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Tamil Nadu govt cracks whip against fishermen using banned nets

"The pair trawling is used to net huge quantity of fish in a single catch by tying the net to two boats and had been banned for nearly two decades as it caused immense damage to fish wealth part of the larger marine ecology," a senior fisheries official said in Chennai.

Lankan Navy sinks Tamil Nadu fishermen's boat, arrests four

The naval personnel chased the fishermen away and allegedly rammed their vessel into the fishermen's late Wednesday night and took four of them away to the island nation, they said.

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Seven Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy

Four fishermen from Mandapam near Rameswaram were arrested by the Lankan Navy on July 8 for allegedly poaching fish in their territorial waters using a banned fishing net.

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami urges PM to help repatriate 21 fishermen stranded in Iran

The fishermen from Tamil Nadu stranded in Iran, "are neither allowed to return to India nor allowed to continue fishing for which they were engaged as contract fishing labourers," he said in a letter to the Prime Minister.

Over 1,500 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy

Meanwhile, a group of fishermen from Ramanathapuram district staged a demonstration here condemning the continuing attacks on their brethren by the Sri Lankan Navy.

10 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

The fishermen from Nagapattinam district were arrested for allegedly fishing close to the island nation's waters and taken to Karainagar along with their boat, Deputy Director of Fisheries - Karaikal, Perumal Pillai said.

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Tamil Nadu fishermen announce indefinite strike from today

Fishermen from Pudukottai Ramanathapuram districts of Tami Nadu were apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing in Lankan waters. Tamil Nadu fishermen say that they should be allowed to fish in traditional waters of Palk Straits.

Secure release of Tamil Nadu fishermen allegedly apprehended by Sri Lanka: CM Palaniswami to Centre

''It is reported that four fishermen from Jegathapattinam fishing base in Pudukottai district along with their mechanised boats were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy yesterday," Palaniswami said in the letter.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha seeks PM's intervention in repatriation of 63 fishermen

In a letter, Jayalalithaa said while 62 fishermen hailed from different districts of the state including Nagapattinam and Cuddalore, the other was from Kerala.

Nitin Gadkari assures steps to bring back five fishermen from Sri Lanka

On October 30 this year, they were given the death penalty by a court in Colombo.

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