Tag Archives: India

India must halt case on Italy marine shooting

Fish traders help pirates in the Sundarbans

In the face of stern actions from the administration, notorious pirate groups of the Sundarbans have reorganised in smaller factions with the support of local fish traders. Continue reading

SC allows Italian marine to stay home for another six months

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Italian marine Massimilano Latorre – accused with his colleague Salvatore Girone of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in February 2012 after mistaking them for pirates – another six months to stay home in Italy on health grounds. Continue reading

‘Devastated’ crew of Seaman Guard Ohio could wait six months for trial to start

By Marcus Hand from Singapore

It could take up to six months for the trial in India of the crew of Seaman Guard Ohio to begin, following a reversal of the judgement a year earlier that they have no charges to answer. Continue reading

Six ‘stranded’ Britons face India weapons charge trial

Six British men unable to leave India for nearly two years despite charges against them being dropped have been told they must face trial after all. Continue reading

Italy invokes arbitration as India further delays marines’ trial

Jem Newton

Italy has tired of delays in bringing to trial in India two Italian marines accused of firing on and killing two fishermen while guarding an oil tanker against piracy attack. Continue reading

AdvanFort personnel still stuck in India

Bootle ex-soldier Paul Towers still stuck in India despite gun-running charges being dropped

A Merseyside ex-soldier who has been held in India for more than 18 months has been told he faces a further wait before he knows whether or not he will be freed. Continue reading