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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.

Tourism in Jarawa reserve should be per amended regulations: SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 20:34

SC has said tourist activity in Jarawa reserves in Andaman and Nicobar Islands would be carried out strictly in compliance with amended regulations.

Tourists barred from using road passing through Jarawa tribal area

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 21:25

Supreme Court on Monday restrained tourists from using Trunk Road, which connects Port Blair with the Greater Nicobar, saying that it passes through a tribal reserve area inhabited by Jarawa tribals.

No tourism, commercial activity near Jarawa Tribal Reserve: SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 20:53

SC has banned all kinds of commercial and tourism activities within five kilometre radius around Jarawa Tribal Reserve in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Govt makes exploitation of Andaman tribes jailable

Last Updated: Thursday, May 31, 2012, 15:57

The Union Cabinet approved the proposal for promulgation of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Protection of Aboriginal tribes) Amendment Regulation 2012.

‘Jarawa community willing to join the mainstream’

Last Updated: Saturday, April 14, 2012, 13:28

The Jarawa are one of the indigenous people of Andaman Islands. Their present numbers are estimated at between 250-400 individuals.

‘Can’t go on road passing via Jarawa Reserve’

Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 21:35

In backdrop of outrage over videos showing Jarawa women dancing before foreigners, tourists have been barred from going on Andaman Trunk Road.

Parl panel favours policy change on Jarawa tribe

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 21:04

A Parliamentary Standing Committee has favoured bringing of Jarawas into the mainstream with minimum damage to their cultural heritage.

Four arrested in Jarawa tourism episode: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 18:10

Four persons, including two policemen, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the controversial Jarawa tourism episode.

‘New norms to protect Jarawa tribes in Andaman’

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 16:32

To provide protection to Jarawa tribes in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, government has initiated various measures to ban videography in tribal areas.

Cop who video-graphed Jarawa women arrested

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 15:31

Cracking the case of videography of Jarawa tribes, police arrested a constable who had allegedly asked the victims to dance and had shot their video.