Ramanathapuram

  • Jaya writes to PM, calls attack on fishermen by SL brutal, unprovoked 31-12-2013 10:25 AM

    Chennai: Asking the Centre to take a strong line and prevail upon the Sri Lankan Government, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that "unabated, brutal, unprovoked attacks and instances of opening of fire on our innocent fishermen have been carried out by the marauding Sri Lankan Navy...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man arrested for raping girl repeatedly on false pretext of marriage 13-09-2013 12:03 PM

    A man was arrested on Thursday from near Dhanushkodi for allegedly raping a girl repeatedly for over a week on the false promise of marriage, police said. The man developed friendship with her through mobile phone and asked her to come to the bus stand here recently. He introduced himself...
  • Fishermen protest against use of banned nets 16-08-2013 03:41 PM

    Around 300 fishermen from various coastal hamlets in Ramanathapuram staged a demonstration on Friday demanding action against trawlers and mechanised fishing boatmen for alleged use of banned fishing nets. The fishermen from villages including Panaikulam, Atrangarai, Settipanai and Azhagankulam, gathered infront of the Collectorate in Ramanathapuram and accused the trawlers...
  • Jaya asks PM to intervene to secure release of fishermen 28-07-2013 12:52 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's immediate intervention to secure the release and repatriation of 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who are languishing in a jail in Iran. In a letter to Singh, she said families of the fishermen, hailing from Ramanathapuram, Nagapattinam and Kaniyakumari...
  • TN: CPI-M calls police firing barbaric 13-09-2011 09:47 PM

    Chennai: AIADMK's ally CPI-M on Tuesday described as barbaric, the police firing at Paramakudi on Sunday, in which seven people were killed and said it would stage state-wide protest on Saturday to demand action against the guilty police officials. The police could have averted untoward incidents if they had anticipated...
  • TN: Jayalalithaa orders probe into Dalit killing 12-09-2011 08:39 PM

    Chennai: A day after the police firing incident that killed six people in Paramakudi in Ramanathapuram District, the situation on Monday still seemed tense but under control with the prohibitory orders under Section 144 still in place. Ramanathapuram District Collector Arun Roy said, "At present the situation is under control....