JAIL MAIL: PRISONS AND PARLIAMENT – MONSOON SESSION 2019
The Monsoon Session was held from 17 July 2019 to 7 August 2019 with 37 sittings in the Lok Sabha and 35 in the Rajya Sabha.
JAIL MAIL: NELSON MANDELA DAY Ten Things You Must Know About Indian Prisons
On the 101st birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela CHRI’s shares its analysis of the prison statistics on 10 key aspects.
JAIL MAIL: MAPPING DATA ON INDIAN PRISONS 2019
Taking forward CHRI’s mandate and objective to make prisons more transparent, open them up to accountability, and encourage the sharing of prison data in the public domain, CHRI shares its 'Indian Prison Data Map'.
JAIL MAIL: PRISONS AND PARLIAMENT – BUDGET SESSION 2019
The Interim Budget Session of the Parliament was held from 31 January 2019 to 13 February 2019 with 10 sittings.
JAIL MAIL: PRISONS AND PARLIAMENT – WINTER SESSION 2018
This newsletter is in continuation of our previous jail mail on the Monsoon Session of Parliament.
JAIL MAIL: IMPRISONMENT IN THE COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES
Transparency is the first step towards accountability and disclosure of information is an important part of its attainment. I n 2019, CHRI hopes to continue its work to enhance transparency and accountability.
JAIL MAIL -Prisons & Parliament Monsoon Session 2018
This newsletter is in continuation of our earlier Jail Mail on questions asked in the 2018 Budget Session of the Parliament. You may recollect that in that session, which was held in January-April 2018, the Members of Parliament asked 45 questions relating to prisons and prisoners.
JAIL MAIL: Human Rights Day 2018 -Prison Reforms: “Has anything changed on the ground?”
On the 70th Human Rights Day, celebrated to commemorate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), CHRI reviewed the critical issues which were deliberated on during the last six years in the 'Re Inhuman Conditions in 1382 jails' of this case.
JAIL MAIL: KEY TO TRANSPARENCY: CHRI’S GUIDEBOOK ON RTI AND PRISONS
In October this year, India completed 13 years of having ushered in a progressive law, the Right to Information Act (RTI), 2005, which empowered Indian citizens to seek access to vital information necessary for the democratic functioning of our nation.