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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.

Jayalalithaa writes another letter to PM Modi as Lankan Navy arrests 12 TN fishermen

Jayalalithaa writes another letter to PM Modi as Lankan Navy arrests 12 TN fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 20 Tamil fishermen since last night when they were fishing near international maritime boundary line.

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy

Four fishermen from Rameswaram were taken into custody by the Sri Lankan Navy while fishing near Katchatheevu in the third instance of such action this month by the island country.

Sri Lankan navy arrests six Tamil Nadu fishermen

Sri Lankan navy arrests six Tamil Nadu fishermen

Six fishermen of Pudukottai district were arrested by Sri Lankan navy while they were fishing near the Lankan coast, authorities said on Sunday.

Jayalalithaa urges PM Modi to get TN fishermen released from Sri Lankan Navy

Stating that eight fishermen had set out for fishing in two mechanised boats from Ramanathapuram and Pudukkottai districts, she said they were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy in the early hours of on Sunday.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 20 Indian fishermen

Twenty Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel on charges of allegedly violating the International Maritime Boundary Line Thursday morning.

Sri Lankan Navy detains 14 Indian fishermen

The Lankan navy had earlier this month detained five Indian fishermen and seized a boat near Talaimannar in Tamil Nadu.