Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday May 1, 2013
The family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner who is comatose at a Lahore hospital, returned to India via the Wagah border today. Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur, his wife and two daughters were granted emergency visas to visit Pakistan on Sunday.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 16, 2013
The family of Afzal Guru, who was hanged in February for his role in the attack on parliament in 2001, says it will fight in the Supreme Court to ensure the manner in which his execution was handled is not repeated.
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (with inputs from agencies) | Monday March 11, 2013
Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's body will remain in Delhi's Tihar Jail, where he was hanged and buried last month, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 4, 2013
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul today allowed discussion on the issue of the return of the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to his family, even as the House witnessed disruptions over the matter.
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday March 4, 2013
The top-secret operation by the central government to hang and bury Afzal Guru is being dissected by political parties in his home state today. The fact that Guru's body has not been returned to his family nearly a month after he was executed in Delh...
Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Sunday March 3, 2013
The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly will on Monday discuss the execution of Afzal Guru and his family's demand for return of his body. Assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul has accepted the adjournment motions moved by the ruling National Conference and the opposi...
Press Trust of India | Friday February 22, 2013
The family of Afzal Guru, who was hanged two weeks ago at Tihar jail, has not yet approached the prison authorities to pray at his grave though the government has made the offer for his close relatives.
NDTV.com | Wednesday February 13, 2013
A day after approaching the Tihar Jail authorities seeking handing over of Afzal Guru's body to his family, two lawyers ND Pancholi and Nandita Haksar representing them today withdrew as their counsel, citing "unseemly controversies" and "suspicion" ...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 13, 2013
Citing "unseemly controversies", ND Pancholi and Nandita Haksar on Wednesday quit as the family lawyers of Afzal Guru, the Parliament attack convict who was hanged on February 9.
Sunil Prabhu | Thursday February 14, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has questioned Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde about why the family of Afzal Guru, who was hanged on Saturday, was not informed in advance about the execution.
NDTV.com | Tuesday February 12, 2013
Afzal Guru's family has rejected govt's offer to visit his grave at the Tihar Jail in Delhi, where the convict in 2001 Parliament attack case was hanged and buried on Saturday. In a letter addressed to the DG Prisons on behalf of Guru's family the la...
Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Vikram Chowdhary; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday February 12, 2013
The express delivery - made even as Sopore and surrounding areas are under curfew - raises even more questions about why a letter informing Guru's family of his hanging reached them two days after he was executed and buried in Tihar Jail.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday February 12, 2013
The government has said that the family of Afzal Guru, who was hanged and buried at Delhi's Tihar Jail over the weekend, will be allowed to pray at his grave. Guru's relatives have said they're not interested in that offer.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 11, 2013
After Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah criticised the execution of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, the main opposition People's Democratic Party in the state called India a "banana republic".
NDTV.com | Monday February 11, 2013
People's Democratic Party leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammed Sayeed has urged the Centre to return the body of Afzal Guru to his family. In a statement issued today, he criticised the govt for denying the family of meet...