Kerala Fishermen

  • After Italy's plea, UN to raise marines issue with India 19-03-2014 11:07 AM

    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...
  • Fishermen killings case: Italy appeals to UN to help free marines 18-03-2014 02:38 PM

    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...
  • Relief for Italian marines, India not to try them under law with death penalty 24-02-2014 01:46 PM

    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...
  • Italian marines case: SC to hear Centre's response on anti-piracy law 24-02-2014 09:30 AM

    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...
  • Italy recalls its India envoy over 'delay' in case against marines 18-02-2014 03:12 PM

    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...
  • Fishermen killing: Italy upset with India's move on marines 11-02-2014 01:59 PM

    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...
  • Does MHA's changed stance on Italian marines indicate a deal in AgustaWestland? 08-02-2014 10:27 AM

    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...
  • NIA to file charge sheet against two Italian marines soon 21-01-2014 11:48 PM

    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...
  • MHA may deny Italian marines' prosecution under law that gives death 15-01-2014 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry is likely to deny sanction to prosecute two Italian marines accused of killing two Kerala fishermen under a law which provides only death penalty. If the Home Ministry denies sanction to NIA to prosecute the two Italian marines under the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against...
  • Fishermen killing: 'Italy will do everything to bring back marines' 17-08-2013 08:25 PM

    Rome: Italy will do everything to bring back by Christmas two of its marines, who have been in India for over one-and-a-half years to face trial for killing two Indian fishermen, the country's special envoy in the case has said. The trial could begin by early September and if it...
  • Fishermen killings: NIA to start fresh probe 26-04-2013 08:37 PM

    New Delhi: In the wake of Supreme Court allowing NIA to conduct probe into killing of two Kerala fishermen, the agency will begin the inquiry afresh and question all foreign witnesses present on the Italian ship. Official sources said NIA, which slapped the stringent Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety...
  • NIA will continue to probe Italian marines' case: SC 26-04-2013 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Team (NIA) will continue with its investigation against the Italian marines, who allegedly killed two fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, ruled the Supreme Court on Friday. Italy had questioned the jurisdiction of the NIA to probe the case against its marines saying the...
  • SC defers pronouncement of order in Italian marines case 22-04-2013 07:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday deferred the pronouncement of its order on the question of National Investigating Agency's (NIA) jurisdiction to probe the case against two Italian marines who allegedly killed Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012. The apex court, which had on April 16 posted...
  • Marines case: Italy tells SC that it objects to NIA probe 16-04-2013 12:12 PM

    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....
  • Will honour assurance given to Italy on marines: Home Secy 08-04-2013 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding NIA slapping murder charge against two Italian marines, India will honour the assurance given to Italy that the duo will not face death penalty for allegedly killing two fishermen off Kerala coast. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will not press for death sentence against the marines -...
  • We made a lot of mistakes in marines issue, admits Italian Deputy FM 23-03-2013 08:51 PM

    Staffan de Mistura escorted back the two marines to India on Friday. He was speaking to Karan Thapar. ...
  • Italian marines' return: Is this a moment of triumph for the govt or the SC? 22-03-2013 11:25 PM

    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 22-03-2013 08:07 PM

    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 22-03-2013 01:41 PM

    Reacting to Italy's decision to send back the marines, BJP also gave credit to the Supreme Court for its tough stand. ...
  • Law will remain as it is: Salman Khurshid on Italian marines 22-03-2013 11:02 AM

    But sources also say there is a possibility that the marines could serve their prison term in Italy. ...