India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Pakistani authorities have arrested 47 Indian fishermen and seized their eight boats for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
Tamil Nadu fishermen, today, urged the Union government to consider changing the period of the annual fishing ban from April-May currently to October-November for helping fa ciliate better fish breeding.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Italian Marine Massimiliano Latorre, who along with a colleague is accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of his stay in Italy on medical grounds.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Friday March 27, 2015
The bodies of two naval officers missing since Tuesday night when a Dornier aircraft crashed off the Goa coast have been recovered. Three people were on the plane when it went down. Commander Nikhil Kuldip Joshi, who was the pilot of the aircraft, wa...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
57 fishing boats, which were seized by Pakistani authorities, have been returned to India by the maritime agencies of Pakistan. They will reach the Indian coast on Monday evening.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 22, 2015
As many as 54 Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly poaching in island's waters off the coast of Kankesanturai and Talaimannar in the north.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took up the problems of Indian fishermen with Sri Lanka during his visit to the island-country last week, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.
South | Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
Shankar Tilakvathy, 45, has lived all her life by the sea. Sorting, drying and selling fish is the only livelihood she has ever known.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
Sri Lankan naval personnel today allegedly hurled petrol bombs at a fishing boat from Thangachimadam in Tamil Nadu causing damage to the boat, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
As many as 86 Indian fishermen arrested for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters are set to be released as a goodwill gesture to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, the first by an Indian premier to this country in over 25 years.
India News | Tuesday March 10, 2015
"If we are going to resort to shooting then both the countries can keep shooting each other, because it's not just our fishermen who go there, their fishermen also come into our waters. We need to have an interim solution which is based on humanitari...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 9, 2015
Slamming Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe for his remarks that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Lankan waters, DMK today said it amounted to snubbing rime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his tour to the island nation.
India News | Saturday March 7, 2015
India today raised the "humanitarian" issue of Indian fishermen's rights with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe, who has stoked a controversy by his remarks that they may be shot if they intruded into Sri Lankan waters.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 7, 2015
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has sparked a major controversy by suggesting that Indian fishermen could be shot if they intruded into the country's waters.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
As many as 43 Indian fishermen were arrested on Thursday by Sri Lankan naval personnel while fishing in Nedunchivu and Mullaithivu areas off the island nation, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 16, 2015
In his maiden foreign trip after assuming charge, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Delhi on Sunday on a four-day visit during which he will hold talks with the Indian leadership on the entire gamut of bilateral ties including ways...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 16, 2015
Pakistan released 172 Indian fishermen on Sunday, as a goodwill gesture, two days after the Prime Ministers of both countries decided to resume high-level talks.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 17, 2015
Sri Lanka released 15 Indian fishermen on Friday. The government is making arrangements for their early return, the Spokesperson in the External Affairs Minister said.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Two fishermen from Tamil Nadu were injured when warning shots fired by a ship of the Indian Coast Guard ricocheted and hit them, six kilometers off the Vizhinjam harbour in Thiruvananthapuram.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 12, 2015
The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India HL Dattu today referred to another bench a plea of Massimiliano Latorre, one of the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, seeking extension of his stay in Italy on he...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) apprehended 12 Indian fishermen and seized their two boats near the International Maritime Boundary on Sunday, a Porbandar-based NGO claimed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) today said suspicions were raised about the identity of the crew of the explosives-laden Pakistani boat intercepted by them, as they did not look like fishermen and carried no nets.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
The Italian government "will see" if one of the two marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 is fit enough to return to India, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni has said.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Sixty six Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka have set sail for home and will reach India by today night, a Minister of External affairs tweet said.