8 Indian ex-Navy men jailed in Qatar on spying charges in 2022, sentenced to death; crisis resolved in Feb 2024. 

Men worked for private company in Qatar post-retirement; arrested suddenly in 2022. 

Families denied spying claims; India provided legal support, pursued talks. 

India avoided public warnings to Qatar; handled case via quiet diplomacy. 

PM Modi personally sought men's release in talks with Qatar's King. 

Qatar commuted sentences to jail terms before agreeing to release. 

After 18 months, 8 Indians freed, returned home in February 2024. 

Families overjoyed; officers thanked PM for intervention. 

Case highlighted India's diplomatic clout, ties with Qatar. 

Patient negotiations secured win-win outcome in tricky dispute.