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What happened on February 12: The Scream was stolen and Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested

The painting was fortunately recovered undamaged after two months, and the four perpetrators were imprisoned. Ten years after the first theft, another copy of The Scream was stolen

Published on 12th February 2022
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Odisha headmaster who sexually harassed two girls in 2015 gets one-year imprisonment 

It was back in 2015 that the headmaster, who has been sentenced to prison for a year, sexually harassed two girl students

Published on 7th January 2022
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Four days on, students who protested against exam leak stay detained in Gujarat

The ten students were protesting along with members of AAP. They have been detained at Sabarimala Central Prison

Published on 25th December 2021
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Study says 62.2% death row prisoners diagnosed with at least one mental illness 

The study was conducted on 88 death row prisoners across Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, and Madhya Pradesh

Published on 22nd October 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: How the Stanford Prison Experiment began only to end in just six days

In today's #TBT, we introduce you to the Stanford Prison Experiment, a study of prison life. An environment of oppression was created and very quickly, things went downhill. Here's how

Published on 14th August 2021
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RIP Father Stan Swamy: India's oldest political prisoner passes away an hour before bail hearing

Swamy's counsel Mihir Desai said there was negligence on the part of the Taloja prison authorities, who failed to provide immediate medical attention to the Jesuit priest

Published on 5th July 2021
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Jailed DU Prof Hany Babu may be taken to meet a specialist for his eye infection, says his wife

The Delhi University professor has been an undertrial prisoner in the Bhima Koregaon case since July 2020

Published on 12th May 2021
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Government comes up with stricter norms for social media, digital platforms such as OTTs

The norms would be applicable to offences under which an offender would be punishable with imprisonment for a term of not less than five years

Published on 25th February 2021
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Around 250 illiterate inmates of Fatehpur prison to be taught to read and write 

Efforts will be made to ensure that once they come out of prison, they are able to get some employment and join the mainstream, an official said

 

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Unzipping pants, holding minor's hand not 'sexual assault' under POCSO, Bombay HC rules

Partly allowing the appeal, the Bombay HC quashed aside the jail sentence of 5 years under the POCSO Act and modified the imprisonment as per the Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Published on 28th January 2021
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Bombay HC says groping child without skin to skin contact does not constitute sexual assault 

The appellant was acquitted of sexual assault, but sentenced to imprisonment for one year and asked to pay a fine of Rs 500

Published on 25th January 2021
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Of 2 min phone calls and three birthdays in prison: What keeps professor Shoma Sen going

Accused in the Elgar Parishad Bhima Koregaon case, Shoma Sen recently celebrated her third consecutive birthday in prison

Published on 10th August 2020
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American student released after 486 days in an Egyptian prison 

Like thousands of political prisoners in Egypt, Amashah, 24, had been held in pre-trial detention on charges of “misusing social media” and “aiding a terrorist group,” according to the Freedom Initiat

Published on 7th July 2020
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Academics send open letter seeking bail for Varavara Rao, Sudha Bharadwaj during COVID-19 crisis

The Supreme Court has already directed the state governments to consider granting bail to remand prisoners, accused of committing crimes punishable with a maximum of seven years imprisonment

Published on 31st March 2020
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Haven't spoken to parents in a month: AMU students protest against communication blackout in Kashmir  

Calling Kashmir an 'open air prison', the students pointed out reports that said nearly 40000 people between 9 to 75 years were being jailed without reason  

 

Published on 6th September 2019

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