South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday October 31, 2014
Despite being friends for years, Emerson and Langlet would never have imagined of sharing this in common. Both, fishermen, now share a death sentence pronounced by the Sri Lankan High Court for allegedly trafficking drugs.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday October 31, 2014
Five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been given death sentence by a Sri Lankan court on charges of drug peddling. The men have 15 days in which to appeal against the order in a higher court. Both the Central and state governments say they will ...
India | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 30, 2014
Five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been given death sentence by Sri Lankan court in a drugs smuggling case.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
Hopes for the release of four fishermen from this coastal town and one from Kerala detained in Iran have brightened with the intervention of Indian embassy officials and support of the fishing firm that employed them.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 25, 2014
Kerala Government has asked the Centre to take urgent steps to secure the release of 18 Malayalee nurses stranded in Libya and also five Indian fishermen, including one from Kerala, held captive in Iran.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday October 17, 2014
Families of four fishermen, detained in Iran for allegedly fishing in the country's territorial waters, have appealed to authorities to expedite their release, claiming that no proper food or medical aid is being provided to the detainees.
India | Rohit Bhan | Wednesday October 15, 2014
The Indian Coast Guard today arrested 14 Pakistani crew members of a fishing trawler after it ventured into Indian waters off Okha post in Gujarat.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 5, 2014
Forty fishermen from Rameswaram 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 in Rameswaram on Saturday.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has urged the central government to take concrete steps to secure the release of 20 fishermen and 75 fishing boats from Sri Lanka's custody.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Four fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel while fishing off this coastal town, a top fisheries department official said.
India | Agencies | Friday September 12, 2014
The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a petition submitted by an Italian marine, detained for the 2012 killing of two fishermen, to fly home on medical grounds.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 11, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday urged the central government to give a "firm, clear, unequivocal" message to Sri Lanka to end the arrests of Indian fishermen in the sea.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
In the second such incident within a week, Sri Lankan Navy today arrested six fishermen on charges of entering into the island nation's territory while fishing near Katchtathivu, Sri Lanka.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Agencies) | Monday September 8, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today filed a defamation case against the BJP's Subramanian Swamy in a court in Chennai for alleging that the boats of Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lanka belong to Sasikala, a close aide of the AIADMK c...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
Three fishermen stranded in the sea off the Vailankanni coast after their boat engine developed a snag were rescued by the Indian Navy personnel yesterday.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 31, 2014
The wife of an Indian fisherman, who died in a Pakistan jail last month, has raised question over delay in informing Indian authorities about the death.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
The Sri Lankan navy today handed over 94 Tamil Nadu fishermen to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line, police said.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday August 15, 2014
India today thanked President Mahinda Rajapaksa for releasing all Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka's custody as a goodwill gesture ahead of India's Independence Day.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday August 11, 2014
Italian Premier Matteo Renzi today spoke to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and sought a "rapid and positive solution" in the case of the two Italian marines being held in India for allegedly shooting to death two Indian fishermen in 2012.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats, presently in the custody of the neighbouri...