India | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...
Diaspora | 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.
India | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Saturday November 1, 2014
MDMK Chief Vaiko, an ally of the ruling NDA at the Centre, has blamed the Narendra Modi government for the death sentence awarded to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in Sri Lanka.
India | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday November 1, 2014
MDMK Chief Vaiko, an ally of the ruling NDA in Delhi, has blamed the Modi government for the death sentence awarded to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in Sri Lanka.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday November 1, 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.