INDIAN JAILS

  • Kanpur: Woman granted bail 19 years ago, freed now May 30, 2013

    Kanpur: A woman in Kanpur, who had been granted bail 19 years ago, was finally released from jail this week after her son born in a jail grew up to earn enough money for her bond money. Vijay Kumari is home after 19 years and all thanks to her...
  • 70 per cent Tihar inmates are undertrials January 31, 2012

    New Delhi: A total of 73.5 percent inmates of Tihar Jail are undergoing trial, which is much above the national average of 66.4 percent undertrials in Indian jails, an official said Tuesday. The jail is now compiling a report of undertrial prisoners who have been granted bail but are unable to...
  • Pak SC asks govt about scientist in Indian jail May 31, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court has asked the government to respond to a petition asking it to direct authorities to take steps for the early release of Pakistani scientist Khaleel Chishti, who has been languishing in an Indian jail for nearly 20 years. The petition, filed by leading lawyer Syed Iqbal Haider...