Italian Marines

  • Italian marine charged with Kerala fishmen's murder hospitalised Yesterday

    New Delhi: One of the two Italian marines detained in India on murder charges has been hospitalised in New Delhi, according to Italian defence ministry. Italian Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti will be flying to check on the condition of Massimiliano Latorre and to show support for his family members, who are...
  • 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 PM calls Modi for 'rapid, positive solution' on arrested marines August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking up the arrest of its two marines off the Kerala coast in the year 2012, Italian Prime Minister rang up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Monday evening to resolve the issue. During the telephonic conversation, Italian PM Matteo Renzi conveyed that he hoped for "rapid and positive...
  • Shinde immature in discussing the Dawood matter in the media: Modi April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has finally broken his silence on India's most wanted man Dawood Ibrahim. In an exclusive interview with Sandesh News, he said that the issue of bringing back Dawood to India was not a matter to be discussed openly in the...
  • 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)...
  • Modi questions Sonia over Italian marines, Nido Taniam cases March 31, 2014

    Itanagar: Campaigning aggressively for the Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made his pitch in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday. Speaking in Itanagar, Modi hit out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi over the Nido Taniam death case and fishermen killing case. Attacking the Congress over the Nido...
  • SC stays trial against Italian marines in the fishermen killing case March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the trial against Italian marines in the probe case of killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast. The marines had challenged the jurisdiction of the National Investigating Agency in probing the case. The SC has issued a notice to the NIA and...
  • 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...
  • After Italy's plea, UN to raise marines issue with India March 19, 2014

    New York: UN General Assembly President John Ashe has informed Italy that he will try and raise with India the issue of the two Italian marines who are being tried for killing two Indian fishermen during his three-day visit that begins today. Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Angelino Alfano...
  • 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...
  • India for resolving marines issue as expeditiously as possible February 26, 2014

    India on Wednesday admitted that the marines issue has "complicated" its relationship with Italy but said dropping of charges under the stringent anti-piracy SUA law against the two accused was an indication of a "way forward" to resolve the matter. Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said India was looking to resolve the...
  • 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...
  • Italian marines case: Delhi court to hear NIA's plea on March 31 February 25, 2014

    A Delhi court on Tuesday fixed March 31 for hearing arguments on NIA's plea to take "appropriate steps" to secure the custody of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012. Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar posted the case for March 31 after NIA's prosecutor...
  • India's decision on marines 'fruit of Italian firmness': Rome February 25, 2014

    Hours after India decided not to prosecute two of its marines accused of killing Indian fishermen under the strict anti-piracy SUA law, Italy on Tuesday said the decision was the "fruit of Italian firmness". The decision not to "apply the anti-terrorism law was the fruit of Italian firmness", Italian Premier Matteo...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 24, 2014

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  • UPA govt 'unduly generous' to Italian marines: RK Singh February 24, 2014

    Former Union Home Secretary RK Singh on Monday rejected the allegation that he was responsible for complicating the case relating to two Italian marines, accused of killing Indian fishermen off Kerala coast, and charged the UPA government was "unduly generous" to the marines". He said the charges under the tough anti-piracy...
  • News 360: Big blow to Lalu Prasad, alliance with LJP in doldrums February 24, 2014

    Even as reports of a split in the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar surfaced with 13 of its MLAs quitting the party, six of them denied having ditched Lalu Prasad. On the other hand, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party has decided to cement alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. ...
  • Relief for Italian marines, India not to try them under law with death penalty February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: 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...
  • Italian marines case: SC to hear Centre's response on anti-piracy law February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the government's response on whether the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February 2012 should be tried under a severe anti-piracy law, the SUA, which provides only death penalty as punishment. Italy has strongly objected to the move,...
  • No question of compromise in Italian Marines case: Antony February 24, 2014

    Kochi: Defence Minister A K Antony on Sunday said there was no question of any compromise with regard to the case relating to the two Italian marines who had allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in February 2012. "Government policy is that as per Indian rules the case will...
  • News 360: Lok Sabha passes Telangana Bill by voice votes February 18, 2014

    After days of protest and an unprecedented decision to black out the live telecast of the proceedings, Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) by a voice vote even as several MPs called it the "murder of democracy." ...
  • Italy recalls its India envoy over 'delay' in case against marines February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Italy on Tuesday recalled its ambassador from India in protest over delay in the legal proceedings against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen. Ambassador Daniele Mancini will return to Italy immediately for consultations. The Italy Foreign Ministry said in a statement, condemning "a new and unacceptable...
  • Under what law are Italian marines to be tried, SC to Centre February 18, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the central government to categorically spell out its stand about the law under which to try the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen. The apex court bench headed by Justice BS Chauhan said the government will spell out its stand in writing...
  • Italian marines issue bilateral: Ban Ki-moon February 13, 2014

    In a blow to Italy's attempt to internationalise the case of two Italian marines being tried in India for killing two fishermen, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked Rome to resolve the issue bilaterally. "It's better for the question to be addressed bilaterally, rather than with the involvement of the UN,"...
  • Need to send 'strong message' to India over marines issue: EU February 11, 2014

    The EU needs to send a "strong message" to India as the trial of two Italian marines for the killing of two Indian fishermen has "huge implications" for Europe's fight against piracy, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said. The case of the marines has "huge implications for Italy but...
  • Fishermen killing: Italy upset with India's move on marines February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Italy has lashed out over India's latest move in the Italian marines case where they have been charged under the anti-piracy laws for killing two Kerala fishermen. The Italian Prime Minister has sent a special envoy, Stefan De Mistura, to attend the court hearings and speak with Indian...
  • Prosecution order on Italian marines modified: A-G tells SC February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The stand-off between Indian and Italian authorities over the Italian marines case continues. The Attorney General has informed the Supreme Court that the government has modified its order on prosecuting the Italian marines and that they will no longer face the death penalty. The Italian government has, meanwhile,...
  • Italy scorns Indian decision to try marines with anti-piracy law February 9, 2014

    Rome harshly criticised an Indian decision to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fisherman under an anti-piracy and anti-terrorism 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...
  • Does MHA's changed stance on Italian marines indicate a deal in AgustaWestland? February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Home Ministry taking a U-turn and revising its sanction of trying the Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen under a law which has death penalty to a maximum 10 years imprisonment, speculations are rife of a possible deal with Italy against the backdrop of latest...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 7, 2014

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