India | 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 | 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 | 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.