FISHERMEN KILLING CASE

  • Fishermen killings case: Italy appeals to UN to help free marines March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Italy on Tuesday approached the United Nations over the prolonged detention of two of its marines in India in connection with the killing of two Kerala fishermen in January 2012. Italy has appealed to the UN to help free marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone who are being tried...
  • NIA to file charge sheet against two Italian marines soon January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: NIA will file a charge sheet against two Italian marines, accused of killing two Kerala fishermen, after getting sanction to prosecute them under a law which provides only death penalty. However, the charge sheet is unlikely before February 3 by when the Centre has told the Supreme Court that...
  • Fishermen killings: NIA to start fresh probe April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of Supreme Court allowing NIA to conduct probe into killing of two Kerala fishermen, the agency will begin the inquiry afresh and question all foreign witnesses present on the Italian ship. Official sources said NIA, which slapped the stringent Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety...
  • Will honour assurance given to Italy on marines: Home Secy April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding NIA slapping murder charge against two Italian marines, India will honour the assurance given to Italy that the duo will not face death penalty for allegedly killing two fishermen off Kerala coast. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will not press for death sentence against the marines ...
  • NIA not to press for death penalty for Italian marines April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The NIA, which has been asked to probe the killing of two Kerala fishermen allegedly by Italian marines, will not press for death sentence against the two accused, honouring an assurance given to Italy by India. A top Home Ministry official said the National Investigation Agency will not...
  • We made a lot of mistakes in marines issue, admits Italian Deputy FM March 23, 2013

    Staffan de Mistura escorted back the two marines to India on Friday. He was speaking to Karan Thapar. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey March 22, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Opposition takes credit for Italian marines' return March 22, 2013

    BJP's Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that the combined effort of the opposition to persuade the government to carry on its diplomacy seemed to have worked. ...
  • Italian marines' return: Is this a moment of triumph for the govt or the SC? March 22, 2013

    The two Italian marines, facing trial in the fishermen killings case, returned to India on Friday. ...
  • Italian envoy likely to move SC asking it to lift restraining order March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Italy agreed to send its marines back to India to face trial in the fishermen killings case, Italian ambassador Daniel Mancini is likely to move the Supreme Court on Friday requesting it to lift the Indian government's restraining order on his travel. However, it is...
  • SC directive against Italian envoy a temporary measure: Soli Sorabjee March 18, 2013

    Coming down heavily on Italian Ambassador Daniel Mancini while hearing the case of Italian marines, the Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir restrained him from leaving the country till further orders. ...
  • Marines case: SC to resume hearing on govt's affidavit against Italy on Monday March 17, 2013

    Italy has found support in the European Union that advised both Italy and India to reach a solution through negotiations. ...
  • Marines case: Envoy can be sent to jail, says Salve March 17, 2013

    Former counsel for the Italian marines in the Kerala fishermen killings case, Harish Salve has said that there is no legal bar or immunity to the Italian ambassador, Daniel Mancini, from being arrested by the Supreme Court. The Italian envoy had assured the apex court that the marines would return from...
  • Marines issue: India seeks EU's help to put pressure on Italy March 14, 2013

    The MEA on Thursday summoned the Italian ambassador hours after the Supreme Court restrained him from leaving the country. The government of India is reviewing its diplomatic ties with Italy, even seeking EU support. ...
  • Won't leave India until asked to: Italian envoy March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Italian ambassador to India, Daniele Mancini, has said that he will not leave India until he is made persona non grata, meaning an unwelcome person, over the Italian marines row. His statement came amidst reports that India was looking to expel the envoy from the country. "I will...
  • Marines row: PM warns Italy of grave consequences March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The gloves are off. The two runaway marines have pitted India against Italy and the opposition against the government. The Prime Minister himself chose to speak on behalf of his government. He declared Italy had violated every rule of diplomatic discourse. The Kerala Chief Minister, Oommen Chandy, also...
  • Italian marines likely to return to Kerala today January 4, 2013

    Kochi: Putting an end to all speculations, the two Italian marines, allowed relaxation in bail conditions to fly back home to celebrate Christmas, are scheduled to arrive in Kochi on Friday morning, their lawyer said. Counsel for the Italian marines in Kochi told reporters on Thursday that the two are coming...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav, Suhasini Haidar May 30, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav and Suhasini Haidar. ...
  • News 360: Vishy Anand becomes world chess champion for 5th time May 30, 2012

    Viswanathan Anand retained his title with a 2.51.5 scoreline against Israel's Boris Gelfand in a tense rapid chess tiebreaker at Moscow. ...
  • Kerala: Court rejects Italians' bail plea May 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kollam sessions court on Saturday rejected the bail plea of the two Italian marines accused in the fishermen killing case. Meanwhile, in a new turn of events, Italy on Friday recalled its India ambassador Giacomo Monteforte to Rome. The ambassador was reportedly called back for consultations after the two...
  • Kerala: Verdict on Italians' bail plea today May 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kollam sessions court will on Saturday pronounce its verdict on the bail plea of the two Italian marines accused in the fishermen killings case. In a new turn of events, Italy on Friday recalled its India ambassador Giacomo Monteforte to Rome. The ambassador was reportedly called back for...