Tamil Nadu fishermen

Eight TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy, nets snapped

The fishermen were arrested by the Lankan Naval personnel while they were fishing near Katchatheevu and taken to Kaarainagar in the island nation.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen for alleged poaching

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen for alleged poaching

Fourteen Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they were allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu in the island nation waters on Thursday. 

Nov 02, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen

The fishermen were arrested while reportedly fishing off Neduntheevu, Fisheries Inspector Bala said.

Aug 10, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
Tamil Nadu fishermen go on indefinite strike from today

Tamil Nadu fishermen go on indefinite strike from today

 In Tamil Nadu, fishermen in Pudukottai district announced indefinite strike from Wednesday urging immediate release of fishermen and their boats by Sri Lanka.

Aug 09, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Sri Lankan navy arrests five Tamil Nadu fishermen, captures boat

Sri Lankan navy arrests five Tamil Nadu fishermen, captures boat

Five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested and their boat impounded by the Sri Lankan navy on Sunday for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters.

Jun 18, 2017, 12:04 PM IST

Remand of five arrested TN fishermen extended till May 29

The five were arrested and their boat impounded when they were fishing near Katchatheevu in the early hours of May 1.

May 15, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

Five Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

Five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested on Monday and their boat impounded by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters.

May 01, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy arrest 12 more Indian fishermen, confiscate two trawler boats

Sri Lankan Navy arrest 12 more Indian fishermen, confiscate two trawler boats

At least 12 Indian fishermen were on Sunday arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly poaching in the country's territorial waters.

Mar 26, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Indian fisherman's killing: Matter raised with Sri Lankan govt, thorough probe assured, says MEA

Indian fisherman's killing: Matter raised with Sri Lankan govt, thorough probe assured, says MEA

Hundreds of fishermen on Tuesday staged a demonstration in Rameswaram island to protest the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy.

Mar 07, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Pamban fishermen boycott work demanding release of colleagues

Fishermen in nearby Pamban today went on an indefinite boycott demanding the release of 50 of their colleagues, arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in the last two months, for allegedly entering its waters illegally.

Dec 22, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
Sri Lanka Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, threatens to shoot them

Sri Lanka Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, threatens to shoot them

Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were forced to return without their catch after Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly intercepted them and snapped fishing nets of ten mechanised boats off Katchatheevu islet. 

Dec 18, 2016, 13:54 PM IST
16 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

16 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

With this, the number of fishermen arrested for allegedly fishing in Lankan territorial waters have gone up to 44 since July 3.

Jul 07, 2016, 11:54 AM IST
Jayalalithaa urges PM Narendra Modi to get fishermen released from Sri Lanka

Jayalalithaa urges PM Narendra Modi to get fishermen released from Sri Lanka

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said the boat which carried five fishermen from Tamil Nadu last week "drifted ashore" due to an engine snag.

Jun 25, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

Jayalalithaa urges PM Narendra Modi to get 10 Tamil Nadu fishermen released from Kuwait

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to get repatriated ten fishermen of Tamil Nadu stranded in Kuwait after being detained in a "foisted" case by the police there.

Mar 19, 2016, 16:55 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen

Nine Indian fishermen and two boats were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy near Palk Strait in Tamil Nadu early morning today.

Jan 31, 2016, 10:00 AM IST
Jayalalithaa seeks PM's intervention for release of arrested fishermen

Jayalalithaa seeks PM's intervention for release of arrested fishermen

In the latest incident involving the Lankan navy, 29 fishermen from Nagapattinam district and three boats were detained by the Lankan Navy when they were fishing off Trincomallee coast in Sri Lanka.

Jan 02, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

29 TN fishermen detained by Lankan navy

An official said that the Indian fishermen from Akkaraipettai in Nagapattinam district of TN, along with their boats, had been taken to a Sri Lankan army camp in Trincomallee, where they have been detained.

Dec 31, 2015, 12:35 PM IST
Sri Lankan navy arrests six Tamil Nadu fishermen

Sri Lankan navy arrests six Tamil Nadu fishermen

Six fishermen of Pudukottai district were arrested by Sri Lankan navy while they were fishing near the Lankan coast, authorities said on Sunday.

Dec 20, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

Jaya seeks PM's intervention to free 41 TN fishermen in Lankan custody

Tamil Nadu government Friday sought the Centre's intervention to secure the release of 41 fishermen from the state detained in Sri Lanka.

Dec 18, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

TN fishermen expected to be released by November 3rd week

The process for release of 126 Tamil Nadu fishermen lodged in Sri Lankan prisons was underway and they were expected to be released by the third week of this month, a Lankan fishermen association leader said on Saturday.

Nov 07, 2015, 22:10 PM IST