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.

Notice to centre, TN on plea for fishermen`s protection

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the centre and Tamil Nadu on a petition seeking protection to fishermen from the state from being captured by the Sri Lankan Navy.

India a mute spectator to fishermen`s arrests: Jayalalithaa

Thirty five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy Aug 26.

Protest against arrest of fishermen by Lankan Navy

Fishermen from Pamban coastal village in Rameswaram on Tuesday decided to boycott fishing indefinitely.

Lankan court extends judicial remand of TN fishermen

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday extended the judicial remand of 41 Tamil Nadu fishermen till August 29, officials said.

Remand of 65 TN fishermen extended till August 28

Two courts in Sri Lanka on Wednesday extended till August 28 the remand of 65 Tamil Nadu fishermen.

45 Indian fishers released by Pakistan to reach Veraval

45 Indian fishers who were released by Pakistan will reach Veraval on Tuesday.

30 TN fishermen released by Lankan court return home

Thirty fishermen, who were set free by a Sri Lankan court after being arrested by the island Navy last month on charges of poaching, arrived in TN.

15 Indian fishermen attacked by Lankan navy

Fifteen fishermen were on Monday attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing near Dhanuskodi, fisheries department sources said.

Jaya seeks PM intervention for release of TN fishermen

Deprecating repeated "onslaughts" by Sri Lankan Navy on Tamil Nadu fishermen, Jayalalithaa sought the immediate intervention of PM.