Indian fishing boats damaged in stone-pelting by Sri Lankan Navy: official

August 22, 2021 0 Comments

Causes damage to 60 fishing boats. Around 60 Indian fishing boats from here were damaged in stone pelting, allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, a Fisheries department official said on August 22. The Sri Lankan naval personnel also damaged fishing nets in 25 boats, while they were involved in fishing near Katchatheevu late last night, …

Pramod Madhwaraj seeks bailout package for fishermen

May 20, 2021 0 Comments

He says BJP govt. has let them down during pandemic Former Fisheries Minister Pramod Madhwaraj on Thursday alleged that the BJP government that came to power in the State and at the Centre with the help of fishermen has ignored the communityhit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Notwithstanding whether the sops announced by Chief Minister …