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8,189 Indian prisoners lodged in foreign jails: MEA

July 18, 2019 4:52 pm

Saudi Arabia has the highest 1811 Indian prisoners, followed by the UAE with 1,392 and Nepal 1,160 jail inmates, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

Indo-Vietnam pact on transfer of convicted prisoners gets enforced

April 11, 2018 4:01 pm

The agreement on transfer of the sentenced persons was signed by India and Vietnam on November 1, 2013 and was ratified by India on January 1, 2014. Vietnam, however, ratified it only on March 10, 2017.

SC passes slew of directions on prison reforms across India

September 15, 2017 2:17 pm

The bench is hearing a 2013 PIL on prevailing inhuman conditions prevailing in 1,382 prisons across the country.

Aadhaar seeding for inmates of Patna prisons

August 05, 2017 7:26 pm

Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Aggawal around 1000 inmates in Beur jail have given their Aadhaar numbers while the camp would help 500 others acquire the unique identification number.

Four Indians released by Pakistan

June 23, 2017 2:59 am

They were released from Pakistan’s jails on completion of their sentences.

Searching for jobs, and then freedom in the Gulf

January 09, 2015 1:32 am

45% of Indian prisoners abroad jailed in Gulf countries, many of them blue-collar workers.

Pakistan announce release of 40 Indian prisoners

November 28, 2014 4:06 pm

The 40 Indian prisoners lodged in Karachi are being moved to Lahore for repatriation on Friday.

Over 5,900 Indians in jails abroad,1400 in Saudi, 468 in Pakistan

July 17, 2014 5:52 pm

Of the total 5,986 Indians in foreign jails, 1,400 (23 per cent) of them are in Saudi Arabia alone.

Pakistan to release four Indian prisoners

October 03, 2013 2:56 am

Dil Bagh Singh,Sunil and two other Indians have completed their terms but are still being held in jail.

11 Indian prisoners in Pakistan jail seek death

April 08, 2014 5:51 pm

According to official sources there are at least 200 Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails.