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Tihar Jail: Prison centre in Delhi, India
Tihar Prisons, also called Tihar Jail and Tihar Ashram, is prison complex in India and the largest complex of prisons in South Asia. Run by Department of Delhi Prisons, Government of Delhi, the prison contains nine central prisons, and is one of the two prison complexes in Delhi, along with a district prison at Rohini Prison Complex. It is located in Tihar village, approximately 3 km from Janakpuri, to the west of New Delhi, India. The surrounding area is called Hari Nagar.

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Delhi: Human trafficker Sonu Punjaban attempts suicide in Tihar Jail, admitted to hospital

The court is yet to pronounce a sentence for her.
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Tihar prisoner stabs to death fellow inmate to avenge sister's rape

The deceased was accused in a rape case of the minor sister of the alleged killer. The girl reportedly committed suicide after her rape.
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Kashmiri bar leader detained and kept in Tihar seeks summer clothing from SC


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Need time and space to get health, life in order: Jamia student Safoora Zargar after her release

Jamia Millia Islamia University student Safoora Zargar, who was released from Tihar Jail after being lodged there for nearly two months, on Thursday said she needed time and space to get her health and..
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Watch: Tihar prisoner exposes mobile phone racket in jail, makes video

The prisoner shows three mobile phones in the video and accuses the jail authorities of smuggling in the devices.
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Tihar Jail orders coronavirus test for rape-accused after victim tests positive for COVID-19; prison on high alert

Several other inmates in Tihar Jail might currently be facing a potential risk of contamination.
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Woman accused of killing in-laws commits suicide in Tihar jail

The woman and her husband were arrested for killing his parents last week.
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Tihar to release 3,000 inmates to congest prison amid coronavirus outbreak

The decision was taken after the Delhi government told the High Court it has decided to decongest the prison to check the spread of coronavirus.
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Hangings, controversies, high-profile inmates -Tihar has seen it all in 62 years

From a central jail that could lodge only 1,273 prisoners to becoming south Asia's largest prison complex with 17,500 inmates, Tihar Jail has come a long way. Friday's hanging of the four Nirbhaya case..
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Hanging day closer, Akshay still waits for ‘last meeting’

The family members of three Nirbhaya convicts have already had their “last meeting”, when they were allowed to meet in a closed room and touch each other. However, Akshay Thakur’s family is yet..
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Nirbhaya: Tihar asks hangman to report 3 days ahead of execution

The four convicts -- Mukesh Kumar Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) -- are to be hanged together at 5.30 am on Friday, according to an order by a Delhi court..
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Nirbhaya case: Two convicts seek stay on hanging, court asks Tihar to respond by Monday

Akshay Singh and Pawan Kumar Gupta have moved the court to stay the execution scheduled for March 3.
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Nirbhaya case: Akshay, Vinay to meet family for last time; Tihar jail sends for hangman

The four convicts on death row are Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta, and Akshay Thakur.
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Nirbhaya case: Death row convict Vinay Sharma attempts to hurt himself in Tihar Jail

Sources said Vinay tried to injure himself in order to delay his hanging scheduled on March 3.
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Match-fixing: Delhi HC sends Sanjeev Chawla to Tihar Jail till further orders


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Nirbhaya case: Tihar authorities move court for fresh death warrants, Court seeks convicts response


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Nirbhaya case: Tihar authorities to move Patiala House Court for execution date of convicts


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Nirbhaya case: Dummy execution of four convicts performed in Tihar


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Nirbhaya case: Court says no further directions required to supply documents to convicts

Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Jain said the convicts' lawyer can take pictures of the relevant documents, notebook and paintings or sketches from the Tihar jail authorities. The court noted that..
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Nirbhaya case: Court rejects convicts' plea seeking documents from Tihar Jail

Judge AK Jain said that no further directions are required as all the documents and all the documents that were sought have been provided by the authorities.
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Tihar jail requests services of hangman Pawan for Nirbhaya convicts' execution: Official


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'Will visit Jama Masjid on Friday': Aazad released from Tihar Jail, vows to continue anti-CAA stir

Aazad was granted conditional bail by a Tis Hazari Court on Wednesday and was released on Thursday.
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Tihar Jail conducts dummy execution ahead of scheduled hanging of Nirbhaya rapists on Jan 22

The hanging of four convicts is scheduled for 7 am on January 22. The death warrants against them were issued against them by a Delhi court earlier this month.
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All 4 convicts in Nirbhaya gangrape-murder case to be hanged on Jan 22 at 7 am in Tihar jail


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Nirbhaya convicts to be executed in Jail No 3; Tihar to approach Meerut hangman

The four convicts in the Nirbhaya case will be executed in Jail No 3, a senior Tihar Jail official said on Tuesday, hours after a Delhi court issued death warrants against them and declared that they..
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Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail seeks hangman for execution, writes to UP prisons to provide one

There are no hangmen in Tihar jail, where the convicts are lodged.
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Court issues death warrant for all 4 Nirbhaya case convicts

Four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya Gang rape and murder case will be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in Tihar jail, a Delhi court said on Tuesday. The court said the convicts can use their legal remedies..
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AgustaWestland case: Court to hear next month Michel's plea on entry of ED, CBI into Tihar

Christian Michel is currently lodged in Delhi's Tihar Jail in connection with Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. While the CBI is probing his alleged role as a 'middleman' in the deal,..
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Anti-CAA Protests Live: Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad sent to 14-day judicial custody, taken to Tihar

Protests continue across the country.
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Nirbhaya case: Ready to hang convicts, says hangman Pawan

The Tihar jail authorities reportedly also contacted Buxar jail in Bihar, ordering 10 new ropes to commence preparations for the hanging.v
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Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail seeks services of hangman from Meerut amid rumours of hanging convicts, say sources

According to sources, the Uttar Pradesh authorities stated that they received a letter regarding the same soon after Pawan Gupta was shifted from Mandoli jail.
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Nirbhaya rape case: Convicts shifted to Tihar jail, likely to be hanged soon

Nirbhaya rape case convicts shifted to Tihar jail.
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P Chidambaram walks out of jail after 106 days, SC says bail is the rule

Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram walked out of Tihar Jail on Wednesday after SC granted him bail in the money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate. The court has barred him..
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'Not a single charge framed against me': P Chidambaram walks out of Delhi's Tihar jail after 106 days in custody

The Supreme Court has granted him bail in the INX Media money laundering case registered by the Enforcement Directorate.
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INX Media case: Chidambaram walks out of jail, says 'not a single charge framed against me'

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was released from Tihar jail on Wednesday night after over 100 days in the prison. Several Congress workers greeted the former Union minister after he stepped out..
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Rahul, Priyanka visit Tihar jail to meet Chidambaram

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra visited the Tihar jail here on Wednesday to meet former finance minister P Chidambaram.
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INX Media case: ED grills P Chidambaram in Tihar

A senior ED official said that a team has gone there to question Chidambaram and also to confront him with some documents. The financial probe agency's action comes a day after a Special CBI Court..
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ED visits Tihar jail to interrogate P Chidambaram in INX Media case


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Court allows ED to quiz P Chidambaram in Tihar today and tomorrow


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INX Media case: Delhi court allows ED to quiz Chidambaram in Tihar on Nov 22, 23


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AgustaWestland case: CBI to file chargesheet soon, seeks more time to reply on Christian Michel's bail plea

Michel was extradited from Dubai last year, and is currently in Tihar Jail in connection with the Agusta Westland case.
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P Chidambaram hits out at PM over his remarks in Bangkok

Chidambaram, who is currently lodged in Tihar jail for alleged corruption in the INX Media case, said the prime minister should have said that unemployment has also risen and there are signs that new..
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Delhi HC defers Chidambaram's regular bail plea due to lawyers' strike

The Delhi High Court Bar Association took the decision to show solidarity with the lawyers who sustained injuries during their clashes with the Delhi Police at the court complex on Saturday. The bail..
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VVIP chopper case: Court allows ED to interrogate alleged middleman Christian Michel in Tihar


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Chidambaram fine, need not be hospitalised as per AIIMS report: SG Tushar Mehta to Delhi HC

Justice Suresh Kait, who was hearing Chidambaram's interim bail plea, directed the Tihar jail superintendent to provide clean and hygienic surrounding to the politician and also home-cooked food,..
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Court denies ED’s plea for one more day of Chidambaram’s custody, sends him back to Tihar

P Chidambaram was sent back to Tihar Jail on Wednesday after a special court dismissed the ED’s plea seeking one more day of his custody in the INX Media money laundering case. Chidambaram was first..
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INX case: Delhi court sends P Chidambaram to judicial custody till November 13

A Delhi court on Wednesday sent former finance minister P Chidambaram to judicial custody till November 13 in the INX Media money laundering case. The court dismissed ED's plea for one day custodial..
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Corruption washing machine,' Priyanka Gandhi tweets after Ajay Chautala granted furlough

"Akhil Bhartiya corruption washing machine is on!" Gandhi said in a tweet citing a news report of the furlough. Earlier today, Tihar Jail Director-General announced that Jannayak Janta Party (JJP)..
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Dushyant’s father Ajay Chautala granted furlough for two weeks

JJP leader Ajay Chautala has been granted furlough and is expected to be out by today evening or Sunday morning, said DG Tihar Jail. Chautala has been granted furlough for two weeks. JJP president..
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Sonia Gandhi goes to Tihar jail to meet DK Shivakumar


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