Trawl boat fishermen seek ban on fishing using lights

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: Members of the Malpe Fishermen’s Deep Sea Trawl Boat Association on Wednesday staged a dharna in front of the office of the Department of Fisheries, seeking a ban on fishing done using lights by purse seine boats off the Malpe coast. . Kishore Suvarna, president of the association, said the State and Union governments […]

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 […]