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“The report also refers to the fact that the Prison Manuals of various states are still plagued by the archaic and derogatory caste system, which the Constitution of India pledged to eradicate. (HT Photo)

Court seeks Rajasthan govt’s reply on work in jails given on caste lines

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By Dinesh Bothra
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 08:15 PM IST
According to the report, the arrangement was clear – those at the bottom of the caste pyramid did the cleaning work; those high above handled the kitchen or the legal documentation department.
The jail administration has now sent letters to district police for the rearrest of such prisoners. (HT Photo)
The jail administration has now sent letters to district police for the rearrest of such prisoners. (HT Photo)

Over 200 prisoners released on bail to check Covid spread fail to come back

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By Mohan Rajput
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 05:02 PM IST
Thirty-six prisoners were released on parole and 184 undertrials were granted interim bail for six months in March and April from Haldwani jail.
Shimla district police personnel challaning tourists for not wearing masks in public places.(HT File Photo)
Shimla district police personnel challaning tourists for not wearing masks in public places.(HT File Photo)

Now, 8-day jail, 5K fine for stepping out without mask in Himachal’s Kangra

UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Himachal logged 931 new cases, taking the state’s tally to 37,497
The prisoners reportedly escaped into a nearby forest.(Representational Image)
The prisoners reportedly escaped into a nearby forest.(Representational Image)

Eight prisoners escape from temporary jail in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 03:20 PM IST
A police officer said the prisoners fled from the rear gate of the prison into a nearby forest
The two prisoners escaped by scaling the wall of the jail with a rope they made out of blankets.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
The two prisoners escaped by scaling the wall of the jail with a rope they made out of blankets.(Representative photo/Getty Images)

Two inmates including rape accused escape from jail in Madhya Pradesh

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Dewas | By Nitin Gupta
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Police have launched a manhunt for the two prisoners who escaped in less than a month after they were put in jail.
Lalu Prasad Yadav is currently staying in the bungalow of the driector of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) inRanchi where he is being treated.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Lalu Prasad Yadav is currently staying in the bungalow of the driector of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) inRanchi where he is being treated.(HT FILE PHOTO)

PIL in Jharkhand high court seeks to move Lalu Prasad back to jail

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2020 10:44 PM IST
Lalu Prasad was shifted to hospital in the middle of March 2018 and hasn’t returned to jail since then.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Maharashtra government asking it to ensure Rao is taken care of and adequate medical facilities are arranged. (Photo AP)
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Maharashtra government asking it to ensure Rao is taken care of and adequate medical facilities are arranged. (Photo AP)

Varavara Rao released from hospital after Covid treatment; back in jail

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 12:09 AM IST
Varavara Rao was first taken to JJ Hospital on May 28 after he fell unconscious, but was discharged on June 1. The family had alleged that Rao was discharged in a hurried manner to obstruct his bail plea.
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Delhi court permits riot-accused to write DU exam in jail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 03:27 AM IST
Additional sessions judge Vinod Yadav directed the jail superintendent to facilitate Aman Kashyap, a BA degree student of DU’s School of Open Learning, to write the examination at the jail complex after he filed a plea through advocate Rajeev Kumar Tiwari, seeking interim bail to appear for the examination.
Sudha Bharadwaj (left) after she was arrested by the Pune police on August 28, 2018.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Sudha Bharadwaj (left) after she was arrested by the Pune police on August 28, 2018.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

NIA opposes Sudha Bhardwaj’s bail plea, says she is getting best treatment in jail

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By K A Y Dodhiya| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Sudha Bhardwaj has been lodged in jail since 2018 after her arrest in the Elgar Parishad case.
A total of 774 Covid-19 cases have been reported from 14 jails in Maharashtra(AP Photo)
A total of 774 Covid-19 cases have been reported from 14 jails in Maharashtra(AP Photo)

774 cases Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra jails, 4 deaths

Pune | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2020 05:22 PM IST
Nagpur Central Jail is the worst-affected with 219 cases, followed by Mumbai Central Jail which has 181, while Akola and Solapur prisons have 72 and 62 cases respectively, the prisons department official said.
At present, there are 71 operational jails in Uttar Pradesh with over 94,000 inmates. So far, more than 16,000 inmates have been released either on bail or parole (Arvind Yadav/ HT)
At present, there are 71 operational jails in Uttar Pradesh with over 94,000 inmates. So far, more than 16,000 inmates have been released either on bail or parole (Arvind Yadav/ HT)

UP prison admin starts random Covid-19 testing in jails

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2020 03:57 PM IST
Fourteen jail inmates were quarantined following the death of the prisoner on May 8, Anand Kumar, DG of the Department of Prisons Administration and Reform, told PTI on Sunday.
Tripura has got a total of 154 Covid-19 positive cases(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Tripura has got a total of 154 Covid-19 positive cases(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Tripura to set up ‘corona jail’ for quarantine violators

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2020 10:54 PM IST
The state government sought the National Centre for Disease Control ( NCDC), an expert body of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to investigate the source of spreading the virus.
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Lockdown: No one to talk to or laugh with, Mohali senior citizens feel they are in jail

UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 01:01 AM IST
More than 1,000 senior citizens living alone in Mohali left to fend for themselves
For her 100th birthday, Ruth Bryant went to jail.(Pexels)
For her 100th birthday, Ruth Bryant went to jail.(Pexels)

This 100-year-old woman’s bizarre birthday wish will blow your mind

Roxboro (US) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 12:00 PM IST
The Person County Sheriff’s Office helped fulfill Bryant’s unusual wish when two deputies showed up at her assisted living facility to serve her a warrant charging her with indecent exposure
Suspended Punjab Police DSP Atul Soni(HT PHOTO)
Suspended Punjab Police DSP Atul Soni(HT PHOTO)

Firing at wife: Suspended Punjab DSP Atul Soni surrenders

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 10:58 PM IST
DSP Soni, who was posted with the 82 Battalion of Punjab Armed Police in Chandigarh, was booked on January 19 for opening fire at his wife Sunita Soni a day before at their house in Sector 68, Mohali.
Jolly Joseph was arrested with three others for allegedly killing six of her family members by giving them cyanide-laced food.(FILE PHOTO.)
Jolly Joseph was arrested with three others for allegedly killing six of her family members by giving them cyanide-laced food.(FILE PHOTO.)

Kerala cyanide killings: Jolly Joseph slits her wrist in jail, condition stable

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 05:24 PM IST
Jail officials said they got to know about the incident at 4.30 am when fellow inmates alerted them. She reportedly told officials that she cut her wrist with her tooth and sharp edge of the plate used to serve food to the inmates.
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Day after release from jail, Moga man found dead

Hindustan Times, Moga | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2020 11:22 PM IST
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Punjab-origin Uber driver gets 1-year jail for transporting illegal immigrants in US

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 10:58 PM IST
Ajeem a resident of Assam was arrested from a train at New Jalpaiguri station(HT File Photo (Representative Image))
Ajeem a resident of Assam was arrested from a train at New Jalpaiguri station(HT File Photo (Representative Image))

Man caught with Rs 1.3 crore worth elephant tusk sent to jail for 14 days

Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2020 09:16 PM IST
Ajeem a resident of Assam was arrested from a train at New Jalpaiguri station by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) when he was allegedly trying to smuggle the tusk from Assam to Varanasi.
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Punjab roadways driver gets 2-yr jail for death of minor in accident

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shailee Dogra
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 01:03 AM IST
The speeding bus rammed into a school bus killing an 11-year-old student and injuring three others in 2018
Doctors say they aren’t surprised at the FDA crackdown on fairness creams. Between the steroids, chemicals and heavy metals, these products send them an average of one patient a day. (iStock)(iStock Representative Image)
Doctors say they aren’t surprised at the FDA crackdown on fairness creams. Between the steroids, chemicals and heavy metals, these products send them an average of one patient a day. (iStock)(iStock Representative Image)

Health ministry moots 5-yr jail, Rs 50 lakh fine for ‘magic cure’ ads

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 03:30 AM IST
The draft amendment has added 24 new conditions to the existing 54 for which remedies cannot be advertised, including conditions such as AIDS, fairness, power to rejuvenate, change of the sex of a foetus, increasing memory and brain function and premature ageing, among others.
The SC appointed committee suggested that an adjournment should not be granted in cases where witnesses are present and the concept of plea bargaining, in which accused admits guilt for a lesser sentence, should be promoted.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)
The SC appointed committee suggested that an adjournment should not be granted in cases where witnesses are present and the concept of plea bargaining, in which accused admits guilt for a lesser sentence, should be promoted.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)

‘Overcrowding, staff crunch hit country’s jails’: SC-appointed committee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 05:59 PM IST
The SC-appointed committee recommended that special fast-track courts be set up to deal exclusively with petty offences which have been pending for more than five years
Police forensic officers work near a car at the scene after a stabbing incident in Streatham London, England(AP)
Police forensic officers work near a car at the scene after a stabbing incident in Streatham London, England(AP)

London attack terrorist, 20, was freed from jail a week ago

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 10:24 AM IST
The police described the Sunday attack in Streatham as an ‘Islamist-related’ terror incident, which had similarities with the November 29 attack on London Bridge, when another convicted terrorist, Usman Khan, stabbed two people and wore a hoax explosive device.
Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the direction of the Bombay high court which had ordered shifting of HDIL group promoters, Rakesh Wadhawan and Sarang Wadhawan(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the direction of the Bombay high court which had ordered shifting of HDIL group promoters, Rakesh Wadhawan and Sarang Wadhawan(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

PMC bank case: Supreme Court stay on shifting Wadhawans from jail to residence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 12:37 AM IST
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde ordered a partial stay on the high court order after the matter was mentioned by solicitor general Tushar Mehta on behalf of enforcement directorate (ED).
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Nigerian woman held with heroin awarded 10-yr jail

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2020 01:09 AM IST

Cheque bounce case: Panchkula resident to undergo 1-yr jail, pay back double the amount

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2020 12:43 AM IST
Had borrowed 50 lakh from the complainant; court held that such cases were increasing day by day and need to be dealt with strictly
Extra tea will be provided for inmates till winter is over at the Sitarganj central jail in US Nagar district of Uttarakhand.(HT PHOTO.)
Extra tea will be provided for inmates till winter is over at the Sitarganj central jail in US Nagar district of Uttarakhand.(HT PHOTO.)

In Uttarakhand’s central jail, extra tea served to inmates to combat severe cold

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 01:04 AM IST
Earlier, 552 inmates were housed in the jail; their number has risen as 88 inmates have been shifted from the Hardwar jail.
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Chandigarh estate office work inspector gets three-year jail for graft

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 01:09 AM IST
Had accepted Rs 15,000 from a sector 24 resident to sort out an issue concerning subletting of government accommodation
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Hit-and-run: Chandigarh Man gets 2-yrs jail for labourer’s death

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 01:30 AM IST
Amardesh Passi was also fined 5,000 by the court of the judicial magistrate
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Shimla man gets 10-yr jail in 2018 drugs case

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 01:25 AM IST
Was arrested near a gurdwara in Industrial Area, Phase 2, Chandigarh, with 1.25kg charas
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