‘Fisherfolk demands to be included in Cong. manifesto’

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Mangaluru: P.C. Vishnunath, AICC secretary, said on Wednesday that the demands of the fishermen community would be included in the manifesto of the party for the forthcoming Parliamentary elections. He was speaking after inaugurating the two-day national executive committee meeting of All India Fishermen Congress Committee (AIFCC), here. Mr. Vishnunath said that AICC president Rahul […]

Fisherfolk oppose diesel subsidy transfer scheme

Monday, April 6th, 2015
fisheries protest

Mangaluru : Leaders of fisheries related trade unions demonstrated in front of the office of the deputy director of fisheries here on Monday. They were protesting against the government’s plan to directly transfer diesel subsidy to the accounts of mechanised fishing boat owners. Out of the 924 trawl and purse seine boats registered, 780 are […]