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The haul of narcotics and contraband seized from Moreh.(HT PHOTO)

Security forces seize narcotics and contrabands worth Rs 165 crore in Manipur’s Moreh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Imphal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 11:08 PM IST
The Assam Rifles said it is carrying out extensive operations in close coordination with civil administration and police for controlling the drug trade in the region to stop addiction among the youth.
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One Chinese origin Kenbo bike and an air rifle were seized during the operation and one person was also arrested in connection with the seizure of the heroin valued at Rs 7 lakh in the local market.(PTI (Representative Image))
One Chinese origin Kenbo bike and an air rifle were seized during the operation and one person was also arrested in connection with the seizure of the heroin valued at Rs 7 lakh in the local market.(PTI (Representative Image))

Assam Rifles, Mizoram Police seize heroin worth Rs 7 lakh

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Aizawl
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 03:58 PM IST
The operation was carried out in Zokhawthar-Melbuk area by the Serchhip battalion of Assam Rifles and Champhai district police based on specific information.
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Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane will be leaving for Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane will be leaving for Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

Army Chief Naravane in Nagaland as part of 3-day visit to eastern command

By Alice Yhoshü | Hindustan Times, Kohima
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 08:32 PM IST
The army chief reviewed operational preparedness along the Northern borders as well as operations in hinterland of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.
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No militant outfit has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.(Representative Photo/PTI)
No militant outfit has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.(Representative Photo/PTI)

One Assam Rifles personnel killed in militant ambush in Arunachal Pradesh

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 06:06 PM IST
The incident took place around 9 am on near Jairampur when a group of militants attacked a water tanker belonging to the 19 Assam Rifles.
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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel at the Attari Wagah Border near Amritsar. With nearly 29,000 vacancies, it has the highest number of vacant posts within the CAPFs (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times).
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel at the Attari Wagah Border near Amritsar. With nearly 29,000 vacancies, it has the highest number of vacant posts within the CAPFs (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times).

Over 1 lakh posts vacant in CAPFs: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 03:27 PM IST
While BSF has nearly 29,000 vacancies, more than 26,500 posts are vacant in CRPF, minister of state (home) Nityanand Rai informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
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The Border Security Force (BSF) has the highest number of vacancies amongst various CAPFs of India (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
The Border Security Force (BSF) has the highest number of vacancies amongst various CAPFs of India (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Over 1 lakh vacancies lying vacant in CAPFs, govt tells Rajya Sabha

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 01:15 PM IST
The BSF has the highest number of vacancies, followed by the CRPF, CISF, SSB, ITBP and Assam Rifles respectively, MoS (Home) Nityanand Rai informed the House in a written statement.
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The arrested persons and the seized contraband were handed over to custom preventive division officials, PRO and Inspector General of Assam Rifles (North) Sanjiv Sethi said.(File photo for representation)
The arrested persons and the seized contraband were handed over to custom preventive division officials, PRO and Inspector General of Assam Rifles (North) Sanjiv Sethi said.(File photo for representation)

Opium seeds worth over Rs 1 crore seized in Nagaland, 4 arrested

By Press Trust of India | Kohima
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 03:08 AM IST
Security forces in Nagaland arrested four persons for smuggling opium seeds worth Rs 1.44 crore, a senior official said on Saturday.
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Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga had earlier appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to temporarily stop inter-state movement of all paramilitary personnel in August to contain the further spread of Covid-19 after many of them were found to be infected with the virus.(PTI file photo. Representative image)
Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga had earlier appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to temporarily stop inter-state movement of all paramilitary personnel in August to contain the further spread of Covid-19 after many of them were found to be infected with the virus.(PTI file photo. Representative image)

Mizoram govt, Assam Rifles spar over Covid spread by security personnel

By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Aizawal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2020 07:05 PM IST
The allegation came days after media reports said 15 personnel of the Assam Rifles forced their way through a check gate at Vairengte on the Mizoram-Assam border in defiance of the entry and screening protocol put in place to contain the spread of Covid-19.
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The ‘Rifle Women’ is an unit of the Assam Rifles, the oldest paramilitary force of India.(@official_dgar/Twitter Photo)
The ‘Rifle Women’ is an unit of the Assam Rifles, the oldest paramilitary force of India.(@official_dgar/Twitter Photo)

Women soldiers deployed for first time in Kashmir make positive impact: Assam Rifles

By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 05:43 AM IST
The Assam Rifles hailed the move to deploy women soldiers in Kashmir via a tweet.
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The Assam Rifles in Manipur is yet to issue an official statement.(Reuters File Photo/For Representative Purposes Only)
The Assam Rifles in Manipur is yet to issue an official statement.(Reuters File Photo/For Representative Purposes Only)

3 Assam Rifles soldiers killed, 5 injured in attack by Manipur terror group

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 03:28 PM IST
The personnel belonged to 4 Assam Rifles unit. No armed group operating in the state has claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s ambush.
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A commuter uses his handkerchief to cover his face as he travels in a metro amid coronavirus fears, in New Delhi on March 17.(Reuters Photo)
A commuter uses his handkerchief to cover his face as he travels in a metro amid coronavirus fears, in New Delhi on March 17.(Reuters Photo)

Coronavirus outbreak: Home Ministry asks paramilitary forces to get into ‘battle mode’

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 03:01 PM IST
The government has asked the non-emergency leaves of all paramilitary personnel be cancelled in order to minimise the risk of contracting coronavirus during travel.
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The decision was taken in a meeting of the Manipur cabinet chaired by the chief minister on Friday evening following allegations of harassment by a woman Indian Police Service (IPS) officer.(File Photo/Representative Image)
The decision was taken in a meeting of the Manipur cabinet chaired by the chief minister on Friday evening following allegations of harassment by a woman Indian Police Service (IPS) officer.(File Photo/Representative Image)

After woman IPS officer alleges harassment, Manipur requests for state force at checkposts

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Imphal
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 10:23 AM IST
Assam Rifles had in a statement refuted the IPS officer’s allegation terming it “baseless, fabricated, false and malicious.”
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The Manipur Chapter of teh IPS Association has said it expects the Assam Rifles to cooperate with the police investigation into the case.(PTI)
The Manipur Chapter of teh IPS Association has said it expects the Assam Rifles to cooperate with the police investigation into the case.(PTI)

Assam Rifles, Manipur cops face-off over ‘harassment’ of woman IPS officer

By Sobhapati Samom | Hindustan Times, Imphal
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 07:29 PM IST
The Assam Rifles has claimed the woman IPS officer and her escort team tried to bypass the designated scanning lane and also jumped the vehicle queue at a check post.
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The IPS office was returning from the border town of Moreh when she and her team were allegedly detained and harassed by an Assam Rifles trooper at a check post.(HT Photo)
The IPS office was returning from the border town of Moreh when she and her team were allegedly detained and harassed by an Assam Rifles trooper at a check post.(HT Photo)

Woman IPS officer in Manipur accuses Assam Rifles trooper of detaining, harassing her

By Sobhapati Samom | Hindustan Times, Imphal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2020 11:04 PM IST
The IPS officer submitted a written complaint against the Assam Rifles trooper to the Officer in Charge of the Tengnoupal Police Station.
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The gold biscuits seized by the Assam Rifles in Manipur on Tuesday.(ht photo)
The gold biscuits seized by the Assam Rifles in Manipur on Tuesday.(ht photo)

Assam Rifles seize gold biscuits worth Rs 2.95 crores in Manipur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Imphal
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2019 01:29 AM IST
The Assam Rifles said the gold biscuits were concealed in the roof of a van.
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Officials say that illegal cross-border trade is not restricted to Zokhawthar but takes place at various other places along the porous, more than 400-kilometer long border too.(PTI image)
Officials say that illegal cross-border trade is not restricted to Zokhawthar but takes place at various other places along the porous, more than 400-kilometer long border too.(PTI image)

Assam rifles crack down on illegal trade on Indo-Myanmar border

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Mizoram
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 04:18 PM IST
Zokhawthar, a border village in Champhai which is also a customs and immigration checkpost, is one of the biggest trading centres in Mizoram.
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(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Maj Gen dismissed for sexual harassment

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2019 01:53 AM IST
According to one of the army officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, a woman officer filed a written complaint accusing the two-star officer of inappropriate behavior in 2016 when he was posted with the Assam Rifles in Nagaland.
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Officials of the Assam Rifles suggested that the reward of Rs 5 lakh announced by Lt Gen MM Naravane, the chief of the Eastern Command for information on insurgents involved in the May 25 incident, during his visit to Nagaland on June 5 may have got valuable inputs that led to the arrest.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Officials of the Assam Rifles suggested that the reward of Rs 5 lakh announced by Lt Gen MM Naravane, the chief of the Eastern Command for information on insurgents involved in the May 25 incident, during his visit to Nagaland on June 5 may have got valuable inputs that led to the arrest.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Top Naga militant responsible for killing Assam Rifles personnel arrested

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 11:17 PM IST
Yanghang alias Mopa, said to be NSCN(K-YA)’s top cadre in India and two others were apprehended from Aboi in Mon district of Nagaland on Friday morning, in a joint operation carried out by Special Forces of the Indian Army, the Assam Rifles and intelligence agencies.
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Two personnel of Assam Rifles were killed and four critically injured when a truck they were travelling in was ambushed by suspected militants of the NSCN (Khaplang) in Nagaland’s Mon district on Saturday.(Reuters file photo for representation)
Two personnel of Assam Rifles were killed and four critically injured when a truck they were travelling in was ambushed by suspected militants of the NSCN (Khaplang) in Nagaland’s Mon district on Saturday.(Reuters file photo for representation)

2 Assam Rifles personnel killed in Nagaland

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 10:46 PM IST
An official of the Assam Rifles familiar with the details of the incident said the attack happened between Toba and Ukha in Mon district close to the Myanmar border at around 1.20 pm on Saturday.
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A personnel of Assam Rifles, a central paramilitary force, was killed and two others injured on Thursday morning when a jawan opened fire after an altercation with his colleagues.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
A personnel of Assam Rifles, a central paramilitary force, was killed and two others injured on Thursday morning when a jawan opened fire after an altercation with his colleagues.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

1 dead, two others injured in firing at Howrah barracks

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 01:53 AM IST
The personnel who lost his life was identified as Bholanath Das. The injured, Anil Rajbanshi and Rantu Mani, were admitted to a Kolkata hospital in critical condition.
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I-T benefits likely for central police forces on ration money, hardship allowance(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
I-T benefits likely for central police forces on ration money, hardship allowance(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)

I-T benefits likely for central police forces on ration money, hardship allowance

PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2019 06:06 PM IST
In a letter to the home ministry, the finance ministry indicated that the demand of the central police forces would be examined during the ensuring budgetary exercise.
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SSC GD Constable 2018 Result :The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) successfully conducted the recruitment exam 2018 for constable General Duty (GD) in various CAPFs, NIA, SSF and Assam Rifles (AR).(HT file)
SSC GD Constable 2018 Result :The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) successfully conducted the recruitment exam 2018 for constable General Duty (GD) in various CAPFs, NIA, SSF and Assam Rifles (AR).(HT file)

SSC GD Constable 2018 Result on this date at ssc.nic.in, what next

By Nilesh Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 07:50 PM IST
SSC GD Constable 2018 Result date: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) successfully conducted the recruitment exam 2018 for constable General Duty (GD) in various CAPFs, NIA, SSF and Assam Rifles (AR).
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The Centre has withdrawn the notification giving Assam Rifles the power to conduct search and make arrest without a warrant.(PTI)
The Centre has withdrawn the notification giving Assam Rifles the power to conduct search and make arrest without a warrant.(PTI)

Centre withdraws notification giving more powers to Assam Rifles

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 10:51 AM IST
Following protests in the northeast, the Centre has withdrawn notification that gave Assam Rifles power to conduct searches and make arrest without a warrant.
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Image for representation.(Getty Images file photo)
Image for representation.(Getty Images file photo)

Drugs worth Rs 14 crore seized by Assam Rifles in Manipur

By Sobhapati Samom | Hindustan Times, Imphal
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 04:45 PM IST
In one of the biggest recoveries of contraband drugs so far this year, Assam Rifles has seized a huge quantity of World is Yours (WIY) tablets worth approximately Rs 14.58 crore in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district bordering Myanmar.
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Governor of Mizoram Kummanam Rajasekharan celebrating Republic Day in Aizawl on Saturday.(ANI)
Governor of Mizoram Kummanam Rajasekharan celebrating Republic Day in Aizawl on Saturday.(ANI)

‘Insulted’: IAS officers not allowed to attend Republic Day event in Mizoram

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 06:51 PM IST
The powerful NGOs in Mizoram, including the Young Mizo Association, had announced a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
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Lieutenant Bhavana Kasturi leads all-male Army Service Corps (ASC) contingent during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019. Kasturi will be the first-ever lady officer to lead an all-male contingent in the Republic Day parade.(PTI)
Lieutenant Bhavana Kasturi leads all-male Army Service Corps (ASC) contingent during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019. Kasturi will be the first-ever lady officer to lead an all-male contingent in the Republic Day parade.(PTI)

Women power in Republic Day parade: From Army, Navy contingents to daredevils

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 10:42 AM IST
Contingents of the Navy, India Army Service Corps and a unit of Corps of Signals (transportable satellite terminal) will all be led by women officers.
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Lieutenant Bhavana Kasturi leads all-male Army Service Corps (ASC) contingent during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019. Kasturi will be the first-ever lady officer to lead an all-male contingent in the Republic Day parade.(PTI)
Lieutenant Bhavana Kasturi leads all-male Army Service Corps (ASC) contingent during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019. Kasturi will be the first-ever lady officer to lead an all-male contingent in the Republic Day parade.(PTI)

Lt Bhavana Kasturi will become 1st lady officer to lead all-men contingent at Republic Day parade

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 06:10 PM IST
For the first time, a lady officer,Lt Bhavana Kasturi will lead a contingent of the India Army Service Corps’ and Capt Bhavna Syal, a third-generation officer in the armed forces, will front the transportable satellite terminal’s contingent.
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Indian boxer Mary Kom kisses her gold medal after winning the final match of women's light flyweight 45-48 kg against Ukraine's Hanna Okhota at AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships(PTI)
Indian boxer Mary Kom kisses her gold medal after winning the final match of women's light flyweight 45-48 kg against Ukraine's Hanna Okhota at AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships(PTI)

Manipur government to confer suitable title to Mary Kom

By Sobhapati Samom | Imphal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2018 03:59 PM IST
Thirty five year old Mary Kom who is mother of three kids, scripted history by beating Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota in an unanimous 5-0 verdict in the 48-kg category summit bout in national capital on Saturday.
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(L to R) Jessica, Neithinkim and Hatkhochin at an army base near Loktak Lake in Manipur’s Bishnupur district. While Jessica and Neithinkim want to join the army, Hatkhochin wishes to see her children as army officers.(HT Photo)
(L to R) Jessica, Neithinkim and Hatkhochin at an army base near Loktak Lake in Manipur’s Bishnupur district. While Jessica and Neithinkim want to join the army, Hatkhochin wishes to see her children as army officers.(HT Photo)

Dream to join army unites kin of fallen soldiers in Manipur

By Rahul Singh | Leimakhong (Imphal)
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2018 01:13 PM IST
Grief, pride and a shared dream unite such military families in a state where extortion has become a way of life and where even Hindi films have not been screened for almost two decades because of a ban imposed by local insurgent groups.
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Assam Rifles jawan was injured in twin IED blasts triggered by National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) insurgents in Nagaland.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Assam Rifles jawan was injured in twin IED blasts triggered by National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) insurgents in Nagaland.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

Assam Rifles jawan injured in twin blasts in Nagaland

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Kohima
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2018 11:31 AM IST
Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and four others suffered injuries in an ambush by insurgents near Aboi in the Mon district on June 17.
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