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Katchatheevu issue: Karuna objects to Centre`s submission in HC

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 22:47

Taking objection to Centre`s submission that Indian fishermen have no right to fish around Katchatheevu, DMK`s M Karunanidhi said such counter was made by Centre with intention of "hurting" Tamils.

Indo-Lanka fishermen talks without prejudice to case in SC: TN

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 00:02

Talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka to be held on Monday will be without prejudice to a case pending in Supreme Court on the Katchatheevu issue, Tamil Nadu government said on Saturday.

TN fishermen have no right to fish around Katchatheevu: Centre

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 00:32

Centre informed Madras High Court that sovereignty of Sri Lanka over islet of Katchatheevu in Palk Straits is a settled matter and Indian fishermen do not enjoy any right to fish in the region.

DMK to flag Lanka`s alleged war crimes, Katchatheevu island issues in Parliament

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 20:13

DMK would demand a resolution for an independent inquiry into the alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka and raise the issue of retrieving Katchatheevu from Sri Lanka in the Winter session of Parliament.

Get proof from royal family on Katchatheevu: Karuna to TN govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 22:00

DMK`s M Karunanidhi asked Tamil Nadu government to obtain documents offered by members of royal family in the Katchatheevu issue and submit it in Supreme Court.

Demand in RS for retrieving Katchatheevu island to India

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 20:09

Members from AIADMK, DMK, CPI and BJP created uproar in the Rajya Sabha over an affidavit filed by the Govt in the Supreme Court on Katchatheevu, a small island ceded to Sri Lanka in 1974, and demanded that it be retrieved.

Jaya rebukes Karuna`s action on Katchatheevu island

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 12:18

Lashing out at her arch rival and DMK president M Karunanidhi for moving the SC seeking retrieval of Katchatheevu island from Sri Lanka, TN CM J Jayalalithaa on Thursday termed it as a "political opportunistic drama".

SC issues notice to Centre of Karunanidhi plea on Katchatheevu

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 19:34

The Supreme Court issued notice to Centre on DMK chief M Karunanidhi`s plea seeking direction to government to retrieve island of Katchatheevu which was given to Sri Lanka in 1974 and make it as part of Tamil Nadu.

Take steps to retrieve Katchatheevu, Jayalalithaa tells PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 14:04

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take steps to retrieve Katchatheevu and surrounding areas from Sri Lanka.

Katchatheevu issue: Karunanidhi denies Jayalalithaa`s charge

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 19:40

Joining issue with Tamil Nadu cm J Jayalalithaa over Katchatheevu issue, DMK chief M Karunanidhi denied charge that he did not take any effort to retrieve islet ceded to Sri Lanka by India.

`Over 500 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan navy since May 2011`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 21:38

Tamil Nadu govt said that due to its consistent efforts Sri Lanka had released over 500 fishermen arrested by its navy since May, 2011.

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.