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  • Cash is no longer king in Tihar: There’s a new boss in town Dec 25, 2022 05:00 PM IST

    Cash is no longer king in Tihar: There’s a new boss in town

    Tihar Jail is full of stories of how power and pelf bent rules this way and that. A new man now strides the corridors hoping to clean the system. But he needs to do a tightrope walk.

  • Video of jailed AAP minister Satyendar Jain meeting a Tihar jail superintendent surfaces Nov 26, 2022 10:18 AM IST

    Video of jailed AAP minister Satyendar Jain meeting a Tihar jail superintendent surfaces

    Jain, who is in the eye of a political storm over leaked videos purportedly showing him getting massages and other special facilities in the jail, has urged a court here to put a stop on CCTV camera footage of his cell being "leaked" to the media.

  • Tihar Jail superintendent suspended over alleged VIP treatment to AAP minister Satyendar Jain Nov 14, 2022 04:43 PM IST

    Tihar Jail superintendent suspended over alleged VIP treatment to AAP minister Satyendar Jain

    Last week, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) claimed in a court here that Jain was getting special treatment inside the Tihar Jail.

  • Court takes cognisance of charge sheet against Tihar jail officials in gangster Ankit Gujjar death case Oct 29, 2022 03:51 PM IST

    Court takes cognisance of charge sheet against Tihar jail officials in gangster Ankit Gujjar death case

    The CBI said that during investigation seven polycarbonate lathis having possible traces of blood were recovered from the jail.

  • For love, and for money: the con who ran his affairs from jail Sep 03, 2022 07:22 PM IST

    For love, and for money: the con who ran his affairs from jail

    When alleged conman Chandrashekhar made video calls to his victims from Tihar, they thought he was calling from his swanky office as that’s what they saw in the background.

  • Lock Kiya Jaye: Jail is hard for those with soft hands Aug 15, 2022 05:50 PM IST

    Lock Kiya Jaye: Jail is hard for those with soft hands

    The rich and mighty throw precious tantrums demanding special perks. But they realise that life here is without any trappings. And they are trapped. Some turn to god. Some try to escape, by suicide.

  • Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair released from Tihar after SC grants bail Jul 20, 2022 08:44 PM IST

    Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair released from Tihar after SC grants bail

    Zubair was arrested by the Delhi Police on June 27 for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through his tweets.

  • Who is Lawrence Bishnoi, key suspect in Sidhu Moose Wala murder May 31, 2022 09:41 AM IST

    Who is Lawrence Bishnoi, key suspect in Sidhu Moose Wala murder

    Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar, a member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang, has claimed responsibility for the murder of singer Sidhu Moose Wala.

  • Yasin Malik kept in separate cell under heavy security: Tihar jail officials May 26, 2022 03:33 PM IST

    Yasin Malik kept in separate cell under heavy security: Tihar jail officials

    Yasin Malik will also not be entitled to any parole or furlough since he is a convict in a case of terror funding, jail officials said.

  • Tihar jail prisoner attacked using barber's scissors while getting hair cut Dec 12, 2021 12:04 PM IST

    Tihar jail prisoner attacked using barber's scissors while getting hair cut

    Hari Nagar police station received information from the hospital about the victim Yogesh, who was found admitted after allegedly being assaulted by the other inmates, police said.

  • 32 Tihar prison officials found to be complicit with Unitech's jailed ex-promoters: Police Oct 13, 2021 11:04 AM IST

    32 Tihar prison officials found to be complicit with Unitech's jailed ex-promoters: Police

    New Delhi, Oct 12 The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Tuesday registered a case after 32 officials of Tihar Jail number 7 were found to be complicit wi..

  • Haryana ex-CM O P Chautala to be freed from Tihar after Delhi govt's remission order Jun 23, 2021 05:27 PM IST

    Haryana ex-CM O P Chautala to be freed from Tihar after Delhi govt's remission order

    The Delhi government passed an order on Monday granting a six-month special remission to those who have served nine-and-half years of their 10-year prison sentence to decongest jails in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Delhi violence: Pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar's bail plea rejected again Jun 05, 2020 07:37 PM IST

    Delhi violence: Pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar's bail plea rejected again

    Zargar, a MPhil student of Jamia Millia Islamia University, is 21 weeks pregnant and currently lodged in Tihar jail under judicial custody in the case.

  • Jailed Unitech directors seek daily access to lawyers via video conferencing, Delhi HC asks for Tihar Jail's response Jun 03, 2020 04:15 PM IST

    Jailed Unitech directors seek daily access to lawyers via video conferencing, Delhi HC asks for Tihar Jail's response

    Justice Vibhu Bakhru issued notice to the Tihar Jail authorities and sought their stand on Chandras' plea before the next date of hearing on June 9.

  • Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma released from Tihar Jail Jun 02, 2020 04:53 PM IST

    Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma released from Tihar Jail

    Sharma, son of former Union minister Venod Sharma, was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by the Delhi High Court in December 2006 for the murder of Jessica Lal.

  • Rape-accused in Tihar jail tested for COVID-19 after complainant tests positive May 11, 2020 10:11 PM IST

    Rape-accused in Tihar jail tested for COVID-19 after complainant tests positive

    Prison officials, who came in contact with the accused, were also tested for the virus. Their test reports are awaited.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Since March, 75,000 masks stitched by Tihar, Mandoli jail inmates Apr 04, 2020 05:59 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Since March, 75,000 masks stitched by Tihar, Mandoli jail inmates

    "The masks are being prepared at the Tihar and Mandoli jails. These masks are also being supplied to the Rohini jail. We are preparing masks majorly for our own use and are also supplying them to different organisations as per their requirement," Director General for Prisons Sandeep Goel said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Jail inmates step in to help meet mask shortage Mar 16, 2020 04:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: Jail inmates step in to help meet mask shortage

    Prisoners good at tailoring have been tasked with making cloth face masks.

  • Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail authorities move Delhi High court against stay on rapists' February 1 hanging Feb 01, 2020 05:09 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail authorities move Delhi High court against stay on rapists' February 1 hanging

    The Delhi High Court is hearing the plea now.

  • Nirbhaya convict execution: Dummy hanging in Tihar jail today Jan 31, 2020 02:35 PM IST

    Nirbhaya convict execution: Dummy hanging in Tihar jail today

    Pawan Jallad is a third-generation hangman hailing from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh

  • Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka visit Tihar jail to meet former FM Chidambaram Nov 27, 2019 08:47 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka visit Tihar jail to meet former FM Chidambaram

    The senior Congress leader was first arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on August 21 in the INX Media corruption case and was granted bail by the Supreme Court on October 22.

  • Shashi Tharoor visits Tihar jail to meet former FM Chidambaram Nov 25, 2019 09:35 AM IST

    Shashi Tharoor visits Tihar jail to meet former FM Chidambaram

    He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in the money laundering case on October 16 and is in judicial custody till November 27 under the order of a trial court.

  • Chidambaram suffers from Crohn's disease, needs immediate specialised treatment: Sources Oct 29, 2019 08:35 PM IST

    Chidambaram suffers from Crohn's disease, needs immediate specialised treatment: Sources

    On Monday, Chidambaram was brought to RML Hospital in the morning and later referred to AIIMS after he complained of stomach ache and illness. He was discharged in the night.

  • Congress chief Sonia Gandhi meets D K Shivakumar in Tihar jail, enquires about his welfare Oct 23, 2019 10:22 AM IST

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi meets D K Shivakumar in Tihar jail, enquires about his welfare

    Enforcement Directorate (ED) had arrested Shivakumar on September 3 in a money laundering case. He is lodged in Tihar jail under judicial custody.

  • Want a feel of the prison? Soon, you could book a stay at Tihar Jail Oct 11, 2019 06:27 PM IST

    Want a feel of the prison? Soon, you could book a stay at Tihar Jail

    The project at Tihar Jail will be a part of Delhi Tourism and all reservations will have to be made through their official website.