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International Cases

Global power play spills into Russian court(19.04.2016)

Russia’s Constitutional Court ruled against acceding to a European Court of Human Rights denouncement against Russian law that prohibits prisoners fro.....

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Top Story

Cabinet approves Special Remission Scheme for prisoners(18.07.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister grants Special Remission to Prisoners as part of Commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma G.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Accession to the Council of Europe Convention on Transfer of Sentenced Persons(05.11.2015)

The Union Cabinet has approved formally requesting the Council of Europe for India’s accession to the ‘Council of Europe Convention on the Transfer of.....

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Judgments

State Government Obliged To Provide Medical Treatment To Prisoners In Need(18.06.2018)

By way of this writ petition filed under Article 226 of Constitution of India, prayer has been made on behalf of petitioner seeking his release on par.....

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News

Supreme Court Moots Framing of a Pragmatic Policy for Children of Women Prisoners(06.08.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed concern about the children of women prisoners and has also suggested framing of a pragmatic policy for looking after such .....

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Supreme Court Moots Framing of a Pragmatic Policy for Children of Women Prisoners(06.08.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed concern about the children of women prisoners and has also suggested framing of a pragmatic policy for looking after such .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: SC Order for Release of Prisoners Not to Mean Compulsory Release(21.04.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has clarified that the Supreme Court's order dated 23rd March, 2020 for release of prisoners is not to be interpreted so.....

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Bombay HC Directs High Power Committee to Discuss Discriminatory Release of Prisoners(27.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the high power committee constituted by the State Government to decide whether the distinction made between prisoners/u.....

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Supreme Court: Magistrate’s Order Not Necessary to Obtain Accused’s Fingerprint Specimen(03.07.2018)

Supreme Court has held that a police officer need not obtain an order from a Magistrate for obtaining a specimen of fingerprints of the accused under .....

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SC Directs States and UTs to Make Safe Transit of Prisoners Released During National Lockdown(08.04.2020)

Supreme Court of India has directed all States and Union Territories to ensure that prisoners who have been released from jails are provided safe tran.....

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Delhi HC Allows Release of Under Trial Prisoners on Bail Upon Furnishing of Personal Bond(13.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has agreed with the decision of the High Powered Committee to do away with sureties and release the under trial prisoners on bail upo.....

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Rajasthan HC Allows to Waive Condition of Two Sureties for Release of Prisoners(13.04.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has waived the condition of furnishing two surety bonds by each inmate for their release on parole, considering these "peculiar c.....

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Madras HC Stresses Need to Codify Prisoners’ Rights(22.06.2016)

Madras HC has stressed need for legislature to codify the rights of prisoners after observing that they were also human beings and “crime does not red.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Validity of Provision Prohibiting Prisoners from Voting in Elections(16.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to declare Section 62(5) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 which prohibits prisoners from voting in elections.....

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Madras HC Seeks List of Prisoners Lodged in Jails outside their States(22.08.2016)

Madras HC, while seeking to offer succour to prisoners lodged in jails outside their home states and suffering due to language barrier, has directed a.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Entertain PIL for Premature Release of Old Aged Prisoners(11.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a PIL seeking premature release of old aged and infirm prisoners in terms of recommendations made by Mulla C.....

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Delhi HC Asks Why There Is a Cut In Prisoners' Salary(13.09.2018)

Delhi high court has questioned the Tihar Jail authorities’ decision to deduct 25 per cent of the prisoners’ salary for victim compensation fund, sayi.....

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Bombay HC: Prisoners Cannot Claim a Right to Strike(13.09.2016)

Bombay HC, while approving transfer of several prisoners, after they staged a hunger strike, demanding better food, easier parole and furlough guideli.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Release Prisoner Whose Residence was in Notified Containment Zone(07.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to release a prisoner as his residence fell in the notified containment zone in Delhi.

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Delhi HC Extends Interim Bail Granted to Undertrial Prisoners for 45 Days(11.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has extended the interim bail granted to Under Trial Prisoners (UTP) for 45 days in light of the continuing COVID19 pandemic on the r.....

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Basic Amenities Must be Provided to Prisoners: Madras High Court(06.11.2018)

Madras High Court has made it clear that the State is bound to provide water, medical care, clothing and other basic amenities to the prisoners.

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Bombay HC Refuses to Quash Decision Classifying Categories of Prisoners for Temporary Release(07.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has refused to quash the decision of the High Power Committee constituted by the State for decongestion of prisons due to the threat.....

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Madras HC Expresses Concern on Allowing Prisoners to Keep Children with Them(29.09.2016)

Madras HC has impressed upon the need for Judicial Magistrates to desist from passing orders in a “mechanical fashion” permitting prisoners to keep ch.....

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Delhi HC Directs DG (Prisons) to Conduct Inquiry and Submit Report on Release of Prisoners(22.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Director General (Prisons) to conduct an inquiry as to on how many occasions were the prisoner not released within 2.....

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Allahabad HC Grants Bail To Under Trial In Jail for Over 11 Years(13.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court has granted bail to an under trial prisoner who has been in jail for over 11 years regarding an attempt to murder case. The court.....

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Delhi HC: Fairness Assured by Article 21 Would Receive Jolt If Period of Deprivation Becomes Long(13.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that if the period of deprivation pending trial or disposal of criminal appeal becomes unduly long, the fairness assured by.....

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Allahabad HC Grants Bail To Undertrial In Jail for Over 11 Years(13.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court has granted bail to an undertrial prisoner who has been in jail for over 11 years regarding an attempt to murder case. The court .....

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Rajasthan HC Says ‘No Special Treatment to VIP Prisoners’(24.10.2016)

Rajasthan High Court has directed State Government that no special treatment should be provided to VIP prisoners, and has asked Government to file tot.....

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Delhi HC Turns Down Ailing Undertrial Prisoner’s Plea to Wear Jeans, Sports Shoes in Jail(03.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has refused to allow an ailing undertrial prisoner to wear jeans and sports shoes in jail, asserting that his fundamental rights are .....

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SC Upholds Categorization of Prisoners for Temporary Release Due to Covid-19(23.09.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed the National Alliance for People's Movements plea challenging the decision of the High Power Committee in Maharashtra to c.....

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Rajasthan HC Asks State to Ensure Lack of Discrimination While Assigning Menial Jobs to Prisoners(21.12.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has asked the State Government to ensure that the prisoners are not forced to indulge in menial jobs like cleaning toilets etc. m.....

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Delhi HC Clarifies That Distinction Can’t be Made Between Prisoners on Parole by Jail or Court(16.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has clarified that no distinction can be created between prisoners who were released on parole by the jail authorities and those who .....

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Delhi HC Agrees to Extend Interim Bail of Prisoners Released to Decongest Prisons(11.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has agreed to extend for 30 more days the interim bail granted to prisoners to decongest jails in light of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Delhi HC: Give Prisoners Choice Between Video Conferencing & Physical Appearance(24.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked Director General Prisons, Delhi, while hearing a petition filed by Pinjra Tod activists Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita.....

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Delhi HC Directs Filing of Status Report in Alleged Murder of 23-Year Old Undertrial Prisoner(25.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to file a status report within 3 days in a compensation petition on the alleged murder of a 23-year old.....

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SC Refuses to Extend Bail of Prisoners Released to Decongest Prisons During Covid-19(02.03.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to extend the bail of the prisoners who were released last year to decongest jails in Delhi due to the outbreak of Covid-19 .....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Details on Prisoners Who are Liable to be Released(18.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought details from the State Government as to the number of prisoners who are lodged in jails in Assam who are liable to be re.....

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Delhi HC Directs Government to Seek Instructions on Computer Facility for Under-Trial Prisoners(14.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi government to seek instructions on prayers for computer, internet facility with limited website access, and physic.....

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Madras HC Orders State to Prepare Prisoners’ Rights Handbook(06.01.2023)

Madras High Court while directing State and Prison Department for creating a better prison environment and prison culture, has ordered for preparation.....

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Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners Unconstitutional: Madras HC(07.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that Rule 481 of Tamil Nadu Prison Rules, 1983 is unconstitutional to the extent it provides for deduction of 50% of the wa.....

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Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners Unconstitutional: Madras HC(08.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that Rule 481 of Tamil Nadu Prison Rules, 1983 is unconstitutional to extent it provides for deduction of 50% of the wages .....

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SC Extends Time to Surrender for Chhattisgarh Prisoners Released on Interim Bail/Parole(31.12.2020)

Supreme Court has extended the time to surrender for prisoners in Chhattisgarh who were released on interim bail or parole as per the directions of th.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State Government to Hand Over Terminally Ill Prisoners to Next of Kins(11.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed State Government to hand over Terminally Ill Prisoners identified by it in its affidavit dated 09th October, 2020 to .....

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Delhi HC Directs 3499 Undertrial Prisoners to Surrender Before Jail Superintendents(08.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed all 3499 undertrial prisoners who were granted interim bails on the recommendations of the High Powered Committee, to su.....

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P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Enforcement of Prisoner’s Conjugal Rights(19.03.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued notice to the State of Haryana seeking response of the State regarding enforcement of rights to have matrimonia.....

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Madras HC to State: Ensure Prisoners Can Access Kiosks in Their Own Language(16.01.2023)

Madras High Court has directed State to set up Kiosks inside prisons which will enable the prisoners to know the status of their cases.

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AP HC Directs All Convicts and Under Trial Prisoners to be Released on Interim Bail(31.05.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed that all convicts and under trial prisoners to be released on interim bail of 90 days who were readmitted to pr.....

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SC: Constitution of HPC Not to Stand in Way of Remission Boards Considering Remission of Prisoners(02.06.2021)

Supreme Court has clarified that the constitution of High-Powered Committees in State Governments to de-congest prisons will not stand in the way of r.....

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SC to Prisoners Released on Covid-19 Parole: Surrender Within 15 Days(24.03.2023)

Supreme Court has directed that all hose undertrial prisoners and convicts who have been released on emergency parole pursuant to recommendations of H.....

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Madras High Court: Conversations Between a Prisoner and Spouse Should be Unmonitored(29.05.2019)

Madras High Court has held that the conversations between a prisoner and spouse should be unmonitored in recognition of the conjugal rights of prisone.....

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SC to UP Govt.: Decide Plea for Remission Within 3 Months of Prisoner Becoming Eligible(07.02.2023)

Supreme Court while issuing slew of directions to institutionalize the process of pre-mature release of prisoners, has directed UP Government to dispo.....

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Del. HC: Prisoners Have Right to Compensation for Work Related Injuries Suffered in Jail(20.02.2023)

Delhi High Court while issuing guidelines for cases where an inmate or convict sustains work related injuries in prison has observed that justice for .....

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Supreme Court Seeks Status Report on Foreign Prisoners From Centre(04.05.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to file a report on latest status of foreign nationals, including those from Pakistan, languishing in jails after havin.....

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MP HC: Need to Decongest Prisons Housing Double the Number of Their Capacity(12.05.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that in view of the fact that all the Jails in Madhya Pradesh are presently housing prisoners almost double the.....

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Orissa HC Seeks Status Report on Release of Prisoners Unable to Avail Bail(17.05.2021)

Orissa High Court has sought a status report by 31st May, 2021 from the State Government on the release of prisoners, who are languishing in jails and.....

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Gujarat High Court Directs Covid Testing of Prisoners Whose Bail Pleas are Allowed(27.04.2021)

Gujarat High Court has directed that prisoners, whose bail pleas are allowed, should be made to undergo the Covid-19 Test, stating that it is only in .....

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Del HC: Decision to Limit No. of Visits by Family/Legal Advisors With Prisoners Not Arbitrary(21.02.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that Delhi Government's decision to restrict the total number of visits by family members, relatives, friends and legal advi.....

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JKL HC: Only Court has Power to Transfer Undertrial Prisoner from One Jail to Another(01.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that power to remand or transfer of an undertrial prisoner from one jail to another is to be exercise.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Plea for Interim Release of Non-Heinous Crimes' Prisoners(29.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government, the police and prison authorities on a plea by one Shobh.....

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Madras HC Directs Family Members of Remand Prisoner to Receive Body for Last Rites(30.04.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the family members of Muthu Mano, a remand prisoner who was killed inside Palayamkottai Central Prison, to receive the .....

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Madras High Court : Only IG of Prisons Entitled to Transfer Prisoners(09.11.2015)

Madras High Court has held that a remand prisoner can be transferred from one prison to another only on the basis of a written order passed by Inspect.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report from DSLSA on Women Undertrial Prisoners(08.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has irked over condition of women undertrial prisoners who are still suffering in jails despite undergoing detention for half of thei.....

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Mumbai Court: Nude Strip Searching of Undertrial Prisoner Violates Right to Privacy(17.04.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that right to avail appropriate remedy under law can’t be construed as obstruction in course o.....

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Mumbai Court: Nude Strip Searching of Undertrial Prisoner Violates Right to Privacy(17.04.2023)

Mumbai Court has while directing Mumbai Central Prison authorities to use scanners and electronic gadgets to conduct personal searches of Undertrial P.....

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Delhi High Court: Why Women Prisoners Denied Benefits?(05.09.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought responses from Delhi government, Lieutenant Governor (L-G) and Director General of Prisons as to why women prisoners are b.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report on Impact of Extension of Interim Orders on Undertrial Prisoners(20.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought status report from the Delhi Government on the impact of extension of interim orders, and interim bails granted to the und.....

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Chhattisgarh High Court Seeks Data of Prisoners Not Released Despite Supreme Court's Direction(21.07.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has directed the State Government and State Legal Service Authority (SLSA) to provide data of all such prisoners who were not .....

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Delhi HC Transfers CBI Investigation into Allegation of Killing of Undertrial Prisoner in Tihar Jail(22.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has transferred to Central Bureau of Investigation the investigation into alleged killing of an undertrial prisoner by jail officers .....

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SC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Release of Prisoners Lodged in Agra Jail(02.07.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a plea seeking the release of 13 prisoners who have been lodged in Agra Jail for periods ranging from 14 to 22 year.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Immediate Covid-19 Vaccination Drive for Prisoners(05.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation seeking Covid-19 vaccination drive for prisoners across the State on an urgent .....

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Chhattisgarh HC: Under Trial Prisoners in Cases of Anti-National Activities Not Entitled to Release(12.07.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has observed that the under trial prisoners who are facing trial for offences investigated by specialized agencies, cases invo.....

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SC: Prisoner is Entitled to be Treated With Dignity and Sympathy(08.02.2016)

SC has said that prisoner is entitled to be treated with dignity,sympathy and directed Undertrial Review Committee to see that undertrial prisoners ar.....

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Delhi HC Issues Directions to Ensure Custody of Undertrial Prisoner Not Extended Mechanically(20.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued slew of directions to ensure that the custody of an undertrial is not extended mechanically in view of sec. 167(2) of the .....

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Delhi HC Passes Direction for Protecting Mental Health of Prisoners(09.08.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that while imprisonment restricts the right to liberty, it does not restrict the human rights of convicts, has issued.....

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P&H High Court Issues Directions To Ensure Proper Functioning Of Prisons(04.11.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has passed mandatory directions to ensure that the prisons in the state function properly and that humane living conditi.....

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Bombay HC Directs Shifting of Terminally Ill Undertrial Prisoner in Naxal Blast Case(09.09.2021)

Bombay High Court has allowed a terminally ill prison inmate suffering from stage four cancer to take palliative care or pain management at a hospice .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Prisoner Cannot be Deprived of Attending Important Family Event(01.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a prisoner cannot be deprived of attending an important family event owing to the reason that immediat.....

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Delhi HC Asks HPC to Clarify Whether Guidelines Can be Applied to Under Trial Prisoners(01.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked its High Powered Committee to clarify as to whether the guidelines issued this year can be applied to under trial prisoners.....

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Ker. HC: Prisoner has Same Right to Study as Person Outside Jail(07.11.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that a prisoner has as much a right to pursue study as a person free from the confines of jail, has held that ensuri.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice to UP, 42 Jail Officials(14.07.2016)

Allahabad HC has issued notices to 42 jail officials who were posted at Pilibhit district jail in 1994 and who had been found guilty and named in char.....

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court to State Govt: Provide Facilities to Prisoners as per SC Directions(27.12.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked the State Government to provide all facilities to prisoners in Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladak.....

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Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Voting Rights for Prisoners(13.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking voting rights for prisoners, stating that statutory rights are subject to restrict.....

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Bombay HC Reduces Punishment of Prisoner who Overstayed Furlough(26.09.2016)

Bombay HC has reduced punishment of a prisoner who overstayed for 93 days, the period of furlough leave granted to him as his wife was unwell, citing .....

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SC Issues Notice to State of Uttar Pradesh on Applicability of New Policy on Release of Prisoners(06.12.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the State of Uttar Pradesh on the issue whether the cases of those prisoners serving life-sentence which were requi.....

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State Obliged to Provide Medical Treatment to Inmates/Prisoners in Need: Bombay High Court(20.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that it is the duty of the state to provide free medical assistance to any inmate or prisoner.

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SC Directs Government to Free Prisoners on Bail/Parole(24.03.2020)

Supreme Court has ordered all States and Union Territories to take steps to release those convicts and undertrials on parole or bail who have not been.....

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