Tihar Jail

  • SC allows Sahara chief Subrata Roy to hold talks to sell properties Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed Sahara chief Subrata Roy, who has been in jail for the last five months, to use conference room in Tihar jail complex for negotiation with potential buyers of his luxury hotels in New York and London to raise Rs 10,000 crore to...
  • Tihar used for indoctrination for jihad: LeT operative 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Abdul Subhan, the 42-year-old Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative arrested by Delhi Police on July 20, has revealed details about indoctrination of hardcore criminals in Tihar jail for jihad. Subhan, who was arrested from the Sarai Kale Khan inter-state bus terminus, informed officials of Delhi Police's special cell that Asif Raza...
  • Sahara chief seeks SC permission to shift to Tihar guest house 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Sahara chief Subrata Roy, currently in jail on charges of investor fraud, wants to shift into a guest house in Tihar Jail. He has moved the Supreme Court for the same saying he needs to hold negotiations to sell his assets in India and abroad to meet his...
  • Restaurant run by Tihar convicts wins praise for politeness, hygiene July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: As India's capital baked in a heat wave, banker Gaurav Gupta sat down for lunch at a new air-conditioned restaurant, to be greeted by a smiling waiter who took his order for a traditional "thali" meal of flatbread, lentils, vegetables and rice. Nothing unusual, except that the employee, like...
  • Being treated worse than animal in Tihar Jail, claims Bhatkal July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested for his alleged involvement in various terror strikes across India, on Monday claimed before a court that he is being treated "worse than an animal" in Tihar Jail and not provided proper food in the holy month of Ramzan. Bhatkal, who was...
  • Garden of reformation? Tihar Jail authorities have created a 'celestial garden' to reform hardened criminals! July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Call it a garden of reformation, or just an island of tranquility, but the reform-minded authorites of Tihar Jail, said to be one of the largest in Asia, have created what they call a "celestial garden" to spread "positivity" among hardened criminals. The Nav Grah Vatika, situated right next...
  • Delhi jails to get hi-tech security systems June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Hi-tech security systems will soon be installed in three prisons in Delhi, including the Tihar Jail complex, to ensure that surgical blades and other prohibited items are not smuggled inside, the government said on Sunday. "To improve and strengthen the security system in Delhi's prisons at Tihar, Rohini district...
  • Inmate found dead in Tihar jail, suicide suspected June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A 35-year-old prisoner was found dead on Wednesday afternoon in Tihar Jail. Ram Kumar, the deceased, was accused in an abduction case. It is suspected that he had committed suicide. But there is no official confirmation on the cause of death....
  • Indian Bank to employ Tihar inmates at its prison branch June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Tihar Jail inmates with proven good conduct and qualifications will soon be working at "non-sensitive" positions at the Indian Bank branch at the prison. "We have been associated with Tihar Jail for the past several years and our branch there today has a business of Rs 100 crore. A...
  • Convicts serving life sentence go missing from Tihar jail June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: While the appeals of dreaded criminals lie pending in higher courts, several inmates of the Tihar jail have gone missing. As per figures submitted by Tihar Jail authorities to the Delhi High Court, 915 convicts have either jumped parole or bail since 1999. Many of them have been...
  • Snapshot: Tihar inmates walk the ramp in clothes made inside the jail under the guidance of fashion designer Reena Dhaka June 17, 2014

    It was a fashion show of a different kind. Inmates of the Tihar jail walked the ramp during a fashion show in New Delhi on June 14, 2014. The inmates wore clothing made and designed within Tihar under the guidance of fashion designer Reena Dhaka. All photos are from AP. ...
  • Delhi High Court agrees to hear plea against Arvind Kejriwal May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A petition was filed on Monday in the Delhi High Court seeking action against former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for writing an open letter to his supporters from the Tihar Jail. Aam Admi Party chief Kejriwal is currently lodged in the Tihar Central Jail as he refused to furnish...
  • AAP to challenge Magistrate's order in higher court May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to challenge the order of the Metropolitan Magistrate, who sent its leader Arvind Kejriwal to judicial custody for not furnishing a bond in a defamation case, in a higher court. "The AAP has decided to challenge the erroneous order of the learned Metropolitan...
  • Kejriwal to stay in jail till June 6, says will not furnish bail bond May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14-day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Is AAP reaching a political dead end? May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14-day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Kejriwal spends two nights in jail, hearing in defamation case today May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal has already spent two nights in police custody and will be brought to court on Friday. This after Kejriwal refused to pay the bail bond in the defamation case filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The BJP leader has alleged that...
  • Kejriwal in jail, AAP to launch door-to-door contact programme May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday decided to launch a door-to-door contact programme to apprise people about the circumstances leading to party chief Arvind Kejriwal's arrest in a criminal defamation case instead of holding protest against it. The decision was taken at a meeting a number of AAP...
  • Kejriwal won't pay bail bond, media portrayal unfair, says his wife May 22, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal remains in the Tihar Jail for another day. He was sent to a two-day judicial custody on Wednesday when he refused to pay a bail bond in a defamation case filed by Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • AAP to challenge Patiala House Court order on Arvind Kejriwal's arrest if the judge insists on a bail bond on May 23 May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party will challenge the Patiala House Court order on its convenor Arvind Kejriwal's arrest after refusing to pay the bail bond in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case if the judge still insists on the bail bond. The case is set to come up for hearing...
  • Kejriwal in Tihar, AAP questions court order; BJP says it's a 'stunt' May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal spent Wednesday night in the Tihar Jail after he was taken into custody when he refused to pay a bail bond in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case. The police have imposed prohibitory orders outside the Tihar Jail. There was high drama in...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 21, 2014

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  • Is Kejriwal resorting to another political stunt? May 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal had alleged that Gadkari was one of the most corrupt leaders of India following which...
  • Kejriwal refuses to pay bail bond, jailed in Gadkari defamation case May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal had alleged that Gadkari was one of the most corrupt leaders of India...
  • Kejriwal to spend the night in Tihar's Jail no 3 May 21, 2014

    AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal was arrested and sent to judicial custody on Wednesday in connection with a defamation case filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • Nitish Katara case: HC issues notice to Delhi Police on parole plea of Vishal Yadav May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Delhi Police on a plea of Vishal Yadav, one of the three convicts in Nitish Katara murder case, seeking three months parole to attend his younger brother's wedding. A special bench of justices Geeta Mittal and Justice JR...
  • Tihar inmate gets Rs 35,000 per month job offer, 65 others placed May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 66 Tihar inmates, who are on the verge of completing their sentences, were on Wednesday hired by private companies during a recruitment drive at the jail premises. Vedanta group and IDEIM India pvt ltd offered the highest number of placements while Taj Mahal group offered...
  • Woman who accused BSP MP of rape beaten up by husband, asked to withdraw case March 29, 2014

    A 42-year-old railway employee, who had accused BSP MP from Jaunpur, Dhananjay Singh, of raping her in November 2013, on Saturday charged her husband with beating and intimidating her to take back her complaint against the lawmaker, police said. According to the victim's complaint, her husband who lives separately, reached her...
  • Terror suspect Fasih Mehmood allegedly attacked in Tihar Jail March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Fasih Mehmood, a terror suspect in the 2010 Bangalore Chinnaswamy Stadium blast and the Jama Masjid shooting in Delhi, was allegedly beaten up by fellow cell-mates in Tihar jail on Saturday. Mehmood reportedly got into a brawl with fellow prisoners after which he got injured and was rushed to...
  • Maid murder: Court grants two months interim bail to BSP MP March 22, 2014

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, who along with his wife Jagriti Singh have been chargesheeted in connection with murder of their maid, was on Saturday granted interim bail for two months by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma granted interim bail to Dhananjay, a sitting MP from Uttar Pradesh's...
  • 60-year-old notorious poacher Sansar Chand dies of lung cancer March 18, 2014

    Notorious poacher Sansar Chand, who was accused of killing tigers and other animals in Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan, died in Jaipur on Tuesday. The wildlife smuggler was suffering from lung cancer and other ailments and was admitted to the SMS Hospital in Jaipur on March 14, hospital sources said. Sansar Chand,...