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Prisons and Pandemic
According to 2019 National Crime Records Bureau data, 1,350 prisons in India have a combined capacity of 4.03 lakh people, but house 4.78 lakh prisoners.
Praveen Kumar & Shubhendu Shekhar
Message in a bottle
Legislations on prohibition have added to the hardship of thousands of people because of tardy implementation
Vijay Rahavan and Praveen Kumar
The urgent need for reform in India’s prison system
Treating the cadre that works within the prison system with the respect and consideration that every agency of the state receives is imperative.
Prof. Vijay Raghavan & Maja Daruwala
Keep the cops away from prisons
The police detects crime and maintains law and order, while a prison officer reforms and rehabilitates offenders. One person cannot do both jobs.
Prof. Vijay Raghavan
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