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Fact check: Did US national John Allen Chau flout law by visiting North Sentinel Island?

Chau, 27, was killed by members of the Sentinelese Tribes, possibly with arrows, when he tried to enter the island, on November 17.

Nov 23, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

Killed US national John Allen Chau violated several norms by entering sensitive island: Sources

North Sentinel Island is highly sensitive and restricted island, home to the last pre-Neolithic tribe in the world and who are completely against outsiders.

Nov 23, 2018, 07:10 AM IST

Journal of American killed in Andaman island analysed; team formed to retrieve his body

A team of police personnel is being sent to the North Sentinel Island waters while experts are preparing a strategy.

Nov 22, 2018, 23:25 PM IST

US tourist murdered in Andaman island, 7 people arrested

Police have launched an investigation, Deepak Yadav, a police officer in the island chain in the Bay of Bengal, said in a statement late on Tuesday.

Nov 21, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

Earthquake jolts the Andaman Islands

An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude hit the Andaman Islands on Tuesday morning.

Feb 13, 2018, 11:13 AM IST

Tourists stranded in Andamans are safe, efforts on for early evacuation: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the government will launch the rescue operations in Andaman and Nicobar Islands immediately after the intensity of cyclone reduces. 

Dec 08, 2016, 08:52 AM IST

To protect or to prosecute: Andaman police in dilemma over a child's murder in protected Jarawa tribe

Police and administration in a South Andaman Island are caught in a situation where they have to decide between the constitutional perspective: “Nobody is above the law” and  maintaining the “purity and sanctity of the society” of the isolated Jarawa tribe. 

Mar 15, 2016, 10:51 AM IST