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At Indore’s open prison, there is a two-room home, where a convicted prisoner lives with his family and can step outside the premises to work.(File Photo/Representative Image)

A prison where inmates can live with family, step outside to work

Press Trust of India, Indore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2018 07:50 PM IST
At an open prison in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh, this stereotype of a prison withers away.
The Sabarmati Express train burns after being set on fire by a mob in Godhra on February 27, 2002.(AP file photo)
The Sabarmati Express train burns after being set on fire by a mob in Godhra on February 27, 2002.(AP file photo)

Gujarat court sends two men to life in prison for Godhra train killings

Ahmedabad, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 04:46 PM IST
Judge HC Vora convicted Farooq Bhana and Imran after the prosecution proved they were the conspirators in the burning of S6 coach that led to the death of 59 passengers, mostly Hindu devotees returning from Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.
An inmate at Tihar Jail, the largest complex of prisons in South Asia, makes decorations for an event to mark International Women's Day in New Delhi, India March 7(REUTERS)
An inmate at Tihar Jail, the largest complex of prisons in South Asia, makes decorations for an event to mark International Women's Day in New Delhi, India March 7(REUTERS)

Women are discriminated against even inside prisons

By Vartika Nanda
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 06:41 PM IST
The decision by Tihar authorities to launch a semi-open jail inside the complex for women inmates is a good move
The accused, a resident of Rajasthan, was found guilty of attempt to murder.(HT FILE)
The accused, a resident of Rajasthan, was found guilty of attempt to murder.(HT FILE)

Man in Mumbai sentenced to 10yrs in prison for shooting teen who refused proposal

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 12:31 AM IST
Saini had met the teenager, then 15- year-old, in January 2016 in Rajasthan. But after coming back to her residence in Kalwa, she refused to take the relationship any further and used to avoid his phone calls.
Cristiano Ronaldo is currently in Russia for the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)
Cristiano Ronaldo is currently in Russia for the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)

Cristiano Ronaldo accepts 2 years in prison in tax case but unlikely to serve time

Reuters, Madrid | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 07:15 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo is unlikely to serve any time in jail under the deal because Spanish law states that a sentence of under two years for a first offence can be served on probation.
A man identified as Rahul Babu Yelange, 33, a resident of Vadgaon Budruk, was arrested by city police on Saturday for attempted murder and domestic violence against his wife. Yelange was a part of a group from Pune who scaled Mount Everest in 2012. Photo used for representational purpose only.(HT PHOTO)
A man identified as Rahul Babu Yelange, 33, a resident of Vadgaon Budruk, was arrested by city police on Saturday for attempted murder and domestic violence against his wife. Yelange was a part of a group from Pune who scaled Mount Everest in 2012. Photo used for representational purpose only.(HT PHOTO)

Mountaineer, who scaled Mt Everest, in prison for attempted murder

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 03:15 PM IST
Pournima Yelange, his 31-year-old wife, had approached police against her husband and in-laws after he allegedly tried to strangle her to death, according to her complaint.  
Security personnel guards gate number three of Tihar Jail in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Security personnel guards gate number three of Tihar Jail in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

Tihar’s ‘open jails’ don’t feel like prison, they help convicts reform

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Prawesh Lama
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 07:49 AM IST
At least 98 convicts with ‘good conduct,’ who have served 12 years in prison, are lodged in the semi-open and the open-jail complex.
Two days before the incident, the accused asked the daughter to purchase two litres of kerosene.(Representational photo)
Two days before the incident, the accused asked the daughter to purchase two litres of kerosene.(Representational photo)

Mumbai court sentences man to life in prison for setting wife on fire

Hindustan Times | By Charul Shah, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2018 10:19 AM IST
The prosecution’s case was based on the wife’s dying declaration and the deposition of their daughter, who was 15 at the time of deposition.
Land acquisition related issues of the proposed Champawat jail were being solved so that it could be built on time, an official says.(HT File)
Land acquisition related issues of the proposed Champawat jail were being solved so that it could be built on time, an official says.(HT File)

New jail planned in US Nagar to reduce other prisons’ load

Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Madhwal, Haldwani
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2018 09:48 PM IST
A jail with a capacity of 2,000 prisoners will be built in Udham Singh Nagar district’s Kichha to reduce burden on other prisons, a top police officer said on Saturday
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