TIHAR INMATES

  • Young Tihar inmate dies in hospital, family alleges murder January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A 20-year-old inmate of Tihar jail died in wee hours on Tuesday at DDU hospital of West Delhi, with family alleging foul play in his death. Chandan Ray, who was arrested in a case of stalking, was admitted to the medical investigation room of the jail on Monday...
  • Tihar Jail inmates launch music album January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The last place you'd expect a music album to be launched is Tihar Jail. But come later this year, that's exactly what is going to happen. Tihar's inmates have become the first, worldwide to cut a commercial music album from inside a jail. A melodious voice adds to this...
  • Tihar inmates to be equipped with UIDs October 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Tihar jail inmates may soon be given Unique Identification (UID) Numbers so that they can have access to the benefits of Aadhaar scheme once they walk free. Tihar authorities have decided to ask Aadhaar officials to enroll the prisoners inside the jail premises. "If every resident of India...
  • India Inc to conduct recruitment drive in Tihar February 3, 2011

    New Delhi: In a first, top executives of India Inc will conduct a recruitment drive in Tihar jail and pick 50 inmates to be employed in their business houses. The list which includes big names like IDBI bank, Vedanata Group, Sterlite Foundation, Agarwal Packers, Jindal Steel and Flex shoes ...
  • Tihar jail photo essay: reflections of women in prison September 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Journalist Amba Batra Bakshi and photojournalist Renuka Puri spent a year researching the lives of women in Tihar Jail. The aim of the project was to tell the stories without judgement. The product of the hardwork was a photoessay that takes the viewer into the heart of Tihar...