18 Indian fishermen arrested in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities have arrested 18 Indian fishermen and seized their three boats for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters.

Indian fishers give 7-point plea to Lankan counterparts

At the third round of bilateral talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen held here on Tuesday, the Indian fishermen gave a seven point plea including nod to fish in the island nation territory for 83 days in a year which their Lankan counterparts said they would consider.

Bilateral talks between India-Sri Lanka fishermen on Tuesday

The third round of bilateral talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka over the issue of fishing in Palk Strait will be held here tomorrow in the backdrop of that country's Premier claiming the right to shoot down intruding Indian fishermen.

57 Indian fishing boats released from Pak arrives at IMBL

 The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Gujarat Fisheries department officials on Sunday received the 57 Indian fishing boats at the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) that were released by Pakistan form its custody.

Sri Lanka arrests 54 Indian fishermen

 Fifty-four Indian fishermen have been arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly poaching in the country's waters, days before the visit of a Lankan delegation to India to discuss the contentious fishermen issue.

Concern in Parliament over Sri Lankan PM's remarks on Indian fishermen

Members in Parliament Wednesday voiced concern over remarks of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe that his country's Navy has the right to shoot any "intruder", prompting the government to express willingness for a debate on the issue.

Modi took up fishermen issue with Sri Lanka: Sushma Swaraj

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took up the problems of Indian fishermen with Sri Lanka during his visit to the island-country last week, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan Navy hands over 168 Indian fishermen to Indian Coast Guard

Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday handed over 168 Indian fishermen and 51 boats to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line.

Rameshwaram fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan Navy

Indian fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu were attacked by the Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday.

Navy has right to shoot anyone who intrudes: Sri Lankan PM

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has again said that his country's Navy has the right to shoot anyone who intrudes into its territorial waters, notwithstanding India's forthright disapproval.

Attack on Indian fishermen may harm relations with Sri Lanka: Karunanidhi

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday asked the Centre to request Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to advise his Navy on the recent attacks on Indian fishermen and said such incidents may harm relations between the two countries.

Sri Lanka frees 86 Indian fishermen

Sri Lanka on Friday released 86 Indian fishermen as a goodwill measure to mark the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the island nation.

Lankan Navy hurls petrol bombs at TN fishing boat

Sri Lankan naval personnel on Thursday allegedly hurled petrol bombs at a fishing boat from Thangachimadam here causing damage to the boat, police said.

Lanka to release 86 Indian fishermen to mark PM Modi's visit

As many as 86 Indian fishermen arrested for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters are set to be released as a goodwill gesture to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, the first by an Indian premier to this country in over 25 years.

Sri Lankan PM's statement on Indian fishermen was like 'slap on the face', says Karunanidhi

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country, DMK President Karunanidhi said on Monday that Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's statement on Indian fishermen was like 'slap on the face'.

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Issue of Indian fishermen different from Italian marines case: Sushma Swaraj tells Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickramasinghe
Issue of Indian fishermen different from Italian marines case: Sushma Swaraj tells Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickramasinghe

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe in Colombo and discussed the issue of Lankan Navy's actions against Indian fishermen.

Kidnapped fishermen return from Sri Lanka

The seven Indian fishermen who were allegedly abducted by armed Sri Lankan fishermen have returned to Tamil Nadu, a leader said on Saturday in Rameswaram.

Pakistan arrests 45 Indian fishermen: Police

Pakistani marine forces have arrested 45 Indian fishermen for violating territorial waters in the Arabian Sea, police said on Saturday.