Indian fishermen

India gives consular access to its detained fishermen in Sri Lanka

India and Sri Lanka on Wednesday held through video conferencing a meeting of the joint working group on fisheries and discussed the issues related to fishermen.

published on : 31st December 2020

Sri Lankan Navy pelts Rameswaram fishermen with stones, liquor bottles

President of All Mechanised Boats Association P Jesuraja said nearly 3,000 fishers from Rameswaram had gone for fishing in the early hours on Monday.

published on : 28th October 2020

Seven Tamil Nadu fishermen assaulted and robbed allegedly by Lankan fishermen at sea

The fisheries department said the attacks took place in Indian waters and Lankans had crossed the maritime border.

published on : 27th July 2020

Tamil Nadu CM urges Centre to repatriate remaining 40 fishermen from Iran

They were left behind while 681 other fishermen were taken home due to lack of space in the ship. 

published on : 11th July 2020

Centre moves SC for closure of case against Italian marines' after International tribunal decision

In February 2012, India had accused Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre, on board the MV Enrica Lexie of killing two Indian fishermen who were on a fishing vessel off Kerala coast.

published on : 3rd July 2020

India lost its right to prosecute Italian marines, says legal expert

Tribunal has only upheld India’s conduct, marines have immunity and can’t be tried here

published on : 3rd July 2020

63 Indian fishermen still stranded in Iran due to lack of space on rescue ship INS Jalashwa

"Now we are on our own and have nowhere to go," says Selvaraj, one of the fishermen, urging the Tamil Nadu government to intervene and help them to get back home.

published on : 29th June 2020

Pakistan soldiers shoot at two boats off Gujarat coast, fisherman injured

The two fishing boats from Okha of Devbhumi Dwarka district likely crossed the IMBL on Sunday evening, after which Pakistan Marines personnel fired at them.

published on : 12th April 2020

Coronavirus: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking evacuation of 860 Indian fisherman from Iran

It has claimed that the fishermen, who are mostly from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Gujarat, are stranded in boats on the shores of Bandar-e Moqam and Lavan Island in Hormozgan province of Iran.

published on : 12th April 2020

Coronavirus: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking evacuation of 860 Indian fisherman from Iran

It has claimed that the fishermen, who are mostly from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Gujarat, are stranded in boats on the shores of Bandar-e Moqam and Lavan Island in Hormozgan province of Iran.

published on : 12th April 2020

Kin regret sending fishers to Iran, want them back

The families of 27 fishermen who are stuck in Iran have knocked on the doors of the Collector for their safe return. The family members met Additional District Collector M S Prasanth. 

published on : 20th March 2020

Go to sea or lose supplies, Iran tells Indian fishermen

Usually, Indian Embassy in Iran or the Consulate of India in Bandar Abbas in Iran, headed by UN Ogle, should have visited them.

published on : 19th March 2020

Tamil Nadu fishers in Iran threatened of being arrested as Indian embassy yet to extend help

Trouble began on Tuesday when the boat-owners along with cops, who had handcuffs with them, reached the Kish Island harbour.

published on : 18th March 2020

Kanyakumari MP seeks Centre’s help to bring back fishers stranded in Iran

Kanniyakumari MP H Vasanthakumar urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to repatriate the stranded Indian fishermen from Iran with the assistance of the Indian Air Force by Monday.

published on : 14th March 2020

Fishermen stuck in Iran hopeful of returning home

The Indian fishermen stranded in Iran after the country declared health emergency due to coronavirus outbreak last week are hopeful of being airlifted and brought home soon.  

published on : 10th March 2020
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