INDIAN SPY

  • Indian spy says treated worse back home than in Pakistan jail June 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Sent on a mission to Pakistan 37 years ago, there has been little by way by appreciation for Indian spy Vinod Sahani. So much so that he feels that his own country has treated him worse than a state which tortured and kept him in jail for 11 years....
  • 30 Minutes: India's forgotten spies May 19, 2013

    While Sarabjit Singh received a state funeral after his death in Pakistan, there are hundreds like him who have taken extraordinary risks, often spending years in Pakistani jails, but are never remembered. ...
  • Rajasthan: Families await the return of Indians lodged in Pakistan jails May 17, 2013

    Barmer: In the special series, 'India's forgotten spies', CNNIBN heads to border villages in Barmer in Rajasthan. CNNIBN's Swati Vashishtha met former prisoners and families of those who are still languishing in Pakistan jails. Lakshmi Devi last saw her husband Bhagu Singh 28 years ago. He strayed across the border, grazing...
  • India's forgotten spies recount tales of horror May 15, 2013

    Srinagar: Thirty six years ago a young Vinod Sahni, crossed the Line of Control as Agent 22. Even today standing at the Line of Control (LoC) brings back memories. Memories from 36 years ago come rushing back to Sahni at the Suchetgarh border. "I was arrested near the tower as...
  • Sarabjit case opens wounds of spies who spent years in Pak jails May 14, 2013

    Ferozepur: Two weeks after Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's tragic killing in a Lahore jail, CNNIBN is meeting other spies who have spent decades in Pakistani jails, but are almost never acknowledged. Gopal Das wears his scars as proudly as a soldier, claiming he was on the payroll of the Research and...
  • Meet India's forgotten spies who've spent decades in Pakistani jails May 13, 2013

    Gurdaspur: India's forgotten spies are back in focus after the tragic death of Indian prisoner Sarbajit Singh, but Delhi never accepted that he was a spy. Recruited from India's border villages by intelligence agencies, spies often spend decades in Pakistani jails, but are hardly ever acknowledged. Former spy Surjit Singh,...
  • Surjeet to move court to prove he was a spy July 1, 2012

    Punjab: Surjeet Singh is now a free man but his fight for justice is far from over. The recently released prisoner who was held in Pakistan for 31 years is upset with the Indian government for disowning him. He says he will move court to prove that he was spying...
  • Indian spy who was Zardari's jail mate wants to meet him April 8, 2012

    Kolkata: Mehboob Elahi is happy that his old prison mate Asif Ali Zardari is coming to India but is crestfallen that he will not get to meet the Pakistani president during his short visit Sunday. Elahi, a former Indian spy, was Zardari's jail mate at the Karachi Central Jail for...
  • Returned after 27 years, Indian spy slams Govt April 8, 2011

    Wagah Border: After spending 27 years in a Pakistani jail for allegedly spying for India, Gopal Das stepped across the Wagah Border on Thursday. Gopal Das was 22 years old, when he was jailed in Pakistan 27 years ago. On Thursday, a few months ahead of his scheduled release, Gopal Das walked...
  • Three suspected Indian spies arrested in Pakistan February 8, 2009

    Lahore: Three people allegedly working as agents of India's intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) have been arrested here, a media report said. The men were arrested from Baidian Road locality Saturday. Fake identity cards, cameras, maps of cities and photographs were seized from the suspects, The Dawn reported Sunday. The...
  • After Pak ordeal, Indian spies return home to hard life March 10, 2008

    Jammu: Kashmir Singh's case has put the spotlight on Indian spies caught in Pakistan. Most Indian spies are fighting a difficult battle for survival after spending decades in Pakistani prisons. They claim that on their return they have been disowned by the agencies that once employed them. One such spy,...
  • Call us home, Indian 'spy' in Pak jail tells Govt March 4, 2008

    New Delhi: As Kashmir Singh prepares to return home after 35 years in a Pakistani jail, another Indian national has written to the Chief Justice with an impassioned appeal that India must own up to "spies" like him who have been languishing in prisons across the border for decades. Gopal Dass,...