Assam Rifles

Delhi HC to hear plea against dual control over Assam Rifles

A petition was on Tuesday filed in the Delhi High Court, demanding that the control of the Assam Rifles be given to either the Ministry of Home Affairs or the Ministry of Defence.

Aug 08, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Retirement age of doctors in paramilitary forces enhanced to 65 years

Retirement age of doctors in paramilitary forces enhanced to 65 years

The retirement age of medical officers working in central armed police forces like the CRPF and BSF has been enhanced from 60 to 65 years, an official statement said on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

Assam Rifles boosts vigil along India-Myanmar border

The para-military Assam Rifles stepped up security on the India-Myanmar border along eastern Mizoram to stop drugs and arms smuggling, an official said on Tuesday.

Jul 04, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

Assam Rifles trooper killed in Manipur attack

One Assam Rifles trooper was killed and three others were injured in a militant attack on Friday in Manipur`s Ukhrul district.

Jun 30, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

Assam Rifles trooper killed in Manipur

Police sources said when the Assam Rifles personnel returned to their camp at Kasom post near Hundung after patrolling, a remote-controlled bomb exploded. 

Jun 15, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Blast in Manipur, one Assam Rifles trooper dies

All the five personnel injured in the blast were airlifted to the military hospital at Leimakhong near Imphal, where one of the injured personnel died.

Jun 15, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Pema Khandu stresses need for encouraging Indo-Myanmar border trade

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein also spoke on the occasion.

Jun 12, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
Northeast has suffered due to insurgency, Centre is committed to developing the region: Rajnath Singh

Northeast has suffered due to insurgency, Centre is committed to developing the region: Rajnath Singh

The Centre is committed to fast tracking the development initiatives in the Northeastern region, Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Government committed to fast tracking of development in North East: Rajnath Singh

Government committed to fast tracking of development in North East: Rajnath Singh

"India-Myanmar border is unique in many ways. It has a visa-free movement regime for the people living within 16 km on either side," Singh pointed out.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Three suspected terrorists of NSCN-K faction, 1 officer killed in Nagaland encounter

Three suspected terrorists of NSCN-K faction, 1 officer killed in Nagaland encounter

 As many as three terrorists were killed, one jawan lost his life and three others were injured in an encounter in Nagaland's Mon.

Jun 07, 2017, 08:29 AM IST

Two Islamic State suspects arrested in Manipur

Assam Rifles have arrested two Islamic State suspects from a border town in Manipur, police sources said on Thursday.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:59 PM IST
Two security personnel martyred as militants ambush convoy near Jairampur on Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

Two security personnel martyred as militants ambush convoy near Jairampur on Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

Two soldiers of Assam Rifles were killed and two others injured on Sunday when militants ambushed a convoy near Jairampur on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, police said.

Jan 22, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Militants ambush Assam Rifles vehicle; encounter on along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

Militants ambush Assam Rifles vehicle; encounter on along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

Militants ambushed an Assam Rifles vehicle, triggering an encounter along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Sunday morning.

Jan 22, 2017, 11:28 AM IST

Delhi HC seeks MHA reply on plea for report on food served to BSF men

The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Ministry of Home Affairs on a plea seeking its status report on alleged poor quality food being served along the LoC as claimed by a BSF soldier on social media.

Jan 17, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

MHA asks paramilitary forces to address grievances of jawans

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said that all service personnel should take precautions while posting anything on social media.

Jan 13, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

Assam Rifles personnel killed in encounter, civilian injured

An Assam Rifles jawan has been killed and a civilian injured in an encounter with suspected militants at Khunthak village in Ukhrul district of Manipur.

Jan 04, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

5,700 reserved posts in MHA remains vacant

A Parliamentary panel has expressed serious concern over non-filling of more than 5,700 posts reserved for SCs and STs in the Union Home Ministry and dismissed the suggestion that these posts remained vacant due to non-availability of candidates.

Dec 16, 2016, 20:10 PM IST

Two ULFA cadres neutralised, six held in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district

At least two United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) cadres have been neutralised by the Assam Rifles in an encounter in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Dec 14, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: CRPF SI killed in IED blast in Sukma

Two CRPF jawans were injured in an IED blast in Sukma yesterday.

Nov 22, 2016, 10:41 AM IST

One militant killed in gun battle in Manipur's Tamenglong

One armed cadre of the Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) was killed during an hour long gun battle with the cadres of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) late on Monday in Tamenglong district of Manipur.

Sep 13, 2016, 10:03 AM IST