Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 27, 2015
Mechanised boat owners' associations, comprising 11 outfits, today warned of launching an indefinite stir from December 5 if the Centre did not take steps to secure the release of the 23 fishermen and 53 boats seized so far by Sri Lankan naval personnel.
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 | Thursday October 15, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up at the highest political level the arrest of fishermen from the state by Sri Lanka and said the number of those apprehended has now gone up to 87 besides their 39 boats.
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 | Wednesday September 16, 2015
The Tamil Nadu assembly today adopted a resolution for an international probe against Sri Lanka for alleged human rights violations and war crimes committed in 2009, coming just a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Sri Lankan government deciding to renew efforts to resolve the ethic issue in the is...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Two Sri Lankan Tamil refugees were among five persons detained after police seized a satellite phone, GPS equipment and cyanide from their car during a vehicle check in the district on monday.
Tamil Nadu News | Friday July 3, 2015
About a 100 fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam District have alleged that they were attacked and looted by an unidentified armed gang from Sri Lanka while fishing off the Kodiakarai coast on Thursday.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The Tamil Nadu Government yesterday threatened to call off the bilateral talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka today if 54 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, were not released as assured by the Sri Lankan Government.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 14, 2015
Alleging that the US was acting against the interest of Tamils in Sri Lanka, a Tamil outfit today sought boycott of its products like KFC, Pepsi and Coca Cola and announced that it would stage a protest infront of the American Consulate in Chennai tomorrow.
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.
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.
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 be flown to Delhi first.
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 repatriation.
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 | Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari would undertake an aerial inspection of the controversial Sethusamudram Shipping Channel route on November 4, officials said on Sunday.
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 | 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 continue to fight the case.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 25, 2014
Slamming BJP government's policy vis-a-vis Sri Lanka, party's Tamil Nadu ally MDMK today said that it was acting against the minority Tamils and warned that this may have its repercussions in the future.
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.