CONSULAR ACCESS

  • Sarabjit attacked: Chamel Singh's family blames Centre April 27, 2013

    Jammu: Family of Chamel Singh, an Indian prisoner who died in a Pakistani jail three months ago, on Saturday blamed the Centre for the attack on Sarabjit Singh, saying had the government taken a tough stand at that time such an incident would not have recurred. "We want the Indian...
  • Special consular access given to Sarabjit: Malik September 7, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan has given India special consular access to Indian national Sarabjit Singh, on a death row in a Lahore jail for over two decades, following his complaints of ill treatment, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Friday. The special consular access was given on Wednesday, he said adding that Sarabjit...
  • Admit Kasab's Pakistani, then seek access says India December 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidmabaram says the government cannot let Pakistani investigators question Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab. Asked if India is willing to grant Kasab the consular access (to the Pakistani mission), Chidambaram told reporters in Chennai that, "Access is given only to citizens of a country. Till...
  • Hanging Sarabjit won't help things, India to Pak March 17, 2008

    Islamabad: India has indicated to Pakistan that executing its national Sarabjit Singh, on death row for his alleged involvement in 1990 bomb blasts in Lahore and Multan, is not the 'best way to deal' with the issue and sought consular access to the condemned prisoner. A request for consular access to...