Fishermen Attacks

  • Seven fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy June 20, 2014

    Rameswaram: In continuing instances of arrests of Tamil Nadu fishermen by Sri Lankan Naval personnel, seven of them from a coastal village in Nagapattinam district were arrested while fishing near Kodiyakari, a fishermen's organisation official said on Friday. "The seven fishermen with their one boat have been taken to Trincomallee...
  • Centre not engaging with Sri Lanka to resolve TN fishermen issue: Jayalalithaa June 17, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalalitha on Monday accused the Centre of not engaging with the Sri Lankan government in any dialogue to resolve the issue of attacks on fishermen from the state and maintaining a 'stoic' and 'apathetic' silence over it. "The External Affairs Ministry has continued to maintain...
  • 6 Indian fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan Navy April 13, 2013

    Karaikal (Puducherry): In the third such attack in as many days, six fishermen, who ventured into the sea from here, got injured when they were attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan naval men off the Kodiakarai coast, fisheries department officials said on Saturday. The fishermen of Kilinjalmedu fishing hamlet were fishing...
  • TN fishermen attacked by Lankan Navy September 7, 2012

    Nagapattinam: In yet another incident, Sri Lankan Navy allegedly attacked some fishermen off Kodiakarai coast and damaged a boat, fisheries department officials said on Wednesday. The officials said eight fishermen of Arucottuthurai in Vedaranyam in the district complained that the Lankan Navy personnel attacked them on Wednesday night. Quoting the fishermen, they...
  • SL attacks on Indian fishermen continue, Govt silent August 21, 2012

    Rameswaram: In the second such incident in two days, six Tamil Nadu fishermen were injured when they were allegedly attacked on Tuesday by the Sri Lankan Navy which also detained 13 others near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits. Official sources said the Lankan Navymen attacked the fishermen with stones, nylon ropes...
  • Lankan navy attack Indian boats with stones, logs July 29, 2012

    Rameswaram: Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly attacked 10 boats of Indian fishermen with stones and logs when they were fishing near Katchativu early this morning. Fisheries department officials said the naval personnel also cut the fishing nets in the boats and threw them into the sea. No fisherman was injured in...