Pakistani Fishermen

  • BSF arrests 30 Pakistani fishermen near Padala creek February 22, 2013

    Kutch: Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday arrested 30 Pakistani fishermen and took into custody their boats for illegally entering Indian Martime boundary near Padala creek off Kutch district, BSF officals said. The operation to apprehend intruders was carried out on specific information, they said. The BSF intercepted them near Padala creek...
  • Release Indian and Pakistani fishermen: activists July 2, 2012

    Mumbai: A group of activists working towards improving IndiaPakistan relations on Monday wrote to Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai ahead of his meeting with his counterpart in Pakistan and appealed that he take up the issue of releasing Indian fishermen. "With regard to Mathai's meeting with Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani...
  • India's Eid gift to Pak: 85 prisoners released September 10, 2010

    New Delhi: In a goodwill gesture on the eve of EidulFitr, India on Friday announced the release of 85 Pakistani prisoners, most of them fishermen lodged in various jails in the country. On Thursday, the Union Home Ministry ordered the release 58 Pakistani fishermen lodged in Gujarat jails. The state...