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Assam Rifles

PNB Signs MoU With Assam Rifles To Provide Banking Services

Punjab National Bank (PNB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Assam Rifles to ensure the delivery of specially designed banking products to security personnel.

19 July 2022

Manipur Landslide: Toll Rises To 29; Rains Hamper Rescue Operation

Thirty-four people are still missing after a massive landslide hit the Tupul yard railway construction camp on the night of June 29. Inclement weather is affecting the search operations.


Manipur Landslide: 3 More Bodies Recovered, Toll Mounts To 13

Manipur landslide and taken on 3 more bodies bringing the final count to 13.


Manipur Landslide: Death Toll Mounts To 49 As 2 More Bodies Retrieved From Debris

Manipur landslide: Twenty-nine Army personnel and 20 civilians were among the deceased in the worst natural disaster that hit the north-eastern state and 18 others were left injured.

08 July 2022

Manipur Landslide: Death Toll Rises To 25, Search On For 34 Missing

Rainfall since early Saturday morning has hampered Manipur landslide search and rescue operations.


Protests erupted at several parts of the country against Centre's Agnipath scheme

10% CAPF, Assam Rifles Vacancies To Be Reserved For Agniveers, Says Union Home Ministry Amid Protests

The MHA also announced age relaxation for 'Agniveers' for recruitment in the CAPFs and Assam Rifles. 

18 June 2022

Death Toll In Manipur Landslide Rises To 37, Rains Affect Search For Missing People

The search for 25 people who remain missing in the Manipur landslide is hampered by rainfall in the area.

03 July 2022

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Shadow of the gun A Kashmiri woman walks past soldiers in Baramulla district.

Caught In The Crosshairs: Tales Of Sexual Violence Women Face In Conflict Zones

Across states where insurgencies are rife, women are among the worst victims during security operations as justice elude the victims and errant security personnel are protected by the political machinery to save the...

24 June 2022

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26 December 2021
To Be or Not To Be: Clamour For Repeal Of AFSPA Is Ill-informed Of Ground Reality

To Be or Not To Be: Clamour For Repeal Of AFSPA Is Ill-informed Of Ground Reality

Contrary to popular perception, the law has necessary checks and balances. And the Army needs it to be effective in conflict zones.


25 December 2021
AFSPA And The Violence It Produces: Is It Time For Its Repeal?

AFSPA And The Violence It Produces: Is It Time For Its Repeal?

AFSPA was supposed to be a 'temporary measure'. But it has survived till date. In that, it’s an exception that has been normalised and become a norm.


27 December 2021
AFSPA: Memories And Mourning In Nagaland’s Cycle Of Violence

AFSPA: Memories And Mourning In Nagaland’s Cycle Of Violence

In the killing fields of Nagaland, past and present provide a peek into the lives of long-suffering people who cling on to hope of better days


28 December 2021
Manipur Under AFSPA: Rape, Fake Encounter And Unending Wait For Justice

Manipur Under AFSPA: Rape, Fake Encounter And Unending Wait For Justice

Across Manipur, widows and bereaved mothers quietly await closure for long legal battles over fake encounters, staged disappearances


17 December 2021
Candle In The Wind: AFSPA Has No Place In A Democracy

Candle In The Wind: AFSPA Has No Place In A Democracy

With people of Northeast facing inhuman atrocities as security forces get away with murder, it's time this draconian law must go.


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17 December 2021
'Welcome Home Our Beloved Brothers’:Oting Mourns After Nagaland Civilian Killings

'Welcome Home Our Beloved Brothers’:Oting Mourns After Nagaland Civilian Killings

In Nagaland's Oting, the graves of the 13 men who were killed on December 4, bear the stories of their lives.


06 December 2021
Nagaland Firing: Centre Expresses Regret, Amit Shah Assures SIT Probe Will Be Completed In One Month

Nagaland Firing: Centre Expresses Regret, Amit Shah Assures SIT Probe Will Be Completed In One Month

Nagaland firing: Security forces opened fire on civilians killing 14 and injuring 11 more in Mon district in three consecutive episodes.


06 December 2021
Nagaland Firing: FIR Alleges Intention Of Army Unit Was To Murder And Injure Civilians

Nagaland Firing: FIR Alleges Intention Of Army Unit Was To Murder And Injure Civilians

The Army on Sunday,expressed deep regret over the incident and ordered a Court of Inquiry. Home Minister Amit Shah will make a detailed statement on the...


06 December 2021
Nagaland:14 Civilians, One Soldier Killed In Firing And Rioting

Nagaland:14 Civilians, One Soldier Killed In Firing And Rioting

Nagaland tension: The mob went on a rampage, demanding immediate action against the security personnel who was involved in the killing of the 13 civilians.


15 November 2021
Two Days After Manipur Ambush, Security Forces Kill 3 Militants In Arunachal, Rescue 2 Abductees

Two Days After Manipur Ambush, Security Forces Kill 3 Militants In Arunachal, Rescue 2 Abductees

In the ambush in Manipur, the militants had killed five Assam Rifles personnel, including a colonel-rank officer.


13 November 2021
Manipur Ambush: Assam Rifles CO, Wife, Son Among Seven Killed

Manipur Ambush: Assam Rifles CO, Wife, Son Among Seven Killed

Manipur Ambush: The incident occurred in Churachandpur district close to the Myanmar border. No militant organisation has claimed responsibility for the attack...


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11 June 2021
Assam Rifles: Foes Or Friends Of The Hill People?

Assam Rifles: Foes Or Friends Of The Hill People?

At a time when the Hill is slowly progressing towards normalcy, a recent 'fake encounter' case reincarnates fear in the minds of hill people and mistrust of...


13 December 2020
Remote Arunachal Town Limps Back To Normal After Protests Over Voting Rights

Remote Arunachal Town Limps Back To Normal After Protests Over Voting Rights

Vijoynagar saw widespread rioting as a mob of around 400 people led by the Yobin Students' Union set fire to the local police station and post office


30 July 2020
3 Assam Rifles Personnel Killed, 4 Injured in Ambush Along India-Myanmar Border

3 Assam Rifles Personnel Killed, 4 Injured in Ambush Along India-Myanmar Border

According to reports, militants from the People's Liberation Army carried out an IED blast when the 4 Assam Rifles unit was on a patrol in Chandel district.


22 July 2019
FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! In Manipur's Killing Fields, Thangjam Monorama's Death 'Exposed' Excesses By Security Forces

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! In Manipur's Killing Fields, Thangjam Monorama's Death 'Exposed' Excesses By Security Forces

Manipur erupted in anger after the killing of Thangjam Monorama in 2004. A dozen women stripped naked in protest holding banners one of which read, “Indian...


19 July 2019
The Man Who Killed Phoolan Devi, Borehole 'Prince', A Miracle Cop And This Man ‘Murdered’ For Love... 12 Forgotten Newsmakers

The Man Who Killed Phoolan Devi, Borehole 'Prince', A Miracle Cop And This Man ‘Murdered’ For Love... 12 Forgotten Newsmakers

Decades ago, they shook India. They made headlines for days. But time and tide wait for none. Outlook remembers a dozen unique newsmakers...


26 January 2019
Scripting History: All-Women Assam Rifles Contingent March Past Rajpath On Republic Day

Scripting History: All-Women Assam Rifles Contingent March Past Rajpath On Republic Day

The decision to open Assam Rifles to women was taken in 2012. After a lot of research and preparation, the force was opened to women in 2015. A year later, in...


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