Assam Rifles denies issuing gag order to media in Nagaland

Assam Rifles denies issuing gag order to media in Nagaland

The media houses are free to publish any article about the NSCN(K) organisation which would add to the peace process, Assam Rifles said.

Shocking! Nagaland newspapers published with blank editorial space

The Nagaland Press Association (NPA), a conglomerate of journalists and non-journalists, also extended support to the editors in their protest against the para-military force.

Huge cache of arms and ammunition seized in Mizoram

Assam Rifles' troopers seized eight sophisticated assault rifles and twelve loaded magazines in Mizoram, police said here on Saturday.

Heavy exchange of fire between NSCN (K), Assam Rifles

Heavy exchange of fire took place between NSCN-K cadres and the Assam Rifles after the troopers raided two villages along the India-Myanmar border, according to reports.

Woman killed in encounter was a health worker: NMA

The Naga Mothers' Association (NMA), an apex women's body in the state today claimed the woman who was killed in an encounter between the NSCN(K) and the Assam Rifles, was a health worker.

Assam Rifles defusing ethnic tension in Manipur

 Ethnic tension being fanned by rival groups over the past two months at Aimol village in Manipur's Chandel district has been successfully defused by the Assam Rifles.

Rifles seized in Mizoram

In a joint operation, the Mizoram Police and Assam Rifles personnel seized two M-3 rifles and three magazines at Mizoram-Manipur-Myanmar border Hnahlan village on Friday, police said.

NSCN(K) ultra dies in encounter, cache of weapons found

Assam Rifles on Tuesday gunned down another hardcore cadre of NSCN(K) during an encounter and recovered huge quantity of weapons, ammunition and explosives from a site on the outskirts of the state capital.

NSCN(K) ultra dies in encounter, cache of weapons found

Assam Rifles on Tuesday gunned down another hardcore cadre of NSCN(K) during an encounter and recovered huge quantity of weapons, ammunition and explosives from a site on the outskirts of the state capital.

Two students killed, three injured in cross-firing in Nagaland

Two students were killed and three others injured in cross-firing between Assam Rifles and suspected NSCN(K) militants at Phor in Phek district of Nagaland.

One NSCN-K militant killed after encounter with security forces in Manipur

An encounter between militants of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) and personnel of the 11 Assam Rifles took place in the Chandel district of Manipur on Thursday morning.

Yoga made compulsory for 10-lakh strong central forces

The 10 lakh-strong paramilitary forces of the country have been asked by the Centre to include Yoga in their daily physical drills.

ITBP or Assam Rifles may be deployed to man border with Myanmar

 In the wake of the killing of 18 Armymen in Manipur, government plans to deploy either Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) or Assam Rifles for manning the 389-km-long Indo-Myanmar border in the state.

36 grams heroin seized from woman in Manipur

 A woman was arrested for possessing 36 grams of heroin from Khudengthabi check post by Assam Rifles personnel during firsking and checking in Chandel district of Manipur, a defence release said on Monday.

Two NSCN-K militants arrested in Manipur: Police

In the aftermath of the June 4 ambush on an Army convoy in which 18 soldiers were killed, three militants, including two NSCN(K) insurgents, have been arrested in Manipur.

Gorkhas in Assam demand ST status

Gorkhas living in Assam has demanded Scheduled Tribe (ST) status for the community and creation of an autonomous council comprising Gorkha inhabited areas.

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Manipur ambush: Search operations continue

Search operations to track down insurgents continued for the third day on Saturday in the areas where army jawans were ambushed in Chandel district of Manipur in which 18 Army personnel were killed and 10 others injured.

NIA arrests 'finance secretary' of Naga insurgent group

Self-styled Finance Secretary of banned Nagaland insurgent group NSCN (K) was on Thursday arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Four NDFB(S) militants held in Assam

Four NDFB(S) militants were arrested in an operation by security forces in Assam's Sonitpur district on Saturday.