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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.