INDIAN FISHERMEN

  • Pak released us because of Modi's invite to Sharif: Indian fishermen May 27, 2014

    Just ahead of the bilateral talks, as a sign of goodwill, Pakistan released over 150 Indian fishermen caputured for illegal fishing in Pakistan waters. They were taken in buses from Karachi to the Wagah border in Lahore from where they were handed over to Indian authorities. The fishermen have returned...
  • Combined effort of Oppn to persuade govt on diplomacy worked: BJP March 22, 2013

    Reacting to Italy's decision to send back the marines, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it was a result of combined efforts of the Opposition, the government and the Supreme Court. "Must say the combined effort of the Opposition to persuade the government to carry on its diplomacy seems to have...
  • Law will remain as it is: Salman Khurshid on Italian marines March 22, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said that the Italian marines charged with the murders of two Indian fishermen will face trial as usual in India and that the law won't change. This comes even as the Italian foreign office said that they have been assured there will be no...
  • Kerala CM meets PM, says Italian marines must return to India March 13, 2013

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy met the Prime Minister and discussed the issue. After the meeting Chandy said the marines will have to come back to India to face trial in the Kerala fishermen murder case. ...
  • Watch: PM warns Italy of consequences if it doesn't send marines March 13, 2013

    Taking a tough stand, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday accused Italy of violating "every rule of diplomatic discourse" and asked it to send back the two marines undergoing trial for killing Indian fishermen, failing which there will be consequences on bilateral ties. Responding to the issue raised by the Opposition...
  • US Navy firing: Three Indian fishermen out of danger July 18, 2012

    Three Indian fishermen who were injured in the firing by the US sailors are now safe and out of danger. ...
  • Ship probe: India, Italy to hold another round of talks February 24, 2012

    A team of police and forensic experts have left to visit the Italian vessel. ...
  • Ship probe: Italian delegation meets MEA officials February 19, 2012

    Police on Sunday questioned two Italian crew members over the killing of the Indian fishermen, but their surrender is delayed. ...
  • Italian ship crew to be in police custody soon February 19, 2012

    The Kochi Police Commissioner is on the Italian ship who's crew is wanted for killing of 2 Indian fishermen. ...
  • Kochi: Police Chief on board Italian ship February 19, 2012

    The Italian Consul General and his team are at the Kochi harbour and will be going to the ship shortly. ...
  • Fishermen deaths: Italian crew avoids questioning February 18, 2012

    The captain of the ship says a final decision will be taken only after diplomats from his country arrive in India. ...
  • Police will interrogate the crew: Kerala minister February 16, 2012

    Police waiting for permission from Home and External Affairs Ministries and Italian embassy to summon the cargo ship crew, said Minister of Fisheries and Ports K Babu. ...
  • Are our fishermen soft targets in international waters? February 16, 2012

    Two Indian fishermen have been shot dead by an Italian navy personnel on board a merchant ship. ...