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.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests four Indian fishermen

Four Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, according to reports.

Sri Lankan navy arrests 14 Indian fishermen

 The Sri Lankan navy on Sunday arrested 14 Indian fishermen for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

TN fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy personnel

A group of fishermen of this island were today chased away by Sri Lankan Naval personnel while fishing in the Palk Strait, officials said.

Five Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka return home
Five Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka return home

Chennai: The five Indian fishermen, who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking, and released by the Sri Lankan court yesterday, will reach home on Thursday.

Sri Lanka releases five Indian fishermen on death row, BJP credits PM Modi
Sri Lanka releases five Indian fishermen on death row, BJP credits PM Modi

The five Indian fishermen, who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking, have been released by the Sri Lankan court, reports stated on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan court awards death penalty to five Indian fishermen
Sri Lankan court awards death penalty to five Indian fishermen

In an unpleasant development which will further strain India's bilateral ties with Sri Lanka, a court in the Island nation Thursday awarded death penalty to five fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly smuggling drugs.

TN fishermen observe fast in SL prison demanding their release

Twenty-four fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on charges of violating International Maritime Boundary Line and lodged in a prison in Jaffna, are on a fast since yesterday demanding their release.

Lankan navy hands over Indian fishermen to Coast Guard

Sri Lankan navy on Thursday handed over 94 Tamil Nadu fishermen taken into custody by them to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line, police said.

40 fishermen released by Sri Lanka court return home

Forty fishermen from this coastal town, who were part of 76 arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in different batches and ordered to be released by a court in the island nation, arrived here on Saturday.

36 fishermen released by Lankan court reach India

Thirty six fishermen from Rameswaram, part of the 76 arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in different batches and ordered to be released by a Lankan court recently, arrived here on Thursday.

Two Pakistani Naval ships arrive in Sri Lanka

Two Pakistani naval ships have arrived in Sri Lanka to enhance defence cooperation between navies of two nations.

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.

Sri Lankan Navy damage 100 fishing nets

Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly attacked Indian fishing boats and damaged more than 100 nets near the International Maritime Boundary Line in the early hours on Sunday, fishermen association representatives said here.

At least 53 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Fifty-three fishermen, including 30 from this coastal town, were arrested by the Sri Lankan naval personnel off Talaimannar and Jaffna early Thursday, Fisheries Association officials said.

Six Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

In the second such incident within a week, Sri Lankan Navy on Tyuesday arrested six fishermen on charges of entering into the island nation's territory while fishing near Katchtathivu.

39 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

A total of 39 fishermen from Jagathapattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan navy personnel on Wednesday while fishing near the Palk Straits, fisheries department officials said.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 20 TN fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 20 fishermen from here on charges of crossing IMBL when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a senior Fisheries Department official said.

Four Sri Lankan Tamils arrested

Four Sri Lankan Tamils, including two women, were arrested Wednesday after they arrived here without proper documents in an illegal ferry, a senior police official said.

SL Navy arrests 17 TN fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 17 fishermen along with their three boats when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, police said here.