Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 12:18
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention to secure immediate release of 80 fishermen detained illegally by the Sri Lankan Navy.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 17:09
A day after their arrest for allegedly entering Sri Lankan waters, thirty fishermen from Tamil Nadu were on Wednesday remanded to custody till November 19
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 15:21
Two fishermen drowned and three others were injured when their boat capsized while being chased allegedly by Sri Lankan naval vessels off this coastal town.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 13:06
A Sri lankan court on Wednesday ordered release of 19 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were arrested by Lankan Navy.
Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 13:01
DMK on Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take "resolute" steps to stop atrocities on Tamil Nadu fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy and retrieve confiscated fishing trawlers.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 11:10
Twenty fishermen from this coastal town were arrested by Sri Lankan Naval personnel when they were fishing in the Palk Straits early this morning, a top fisheries department official said.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 09:32
Nineteen fishermen, who ventured into the sea from Pudukottai district, were on Thursday arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they went for fishing in the Palk Strait, officials said.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 13:13
The judicial remand of 41 local fishermen, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, has been extended up to September 6, officials said Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 12:09
Thirty five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy Aug 26.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 15:11
Fishermen from Pamban coastal village in Rameswaram on Tuesday decided to boycott fishing indefinitely.
Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 13:22
Thirty five Tamil Nadu fishermen were Monday arrested and four boats seized by Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing between Talaimannar and Dhanushkodi in the Palk Strait, official sources said.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 19:28
DMK President M Karunanidhi on Sunday stressed that setting up of an Indian naval base in Dhanushkodi or Mandapam near Rameswaram will bring a "lasting solution" to the issue of alleged attacks on fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy.
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