India News | Monday February 23, 2015
Paramilitary Assam Rifles and Manipur Police have, in a joint operation, launched a special drive against drug trafficking in the state. The security forces are trying to target the rampant practice of poppy cultivation in the state.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Sunday January 11, 2015
In an overgrown field outside Manipur's capital, Basanta Nameirakpam points to the spot where his son, Nobo, lies buried. The 27-year-old was killed in an encounter by a joint team of Manipur police commandos and Assam Rifles in April, 2009. His cous...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
An encounter today took place between NDFB-Songbijit militants and 12 Assam Rifles personnel in Itakhola area of Assam's Sonitpur district along Arunachal Pradesh, a police officer said.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday December 19, 2014
The Supreme Court today ordered the Centre to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the mother of Thangjam Manorama, a girl shot brutally to death by soldiers of the 17 Assam Rifles in 2004.
India News | Alok Pandey and B Sunzu | Sunday December 7, 2014
The Manipur High Court has ordered Rs 5 lakh compensation for each of the families of 10 people killed by the Assam Rifles in November 2000, in what was later alleged to be a fake encounter. But for the families of those who were killed 14 years ago,...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 8, 2014
An Assam Rifles jawan was killed and three others were seriously injured when insurgents ambushed a paramilitary force party at Lambisa in Manipur's Ukhrul district today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 4, 2013
An Army jawan posted with the Assam Rifles, who was apparently unhappy over his salary, on Sunday climbed atop a 200 feet tall transmission tower, demanding better pay and promotion.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday April 29, 2013
Two Assam Rifles personnel were injured when three Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), planted at a roadside by militants, exploded at interior Yairipok area in Imphal East district of Manipur, police said on Monday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday March 22, 2013
Two Assam Rifles jawans were seriously injured when a powerful bomb exploded during a search operation to detect movement of insurgents in interior Thoubal district of Manipur on Friday, official sources said.
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Friday March 15, 2013
A jawan of the Assam Rifles was killed and four others were injured in a bomb blast in Manipur's Morel town today.
Assembly | Alok Pandey | Thursday February 21, 2013
On Monday, Nagaland Home Minister and senior leader of the ruling Naga People's Front became the second leader from his party to have cash seized by the Assam Rifles during the campaign for the state assembly elections on February 23.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 4, 2013
The 25-year-old, who jumped from a moving train after she was allegedly molested by two men, was in a critical condition in a hospital in Patna on Friday. An Assam Rifles trooper has been arrested for the rape bid.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 22, 2012
One person was injured in a bomb blast near Assam Rifles office today at Singjamei, 2 km from the state capital Imphal.
India News | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Sunday September 9, 2012
At least seven Assam Rifles jawans were injured in a bomb blast in Bishenpur district of Manipur today. The bomb, allegedly planted by militants, exploded at Kumbi area while the personnel were busy in their morning exercise.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 5, 2012
Two Assam Rifles personnel were injured, one of them seriously, in a bomb blast at Keisampat in the heart of Imphal town in Manipur this morning.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday April 27, 2012
The two vintage cannons, taken away from Aizawl by the first battalion of the Assam Rifles, would soon be restored to the Mizo people, an official statement said here.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 27, 2011
The Indian Army has sought the government's permission to initiate a formal probe against Assam Rifles Director General Lieutenant Gen Rameshwar Roy on charges of spending regimental funds of the paramilitary force on his wife's clothing, hair dressi...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday September 11, 2010
In what could be a landmark judgement against the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), the Guwahati High Court on August 31 this year has authorised the state of Manipur to act on the report of the one man commission in the alleged rape and killing of Manorama Devi by the armed for...
Sunday June 22, 2008
After hearing about the exploits of young Raleng, national coach Bob Houghton could be tempted to take a closer look at the Assam Rifles goal-poacher.