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About 13 results for "byculla jail"

"If you believe in something, be ready to go to jail for it" -...

People used to come, smoke their chillums here and then go to Titos for their food and then back here again. It was wonderful. This is not how interviews are supposed to go, especially not with a lawyer. Most lawyers, one can safely presume, are ... Bar & Bench, 1 month ago

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 India2 months ago
Mid Day

Forget Mumbai, BMC can't remove illegal posters from its own building

The BMC, it seems, can't even keep its own house clean. Illegal hoardings and banners an exercise in self-promotion by political parties had become such an eyesore last year that the Bombay High Court had to intervene and ask the BMC not just to ...
 Mid Day1 week ago
Pune Mirror

Mumbai builder offers Rs 800 cr for Sahara's 265-acre plot in Vasai

Even as Subrata Roy is in talks to sell his international assets, the Sahara Group has started attempts to sell its properties closer home. The group is in talks with buyers for its 265-acre land parcel in Vasai. Sources said a Mumbai-based ...
 Mumbai Mirror2 weeks ago

I keep working, to try and forget

Leonard Valdaris Just as in an apartment in Reay Road, the happiness seems to have been sucked out of another home nearly 4,000 km away — in Malaysia. But while one family takes its fight to court, another struggles for answers — the gulf in ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Indian Express

Beggars can be choosers, if govt gets its Act together

The 2011 Census of India just counted 2,275 beggars in Mumbai, the metropolis which is home to over 1.24 crore people. They are perhaps the most deprived section of our growing population, but they also bear the stigma of being a burden on the ...
 Indian Express2 weeks 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 India1 month ago Strange obsessions  Times of India1 month 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 Mirror1 month 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 Times1 month 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 Times1 month ago For kids of inmates barbed wires replace jump ropes  Hindustan Times1 month ago
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