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'Fisherfolk need independent ministry, not just a department': Rahul Gandhi responds to PM's jibe
Politics

'Fisherfolk need independent ministry, not just a department': Rahul Gandhi responds to PM's jibe

Expressing shock over Gandhi's statement last week that there was no 'dedicated' fisheries ministry, Narendra Modi had said that the NDA had made such a ministry in 2019

'Monsoon Mission' investments, high-speed computing facilities at MoES yielded 50-fold gains: Survey
India

'Monsoon Mission' investments, high-speed computing facilities at MoES yielded 50-fold gains: Survey

High-performance computing has helped India achieve a paradigm shift in weather and climate modelling for forecasts, the ministry said.

Burdened by debt and loss of livelihood, fisherfolk in Maharashtra's Palghar struggle to stay afloat
India

Burdened by debt and loss of livelihood, fisherfolk in Maharashtra's Palghar struggle to stay afloat

Satpati – one of the largest fishing villages in Maharashtra. It is located on the west coast about 80 kilometers north of Mumbai in the tribal district of Palghar. The fishers in Satpati, who belong to the Koli community, fish in Maharashtra’s waters.

Political clout of Bihar’s fisherfolk could swing votes either way in Bhagalpur, but community still bears brunt of Ganga’s unpredictability
India

Political clout of Bihar’s fisherfolk could swing votes either way in Bhagalpur, but community still bears brunt of Ganga’s unpredictability

Fisherfolk in Bihar are among the communities that revere the Ganga and have dealt with her love and anger for centuries. But of late, the river has given them nothing but pain.

Shiv Sena demands reservation for Dhangars, Kolis with Marathas; party claims state will become 'banana republic' if all communities protest
India

Shiv Sena demands reservation for Dhangars, Kolis with Marathas; party claims state will become 'banana republic' if all communities protest

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday urged the Maharashtra government to give reservation to Marathas, Dhangars and Kolis, saying not doing so would make it a "banana republic".

Deep sea fishermen receive no banking support as lenders don’t want to fish for trouble
Business

Deep sea fishermen receive no banking support as lenders don’t want to fish for trouble

Boat owners rely on the local network of agents who advance them the fuel or supplies they need against the expected catch.

Cyclone Ockhi: Death toll climbs to 58 in Kerala; Centre continues search operations in high seas to locate missing fishermen
India

Cyclone Ockhi: Death toll climbs to 58 in Kerala; Centre continues search operations in high seas to locate missing fishermen

Pinarayi Vijayan said the Centre has agreed to continue search operations for the missing fishermen in Cyclone Ockhi that hit the state's coast on 29 and 30 November