JAIL

  • From one bar to behind the bars: Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar Yesterday

    Paw Paw, Mich.: One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell. The Van Buren County sheriff's department says a 39-year-old woman mistook the Van Buren County...
  • Inmate 7402 released, invites jailer to Chennai 2 days ago

    Bangalore: "Madam, it won't be possible for me to see you when I come to Chennai." Pat came the reply, "You come to Chennai and you can meet me,". This is what the most high profile inmates in the recent times at Bangalore's Parappana Agrahara Central Prison told the...
  • DA case convict Jayalalithaa arrives in Chennai to a hero's welcome after 21 days in jail 3 days ago

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa arrived in Chennai on Saturday evening after spending 21 days in a Bangalore prison following her conviction in the disproportionate assets case to a hero's welcome. The special flight carrying Jayalalithaa landed at Chennai airport and when she came out,...
  • DA case: J Jayalalithaa walks out of Bangalore jail after 22 days, Tamil Nadu CM receives her 3 days ago

    Bangalore: After spending 22 days in Bangalore Central Prison, AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked out on Saturday. Her release from jail was in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John Michael...
  • DA case: Bangalore special court issues order for release of Jayalalithaa 3 days ago

    Bangalore: The Special Court on Saturday issued the order for release of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa from jail in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John Michael D'Cunha came after a bond for Rs 2 crore was...
  • DA case: AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa to move out of Bangalore jail today 3 days ago

    Bangalore: After spending 22 days in jail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will finally walk out on Saturday. The Supreme Court on Saturday granted bail to Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case against her. Ahead of her release, Section 144 has been imposed around the Bangalore Central Jail...
  • Jayalalithaa's last chance to be out of jail before Diwali, SC to hear her bail plea today 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will take up former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's bail plea on Friday. This will be the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week after Friday. Earlier, Jayalalithaa had moved...
  • SC asks AIIMS to review Asaram's medical reports 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the AIIMS to set up a medical board to review the medical papers and reports of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu who is suffering from neurological aliment trigeminal neuralgia and whether he required surgery. A bench of Justice TS Thakur, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel...
  • Tihar to raise wall to stop articles being flung from outside October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Tihar Jail authorities have decided to raise the height of the prison's boundary walls besides enhancing other security measures, after SIM cards and surgical blades were found hidden inside various articles which were flung from outside of the facility. A top official of the high-security jail said restricted...
  • Delhi: 135 couples celebrate Karvachauth in Tihar October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 135 couples lodged in Tihar jail on Saturday celebrated Karvachauth amid tight vigilance and special festive arrangements. The arrangements were made in the women jail of Tihar where 135 women observed fast for the long life of their husbands who are also lodged in the prison. "Special...
  • DMK appeals to judiciary to act against AIADMK October 11, 2014

    Chennai: DMK on Saturday appealed to the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court and Madras High Court to initiate contempt proceedings against AIADMK workers for allegedly denigrating the special judge who awarded four years jail term to their leader Jayalalithaa in a wealth case and the verdict itself. "The Chief Justices...
  • INLD chief OP Chautala to surrender before Tihar Jail authorities today October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: INLD chief and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before Tihar Jail authorities on Saturday, as per the Delhi High Court orders for misusing bail conditions by campaigning for Assembly polls, saying he cannot "take the court for a ride". The High Court had made it...
  • 154 dead unable to bear shock of Jayalalithaa's arrest: AIADMK October 9, 2014

    Chennai: With the arrest of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa coming as a shock to her supporters, the party on Thursday claimed that 154 sympathisers have died unable to bear the anguish. According to data compiled by AIADMK on the basis of inputs it received from various districts, the toll included 113...
  • Jayalalithaa's health condition as usual is good: Jail officer October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's health condition is "as usual good", a top police officer said on Wednesday, a day after Karnataka High Court rejected her bail plea in the disproportionate assets case. "Jayalalithaa's health condition as usual is good," Additional Director General of Police (Prisons) K V Gagandeep said. The...
  • BJP sees chance to expand in Tamil Nadu post Jayalalithaa's arrest October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Wednesday asked the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister not to allow any violence in the wake of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa's arrest and saw an opportunity to expand its base in the state to fill possible political vacuum. "It is the complete responsibility of the present Chief Minister O...
  • Haryana: Jailed former CM OP Chautala brazenly campaigns for polls, support flows in from SAD October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala who has been jailed in a corruption case, is brazenly campaigning for the Indian National Lok Dal in Haryana. Chautala and his son Ajay were sentenced to 10 years in jail over a recruitment scam in January 2013. INLD supporters are...
  • Jayalalithaa likely to approach SC today for bail in corruption case October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: A day after the Karnataka High Court refused to grant her bail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa is likely to approach the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The Karnataka High Court had on Tuesday refused her plea saying that there was no sufficient ground for awarding conditional bail to her....
  • AIADMK workers protest after court denies bail to Jayalalithaa in DA case October 7, 2014

    Chennai: The joy of AIADMK cadres assembled outside the party office and the residence of former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Tuesday was short-lived and they are back in the protest mode. Party cadres erupted in joy after television channels said Jayalalithaa was granted conditional bail by the Karnataka High Court. AIADMK...
  • Creativity you display is a source of inspiration for artists like us: Richa Chadha to Tihar jail inmates October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actors Richa Chadha and Nikhil Dwivedi, who are playing absconded inmates in their upcoming film 'Tamanchey', today visited Tihar jail and interacted with the inmates here on the occasion of Eid. The duo came to the jail on request of the jail authorities to make the occasion...
  • Delhi: Undertrial prisoner dies in Tihar jail hospital October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A 37-year-old undertrial prisoner, who was HIV positive, and lodged in Tihar jail, died in the prison hospital. Rajnish was lodged in the jail this year after he was arrested in a case of cheating. "He was admitted in the casualty of Central Jail number three hospital. He...
  • SC declines urgent hearing plea of Sahara chief Subrata Roy October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to give an urgent hearing to the plea of jailed Sahara chief Subrata Roy seeking bail to attend the cremation and perform rituals relating to the death of his aunt. The application was mentioned by Roy's advocates at the residence of Chief Justice...
  • Frenchman gets 12 years jail for knowingly passing on HIV October 3, 2014

    Paris: A French court on Thursday sentenced a 40-year-man described by prosecutors as a "charmer" and "seducer" to 12 years behind bars for knowingly transmitting HIV. Christophe Morat was found guilty of infecting one woman and exposing five others to the risk of contamination despite having already been jailed for six...
  • Dilip Kumar: I was arrested and put in Yerwada jail for an anti-British speech I gave at the Air Force canteen in Pune October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was once arrested by police for his 'anti-British' views and spent a night on hunger-strike along with other 'Gandhiwalas' lodged in a prison cell. In his recent autobiography 'Dilip Kumar: The Substance and Shadow', the legendary actor recounts how his patriotic eloquence met a...
  • Jayalalithaa spends time in jail eating simple food, reading newspapers October 1, 2014

    Bangalore: AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa is keeping good health and eating simple food besides reading newspapers at the Parapanna Agrahara Central prison where she is lodged after conviction in the disproportionate assets case, according to a jail official. "Everything you are hearing outside, it is not true. She is stable and keeping...
  • Subrata Roy moved back to jail, special facilities withdrawn October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Sahara chief Subrata Roy on Wednesday was sent back to his cell in Tihar jail at the end of the period granted by the Supreme Court to stay at an air conditioned facility in the complex to negotiate sale of his overseas luxury hotels. The court had extended Roy's...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa in jail, Tamil Nadu government shifts to Bangalore jail October 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Ideally, one can't quote Hindi film producer Ram Gopal Verma to explain anything. He is notorious for his 'foot in mouth' tweets. For a change, he has tweeted something logical. He said, "New capital of Tamil Nadu is Bangalore and the secretariat is Parappana Agrahara." It makes some sense....
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa to stay in Bangalore jail as HC adjourns bail hearing till October 6 September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will have to spend a week in prison as the Karnataka High Court adjourned the hearing of her bail plea in the disproportionate assets case till Monday, October 6. Jayalalithaa, three others were convicted in the Rs 66.65 crore corruption case by a...
  • Jayalalithaa to move Karnataka High Court seeking bail, stay on conviction in DA case September 28, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who has been jailed for four years after a special court convicted her in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case will move Karnataka High Court on Monday seeking bail, said her advocate B Kumar. The AIADMK chief, who has bee fined Rs 100...
  • Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa's successor as CM likely to be decided today, say sources September 28, 2014

    Chennai: Legislators of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam are likely to decide on the new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister as they meet in Chennai on Sunday evening, say sources. A day after their party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was convicted and sentenced in the Rs 66.65...