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Sri Lankan Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, snaps fishing-nets

01 Nov 2018

Sri Lankan Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, snaps fishing-nets

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.

Why hasn't Center thought of supplying GPS to fishermen: HC

02 Sep 2018

Why hasn't Center thought of supplying GPS to fishermen: HC

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.

Over 3,000 TN fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy

22 Jul 2018

Over 3,000 TN fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy

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.

50 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka

09 Aug 2017

50 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka

About 50 Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly intruding into the country's territorial waters.

Modi's Sri Lanka visit- What's on the agenda?

11 May 2017

Modi's Sri Lanka visit- What's on the agenda?

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.

Sri Lanka arrests 10 Indian fishermen for crossing maritime boundary

21 Mar 2017

Sri Lanka arrests 10 Indian fishermen for crossing maritime boundary

Sri Lankan navy on March 21 arrested 10 Indian fishermen from near Katchatheevu for having allegedly crossed the International Maritime Boundary Line.

Government voices concerns to Sri Lanka over fisherman's killing

07 Mar 2017

Government voices concerns to Sri Lanka over fisherman's killing

Government of India voiced its grave concerns over the killing of an Indian fisherman yesterday reportedly by the Sri Lankan Navy.