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The BSF and Indian Coast Guard seize boats and sometimes even apprehend fishermen who enter the Indian waters of the Arabian Sea after crossing the International Maritime Border.
The fishing boat, 'Al-Hilal', was detected inside Indian waters around 16 nautical miles off the coast of Jakhau in Kutch region by the Indian Coast Guard Ship 'MeeraBen'.
The fishermen from this island town had put out to sea yesterday in 400 boats and were fishing in the Indian waters when the Lankan Navy transgressed the International Maritime Boundary Line.
The Sri Lankan government had released 89 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the last week of December.
The Coast Guard swung into action after receiving a distress call from a fishing boat, which was on the verge of sinking due to heavy ingress of water.
Girijana Ikya Vedika lambasts Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan for supporting Andhra fishermen community
Girijana Ikya Vedika national member Vivek Vinayak on Wednesday asked actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan to withdraw his statements supporting ST status to the fishermen community.
The fishermen from Katchatheevu islet had ventured into sea in 383 boats yesterday and were fishing near Katchatheevu when Sri Lankan naval personnel came to the spot and drove them away.
The recent decision of the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet of according ST status to the Boya and Valmiki communities did not go down well with the tribal communities.
The Indian boats have been confiscated for violating Pakistan’s coastal territory.
Forest personnel have taken into custody 18 sea-going fishermen in a mid-sea interception of unlawful fishing activity along the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Odisha, a forest official said.
The Navy's full scale Search and Rescue Operation continued for over four weeks with naval assets searching more than 4.5 lakh square miles off coasts of Kerala in adverse weather conditions.
Recently, at least 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen had been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their waters near Katchatheevu Island in Palk Strait.
New Bill has provisions for awarding longer jail terms and stiff penalties on trespassers
Between November and February every year, the Vizag fishing harbour becomes a beehive of activities owing to the peak season.
2000 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan Navy close to Katchatheevu islet, fishing nets snapped
Fishermen from this island town had ventured into the sea last evening on 489 boats and were fishing near Katchatheevu when the Lankan Navy arrived and asked them to leave