West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

2 held over theft of dyke safety sheet

Two persons were arrested from the Sagar area of South 24-Parganas on Saturday for alleged theft of geo-synthetic textile sheets which are used by the state’s irrigation department to protect th...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Sagar

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.21

Big hilsas shy away from rivers

Indiscriminate netting and inadequate rainfall have come in the way of mature hilsa swimming up the Hooghly from the Bay this monsoon, said scientists studying the movement of the fish whose delectabi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.21

Boat owner held for juvenile hilsa catch

Kakdwip police jointly with the state fisheries department and a local fishermen’s association arrested the owner of a trawler for “bottom trawling” hilsa spawn, a practice strictly ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kakdwip

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.21

Four go missing in Arabian Sea

“All the three brothers are married and we don’t know what awaits their families. We hope the state government will help them,” said Mamoni. On learning about the missing fishermen,...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kakdwip

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.21

Covid safety curbs trim fishermen’s sails

The second wave of Covid-19 changed fishing rules this year. The state government on Tuesday ordered only 15 fishermen per trawler and made it mandatory for those going into the sea to have a negativ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kakdwip


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