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Covid-19: All 20 jail cases traced to asymptomatic officers

Till Monday evening, the three jailcomplexes, which together house a total of 14,000 prisoners and around 1800 jail officers, had reported 20 positive cases among prisoners and jail officials.
At least 17 families living in different flats at the Tihar residential complex, located behind Tihar jail, have been told to go in home-quarantine for 14 days.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
At least 17 families living in different flats at the Tihar residential complex, located behind Tihar jail, have been told to go in home-quarantine for 14 days.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 26, 2020 01:07 AM IST
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Hindsutan Times, New Delhi | ByPrawesh Lama, New Delhi

December 16 gang rape convicts in Tihar Jail on suicide watch

Prison officials said on condition of anonymity that Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Kumar Gupta (25), Akshay Thakur (31) and Vinay Sharma (26), who were moved on January 16 to Tihar’s Jail No 3, where the death sentence will be carried out, are on “suicide watch” the likes of which Tihar has never seen before.
Gangsters Chhota Rajan, Neeraj Bawana and Bihar’s Mohd Shahabuddin are currently lodged in Tihar jail.(HT archive)
Gangsters Chhota Rajan, Neeraj Bawana and Bihar’s Mohd Shahabuddin are currently lodged in Tihar jail.(HT archive)
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 06:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByPrawesh Lama

Prisons must do more to help their women inmates

Once the punishment is accorded by the court of the law, the next step is healing. But where will that come from?
Prisons were clearly designed, keeping in mind only male inmates. The concept of having women inmates, accompanied at times by their children, came at a much later stage. Prison authorities are yet to accept having a separate library for women inmates.(Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
Prisons were clearly designed, keeping in mind only male inmates. The concept of having women inmates, accompanied at times by their children, came at a much later stage. Prison authorities are yet to accept having a separate library for women inmates.(Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 10, 2019 08:00 AM IST
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ByVartika Nanda

At Tihar jail, 150 Hindu prisoners observe roza in solidarity with Muslim inmates

In the first week of May, most Hindu prisoners lodged in different jails met their respective jail superintendents and informed them that they, too, would fast during Ramzan.
Jail officers said the Hindu prisoners gave different reasons why they were observing the fast. “Most of them said they were doing it in solidarity for their Muslim friends.(HT Photo)
Jail officers said the Hindu prisoners gave different reasons why they were observing the fast. “Most of them said they were doing it in solidarity for their Muslim friends.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 14, 2019 12:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘European breakfast, new cell’: Many demands of Tihar inmate Christian Michel

Michel, 58, the alleged middleman in the 3,600 crore AgustaWestland deal for the supply of a dozen helicopters to ferry around VVIPs, was extradited to India from Dubai in December.
In January, within days of Michel’s extradition, Tihar officials held a meeting to choose a safe space inside the jail for him.(AP)
In January, within days of Michel’s extradition, Tihar officials held a meeting to choose a safe space inside the jail for him.(AP)
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 10:18 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPrawesh Lama

Inmates hold a feast inside Delhi’s Mandoli jail, video goes viral

Prison authorities have ordered a probe into the incident as possession of mobile phones is prohibited inside the jail premises.
A video clip of an inmate lodged in Tihar jail’s Mandoli campus, which shows the man recording a video on his mobile phone while cooking inside the prison cell has gone viral on social media. (Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)(HT Photo)
A video clip of an inmate lodged in Tihar jail’s Mandoli campus, which shows the man recording a video on his mobile phone while cooking inside the prison cell has gone viral on social media. (Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 18, 2019 08:53 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

3 Sangrur jail officers shifted, 1 suspended after video shot by inmates goes viral

The action came after a video purportedly shot by seven prisoners using mobile phones illegally smuggled into jails, surfaced.
The jail superintendent demanded ₹1 lakh bribe for not booking us in false cases. When we expressed out inability, he confined us into a small cell of 8ft by 8ft. We are living in miserable conditions,” inmates allege in the video.(HT PHOTO)
The jail superintendent demanded ₹1 lakh bribe for not booking us in false cases. When we expressed out inability, he confined us into a small cell of 8ft by 8ft. We are living in miserable conditions,” inmates allege in the video.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 18, 2018 09:48 AM IST
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Sangrur | ByPress Trust of India

Cooking for Kamal Haasan and Aamir Khan would be everything: MasterChef winner Sashi Cheliah

After a historic win in MasterChef Australia Season 10, chef Sashi cheliah talks about his journey in the show,Indian roots, and his love for Kollywood and Bollywood movies.
Sashi Chelia won MasterChef Season 10 with a historic score of 93 out of 100.(Facebook/SashiCheliah)
Sashi Chelia won MasterChef Season 10 with a historic score of 93 out of 100.(Facebook/SashiCheliah)
Updated on Aug 10, 2018 05:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAditya Dogra, New Delhi
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