Assam Rifles
Opinion  /  Published 21.12.21

The tiger that lost its teeth

The National Human Rights Commission has been criticized for hosting a debate — “Are human rights a stumbling block in fighting evils like terrorism and Naxalism?” — along with...
By Jade Lyngdoh

North East  /  Published 06.12.21

Nagaland bandh a success

A six-hour 'bandh' (shutdown) imposed on Monday by Naga Students' Federation (NSF) to protest the killing of 14 civilians by security forces passed off peacefully, despite minor skirmishes...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kohima

North East  /  Published 06.12.21

Nagaland: Death toll at 17, claims tribal body

Nagaland remained on the boil on Monday as an apex tribal body claimed the death toll in firing by security forces on civilians in Mon district mounted to 17, even as police maintained that 14 people ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kohima

North East  /  Published 06.12.21

Nagaland: Govt declares ex-gratia

The Nagaland government on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the 13 people killed in firing by security forces in Mon district where Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio will ma...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kohima

North East  /  Published 06.12.21

Forces kill 14 civilians in botch-up, case filed

Fourteen civilians and a soldier were killed in Nagaland on Saturday evening in a botched counter-insurgency operation, with the forces firing on a truck carrying coalmine workers mistaking them for m...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


Opinion  /  Published 16.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Banning books has no place in a democracy

Douse the flame Sir — It seems that Ray Bradbury’s premonitions in Fahrenheit 451 may be coming true in the United States of America. Recently, two members of the Spotsylvania C...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 15.11.21

Father’s tragedy revisits son

Militancy has struck the Swargiary family in Assam twice. Assam Rifles jawan Suman Swargiary, who died with six others in Saturday’s ambush by two militant outfits in Manipur’s Churachand...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.21

A slain trooper’s broken promise

“Shyamal’s parents are ailing for years. And they can’t understand Hindi. So I was informed of the ambush. Then we turned on the news,” said Suparna, maintaining composure befo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

North East  /  Published 14.11.21

Manipur: Mortal remains of army men to head to their homes

The mortal remains of Col Viplav Tripathi, his family and the Assam rifles personnel, who lost their lives in a terror attack in Manipur, will be flown to their hometowns on Sunday, official sources s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Imphal

North East  /  Published 13.11.21

Manipur: Shah expresses shock over attack

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday expressed anguish over the ambush on a convoy of the Assam Rifles in Manipur that claimed seven lives and said the sacrifices of the brave soldiers will not g...
By Our bureau and PTI in Imphal


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