Ten fishermen held in Odisha

Ten fishermen have been taken into custody by forest personnel on charge of trespassing into prohibited water-zone of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Tamil Nadu fishermen go on indefinite fast

About 250 fishermen began an indefinite fast in front of the bus stand here on Wednesday, demanding the release of 14 fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy since June 2, and also their boats.

Seven fishermen from East Godavari district go missing at sea

East Godavari district collector H Arun Kumar issued a statement here on Tuesday that the Andhra Pradesh state government will extended all assistance to fishermen who went missing at sea.

KV Thomas urges Centre to give ration to fishermen hit by ban

Senior Congress leader KV Thomas on Tuesday urged the Centre to provide free ration to fishermen affected by the ban imposed on fishing by mechanised boats for the months of June and July.

Coast Guard rescues six stranded fishermen

The Coast Guard rescued six fishermen on board a vessel stranded at sea off Devi river near Odisha's Puri district, an officer said on Monday.

India, Pakistan using fishermen as bargaining chips: Daily

India and Pakistan are using arrested fishermen "as bargaining chips", a leading Pakistani daily said, adding that the fishermen want to make a decent living and are not a threat.

Jaya seeks PM Modi's intervention for release of fishermen by Sri Lanka

Following the latest instance of arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for the release of 31 such persons along with their boats.

Sri Lankan navy arrests 26 Indian fishermen

The Sri Lanka navy arrested 26 Indian fishermen and seized three Indian fishing trawlers allegedly for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the navy media unit said on Sunday.

India frees 88 Pakistani fishermen for Ramadan

 India said on Friday it has released 88 Pakistani fishermen lodged in Gujarat jails, following a decision Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed by phone to Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif on June 16.

113 Indian fishermen return home from Pakistani jail

 Pakistani authorities today handed over 113 Indian fishermen, who spent nine months behind bars, to India's BSF at the Wagah Border, a day after Pakistan said it would release them in a goodwill gesture.

India to give consular access to jailed fishermen from Pakistan

India on Friday said it would give consular access to jailed fishermen from Pakistan and other nations so that their identity could be established, a day after it announced that 88 Pakistani fishermen would be released over the weekend as a "goodwill" gesture.

88 Pak fishermen lodged in Gujarat to leave for Wagah on Friday

 As many as 88 Pakistani fishermen will leave for Wagah border tomorrow from where they will be handed over to their native country authorities as part of a goodwill gesture, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to greet him in the holy month of Ramzan.

Fishermen warned about rain, strong winds in Karnataka

With most places in Karnataka likely to experience rain and thundershowers on Thursday, fishermen have been cautioned to stay off the sea as strong winds may blow along and off the Karnataka coast, the Met Office here said.

PM Modi extends Ramzan greetings to Nawaz Sharif, Ghani and Hasina

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to convey his good wishes ahead of the holy month of Ramzan. He also spoke to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, expressing hope for peace.

Fishermen warned about rain, strong winds off Karnataka coast

With most places in Karnataka likely to experience rain and thundershowers on Monday, fishermen have been cautioned to stay off the sea as strong winds may blow along and off the Karnataka coast, the Met Office here said.

Vietnam fishermen `attacked by Chinese boats`: State media

A Vietnamese fishing crew said they were attacked by a Chinese vessel using water cannon in disputed waters near the flash point Paracel Islands, Vietnam`s state media reported Monday.

Southwest monsoon covers entire Karnataka: Met

Rain and thundershowers are likely to occur at most places in Karnataka as the south-west monsoon advanced further into the remaining parts of north interior Karnataka and covered the entire state, the Met office said on Saturday.

Fishermen clash, hurl country bombs in Tamil Nadu

Tension prevailed in Koothankuli village in the district after two groups of fishermen attacked each other with country bombs, police said Tuesday.

Admin issue warnings to fishermen in Gujarat ahead cyclone 'Ashobaa'

As the deep depression over east- central Arabian sea further intensified into a cyclonic storm "Ashobaa", the weather department here issued warning to fishermen along the Gujarat coast, which is expected to receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours.

BJP says committed to solving Tamil Nadu fishermen issue

Voicing its commitment to solving the dispute over fishing rights of Tamil Nadu fishermen in the Palk Strait, the BJP on Thursday said it was handling the problem "carefully" and a final solution "needs time".