Jail Inmates

  • 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...
  • Fatehgarh Jail superintendent suspended over clashes inside prison May 29, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday suspended Fatehgarh Jail superintendent in connection with a brawl that occurred in jail after the death of an inmate two weeks ago. Kailash Chandra has been suspended in connection with the May 17 incident, Deputy Inspector General, Jail Sharad Kulshresth told reporters.  Earlier, on May...
  • Four undertrial prisoners escape from Sitamarhi jail March 18, 2014

    Four undertrial prisoners escaped from a jail in Sitamarhi district of Bihar taking advantage of a scuffle between some inmates and prison guards over poor quality of food, jail sources said on Tuesday. The incident took place at the divisional jail on Monday evening when the four undertrials escaped by utilising...
  • Pethas made by Agra jail inmates to be sold in a mall October 24, 2013

    Officials of the central jail in Agra on Thursday opened a retail counter in a busy commercial complex in the city to sell a sweetmeat, 'petha', made by the jail inmates. "This certainly is a major initiative of the Agra jail, and will go a long way in bridging the gap...
  • 3 jail inmates use a rope to escape, prison staff suspended August 22, 2013

    Three inmates escaped from Etawah district jail after which the entire prison staff on duty at the time of the incident has been suspended with immediate effect, official sources said in Etawah on Thursday. Three inmates, including one who was serving life sentence, escaped from the prison by scaling walls...
  • Kamduni rape accused assaulted by Kolkata jail inmates August 14, 2013

    Ansar Ali Mollah, the prime accused in the Kamduni rape and murder case, hospitalised after inmates assaulted him inside the Dum Dum Central Correctional Home, police said Wednesday. "Mollah was on Monday allegedly assaulted by two inmates inside the correctional home and admitted to the RG Kar Medical College and Hospital....
  • Pune: Yerwada jail inmate allegedly assaults jailor Viman Nimje August 12, 2013

    Pune: Yerwada jailor Viman Nimje was allegedly assaulted by a jail inmate on Monday. The incident took place when the jail inmate, Vijay Charya, was being shifted to another barrack. The undertrial prisoner has been booked for assault and preventing a public servant from discharging his duty. Yerwada police station will be...
  • AP: Himalaya helps build jail inmates' herb farming skills February 19, 2013

    Ananthapur: Prisoners in Ananthapur in Andhra Pradesh are getting a second chance in life. Through a unique rehabilitation program started by the pharmaceutical company Himalaya, the inmates are now turning to herb farming. Shiva Shankar Reddy, a prisoner, has to supervise the tilling of the land so that the new...
  • AP: Jail inmates observe silence in memory of Delhi braveheart January 3, 2013

    Rajahmundry: The inmates of coastal district central prisons of Rajahmundry and Visakhapatnam observed a five-minute silence in the memory of the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart. DIG Prisons Narasimham Rao on Wednesday said the inmates of the Rajahmundry and Visakhapatnam central prisons observed silence for five minutes on Tuesday evening, as a...
  • Bihar open jail inmates to celebrate Diwali with family November 13, 2012

    Buxar: Over 70 prisoners lodged in an open jail in Bihar are eagerly waiting to celebrate the festival of lights with their families inside prison, a unique move by the state which has attracted universal praise. The families of these prisoners, three of whom facing death sentence and many others...
  • Kerala: Cooking turns therapeutic for jail inmates May 22, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: A few inmates of the Poojapura Central Prison in Thiruvanathapuram have been making their way into the community's hearts through their stomachs. They make chapattis and chicken curry and sell it to eager citizens for Rs 25. Superintendent of the Central Prison B Pradeep said, "This was started as...
  • Dancing Philippines jail inmates hit on YouTube September 4, 2007

    They are rated some of the toughest criminals in all the central Philippines. Including murderers or rapists. The prison overseer rejects claims he's abusing the prisoners' rights by forcing them to dance so many hours a day. He says there has been not a single act of violence in more...
  • HIV cases up three times at Tihar Jail June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The number of HIV cases among the inmates of Tihar Jail in the Capital has increased three-fold in the past five years, an official report said on Thursday. In 2006, 36 inmates were found suffering from the disease as compared to 12 in 2002, Minister of State for Home...