An inmate at Delhi’s Tihar jail died by suicide on Monday hours after he was convicted by a court in a robbery case.
Five prisoners at the high-security Tihar Jail in the national capital have died in the past eight days, according to several news agencies.
about the country's most criticized draconian law including the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The former leader of the banned Students' Islamic Movement of India Danish who had been on the run for the last 19 years was arrested under grave charges in December 2020. Danish wrote several books on caste, society, and religion. This letter, accessed from the jailed leader's family talks about draconian laws and their abuses.
Sharjeel Imam, a well known and recognised name, forebearer of anti-CAA/NRC protest is more than just a political name, he often escapes many gazes for his political aura. It is necessary to remark that he is a terrific scholar of critical attributes who led a movement against CAA/NRC that marked its footprint on the walls of history.
Prominent youth activist Umar Khalid who is undergoing judicial custody in Delhi pogrom conspiracy case under draconian UAPA charges, has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Tihar jail on Saturday.
A Delhi court has called for an enquiry after a Muslim undertrial person was branded with an Om symbol, allegedly by a Tihar jail superintendent.