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Manipur: Assam Rifles archery team bags 5 Gold medals in World Police and Fire Games in China

Rifleman G Robert Sharma, who hails from Manipur, clinched three Gold medals in compound bow archery events while Rifleman Z Demo from Nagaland bagged one Gold, one Silver and one Bronze medal in wooden bow events.

Two Assam Rifles personnel killed in Nagaland ambush

A massive military operation is underway against the killers. Adjoining Arunachal districts of Tirap, Changlang and Longding have a strong presence of multiple factions of the NSCN.


After five-day standoff with Assam Rifles, Naga militant cadres vacate Manipur camp

The development comes at a time when the Central government is in talks with NSCN-IM to end the 60-year “political conflict” in the region.

Manipur: Assam Rifles warn NSCN-IM to vacate unauthorised camps

Asserting the act of NSCN-IM a serious violation of ceasefire ground rules, the PRO Inspector General Assam Rifles (IGAR) in a statement warned that “the onus for further escalation rests with the NSCN (IM) hierarchy if the unauthorised camp is not vacated immediately”, cautioned the statement.

Mizoram: MHA directs Assam Rifles to shift battalion headquarters from Aizawl

Assam Rifles battalion headquarters is at present located in Treasury and Zodin square in Aizawl city. Zokhawsang area is about 15 km from Aizawl.

Centre’s order giving powers of arrest to Assam Rifles kept in abeyance

Sources said that opposition parties moved an adjournment motion in the Assam Assembly against the order while there were protests in Manipur Assembly against the notifications.


'Special powers' to Assam Rifles: Opposition stages walkout in Assembly

Asom Gana Parishad member Pabindra Deka alleged that a conspiracy is being hatched to exploit the North East and doubted if the special power was being granted to the paramilitary force to counter the protests against the controversial Citizenship Bill.

Govt gives Assam Rifles powers to arrest, search without warrant

According to a Home Ministry notification, “an officer of the rank corresponding to that of the lowest rank of members of the Assam Rifles” has been given these powers under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

Manipur: Govt institutes magisterial enquiry in custodial death case

Abdul Gaffar, 40, of Lilong Usoipokpi, Thoubal district was allegedly picked up by a combined team of Manipur police commandos and 26th Assam Rifles personnel in the wee hour of Thursday from his residence.

Manipur: Indian Army hands over 15 trained horses to Myanmar

The Indian Army has handed over fifteen trained horses to its Myanmarese counterpart at a ceremonial function at Moreh town in Manipur's Tengnoupal district