VIMLA MEHRA

  • Tihar Jail inmates go on hunger strike over new rule on meeting kin February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 50 inmates of Tihar Jail have gone on a hunger strike against a recent guideline by prison authorities which allows them to meet their relatives only once a week instead of the two times which was the norm before. As per fresh guidelines issued by Tihar Jail...
  • Tihar Jail sets up its own blanket making unit in the prison complex August 2, 2013

    The country's largest Tihar Jail has set up its own blanket making unit in the prison complex, adding to its manufacturing activities under brand 'TJ'. "The aim of establishing this unit is to direct prisoners' attention towards creativity so that they spend their time in positive manner. At the same...
  • Tihar prison chief preparing 'blueprint' to plug loopholes March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Under attack for security lapses following alleged suicide of the prime accused in December 16 gangrape case, Tihar Director General Vimla Mehra is preparing a "blueprint" to improve overall functioning of the prison including to plug loopholes in its surveillance system. Mehra on Sunday met Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit...
  • Ram Singh's suicide: Probe will look into all facts, says Tihar jail March 11, 2013

    Vimla Mehra, DG Prisons, Tihar jail refused to comment on the incident and said it would be premature to disclose anything related to the case. ...