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Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated

Fifty-one Indian and three Sri Lankan fishermen were on Tuesday repatriated to their respective countries in line with the decision taken at a recent ministerial-level talks held in Colombo, a Fisheries official said.

Another 10 Tamil Nadu fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan navy, boats seized

Another 10 Tamil Nadu fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan navy, boats seized

The Sri Lankan Navy personnel apprehended as many as ten Tamil Nadu fishermen along with their boats at Palk Strait in the wee hours on Sunday. 

Pamban fishermen boycott work demanding release of colleagues

Fishermen in nearby Pamban today went on an indefinite boycott demanding the release of 50 of their colleagues, arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in the last two months, for allegedly entering its waters illegally.

11 Indian fishermen arrested by Lankan navy

Around 3,500 fishermen in 634 boats had put out to sea from Rameswaram on Saturday night. 

AIADMK calls for formation of Cauvery Management Board

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) spokesperson CR Saraswathi on Friday called for the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB) at the earliest to resolve a water-sharing dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

Sri Lankan Navy personnel arrests Tamil Nadu fishermen

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen were attested today by Sri Lankan Navy personnel when they were fishing near Katchativu on charges of fishing in their territorial waters.

16 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

16 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

With this, the number of fishermen arrested for allegedly fishing in Lankan territorial waters have gone up to 44 since July 3.

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends five Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends five Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended five Indian fishermen and detained their fishing boat in the early morning hours on Sunday.

Lankan Navy apprehends five TN fishermen, one boat

Lankan Navy apprehends five TN fishermen, one boat

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended five Indian fishermen and detained their fishing boat in the early morning hours on Sunday.

Jayalalithaa urges PM Narendra Modi to get fishermen released from Sri Lanka

Jayalalithaa urges PM Narendra Modi to get fishermen released from Sri Lanka

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said the boat which carried five fishermen from Tamil Nadu last week "drifted ashore" due to an engine snag.

Four Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy

Four Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy

As many as four Indian fishermen and one boat were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy at Neduntheevu in early morning hours on Sunday.

Sri Lankan Navy assists in repatriation of three Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy assists in repatriation of three Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy said that it has assisted in the repatriation of three Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on Wednesday.

J Jayalaithaa again writes to PM Modi on arrest of fishermen by Lankan Navy

Jaya urged Prime Minister to direct the External Affairs Ministry to take up the matter with Sri Lankan authorities.

Ex-strongman Rajapaksa's son bail plea rejected in Lanka

Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's 27-year-old son, who is facing money laundering charges, was further remanded in custody for two weeks after his bail plea was rejected by a court on Thursday.

Nets of fishermen damaged by Sri Lankan naval personnel

Nets of 30 fishermen boats were damaged allegedly by Sri Lankan naval personnel near Katchathevu islet today and they were chased back till Indian territorial waters, a Fishermen Association official said here.

Jayalalithaa seeks PM Modi's help for release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka

Jayalalithaa seeks PM Modi's help for release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi `s intervention to secure the release of nine Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy on January 30.

Sri Lankan Navy frees four Indian fishermen

Earlier this month, Sri Lanka released 104 Indian fishermen lodged in its jails on goodwill gesture.

Tamil Nadu fishermen to begin indefinite fast from today

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu would go on an indefinite fast from Tuesday, demanding the release of fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy and lodged in prisons of the island nation.

104 Indian fishermen return home

In a goodwill gesture ahead of the Pongal festival, Sri Lanka had on January 14 decided to release 104 Indian fishermen arrested by the country's navy for allegedly poaching in the country's territorial waters. 

Three Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Three fishermen from Nagapattinam district were arrested by Sri Lankan Naval personnel off Nedutheevu in the island nation for allegedly crossing the International Martime Boundary Line.