Indian Sailors

  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-12-2013 11:28 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Drop case against Devyani, India to US 19-12-2013 08:52 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday stuck to his stand that the case against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US was a conspiracy and demanded that the case against Devyani be withdrawn. "The Devyani case is unwanted. The first thing I want to do is to protect my...
  • Happy Sunil will come home, says Indian sailor's mother 19-12-2013 05:15 PM

    Indian sailor Captain Sunil James who was lodged in a jail in Togo was released early on Thursday morning. The Ministry of External Affairs in India confirmed that James has been released from detention and will leave for home later in the day. James and his crew of MT Centurion...
  • We can now grieve the loss of our son, says wife of Sunil James 19-12-2013 12:50 PM

    In an early morning development, Indian sailor Sunil James was released by Togo authorities on Thursday. Confirming the news of his release, the Ministry of External Affairs said that he will be brought back to India later in the day or early on Friday morning. The news has brought some...
  • Indian sailor's family hopeful of his release from Togo prison 10-12-2013 03:05 PM

    The family of jailed Indian sailor Captain Sunil James has met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and appealed for help in securing his release from a Togo prison for him to attend his son's funeral. The family says it is hopeful that James will be released with the government's help. ...
  • News 360: DMK may pull out of UPA after talks on SL issue fail, say sources 18-03-2013 10:35 PM

    The talks between Congress leaders and DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday evening on the Sri Lankan issue failed to achieve a breakthrough. ...
  • Father of sailor taken hostage on MV Iceberg 1 narrates his plight 18-03-2013 10:13 PM

    Thirteen of the 28 Indian seafarers, rescued from Somali pirates after their vessels were hijacked in 2012, reached India on Monday. ...
  • 13 Indian sailors return home, eight others still in Somali pirates' captivity 18-03-2013 10:05 PM

    Eight Indian sailors of the Asphalt Venture and the Al Bedo are still waiting for a solution. ...
  • MV Iceberg: Wait continues for family of one Indian sailor 31-12-2012 04:05 PM

    Purushottam Tiwari, the father of Indian sailor Dheeraj Tiwari, talks about the plight of his family as his son is still missing. ...
  • Indian government helped us: Freed MV Iceberg sailors 30-12-2012 10:33 AM

    After spending 33 months in captivity, five Indian sailors of the MV Iceberg have returned home. ...
  • Will seek help for MV Iceberg sailors: Ansar Burney 27-09-2011 10:41 AM

    Pakistani human rights activist Ansar Burney met the families of the six sailors held captive for over 18 months on MV Iceberg by Somali pirates on Monday to offer his support. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Sampa's diary 19-03-2011 11:08 PM

    Sampa's husband Ravinder is one of the crew members on MV Suez, that was captured by pirates in August 2010. Since then, Sampa has been trying her best to get her husband back. She has spoken to Sushma Swaraj, and has even tried to reach the Prime Minister, but, there...
  • Indian sailors return home after a year 18-03-2011 10:23 PM

    All the Indian crew members who were hijacked by Somali pirates in April 2010 onboard merchant vessel RAK AFRIKANA are finally back on India soil. The pirates released the ship and the crew last week after keeping them hostage for almost a year. ...
  • Freed Rak Afrikana crew members return home 16-03-2011 09:40 PM

    Indian crew members who were hijacked by Somali pirates in April 2010 on board merchant vessel Rak Afrikana on Wednesday landed in New Delhi and Mumbai to an emotional welcome. ...
  • Govt must act say the families of Indian sailors 09-03-2011 09:13 PM

    Sampa, wife of Indian sailor speaks to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Helpless against pirates, sailor's family speak up 09-03-2011 08:24 PM

    Relatives of sailors held hostage on the MV Iceberg protested near Parliament. ...
  • Deadline to free Indian sailors ends today 09-03-2011 01:36 PM

    Six Indian sailors were on board MV Suez, when it was hijacked by Somali pirates on Aug 2, 2010. ...
  • Are sailors' families, Govt helpless against pirates? 04-03-2011 12:11 AM

    Virtually abandoned by the Government families of captive sailors are fighting a battle to save them. ...
  • Should India invoke the right of hot pursuit against Somali pirates? 02-03-2011 11:47 PM

    CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai asks experts what can be done to free the sailors. ...
  • Whose responsibility is it to free sailors? 02-03-2011 11:26 PM

    Experts, sailors' relatives debate if it is Government's responsibility or ship owners'. ...
  • Does anyone care for captive Indian sailors? 15-02-2011 11:33 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Does anyone care for captive Indian sailors?' ...
  • Somali pirates take 97 Indians hostage 30-03-2010 10:47 PM

    There is no demand for ransom just yet but reports coming in suggest Kenyan Navy has contacted one of the vessels. ...