12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Members from various political parties in Tamil Nadu on Friday expressed concern in Rajya Sabha over arrest of Tamil fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, an issue that saw a clash between DMK and AIADMK members.
01 Jun 2014
Rameswaram (TN): Thirty three Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy in separate incidents while fishing near Katchatheevu, an islet in the Palk Strait, police and fisheries officials said on Sunday.
19 Mar 2016
Chennai: Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to get repatriated ten fishermen of Tamil Nadu stranded in Kuwait after being detained in a 'foisted' case by the police there.
08 Jun 2014
Colombo: Seventy-three Indian fishermen have been arrested in Sri Lanka for allegedly poaching into the country's waters, the Navy said on Sunday, days after it released 33 fishermen from the country.
08 Jun 2014
Chennai: In the wake of arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking laying down a time-bound action plan to achieve a “long-term, permanent solution to the problem and also to put in place a strong and robust diplomatic response".
03 Jun 2014
Colombo: President Mahinda Rajapaksa has ordered the release of 29 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing near Katchatheevu.
06 May 2013
Fifteen fishermen were allegedly attacked by Sri Lankan Navy on Monday when they were fishing near Dhanuskodi, fisheries department sources said.
02 Apr 2016
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in the repatriation of 63 'stranded' Indian fishermen in Saudi Arabia.
06 Mar 2013
Amid concerns in Rajya Sabha over arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan naval forces, the government on Wednesday said it is aware of the situation and will take up the matter with the island nation to protect the interest of Tamil fishermen.
17 Jan 2014
Rameswaram: More than 120 Indian fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy in the past several months, were released on Friday in line with the reciprocal agreement reached between the two countries to set free detained fishermen.