Katchatheevu

1,700 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan navy, 75 fishing nets snapped

1,700 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan navy, 75 fishing nets snapped

More than 1,700 Tamil Nadu fishermen on Tuesday were allegedly chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy which also snapped fishing nets of 75 boats off Katchatheevu islet.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

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

Retrieval of Katchatheevu only solution to fishermen's issue: D Jayakumar

The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday reasserted its position that the retrieval of Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Sri Lanka in the 1970s, was the "only solution" to the vexed fishermen's issue.

Jul 11, 2017, 17:44 PM IST

Sri Lanka Navy denies shooting Indian fisherman

The Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday rejected Indian media reports that it shot dead an Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu near the Katchatheevu islet.

Mar 07, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

Tamil Nadu fishermen attacked, chased away by Sri Lankan Navy

Nearly 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen from this island town were forced to return without their catch after they were allegedly attacked and chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy for fishing off Katchatheevu.

Dec 27, 2016, 11:45 AM IST
Fishermen issue: O Paneerselvam asks PM Narendra Modi to send 'firm' message to Sri Lanka

Fishermen issue: O Paneerselvam asks PM Narendra Modi to send 'firm' message to Sri Lanka

The apprehension of fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy continues 'unabated' despite Indo-Sri Lankan fishermen level talks.

Dec 20, 2016, 22:28 PM IST

Two Indian fishermen injured in Sri Lankan Navy firing

The attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Naval officers is an ongoing issue.

Nov 17, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

12 TN fishermen detained by Lankan Navy, let off with warning

Twelve Tamil fishermen were detained by Sri Lankan Naval personnel for allegedly entering island waters but were released after a warning on Tuesday.

Oct 04, 2016, 11:51 AM IST

India, Lanka to find 'innovative' solution to fishermen issue

India has invited Sri Lankan fisheries minister to visit the country and Colombo has accepted the invitation.

Feb 05, 2016, 22:09 PM IST

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 24 TN fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday arrested 24 fishermen from here and also chased away at gun point several others for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits.

Oct 13, 2015, 11:31 AM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen

Voicing concern over the arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy in the 'vicinity' of Katchatheevu, the Tamil Nadu government has once again raised the demand that India "retrieve" the islet from Sri Lanka.

Sep 23, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 15 TN fishermen; chase away boats

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 15 fishermen for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters and also chased at gun point fishermen near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits, officials said today.

Sep 22, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Arrested fishermen begin indefinite fast in Sri Lanka demanding release

Fourteen fishermen from this coastal town, who were arrested last month by Sri Lankan naval personnel and whose remand was extended to July 17 by a court in the island nation, began an indefinite fast there on Monday, demanding that they be released.

Jul 06, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Lankan Navy drives away TN fishermen near Katchatheevu

A group of fishermen who put out to sea in 250 mechanised boats from here returned empty handed today after Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly pelted stones and bottles at them near Katchatheevu.

Apr 07, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

TN threatens to call off talks if fishermen not released

 The Tamil Nadu government today threatened to call off the bilateral talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka here tomorrow if 54 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested recently by the Navy of the island nation, were not released as assured by the Lankan government.

Mar 24, 2015, 00:13 AM IST

29 Tamil Nadu fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy

Twenty-nine fishermen from here were taken into custody by the Sri Lankan Navy Saturday evening while they were fishing near Katchatheevu.

Mar 22, 2015, 02:09 AM IST

Rameshwaram fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan Navy

Indian fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu were attacked by the Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday.

Mar 17, 2015, 11:41 AM IST

Sri Lankan Navy chases away Tamil Nadu fishermen

Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly threatened and chased away Tamil Nadu fishermen when they were fishing near Katchatheevu early Tuesday morning, a local representative of the Fishermen's Association said.

Jan 06, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

Lankan Navy opens fire in air, chase TN fishermen away

Rameswaram: Sri Lankan Naval personnel on Tuesday allegedly fired in the air and damaged more than 20 fishing nets to chase away Indian fishermen fishing near Katchatheevu and other areas, Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department officials and local fishermen's association said.

Dec 09, 2014, 12:00 PM IST

Four TN fishermen apprehended by Lankan Navy

Four fishermen from here were apprehended today near Katchatheevu by Sri Lankan Navy personnel who also allegedly damaged 50 boats.

Sep 28, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

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