Sarabjit Singh

  • Indian prisoner found dead in Pakistan jail February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: An Indian prisoner was found dead in a jail in Pakistan's Karachi on Tuesday morning. The prisoner identified as Kishore Bhagwan was lodged in Landhi Jail in Karachi. The body of the deceased has been sent for post mortem. According to Pakistan's media, Kishore, was arrested by the Pakistan's maritime...
  • Politics of discrimination in J&K must end: Narendra Modi December 1, 2013

    Jammu: In a bid to garner Muslim votes, BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the politics of discrimination in Jammu and Kashmir must end. "The rights that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has, does his sister Sarah Pilot enjoy the same rights? No,...
  • Pakistan hands over belongings of Sarabjit Singh to India November 26, 2013

    Pakistan on Monday handed over to Indian officials 36 items belonging to death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who died after a brutal attack inside a jail in April, and asked India to reciprocate by releasing fishermen and other prisoners. "We received the items today. We are making arrangements for them to...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Yashpal's 87 keeps Services in hunt against TN October 29, 2013

    Yashpal Singh made an unbeaten halfcentury to lift Services to 245 for five in their first innings in reply to Tamil Nadu's 456 for seven declared at the end of third and penultimate day's play in a Ranji Trophy Group B match on Tuesday. Yashpal played a resolute innings of 87...
  • Anurag Sinha to play Sarabjit Singh in Subhash Ghai's next October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who is making a biopic on Sarabjit Singh, says he will rope in Anurag Sinha to play the role of Indian death row prisoner in Pakistan who died in May this year. Ghai told IANS: "For Sarabjit's role we have Anurag, the boy who was in 'Black...
  • Subhash Ghai to make a film on Sarabjit Singh October 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai is planning to make a film on slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who spent 22years in a Pakistan jail on espionage charges. Although the protagonist has not been finalised yet, the film will probably have Sonakshi Sinha, who will play Sarabjit's sister,...
  • Men involved in Sarabjit Singh's murder assaulted in jail in Pakistan October 5, 2013

    Lahore: Two Pakistani death row prisoners accused of involvement in the murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh were assaulted by wardens of Kot Lakhpat Jail, official sources said Saturday. The prisoners Amer Tamba and Mudassar misbehaved with a warden during a search of their cell on Thursday. The warden...
  • Sarabjit Singh's Pakistani lawyer gets asylum in Sweden September 30, 2013

    Lahore: Awais Sheikh, the Pakistani lawyer who defended slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, and his family have taken asylum in Sweden after receiving threats, his colleagues and friends said on Monday. "Mr Sheikh has taken asylum in Sweden along with his family as he was facing serious threats to his life,"...
  • HC dismisses PIL seeking justice for late Sarabjit Singh in International Court of Justice September 14, 2013

    The Gujarat High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the central government to approach the International Court of Justice over the murder of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan jail. The division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice J B Pardiwala held that the issue...
  • India asks Pakistan to return Sarabjit's belongings August 21, 2013

    India has asked Pakistan to return all personal belongings of Sarabjit Singh, who was killed in a Lahore jail a few months ago. New Delhi has written to Islamabad that Sarabjit's belongings clothes and other items which he kept with him during his stay in the infamous Kot...
  • India asks Pakistan to return Sarabjit Singh's belongings August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: India has asked Pakistan to return all personal belongings of Sarabjit Singh, who was killed in a Lahore jail a few months ago. New Delhi has written to Islamabad that Sarabjit's belongings, clothes and other items, which he kept with him during his stay in the infamous Kot Lakhpat...
  • Sarabjit's sister demands to bring back his belongings from Pak July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjeet Singh, the Indian prisoner who was killed in a Lahore jail, on Tuesday demanded that all his belongings and the money that he had earned through labour in the Pakistani prison should be brought back home. Kaur spoke to Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde...
  • Sarabjit murder case: 38 witnesses deposes before Pakistan panel June 19, 2013

    Lahore: A Pakistani judicial commission probing the brutal murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh in Kot Lakhpat Jail has recorded the statements of 38 witnesses so far. The Inspector General of Prisons of Punjab province, the superintendent of Kot Lakhpat Jail and other prison officials have testified before the oneman...
  • Talks on with Centre to bestow title of martyr on Chamel: Omar May 25, 2013

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said talks are being held with the Centre to bestow the title of martyr on Chamel Singh, who died in a Pakistani jail, and to award a compensation to his family. "Talks are being held with Centre", Omar told reporters...
  • 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. ...
  • Sarabjit death: Pakistan judge may visit India May 19, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistani judge Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi probing the murder of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh may also visit India to complete the judicial inquiry. Justice Naqvi of the Lahore High Court is investigating the death of Sarabjit who died on May 2 following a brutal assault by...
  • Pak: Judge probing Sarabjit's murder asks Indians for help May 18, 2013

    Lahore: A Pakistani judge investigating the murder of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh has appealed to Indian nationals having information about the matter to file written submissions with relevant documents within seven days. Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi of the Lahore High Court is investigating the death of Sarabjit...
  • Pakistan: Judge appointed to probe Sarabjit's murder May 17, 2013

    Lahore: A serving judge has been named by a Pakistani court to probe the murder of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who died earlier this month after being assaulted within the Kot Lakhpat Jail here. Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial appointed Justice Syed Mazhar Ali Akbar...
  • Pakistan: Sarabjit's lawyer Sheikh abducted, freed May 16, 2013

    Lahore: AAwais Sheikh, the lawyer of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who died after a murderous assault on him inside Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail, was allegedly abducted along with his son on Thursday morning in Pakistan and freed after a few hours in captivity. A few hours after the abduction, Sheikd told...
  • Prisoners on hunger strike in Pak jail where Sarabjit died May 15, 2013

    Lahore: Over 1,400 prisoners went on hunger strike at Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore on Wednesday where Indian national Sarabjit Singh was killed, to protest against the hostile attitude of the prison staff. The prisoners refused to have breakfast or lunch, sources said. Senior jail officials were trying to persuade them...
  • 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...
  • Pakistan: Khoso terms Sanaullah's death as 'tragic' May 11, 2013

    Islamabad: Caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso on Friday described as unfortunate the death of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay following an assault in India and called for mechanisms between the two countries to address the issue of prisoners. "Both Pakistan and India should ensure timely and effective implementation of...
  • India seeks enhanced safety for its nationals in Pak jails May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: India on Thursday said there was an urgent need to examine the recommendations of a judicial panel that visited Pakistani jails, in view of the deaths of two Indian prisoners, including Sarabjit Singh, following murderous attacks on them. The IndiaPakistan Joint Judicial Committee visited Pakistani jails from April 26...
  • Prisoner Sanaullah Haq's body flown to Pakistan May 9, 2013

    Chandigarh: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was seriously injured after a scuffle with a fellow inmate in a Jammu jail last week, died in Chandigarh on Thursday and his body was flown back to Pakistan by a special PIA plane. The body of 52yearold Sanaullah was handed over to officials of...
  • Prisoner deaths: The lessons to be learnt by India, Pakistan May 9, 2013

    Sarabjit Singh and Sanaullah Haq both faceless in life, are now martyrs in the eyes of India and Pakistan. Many are saying there should be no more Sarabjits and Sanaullahs. ...
  • Attack on prisoners reflects failure of govts of India, Pak: Asma Jahangir May 9, 2013

    The former chairperson of the Pakistan Human Rights Commission was speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. ...
  • Pak shares autopsy reports of Sarabjit, Chamel Singh May 9, 2013

    Thursday: Pakistan on Thursday shared the autopsy reports on two Indian prisoners Sarabjit Singh and Chamel Singh. While the autopsy report on Chamel Singh did not define the cause of his death, the report on Sarabjit listed his cause of death as head injury caused by blunt weapon. Chamel had died...
  • IndoPak joint commission on prisoners is much needed: Zohra Yusuf May 9, 2013

    The tragic deaths of Sarabjit Singh and Sanaullah Haq after they were attacked inside jail premises in Pakistan and India have highlighted the plight of hundreds of Indian and Pakistani prisoners lodged in jails across the border. Can a joint IndiaPakistan mechanism help better the situation? Can the human rights...
  • Live: Plane with Sanaullah's body takes off for Pak May 9, 2013

    Chandigarh: 9.05 pm: Pakistani prisoners in high security Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu have gone on 'fast' protesting against the death of Sanaullah Haq at a hospital in Chandigarh on Thursday. "Pakistani prisoners here (in the jail) have not taken food in afternoon... we are pursuing them," an officer of...
  • Condole Sanaullah's death: Sarabjit's sister May 9, 2013

    Indian prisoner Sarabjeet Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur has condemned the attack on Sanaullah Haq and asked the governments on both sides to ensure safety of prisoners. ...