ITALIAN MARINES CASE

  • Italian Marines case: Plea filed in SC for medical examination of Latorre September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A victim, who was injured in firing by two Italian Marines today approached Supreme Court pleading it not to allow one of the accused Massimiliano Latorre, who claimed to have suffered brain stroke recently, to leave the country without verifying his medical condition. The victim, Freddy, who is also...
  • Italian marines case: Court to hear case on August 27 August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed August 27 for hearing the case involving two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012. The matter came up for hearing before Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh who asked the investigating officer of the case...
  • Italian marines case: Court to hear case on July 31 March 31, 2014

    A special court in New Delhi on Monday fixed July 31 for hearing the case of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, after it was informed that the Supreme Court has ordered that the proceedings be deferred. The National Investigation Agency (NIA)...
  • Italian marines case: Don't succumb to foreign pressure, Chandy tells PM March 21, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh requesting him to not succumb to foreign pressure in the Italian marines case. Chandy appealed to the PM to not release the duo without a trial. "Ever since the killing of the two fishermen, the entire people...
  • The Last Word: Has Indian government mishandled the Italian marines' case? February 25, 2014

    In a major relief for the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in February 2012, India has agreed to drop the anti-piracy charges against them. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that the marines will not be tried under the...
  • Italy scorns Indian decision to try marines with antipiracy law February 9, 2014

    Rome harshly criticised an Indian decision to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fisherman under an antipiracy and antiterrorism act, in a case that has strained relations between the two countries. Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, part of a military security team protecting a cargo ship off the coast...
  • 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...
  • Kerala fishermen killing case: Italy refuses to send witnesses to India August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major setback to the Kerala fishermen killing case, the Italian government has refused to send four marines witnesses who were present on board the Italian vessel 'Enrica Lexie' when two Indian fishermen were allegedly killed by Italian marines Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre off the Kerala...
  • 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...
  • Italian PM meets Khurshid on marines issue April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: After the National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a case against two Italian marines on Thursday for the murder of two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast last year, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti on Friday called up External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid to discuss the case. Italian Deputy...
  • 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 ...
  • Lights out at Colosseum in Rome to protest against marines case April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court lifted on Tuesday a threeweek order banning Italy's ambassador from leaving the country after Italy sent two marines back to India to face trial over the deaths of two Indian fishermen. The court had earlier banned the ambassador, Daniele Mancini, from leaving after Italy announced it...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...