No fixed reservation for religious minorities in CAPFs: Govt

Government on Tuesday said there is no reservation fixed on the basis of religion in the Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles.

Explosives found in abandoned suitcase

Huge quantities of explosives was found in an abandoned suitcase on NH 15 in Assam`s Sonitpur district on Monday and neutralised by security forces.

Three NSCN cadres arrested in Kohima

Troops of 19 Assam Rifles nabbed four persons, including three NSCN(K) cadres in Kohima with arms and ammunition.

NSCN (K) militant gunned down in Arunachal Pradesh

A NSCN(K) militant was gunned down by security forces during an encounter in troubled Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh, the police said Wednesday.

Court finds prima facie evidence against Iron Sharmila Chanu

A local court has ruled that there is prima facie evidence of attempt to commit suicide against Manipur social activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on fast for the past 13 years to demand withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state.

Four militants surrender in Tripura

Four terrorists after fleeing from their camps in Bangladesh have surrendered to the Assam Rifles in Tripura and deposited arms and ammunition, an official said.

Mizoram: 40,000 detonators recovered

In a joint operation, Assam Rifles personnel and police recovered 40,000 detonators from Bawngkawn locality.

Four militants arrested in Assam

Assam Rifles have caught four tribal guerrillas and recovered a large cache of weapons in Assam, official said Thursday.

Govt committed to provide best facilities to forces: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the government is committed to providing the best possible facilities to the Central Armed Police Forces personnel who are serving the nation in very adverse conditions, risking their lives.

NHRC asks Home Ministry to pay compensation

National Human Rights Commission asked Union Home Ministry to pay Rs 5 lakh each to kin of the five persons who died in an encounter with Assam Rifles in Sonitpur District of Assam in April, 2009.

NSCN (IM) militant arrested in Assam

A NSCN (IM) militant has been arrested from Dima Hasao district in a joint operation by security forces, the police said on Monday.

Eleven militants arrested in Manipur

Eleven militants have been arrested during combing operations in Manipur, police said today.

Huge cache of arms seized in Mizoram

In a joint operation, the Mizoram Police and the Assam Rifles, have seized a huge cache of arms from a truck in Serchhip district, police said.

President Pranab Mukhejee arrives in Nagaland

President Pranab Mukhejee arrived here on Saturday on a two-day visit to Nagaland during which he would inaugurate the Hornbill Festival and attend the 50th statehood anniversary celebrations as the chief guest.

Jawan injured in Manipur explosion dies

An Assam Rifles jawan succumbed to injuries sustained in bomb explosion at Manipur capital complex here, police said today.

41k BSF troops, Rs 5,000 cr infrastructure for Myanmar border?

A plan to deploy 41,000 troops and setting up of Rs 5,000 crore infrastructure will be on the government`s table this week as it looks to replace Assam Rifles with BSF to guard the porous Indo-Myanmar border.

Assam Rifles personnel injured in IED blast

An Assam Rifles personnel was on Saturday injured when an IED, allegedly planted by militants, exploded in Manipur capital complex here, police said.

Assam Rifles nabs NSCN (K) cadre with arms, ammunitions

An NSCN (K) cadre was nabbed along with arms and ammunition by a joint Assam Rifles and police team in Assam`s Dima Hasao district.

Manipur bomb blast: Ten killed, over 10 injured

At least ten people were killed and more than ten others injured in a bomb blast in Manipur`s East Imphal District on Friday.

18 Naga ultras held by Assam Rifles

Assam Rifles arrested 18 cadres of various Naga underground groups and seized huge quantity of arms, ammunition and fake-currency notes during the last three days in various districts of Nagaland.