Sarabjit

  • Indian prisoner found dead in Pakistan jail 04-02-2014 02:40 PM

    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...
  • Two prisoners charged for Sarabjit Singh's murder in Pakistan 18-01-2014 12:37 PM

    Two death row prisoners have been indicted in Pakistan for the murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh at a jail in Pakistan. An additional district and sessions judge held trial at the Central Jail in Kot Lakhpat on Friday and formally charged the two inmates -Amer Sarfraz alias Tamba and...
  • Politics of discrimination in J&K must end: Narendra Modi 01-12-2013 05:54 PM

    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 26-11-2013 12:24 PM

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Yashpal's 87 keeps Services in hunt against TN 29-10-2013 08:05 PM

    Yashpal Singh made an unbeaten half-century 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...
  • Anurag Sinha to play Sarabjit Singh in Subhash Ghai's next 24-10-2013 02:52 PM

    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...
  • Subhash Ghai to make a film on Sarabjit Singh 11-10-2013 11:16 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai is planning to make a film on slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who spent 22-years 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, Dalbir Kaur. The death...
  • Men involved in Sarabjit Singh's murder assaulted in jail in Pakistan 05-10-2013 05:46 PM

    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...
  • Sarabjit Singh's Pakistani lawyer gets asylum in Sweden 30-09-2013 10:39 PM

    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...
  • HC dismisses PIL seeking justice for late Sarabjit Singh in International Court of Justice 14-09-2013 07:47 AM

    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...
  • India asks Pakistan to return Sarabjit's belongings 21-08-2013 11:26 PM

    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 21-08-2013 06:22 PM

    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...
  • Sarabjit's sister demands to bring back his belongings from Pak 23-07-2013 05:03 PM

    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...
  • Sarabjit murder case: 38 witnesses deposes before Pakistan panel 19-06-2013 12:22 PM

    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 one-man...
  • Talks on with Centre to bestow title of martyr on Chamel: Omar 25-05-2013 07:52 PM

    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...
  • The IPL 6 Bench-warmers XI 22-05-2013 08:27 AM

    The sixth season of the IPL has reached its business end and the big boys are all set to fight it out for the coveted trophy. The likes of Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Michael Hussey, and Shikhar Dhawan ruled the roost in the league stages with...
  • 30 Minutes: India's forgotten spies 19-05-2013 10:58 PM

    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 19-05-2013 07:23 PM

    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 18-05-2013 01:12 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan: Judge appointed to probe Sarabjit's murder 17-05-2013 04:48 PM

    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 16-05-2013 01:08 PM

    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...
  • They made false promises and sent me into Pak: former Indian spy 15-05-2013 05:48 PM

    Thirty six years ago a young Vinod Sahni crossed the Line of Control as Agent 22. After months as an active spy, Sahni was captured and given 11 years in a Pakistani jail. After undergoing inhuman pain and torture for 11 years, When he returned to India, Sahni found his...
  • Prisoners on hunger strike in Pak jail where Sarabjit died 15-05-2013 05:41 PM

    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...
  • Sarabjit case opens wounds of spies who spent years in Pak jails 14-05-2013 02:55 PM

    Ferozepur: Two weeks after Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's tragic killing in a Lahore jail, CNN-IBN 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...
  • Pakistan: Khoso terms Sanaullah's death as 'tragic' 11-05-2013 02:49 AM

    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 10-05-2013 03:06 AM

    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 India-Pakistan Joint Judicial Committee visited Pakistani jails from April...
  • Prisoner Sanaullah Haq's body flown to Pakistan 09-05-2013 11:14 PM

    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 52-year-old Sanaullah was handed over to officials...
  • Prisoner deaths: The lessons to be learnt by India, Pakistan 09-05-2013 10:19 PM

    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 09-05-2013 08:34 PM

    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 09-05-2013 08:10 PM

    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...