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2 fishermen killed as cargo ship hits fishing boat

The boat carrying 14 fishermen was hit by the ship at around 2 AM around 20 nautical miles off Kochi coast.

Jun 11, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Italy could release conversation in which PM Narendra Modi allegedly asked for information on Sonia Gandhi, says Agusta middleman

It has been claimed that PM Modi held a private conversation with his Italian counterpart Renzi on the sidelines of a UN meeting.

May 13, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

Marine Salvatore​ Girone will be home 'in a few weeks', says Italian minister

Italy and India dispute jurisdiction over the drawn-out case and an arbitration verdict is not expected before August 2018 at the earliest.

May 03, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

UN tribunal's order on Italain marines affirms SC's authority: Govt

Government on Tuesday asserted in Lok Sabha that the UN arbitration tribunal's order allowing a murder-accused Italian marine to return home from India pending its proceedings has "affirmed" the Supreme Court's authority and not questioned it.

May 03, 2016, 15:01 PM IST

'Deal between PM Modi and Italy to fix Sonia Gandhi': BJP moves privilege motion against Ghulam Nabi Azad

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday moved a privilege motion against leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad over his remark that there was a deal between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi to fix Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

May 02, 2016, 16:34 PM IST

SC allows Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre to stay in Italy till Sep 30

The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre's stay outside India till September 30 since arbitration proceedings are underway.

Apr 26, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

Italy demands release of marine

Italy on Wednesday asked judges in The Hague to order India to release a detained Italian marine, hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi was due at an EU-India summit in Brussels at which he aims to defuse the long-running row with Rome.

Mar 30, 2016, 15:44 PM IST

Italian Marine Latorre facing trial in India posts arrest video on Facebook

 Massimiliano Latorre, one of two Italian Marines facing trial in India for the killing of two fishermen, has posted a video on Facebook of his arrest four years ago, accompanied by the soundtrack of Italian rocker Vasco Rossi`s smash hit "Give a sense to my life".

Feb 20, 2016, 23:45 PM IST

'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.

Feb 03, 2016, 00:33 AM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2016, 17:18 PM IST

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

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

Jan 13, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

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.

Jan 13, 2016, 12:19 PM IST

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.

Jan 13, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

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.

Jan 12, 2016, 22:00 PM IST

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".

Aug 12, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

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.

Aug 06, 2015, 21:51 PM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2015, 14:44 PM IST