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.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Police yesterday arrested three persons in Ramanathapuram in connection with smuggling ganja (cannabis) to Sri Lanka and also recovered Rs 50 lakh worth contraband from them.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
With the arrest of another Sri Lankan national for alleged spying for Pakistan's ISI, central security agencies have stepped up surveillance of vital installations including defence and foreign consulates in southern parts of the country.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 8, 2014
Dispelling the belief that Buddhism did not have a firm footing in Tamil Nadu barring a few pockets, excavations of Buddhist Vihara and a temple at Kaveripumpattinam and hundreds of stone sculptures and bronzes by ASI from over 125 sites have proved the spread of the religion in the state.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday August 4, 2014
Amid simmering tension between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka, a team of young cricketers from the island has been sent back from Chennai where it was meant to participate in a tournament that starts today.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 1, 2014
Sri Lanka has offered an unqualified apology to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa over a controversial article and depiction of the two leaders on an official website.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats, presently in the custody of the neighbouring nation.