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.
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.
The Enforcement Directorate had earlier disclosed that Unitech's imprisoned ex-promoters Sanjay and Ajay Chandra were conducting business from prison.
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.
Umar Khalid was tested for Covid-19 by jail authorities after he showed symptoms a few days ago
The victim's father has filed a petition seeking Rs 5 crore as compensation for the custodial death of his son.
Mandeep Punia alleged that the police interfered with his work and said the incident had strengthened his resolve to continue with his work.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
A top police official of Uttar Pradesh said the department is ready to provide the hangmen to Tihar Jail on short notice.
The meeting comes ahead of a Supreme Court hearing on Chidambaram's bail application in the INX Media corruption case.
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.
P Chidambaram has sought interim bail in the INX Media money laundering case on medical grounds.
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.
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.
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
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