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LS polls: Andaman witness 70 percent turnout

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 10:18

Turnout for the lone Lok Sabha seat in the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands was recorded at 70 per cent on Thursday, the election office said.

Voting in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 14:06

Fifteen candidates will battle it out Thursday in the lone Lok Sabha constituency in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a picturesque archipelago of 572 islands situated in the Bay of Bengal.

15 candidates fight it out for lone LS seat in Andamans

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 10:26

The Union territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands goes to poll Thursday to send its lone representative to the Lok Sabha.

Lok Sabha poll campaigning ends in Andamans

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 18:25

Campaigning for election to the lone Lok Sabha seat in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on April 10 ended at 5 pm.

LS polls: NCP manifesto promises reservations for Muslims, Marathas

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 18:32

Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Monday promised reservations to Muslims as well as Marathas, implementation of Rajinder Sachar committee report, and support for `statehood to Andaman and Nicobar` in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, released here.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 17:33

The scenic Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands comprise of 572 islands and lies at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.

6.5 intensity quake jolts Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 19:47

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale shook the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday but there were no reports of casualty or damage.

TMC announces candidates for Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar LS seats

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 22:41

Trinamool Congress on Friday nominated former MP Nakul Das Rai as its candidate for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim and gave the party ticket to Anita Bhakta Mondal for the Andaman and Nicobar seat.

India to deploy helicopters, ships in Malaysian jet search

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:49

India`s defense ministry instructed the joint command on the remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Thursday to deploy ships, aircraft and helicopters to search for a missing Malaysian airliner, said a command spokesman Harmeet Singh.

Remnants of LTTE trying to make Andaman and Nicobar islands safe haven?

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 10:25

Are the islands of Andaman and Nicobar potential terror hubs? Yes, feels the administration of the Union Territory, which has said the possibility of left out LTTE cadre trying to make them a safe haven cannot be ruled out.

Inquiry on into alleged exploitation of Jarawa women

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 15:35

Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana.

Inquiry on into alleged sexual exploitation of Jarawa women

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 14:25

Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana.