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Coast Guard arrests 12 Lankan fishermen

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 19:10

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.

14 SL fishermen remanded to judicial custody till June 4

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 15:42

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.

Case registered against Sri Lankan fishermen, Navy

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 16:24

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.

Five Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 23:57

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

Indian Coast Guard arrests 25 Sri Lankan fishermen

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 12:56

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

Centre asks AP to expedite release of 25 Sri Lankan fishermen

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 17:02

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

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

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 16:35

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.

82 Lankan fishermen arrested by Coast Guard in last 10 days

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 21:08

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.

Meeting of Indian and Lankan fishermen reps soon: Narayanasamy

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:14

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.

Locals attack 11 arrested Sri Lankan fishermen

Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 23:23

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.

Five Sri Lankan fishermen remanded to judicial custody

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 13:43

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

Ten Lankan fishermen held for entering Indian waters

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 22:14

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