Sri Lankan fishermen

Coast Guard repatriates 34 Lankan fishermen

As part of the repatriation process, Indian Coast Guard Ship Rajkamal brought the Lankan fishermen to Karaikal port today and handed them over to Sri Lankan authorities at the IMBL.

Nov 21, 2015, 22:50 PM IST

Indian fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan fishermen, Rs 6 cr worth nets damaged

About 30 to 40 fishermen were attacked allegedly by their Sri Lankan counterparts off Kodiakarai coast, who damaged their nets worth Rs 6 crore and threw the catch into the sea, a fisheries department official said.

Jul 03, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

Armed Lankan fishermen fishermen abduct 7, demand ransom

Armed Sri Lankan fishermen abducted seven of their counterparts from Tamil Nadu early Thursday off Kodiakarai and demanded a ransom from their relatives to release them, a top official said.

Mar 05, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Tamil Nadu to release 30 Sri Lankan fishermen on Dec 22

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Tuesday said it would release 30 Sri Lankan fishermen and their 19 boats on December 22 so that they can celebrate Christmas with their families.

Dec 16, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Coast Guard arrests 12 Lankan fishermen

Twelve Sri Lankan fishermen have been arrested and their two boats seized by Indian Coast Guard for allegedly fishing in the Indian waters of Bay of Bengal.

Jun 21, 2014, 19:10 PM IST

14 SL fishermen remanded to judicial custody till June 4

Fourteen Sri Lankan fishermen, arrested by the Coast Guard on the charge of illegally fishing in Indian waters, were remanded to judicial custody till June 4 by a court near here on Thursday.

May 22, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Case registered against Sri Lankan fishermen, Navy

In what is considered to be the first such action by Tamil Nadu Police,a case has been registered against Sri Lankan fishermen for allegedly robbing fishing nets worth Rs 2.80 lakh from an Indian boat last month.

Mar 01, 2014, 16:24 PM IST

Five Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated

Five Sri Lankan fishermen were on Sunday repatriated by the Indian Coast Guard near the Indo-Lankan Maritime Boundary Line.

Feb 23, 2014, 23:57 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard arrests 25 Sri Lankan fishermen

Indian Coast Guard has arrested 25 Sri Lankan fishermen on charges of trespassing and illegal fishing in Indian waters, official sources said on Monday.

Feb 10, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

Centre asks AP to expedite release of 25 Sri Lankan fishermen

The Centre has asked the Andhra Pradesh government to expedite the release of remaining 25 Sri Lankan fishermen detained in the state.

Jan 23, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

Talks with SL could prevent arrest of TN fishermen: MoS PMO

The talks between fishermen`s representatives of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka on January 27 be an opportunity to prevent arrest of fishermen from this state and seizure of their boats by the island nation`s naval personnel, Minister of State for PMO V Narayanasamy said on Sunday.

Jan 19, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

82 Lankan fishermen arrested by Coast Guard in last 10 days

Twenty-six Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested over the past two days for allegedly illegally fishing in Indian waters, taking the total of Lankan Nationals arrested in the last ten days to 82.

Dec 05, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

Meeting of Indian and Lankan fishermen reps soon: Narayanasamy

Centre plans to organise a meeting of fishermen representatives of both the countries to find an amicable solution over fishing in Palk Strait, Minsiter of State in PMO V Narayanasamy said on Wednesday.

Oct 16, 2013, 19:14 PM IST

Locals attack 11 arrested Sri Lankan fishermen

Eleven Sri Lankan fishermen, who were arrested four days ago by the Indian Coast Guard for illegally entering Indian waters, were attacked by locals following rumours of their alleged involvement in attacking villagers.

May 05, 2013, 23:23 PM IST

Five Sri Lankan fishermen remanded to judicial custody

The fishermen told `Q` branch and IB police they had drifted due to strong winds and were not aware of entering Indian territorial waters.

Mar 19, 2013, 13:43 PM IST

Ten Lankan fishermen held for entering Indian waters

Ten Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested by Marine Police for illegally fishing off Krishnapatnam coast in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Nov 25, 2012, 22:14 PM IST

India releases Sri Lankan boats, fishermen

The Coast Guard has released 11 Sri Lankan fishermen who were detained in Indian waters in May along with two fishing boats, it was announced on Monday.

Aug 06, 2012, 16:36 PM IST

Five Sri Lankan fishermen held in AP

Five Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested when they were caught entering Indian waters in the Bay of Bengal off Kakinada coast in AP.

May 25, 2012, 18:23 PM IST

Five Sri Lankan fishermen held in Andhra

Five Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested and seized with their boats when they were caught entering the Indian waters in Bay of Bengal off the Kakinada coast in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Friday.

May 25, 2012, 15:43 PM IST

Lankan fishermen held for entering Indian waters

Six Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested by Marine police for illegally fishing in Indian waters off Nizampatnam coast in Andhra Pradesh`s istrict.

May 06, 2012, 18:40 PM IST