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Sri Lanka Navy denies shooting Indian fisherman

The Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday rejected Indian media reports that it shot dead an Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu near the Katchatheevu islet.

Tamil Nadu fishermen attacked, chased away by Sri Lankan Navy

Nearly 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen from this island town were forced to return without their catch after they were allegedly attacked and chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy for fishing off Katchatheevu.

Fishermen issue: O Paneerselvam asks PM Narendra Modi to send 'firm' message to Sri Lanka

Fishermen issue: O Paneerselvam asks PM Narendra Modi to send 'firm' message to Sri Lanka

The apprehension of fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy continues 'unabated' despite Indo-Sri Lankan fishermen level talks.

Two Indian fishermen injured in Sri Lankan Navy firing

The attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Naval officers is an ongoing issue.

12 TN fishermen detained by Lankan Navy, let off with warning

Twelve Tamil fishermen were detained by Sri Lankan Naval personnel for allegedly entering island waters but were released after a warning on Tuesday.

India, Lanka to find 'innovative' solution to fishermen issue

India has invited Sri Lankan fisheries minister to visit the country and Colombo has accepted the invitation.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 24 TN fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday arrested 24 fishermen from here and also chased away at gun point several others for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen

Voicing concern over the arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy in the 'vicinity' of Katchatheevu, the Tamil Nadu government has once again raised the demand that India "retrieve" the islet from Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 15 TN fishermen; chase away boats

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 15 fishermen for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters and also chased at gun point fishermen near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits, officials said today.

Arrested fishermen begin indefinite fast in Sri Lanka demanding release

Fourteen fishermen from this coastal town, who were arrested last month by Sri Lankan naval personnel and whose remand was extended to July 17 by a court in the island nation, began an indefinite fast there on Monday, demanding that they be released.

Lankan Navy drives away TN fishermen near Katchatheevu

A group of fishermen who put out to sea in 250 mechanised boats from here returned empty handed today after Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly pelted stones and bottles at them near Katchatheevu.

TN threatens to call off talks if fishermen not released

 The Tamil Nadu government today threatened to call off the bilateral talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka here tomorrow if 54 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested recently by the Navy of the island nation, were not released as assured by the Lankan government.

29 Tamil Nadu fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy

Twenty-nine fishermen from here were taken into custody by the Sri Lankan Navy Saturday evening while they were fishing near Katchatheevu.

Rameshwaram fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan Navy

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

Sri Lankan Navy chases away Tamil Nadu fishermen

Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly threatened and chased away Tamil Nadu fishermen when they were fishing near Katchatheevu early Tuesday morning, a local representative of the Fishermen's Association said.

Lankan Navy opens fire in air, chase TN fishermen away

Rameswaram: Sri Lankan Naval personnel on Tuesday allegedly fired in the air and damaged more than 20 fishing nets to chase away Indian fishermen fishing near Katchatheevu and other areas, Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department officials and local fishermen's association said.

Four TN fishermen apprehended by Lankan Navy

Four fishermen from here were apprehended today near Katchatheevu by Sri Lankan Navy personnel who also allegedly damaged 50 boats.

Hindu outfit volunteers plan to leave for Katchatheevu foiled

Volunteers of a Hindu outfit, who tried to leave for Katchatheevu by flying the National Flag on their boats, were arrested on Friday, police said.

Jaya writes to PM seeking restoration of Katchatheevu

Describing the 1974 and 1976 Indo-Lanka agreements ceding Katchatheevu to that country as "ill-advised," Tamil Nadu government has said the matter cannot be treated as a settled issue.

Katchatheevu issue has to be revisited by Centre: BJP

Virtually endorsing the ruling AIADMK`s demand for retrieval of Katchatheevu, BJP on Sunday said the issue of Indian sovereignty over the islet, ceded to Sri Lanka by India in 1974, has to be revisited.