“We are of the prima facie view that cases of these prisoners should have been considered under the 2018 policy as their names were not considered at that time,” the bench said.
Under the Mukta scheme, the Maharashtra government aims to release the women(who committed minor crimes) who are in custody despite bail orders, as they are not able to pay the release amounts.
The transfer of Moroccan prisoner Abdullatif Nasser could suggest President Joe Biden is making efforts to reduce the Guantanamo population, which now stands at 39
A Tokyo court sentenced American father Michael Taylor and son Peter to prison for assisting Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, in fleeing to Lebanon while on trial in Japan.
Danny Fenster was detained at Yangon International Airport on May 24 as he was trying to board a flight to go to the Detroit area in the United States to see his family.
Hours earlier, a Spanish court issued a preliminary ruling in favor of the 75-year-old tycoon's extradition to the United States to face tax-related criminal charges.
Their friends and family members had gathered outside the jail before their release.
Delhi Riot Case: Earlier in the day, the students had moved the Delhi High Court seeking forthwith release from jail saying that they had not been released even after 36 hours of obtaining a bail order.
Most of the prisoners who fled, face charges of murder and drug trafficking. An operation has been launched to nab them, police said
Syria released an Israeli citizen who entered the country illegally and Israel returned two Syrian shepherds that had entered the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights
Reciprocally, the Indian government also simultaneously shared the list of 340 Pakistani prisoners in India.
A 42-year-old woman was sent to jail for the third time in eight years after scamming her victims of more than 900,000, Singapore dollars
The 26-year old man was arrested on December 8 for allegedly stealing a mobile phone and was sent to judicial custody
Lawyers say every day around three applications are moved by relatives seeking directions to meet relatives in prisons.
'Can all these small items be denied? These are all humane considerations,' says Justice SS Shinde
The ASG said that the communication was issued on December 4 and therefore, nothing remains in the petition.
The pandemic-related unrest has been triggered by a growing number of Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka's overcrowded prisons.
Five executions lined up as new rule goes into effect on December 24
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.PTI Photo
People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.PTI Photo
Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.