India files appeal in Sri Lanka apex court in fishermen issue

India said it is confident that "justice will prevail" in the case of the five Indian fishermen sentenced to death for alleged drug smuggling in Sri Lanka even as it filed an appeal in the Sri Lankan Supreme Court in the case Tuesday.

Will resolve sentenced fishermen issue with India, says Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Wednesday held out hope for the five Indian fishermen sentenced to death, with visiting Sri Lankan Minister Sarath Amunugama saying there have been no executions in the island nation for the past decade and the issue will be resolved with India.

Karunanidhi condemns Lankan article

Slamming the derogatory article on the Sri Lankan Government defence website, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Friday demanded that the Centre convey its strong condemnation as it had `besmirched` both the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and the Indian Prime Minister.

Jayalalithaa accuses Sri Lanka of trying to create fissures in India`s federal polity

Taking strong exception to an alleged derogatory article about her on the Sri Lankan defence website, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday accused it of trying to create fissures in India`s federal polity as she demanded an unconditional apology from Colombo for the insinuations against her.

READ: Full text of Sri Lanka`s apology to Modi, Jaya

READ: Full text of Sri Lanka`s apology to Modi, Jaya — An article published by Sri Lankan defence website led to political furore on Friday accompanied by protests cutting across party lines demanding an apology and that India severe ties with the island nation.

Sri Lanka apologises for `derogatory` article on Modi, Jayalalithaa

Facing immense outrage over an alleged derogatory article posted on Sri Lankan army`s website, the island nation`s Defence Ministry on Friday tendered unqualified apology to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

India, Lanka discuss fishermen issue, reconciliation process

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday held detailed talks here with her Sri Lankan counterpart G L Peiris on key issues of fishermen, and reconciliation and accountability process as he briefed her on steps taken by his country to protect human rights.

India raises fishermen issue with Lanka

India on Sunday raised with Sri Lanka the arrest of 73 Indian fishermen by Lankan forces for allegedly poaching in its waters.

Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi over arrest of fishermen by Lanka, seeks permanent solution

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.

AIADMK raises fishermen issue in Lok Sabha

An AIADMK member on Monday demanded in the Lok Sabha that the Centre should act to secure immediate release of fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan authorities and take steps to ensure that such incidents do not recur.

India takes up fishermen issue with Maldives

India Thursday said it has taken up the issue of detention of 11 Indian fishermen by Maldivian Navy with Maldives.

India, Lanka step up dialogue on fishermen issue

The two countries, at the fourth meeting of the joint working group on fisheries, also agreed to enhance cooperation to pursue fishing activity in a safe, secure and sustainable manner.

Lanka cannot "antagonise" India on fishermen issue: Minister

Amid demands by the opposition
Marxist JVP that Sri Lanka take up with India the detention of its fishermen straying into the Indian waters.