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Sri Lankan Navy arrests 20 TN fishermen

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.

TN fishermen have no fishing rights in Katchatheevu: Centre

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 22:56

The islet of Katchatheevu in the Palk Strait is a sovereign property of Sri Lanka and the 1974 and 1976 agreements between India and Sri Lanka do not confer any fishing rights on fishermen from India, the Centre has told the Madras High Court.

SL Navy arrests 17 TN fishermen

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.

33 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

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.

Talks can take place only after release of TN fishermen: Jayalalithaa

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.

Talks can take place only after release of TN fishermen: Jayalalithaa

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 00:46

Seeking immediate intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the release of 74 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday said the proposed second round of talks between fishermen associations from the state and the island nation in Colombo could be held only after their release.

Judicial remand of TN fishermen extended till Jan23

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 18:38

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday extended till January 23 the judicial remand of four Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by the island navy and lodged in a prison there.

Karuna seeks release of all TN fishermen and boats

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 13:01

DMK on Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take "resolute" steps to stop atrocities on Tamil Nadu fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy and retrieve confiscated fishing trawlers.

Lankan navy arrests 9 TN fishermen

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 18:10

Nine fishermen from Pudukottai district were taken into custody by the Sri Lankan navy when they were fishing in mid-sea on Sunday, officials said.

TN Cong MP demands release of Indian fishermen

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 04, 2012, 17:57

Cong MP from TN demanded that India should intervene and take steps for the release of 10 fishermen who have been taken into custody by the SL Navy.

Lankan navy personnel attack TN fishermen in Mid-Sea

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 17:19

In yet another mid-sea attack, Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly attacked six fishermen from Tamil Nadu`s Nagapattinam district.

TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy released

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 00:05

The Sri Lankan Navy released 42 fishermen arrested by it for allegedly violating the International Maritime Boundary Line, a senior Fisheries Department official said.