'British arms agent claims Modi govt offered to trade Italian marines in exchange for proof against Sonia Gandhi'
'British arms agent claims Modi govt offered to trade Italian marines in exchange for proof against Sonia Gandhi'

A British arms agent, wanted in a helicopter scam, has alleged that Narendra Modi government offered Italy the freedom of two marines in exchange for evidence linking Sonia Gandhi to the corruption.

Hope marines can stay in Italy during arbitration: Rome

Gentiloni`s remarks came after a court in the Hague said the arbitration verdict in the case would not come before August 2018.

Italy govt rejects reports about Italian marine not to return to India
Italy govt rejects reports about Italian marine not to return to India

Italy government on Wednesday rejected media reports that claimed that one the country's two marines, charged for killing Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast four years ago, will not face trial in India.

Supreme Court extends Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre's stay in Italy
Supreme Court extends Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre's stay in Italy

The international arbitration in the case is due to begin on January 18.

Marine 'not returning' to India violation of solemn undertaking by Italy: Shashi Tharoor

Expressing solidarity with the people of Kerala, Tharoor said that not just the people of Kerala but the people of India will also take the matter seriously.

Will urge PM Modi to bring Italian marine back to India: Chandy
Will urge PM Modi to bring Italian marine back to India: Chandy

Earlier, a senator in Rome said that the marine will not be returning to India to face trial after being allowed home temporarily for medical treatment.

Fishermen killing case: Marine Latorre will not return to India, says Italian senator
Fishermen killing case: Marine Latorre will not return to India, says Italian senator

Latorre was allowed by the Supreme Court in September 2014 to go to Italy initially for four months after he had suffered a brain stroke. His stay there was extended subsequently.

Marines case: India cautions tribunal against trusting Italy

India has cautioned an international tribunal here to be careful about trusting Italy, which took the case of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala's coast, to it saying Rome has a record of defaulting on its "sovereign word".

Foreign lawyers to appear for India in Italian marines case

Two foreign lawyers, experts in international arbitration, have been hired by India to challenge Italy's move to take the issue of two of its marines, accused of killing fishermen off Kerala coast, to an international tribunal in Hamburg, Germany, next week.

India to contest Italy's decision on marines in ITLOS

India will challenge Italy's decision to take the issue of two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen three years ago, to an international tribunal which will hear it on August 10-11 in Hamburg, Germany.

Marines case: India likely to accept Italian plea for international arbitration

India is likely to agree to Italy's plea for an international arbitration over the alleged involvement of two Italian marines in the killing of Indian fishermen off Kerala coast three years ago.

SC extends Latorre's stay in Italy by six months

The Supreme Court on Monday extended Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre's stay in the European country on medical grounds by six months.

Italy opts for arbitration with India on marines issue

Italy on Friday said it had decided to seek international arbitration within the framework of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos) with India over a case relating to two Italian marines who are accused of shooting two Indian fishermen in 2012, Italian news agency ANSA reported.

EU-India summit off as Italian marines case rankles

Plans for the European Union to host a summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have collapsed amid acrimony over delays to the trial of two Italian marines for murder in the 2012 killing of two Indian fishermen.

European Parliament adopts resolution on Italian marines; India disapproves

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution asking India to allow the return of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen, drawing a sharp reaction from New Delhi which termed the step as not "well advised" as the matter was sub-judice.

Italian marines case: Latorre moves SC for extension of stay in Italy

Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre, accused of two killing fishermen, has approached the Supreme Court seeking extension of his stay in Italy citing health reasons, as per news reports on Wednesday.

Italian marines row: UN chief's position remains unchanged

United Nations: The ongoing Italian marines row with India has not generated any new response from the United Nations, with the spokesperson for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon saying the position of the UN chief over the issue remains unchanged.

UN won't get involved with Italian marines facing trial in India

 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesman refused Monday to be drawn into the controversy surrounding the two Italian marines facing trial in India over the killing of two fisherman off the Kerala coast amid reports that the Italian prime minister has asserted that a "direct channel" had been opened with New Delhi raising hopes of a settlement.

'Will see' if marine is fit enough to return to India: Italy
'Will see' if marine is fit enough to return to India: Italy

Rome: The Italian government "will see" if one of the two marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 is fit enough to return to India, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni has said.

Marines case: Italian Ambassador Mancini leaves for home

Amid continued stand-off between India and Italy over the issue of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012, Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini on Saturday left for home reportedly for "consultations."