International Maritime Boundary Line

Six more fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Jegathapattinam arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Sources said the six were fishing south of Kodiyakarai when the Lankan navy arrested them around 6 pm.

published on : 13th July 2022

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 12 Indian fishermen off Tamil Nadu coast for 'crossing maritime border'

The fishermen, five from Karaikal and seven from Mayiladuthurai, were fishing southeast of Kodiyakarai when they were apprehended.

published on : 5th July 2022

32 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Karaikal held by Sri Lankan Navy repatriated

The fishermen who were arrested over the past two months for allegedly crossing the IMBL and fishing in Sri Lankan waters were under detention in the island country’s prisons.

published on : 7th April 2022

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen for violation of maritime boundary

Two boats that the fishermen were using were also seized by the Sri Lankan Navy.

published on : 24th March 2022

Sri Lanka releases 22 TN, Karaikal fishermen after month-long custody

Among the 22 fishermen, 12 were from Nagapattinam district, five from Mayiladuthurai district, and five from Karaikal district.

published on : 24th March 2022

Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight more Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu

After their arrest, fisherfolk requested both the State and Central governments to take efforts and release them immediately.

published on : 28th February 2022

22 more fishers from Tamil Nadu & Karaikal arrested by Lankan Navy

In yet another case of fishers’ arrest, the Sri Lankan Navy arrested 22 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Karaikal on Thursday while they were fishing southeast of Kodiyakarai.

published on : 25th February 2022

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 12 more fishermen, CM Stalin writes to PM

According to a statement issued by the island-nation’s Navy, “SL Navy is conducting regular patrols and operations to curb illegal fishing activities.

published on : 14th February 2022

60 fishermen, 10 boats seized by Pakistan authorities

“The Indian government should discuss for an early release of these fishermen with Pakistan,” Lodhari said.

published on : 11th February 2022

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 21 fishermen from TN's Karaikal for 'crossing' maritime border

The second incident took place around midnight when a crew of nine was arrested. The boat they were fishing was owned by AM Chandira from Kottucherrimedu in Karaikal district.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Sri Lanka releases 56 TN fishermen held for crossing IMBL

The fishermen, who hail from Rameswaram and Thangachimadam, were fishing near Neduntheevu in six mechanised boats when they were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy late on December 18.

published on : 26th January 2022

Worries galore, Deepavali may not just be as bright for these people in Nagapattinam

According to officials, 43 villages in Mayiladuthurai district and 80 villages in Nagapattinam district have been left out from the scheme by the insurance firm concerned citing lack of losses.

published on : 5th November 2021

Gujarat Assembly passes Bill to stop fishermen from entering Pakistan waters

Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja said it was necessary to take strict action against erring fishermen and boat owners who stray into Pakistani waters for 'Lalpari' fish.

published on : 25th September 2020