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2 prisoners dig tunnel, escape from Tihar Jail

A policeman walks inside the Tihar Jail in New Delhi. Photograph: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters Two small-time burglars pulled off a near-impossible jailbreak from the high-security Tihar prisons in......

Hungry Kya? Head to Tihar Jail

Tihar Jail, South Asia's largest prison complex located in New Delhi, is today serving up delicacies -- cooked, served and operated by inmates -- and earning rave reviews. Situated on the......

Tihar inmates on hunger strike over new rule on meeting kin

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......

'In Tihar nothing happens without authorities' knowledge'

'Ram Singh was under suicide watch and such prisoners are never left alone.' 'It is impossible for him to have committed suicide,' Professor S A R Geelani, who spent several years in Tihar,......

Ram Singh's death the third suicide in Tihar in 15 mths

Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh's alleged suicide in the high-security Tihar jail, which houses over 12,000 prisoners, is the third such incident in the last 15 months. Singh, the prime accused in......

Subrata Roy back to jail as deadline for special room ends

Sahara Chief Subrata Roy may have to go back to the Tihar jail barracks as the deadline for use of the prison's conference room and other facilities for negotiating deals with prospective buyers of......

Prisoners at Tihar jail have a role in making Maruti Alto parts

A new factory has been opened in South Asia's largest prison. For eight hours a day, six days a week, inmates of Tihar Jail here gather in an airy tin-roofed shed in Jail Two to tape long strands......

Tihar jail seeks IIM-A's help for better branding of products

Tihar Prisons has joined hands with IIM-Ahmedabad to improve branding and marketing of products manufactured by inmates at its in-house factory.A team from IIM-Ahmedabad will study the branded......

Campus hiring gives prisoners a new life

Tihar jail is planning to go for a second round of campus placement interview of its eligible inmates by the end of this year. Inspired by the success of the first recruitment drive that was......

India Inc on hiring drive at Tihar jail

This is a 'campus' placement drive with a difference. The potential employees are prisoners in Tihar jail, who have received vocational and professional training while serving their terms, once......

I played the game in true spirit, says Sreesanth

Out on bail after 27 days in Tihar jail, tainted India pacer Shantakumaran Sreesanth on Tuesday said he "does not want to forget this" episode as it taught him a lot of things. "I......
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Yasin Bhatkal, aide claims threat to life in Tihar jail

Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and an aide, arrested for their alleged roles in various terror strikes in India, on Wednesday... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/yasin-bhatkal-aide-claims-threat-life-tihar-jail
Vulgarity no bar

Women living opposite Tihar complain of rude gestures by inmates when they go to the terrace or balcony little over twice as tall as the average... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/vulgarity-no-bar/article7385040.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Delhi&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
They have memorised my schedule

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The first time Disha (name changed) noticed Tihar jail inmates gesturing at her was sometime in March last... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/they-have-memorised-my-schedule/article7385032.ece?ref=tpnews
Katju

Chennai: Justice Markandey Katju, a former Supreme Court Judge, on Friday triggered a new controversy. This time on the fate of Rajiv Gandhi... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150704/nation-current-affairs/article/rajiv-gandhi-killers-should-be-pardoned-set-free-katju
Javed was told he will get Rs 20 lakh for escape

The undertrials were lodged in jail No. 7. (Source: Express photo by Amit Mehra) Faizan, the 19-year-old undertrial who escaped from Tihar Jail... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/tihar-prison-break-javed-was-told-he-will-get-rs-20-lakh-for-escape/

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