Sea Pirates

  • Abducted sailors' families seek PM help 10-03-2011 08:57 PM

    New Delhi: For the families of the crew on-board the MV Suez, the bus journey from Rohtak to Delhi has become a regular affair. Six Indians are being held hostage by Somali pirates off the Gulf of Aden. Their families have been doing the rounds of government offices hoping to...
  • 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. ...
  • Deadline to free 6 captive sailors ends today 09-03-2011 01:01 PM

    New Delhi: The seven-day deadline set by Somali pirates to free six Indian sailors for ransom ends on Wednesday. In Lok Sabha, the Opposition has staged a walk-out demanding immediate Government intervention for the release of the six indian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates for the past seven months....
  • Return captured pirates: Somalia to India 19-02-2011 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Somali Government has asked India to return the 43 pirates who were arrested off the Lakshwadeep coast in two separate operations recently, so that they can be put on trial in their country, police said. Somalia's demand came in response to an Indian request for an interpreter...
  • 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?' ...
  • Govt remains apathetic to captive Indian sailors 15-02-2011 10:15 PM

    New Delhi: These are dangerous times for Indian sailors. 27 of them are presently held hostage by Somali pirates with not much help being offered by the authorities. In the case of six sailors taken hostage last March when their vessel MV Iceberg was hijacked, it is now one year...