Sri Lankan Navy

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

Rameswaram: Fishermen stage strike to condemn arrests

Sahayam, a fishermen association leader in Rameswaram, said over 100 fishermen and about 25 boats were taken into custody by the Lankan Navy in the past four months.

published on : 5th April 2022

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 12 Indian fishermen, Rameswaram fishers to strike work on Monday

Official sources said that one mechanised boat from Rameshwaran consisting of 12 fishermen all are residents of Rameshwaram and Thangachimadam area ventured into the sea on Saturday night.

published on : 3rd 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

PM Modi urged to prevent arrests of TN fishermen by SL Navy

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to prevent arrests of Tamil Nadu fishermen by Sri Lankan navy.

published on : 1st March 2022

Indian Navy's advanced diving support ship on training mission in Sri Lanka

The deployment of the naval ship for 10 days in Sri Lanka is part of the Indian government's capacity-building initiative under its 'Neighbourhood First' policy, it said.

published on : 28th February 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

Stalin calls for Centre’s urgent intervention in TN fishers issue

Pointing out that 29 fishermen and 82 fishing boats are still under the custody of the Lankan government, the CM said the Centre should ensure their early release.

published on : 24th February 2022

Sri Lankan Navy arrests six more Ramnad fishermen

The statement further read that this month alone, 29 Indian fishermen were arrested, and six boats were seized for fishing in the Lankan water.

published on : 20th February 2022

47 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy return home

They were among the 56 fishermen from the State arrested by the island nation in December last year.   

published on : 19th February 2022

Initiate bilateral talks with Sri Lanka, Stalin tells PM Modi

This is the third such incident in two weeks and 41 fishermen and six fishing boats are in the custody of the Sri Lankan Navy, he noted.

published on : 13th February 2022

Six Rameswaram fishers captured by Lankan Navy return home

Six among the 43 Rameswaram fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy in December last year, returned home on Thursday night.

published on : 11th February 2022

TN fishermen ask Lankan minister to resolve conflict peacefully

Fishermen representatives from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry urged Sri Lanka Fisheries Minister Douglas Devananda for a peaceful resolution to the conflict between the countries.  

published on : 10th February 2022
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