India News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 26, 2015
Seven years since a deadly attack on Mumbai in which three Indian fishermen went missing when Pakistani gunmen hijacked their boat, the families of the three have asked the government to declare the men dead and provide compensation.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 26, 2015
Twenty Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel on charges of allegedly violating the International Maritime Boundary Line this morning.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 20, 2015
A day after 14 fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate action to secure their release.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 11, 2015
More than 100 Tamil Nadu fishermen, detained in Sri Lanka on various occasions for allegedly fishing in their waters, would be handed over to Indian Coast Guard officials by the navy personnel on Saturday at International Maritime Boundary Line, official sources said in Rameswaram today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 9, 2015
The formalities for releasing 163 Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen detained in either country for allegedly fishing in each other's waters are expected to be completed by today, Fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 1, 2015
Nearly 650 Indian fishermen have been arrested until October this year by maritime security agencies of different countries, with Sri Lanka topping the chart.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday October 29, 2015
The Sri Lankan government has ordered the release of all 120 Indian fishermen arrested for trespass, according to highly placed sources in the Tamil Nadu Government's Fishing Ministry.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Sri Lanka today began the process to release 120 Indian fishermen detained for allegedly fishing in its waters and India will also free dozens of Lankan fishermen as humanitarian gesture, an official said in Colombo.
Tamil Nadu News | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday October 27, 2015
The Sri Lankan navy today arrested 34 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly trespassing into Lankan waters. They have also seized 11 boats.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
Seeking a permanent solution to the problems faced by Tamil Nadu fishermen, a delegation of AIADMK lawmakers today met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and demanded the Centre's immediate intervention for release of Indian fishermen languishing in Lankan jails.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 25, 2015
Eighty-six Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in the past two months, would be released on October 28, the state government said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 22, 2015
A court in Sri Lanka today extended till November 5 the custody of six Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by naval personnel of the island nation on September 24, an official said in Rameswaram.
India News | Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh (with inputs from agencies) | Friday October 16, 2015
An Indian fisherman was injured in Pakistani firing today after a group of fishing boats crossed the International Maritime Boundary Line, northwest of Gujarat, sources said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 14, 2015
An Indian delegation will visit Pakistan to inspect 22 Indian boats seized by the neighbouring country and discuss modalities for their release. The date for the visit is yet to be finalised.
Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 13, 2015
India cannot be a mute spectator when Sri Lanka continues to violate the rights of Indian fishermen, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said in Chennai today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 13, 2015
The Sri Lankan navy today arrested 26 fishermen and detained four boats from Rameswaram and also chased away at gun point several others for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Odisha is likely to experience moderate to heavy rainfall in the next two days as a low pressure area has been created over north Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood area, the weather department said today, warning fishermen not to venture out.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan (With inputs from Mushtaq Dal) | Wednesday October 7, 2015
For over a year since he, along with his father and 30 other fishermen, was caught by the Indian Coast Guard for straying into Indian waters, it is freedom at last for Pakistani teenager Ghulam Ali.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
Pakistan has arrested 70 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating its territorial waters offthe coast of southern Sindh province, an official said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has shot off another letter to the Centre, protesting another instance of arrest of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy, saying the "latest belligerent act" has added to the immense frustration "built up" among the state's fisherfolk.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) today apprehended around 65 fishermen along with their 12 boats off the Gujarat coast, officials of National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) said.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 2, 2015
Seven Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel off Katchathivu islet today for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and fishing in their waters.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 1, 2015
Taking exception to the continued arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu government has told the Centre that Colombo's "dubious actions" has resulted in the situation at sea remaining "precarious."
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Voicing concern over the arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan navy in the 'vicinity' of Katchatheevu, Tamil Nadu government has once again raised the demand that India "retrieve" the islet from Sri Lanka.