“We are of the prima facie view that cases of these prisoners should have been considered under the 2018 policy as their names were not considered at that time,” the bench said.
Under the Mukta scheme, the Maharashtra government aims to release the women(who committed minor crimes) who are in custody despite bail orders, as they are not able to pay the release amounts.
The transfer of Moroccan prisoner Abdullatif Nasser could suggest President Joe Biden is making efforts to reduce the Guantanamo population, which now stands at 39
A Tokyo court sentenced American father Michael Taylor and son Peter to prison for assisting Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, in fleeing to Lebanon while on trial in Japan.
Danny Fenster was detained at Yangon International Airport on May 24 as he was trying to board a flight to go to the Detroit area in the United States to see his family.
Hours earlier, a Spanish court issued a preliminary ruling in favor of the 75-year-old tycoon's extradition to the United States to face tax-related criminal charges.
Their friends and family members had gathered outside the jail before their release.
Delhi Riot Case: Earlier in the day, the students had moved the Delhi High Court seeking forthwith release from jail saying that they had not been released even after 36 hours of obtaining a bail order.
Most of the prisoners who fled, face charges of murder and drug trafficking. An operation has been launched to nab them, police said
Syria released an Israeli citizen who entered the country illegally and Israel returned two Syrian shepherds that had entered the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights
Reciprocally, the Indian government also simultaneously shared the list of 340 Pakistani prisoners in India.
A 42-year-old woman was sent to jail for the third time in eight years after scamming her victims of more than 900,000, Singapore dollars
The 26-year old man was arrested on December 8 for allegedly stealing a mobile phone and was sent to judicial custody
Lawyers say every day around three applications are moved by relatives seeking directions to meet relatives in prisons.
'Can all these small items be denied? These are all humane considerations,' says Justice SS Shinde
The ASG said that the communication was issued on December 4 and therefore, nothing remains in the petition.
The pandemic-related unrest has been triggered by a growing number of Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka's overcrowded prisons.
Five executions lined up as new rule goes into effect on December 24
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.