Bombay HC

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Bombay HC Halts Construction Of Uran Bypass Road, Considering Affect On Livelihood Of Fishermen

The 11-meter wide Uran Bypass Road in Uran Koliwada has been halted by Bombay High Court. Maharashtra government was strongly chastised by HC for neglecting to perform an adequate survey before embarking on the project, despite the fact that it would harm the livelihood of fishermen. The petition was brought by 134 fishermen who used the site for fishing. The petitioners claim the bypass will jeopardize their customary fishing rights. 

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 12:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Fishermen, Bombay High Court, uran bypass, construction, Roads

RAS Operation

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ICG Chopper Deployed To Carry Our Search & Rescue Operation Of Missing Fisherman: Kerala

After Sri Shihab, a 30-year-old fisherman went missing off Urupunya Kavu beach on July 12, a search and rescue operation has been initiated by the Indian Coast Guard. Reportedly, due to inclement weather, three fishermen who ventured into the sea went missing. While two of them were rescued, one is still missing. Reportedly, the rescue operation is being carried out by ICG helicopter.

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 - 11:12 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Fishermen, Urupunya Kavu beach, Kerala, kozhikode, Search and Rescue Operation

Courtesy: ANI

CM Stalin, EAM S Jaishankar

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CM Stalin Appeals To EAM, Requesting Help In Releasing Fishermen From Sri Lankan Navy

MK Stalin, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, urged on July 4 that External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar take urgent steps for the immediate release of 12 Indian fishermen detained by the Sri Lankan Navy. Seven of the 12 detained Indian fishermen are from Tamil Nadu, while five are from Puducherry. He also stated Tamil Nadu fishermen had lately started fishing following a 61-day yearly prohibition that concluded on June 15. 

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 04:29 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: CM Stalin, Fishermen, Sri Lanka, Navy, Tamil Nadu

Courtesy: ANI

Fishermen Rescued

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Odisha Coast Guard Rescues 12 Stranded Fishermen From Coast

In Odisha, approximately 12 fishermen stranded in the sea for over 12 hours were rescued, confirmed Odisha police, on June 17. As per PTI, the Coast Guard and Odisha Police conducted search operations and saved fishermen. Furthermore, one crew member of the fishing vessel, which went missing on June 16, is still missing. The officials are continuing their search operation, and bring back all the members safe to harbour.

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 05:42 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Odisha Coast, Fishermen, stranded, RESCUE OPERATION, Police

Maria Jasindhas

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Indian Fisherman Dies In Indonesian Prison; Family Suspects Foul Play By Authorities

Indian fisherman Maria Jasindhas (34) who was arrested for allegedly trespassing into the Indonesian waters, has died in an Indonesian prison, due to illness, on May 20. Jasindhas and seven other Indian fishermen were detained by Indonesian authorities on March 7. Jasindhas' brother Jenidas "strongly suspects" foul play in his brother's death. He alleged that the Indonesian authorities administered "some powder" after Jasindhas fell sick,… read-more

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 12:13 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Fishermen, Jesindhas, Tamil Nadu, Indonesia, Kanyakumari

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Sri Lankan Navy

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Sri Lankan Navy Detains 12 Indian Fishermen For Crossing Border

The Navy of Sri Lanka held 12 fishermen near Neduntheevu island for crossing the maritime border, on April 2. In addition, the fishermen were taken to Mayilatti port for further probe. Also, their boat was seized by the Sri Lankan Navy. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin had written a letter to External Affairs Minister Jaishankar appealing to them to take strict actions over attacks on Tami Nadu fishermen.

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 10:24 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, World news, Sri Lanka, Arrests, Fishermen

Courtesy: India Today


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'Radio Monsoon': Fishermen's Daily Weather Forecast Guide

To avoid the scariest moments when the weather gets choppy and the waves come over the side, a team of researchers from Kerala has developed "Radio Monsoon", a station that provides daily weather guide to the fishermen. The station has its headquarters in Karumkulam’s coastal village. Rough weather conditions make the fishermen’s lives vulnerable while there are no government agencies helping out the fishermen gather… read-more

Sun, 18 Jul 2021 - 02:45 PM / by Manashaa Ganesan

Tags: Fishermen, Kerala, weather forecast, Radio Station

Courtesy: The Better India

Italian marines who murdered fishermen off the coast of Kerala, to be prosecuted in Italy.


Italian Govt To Prosecute Marines Accused Of Killing Indian Fishermen

The Supreme Court has ordered that the Italian government will prosecute the two Italian Marines who had killed two Indian fishermen in 2012. Besides, the court also stated that it would also direct the Italian government to pay a compensation of Rs 10 crore to the families of the fishermen. Notably, governments of both the countries have already agreed upon the compensation part.

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 11:52 AM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Italy, India, Supreme Court of India, Marines, Fishermen

Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre

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Italy Initiates Compensation To Kins Of Indian Fishers Killed By Marines

Italy has initiated the transfer of Rs 10-crore compensation to the kins of the two fishermen killed by Italian marines off the Kerala sea coast. Earlier, on Supreme Court's order, the Centre instigated to close the cases against two Italian marines- Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre for February 2012 killing of fishermen. Reportedly, the Centre told SC that the money will be deposited in apex court as soon as received.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 06:10 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Italian, Marines, Kerala, Fishermen, Supreme Court

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Sea accident leaves 14 fishermen missing near New Mangalore Port.

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12 Fishermen Missing Off Mangalore Coast; Rescue Operation Underway

In a Maritime set back, 14 fishermen off the Mangalore coast are missing. The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) said that two fishermen were found, and the rescue operation is underway to save 12 others. The officials have deployed three ICG ships and aircraft in search of missing fishermen's of IFB Rabah. Reportedly, the details of the accident is yet to be discovered.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 04:11 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Mangalore, Indian Coast Guard, accident, Fishermen