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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.

Four Sri Lankan Tamils arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:33

Four Sri Lankan Tamils, including two women, were arrested Wednesday after they arrived here without proper documents in an illegal ferry, a senior police official said.

SL Navy arrests 17 TN fishermen

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:53

The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 17 fishermen along with their three boats when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, police said here.

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.

Fishermen call off stir in TN

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 14:32

Local fishermen, who were on indefinite strike since June 8 demanding release of five of their counterparts arrested by Lankan Navy two years ago, on Sunday decided to call it off following an assurance given by Minister of State for Heavy Industries Pon Radhakrishan, a representative of the fishermen`s association today said.

Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi over arrest of fishermen by Lanka, seeks permanent solution

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 17:30

In the backdrop of the recent arrests of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday evening wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking for a permanent solution in this matter.

Lankan navy damages boat, take away fish catch

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 15:12

The Sri Lankan Navy allegedly damaged a fishing boat and took away fish catch from 10 vessels of fishermen when they were fishing near Katchateevu islet today.

33 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 15:35

Thirty three Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy in separate incidents while fishing near Katchatheevu, an islet in the Palk Strait, police and fisheries officials on Sunday said.

Eight fishermen injured in attack by Sri Lankan navy personnel

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 12:29

Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early on Sunday, Fiseries Department sources said.

Sri Lanka arrests Australia bound-illegal migrants

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 17:55

Sri Lankan Navy today arrested at least 54 illegal Tamil migrants, including 11 women and 30 children, when they were about to board a boat for Australia.

Eight fishermen injured in attack by SL navy personnel

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 14:36

Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early Tuesday, Fiseries Department sources said.

Talks can take place only after release of TN fishermen: Jayalalithaa

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 00:49

Jayalalithaa sought immediate intervention of Manmohan Singh for the release of 74 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy.