Sri Lankan navy

18 TN fishermen held in Sri Lanka return home

The 18 fishermen, who were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy, returned home on Saturday.

published on : 28th November 2021

Re-postmortem ordered on fisher's body allegedly killed by Lankan Navy

The Madurai Bench on Tuesday ordered re-postmortem on the body of Rajkiran, a Pudukkottai fisherman who died last month after his boat was allegedly hit by a Sri Lankan vessel.

published on : 17th November 2021

Month on, 23 fishermen released from Sri Lankan captivity

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended 23 fishermen from Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai districts, southeast of Kodiyakarai for allegedly venturing into Sri Lankan waters on October 13. 

published on : 16th November 2021

Families saddened as Lankan court denies relief for 23 TN fishers

The Sri Lankan court on Thursday extended the judicial custody of 23 fishermen from Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai to another 15 days.

published on : 29th October 2021

Sri Lanka hands over Indian fisherman Rajkiran’s body

Suganthan and Xavier continue to be in SL captivity; officials say detention likely to last until November 1

published on : 24th October 2021

Abundance of catch take Indian fishermen close to Lankan waters

Since 2009, Sri Lanka has tightened security along the International Maritime Boundary Line. In January, four fishermen from Ramanathapuram were returned dead by the Lankan authorities.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Fisherman’s body to be brought back on Thursday

Fishermen and women of Kottaipattinam continued their hunger strike for the second consecutive day, demanding action against the Sri Lankan Navy, on Thursday.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Body of missing TN fisher found, says Lankan navy

According to a statement by the Sri Lankan Navy, the body of the missing fisherman from Kottaipattinam was recovered on Wednesday morning. 

published on : 21st October 2021

Sri Lanka Navy says missing Indian fisherman's body recovered

The incident occurred near Neduntheevu late Monday night when the Lankan naval vessel rammed into the Indian fishermen's boat, throwing three of the occupants into the sea in the impact.

published on : 20th October 2021

TN fisherman missing after trawler collides with Lankan vessel

Condemning the incident, fishermen held a road roko in Kottaipattinam on Tuesday morning.

published on : 19th October 2021

Nagapattinam fishermen sent to judicial custody till Oct 28 in Sri Lanka

It is the first time since the pandemic that Sri Lankan authorities are remanding detained Nagapattinam fishermen, the official added.

published on : 16th October 2021

Boats and nets of Indian fishermen damaged in alleged attack by Sri Lankan navy

The incident happened late on Wednesday near Katchatheevu when Lankan Naval personnel, who came in about 10 patrol boats, hurled glass bottles and stones, officials said.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Fishing boats from TN damaged in stone-pelting by Sri Lankan Navy: Official

The Lankan naval personnel also damaged fishing nets in 25 boats, while they were involved in fishing near Katchatheevu late last night, he said.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Rameswaram: Sri Lankan Navy attack injures fisherman

A 31-year-old Mandapam fisherman sustained injury during an attack by the Sri Lankan Navy while fishing at the sea on Wednesday. 

published on : 13th August 2021

Sri Lankan Navy personnel chase away TN fishermen, 'damage' expensive fishing nets

When fishermen, who had set out for fishing in as many as 597 boats, Lankan navy personnel chased them away at gunpoint on Saturday night and "cut the nets up each costing about one lakh rupees."

published on : 4th July 2021
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