Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
As many as 43 Indian fishermen were arrested on Thursday by Sri Lankan naval personnel while fishing in Nedunchivu and Mullaithivu areas off the island nation, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 16, 2015
In his maiden foreign trip after assuming charge, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Delhi on Sunday on a four-day visit during which he will hold talks with the Indian leadership on the entire gamut of bilateral ties including ways...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 16, 2015
Pakistan released 172 Indian fishermen on Sunday, as a goodwill gesture, two days after the Prime Ministers of both countries decided to resume high-level talks.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 17, 2015
Sri Lanka released 15 Indian fishermen on Friday. The government is making arrangements for their early return, the Spokesperson in the External Affairs Minister said.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Two fishermen from Tamil Nadu were injured when warning shots fired by a ship of the Indian Coast Guard ricocheted and hit them, six kilometers off the Vizhinjam harbour in Thiruvananthapuram.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 12, 2015
The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India HL Dattu today referred to another bench a plea of Massimiliano Latorre, one of the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, seeking extension of his stay in Italy on he...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) apprehended 12 Indian fishermen and seized their two boats near the International Maritime Boundary on Sunday, a Porbandar-based NGO claimed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) today said suspicions were raised about the identity of the crew of the explosives-laden Pakistani boat intercepted by them, as they did not look like fishermen and carried no nets.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
The Italian government "will see" if one of the two marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 is fit enough to return to India, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni has said.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Sixty six Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka have set sail for home and will reach India by today night, a Minister of External affairs tweet said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
Amid continued stand-off between India and Italy over the issue of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012, Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini today left for home reportedly for "consultations."
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday said it would release 30 Sri Lankan fishermen and their 19 boats December 22 so that they can celebrate Christmas with their families.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 11, 2014
Sri Lankan navy detained 27 fishermen from Tamil Nadu overnight, accusing them of poaching in the island nation's waters, and released them this morning with a warning.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday December 10, 2014
The Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday arrested 43 Indian fishermen and seized their five boats.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Sri Lankan Naval personnel today allegedly fired in the air and damaged more than 20 fishing nets to chase away Indian fishermen fishing near Katchatheevu and other areas, Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department officials and local fishermen's association sa...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 29, 2014
Four Indian fishermen from a village in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Friday after they reportedly strayed into Lankan waters, officials said.
India News | Reported by Sam Daniel, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 21, 2014
Five fishermen spared the death sentence in Sri Lanka and freed on Wednesday reached their village in Tamil Nadu's Rameshwaram today to grand celebrations.
South | Sam Daniel, Stalin | Friday November 21, 2014
Five fishermen, spared the death sentence in Sri Lanka and freed on Wednesday, arrived in Chennai late on Thursday night.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 20, 2014
Five fishermen spared the death sentence in Sri Lanka and freed on Wednesday will take a longer route home than they may have thought. Their families in Tamil Nadu returned disappointed this morning from an airport after learning that the men would b...
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday November 19, 2014
Sri Lanka has released five Indians who were given the death sentence after being convicted for smuggling drugs into the country.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Monday November 10, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday over the death sentence handed out to five Indian fishermen which has sparked protests in their home state of Tamil Nadu.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 4, 2014
India's High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Yash Sinha on Tuesday met the five Indian fishermen sentenced to death at Colombo's Welikada prison and assured them that the Indian government will make all efforts to secure their early release and repatriatio...
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
India has proposed a set of guidelines for the protection of its fishermen coming to work in Bahrain, more than a month after an Indian crew on a Bahraini vessel died in Qatari waters.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday November 1, 2014
Over 500 fishermen gathered today for a peaceful protest and one-day fast in Rameswaram to demand the release of the five fishermen who have been sentenced to death by a court in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking.