Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 21:55
A total of 39 fishermen from Jagathapattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan navy personnel on Wednesday while fishing near the Palk Straits, fisheries department officials said.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 12:25
Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 20 fishermen from here on charges of crossing IMBL when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a senior Fisheries Department official said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:33
Four Sri Lankan Tamils, including two women, were arrested Wednesday after they arrived here without proper documents in an illegal ferry, a senior police official said.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:53
The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 17 fishermen along with their three boats when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, police said here.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 22:31
At least 46 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy this week for allegedly poaching into the country`s water have been sent to judicial custody by courts in the country`s north.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 17:30
In the backdrop of the recent arrests of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday evening wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking for a permanent solution in this matter.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 15:35
Thirty three Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy in separate incidents while fishing near Katchatheevu, an islet in the Palk Strait, police and fisheries officials on Sunday said.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 12:29
Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early on Sunday, Fiseries Department sources said.
Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 17:55
Sri Lankan Navy today arrested at least 54 illegal Tamil migrants, including 11 women and 30 children, when they were about to board a boat for Australia.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 14:36
Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early Tuesday, Fiseries Department sources said.
Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 00:49
Jayalalithaa sought immediate intervention of Manmohan Singh for the release of 74 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 14:37
A court in Sri Lanka on Tuesday extended till March 25 the judicial remand of 38 fishermen, who were arrested for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and fishing in the island nation`s territorial waters.
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