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Maharashtra: Women prisoners, open jail inmates can now make video-calls
India

Maharashtra: Women prisoners, open jail inmates can now make video-calls

Women prisoners and inmates of open jails across Maharashtra can now make video calls to their families and relatives.
SC constitutes three-member committee to look into jail reforms
India

SC constitutes three-member committee to look into jail reforms

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.
Children separated from jailed mothers must visit them regularly: Maneka
India

Children separated from jailed mothers must visit them regularly: Maneka

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.
Mumbai: 78 women prisoners of Byculla jail fall ill, hospitalized
India

Mumbai: 78 women prisoners of Byculla jail fall ill, hospitalized

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.
These five women are ruling the underworld in Delhi
India

These five women are ruling the underworld in Delhi

That Delhi is unsafe for women is well known, but not much is reported about the other side: the involvement of women in crimes.
Kerala woman forcibly converted, trapped as sex slave for IS
India

Kerala woman forcibly converted, trapped as sex slave for IS

Two persons have been arrested in Kerala for allegedly forcing a 24-year-old woman to convert and planning to take her to Syria as a 'sex slave' for IS terrorists.
Delhi HC: Why are women-prisoners denied benefits?
Delhi

Delhi HC: Why are women-prisoners denied benefits?

Asking why the benefits of semi-open and open prisons aren't extended to women prisoners and the reason behind this discrimination, Delhi HC sought responses from Delhi's Government, Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal, and Director General of Prisons.
Women gangs involved in 90% pickpocketing incidents in Delhi Metro
India

Women gangs involved in 90% pickpocketing incidents in Delhi Metro

The CISF has revealed that female gangs make for 90% of the pickpocketing incidents in the Delhi Metro.
J&K- Prisoner allegedly stripped, brutalized, kept hungry in police lockup
India

J&K- Prisoner allegedly stripped, brutalized, kept hungry in police lockup

In a horrifying revelation, a former prisoner in J&K has alleged she was brutalized, stripped, beer bottles inserted into her vagina, and chilli powder sprinkled, while she was in police custody.

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