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DMK seeks joint probe on killing

DMK MPs on Thursday demanded a joint investigation by India and UAE into the firing on fishermen by a US Navy ship that resulted in the death of one of them besides providing interim compensation to t

TN fishermen skip Chennai PoE for trip


No fisherman in Tamil Nadu has taken emigration clearance from the Protector of Emigrants (PoE) at Chennai to go abroad on his search for greener pastures in the last five years.

The emigration law

Enrica to submit Rs 3 cr bank guarantee


The owners of the Italian vessel Enrica Lexie will submit a bank guarantee of Rs 3 core before the registrar of Kerala High Court as per the apex court’s directive for order to get release of the vess

State not to appeal on Enrica Lexie settlement

In the wake of the Italian representatives’ submission before the Supreme Court that they wanted to make necessary amendments to the agreement signed with the victims of the Enrica Lexie firing, and t

Enrica Lexie: SC stand boosts morale of state legal team


The Italians might have managed to get favourable statements from Freddie, the owner of the boat, St Antony, and relatives of the two killed fishermen but the state government on Monday took strong ob

Remand period extended for Italian marines


Chief judicial magistrate A. K. Gopakumar on Monday, extended the remand period of Italian marines Salvatore Girone and Lattore Massimillano for 11 days more, till May 11.

“The court extended the rem

Freddie does a somersault


An agreement signed by Freddie to arrive at a settlement with Republic of Italy, the owner of the boat involved in firing with Italian vessel Enrica Lexie, pointed out that he was sleeping at the time

HC holds Rs 3 cr on technical grounds


The Kerala High Court registry on Wednesday refused to hand over the Rs 3 crore demand draft submitted before the registrar towards the compensation claims of the victims in the Italian firing case.

Indian sailors on Lexie at sea

All eyes may now be on the Italian marines locked up in the Poojappura Central Prison for killing two fishermen.

But locked away from the eyes of the world are 19 Indian sailors on board the vessel

Pardon may help marines in Italy

The relatives of the two fishermen who signed the agreement for the Rs 2 crore compensation have also made it clear that they have pardoned the two marines responsible for the shooting.

They also di

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