fishermen

Massive protest by fishermen brings Capital to a standstill

With boats and fishing nets, protesters lay siege to the Secretariat seeking urgent intervention of the state govt in various issues, including coastal erosion

published on : 11th August 2022

Fake loan of Rs 48 crore, Puri fishermen bamboozled

Fishermen from Puri’s Chandrabhaga, Konark and Penthakata have alleged of being victimised by fraudsters for a loan of `48 crore which they had not taken but was now on them.

published on : 9th August 2022

Two fishermen go missing in Kerala's Perumathura beach

Those missing have been identified as Suneer and Safeer, residents of Cheramanthuruthu.

published on : 7th August 2022

Bring back TN fishers from Oman: Stalin

In the letter, he said the fishermen are stranded due to expiry of their visa and non-payment of salaries by their boss, an Oman national. 

published on : 6th August 2022

Two Sri Lankan fishers ‘swim’ into Nagapattinam, held

Two Sri Lankan fishermen, who arrived at Siruthalaikadu near Point Calimere on Tuesday after their boat ‘capsized’ owing to rough weather early on Monday, were arrested.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Trawl ban ends but rough sea stops fishermen

Two other boats got catch worth Rs 80,000.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Lankan Navy comes to aid of  stranded Rameswaram fishers

The Navy boat also towed the stranded fishing boat to the international borders and handed it over to fishermen sent by the boat owner.

published on : 1st August 2022

Trawl ban ends, but fishermen worried over IMD forecast

Another problem is the presence of fibre boats from Tamil Nadu that were found scouring Kerala’s coastal waters during the trawl ban period.

published on : 31st July 2022

PIL in Madras HC seeks to remove scenes depicting fishermen in poor light in Yaanai movie

A public interest litigation petition has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking orders to remove scenes and dialogues that depict fishermen in poor light in Arun Vijay's Yaanai movie.

published on : 27th July 2022

Six Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy

They were picked up by the Lankan navy late last night for alleged violation of maritime boundary while fishing in the Palk Strait region, they said.

published on : 21st July 2022

Kerala fishermen's kin call for govt help, demand their release from Indonesia

Besides, they don’t have `6 lakh to pay the fees for engaging a law firm in Indonesia for their release.

published on : 20th July 2022

Indian Navy rescues six Nagapattinam fishers stranded near Tamil Nadu's Vedaranyam

They went fishing about a dozen nautical miles away from Vedaranyam and the sea gradually turned rough, and, around five in the evening, the boat capsized in a turbulence. 

published on : 15th July 2022

Bail denied to 16 fishermen arrested with 217 kg heroin off Kerala coast

Fourteen persons from Tamil Nadu and two from Thiruvananthapuram -- travelling in the boats Little Jesus and Prince -- had pleaded innocence in the case.

published on : 11th July 2022

Sri Lanka court orders release of 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen from jail

With the judicial custody period coming to an end, the fishermen were produced before the magistrate in Point Pedro, who ordered their release.

published on : 9th July 2022

Missing fishermen traced near Andhra Pradesh's Kothapalem village

The fishermen identified as V Chinna Mastan R Chinna Nanchariah, Ch Narasimha Rao and M Venkateswara Rao are natives of Campbellpeta near Machilipatnam.

published on : 8th July 2022

Pattinacheri-Keelapattinacheri conflict: Tension grips Nagapattinam hamlet as boat set ablaze

Tension prevailed as hundreds of fishermen from Keelapattinacheri gathered at the landing centre and blamed the residents of Melapattinacheri with whom they have been at loggerheads.

published on : 8th July 2022

Search intensifies for four missing fishermen near Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada coast

Joint Collector R Mahesh Kumar said that Navy officials conducted a search for the second consecutive day till the evening using a chopper.

published on : 7th July 2022

Fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Melapattinacheri block highway after clash over auction site monopoly

According to sources, an altercation broke out between the youth of the two hamlets earlier in the day, in which a fisherman from Keelapattinacheri was badly injured.

published on : 7th July 2022

Five fishermen from Tamil Nadu detained by Sri Lankan Navy remanded to judicial custody

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended five fishermen hailing from Jegathapattinam in Pudukkottai and other districts, for allegedly crossing the IMBL.

published on : 6th July 2022

Fish remains pricey in Chennai

  Despite the 61-day annual fishing ban coming to an end on June 14, fish prices remain high and fishermen cite dwindling catch as the main reason.

published on : 20th June 2022
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