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.
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
Family members of five Tamil Nadu fishermen, sentenced to death in a drug trafficking case by a Sri Lankan court, and representatives of fishermen association would meet state Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today to press for securing their release.
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 1, 2014
Families of five fishermen sentenced to death by a court in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking today observed a one-day fast to press government to take immediate steps to bring them back home.
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 | 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 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Nine fishermen from this coastal town were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were returning from the Palk Straits early this morning, a top official of Mechanised boat fishermen Association said.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Thirty-eight fishermen from Kottaipattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan navy personnel early today on charges of crossing International Maritime Boundary Line.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
Thirty seven fishermen who were arrested in two batches by the Sri Lankan Navy while fishing near Katchateevu recently were brought to Mandapam in Rameswaram after a court in Sri Lanka ordered their release.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 8, 2014
Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday arrested 42 fishermen of Rameswaram and Thangachimadam when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a Fisheries Department official said here.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early today, Fiseries Department sources said.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday March 28, 2014
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksha today ordered the release of all the 19 Indian fishermen, who were remanded to judicial custody till April 4, officials in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu said.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday March 28, 2014
A Sri Lankan court today remanded 19 fishermen from Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu to judicial custody till April 4.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Days after releasing all the arrested fishermen from Tamil Nadu, the Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 75 fishermen and seized their 18 mechanised fishing boats, Fisheries Department sources said.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 2, 2014
Eight fishermen in two mechanised boats were detained by Sri Lankan Navy personnel while fishing near Katchateevu islet, 'Q' branch officials said today.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 18, 2014
Two courts in Tamil Nadu have ordered the release of 61 Sri Lankan fishermen arrested between July and November last year.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 30, 2013
Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 18 Indian fishermen while fishing between Katchativu and Dhanushkodi.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 6, 2013
A court in Sri Lanka today remanded till December 19, the judicial custody of four Indian fishermen, who were rescued by Sri Lankan naval personnel near Neduntheevu after their boat capsized in rough seas.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 14, 2013
A fisherman, who was on fast along with his colleagues demanding release of their fellow fishermen from Sri Lankan prison and their boats, died in Rameswaram following a heart attack today, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Thirty others were arrested for reportedly crossing the International Martime Boundary Line, officials said.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Thirty Indian fishermen and seven boats have been allegedly captured by the Sri Lankan navy. The fishermen are reportedly from Rameswaram town in southern Tamil Nadu. The Lankan navy also allegedly damaged few boats and cut fishing nets.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 31, 2013
A Sri Lankan court today extended the judicial remand of 39 fishermen of Karaikal and Rameswaram, arrested by the Sri Lankan navy last month for allegedly fishing in their waters, fishermen association sources said.