independence Day.
13 Aug 2018
Pakistan yesterday released 26 Indian fishermen from jail as a goodwill gesture.
09 Aug 2018
A Jaipur resident who is languishing in a Pakistan jail for 36 years is likely to be released next week, according to an MP in Jaipur.
08 Aug 2018
The Supreme Court today said it would constitute a committee under the chairmanship of its retired judge to look into problems in jails, including overcrowding, and suggest measures to deal with it.
31 Jul 2018
A London court hearing the extradition case of Vijay Mallya has asked India to provide videos of Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail, after he argued that his human rights would be violated in prison.
30 Jul 2018
Ailing Nawaz Sharif's hospital ward has been declared as a sub-jail, a day after Pakistan's former PM was admitted to premier Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) following health complications.
25 Jul 2018
As many as 7,737 Indians are languishing in various jails in foreign countries (till July 20, 2018), the Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh informed Lok Sabha today.
20 Jul 2018
As many as 78 women prisoners of Byculla jail were admitted to JJ Hospital in Mumbai today after they complained of nausea, vomiting and loose motion, Mukund Tayade, Hospital Dean said, adding the number was expected to go up.
15 Jul 2018
Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam, who were arrested in the Avenfield corruption case Friday night, are being lodged in sub-standard facilities, their lawyers have alleged.
09 Jul 2018
The SC today passed a slew of directions to authorities in the Kathua rape-murder case, including shifting the accused from Kathua prison in J&K to Gurdaspur district jail in Punjab.
09 Jul 2018
Dreaded gangster Prem Prakash Singh alias Munna Bajrangi died inside Baghpat jail in Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning, after allegedly being shot by a rival gang lodged inside the prison.
08 Jul 2018
Forty-two prisoners, including four women inmates, of Bhopal Central Jail, several of them serving life sentences for murders, are undergoing a paramedical course with authorities claiming that it might be a first-of-its-kind initiative for any jail in the country.
08 Jul 2018
All jails in Odisha will have video conferencing facilities by this year end as part of the state government's commitment to improving the criminal justice system, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
03 Jul 2018
Nine prisons in Maharashtra, housing some 1,023 women, are in the process of getting sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators (for the disposal of sanitary napkins).
03 Jul 2018
It doesn't speak highly about the justice system when an undertrial has to sell body organs to fight their case.
02 Jul 2018
Paris will be talking about July 1, 2018 for long, when it saw one of its most dramatic jailbreaks of all time: gunmen landed inside a prison in Réau in a helicopter and flew away with one of the country's most notorious thieves, an inmate there, in 10 minutes.
01 Jul 2018
Pakistan today handed over a list of 471 Indian prisoners lodged in various jails across the country to Indian High Commission in Islamabad.
29 Jun 2018
Last year Byculla Jail made it to news because of convict Manjula Shetye, who was allegedly beaten to death by six female officials.
23 Jun 2018
Tamil film actor Mansoor Ali Khan, lodged in the central jail in Salem, today began a fast to protest against the multi-crore Chennai-Salem greenfield highway project, police said.
15 Jun 2018
Nine women protesting for reforms in police recruitment were arrested in Bhopal, but what allegedly happened next was traumatic.
13 Jun 2018
On Tuesday, the police arrested a college student who attempted to supply 200 gms of heroin to her boyfriend in Dum Dum Correctional Home, Kolkata.
13 Jun 2018
After repeated complaints by Abu Salem of human rights violation in prison, Portuguese officials yesterday visited the gangster in Taloja jail, Navi Mumbai, to check his condition.
21 May 2018
In a rather strange incident, a 21-year-old prisoner, accused of raping a minor in 2015, escaped 'watchful' eyes of four Pune police officers.
13 May 2018
The female prisoners of Sabarmati jail complained of not having a job for a long time but that has changed now.
24 Apr 2018
Top officials are meeting this afternoon to decide the fate of Manu Sharma, the notorious murderer of Jessica Lall, and former Youth Congress president Sushil Sharma, the criminal in the 'tandoor murder' case.
06 Apr 2018
In Jodhpur Central Jail, Salman Khan is no superstar, but simply Prisoner No 106.
05 Apr 2018
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will now have a change of address. He will have (in)famous neighbors too.