Sri Lankan Navy damage 100 fishing nets

Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly attacked Indian fishing boats and damaged more than 100 nets near the International Maritime Boundary Line in the early hours on Sunday, fishermen association representatives said here.

Send out unequivocal, umambiguous message to Sri Lanka: Jaya to Centre

Taking strong exception to the recent arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday requested the Centre to send out an "unequivocal" and "unambiguous" message to ensure that such acts cease hereafter.

At least 53 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Fifty-three fishermen, including 30 from this coastal town, were arrested by the Sri Lankan naval personnel off Talaimannar and Jaffna early Thursday, Fisheries Association officials said.

Six Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

In the second such incident within a week, Sri Lankan Navy on Tyuesday arrested six fishermen on charges of entering into the island nation's territory while fishing near Katchtathivu.

15 TN fishermen remanded to judicial custody

A Sri Lankan court has remanded to judicial custody 15 fishermen arrested by the Lankan navy in separate incidents, Fishermen Association representatives Wednesday said.

Two fishermen seriously injured in air compressor blast in TN

Two fishermen were seriously injured after an air compressor in their boat exploded and it blew up in mid sea off this coastal town Tuesday.

Italian marines case: Court to hear case on August 27

A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed August 27 for hearing the case involving two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012.

Lankan Navy hands over Indian fishermen to Coast Guard

Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday handed over 94 Tamil Nadu fishermen taken into custody by them to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line, police said.

India thanks Rajapaksa over fishermen release

India on Thursday thanked President Mahinda Rajapaksa for releasing all Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka`s custody as a goodwill gesture ahead of India`s Independence Day.

Search on for seven missing Bengal fishermen

A search is on for seven fishermen, who have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal following the capsize of two trawlers in a storm.

Arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan navy raised in Lok Sabha

The issue of arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy was raised by an AIADMK member in the Lok Sabha with a demand that Indian government should address this problem.

PM urged to secure fishermen`s release from Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and secure the release of Indian fishermen and their fishing boats from Sri Lankan custody.

Pakistan to release 57 Indian fishing boats in mid-September

Pakistan on Monday said it will release 57 fishing boats seized from 150 Indian fishermen, who were set free in May as a goodwill gesture.

39 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

A total of 39 fishermen from Jagathapattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan navy personnel on Wednesday while fishing near the Palk Straits, fisheries department officials said.

Attacks on fishermen: Contempt plea in Madras HC against officials

A contempt petition has been filed in the Madras High Court Bench here against top officials, including the defence and foreign secretaries, for alleged attacks on Indian fishermen in the country`s territorial waters despite the government`s assurance about ensuring their safety.

Month-long TN Assembly session begins on July 10

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

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

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

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

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.