Year after son's death, family demands Rs 100 cr compensation, claims youth was on boat fired at by Italian marine
The family of Prijin A, who died by suicide last year, said he had sustained minor injuries in the incident and had later fallen into depression
The Supreme Court decision to release the lone Italian marine detained in the country in connection with the killing of two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in 2012 has dashed the fishing community’s hopes for justice.
A UN tribunal asked both India and Italy to "suspend" all court proceedings involving two Italian marines charged with the killing of two Indian fishermen.
Italy and India have been ordered by a UN tribunal to stop all court proceedings on the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012.
India has sought rejection of Italy's plea to an international tribunal for handing over of two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted three months extension to Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre, accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, to stay in his country on medical grounds.
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed one of the two Italian marines, facing murder charges in India, to travel to his country for medical treatment.
By simply going back and forth between government, prosecution and the judiciary, India has wasted two years in trying the marines who shot two Kerala fishermen in 2012. We have undercut our own case by inexcusable delays
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.
The Home Ministry is likely to decide in the next few days on NIA's move seeking sanction to prosecute two Italian marines accused of killing two Kerala fishermen under a law which provides only death penalty.
Welcoming Italy's decision to send back marines charged with the killing of two fishermen, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday said the development clearly established the fact that no country can question the sovereignty of India.
While Italian public opinion is firmly behind their government, the media have been split along ideological lines, with left-leaning publications attacking Rome's "scandalous' behaviour.
The Supreme Court cannot do much to rein in the recalcitrant Italian ambassador, only the government can. Is it ready to flex its muscles?
The Italian government has requested the Indian government to set up a meeting at diplomatic level in order to reach an amicable solution of the controversy.
Unless the Indian government responds with vigour, even risking a diplomatic standoff with Italy, the suspicion that this is part of a "political deal" to sabotage two trials - of the Italian marines in India and of the AgustaWestland deal in Italy - will be validated.
The Supreme Court today issued notice to the centre on a petition by two Italian marines seeking the court's nod to travel back to their country to exercise their franchise in the ongoing elections in Italy.
New Delhi's failure to stand up to Italy’s meddling only validates Rome’s perception that India is a banana republic – and the course of justice can indeed be subverted one way or another.
The naval guards are lodged in the Central prison at Thiruvanathapuram for nearly three months.