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.

Rudy welcomes release of Indian fishermen on death row

Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday welcomed the release of five Indian fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking.

Rudy welcomes Lanka's move to release five Indian fishermen, lauds PM Modi

New Delhi: Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday welcomed Colombo's move to release five Tamil Nadu fishermen who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking, describing the decision as arising out of the great positioning of India internationally under the pioneering leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

24 TN fishermen's remand extended by Lankan court till Nov 21

A Sri Lankan Court on Friday extended till November 21 the remand of 24 Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested for allegedly fishing in the island nation's territorial waters in September and October.

Tamil Nadu fishermen families to meet CM to plead for their release
Tamil Nadu fishermen families to meet CM to plead for their release

Rameswaram: Family members of five Tamil Nadu fishermen, sentenced to death in a drug trafficking case by a Sri Lankan Court, and representatives of fishermen association would meet state Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday to press for securing their release.

Fishermen families to meet Tamil Nadu CM to plead for their release

Family members of five Tamil Nadu fishermen, sentenced to death in a drug trafficking case by a Sri Lankan Court, and representatives of fishermen association would meet state Chief Minister O Panneerselvam tomorrow to press for securing their release.

Violence rocks Rameswaram as fishermen protest against verdict

Sporadic violence broke out in and around this island as a large number of people staged protest against a Sri Lankan court verdict awarding death sentence to five fishermen from here.

Lankan court order has incensed Tamil Nadu: Panneerselvam

Strongly condemning the death penalty awarded to five Tamil Nadu fishermen by a Sri Lankan court, the AIADMK government on Thursday said it has 'incensed' all sections of the society and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for their release.

Hopes for release of Tamil Nadu fishermen detained in Iran brighten

Hopes for the release of four fishermen from this coastal town and one from Kerala detained in Iran have brightened with the intervention of Indian embassy officials and support of the fishing firm that employed them.

Govt to ensure early release of boats seized by Lanka: Minister

Government is taking necessary steps to ensure release of boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen seized by Sri Lanka, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan on Monday said.

Coast Guard rescues nine TN fishermen

A Tamil Nadu fishing trawler carrying nine fishermen, which was adrift in the rough seas following engine failure since June 6, has been safely towed to the shore by a Coast Guard Interceptor vessel in inclement weather.

Jayalalithaa seeks decisive action from PM to get fishermen`s release

Seeking a "decisive shift" in the Centre`s stance vis-a-vis Sri Lanka on the arrest of Tamil Nadu fishermen, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure the release of 33 fishermen, arrested by the island nation`s navy, and ensure a lasting solution to the issue.

SL court extends remand of Indian fishermen to March 25

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.

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday after repeated disruptions over Telangana and attacks by the Sri Lanka Navy on Tamil Nadu fishermen.

29 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Sri Lankan Naval personnel on Thursday arrested 29 fishermen from Mandapam and Rameswaram when they were fishing near Neduntheevu in the Palk Strait.

SL fishermen threaten TN fishermen, take away Rs 10 lakh nets

Sri Lankan fishermen on Wednesday allegedly threatened their counterparts from Pamban area here who were fishing in an area close to the island nation and took away 10 nets worth Rs 20 lakh.

Thirty TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Thirty fishermen of Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing at Kodiyankarai, a senior Fisheries Department official said on Thursday.

15 TN fishermen released by Sri Lankan court

Fifteen Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Naval personnel on October 19, were on Monday ordered to be released by a court in Jaffna in the island nation.

Anti-Lanka protests affecting us more, says TN fishermen

A day after their arrest for allegedly entering Sri Lankan waters, thirty fishermen from Tamil Nadu were on Wednesday remanded to custody till November 19

Lankan court orders release of 19 arrested TN fishermen

A Sri lankan court on Wednesday ordered release of 19 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were arrested by Lankan Navy.