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Released by Sri Lanka, 19 fishermen arrive at Rameswaram

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 19:30

As many as 19 fishermen from this island, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy and lodged in prison in the neighbouring country, arrived here on Friday, officials said.

Four Tamil fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan Navy

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 12:53

Four fishermen from the district were allegedly attacked by Sri Lankan Navy personnel with wooden logs while they were fishing off Kodiakarai coast in a mechanised boat, official sources said here Thursday.

Jaya seeks PM intervention for release of TN fishermen

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 00:11

Deprecating repeated "onslaughts" by Sri Lankan Navy on Tamil Nadu fishermen, Jayalalithaa sought the immediate intervention of PM.

TN fishermen arrest: Centre adopting soft approach, says Karuna

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 23:03

M Karunanidhi slammed Centre for adopting a "soft approach" on the issue of recurring attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen.

Rameswaram fishermen to stay off sea indefinitely

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 22:58

Fishermen from Rameswaram will go on an indefinite strike from Monday demanding the release of 30 of their colleagues arrested by Sri Lankan Navy.

Centre`s stand on TN fishermen issue ‘discriminatory’: Karuna

Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 20:14

DMK, which quit the UPA over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue on Sunday slammed the Centre for adopting "discriminatory" approach in protecting fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who have been suffering at the hands of Sri Lankan Navy.

Tamil Nadu fishermen resort to rail blockade at Nagapattinam

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 14:01

Hundreds of fishermen, including a large number of women on Friday courted arrest here as they resorted to rail blockade protesting against attacks on Indian fishermen allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy.

Fishermen attacks: Jaya slams lack of diplomatic initiatives

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 14:31

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday voiced concern over the continued attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen.

`Wrong to say Centre not taking action on fishermen attacks`

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 17:15

Jayanthi Natarajan rejected as wrong the charge that UPA Government was keeping silence despite repeated attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy.

Jaya slams Centre`s `silence` over attacks on TN fishermen

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 18:14

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today slammed the Centre for its "silence" and said this should not be construed as weakness and embolden Colombo.

Sixty TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 12:00

At least 60 fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel while fishing near Katchatheevu on Thursday, an official from fishermen association said.

16 TN fishermen released by Sri Lanka return home

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 23:03

Sixteen Tamil Nadu fishermen, set free by a Sri Lankan court arrived in Tuticorin on Wednesday.