Saurabh Kalia

  • Remembering Kargil heroes: Late Captain Saurabh Kalia's family awaits justice July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Captain Saurabh Kalia was an officer of the Indian Army who died during the 1999 Kargil war where he was held as a prisoner of war by the Pakistani forces. Saurabh Kalia, then 23 and just a month old in the Army, had been on a patrol duty...
  • Video shows Pak soldier sharing details of Capt Kalia's encounter August 1, 2013

    Islamabad: A video purportedly showing a Pakistani soldier sharing details of an encounter in which Captain Saurabh Kalia was killed in 1999 just before the Kargil war broke out has emerged, sparking a fresh debate on his death amid allegations that he was brutally tortured. The video clip has been...
  • Sarabjit attacked: Capt Saurabh Kalia's father decries govt inaction April 29, 2013

    Captain Saurabh Kalia was also reportedly tortured and mutilated in Pakistan captivity. ...
  • For Shinde, 26/11 mastermind Saeed is 'Mr' and 'Shri' December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed may be the key conspirator of the Mumbai terror attacks, but Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde referred to him in Parliament using honorifics like 'Mr' and 'Shri'. Shinde, during the course of a statement on the visit of Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik, addressed Saeed...
  • Shinde makes statement in RS on Rehman Malik's visit December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday made a statement in the Rajya Sabha on Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik's visit to India after Opposition MPs demanded. Shinde in his statement said that he made it clear to Malik that Pakistan was yet to act against the 26/11...
  • India to take up Capt Kalia's case with Pak: Antony December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: India is pursuing with Pakistan the case of Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was tortured and killed by Pakistani troops after being captured in the Kargil sector in May 1999, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Sunday. "We are handling it in an appropriate manner. We will pursue it...
  • Justice for Capt Saurabh Kalia: 'India pursuing matter with Pak' December 16, 2012

    Defence Minister AK Antony has said that India will pursue justice for Kargil war martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia with Pakistan. ...
  • Manmohan will visit Pak after action on 26/11: Malik December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who is on a visit to India, on Saturday went for damage control, saying he was not trying to equate the Babri Masjid demolition with the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks during his interaction with mediapersons after his arrival in New Delhi. Speaking to CNN-IBN,...
  • Weather may have killed Capt Kalia: Rehman Malik December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who is on a three day visit in the country, has created controversy by claiming he is unsure whether Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia was killed by a Pakistani bullet or the weather. Within minutes of landing in New Delhi, Malik set off...
  • Rehman Malik invites Sarabjit's family to Pakistan December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The sister of jailed Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh on Friday met Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik over the issue of clemency to her brother. The Pakistan minister invited Sarabjit's sister and her family to the country, and even assured visa for longer period for them. The Pakistan Interior Minister,...
  • Don't know Capt Kalia died of bullet or weather: Malik December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: As a debate raged over torture of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia by Pakistan Army, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday said he was not aware whether he "died of a Pak bullet or weather". The Supreme Court earlier in the day sought a response from...
  • Justice for Capt Kalia: We don't run the ICJ, says Khurshid December 14, 2012

    While the Centre will respond to the SC's notice to it on the plea filed by Kargil war martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia's parents, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that approaching the Internation Court of Justice over it would be difficult. ...
  • SC issues notice to Centre on Capt Kalia's parents' plea December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre over the plea filed by martyred Kargil war hero Captain Saurabh Kalia's parents seeking its direction to the government for raising the case of his son's torture at the hands of Pakistan Army at the International Court...
  • 'Capt Kalia's torture a violation of Geneva convention' December 11, 2012

    "Captain Saurabh Kalia and his platoon of six soldiers were brutally tortured during Kargil encounter and this is a serious violation of the Geneva conventions which govern the rules of war between two civilised nations," said Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar, who has, along with Capt Kalia's father, chosen to...
  • Full text: Petition for justice for Capt Saurabh Kalia December 11, 2012

    Flags of Honour Foundation, Dr NK Kalia and Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP, petition UN Human Rights Council seeking independent investigations on the torture and death of Capt Saurabh Kalia. New Delhi, 11 Dec 2012; The fight to seek justice for Capt Saurabh Kalia and 5 jawans of the 4 JAT, reached the...
  • Kargil War hero Capt Kalia's father moves UN December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Kargil war hero Captain Saurabh Kalia's father Dr NK Kalia has approached the United Nations to secure justice for his son who was captured, tortured mercilessly and then brutally killed by the Pakistani Army. A petition has been filed in the UN by Dr NK Kalia, MP Rajeev...
  • It's not just the family's loss but entire nation's loss: Khurshid on Lt Kalia November 30, 2012

    Lt Saurabh Kalia's family wants that the torture of their son be declared a war crime and also want Pakistan to apologise ...
  • I would be happy to meet Capt Kalia's family: Khurshid November 30, 2012

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said India will continue to do whatever possible in Kargil hero Captain Saurabh Kalia's case. The Minister also that given a chance, we would be very happy to meet the martyr's family. ...
  • Gen Bikram Singh expresses support for Kargil hero November 29, 2012

    Pune: Army Chief General Bikram Singh has expressed support for the family of Kargil hero Lt Saurabh Kalia who was allegedly tortured to death by Pakistan after his capture in 1999 during Kargil war. General Singh hailed Lt Kalia and said that the Army had raised its concerns with the...
  • Justice for Saurabh Kalia: Army accuses govt of being insensitive November 29, 2012

    To a CNN-IBN campaign - Justice for Kargil martyr Saurabh Kalia - the Army has expressed its dismay at the state of affairs, blaming the Indian government for being insensitive towards Captain Kalia's father's repeated appeals. Former Army chief VP Malik lashed out at the Centre accusing it of acting...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 28, 2012

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  • The Last Word: Is government ignoring war crimes? November 28, 2012

    13 years after Kargil, former foreign minister Jaswant Singh says it is not too late to take up India's case against Pakistan on Lt Saurabh Kalia's torture. ...
  • Justice for Kargil hero Lt Saurabh Kalia: India has few options? November 28, 2012

    Both the Congress and the BJP leaders said the government must take up Lt Saurabh Kalia'a father's quest for justice at the United Nations. ...
  • Govt has let us down, says Kargil hero Saurabh Kalia's father November 28, 2012

    A setback for the family of Kargil war hero Saurabh Kalia that wants India to take up his alleged death-by-torture in 1999 with Pakistan at an international forum. Diplomatic sources say that while the government sympathises with the family, the case to drag Pakistan to an international body is a...
  • Not too late to take up Kargil hero's cause: Jaswant Singh November 28, 2012

    Former External Affairs Minister in the NDA regime during the Kargil War, Jaswant Singh spoke to CNN-IBN and said the despite the delay, the government can still take up the issue of Kargil hero Lt Saurabh Kalia on an international platform. Lt Saurabh Kalia belonged to the 4 Jat Regiment and...
  • Govt unlikely to drag Pak to international court November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: In a setback to Kargil War hero Lt Saurabh Kalia's family, who want India to take up his alleged death-by-torture in 1999 with Pakistan, sources on Wednesday said that while the government sympathises with the family, the case to drag Pakistan to an international body is a non-starter. India...
  • Govt, Army let us down: Kargil hero's father November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Fighting to declare his son's death a war crime, the father of Kargil war hero Lt Saurabh Kalia has now approached the Supreme Court. Dr NK Kalia said he got no response from either the Indian or Pakistani government for 13 years. Lt Kalia's mutilated body bearing torture...
  • 13 yrs on, will Kargil hero Lt Saurabh Kalia get justice? November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Thirteen years on and still no justice for Kargil hero Lt Saurabh Kalia who was captured by Pakistan during the war in 1999. His mutilated body bearing torture marks was later sent to his family after 15 days. His father Dr NK Kalia, who approached the Supreme court,...
  • Kargil martyr case: Whatever possible will be done, says Khurshid November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: After a Kargil martyr's father requested the Supreme Court to direct the government to raise the issue of his son's killing at the International Court of Justice, the government on Tuesday said it has taken up the matter at the highest level and will do "whatever is possible"...
  • Kargil hero's father demands apology from Pak for torturing his son November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The father of Kargil hero Lt Saurabh Kalia is now demanding justice. Dr NK Kalia has asked the Centre to take up the matter with the internanatonal court of justice against Pakistan. He has accused the Pakistan government of violating the Geneva convention on prisoners of war. Saurabh...