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Serving time with mum, behind high walls

Over two dozen kids are growing inside up Byculla Women's prison as their mothers, including many foreigners, await trial. Officials attribute absence of caretakers, unwilling relatives to this state of affairs When a heavily pregnant Diana ... DNA India, 3 weeks ago

Social group bails out petty criminals

When Waheeda Mastan Shaikh came out of Kalyan jail last month, the first thing she asked her brother was about her "benefactor". "I wanted to thank the organization which paid my bail amount (Rs 15,000) and got me released. My husband abandoned me ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Jam-packed Arthur Road prison condition dismal, admits state

MUMBAI: In a stark admission, the state government told the Bombay HC on Monday that conditions at the Arthur Road jail are very bad due to overcrowding of inmates. Prosecutor Poornima Kantharia informed a division bench of Justice V M Kanade and ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Climbing towers for justice - Sapna Perreira does it again

Mumbai, May 29 (Mid-day) : Sapna Perreira, a woman in her early 50s, climbed her way up a hoarding tower near Byculla bridge yesterday, this time to arm-twist the police into taking action in an ongoing property dispute she is embroiled in. Perreira ...
 Daijiworldcom1 month ago Mumbai woman climbs on 70ft commercial hoardings, threatens to jump  Times of India1 month ago

Strange obsessions: The red and white code

The red and white code The Sevenraj family lives in a huge gated apartment complex quite close to Bangalore's central business district. At the gate, one has to only mention the flat number, and the security guard chimes in helpfully, 'Oh so you ...
 Times of India3 hours ago Strange obsessions  Times of India4 days ago
Pune Mirror

Art, no bar!

By: Sandip Dighe Serving a life sentence for the murder of his wife does not seem to have deterred this inmate of the Yerwada Open Jail, some of whose 1,000 pieces of art drawn in the lock-up decorate prison premises. Now, he aspires to take a ...
 Pune Mirror2 days ago
Hindustan Times

Life is hell for women inmates of two Mumbai jails

Some 1,000 women jailed in a space meant for 150, each making do with one bar of soap to bathe and to wash clothes for a whole month. Their children grow up knowing little about the outside world, unable to recognise even cats and dogs. This is ...
 Hindustan Times5 days ago

For kids of inmates, barbed wires replace jump ropes

There are 22 children under six who live at the Byculla prison with their mothers, all undertrials. All of them have seen inmates come and go. They watch as ugly fights break out around them. They know sparse rooms and dingy beds. But few have ever ...
 Hindustan Times5 days ago For kids of inmates barbed wires replace jump ropes  Hindustan Times5 days ago
Mid Day

Rescued from brothels, 172 Bangladeshi girls are waiting to go home

For the last 15 months, Neeta (all names changed to protect identity) has been eagerly waiting to go back home — to Dhaka, in her motherland Bangladesh. Neeta, Durang and Sanjana Her eyes scan every person who approaches her, in hope that ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

ATS files charge sheet against Bhatkal, aide

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Monday filed the second supplementary charge sheet in the July 13, 2011 triple blasts in the city. The 542-page charge sheet has been filed against mastermind Yasin Bhatkal alias Mohammed Ahmed ...
 The Gulf Today1 month ago
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