Indian fishermen

198 Indian fishermen released from Pakistani jail

Malir Jail superintendent Nazir Tunio said that they had released the first batch of Indian fishermen prisoners and two more batches would be released in June and July.

published on : 13th May 2023

Lankan Navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen for ‘crossing IMBL’; CM Stalin writes to Modi

Pointing out that 104 fishing boats from Tamil Nadu were under Sri Lankan custody, and the five released vessels are yet to be sent back to India, the CM urged the union government to find a solution.

published on : 23rd March 2023

Take measures for releasing 16 Indian fishers from Diego Garcia, Centre urged

While they were fishing in the deep sea on February 23, they were apprehended by Diego Garcia for allegedly crossing marine boundaries and fishing in BIOT waters.

published on : 9th March 2023

Fishermen stranded in Salomon Island rescued

OSV Grampian Endurance from Salomon Island sighted the crew and took them onboard and communicated the information to the Indian Coast  Guard.

published on : 3rd January 2023

'Inexperienced Indian fishermen do not understand maritime demarcations,' hence land in Lankan prisons: Expert

Since both countries have been fishing closely in Palk Strait there is a continuous conflict of interest between the fishing communities.

published on : 6th March 2022

External Affairs Minister raises request to release Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka

The issue of fishermen remains a constant point of concern between Indian authorities and Sri Lanka.

published on : 8th February 2022

24 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Twenty-four Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Naval personnel today for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line.

published on : 5th March 2017