Assam Rifles
North East  /  Published 07.12.18

Arunachal plans major road to town near Myanmar border

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Friday announced that a 156km road to connect Vijaynagar, the remotest circle of Changlang district, with Miao will be built as a major road soon.It tak...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

India  /  Published 16.08.19

Sexual harassment axe on major general

Major General R.S. Jaswal, serving in the Assam Rifles, was on Friday dismissed without pension in connection with a sexual harassment case involving a serving woman officer.The allegations against hi...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

BRIEFS: Assam govt order to Muktab schools

The Assam government in a general order asked at least 63 Muktab schools to drop the word “Muktab” from the names of these schools. Education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said since all these scho...
By The Telegraph in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 01.12.19

Assam Rifles book released

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio released the book Winning the Lost battle —Assam Rifles in Battle of Kohima by the 5 Sector Assam Rifles during the 57th Nagaland Statehood Day celebrations at Ko...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

India  /  Published 22.02.19

Assam Rifles' arrest-without-warrant powers on hold

The Centre has put on hold a three-day notification that empowered the Assam Rifles to arrest anyone and search a place without a warrant in Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram.The...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 03.03.20

Assam Rifles: Stick to old formation

Border guard forces around the world are led by military officers or by those trained under the army — the only exception being India where IPS officers often take charge of the Border Security Forc...
By Subir Bhaumik

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Supreme Court upholds army court powers

The Supreme Court has upheld a home ministry appeal that argued the General Assam Rifles Court, a wing of the army, was empowered to try Assam Rifles personnel under the Prevention of Corruption Act.T...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 17.03.20

BRIEFS: Six injured in road accident

Six persons were injured in a road accident near Demow in Gajali on NH 37 road on Tuesday. The injured persons were rushed to Demow Model Hospital for treatment.MeetingLt Gen. Shantanu Dayal, general ...
By The Telegraph in Hojai

India  /  Published 26.01.19

Citizen bill shadow on Republic Day in Mizoram

Mizoram witnessed low-key Republic Day celebrations on near-empty grounds amid a boycott call from civil society groups opposed to the citizenship bill.Under an agreement between the government and th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 15.08.19

Mizoram CM unveils development schemes

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga on Thursday said that the state government is committed to successful implementation of the state’s flagship programme, Socio-Economic Development Policy (SEDP).Ad...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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