India News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Saturday August 29, 2015
Two dreaded militants of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland or NDFB (S) have been killed in a joint operation by the Army and Assam Rifles in Assam's Chirang District last night.
India News | Written by Urmimala Bhattacharjee | Monday August 3, 2015
In the first pictures of a flood-ravaged village of Manipur, all that can be seen is a green tarpaulin roof. Rains and landslides seem to have washed away everything else.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday July 24, 2015
Two children were allegedly killed in cross-fire between security forces from the Indian Army's para commandos and Assam Rifles and militants of the NSCN (K).
India News | Agencies | Friday July 17, 2015
Seven suspected militants belonging to the NSCN-K were killed by the Army in an encounter in Nagaland along the India-Myanmar border on Wednesday. Two civilians were also killed in the gunbattle.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 7, 2015
Suspected NSCN (K) militants today fired at an Assam Rifles (AR) camp in remote Lazu area in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, three days after the group ambushed an army convoy killing 18 soldiers.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 4, 2015
Eight Assam Rifles personnel were killed, six injured and another four reported missing on Sunday when militants triggered a powerful blast and ambushed a convoy of the paramilitary force at a remote location in Nagaland along the border with Myanmar, officials said.
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 cousin, Gobind, was also shot dead that evening. Ordinarily the two men would have been cremated, but th...
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, compensation is just the first step towards justice.
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 dressing and other gifts.
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 forces in 2004. "The Prime Minister and the Home...