Delhi High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Supreme Court has issued directions to each State Government to set up a designated Committee, which has its focus on taking steps for setting up new jails, expanding the existing facilities in the jails, and providing facilities to the inmates using technology.

COVID Parole
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that the undertrial prisoners/convicts were not released on merits but were released only to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus among prisoners in over-crowded prisons.

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Bombay High Court: A Full Bench of Dipankar Datta, CJ and R.K. Deshpande and Sunil B. Shukre, JJ., answered the question referred

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: Considering the dire need for prison reform, the bench of Madan B. Lokur and R.K. Agrawal, JJ said that prisoners,

Tribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

Central Information Commission (CIC): While reiterating that it is the constitutional responsibility and statutory obligation of the Governments to review each case of

Supreme Court

Supreme Court: Considering the fact that a large number of undertrial prisoners housed in the prisons, the 3-judge bench of R.M. Lodha,