IMG set up to deal with Somalian pirates threats: Centre to SC

Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) has been set up by Ministry of Shipping to secure release of Indian sailors held captive by Somalian pirates and it is coordinating with UN bodies.

Somali piracy to return if no solution on land: Report

Navy patrols and armed guards on ships have helped quash once rampant Somali piracy, but without political solutions onshore attacks will likely return, the World Bank warned on Thursday.

No response from six countries against trial of pirates

The sessions court, which is trying 120 Somalian pirates, had sent summons to around 90 foreign nationals to depose before it.

Indian sailors in Somalian pirates’ custody: Government

An unspecified number of Indian sailors are being held by Somalian pirates and their families have sought help from the government to free them, parliament was told Monday.

43 Indians under Somalian pirates captivity: Govt

As many as 43 Indians are under the captivity of Somalian pirates, the government said on Monday.

US military raid in Somalia frees American, Dane

US military forces barged into Somalia in a nighttime raid and freed two hostages while killing nine pirates.

Sailor recalls hijack "nightmare" after release

There were 22 seamen, including 17 Indians and five
Italians, on board when the vessel was taken hostage and all
of them have been released.

Cop probing Somalian pirates get threat call

Police officer probing the case of 14 Somalian pirates who were apprehended at Una coast recently has received a `threat call` with the caller stating that the police should release the pirates or face
consequences.

39 Indians still held hostage by Somalian pirates

Somalian piracy is a global challenge, which requires coordinated response by global community.

Diplomatic efforts to fight piracy; IMG to act as apex forum

The Cabinet Committee on Security decided on a slew of medium and long term measures including
stepped up diplomatic efforts and coordination between navies
of India and friendly countries to fight the menace of piracy.

Diplomatic efforts to fight piracy; IMG to act as apex forum

The Cabinet Committee on Security decided on a slew of medium and long term measures including
stepped up diplomatic efforts and coordination between navies
of India and friendly countries to fight the menace of piracy.

Link between Somalian pirates, Pak terror groups under scanner

Security agencies are probing any
possible link between Somalian pirates and Pakistan-based
terror groups.

Mother-ship of Somalian pirates sunk by Indian Navy, 15 held

The Indian Navy has sunk a
mother-ship of Somalian pirates and arrested 15 of them in the
Arabian Sea after a gun-battle off the coast of Lakshadweep
Islands.

Two Keralites among crew held hostage by Somalian pirates

Two Keralites, one of
them an engineering trainee, are among the 26 crew, including
11 Indians, held captive aboard a cargo vessel hijacked by
Somalian pirates.

Somali pirates release second Indian vessel with 11 sailors

Somalian pirates on Sunday released
a second vessel with 11 Indian sailors that was hijacked last
week while there was no word on the fate of six other dhows
and 85 Indian sailors captured by them.

Somalian pirates release Singapore ship; Indians safe

After holding it captive for a
little over two months, Somali pirates have released the
Singapore-flagged container ship MV Kota Wajar and three
Indian sailors on board are safe.