YERWADA JAIL

  • Actor Sanjay Dutt back home for Christmas; has been granted a 14-day furlough by the Yerwada Central Jail authorities Yesterday

    Pune: Actor Sanjay Dutt has a reason to cheer this Christmas as he has been granted furlough by the Yerwada Jail. His application was sanctioned yesterday. The actor is serving a jail sentence in Yerwada Central Jail after being convicted under the Arms Act in 2013 in Mumbai bomb blast case....
  • Dilip Kumar: I was arrested and put in Yerwada jail for an anti-British speech I gave at the Air Force canteen in Pune October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was once arrested by police for his 'anti-British' views and spent a night on hunger-strike along with other 'Gandhiwalas' lodged in a prison cell. In his recent autobiography 'Dilip Kumar: The Substance and Shadow', the legendary actor recounts how his patriotic eloquence met a...
  • Sanjay Dutt gets a tearful farewell from wife Manyata and his twins as he returns to Yerwada Jail March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt Saturday left for Pune's Yerwada Jail after his parole, which was granted on the grounds of his wife Maanyata's health, came to an end. He left from his Bandra residence, accompanied by his friend Bunty Walia, Saturday afternoon. Wife Manyata and his twins Igra and Shahraan...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Sanjay Dutt returns to jail after 90-day parole March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is back in jail for his alleged connection with the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Dutt returned to Yerwada Central Jail in Pune after his 90-day parole ended on Friday, Dutt had been granted parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who is undergoing the remainder...
  • 1993 blasts: HC to hear PIL alleging special treatment to Sanjay Dutt February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday that alleged bias on the part of the Maharashtra government towards Sanjay Dutt and an abuse of discretionary powers to grant repeated parole to the actor. The move came a day after the Union Home Ministry sought a report...
  • Sanjay Dutt leaves Yerwada jail after getting 30 days parole December 21, 2013

    Pune: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Saturday left Yerwada jail in Pune as he was granted granted parole by the Pune police in the 1993 bomb blasts case. The actor was granted parole on grounds of his wife's illness. However, a controversy had arisen after media reports showed his wife Manyata...
  • Police serve liquor to Sanjay Dutt inside Yerwada jail, alleges BJP December 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council Vinod Tawde on Saturday alleged that jailed actor Sanjay Dutt was served liquor inside the jail by the policemen. Sanjay Dutt was lodged in Yerwada jail, Pune, in the 1993 boms blasts case. The actor is currently out on a 30day...
  • Manyata seen at a party as Sanjay Dutt gets parole over her ill health December 7, 2013

    Pune: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is currently lodged in Yerawada jail in Pune in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, is all set to walk out of the jail once again after being granted parole for 30 days over medical grounds. Dutt has been sanctioned 30daylong parole after he...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's 'charkha', 60 other artefacts to be auctioned in UK today November 5, 2013

    One of Mahatma Gandhi's most prized possessions, the 'charkha' he used in Yerwada Jail, will go under the hammer at a prestigious British auction house on Tuesday with the minimum bid set at 60,000 pounds. The charkha (spinning wheel) used by Gandhi while he was in the prison at Pune during...
  • Sanjay Dutt to return to Yerwada jail as his furlough ends today October 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt's furlough in the 1993 Bombay blasts case ends on Wednesday. He is expected to return to the Yerwada prison by Wednesday evening. The actor was released for a fortnight on medical grounds and was later granted another fortnight's extension. Dutt was sentenced to five years in...
  • Sanjay Dutt gets extension on leave of furlough October 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt was on Monday granted a 14day extension of his leave of furlough, jail authorities said. Dutt, who left the Yerawada prison on October 1 after being sanctioned a 14day leave of furlough, had sought further extension on medical ground. The 53yearold actor was lodged in the jail in...
  • Sanjay Dutt seeks another 14day extension of furlough from jail October 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt who was granted 14day medical leave from Yerwada Central Jail, has reportedly asked for another 14day extension. He says he needs more time for the treatment of his leg and with his family. The authorities are yet to confirm his extension. Sanjay Dutt stepped out of...
  • Sanjay Dutt gets 14day furlough for the treatment of his leg October 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt has been granted 14 days furlough for treatment of his leg. He has already left from the Yerwada prison where he is serving a 42month sentence for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. The Yerwada prison authorities have cancelled a play that Sanjay Dutt was supposed...
  • 1993 Bombay serial blasts: Sanjay Dutt applies for parole for 10 days August 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who is currently at the Yerwada central prison in Pune, has applied for a parole for 10 days. The actor is serving out the remainder of his 5 year sentence in the 1993 Bombay blasts. The 53yearold Dutt was held guilty by the TADA court in 2007...
  • 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...
  • Yerwada Jail declines home cooked food for Sanjay Dutt May 27, 2013

    Pune: Yerwada Central Jail authorities have declined permission to give actor and 1993 Bombay blasts accused Sanjay Dutt home cooked food. Prison authorities have sought clarity from TADA court on whether Dutt can be given home cooked food since jail manual does not allow for it. Prison manual states only undertrials,...
  • Bolly Buzz: Sanjay Dutt shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail May 23, 2013

    Actor Sanjay Dutt, who had surrendered in a TADA court in Mumbai on May 16 in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, was shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail on Wednesday. ...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts case: Sanjay Dutt shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail May 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who had surrendered in a TADA court in Mumbai on May 16 in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, was shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail on Wednesday. The 53yearold Bollywood star was lodged in the 'anda' cell in the Arthur Road jail after Dutt surrendered before the expiry...
  • Sanjay Dutt will be in 'anda' cell at Arthur Road jail for some time May 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt will remain in the 'anda' (eggshaped) cell in the highsecurity block at the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai for some time, a top police officer said on Monday, as authorities in Maharashtra debate whether to shift him out of Mumbai. "We will take some more time...
  • Dutt appeared restless, read religious books in jail May 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt spent his first night after returning to prison reading spiritual books even as Maharashtra Government authorities are yet to decide on keeping him at Arthur Road Central Jail in Mumbai or shifting him elsewhere. The 53yearold filmstar surrendered before TADA Court on Thursday and was...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Dutt feeling suffocated in 'Anda' cell May 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Lodged in an eggshaped highsecurity 'Anda' cell, Sanjay Dutt is feeling "suffocated" in its confines, which are generally used to house terror suspects and hardcore criminals, and the actor pleaded a TADA court on Friday to shift him to another cell as he is not a terrorist. Rizwan Merchant, counsel...
  • Sanjay Dutt likely to be shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail soon May 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt spent his first night in jail in Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail on Thursday. He is awaiting an order which decides as to which jail will he be permanently shifted to. He is most likely to be taken to Pune's Yerwada Jail in a day or two,...
  • Live: Court allows homecooked food to Sanjay Dutt in jail for a month May 16, 2013

    Mumbai: 4:27 pm: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who accompanied Sanjay Dutt to court, says, "Sanjay has surrendered in court and has asked for certain things like homecooked food and medicines. There will be a new Sanjay Dutt when he comes back from the jail. 4:16 pm: Court allows homecooked food, mattress, pillow...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Dutt to surrender in a TADA court today May 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt will finally surrender in a TADA court in Mumbai on Thursday in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Earlier he had filed an application requesting to be allowed to surrender directly at Pune's Yerwada Jail expressing fears of being chased by the media and threats from fundamentalists....
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Sanjay Dutt to surrender at TADA court May 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt will surrender at TADA court in Mumbai on Wednesday in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Dutt has withdrawn his application to surrender at Yerwada Jail in Pune which he had filed on Tuesday. Dutt's lawyer informed the court that he wants to withdraw the application. Dutt had...
  • Bollywood stands up for actor Sanjay Dutt May 15, 2013

    Huge support for Sanjay Dutt from his friends in the film industry ahead of his surrender in 1993 Bombay blasts case. ...
  • Sanjay Dutt tells TADA court he faces threat to life May 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Tuesday told a special TADA court that he faced threat to his life from fundamentalist groups. Dutt, convicted in 1993 bomb blasts case, urged the court in Mumbai to allow him to surrender before Yerwada jail in Pune instead of giving himself up before...
  • Sanjay Dutt urges court to allow him to surrender before jail May 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in 1993 bomb blasts case, on Tuesday urged a designated TADA court in Mumbai to allow him to surrender before Yerwada jail in Pune instead of giving himself up before the special court. Judge GA Sanap, hearing the actor's application, asked CBI to...
  • 26/11 victims welcome execution of Ajmal Kasab November 22, 2012

    Many breathed a sigh of relief as they heard that 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab has been hanged at Pune's Yerwada jail. The execution, which was kept a secret by the government, was welcomed by the relatives of the Mumbai terror attack victims. Remembering their loved ones who died in the...
  • President acted fast on Kasab's mercy petition: Shinde November 21, 2012

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said India had informed in advance Pakistan and the family members of Ajmal Kasab about the decision to hang the 2008 Mumbai attack terrorist but Islamabad refused to acknowledge the letter. "The External Affairs Ministry through our mission in Islamabad had informed the Pakistan government about...