Assam Rifles

Assam Rifles unearth narcotics and contraband worth over Rs 165 crore during raid in Manipur's Moreh

Narcotics and contraband worth over Rs 165 crore have been unearthed during a raid in a Manipur town.

Dec 08, 2020, 16:43 PM IST

In a first, ‘Rifle Women’ of Assam Rifles deployed on LoC duty

For the first time, the Indian Army has deployed 'rifle women' along the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on national security duty. This is probably for the first time in the history of the Indian Army that women have been deployed on regular security duty along with their male counterparts in the areas adjacent to the LoC.

Aug 04, 2020, 16:14 PM IST

3 Assam Rifles personnel killed in ambush by Manipur's PLA terrorists in Chandel district

Three personnel belonging to 4 Assam Rifles unit lost their lives and four others were injured in an ambush by local terrorists in Manipur’s Chandel district, near the Myanmar border, sources said on Thursday (July 30, 2020).

Jul 30, 2020, 12:12 PM IST

Assam Rifles seizes contraband drugs worth Rs 3.80 crore along Indo-Myanmar border

After thorough checking of the bag dropped by the unknown person, the team recovered five packets of suspected crystal methamphetamine, popularly known as ICE. The consignment weighed 5.2 kg and is valued at around Rs 3.80 crore in the international market.

Jan 04, 2020, 23:49 PM IST

Assam Rifles seizes 5 kg gold, contraband drugs from Manipur

On October 9, the troops of Assam Rifles located and recovered gold in a jungle near the village of New Champhai in Moreh District

Oct 12, 2019, 08:52 AM IST

Indian Army Major General with Assam Rifles sacked without pension for sexual harassment

The Major General was sacked following permission from Army Chief General Bipin Rawat.

Aug 16, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

More than 84,000 vacancies in paramilitary forces: MHA

The Centre says it has taken expeditious steps to fill up the vacancies in Central Armed Police Forces.

Jul 02, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Two suspected hideouts of NSCN (I-M) destroyed in Nagaland, huge cache of arms recovered

The security forces have also recovered huge cache of arms including AK series Rifle, ammunition and other warlike stores from these hideouts.

Jun 30, 2019, 22:57 PM IST

Coast Guard may affiliate with BSF and CRPF in future: Official

In the first affiliation among paramilitary forces, the Assam Rifles and the Indian Coast Guard had on May 22 signed the 'Charter of Affiliation' to utilise each other's assets for operational training, sports, and adventure.

Jun 11, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Rohingyas may be using Mizoram-Myanmar border to enter India: Report

A report prepared by Indian security agencies has revealed that Rohingyas may now be making use of Mizoram's border with Myanmar to enter India.

May 28, 2019, 20:46 PM IST

Assam Rifles battalion to be placed in Jammu and Kashmir as NDRF

The Assam Rifles draws its strength of officers from the Army and functions under the command of the Union Home Ministry.

May 26, 2019, 19:58 PM IST

Assam Rifles convoy ambushed in Nagaland's Mon district, 2 soldiers martyred, 4 injured

In the attack, four other soldiers were also seriously injured.

May 25, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

Arunachal MLA killing: Army launches major operation, additional troops rushed

Suspected Naga rebels on Tuesday gunned down Aboh and 10 others, including his son and security personnel, in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.

May 21, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

Three NSCN (K) insurgents held in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang

Weapons and ammunition including one AK-47 with its 20 live rounds, one 9MM pistol with its 14 live rounds have been recovered from the possession of the members of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang).

May 19, 2019, 21:55 PM IST

Two terrorists apprehended in Manipur: Army

Both the terrorists were arrested from Manipur's Angtha and Thoubal area on Tuesday (May 7).

May 09, 2019, 00:29 AM IST

Jawan on poll duty in Bengal opens fire inside Assam Rifles camp

Lakshmikant Barman reportedly fired 18 rounds which killed a fellow jawan - identified as Bholanath Das, while two others were injured in the incident. 

May 02, 2019, 14:10 PM IST

Centre decides to keep in abeyance powers of arrest given to Assam Rifles

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will now revisit the issue with the concerned state governments, which apparently opposed the move to give sweeping powers to the paramilitary force.

Feb 22, 2019, 19:06 PM IST

Home Ministry empowers Assam Rifles to arrest, search sans warrant in northeastern states

The notification said that "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.

Feb 21, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, January 26th, 2019

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Jan 26, 2019, 21:48 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, January 26th, 2019

This is a special segment for hearing impaired which brings to you latest updates of the afternoon. Watch this video to know the latest news stories of the day.

Jan 26, 2019, 17:30 PM IST