Indian prisoners

'India stalling dialogue with Pakistan to avoid negotiations on Kashmir'

'India stalling dialogue with Pakistan to avoid negotiations on Kashmir'

Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday claimed that India is deliberately stalling dialogue process with its neighbouring country in order to avoid negotiations on issues like Kashmir.

Jun 29, 2016, 19:19 PM IST
'Both Sarabjit and Kirpal were killed in Pakistan as part of a conspiracy'

'Both Sarabjit and Kirpal were killed in Pakistan as part of a conspiracy'

The Kin of Indian prisoner Kirpal Singh, who dies in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail under mysterious circumstances, have said that he and Sarabjit Singh, another Indian national, were killed in Pakistan as part of a conspiracy.

Apr 20, 2016, 08:53 AM IST
39 Indians taken as prisoners in Iraq by ISIS are alive, says MEA

39 Indians taken as prisoners in Iraq by ISIS are alive, says MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday confirmed that the 39 Indians, who have been taken as prisoners in Iraq, are still alive and said that the government would do the necessary to secure their release after gathering more information.

Sep 29, 2015, 10:40 AM IST

Pakistan repatriates 173 Indian prisoners

In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan government today repatriated 172 Indian fishermen and one civil prisoner after the beating Retreat Ceremony followed by Flag lowering ceremony held at Indo-Pak international border.

Feb 17, 2015, 00:47 AM IST

Pakistan to release 173 Indian prisoners

Pakistan on Monday announced that it will release 173 Indian prisoners via the Wagah Border.

Feb 16, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

40 Indian prisoners released by Pakistan repatriated

40 Indian prisoners including 35 fishermen were on Sunday repatriated by Pakistan government through Attari-Wagah land route.

Nov 30, 2014, 22:59 PM IST

Pakistan releases 40 Indian prisoners

 Pakistan has repatriated 40 Indian prisoners, including 35 fishermen from Gujarat, BSF officials said Sunday.

Nov 30, 2014, 14:14 PM IST

54 Indian prisoners of war in Pakistan jails: RTI

As many as 54 Indian soldiers, who were captured as Prisoners of Wars during battles of 1965 and 1971, are still believed to be in Pakistani jails, according to an RTI reply.

Aug 21, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

Pakistan to release four Indian prisoners

A federal review board comprising two judges of the Supreme Court has ordered release of four Indian prisoners, who have been languishing in different Pakistani jails on the charges of `illegal stay`.

Oct 02, 2013, 11:26 AM IST

Pakistan to release 365 Indian prisoners on Saturday

Pakistan on Thursday announced that it will release 365 Indian prisoners, including 340 fishermen and 25 crew members of vessels, on Saturday.

Aug 22, 2013, 23:45 PM IST

Pakistan to release 365 Indian prisoners

The prisoners include 340 fishermen and 25 crew members of their boats, Xinhua reported quoting the ministry.

Aug 22, 2013, 18:17 PM IST

Indian prisoners arriving from Pak on Saturday

Pakistan will release 338 Indian prisoners, including eight juveniles, who are expected to cross into India from the Wagah-Attari border on Saturday, an activist said.

Aug 21, 2013, 11:54 AM IST

Sri Lanka transfers nearly 30 prisoners to India

Nearly 30 prisoners from India have been transferred back from Sri Lanka under a bilateral agreement signed in 2010.

Aug 19, 2013, 21:16 PM IST

Pakistan to free 367 Indian prisoners

Pakistan will release 367 Indian prisoners next week to send a positive message to its neighbour amid high tension due to firing on the LoC, Pakistani sources said on Saturday.

Aug 17, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

11 Indian prisoners in Pakistan jail seek death

Eleven Indian prisoners languishing in Kot Lakhpat Jail of Lahore have sought death to get rid of their "sorrowful lives".

Aug 17, 2013, 00:29 AM IST

Over 6,000 Indians in foreign jails

There are over 6,000 Indian prisoners lodged in foreign jails for various crimes while another 117 are languishing abroad despite completion of their jail terms.

Aug 07, 2013, 17:51 PM IST

Pakistan repatriates seven Indian prisoners

Seven Indian nationals, including a woman, who were languishing in Pakistani jails were released by the government there as a mark of goodwill gesture.

Jul 09, 2013, 23:45 PM IST

535 Indian prisoners in three Pakistani jails: Panel

An India-Pakistan judicial panel had visited three jails in Pakistan, including Kot Lakhpat in Lahore where Sarabjit Singh was lodged.

May 03, 2013, 15:12 PM IST

Indian prisoners await repatriation from Sri Lanka

The last 11 Indians in Sri Lanka`s main prison are praying that they be repatriated to India soon, after 20 fellow prisoners finally flew home last month.

Apr 11, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

Pakistan frees eleven Indian nationals

Pakistan Government on Friday freed eleven Indian nationals as they were repatriated to India through the land transit route of Attari/Wagah border.

Mar 01, 2013, 11:36 AM IST