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Delhi HC Suspends Jail Term Of Former SSB Officer Convicted Of Graft

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The high court granted time to the central government's standing counsel Anil Soni, who represented the authorities, to file a counter affidavit in response to the petition and listed the matter for further hearing on May 24.

Tihar Jail: Inmate Attacked With Scissors While Getting Hair Cut, Sustained Injury

Dec 12, 2021 PTI

The scissor attack took place in Central Jail No. 8 of Tihar Jail on December 10 when two inmates were getting their hair cut by a barber. The victim and one of the two attackers were sent to Deen Dayal Upadhyay hospital for treatment.

SC Directs Suspension Of Tihar Jail Officials Who Colluded With Unitech Ex-Promoters Chandra Brothers

The Enforcement Directorate had earlier disclosed that Unitech's imprisoned ex-promoters Sanjay and Ajay Chandra were conducting business from prison.

Stan Swamy, The Majesty Of Law And The Tenets Of Justice

Jun 04, 2021 Puneet Nicholas Yadav

At 84 years of age, Stan Swamy is the oldest among the 16 accused in the Bhima Koregaon case and, arguably, the oldest prison inmate across the country facing non-bailable charges under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Former JNU Student Umar Khalid Tests Positive For Covid In Tihar Jail

Umar Khalid was tested for Covid-19 by jail authorities after he showed symptoms a few days ago

24 February, 2021

Only Seen In Fiction: Delhi HC Shocked By Murder Of Tihar Undertrial

Outlook Web Bureau

The victim's father has filed a petition seeking Rs 5 crore as compensation for the custodial death of his son.

04 February, 2021

Spoke To Farmers Inside Tihar Jail, Scribbled Notes On Legs: Journalist Mandeep Punia

Outlook Web Bureau

Mandeep Punia alleged that the police interfered with his work and said the incident had strengthened his resolve to continue with his work.

18 October, 2020

4 Inmates, Nine Delhi Prison Staff Members Become COVID-19 Positive


According to data shared by officials, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Delhi Prisons till Thursday stands at 13, including nine jail staff.

03 June, 2020

Explained: How A Life Convict Is Granted Remission

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Jessica Lal Murder case convict, Manu Sharma, was released prematurely from the jail. Outlook explains the legal process for granting remission to a life convict.

31 January, 2020

No Hanging Of Nirbhaya Convicts Till Further Orders, Says Delhi Court

Outlook Web Bureau

Tihar Jail authorities had earlier told the court that since only one convict's plea is pending, other convicts can be hanged on February 1

28 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Lawyer Says Death Row Convict Mukesh Singh Was 'Sexually Abused' In Tihar Jail


Mukesh's lawyer added that the 32-year-old death row convict was forced to have sex in front of other prisoners in Tihar Jail.


08 January, 2020

Ropes From Buxar Jail Could Be Used To Hang Nirbhaya Case Convicts


The four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in Tihar Jail, a Delhi court said on Tuesday.

12 December, 2019

Nirbhaya Case: As Execution Nears, Tihar Jail Seeks Service Of Hangmen From UP

Outlook Web Bureau

A top police official of Uttar Pradesh said the department is ready to provide the hangmen to Tihar Jail on short notice.

27 November, 2019

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Meet Chidambaram In Tihar Jail


The meeting comes ahead of a Supreme Court hearing on Chidambaram's bail application in the INX Media corruption case.

01 November, 2019

HC Rejects Chidambaram's Bail Plea After AIIMS Report Says No Hospitalisation Needed


Chidambaram has sought interim relief for six days to enable him to consult and get examined by his regular doctor, Reddy, at the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG) in Hyderabad.

31 October, 2019

INX Case: Court Directs AIIMS To Constitute Medical Board On Condition Of Chidambaram


P Chidambaram has sought interim bail in the INX Media money laundering case on medical grounds.

23 October, 2019

Sonia Gandhi Meets DK Shivakumar In Tihar Ahead Of His Bail Plea Hearing


A money laundering case was registered by the ED against DK Shivakumar in September last year, based on a complaint filed by the Income Tax (IT) department.


16 October, 2019

INX Media Case: ED Arrests P Chidambaram After Questioning In Tihar

They said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) investigating team is following the procedure after a local court on Tuesday allowed the central agency to interrogate the senior Congress leader in this case.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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