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
Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2020 07:21 PM IST
Sitarganj jail has around 700 prisoners. Samples are being collected for the rest of the prisoners for RT-PCR test.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Jitendra Sarin, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2020 05:08 PM IST
The prisoners are being released as per the Supreme Court directive on checking overcrowding in jails in view of coronavirus outbreak.
By Mir Ehsan, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2020 09:57 PM IST
There have been appeals from leaders of mainstream political parties and social groups urging central government for the release of the detained persons, especially those who have been detained ahead of revocation of Article 370 in August
By Vartika Nanda
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 06:39 PM IST
While placing restrictions on jail visits is understandable, an alternative and uniformed channel for communication must be created for inmates to reduce their anxiety
Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 01:33 AM IST
The report was part of a campaign launched by National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) in May 2019
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 02:53 PM IST
The two prisoners who are accused of raping minors, scaled a 15-foot wall to escape from the jail.
Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 03:02 AM IST
Besides counselling the prisoners and carrying out their regular medical check-up, officials will also have personal sessions with them to know about their problems and provide them help.
Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 02:48 AM IST
Officials said that the campaign was aimed at offering legal and non-legal assistance to prisoners and their family members.
Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur | By HT Correspondent & ANI
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 01:26 AM IST
The move comes after Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar issued instructions to authorities to create extra space in the hospital after he found that three to four children were being treated on a single bed.
Muzaffarpur | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 02:38 PM IST
Questions were raised over the lack of facilities in the hospital after three to four Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) affected children were being treated on a single bed.
Sao Paulo | By Agence France Presse
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2019 02:04 PM IST
15 dead as inmates were stabbed and strangled as clash broke out in Brazil jail.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2019 03:57 AM IST
Two weeks ago, the state home minister’s office had informed the other six board members and fixed May 24(Friday) as the next date of the meeting.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 12:37 PM IST
A majority (1,192), who either gave birth inside jail or had a small child at the time of commission of the crime, are undertrials. Undertrial female prisoners are caring for 1,409 children inside the jail, suggesting that some women have to take care of more than one child in already overcrowded and poorly kept Indian jails.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2019 09:40 PM IST
India sought the “immediate release” of 10 civilian prisoners who had completed their sentences, including two who had served their terms by 2014 and 2015. It also called for urgent steps to repatriate 385 fishermen.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 09:49 AM IST
The prisons department in Telangana has started an internal radio station for prisoners as part of its rehabilitation programme to provide them entertainment and unearth their hidden talents.
Hong Kong | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 07:37 PM IST
The pair, who say they have renounced their Muslim faith, arrived in the Chinese territory from Sri Lanka in September.
New Delhi | By IANS
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 07:06 AM IST
External affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has also announced an increase in the quota for Indian Haj pilgrims to 2 lakh from the present 1.75 lakh.
Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2019 08:32 PM IST
The Pakistani prisoner Shakir Ullah was hit with a large stone during the fight.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 04:18 PM IST
A local court has granted permission for issuance of showcause notice to UT Pawar
Islamabad | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2019 03:36 PM IST
Fishermen from Pakistan and India are frequently detained for illegally fishing in each other’s territorial waters since the Arabian Sea does not have a clearly defined marine border and the wooden boats lack the technology to avoid being drifting away.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 07:31 AM IST
New Delhi has demanded Islamabad should immediately free Indian national Hamid Nehal Ansari, set to complete a three-year prison term on Saturday.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2018 06:19 AM IST
The prisoners were shortlisted by a four-member committee as per the parameters set by the Centre. The home department will apprise the Centre about the shortlisted prisoners on Monday.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 08:44 AM IST
Guards were unable to prevent the prisoners escaping as they feared for their own lives.
Islamabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 09:57 PM IST
Pakistan and India frequently arrest fishermen for allegedly trespassing in territorial waters in the Arabian Sea and these fishermen do not have boats equipped with the technology to know their precise location, authorities say.
Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2018 09:50 AM IST
The Diu jail, inside a Portuguese-era fortification, is being shut in phases ahead of a handover to the ASI. Right now, it has just a single inmate.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 01:28 PM IST
A home dept spokesperson says the state government has formulated Haryana Prisoners Open Air Camp Rules, 2018, for shifting eligible prisoners to open camps (prisoners)
Gurugram, Hindustan Times | By Pavneet Singh Chadha
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 09:01 AM IST
Civil Hospital forensic expert says preliminary examination suggests a case of drug abuse and some concurrent illness, which may have resulted in sudden death.