INS Sardar Patel commissioned, Gujarat coastal security gets boost

INS Sardar Patel, the latest naval base of the Indian Navy, was commissioned in Porbandar, Gujarat on Saturday.

Navy to commission new base near Porbandar, named after Patel

In view of increased threat along maritime border with Pakistan, Navy will commission a new base near Porbandar in Gujarat to strengthen surveillance and security apparatus in the region.

Navy to commission new base in Gujarat next month

The Navy has decided to ramp up its presence in Gujarat and will commission its new base INS Sardar Patel next month in the coastal town of Porbandar to enhance maritime security.

Pakistan seeks details of boat seizure off Gujarat coast

Pakistan on Wednesday raised with India the issue of arrest of eight suspected Pakistani smugglers off the Porbandar coast in Gujarat and sought details of the incident.

Pakistani boat with drugs, satellite phones intercepted off Porbandar coast

In a joint operation, the Indian Navy and the Coastguard intercepted a Pakistani vessel with eight suspected smugglers off the coast of Porbandar on Monday.

Pakistani boat intercepted off Porbandar coast; eight smugglers arrested
Pakistani boat intercepted off Porbandar coast; eight smugglers arrested

In a joint operation, the Indian Navy and the Coastguard intercepted a Pakistani vessel with eight suspected smugglers off the coast of Porbandar on Monday.

Pakistani boat with eight suspected smugglers detained

Indian Navy along with the officials of Coast Guard on Monday evening detained three boats between the Jakhau and Porbandar ports here, on charges of suspected smuggling. One of them is allegedly a Pakistani boat.

Pakistani boat with eight suspected smugglers intercepted off Porbandar coast
Pakistani boat with eight suspected smugglers intercepted off Porbandar coast

Indian Navy along with the officials of Coast Guard, during a joint operation, on Monday detained three boats between the Jakhau and Porbandar ports here, on charges of suspected smuggling. One of them is allegedly a Pakistani boat.

47 Indian fishermen captured by Pakistan; 8 boats seized

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has apprehended 47 fishermen and seized eight of their boats near the International Maritime Boundary, an office-bearer of National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) said on Friday.

Ailing crew member of foreign ship rescued by Indian Coast Guard

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Tuesday rescued a sick crew member of a Malta-based cargo ship off the Gujarat coast near Porbandar in Arabian Sea.

Ailing crew member of foreign ship rescued by Coast Guard

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Thursday rescued a sick crew member of a Malta-based cargo ship off the Gujarat coast near Porbandar in Arabian Sea.

57 Indian fishing boats to return from Pakistan on Monday

Indian fishing boats, which had been detained by Pakistan for crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), are scheduled to arrive at Porbandar later on Monday.

NCP MLA Kandhal Jadeja, 6 others held for rioting and assault

NCP MLA Kandhal Jadeja, son of deceased 'Godmother' Santokben, was on Friday arrested in a case of alleged rioting, assault and threatening a local resident in Porbandar, police said.

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi should apologise to nation for 'pro-Pak' stand: BJP

BJP on Friday said that Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should apologise to the nation for taking an "anti-India and pro-Pakistan stand" after the Coast Guard released a video of the Dec. 31 operation involving the Pakistan boat.

No evidence to suggest 'terror boat' came from Pakistan, says Islamabad

Islamabad on Friday denied all knowledge of the `terror boat` which was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard, stating that there was no evidence to suggest that the vessel originated from Pakistan.

Pakistan captures 38 Indian fishermen near international maritime line

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has apprehended as many as 38 Indian fishermen and seized seven of their boats near international boundary off Jakhau coast in Kutch, an office-bearer of National Fish Workers' Forum said on Wednesday.

Pakistan detained 12 Indian fishermen, says association

An Indian fishermen association says Pakistan captured two boats and detained 12 fishermen near international maritime boundary.

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Analysis on suspected Pak boat will be released soon: Defence Minister
Analysis on suspected Pak boat will be released soon: Defence Minister

Seeking to put to rest all speculation over the Pakistani “terror boat”, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday debunked the suggestion that it was a smugglers' vessel and those on board were not terrorists.

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