Tamil fishermen

I am not helpless minister, but very influential: Sushma Swaraj

"I am not helpless. I am a very influential External Affairs Minister."

Mar 09, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

Govt in talks with Lanka to find solution on fishermen issue

Government is steadfastly working in close cooperation with relevant stakeholders in finding a long-term solution to the Tamil fishermen issue, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Dec 18, 2014, 19:45 PM IST

CPI charges BJP with politicising the fishermen issue

CPI on Saturday charged the BJP with politicising the release of five fishermen of Tamil Nadu who were sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court on drug trafficking charges.

Nov 22, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

Violence after Tamil fishermen sentenced to death in Colombo

Violence erupted in coastal Tamil Nadu Thursday after a Sri Lankan court sentenced five Indian fishermen to death on charges of smuggling drugs.

Oct 30, 2014, 23:18 PM IST

Ruckus in RS over Telangana, Tamil fishermen issues

Ruckus over Telangana statehood issue and plight of Tamil fishermen disrupted proceedings in the Rajya Sabha for the third consecutive day on Friday, leading to two adjournments before lunch.

Feb 07, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 56 Tamil fishermen in two days

At least 56 Tamil fishermen have been arrested and their boats seized by Sri Lankan Naval personnel on charges of fishing in the island nation`s international maritime boundary in 48 hours, officials said on Saturday.

Apr 07, 2013, 00:55 AM IST

Govt to protect interest of Tamil fishermen: Antony

The government today said it is aware of the situation and will take up the matter with the island nation to protect the interest of Tamil fishermen.

Mar 06, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

GPS gadgets on boats to help Tamil fishermen

Against the backdrop of the recent attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy, GPS equipment is being fitted on boats to help them in navigation.

Jan 08, 2013, 19:04 PM IST

Mathai raises the issue of TN fishermen with Lanka

Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai had called on Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa, in Chennai, prior to his visit.

Nov 10, 2011, 12:59 PM IST