In Tihar jail, 59 Hindu prisoners observe Ramazan fast with Muslims

In Tihar jail, 59 Hindu prisoners observe Ramazan fast with Muslims

Lodged inside the country’s most crowded prison, 59 Hindu prisoners have been observing fast in Ramazan along with their 2,299 co-prisoners of Muslim faith. They may follow a different faith, but each of them said they have their own reason to observe roza, the fasting, Hindustan Times reported. A 45-year-old woman told jail officers she […]

The untold Afzal Guru story

The untold Afzal Guru story

Five years after Afzal Guru’s hanging in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail, Kashmir Narrator gathers previously unpublished details about his life and events leading to his execution By Bilal Handoo At the dawn of 9 February 2013, as he was escorted out of his cell in the ‘high-risk’ ward of Tihar’s jail 3, Mohammad Afzal Guru knew […]