Yerawada Jail

  • MHA seeks report from Maharashtra on repeated parole to Sanjay Dutt 24-02-2014 02:05 PM

    A week after actor Sanjay Dutt's parole was extended till March 21 in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, The Ministry of Home Affairs has now sought report from Maharashtra government on repeated parole to the actor. Earlier, Dutt's 30 day-parole was extended till February 19. The 54-year-old, who is undergoing...
  • Activists protest against one month parole to Sanjay Dutt 07-12-2013 03:21 PM

    Activists of Republican Party of India (RPI) on Saturday staged a demonstration in front of Yerawada Jail in Pune, protesting the administration's decision to release actor Sanjay Dutt on parole for a month. Dutt, convicted under the Arms Act for illegal possession of weapons in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts...
  • 1993 bomb blasts case: Sanjay Dutt granted 30 day parole 06-12-2013 07:40 PM

    Pune: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been granted parole by the Pune police in the 1993 bomb blasts case. Pune Divisional Commissioner Prabhakar Deshmush said that the actor was granted parole on grounds of his wife's illness. "He has been granted one-month parole on the recommendation made by the prison...
  • Sanjay Dutt to perform 'Lungi Dance' for inmates in Yerawada Jail 21-09-2013 02:19 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Sanjay Dutt along with 50 inmates in Pune's Yerawada Central Jail will stage a play, as part of a fundraiser programme, on September 26. The annual event, which is expected to continue for a couple of hours, has been organized by the jail authorities. Interestingly, Sanjay will...
  • Kasab hanged, Pak in denial over Saeed's role in 26/11 22-11-2012 07:38 AM

    New Delhi: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, was a red-letter day in the 26/11 chapter with convict Ajmal Kasab being hanged and buried under secrecy in Pune's Yerawada jail. However, even as Pakistan said that all terrorists should meet their logical end, it still remained in denial over the involvement of...
  • Will Kasab's hanging bring closure to the trauma of 26/11? 21-11-2012 11:11 PM

    Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, has been hanged in a top secret operation this morning. ...
  • India, Pak spar over 26/11 after Kasab's execution 21-11-2012 09:10 PM

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan on Wednesday sparred over communication about the hanging of the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks Ajmal Kasab. Immediately after the hanging was carried out in Pune, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said Indian mission in Islamabad had informed Pakistan government about...
  • No request from Kejriwal to meet Shetty: Yerawada jail 13-11-2012 08:16 PM

    Pune: Yerawada jail authorities on Tuesday said they had not received any request from activist Arvind Kejriwal to meet farmers' leader Raju Shetty at the prison. "Daily we get many requests from relatives of jail inmates (to meet them) but we have not received any such application from Arvind Kejriwal...
  • Murder convict donates kidney to save mother 23-10-2010 12:22 PM

    Pune: Lata Nelkhade's eyes fill with tears of gratitude. This kidney patient had lost all hope but she now thanks God that the court has granted her son Akash, a murder convict, parole so that he could donate her a kidney. All Lata Nelkhade can say is “May God give...
  • Murder convict escapes from Yerwada jail 17-08-2010 10:03 AM

    Pune: A 40-year-old murder convict escaped from the Yerawada jail here cutting iron grills of his barrack and jumping over the jail wall, police said on Tuesday. Balasaheb Pawar, who fled the jail premises on Monday night mocking at the security blanket, was undergoing a life sentence for murdering his...
  • Legal hurdles cleared, but Dutt won't be free today 28-11-2007 04:32 PM

    New Delhi: An elbow injury has ruled out Indian seamer Praveen Kumar from the five match ODI series against South Africa starting in Durban on Wednesday. Ishant Sharma who featured for India in the Test series againt the Proteas but was not considered for the one dayers has been named...