Italian marines challenge NIA probe in fishermen killing

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre on the petition filed by two Italian marines challenging the jurisdiction of NIA to prosecute and probe the case of killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012.

India for resolving marines issue as expeditiously as possible

India on Wednesday admitted that the marines issue has "complicated" its relationship with Italy.

Italian marines case: Court to hear NIA`s plea on March 31

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.

Italy recalls India ambassador over case against marines

Italy on Tuesday recalled its ambassador from India in protest over a new delay in the legal proceedings against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.

Italian marines case: India says law of the land will apply

India on Tuesday asserted that law of the land will apply with regard to the two Italian marines, facing trial for alleged killing of two fishermen, notwithstanding the unhappiness among the Italian "friends" over the nature of charges invoked against them.

Fishermen killing: Italian marines to escape death penalty

The Home Ministry has revised sanction given to prosecute the two Italian marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast.

Italian marines may escape death penalty

Two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast, may escape death penalty with the Home Ministry on Tuesday agreeing not to press for the capital punishment against them.

Kerala fishermen killing: Italy concerned over delay in trial, refuses to send witnesses

Expressing concern over the delay in the trial of its marines charged with murder, Italy on Wednesday ruled out sending four seamen as witnesses in the case and sought other legal options to take forward the investigation.

Fishermen killing: 4 Italian marines refuse to come to India for deposition

Four Italian marines, who were witness to the killing of fishermen off Kerala coast allegedly by two of their colleagues, have refused to come to India for deposing as witness, which will further delay the case.

Italian marines deserve to be home for Christmas: Envoy

The two Italian Marines facing trial in India for murder deserve to return home for Christmas, and Rome will do its utmost to achieve this, Italy`s special envoy in the case has said.

Marines’ case: Italian ship`s second master deposes before NIA

The second top official of Italian merchant ship Enrica Lexie, from which two marines shot and killed two Indian fishermen on February 15 last year deposed before the National Investigation Agency official probing the case.

Delay in trial of Italian marines as witnesses don`t appear

The trial against two Italian marines will be delayed as a few foreign witnesses of the case have not yet appeared before investigators.

Italian marines’ case: Italy refuses to send four witnesses to India

The Italian government has reportedly refused to send four of its marines to appear as witnesses for questioning in the ‘Enrica Lexia’ case in which two of its marines are facing trial for killing of Indian fishermen.

Expecting fair, speedy trial in Italian marines case: Envoy

Italy on Saturday said it expects "fair and fast" trial of its marines, allegedly involved in the killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast that should be to the satisfaction of both the countries.

Marines were willing to return to India: Italian Def Minister

An emotional Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola has said that the two Italian marines who were sent back to India to face trial for the killing of Indian fishermen did so willingly.

Italian marine`s mother says justice has been done

The mother of one of the Italian marines facing trial in India for killing two Indian fishermen on Sunday said justice has been done and "everything is fine now".

Italian Marines` case: BJP hits out at Kerala government

BJP accused Kerala`s UDF Government of trying to save two Italian marines accused in Enrica Lexie case instead of ensuring justice to families of slain fishermen.

Marines’ case: Victim`s wife says justice is important

The wife of one of the two fishermen on Friday said what was important is that the victims` families get justice.

Italian marines surrender passport in trial court

The two Italian marines, facing murder charges in Kerala, on Friday surrendered their passports at the trial court here within hours of returning to India after Christmas holidays at home.

Fishermen killing: Italian Defence Minister arrives in Kochi

The two marines have moved a petition in the Kerala High Court here yesterday seeking relaxation of bail conditions to enable them to visit Italy for Christmas.