Five Sri Lankans held for fishing in Indian waters

Five Sri Lankan fishermen were taken into custody by marine police in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district Wednesday for fishing in Indian waters, an official said.

12 detained US ship crew released on bail

Nearly six months after their arrest on charges of entering Indian waters illegally, twelve Indian crew members of a US-based ship were today set free from the prison here following the grant of bail by Madras High Court.

China`s request for entering Indian waters turned down

After objections raised by the defence forces, India on Thursday rejected China`s request for permission to allow its four warships to enter Indian maritime zone to search for the missing Malaysian airliner.

13 Pakistani fishermen held for trespassing

Thirteen Pakistani fishermen have been arrested for allegedly entering Indian waters illegally, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) officials said here on Saturday.

Talks with SL could prevent arrest of TN fishermen: MoS PMO

The talks between fishermen`s representatives of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka on January 27 be an opportunity to prevent arrest of fishermen from this state and seizure of their boats by the island nation`s naval personnel, Minister of State for PMO V Narayanasamy said on Sunday.

82 Lankan fishermen arrested by Coast Guard in last 10 days

Twenty-six Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested over the past two days for allegedly illegally fishing in Indian waters, taking the total of Lankan Nationals arrested in the last ten days to 82.

Attacks on TN fishermen not in Indian waters: Official

A top Indian Navy official on Wednesday said there were no incidents of attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy in the country`s waters and asserted that adequate patrolling, including vigil by UAV, was being maintained in the Palk Bay.

16 Lankan fishermen arrested for fishing in Indian waters

Sixteen Sri Lankan fishermen were on Friday arrested by Indian Coast Guard off Krishnapatnam coast in Andhra Pradesh for allegedly fishing in Indian waters.

India justifies detention of US ship, crew`s arrest

India on Friday justified the detention of a ship owned by an American company and the arrest of its crew, saying the action was taken as the vessel in Indian waters carried arms, ammunition and armed guards without necessary authorisation.

Tamil Nadu police defend detention of US ship, crew

Tamil Nadu police on Thursday defended their action of detaining the US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio asserting there is prima facie case against them for illegally straying into Indian territorial waters.

31 assault rifles found on detained US ship

Security forces have seized 31 assault rifles and around 5,000 rounds of ammunition from the ship detained off the coast of Tuticorin coast, from 35 persons on board including four Indian ex Army and Navy personnel.

Centre seeks report on detained US ship

Taking a serious view of the suspicious movement of an American ship in Indian waters, the Centre on Monday sought a report from the Tamil Nadu government on the vessel which was detained for carrying arms and buying diesel unauthorisedly.

17 Pakistani fishermen held for entering Indian waters

Seventeen Pakistani nationals have been arrested along with their two boats for illegally entering Indian waters near Padala creek in Koteshwar off Kutch in Gujarat, BSF said on Friday.

Over 100 Myanmarese detained for crossing into Indian waters

A group of 108 Myanmarese nationals were detained after they illegally boarded a barge coming to Mumbai from the neighbouring country.

14 Pak fishermen held off Gujarat coast

Fourteen Pakistani fishermen were
apprehended on Monday for illegally entering Indian territory and
two boats seized near Jakhau coast in Kutch district on Monday,
Indian Coast Guard officials said.

TN fishermen intercepted by Lankan counterparts

About 15 Tamil Nadu fishermen were intercepted by their Lankan counterparts while fishing in Indian waters.

MT Pavit incident an aberration, says Navy chief

The drifting of merchant ship MT Pavit into the Indian waters undetected was an aberration, Navy chief said.

21 Sri Lankan fishermen held for entering Indian waters

Eleven fishermen were apprehended for allegedly
fishing in the Andaman island and 10 others were nabbed when
they entered the Indian waters at Minico island.

Seven Pakistani men apprehended in Indian waters

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has
apprehended seven Pakistani men and detained a boat from the sea near the coastal Jakhau town in Kutch, an official said.

88 Myanmarese poachers held by CG inside Indian waters

The Coast Guard has taken into custody 88 Myanmarese poachers, along with seven of their boats, inside Indian waters near the Andaman islands during the last one month.