Sri Lankan Navy
01 Nov 2018
Over 3,000 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu were chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy, who also hurled stones at them and snapped nets of 50 vessels for fishing in their territorial waters.
02 Sep 2018
The Madras High Court has directed the Center to file an affidavit explaining the steps taken by it to prevent Indian fishermen from crossing the international maritime boundary line and enter the Lankan waters.
22 Jul 2018
Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who ventured into the sea in 564 boats, were allegedly chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy at gunpoint while they were fishing near Katchatheevu island, Tamil Nadu Mechanised Boats Fishermen Association President P Sesuraja said tody in Rameswaram.
09 Aug 2017
About 50 Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly intruding into the country's territorial waters.
11 May 2017
PM Modi is set to visit Sri Lanka to take part in the Vesak day celebrations. While the visit has been termed informal, India does hope to get some things done, including discussing the Tamil Nadu fishermen issue.
21 Mar 2017
Sri Lankan navy on March 21 arrested 10 Indian fishermen from near Katchatheevu for having allegedly crossed the International Maritime Boundary Line.
07 Mar 2017
Government of India voiced its grave concerns over the killing of an Indian fisherman yesterday reportedly by the Sri Lankan Navy.