FISHERMEN KILLING

  • Marines row: Italian government has been fair, says Salman Khurshid March 29, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said, "I think the Italian government has been very sensible. It took time to be persuaded. I have no problem to say that they have done a good job." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Italy Foreign Minister resigns over return of marines to India March 26, 2013

    Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi on Tuesday resigned over decision to send Italian marines to India for trial. Terzi on Friday had defended the move in an interview with 'La Repubblica' and had rejected calls from Italian politicians for him to quit. ...
  • Chandy writes to PM, asks for fast track court to try Italian marines March 24, 2013

    Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy has written to the Prime Minister asking for the setting up of a special fast track court in Kollam to try the two Italian marines who are charged with the murder of two Kerala fishermen. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Italy made a forced error of judgement, says Salman Khurshid March 22, 2013

    Speaking to CNNIBN, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that India has no angst against Italy. "They (Italy) had their political impulses, they had an election. There was strong political sentiment there," he said. ...
  • Marines' return a victory for us: Fishermen workers' forum March 22, 2013

    The Italian marines, facing trial for shooting dead two Indian fishermen in February 2012, returned on Friday. ...
  • Combined effort of Oppn to persuade govt on diplomacy worked: BJP March 22, 2013

    Reacting to Italy's decision to send back the marines, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it was a result of combined efforts of the Opposition, the government and the Supreme Court. "Must say the combined effort of the Opposition to persuade the government to carry on its diplomacy seems to have...
  • Law will remain as it is: Salman Khurshid on Italian marines March 22, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said that the Italian marines charged with the murders of two Indian fishermen will face trial as usual in India and that the law won't change. This comes even as the Italian foreign office said that they have been assured there will be no...
  • 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. ...
  • Italian marines row: SC to have final word as govt attempts to resolve deadlock March 18, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up Italian ambassador Daniel Mancini saying he can no longer claim immunity after the breach of trust. ...
  • Will abide by Supreme Court's order on Italian envoy, says MEA March 18, 2013

    The Ministry of External Affairs said it will abide by the Supreme Court's order on the Italian envoy and that a study of India-Italy relationship is underway. Coming down heavily on Italian Ambassador Daniel Mancini while hearing the case of Italian marines, the Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir not...
  • Italy to tell SC marines won't return to stand trial in India: Sources March 17, 2013

    Sources told CNN-IBN on Sunday that the Italian government will take a defiant stand in the Supreme Court of India over the Italian marines case and will tell the apex court that the two marines will not return to stand trail in India. ...
  • 'Italian envoy has no immunity against arrest order by SC' 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 an arrest order by the Supreme Court. The Italian envoy had assured the apex court that the marines would...
  • 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. ...
  • News 360: India hits back at Pak for passing resolution on Afzal's hanging March 15, 2013

    A day after Pakistan parliament passed a resolution on Afzal Guru's hanging, Parliament in India also passed a resolution in return condeming Pakistan's move saying Islamabad should not interfere in Delhi's internal matters. India also put on hold next month's hockey series with Pakistan on hold. ...
  • The Last Word: Has SC's order asking Italian envoy not to leave India further complicated the issue? March 14, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Italian ambassador to not leave India without its persmission. The apex court also asked him to explain his government's decision of not returning the Italian marines, who are facing a trial in the killings of two Kerala fishermen, to India. On his show...
  • 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. ...
  • The Last Word: Could India have handled the Italian marines issue in a better way? March 13, 2013

    With Italy's decision to not to send back the marines dominating the news, Karan Thapar discussed with a panel of experts whether India could have handled the matter in a better fashion. ...
  • Kerala CM meets PM, says Italian marines must return to India March 13, 2013

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy met the Prime Minister and discussed the issue. After the meeting Chandy said the marines will have to come back to India to face trial in the Kerala fishermen murder case. ...
  • Watch: PM warns Italy of consequences if it doesn't send marines March 13, 2013

    Taking a tough stand, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday accused Italy of violating "every rule of diplomatic discourse" and asked it to send back the two marines undergoing trial for killing Indian fishermen, failing which there will be consequences on bilateral ties. Responding to the issue raised by the Opposition...
  • India says Italy's stand on marines not acceptable March 12, 2013

    India-Italy diplomatic row intensified after marines, who were accused of killing Indian fishermen, refused to return and face trial. While Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said it was unacceptable, the BJP cried conspiracy. The Italian ambassador met the Foreign Secretary after he was summoned over the issue. ...
  • Fishermen killings: Italy's decision to not send back marines sparks off diplomatic row March 12, 2013

    The Italian envoy met the Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Matha, hours after the country refused to return the two marines charged with murder of two Kerala fishermen. Earlier at a meeting with a group of MPs from Kerala, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called the move "unacceptable". ...
  • Italy will prosecute marines, says senior journalist March 12, 2013

    Senior Italian journalist Maurizio Salvi has said that Italy will prosecute the two marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen. ...
  • Italian marines row: Govt colluding with Italy, says opposition March 12, 2013

    Opposition leaders on Tuesday alleged that the government was colluding with Italy in protecting the Italian marines involved in the Kerala fishermen killings. ...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav, Suhasini Haidar May 30, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav and Suhasini Haidar. ...