The Gujarat chief minister said that the country will see better times after 182 days.
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, who assumed office on 28 April, appointed Mistura as his Special Envoy to handle the marines issue.
The Supreme Court today lifted the travel sanctions imposed on the Italian ambassador over the issue of the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen.
The Supreme Court cannot do much to rein in the recalcitrant Italian ambassador, only the government can. Is it ready to flex its muscles?
Focussing on Mr Mancini lets the government off the hook for punishing Italy for its decision to lie to India’s Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court has slammed Italian envoy Daniele Mancini, saying that they had no trust in him anymore, and prohibiting him from leaving India till further orders.
An alert has been sent to all airports and immigration outposts not to allow Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini to leave India under any circumstances, reported CNN-IBN.
The Italian government continues to brazen it out because it has made the political calculation that the Indian government, for all the sound and fury from New Delhi, will not push back beyond a point.
Tracking the latest updates in the Italy marines case in the wake of the historical decision by the Supreme Court of India.
If the Italians are willing to lie and defy the Indian courts and public opinion in India, clearly there is a racist angle to their perfidy.
The Italian envoy said competent authorities in his country will give "finest" attention to India's views on the whole issue.
Tracking the latest developments in the diplomatic standoff between India and Italy.
Describing the current standoff as "difficult moments" for the two countries, Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini said he will not shy away from finding a solution.