ITALIAN SHIP

  • Fishermen killing: 'Italy respects the Indian Supreme Court' December 16, 2012

    The Italian Defence Minister met the two marines facing criminal trial over the killing of two Kerala fishermen in Kochi early on Sunday. ...
  • No immunity for Italian marines: Centre to SC August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the Italian marines who killed two Indian fishermen in February this year, purportedly mistaking them for pirates, did not enjoy any diplomatic immunity and are liable to be prosecuted here under Indian penal laws. Appearing before a bench of justices...
  • Stay on proceedings against Italian marines extended July 30, 2012

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday extended till August 8 the stay on the proceedings before a Kollam court against two Italian marines facing murder charge for shooting to death two Indian fishermen off Kerala waters in February. The court had on July 24 stayed the proceedings till Monday. When...
  • Fishermen killing: HC dismisses Italy's petition May 29, 2012

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by the Italian Government seeking quashing of the FIR against two of its marines, who allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen off the state coast in February and slapped a cost of Rs one lakh on it. Dismissing the petition, Justice PS...
  • Italian marines to be shifted to Kochi May 24, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Two Italian marines, lodged in the Central Prison here for allegedly shooting to death two Indian fishermen, would be shifted to Kochi. This was decided by the state government on Wednesday in view of the Supreme Court direction to it to take a stand on the plea of the...
  • Italian marines to be shifted to Kochi May 23, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Two Italian marines lodged in the Central Prison here for allegedly shooting to death two Indian fishermen, would be shifted to Kochi. This was decided by the state government on Wednesday in view of the Supreme Court direction to it to take a stand on the plea of the Italian...
  • Won't interfere in the trial of 2 Italians: Govt May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding Italy's unhappiness over the "unacceptable nature of the judicial developments" involving two of its marines, India on Tuesday made it clear that it will not "interfere" in the trial of two Italians facing murder charges in Kerala. "The judicial process is on and the Government of India is...
  • Rome: Hundreds protest for 2 marines held in India May 13, 2012

    Rome: Several hundred demonstrators made their way through the centre of Rome on Saturday in support of two Italian marines being held in a prison in India awaiting trail. The two men, Salvatore Girone and Massilimiano Latorre, are accused of shooting and killing two Indian fishermen they mistook for pirates. They...
  • Kerala may move Italian marines to guest house May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Kerala government to consider within one week the plea for transferring to a guest house the two Italian marines, arrested in connection with the killing of Indian fishermen, on board the Enrica Lexie. A bench of justices Altamas Kabir and SS Nijjar...
  • Fishermen killing: SC allows release of Italian ship May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a conditional release of Italian ship MV Enrica Lexie. The marines on board the ship had shot dead two Indian fishermen. The apex court asked the owner, master and shipping agent of the ship in India to give an undertaking to the Kerala...
  • Fishermen killing: Italy clarifies on Rs 1 crore deal May 1, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Italy on Tuesday alleged that the compromised reached between it and the families of the two fishermen killed earlier this year by two Italian marines on board an Italian ship Enrica Lexie, was "a gesture of goodwill" and was not to be "misread as a settlement of claim". Italy told...
  • Remand of Italian marines extended by a fortnight April 30, 2012

    Kollam (Ker): The judicial remand of the two marines of Italian ship Enrica Lexie, charged with shooting dead two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast, was extended by 14 days by a court on Monday. Latore Massimiliano and Salvatore Girone were brought from the Central Prison in Thiruvanantapuram and produced before Chief...
  • Fishermen killing: Fishing boat owner to settle issue April 26, 2012

    Kochi: After families of two fishermen shot dead by marines onboard 'Enrica Lexie' reached a compromise with Italian authorities, the owner of the boat in which the victims were out for fishing has also agreed to settle the case. Notwithstanding the criminal case pending against the two marines involved in the...
  • Somali pirates release MT Enrico, 7 Indians freed April 25, 2012

    Mumbai: An Italian vessel captured by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman in December with 18 crew members, including seven Indians, has been released. MT Enrico Ievoli, hijacked on December 27, has been released by the pirates, the Director General of Shipping said in a statement in Mumbai on Tuesday. The...
  • Fishermen killing: Families' loss irreparable April 24, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Italian government on Tuesday signed a one crore compensation deal with families of the two fishermen shot dead by Italian marines. The two families have now withdrawn all petitions against the Italian crew. But crucially, the criminal case against the Italian marines filed by the Kerala government is...
  • Case against Italian marines to continue: MEA April 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding the compensation of Rs one crore to the families of two fishermen allegedly killed by two Italian marines, the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said the detention case against those two Italians will continue. Reiterating India's position that it has the jurisdiction over the matter, official spokesperson...
  • Fishermen deaths: SC notice to Govt on Italian marines' release April 23, 2012

    The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre on Italian marines' release. The matter has been posted for hearing on May 8. ...
  • 'No decision on taking Raval off Italian ship case' April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: With Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy pushing for removal of Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval from the case involving the Italian ship, Union Law Ministry said no decision has been taken so far on the issue. Sources in the Law Ministry said any decision would be taken by the...
  • Centre distances from ASG's report on Italian ship April 21, 2012

    Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram: Centre on Saturday distanced itself from Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval's submission in the Supreme Court that India has no jurisdiction to detain an Italian ship from which marines shot dead two Indian fishermen, asserting that it happened in Indian waters. "Government is clear that the incident happened in Indian...
  • Fishermen deaths: It's Kerala govt vs the Centre April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The families of the two Kerala fishermen shot dead by Italian marines in February this year agreed to withdraw their cases on Friday after an Italian compensation offer of Rs 1 crore. However, in more drama, the Centre's lawyer in the Supreme Court faulted the Kerala Police for detaining...
  • 'Kerala had no jurisdiction to detain Italian ship' April 20, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The families of two fishermen who were shot dead by Italian marines at sea have agreed to withdraw their cases after an Italian compensation offer of Rs 1 crore. But there was twist in New Delhi as well when the centre's lawyer in the Supreme Court said the Kerala...
  • Kerala had no right to detain Italian ship: Govt April 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said that the Kerala police had no authority to detain the Italian ship 'Enrica Lexie'. The Centre told the Supreme Court that the Kerala Police Station had no jurisdiction to detain the ship or probe the incident as the incident occurred on high...
  • Italy moves SC, seeks release of two marines April 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Italian government on Friday approached the Supreme Court seeking the release of its two navy personnel who were arrested by the Kerala police for the killing of two Indian fishermen. Sources said that they have pleaded that the FIR against the marines should quashed. Italy on Friday reportedly...
  • SC notice to Kerala Police on Italian ship April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to Kerala Police and the state's mercantile marine department on a petition by the owners of Italian ship MT Enrica Lexie seeking a direction for its release so that it could continue with its voyage, having been detained after two of...
  • Court rejects plea for convicting Italian ship captain April 5, 2012

    Kollam: A local court on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking to enlist as an accused, the captain of Italian ship Enrica Lexie in the case of gunning down of two Indian fishermen allegedly by marines aboard the vessel. Chief Judicial Magistrate AK Gopakumar turned down the plea in this regard by...
  • Kerala HC extends stay on Italian ship's release April 3, 2012

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday extended by a day, the stay imposed on the release of the Italian vessel Enrica Lexie, which was involved in the killing of two Indian fishermen. A Division Bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice V Chitambaresh passed the order while considering...
  • Kerala HC orders release of Italian ship March 29, 2012

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday ordered release of Italian ship Enrica Lexie, detained off Kochi port for over a month in connection with the gunning down of two Indian fishermen allegedly by marines aboard the vessel. Allowing the plea of ship owners Dolphin Tankers, Justice P S Gopinathan directed...
  • 'Italian ship will have to wait till forensic report' March 29, 2012

    Kochi: The Kerala government on Wednesday informed the High Court that a decision on whether Italian ship Enrica Lexie, from which marines had opened fire killing two Indian fishermen, can be allowed to sail depends on the forensic report of the firearms seized from the ship. Counsel for the government said...
  • Fishermen case: Italians' custody ends today March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The police custody of the Italian marines accused of killing two Kerala fishermen ends on Monday and they will be produced before the court in Kollam. On Thursday the state government asked the High Court to disallow the Italian ship from leaving Indian water as investigations were still...
  • India stands firm in Italian marines row: Antony March 14, 2012

    Piravom (Kerala): Indian laws would be applied to the two Italian marines who are now in judicial custody for killing two Indian fishermen, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Tuesday. "The Indian judiciary is the most transparent and has come under wide appreciation from all quarters. The government has no influence...