Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicTihar Jail

Topic: Tihar Jail

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.

Parole, furlough, remission: All give relief to convicts, but this is how they’re different

Supreme Court expressed concern over convicts languishing in jail despite being entitled to remission of sentences while hearing a case of a murder convict jumping furlough.

After high protein diet demand, Sushil Kumar now seeks TV for wrestling updates

Kumar is currently lodged in Tihar jail under judicial custody as the prime accused in the Sagar Dhankar murder case.

Former Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala released from Tihar Jail

Chautala was serving a 10-year prison term in a teacher recruitment scam case. He was released under the Delhi government order to decongest jails in view of the Covid pandemic.

Out on Covid parole, 65% undertrials in Delhi absconding, many returned to crime

At least 180 inmates released on emergency parole went back to committing crime and were re-arrested in cases of robbery, snatching and theft.

Cases rise but over 87% inmates in Delhi’s prisons can’t get Covid shot. Age is the culprit

Currently, the Delhi government has only approved vaccination for jail inmates above the age of 45. Prison authorities have written to the AAP government to extend it to those between 18-44 years.

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

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Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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