Tihar now has a woman Superintendent for men’s jail

Tihar now has a woman Superintendent for men’s jail

New Delhi: “Don’t call me a jailer” says a smiling Anju Mangla, the first woman incharge of a men’s prison in high-security Tihar jail. Two women, Kiran Bedi and Vimla Mehra, have served as DG of Tihar but it’s for the fist time that a woman has been appointed as the superintendent of a men’s […]

Tawseef returns home after 4 years of imprisonment

Tawseef returns home after 4 years of imprisonment

SOPORE: After four years of imprisonment in the Tihar Jail, Tawseef Ahmad Peer, a resident of Badambagh, Sopore, has been reunited with his family. Eldest among three sons of Syed Peer, a private school teacher, Tawseef had many dreams. He wanted to support his younger siblings by helping his father, who, in the last four […]

Tihar jail now ‘maps’ how visitors, prisoners walk

Tihar jail now ‘maps’ how visitors, prisoners walk

SRINAGAR: Tihar Jail authorities now monitor how visitors walk while meeting their incarcerated kin. Nusrat Geelani, daughter of former Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani who has been arrested on charges of sedition, said that while visiting her father she noticed “something strange”. ALSO READ: How Tihar denies dignified life to Kashmiri prisoners “I have been […]

How Tihar denies dignified life to Kashmiri prisoners

How Tihar denies dignified life to Kashmiri prisoners

Srinagar: Does the fundamental rights flee a person as he enters the prison? The Supreme Court of India answered it in negative way back in 1980, emphasizing that denying a prisoner dignified life amounts to convicting a nation, dehumanization and repudiating the world legal order. More than three-and-a half decades down the line, the apex […]

My days with Afzal Guru at Tihar Jail

My days with Afzal Guru at Tihar Jail

I was with Afzal sahab’s for nearly two-and-a half years in cell number 3 (of Tihar Jail). Currently I am in Jail No. 1, adjacent to the graves of Maqbool sahab and Afzal sahab. Though I feel proud of these martyrs, it saddens me when I realise how they were denied the final resting place […]