Northeastern states alerted to likely terror strikes ahead of Republic Day celebrations

A massive security alert has been sounded across northeast India after separatist rebels announced a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations Jan 26, a home ministry official said Friday.

Two jawans injured in militant attack in Manipur

Imphal: Two Assam Rifles jawans were injured, one of them seriously, when militants attacked their post in Manipur's interior Chandel district bordering Myanmar.

Heavy firing between NDFB(S), Assam Rifles in Sonitpur

An encounter on Friday 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.

Powerful bomb found near Indo-Myanmar border

A three-kg IED planted by militants was found near an Assam Rifles post at the border town of Moreh in Manipur's Chandel district, police said here on Saturday.

12 Assam Rifles personnel injured in militant attack in Manipur

At least 12 Assam Rifles personnel were injured in an IED attack by unidentified militants at Kambiron in Manipur's interior Tamenglong district, official sources said on Wednesday.

Border alert ahead of PM Narendra Modi's northeast visit

Security forces are keeping a strict vigil along India's border with Bangladesh and Myanmar ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the northeast by November-end, an official said here on Saturday.

Manipur: Irom Sharmila's fast enters 15th year

Sit-in-protests, hunger strike and demonstrations joined by students, civil society organisations and human rights activists were held in Manipur to express solidarity with social activist Irom Chanu Sharmila whose fast demanding repeal of the AFSPA, 1958 from the state entered its 15th year.

Four NSCN(IM) militants killed in separate encounters

Four NSCN (IM) militants were killed in two separate encounters with Assam Rifles and the police in Dima Hasao district and arms recovered from them, Defence sources said today.

Assam Rifles jawan goes missing

An Assam Rifles jawan is reported to be missing since August 18, when he was supposed to join duty in Mizoram, police said Thursday.

Two Assam Rifles jawans killed in bomb explosion

Two jawans of the Assam Rifles were killed and another injured when a powerful bomb exploded in interior Chandel district of Manipur, police said on Thursday.

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.