Sri Lanka Navy

  • Sri Lankan navy arrests 38 TN fishermen January 30, 2014

    Thirty-eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested on Thursday by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary line, three days after fishermen representatives of India and Sri Lanka met to discuss the vexed fishing issue. The fishermen along with their five boats have been taken by the Lankan Navy...
  • Govt summons Lankan envoy, asks to return 53 fishermen March 15, 2013

    New Delhi/Colombo: India on Thursday told Sri Lanka to treat the 53 Indian fishermen arrested by its navy humanely and release them at the earliest. The External Affairs Ministry said Sri Lankan authorities arrested 19 fishermen on Wednesday and another 34 on Thursday for allegedly fishing in Sri Lanka's waters. He said...
  • Sri Lanka denies firing at Indian fishermen March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka on Friday denied that its navy had fired at Indian fishermen off Tamil Nadu. The Sri Lankan High Commission said none of its naval craft fired at "any fishing vessel or any other object" on Wednesday or Thursday. The alleged incident reportedly took place off Kodiakarai in Tamil...
  • TN: Fishermen begin indefinite strike January 6, 2012

    Rameswaram: Mechanised boat fishermen began an indefinite strike in Rameswaram on Friday, demanding immediate release of 13 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel since November 28 last year. A decision in this regard was taken at an emergency meeting of fishermen's associations which urged the Centre to take steps to...
  • Another fisherman killed, SL navy denies hand January 25, 2011

    Chennai: Yet another fishermen killed in the waters between India and Sri Lanka. Jayakumar is the name of the victim - a fisherman from Nagapatnam - was allegedly strangled with a rope and dragged to sea allegedly by the Sri Lankan navy. Jayakumar's death comes even after India took a strong...