INDIAN FISHERMEN KILLING

  • Italian marines case: Probe likely to be delayed May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The NIA probe into the killing of two Kerala fishermen is likely to be delayed as several key documents are being translated from Malayalam and Italian to English and the agency needs to question all foreign witnesses present on the Italian ship who left India long ago. Several key...
  • Marines case: Italy tells SC that it objects to NIA probe April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Italy has told the Supreme Court that it objects to the National Investigation Agency taking over the marines' case. Italy is concerned because the NIA is empowered to deal with maritime piracy and terrorism and serious charges under these can lead to a call for the death penalty. The...
  • NIA registers case against two Italian marines April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Three days after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) handed over the Italian marines case to the National Investigative Agency (NIA), a case has finally been registered against them. The First Information Report (FIR) will be presented before the special court in Patiala House on Friday. The MHA ...
  • Business interests considered while sending back marines: Italy PM March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Italy's Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi had resigned over the government's decision to return the two marines to India to stand trial for killing two Kerala fishermen. Reacting to the resignation, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said, "The Foreign Minister resigned without discussing with the government. Italy had to...
  • Italian marines to return, but won't be arrested or given death March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The two Italian marines, Massimiliano Lattore and Salvatore Girone, charged with killing two Indian fishermen are set to return to India. While India has called it a diplomatic victory, it has also assured Italy that the marines will not be arrested on their return and neither will they...
  • 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...
  • Full text: Khurshid's statement on Italian marines in Parliament March 22, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid in his statement in Parliament said the Italian marines will not get death sentence as the Indian fishermen killings case was not a rarest of rare case. He also said they won't be arrested if they return before the apex court's deadline. "The two Italian...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • India's tough stand forces Italy to agree to send back marines March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: It is a victory for India in the stand-off with Italy over the fate of the two Italian marines, Massimiliano Lattore and Salvatore Girone, accused of killing two Kerala fishermen. The Italian government has said that the marines will be sent back to India on Friday. Italian authorities...
  • EU warns India over bar on Italian ambassador March 20, 2013

    Brussels: India would be breaking international law if it stops Italy's ambassador from leaving the country in a dispute over two Italian marines charged with killing two Indian fishermen, the European Union said on Tuesday. The statement was the bloc's most forceful intervention yet in the festering dispute over the marines...
  • Marines row: No country should take India for granted, says Sonia March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Breaking her silence for the first time on the Italian marines case, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that no country should take India for granted. Sonia further said that the diplomatic immunity issue of Italian Ambassador Daniel Mancini must be taken up immediately. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on Monday...
  • Italy says India violating diplomatic immunity law March 19, 2013

    Rome: Italy said on Monday the decision by India's Supreme Court to bar the Italian ambassador from leaving the country violated diplomatic immunity law, but added it hoped to amicably resolve a dispute over the killing of two Indian fishermen by Italian marines. The Supreme Court last week ordered the envoy,...
  • India may expel the Italian ambassador: Surya Gangadharan March 18, 2013

    How can New Delhi and Rome cooperate to work out a solution which will be acceptable to both parties? CNN-IBN's international affairs editor Surya Gangadharan shared his perspective in an interaction with IBNLive readers on the matter. Q. What should India do so that those killer marines...
  • SC says Italian envoy has no immunity March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Italian Ambassador Daniel Mancini while hearing the case of Italian marines, the Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir not only restrained him from leaving the country till further orders, he also added that a person who comes to the court and gives an undertaking...
  • Italian envoy likely to claim full immunity in SC today March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after the Italian government refused to send back the two marines charged in the killing of two Indian fishermen in Kerala, Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini is expected to respond to the Supreme Court's notice on Monday. Will the apex court act against the envoy? It could be...
  • Airports alerted to prevent Italian envoy from leaving India March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Airports across the country have been alerted to prevent Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini from leaving the country, sources have told CNN-IBN. A message has been sent to all immigration outposts across the country in compliance with the Supreme Court order by the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Supreme Court...
  • Marines row: India stops new envoy to Italy from taking charge March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: India has stopped its new ambassador to Italy from taking charge over the marines issue. Sources in the Ministry of External Affairs say this will come as a clear signal of India's tough intentions. Sources say that at a time when India is mulling action against Italian ambassador...
  • Marines row: SC restrains Italian envoy from leaving India March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini restraining him from leaving India over Italy's decision of not sending back its marines charged with the murder of two Kerala fishermen. The court has given time till March 18 to the ambassador to respond to...
  • Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini summoned again March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: 7.00 pm: Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini was summoned again on Thursday evening over the marines issue. The meeting lasts over 40 minutes. 5:09 pm: India seeks EU's support in the Italian marines issue, say sources. 4:10 pm: The MEA spokesperson said that India will take further action in the marines'...
  • Differences withing govt over Italian envoy's diplomatic immunity March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after sending out a stern warning to Italy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday and reports indicate that the issue of the Italian marines is likely to be discussed. This could include what punitive actions need to be taken...
  • 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. ...
  • PM sends a stern warning to Italy over marines March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: India took a stern stand against Italy on Wednesday with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warning it of consequences if doesn't send its marines to India to face trial in the fishermen killing case. In fact, sources have indicated that the Ministry of Home Affairs has informed the Ministry...
  • 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...
  • Full text: PM's statement in Parl on Italy's decision on marines March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday warned Italy of consequences if it did not send its marines to India for trial in the Kerala fishermen murder case. Speaking in parliament, Manmohan Singh said, "Our government has insisted that the Italian authorities respect the undertakings they have given to...
  • Italian envoy shouldn't get diplomatic immunity, say MHA sources March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: 2:08 pm: While Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini justified Italy's decision of not sending marines to India, Home Ministry sources have said no diplomatic immunity should be given to Italian ambassador. The Ministry of External Affairs discussed the situation with the Ministry of Home Affairs and sources say that...
  • India threatens diplomatic action as Italy refuses to send back marines March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Two days after the Italian government snubbed India by deciding not to send back its marines charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen, the Indian government is finally taking strong steps against Italy and threatening tough diplomatic action. Sources have told CNN-IBN that India may expel Italian...
  • Harish Salve quits as Italy's lawyer in fishermen case March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: In another counter-blow to Italy from India, senior counsel Harish Salve has refused to appear for Italy any more in the Kerala fishermen killings case. This comes after Italy refused to send back its marines to India. In a statement, Harish salve said, "I have informed the Italian...
  • Italian envoy to India may be asked to leave, say sources March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The stand-off between India and Italy is fast snowballing into a diplomatic crisis. Two days after Italy refused to send its marines back to stand trial in Indian fishermen murder case, India is taking steps to regain lost ground. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Italian ambassador to...
  • Italy's refusal to send back marines a betrayal: BJP March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday termed as 'betrayal and bluff' the Italian government's refusal to send back two marines charged with shooting dead two Indian fishermen and demanded that all efforts be made to bring them back to face trial in the case. "This is betrayal and bluff by the...