Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicTihar Jail

Topic: Tihar Jail

‘Cops pry kids’ hands from their father’s grasp’: What families of ‘political prisoners’ face

Khalid Saifi's wife Nargis, Varavara Rao's daughter Pavana and Safoora Zargar live with constant anxiety and social stigma. Being a political prisoner or a relative of one brings little hope of justice.

2 meetings, video calls, gifts — inside story of actor Jacqueline & ‘conman’ Sukesh ‘love affair’

Sukesh Chandrashekhar allegedly got in touch with actor Jacqueline Fernandez from inside Tihar Jail in 2021 through a go-between to begin seven-month 'love affair'.

Phoolan murder, jailbreak, ‘Prithviraj’s ashes’: Life of Sher Singh Rana, coming soon as biopic

Sher Singh Rana was convicted for the 2001 murder of bandit-turned-MP Phoolan Devi in 2014. He was granted bail in 2016 by Delhi HC, after he appealed his sentence.

Tihar jail security: SC says passing of buck between MHA, Delhi govt needs to be dealt with

The direction comes after ED revealed last year in November that it unearthed a 'secret underground office' in Tihar operated by jailed ex-Unitech promoters Sanjay and Ajay Chandra

Covid centres, constant watch, doctors on duty — how crammed Delhi prisons are tackling 3rd wave 

Compulsory tests, quarantine for all new inmates, new oxygen plant installed in Tihar. A total of 99 prison inmates & 88 staffers have tested positive for Covid-19 in the third wave.

Inside Tihar, wrestler Sushil Kumar gives ‘fitness tips’ to Umar Khalid & other inmates

Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar — in prison for allegedly killing a 23-year-old after a brawl at Chhatrasal wrestling academy last May — 'offers tips but isn't training anyone'.

Landline phone, outside food, business deals: How Unitech Chandras spent last year in Tihar

A Delhi Police probe has revealed erstwhile Unitech promoters Sanjay and Ajay Chandra made thousands of personal calls to their employees and relatives from Tihar jail.

Supreme Court orders probe into collusion between jail officials & ex Unitech promoters

Chandra brothers, who are in jail since August 2017 are accused of siphoning home buyers' money. SC had asked them at the time to deposit Rs 750 crore by 31 December the same year.

Unitech ex-promoters shifted from Tihar to Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail

ED had said that erstwhile Unitech promoters Ramesh Chandra and Sanjay Chandra were operating an ‘underground’ secret office from inside Tihar jail.

SC orders probe after ED says Unitech ex-promoters were operating from inside Tihar

The court also directed that the Chandras be shifted from Tihar to Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail and Taloja jail.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, was signed earlier this month, say sources. Supplies would be fast tracked as per Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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