Indian fishermen

Pakistan releases 145 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Pakistan releases 145 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Since the last five weeks, the Pakistan Maritime Security personnel have arrested around 168 Indian fishermen with the last contingent of 28 being arrested earlier this week from the Arabian sea.

Dec 28, 2017, 22:01 PM IST
Month after cyclone Ockhi, India says 600 fishermen missing, over 250 killed

Month after cyclone Ockhi, India says 600 fishermen missing, over 250 killed

Meanwhile, the central government has agreed to continue search operations as requested by the state governments.

Dec 27, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
Pakistan arrests 28 Indian fishermen, seize vessels

Pakistan arrests 28 Indian fishermen, seize vessels

The spokesperson added that the fishermen were handed over to the Docks Police for further legal action.

Dec 22, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
681 Indian fishermen in custody of Pakistan, Sri Lanka: Government

681 Indian fishermen in custody of Pakistan, Sri Lanka: Government

Pakistan has 1,000 boats and Sri Lanka has 144 boats of Indian fishermen in their custody.

Dec 21, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
FIR against Indian Coast Guard for firing at Indian fishermen

FIR against Indian Coast Guard for firing at Indian fishermen

A fisherman from Rameswaram has accused the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) personnel firing at him and his associates while they were fishing on the high seas on Monday.

Nov 14, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Indian fisherman, released by Pakistan, to reach Gujarat's Vadodara on Thursday

Indian fisherman, released by Pakistan, to reach Gujarat's Vadodara on Thursday

On October 29, Pakistan had released 68 Indian fishermen from Karachi's Landhi jail as a goodwill gesture.

Nov 02, 2017, 00:44 AM IST

80 Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has released at least 80 Indian fishermen who had been caught poaching in the island nation`s waters, officials said Tuesday.

Sep 05, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Address increase in attacks against Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka: Palaniswami to PM Modi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to address alarming increase in the number of attacks against Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy.

Aug 09, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
Nine Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy

Nine Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy

Nine Indian fishermen were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy along with two boats from the Palk Strait area.

Aug 08, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

Govt got 251 fishermen released from Lankan custody in 2017: Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj said that the number of Indian fishermen and fishing boats in the custody of Sri Lankan authorities as on July 31 this year was 15 and 117 respectively.

Aug 03, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy apprehends eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, boat seized

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, boat seized

The Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday apprehended eight Tamil Nadu fishermen and seized their boat near Delft Island.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Retrieval of Katchatheevu only solution to fishermen's issue: D Jayakumar

The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday reasserted its position that the retrieval of Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Sri Lanka in the 1970s, was the "only solution" to the vexed fishermen's issue.

Jul 11, 2017, 17:44 PM IST

Pakistan releases 78 Indian fishermen

Pakistan released 78 Indian fishermen on Sunday as a goodwill gesture.

Jul 09, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

Pakistan frees 78 Indian fishermen

"The fishermen were released from Karachi's Landhi jail," an official of the provincial home department of Sindh, Naseem Siddiqui told AFP.

Jul 09, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

Three Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

The arrests were made by Sri Lankan Navy's Northern Naval Command ship when it was on routine patrol on Saturday.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy detains three Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy detains three Indian fishermen

The arrest was made by a Fast Attack Craft (FAC) belonging to the Northern Naval Command yesterday.

 

Jul 09, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Tamil Nadu concerned over 'attacks' by Sri Lankan Navy on Indian fishermen, seeks Centre's intervention

Tamil Nadu concerned over 'attacks' by Sri Lankan Navy on Indian fishermen, seeks Centre's intervention

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday expressed concern over the "alarming increase" in number of "attacks" on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy and sought the Centre's intervention for release of 42 of them.

Jun 26, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

Pakistan captures 30 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) apprehended 30 fishermen and seized five boats off Gujarat coast, an official of the Porbandar-based National Fishworkers' Forum (NFF) said.

May 04, 2017, 00:26 AM IST
Pakistan arrests 29 Indian fishermen for violating sea limits

Pakistan arrests 29 Indian fishermen for violating sea limits

Five boats were also seized alongside the Indian fishermen, Geo News quoted a spokesperson of the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) as saying.

Apr 27, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
As Pakistan moves to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav without fair trial, Indian fishermen save Pak commandos

As Pakistan moves to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav without fair trial, Indian fishermen save Pak commandos

India on Tuesday warned Pakistan to consider the "consequences" on their ties if Kulbhushan Jadhav is hanged in the alleged espionage case.

Apr 11, 2017, 16:51 PM IST