Assam Rifles
India  /  Published 19.08.22

Wanted to join the Army: Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that he wanted to join the Army but could not due to difficulties in his family. Addressing the personnel of the Assam Rifles and 57th Mountain Division ...
By PTI in Imphal

North East  /  Published 18.08.22

Nagaland attacks condemned

The Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO), which had announced an indefinite non-cooperation towards the Indian security forces in protest against the botched counter-insurgency operatio...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.08.22

Assam Rifles jawans hurt in encounter

Two Assam Rifles personnel were injured in an encounter with the proscribed NSCN (K-YA), the only Naga insurgent group outside the ongoing peace process, in Nagaland’s Mon district in the wee ho...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.08.22

Attack on Assam Rifles personnel

Suspected cadres of the proscribed Ulfa (Independent) and the Yung Aung faction of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-YA) carried out a joint attack on a group of Assam Rifles personnel pat...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.08.22

Border firing: Officer injured

An Assam Rifles officer was injured on Tuesday in an incident of firing by suspected militants on troops of the paramilitary force from across the India-Myanmar border in Arunachal Pradesh, a defence ...
By PTI in Itanagar


India  /  Published 18.06.22

Agnipath: As protests rage, Centre announces sops

Currently, over 73,000 posts are vacant in five wings of the paramilitary forces - Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Shastra Seema Ba...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 15.06.22

Agnipath: Priority for jobs

'Agniveers', soldiers recruited in the Army, Navy and the Air Force on short-term contract under a special 'Agnipath' scheme, will get priority in recruitment to the central armed poli...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.05.22

Militant held in Manipur

A militant of the banned People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was apprehended from Manipur’s Kakching district, the Assam Rifles said on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Assam Rifles and ...
By PTI in Imphal

North East  /  Published 17.01.22

Mon: Forces pause operations

The Assam Rifles have “temporarily suspended” counter-insurgency operations in Mon district of Nagaland following the uproar over the death of 14 civilians near Oting village in a botched ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.21

Counter-insurgency: Playing with fire

Two recent incidents in India’s Northeast have raised serious issues about how security forces conduct counter-insurgency operations. In November, separatist guerrillas ambushed a convoy of the ...
By Subir Bhaumik


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