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.
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.
Last week, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) claimed in a court here that Jain was getting special treatment inside the Tihar Jail.
The CBI said that during investigation seven polycarbonate lathis having possible traces of blood were recovered from the 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.
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.
Zubair was arrested by the Delhi Police on June 27 for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through his tweets.
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 will also not be entitled to any parole or furlough since he is a convict in a case of terror funding, jail officials said.
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.
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..
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prison officials, who came in contact with the accused, were also tested for the virus. Their test reports are awaited.
"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.
Prisoners good at tailoring have been tasked with making cloth face masks.
The Delhi High Court is hearing the plea now.
Pawan Jallad is a third-generation hangman hailing from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh
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.
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.
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.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) had arrested Shivakumar on September 3 in a money laundering case. He is lodged in Tihar jail under judicial custody.
The project at Tihar Jail will be a part of Delhi Tourism and all reservations will have to be made through their official website.