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Sri Lankan fishermen want resumption of talks

Sri Lankan fishermen want resumption of talks

Maintaining that Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy only when they fished deep into the island territory, a Sri Lankan fishermen leader today urged both nations to hold talks to resolve the issue of fishing rights in the Palk Strait. MORE..

September 2, 2015  11:39 pm|

Retrieve Katchatheevu from Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa tells Modi

Retrieve Katchatheevu from Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa tells Modi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protect the fishing rights of Indian fishermen and to retrieve the Katchatheevu islet from Sri Lanka. MORE..

August 7, 2015  05:13 pm|

TN MPs want India to reclaim Katchatheevu

TN MPs want India to reclaim Katchatheevu

Indian Rajya Sabha members from the AIADMK, DMK and the CPI want the Centre to renegotiate with the government of Sri Lanka to reclaim the island of Katchatheevu. MORE...

May 7, 2015  07:58 am|

29 Indian fishermen detained by Navy

29 Indian fishermen detained by Navy

Twenty-nine fishermen from India were taken into custody by the Sri Lankan Navy yesterday night while they were fishing near Katchatheevu. MORE...

March 22, 2015  07:02 am|

Concern in Indian Parliament over PMs remarks

 Concern in Indian Parliament over PMs remarks

Members in Parliament today voiced concern over remarks of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe that his countrys navy has the right to shoot any intruder, prompting the government to express willingness for a debate on the issue. MORE...

March 18, 2015  04:38 pm|

SL personnel pelt stones at fishing boats?

SL personnel pelt stones at fishing boats?

Two boats of fishermen were damaged after Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly pelted stones at them while they were fishing near Katchativu islet on Tuesday morning. MORE...

March 17, 2015  05:25 pm|

Sri Lanka Navy denies allegations

Sri Lanka Navy denies allegations

Sri Lanka Navy on Sunday (15) totally denied allegations that a naval troop of attacking a group of Indian fishermen off Katchatheevu sea. MORE...

March 15, 2015  01:03 pm|

Navy attacks 5 Indian fishermen?

Navy attacks 5 Indian fishermen?

Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly attacked five fishermen when they were fishing near Katchatheevu on Saturday, the India Today news agency reported. MORE...

March 15, 2015  10:28 am|

TN wants bilateral fishermen talks with SL after mid-March

TN wants bilateral fishermen talks with SL after mid-March

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs is working on fixing a fresh date for holding third round of talks between fishermen of Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu after the State government informed that it would be difficult to host it on March 11 as proposed by the island nation. MORE..

March 6, 2015  10:40 am|

Tamil Nadu CM seeks Modis help to release fishermen

Tamil Nadu CM seeks Modis help to release fishermen

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Friday sought urgent intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the early release of fishermen from Tamil Nadu and their boats held by Sri Lankan Navy on February 26. MORE..

February 28, 2015  12:03 pm|

Over 4,000 Indians to attend Katchatheevu feast

Over 4,000 Indians to attend Katchatheevu feast

The annual St. Antonys church festival at Katchatheevu islet off Sri Lanka would begin on February 28, with 4,336 pilgrims from India getting registered so far to participate in it, Indian officials said today. MORE..

February 20, 2015  03:46 pm|

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