India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Odisha is likely to experience moderate to heavy rainfall in the next two days as a low pressure area has been created over north Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood area, the weather department said today, warning fishermen not to venture out.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan (With inputs from Mushtaq Dal) | Wednesday October 7, 2015
For over a year since he, along with his father and 30 other fishermen, was caught by the Indian Coast Guard for straying into Indian waters, it is freedom at last for Pakistani teenager Ghulam Ali.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
Pakistan has arrested 70 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating its territorial waters offthe coast of southern Sindh province, an official said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has shot off another letter to the Centre, protesting another instance of arrest of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy, saying the "latest belligerent act" has added to the immense frustration "built up" among the state's fisherfolk.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) today apprehended around 65 fishermen along with their 12 boats off the Gujarat coast, officials of National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) said.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 2, 2015
Seven Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel off Katchathivu islet today for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and fishing in their waters.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 1, 2015
Taking exception to the continued arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu government has told the Centre that Colombo's "dubious actions" has resulted in the situation at sea remaining "precarious."
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Voicing concern over the arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan navy in the 'vicinity' of Katchatheevu, Tamil Nadu government has once again raised the demand that India "retrieve" the islet from Sri Lanka.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday September 19, 2015
One person was killed in firing on an Indian boat from an unmarked ship in international waters today off the Gujarat coast. It is not clear yet whether the ship that attacked the boat is from Pakistan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 14, 2015
In his first overseas trip after assuming the top office for the fourth term, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived in New Delhi today on a three-day visit during which he will hold extensive talks with the Indian leadership including on the sensitive fishermen issue.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 9, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today felicitated fishermen who were instrumental in saving the pilot of a Dornier surveillance aircraft that crashed in the Arabian Sea in March.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 6, 2015
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's first overseas visit since assuming office will be to India next week during which he will hold extensive talks with the Indian leadership including on the sensitive fishermen issue and a comprehensive economic pact.
Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Sixteen Indian fishermen were arrested on Tuesday after they illegally entered the waters off northern Sri Lanka, a navy official said.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday September 1, 2015
A gift from India to Sri Lanka has started a political storm in Tamil Nadu. The state's prominent political parties have launched a scathing attack on the Centre for gifting the Coast Guard vessel 'Varaha' to its neighboring country.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The Supreme Court today stayed all proceedings against the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen from Kerala in 2012 and set January 13, 2016 as the date for the next hearing in the case.
India News | Reported by Noopur Tiwari, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 24, 2015
A UN tribunal today asked India to suspend the trial of the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, and asked both countries to report to it on the case on September 24.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 12, 2015
The government has sought rejection of Italy's plea to an international tribunal for handing over of two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala's coast, saying India has full jurisdiction in the case and Italy's contentions in this regard were "misleading".
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
163 Indian fishermen, mostly from Gujarat, who were released from Pakistani jails on August 2, have arrived in Vadodara to a warm welcome.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
India has hired two foreign lawyers, experts in international arbitration, to argue the Italian marines case at an International Tribunal in Germany next week.
India News | Reuters | Thursday August 6, 2015
A fisherman's son and now a fisherman himself, Kulamani Tarai knows all too well that while the sea has provided sustenance to his family for generations, it can also be a cruel and deadly place.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
In the backdrop of Pakistan releasing 163 Indian fishermen lodged in a Karachi jail, police in Vadodara today said the fishermen from the neighbouring country jailed in Gujarat's Dwarka prison will be released only after "confirmation" of their nationality by the Centre.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
India will challenge Italy's decision to take the issue of two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen three years ago, to an international tribunal which will hear it on August 10-11 in Hamburg, Germany.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
The 163 Indian fishermen released by Pakistan will be handed over to a seven-member Gujarat government team, by Amritsar district collectorate officials tomorrow, a senior Gujarat fisheries department official said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
Pakistan today released 163 Indian fishermen from a jail here as goodwill gesture following a recent understanding between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Russia.