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Month-long TN Assembly session begins on July 10

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:35

A month-long session of the Tamil Nadu Assembly will begin here tomorrow in which a host of issues including the Mullaperiyar row with Kerala and attacks on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy are expected to figure.

Jayalalithaa seeks decisive action on fishermen`s issue

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 12:06

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa hoped the Centre under Prime Minister Narendra Modi would take an "early and decisive action" to resolve the issue of Sri Lankan naval attacks on the Indian fishermen.

Fishermen protest arrests of their colleagues by Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 11:32

Tamil Nadu Coastal Area Fishermen`s Association and the Fishermen`s Association on Monday decided to boycott fishing activities indefenitely from July 21 to protest against continuous arrest and attack on fishemen by the Sri lankan navalmen.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 20 TN fishermen

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 12:25

Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 20 fishermen from here on charges of crossing IMBL when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a senior Fisheries Department official said.

Centre`s stand on Katchatheevu shocking: Jayalalithaa

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:01

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Wednesday said she was appalled at the Centre`s stand that Indian fishermen had no traditional fishing rights around Katchatheevu island.

296 Indians in Pakistan jails

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 19:42

Pakistan on Tuesday said that 296 Indian nationals, mostly fishermen, are being held in various jails in the country.

Jaya seeks diplomatic action for release of fishermen

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 11:09

Seeking strong diplomatic action from the Centre for release of 28 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday said the Centre should "not" treat the IMBL with the island nation as a settled question, as it is a subject matter of litigation in the Supreme Court.

24 fishermen return home from Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 00:33

24 fishermen who were released after their arrest by the Sri Lankan Navy on June 17, returned to Karaikal on Thursday, a senior Coast Guard official said.

Sri Lanka Navy denies attacking Indian fishermen

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 19:00

The Sri Lanka Navy Wednesday rejected claims that its personnel attack Indian fishermen when they stray into Sri Lankan waters.

Sri Lankan courts remand arrested Indian fishermen to custody

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 22:31

At least 46 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy this week for allegedly poaching into the country`s water have been sent to judicial custody by courts in the country`s north.

Coast Guard arrests 12 Lankan fishermen

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 19:10

Twelve Sri Lankan fishermen have been arrested and their two boats seized by Indian Coast Guard for allegedly fishing in the Indian waters of Bay of Bengal.

Jaya fires another letter to PM, seeks release of TN fishermen

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 14:12

Slamming Sri Lanka for arresting 46 fishermen from her state yesterday as a "belligerent act" Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure their immediate release along with 11 detailed boats.