Fishermen

12 missing Andhra fishermen traced, safe

After receiving no communication from the fishermen even after three days of them leaving Kasimedu harbour, the families contacted Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister Sidiri Appalaraju.

published on : 20th July 2021

Fishermen besiege Ennore SEZ coal conveyor project

About 250 fishermen, including children and women, in 60-70 boats stormed the construction site at 10 am and set up tents protesting and raising slogans against the project.

published on : 20th July 2021

Delta districts fisherfolk divided over TN Fishing Regulation Act

Fisherfolk in coastal delta districts of Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai and Karaikal were divided over the Tamil Nadu Fishing Regulation Act (2020).

published on : 19th July 2021

21 per cent of Telangana freshwater fish exported to West Bengal 

The remaining 19 per cent is exported to other States such as Assam, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, according to Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav.

published on : 18th July 2021

Irrational subsidies, overfishing by many countries hurting Indian fishermen: Minister Piyush Goyal 

Unlike rich nations which provide billions of dollars of subsidies to their fishermen, India's subsidy amounts to only about Rs 770 crore.

published on : 15th July 2021

Declare Kattupalli coast as high-erosion zone: Fishermen

Pulicat fishermen flag risk of habitat loss due to sea erosion, claim ports don’t undertake mandatory beach nourishment

published on : 10th July 2021

SagarMala will snatch away our livelihood, say fishermen

Earlier, hundreds of traditional fishermen and their families from Bengre and Tannirbavi gathered in their boats and shouted slogans against the project holding placards.

published on : 10th July 2021

Sri Lankan Navy personnel chase away TN fishermen, 'damage' expensive fishing nets

When fishermen, who had set out for fishing in as many as 597 boats, Lankan navy personnel chased them away at gunpoint on Saturday night and "cut the nets up each costing about one lakh rupees."

published on : 4th July 2021

Fishermen struggle to stay afloat as fuel subsidy gets swallowed in no time

Fishing is another sector affected by the price hike. Fuel expenditure is proportionate to the size of the boat.

published on : 4th July 2021

Fisher rehab strategy skewed, says report

The constant human intervention as a part of various developmental activities have led to coastal degradation affecting the fisherfolk adversely.

published on : 24th June 2021

Muthalapozhi fishermen can now venture into sea from Neendakara

The fishermen from the region have been experiencing difficulties in launching their boats from Muthalapozhi harbour mouth to the sea due to strong wave patterns.

published on : 21st June 2021

Thanks to Uttarakhand government's initiative, fishermen pick their catch in treasured waters

UttaraFish was launched in October last year and integrated almost all facets of fish farming to form a unified system for farmers, cooperative societies, marketing chains and sales outlets.

published on : 20th June 2021

Accidents continue at harbour in Thiruvananthapuram, fisherman goes missing after boat capsizes

The Anchuthengu Coastal Police said Christy and three others went for fishing from the harbour at 5.20 am in a fiber boat. But their boat capsized while trying to cross the mouth of the harbour.

published on : 18th June 2021

India denies attack claim on Sri Lankan fishermen by Indian Navy 

'The Indian Navy is a highly disciplined and professional force which discharges its responsibilities in an impeccable manner,' it said in a statement.

published on : 18th June 2021

As curtain comes down on fishermen shooting case, Kerala cops content with its efforts

It was really hard for us to convince them about the procedures.

published on : 16th June 2021
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