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  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Kolkata protestors burn Asif Ali Zardari's effigy May 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Angry protestors in Kolkata on Thursday burnt effigies of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, while torch rallies were held as a mark of respect to Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who died after a brutal assault in a Pakistan jail. In central Kolkata, Congress workers held a rally outside the...
  • India angered over Sarabjit's death in Pakistan, BJP targets Centre May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Sarabjit Singh's death following a brutal attack in a Pakistani jail triggered protests across India on Wednesday, with people hitting the streets in Jammu, Punjab, Bihar and Kolkata. A candlelight vigil was held in Jammu. In Kolkata, people burnt effigies of Paksitan president Asif Ali Zardari while in...
  • Sarabjit's security was compromised: Pak rights watchdog May 2, 2013

    Lahore: Sarabjit Singh could not have been fatally attacked within the prison "without the knowledge and support of prison guards and the authorities", Pakistan's leading rights watchdog said on Thursday. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan demanded action against "all those who played any part in the assault" on Sarabjit, who...
  • Will Pakistan punish the guilty for Sarabjit's murder? May 2, 2013

    On Thursday, the interim chief minister of Pakistan's Punjab assured the Indian High Commission that the murderers of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh would be punished. ...
  • Sarabjit's body reaches Amritsar, protests held across India May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The special Air India plane carrying Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh's body landed in Amritsar on Thursday evening at 7.50 pm. Sarabjit's body was received by MoS External Affairs Preneet Kaur and Punjab government officials. A few hours after landing, his body was flown in a Indian Air...
  • Protests over Sarabjit's death, IndoPak buses diverted May 2, 2013

    Phagwara: A series of protest demonstrations were held here over the death of Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani hospital, leading to diversion of international buses running between Delhi and Lahore in the neighbouring country. Activists of Shiv Sena, led by its state unit vicepresident Inderjit Karwal, took out a protest march...
  • India rules out internationalising Sarabjit Singh's death May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday ruled out internationalising Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's death following the brutal assault in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail even as 215 fishermen and 55 other Indian nationals continue to languish in Pakistani prisons as of January 1, 2013. MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin...
  • Sarabjit Singh: A timeline from his arrest in 1990 to his death May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A forced taped confession is the only video Indians have seen of death row convict Sarabjit Singh, yet he has lived in the Indian conscience for more than two decades. Sarabjit Singh was arrested in 1990 on charges of spying and planting bombs that killed 14 people in...
  • Live: Plane carrying Sarabjit's body lands in Amritsar May 2, 2013

    Lahore/New Delhi: 9.45 pm: Sarabjit's body flown to his village Bhikiwind in Punjab and taken for autopsy. 7.53 pm: Plane carrying Sarabjit Singh's mortal remains lands in Amritsar. State officials receive Sarabjit's body at airport. His body will be cremated with full state honours on Friday at his ancestral village. 7.48 pm:...
  • Pak didn't consult on Sarabjit's ventilator support: MEA May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has denied claims in Pakistani media that the Indian High Commission officials were consulted by Pakistani authorities before Sarabjit Singh was taken off ventilator support resulting in his death late on Wednesday night at Lahore's Jinnah Hospital. Sarabjit's family members also claimed that they...
  • Live: Another postmortem of Sarabjit when body reaches Amritsar May 2, 2013

    Lahore/New Delhi: 3:46 pm: Another postmortem of Sarabjit Singh will be conducted when his body reaches Amritsar. 3:29 pm: Sarabjit Singh's postmortem report will be released in Pakistan in three weeks. 3:09 pm: The postmortem of Sarabjit Singh has been completed in Pakistan and his body will be handed over to Indian...
  • Sarabjit dies in Pak, family says bring his body to India May 2, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh died of a cardiac arrest at Lahore's Jinnah hospital on Thursday after batting for life for nearly a week. The announcement from Pakistan came late in the night. Demands are now growing for his body to be brought back to India. Sources say...
  • Pak considering India's request to repatriate Sarabjit: Sources May 1, 2013

    Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh slipped into a coma in a Pakistani hospital, days after being beaten up in jail there. ...
  • Pak allows daily consular access to Sarabjit Singh May 1, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday agreed to daily consular access to Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh who is hospitalised in Lahore following a brutal attack by his inmates in Kot Lakhpat jail. The daily consular access comes into effect from Wednesday, 6.00 pm. Indian officials on Wednesday went to see Sarabjit and...
  • I expected a call from Sonia Gandhi, says Sarabjit's sister May 1, 2013

    Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur returned to India on Wednesday. ...
  • India strongly asks Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Concerned over the condition of Sarabjit Singh, who has slipped into "nonreversible coma", India on Wednesday strongly asked Pakistan to release him immediately for best available treatment, saying this was not the time for invoking "legal and bureaucratic reasons". "We are concerned at the condition of Sarabjit Singh...
  • Move Sarabjit to a 3rd country: India to Pak May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday asked Pakistan to release death row convict Sarabjit Singh so that he could benefit from the best possible treatment available in India or alternatively, shift him to a third country on humanitarian and sympathetic grounds. The MEA issued a statement on the matter saying, "Our High...
  • Want a transparent probe by Pakistan on Sarabjit attack: Khurshid May 1, 2013

    Even as doctors treating Sarabjit in Lahore's Jinnah Hospital said his chances of survival were 'slim', Dalbir Kaur said he can still get up and speak if the right treatment is given to him. ...
  • PM must resign, I won't eat till Sarabjit returns, says his sister May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur, who returned to India from Pakistan on Wednesday, demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation and said she will not eat till her brother returns home. "When my brother returns home, I will eat only then. I want to apologise to his...
  • Indian doctors must be allowed to treat Sarabjit: lawyer May 1, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's lawyer will move the Lahore High Court seeking permission for Indian doctors to examine him in Pakistan. He said the Pakistani authorities have not been responding to the family's queries on Sarabjit's health and so they want to move court asking for Indian doctors to...
  • Sarabjit's condition deteriorates further, family to return to India May 1, 2013

    Lahore: The news on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's health continues to be grim. Doctors treating him at Lahore's Jinnah Hospital say his condition has deteriorated further. PTI reports that his blood pressure is being maintained with support. He had entered a "critical phase" and his chances of survival had been...
  • Indian High Commissioner to meet Sarabjit on Thursday April 30, 2013

    Islamabad: Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal will visit Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, comatose in hospital following a brutal assault, on Thursday. Sabharwal is scheduled to be in Lahore on Thursday and would visit Sarabjit in hospital, the Indian High Commission said. There were no other details. Pakistan...
  • Sarabjit's lawyer to file plea for treatment by Indian doctors April 30, 2013

    Islamabad: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's lawyer will reportedly file a new petition in Lahore High Court on Wednesday seeking permission for Indian doctors to examine him. Sarabjit Singh is in coma at Lahore's Jinnah Hospital, and reports suggest that he may be brain dead. Sarabjit's family will meet him again tonight...
  • Pak: Sarabjit's health deteriorates, family meets him in hospital April 30, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's family finally got a chance to visit him in the hospital in Pakistan, but the news is grim. Sarabjit's condition is deteriorating even as India pushes for him to get medical treatment back home. India on Monday appealed to Pakistan to facilitate the return of...
  • Khurshid asks Pak to 'seriously' consider Sarabjit's release April 30, 2013

    Moscow: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday asked Pakistan to take "seriously" India's appeal for the release of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, comatose in a Lahore hospital after a brutal assault. "We have been concerned of getting him (Sarabjit) back to India. We have been repeatedly pushing...
  • Will Pakistan allow Sarabjit to return to India? April 29, 2013

    India on Monday appealed to Pakistan to faciliate the return of prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was attacked by his jail inmates on Friday. ...
  • Can India bring back Sarabjit Singh? April 29, 2013

    India on Monday appealed to Pakistan to faciliate the return of prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was attacked by his jail inmates on Friday afternoon. ...