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Alleged female naxalilte goes on hunger strike in Byculla jail...

Angela Harish Sontakke is a 45 year old political undertrial prisoner facing charges of being a Maoist party member who has been incarcerated since April 2011. Most of this period has been spent in Byculla Jail at Mumbai. She has been ... Meri News, 1 day ago
Hunger strike kills CCTV plan for women's prison Mumbai Mirror, 23 hours ago

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SC renews hope for woman convict serving life term

Having spent 16 years in Byculla Jail, serving a life term for murder, Usha Munna Upadhyay could walk free after two judgments, including the latest from the Supreme Court, were in favour of her petition seeking an early release. Upadhyay, 50, ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Solar power delivers hot water to prisoners

MUMBAI: The Byculla Women's Prisoner authorities have tie up with a electricity agency to provide hot-water baths for ill prisoners, advised by doctors to have only warm baths. The facility is first provided to inmates of the Byculla prison and ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Women prisoners now get hot water baths in Mumbai prison  Times of India2 weeks ago

Beef ban and the death of protest

Maharashtra's beef ban has led to heated arguments on social media, but when a protest against the ban was held in Mumbai, only a few thousand people turned up. Perhaps it is easier to outrage online than join an actual protest, says Syed Firdaus Ashraf, who was at the morcha. When I read that a morcha in Mumbai would protest against the Maharashtra government's decision to ban the slaughter of bulls and oxen (cow slaughter was banned in the state in 1976), I felt I had to join the rally. As a ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Man calling missing persons kin for ransom has cops foxed

A mystery man who calls telephone numbers listed on posters of missing persons to demand ransom money from their families has been running rings around the Mumbai Police for the past two months. The caller, who has evaded elaborate police traps ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago


They were Mumbai policemen with a licence to kill. Now they want to be politicians On a warm afternoon in Mumbai, a man stands outside the Bharatiya Janata Party office, dressed in a well-ironed light blue shirt and dark trousers, his legs a ...
 Open1 month ago

Drug abuse law now covers meth

MUMBAI: The Centre has classified mephedrone as a psychotropic substance under the , 1985. Mephedrone, also called meth or meow meow, had become popular among the youth because of its low price. Mephedrone is known to have grievous health ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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