One in three people globally imprisoned without trial: Report

One in three prisoners around the world is being held without having stood trial or been…

Father Stan Swamy dies at 84

Father Stan Swamy, renowned tribal rights activist and human rights defender who was arrested in the…

Violation of fundamental right to speedy trial; SC grants bail in UAPA case

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the bail granted in Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act - UAPA…

6 years of undertrial under draconian UAPA; Activist dies in custody

Students rights activist Kanchan Nanaware, who was arrested in 2014 for her alleged Maoist links and…

India prison statistics: Muslim community has more undertrials than convicts

The latest (2019) data on prisons released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) shows that…

Kashmir: 97 prisoners, many undertrials tested positive for COVID-19

Human rights activists and politicians in Kashmir have accused the Narendra Modi Government of being "vengeful"…

One in every three under-trial prisoners in India belong to either SC or ST categories, study shows

According to the report titled ‘Criminal Justice in the Shadow of Caste’, members of the Scheduled…