Indian Naval vessels to reach Sri Lanka's east coast for drill today

Four Indian Navy vessels will arrive in Sri Lanka on Friday to hold a three-day training exercise for Lankan Navy personnel in the country's east coast.

Sri Lanka arrests 54 Indian fishermen

 Fifty-four Indian fishermen have been arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly poaching in the country's waters, days before the visit of a Lankan delegation to India to discuss the contentious fishermen issue.

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.

Concern in Parliament over Sri Lankan PM's remarks on Indian fishermen

Members in Parliament Wednesday voiced concern over remarks of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe that his country's Navy has the right to shoot any "intruder", prompting the government to express willingness for a debate on the issue.

Rameshwaram fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan Navy

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

10 Indian fishermen injured in attack by SL navy

More than 10 Tamil Nadu fishermen on Tuesday suffered injuries and bruises when they were attacked by Sri Lankan Navy personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, ignoring their warning, police said.

TN CM asks Centre to ensure release of 29 arrested fishermen

 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today asked the Centre to take urgent steps for release of 29 fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, besides releasing a financial package of Rs 1,520 crore for improving the socio-economic status of the state's fishermen.

86 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

As many as 86 Indian fishermen have been arrested and their 10 fishing boats seized by the Sri Lanka Navy for allegedly poaching in the country's waters, naval officials said on Friday.

GPS, fish detection equipment in boat destroyed by SL Navy

A GPS and fish detection equipment in a boat with six fishermen on it were allegedly destroyed on Thursday by Sri Lankan naval personnel in the Gulf of Mannar, officials said.

Sri Lankan Navy provides treatment to fisherman

The Sri Lankan naval men on Tuesday offered treatment to a fisherman after he was stung by a poisonous fish while fishing in the Palk Strait.

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.

Sri Lankan national arrested in Rameshwaram

Rameswaram: A Sri Lankan national, who arrived at Dhanushkodi coast by an illegal ferry, was arrested Wednesday, police said.

Indefinite strike by Tamil Nadu fishermen

Local fishermen and their counterparts from nearby districts on Wednesday launched an indefinite strike demanding, among other things, release of fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests four Indian fishermen

Four Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, according to reports.

Sri Lankan navy arrests 14 Indian fishermen

 The Sri Lankan navy on Sunday arrested 14 Indian fishermen for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

TN fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy personnel

A group of fishermen of this island were today chased away by Sri Lankan Naval personnel while fishing in the Palk Strait, officials said.

Five Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka return home
Five Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka return home

Chennai: The five Indian fishermen, who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking, and released by the Sri Lankan court yesterday, will reach home on Thursday.

Sri Lanka releases five Indian fishermen on death row, BJP credits PM Modi
Sri Lanka releases five Indian fishermen on death row, BJP credits PM Modi

The five Indian fishermen, who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking, have been released by the Sri Lankan court, reports stated on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan court awards death penalty to five Indian fishermen
Sri Lankan court awards death penalty to five Indian fishermen

In an unpleasant development which will further strain India's bilateral ties with Sri Lanka, a court in the Island nation Thursday awarded death penalty to five fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly smuggling drugs.

TN fishermen observe fast in SL prison demanding their release

Twenty-four fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on charges of violating International Maritime Boundary Line and lodged in a prison in Jaffna, are on a fast since yesterday demanding their release.