Articles about Assam Rifles

Agnipath scheme: Hear us before making decision, Centre tells SC

21 Jun 2022

India
Agnipath scheme: Hear us before making decision, Centre tells SC

The central government has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court, saying the apex court "must hear its side" before making any decision on the petitions filed against its Agnipath military recruitment scheme.

Now, Anand Mahindra opens company doors for recruitment of Agniveers

20 Jun 2022

India
Now, Anand Mahindra opens company doors for recruitment of Agniveers

Despite the ongoing unrest over the Centre's recently announced Agnipath military recruitment scheme, Mahindra Group Chairperson Anand Mahindra announced on Monday that youngsters trained under the scheme will be hired by the conglomerate.

Nagaland tribe body lists 5 demands after botched anti-insurgency op

07 Dec 2021

India
Nagaland tribe body lists 5 demands after botched anti-insurgency op

The Nagaland tribe, which accounted for the most civilian fatalities in a failed anti-insurgency operation, has submitted a presented its demands to the government.

Colonel, his family among 7 dead in Manipur terrorist attack

13 Nov 2021

India
Colonel, his family among 7 dead in Manipur terrorist attack

A colonel, his family members, and four soldiers died in an ambush by terrorists in the Singhat sub-division of Manipur's Churachandpur district.

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

13 May 2020

India
Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as 28th Army Chief

31 Dec 2019

India
General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as 28th Army Chief

On Tuesday, General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as the 28th Chief of the Indian Army, succeeding General Bipin Rawat, who has been appointed as the first Chief of Defense Staff.

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

10 Oct 2019

India
Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

Last month, Punjab Police had reported multiple weapon drops in the state conducted by Pakistani-origin drones.

India-Myanmar joint operation hits NE insurgent camps along border

16 Jun 2019

India
India-Myanmar joint operation hits NE insurgent camps along border

In a joint operation conducted over three weeks, the armies of India and Myanmar destroyed several insurgent camps set up by Northeast-based terrorist groups inside Myanmar, defense sources said on Sunday.

Two dogs awarded gallantry honors for detecting bombs, saving lives

19 Aug 2018

India
Two dogs awarded gallantry honors for detecting bombs, saving lives

A pair of Labradors, Gracy and Danfy, trained to sniff out explosives and landmines, have won the Chief of Army Staff's commendation card this Independence Day for their heroics in combat zones.

Will provide corruption-free govt: Tripura CM in maiden I-Day speech

15 Aug 2018

India
Will provide corruption-free govt: Tripura CM in maiden I-Day speech

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in his maiden Independence Day address today, assured people that he would strive to provide an unbiased and corruption-free government.

#CareerBytes: Don't miss these government job vacancies

05 Aug 2018

India
#CareerBytes: Don't miss these government job vacancies

Government jobs, for their various advantages and perks, are highly sought after, and see fierce competition among aspirants.

SC summons CBI chief again over Manipur fake encounters probe

30 Jul 2018

India
SC summons CBI chief again over Manipur fake encounters probe

CBI director Alok Kumar Verma, on Monday, was summoned by the Supreme Court to give an explanation for the agency's slow pace of investigation into alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur by Indian security forces.

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

21 Jun 2018

India
#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of around 50,000 people at Dehradun's Forest Research Institute to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.

Tripura: Flood situation improves, CM orders relief materials for victims

16 Jun 2018

India
Tripura: Flood situation improves, CM orders relief materials for victims

The overall flood situation has slightly improved in Tripura even as over 40,000 people continue to remain stranded in 189 relief camps.

Suspected Nagaland militants attack Assam Rifles; two personnel injured

06 Jun 2018

India
Suspected Nagaland militants attack Assam Rifles; two personnel injured

A commander and a jawan of the Assam Rifles were injured when a suspected Naga armed group attacked their base camp near Nagaland's Mon town today, Assam Rifles sources said.

Biplab Kumar Deb sworn in as Tripura CM

09 Mar 2018

Politics
Biplab Kumar Deb sworn in as Tripura CM

Biplab Kumar Deb was sworn in as the Tripura CM today, bringing in the first BJP government in the state.

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

06 Mar 2018

India
Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

The government at the Centre on Tuesday informed the Parliament that over 27,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement in the last three years owing to various reasons.

Centre to increase retirement-age of govt. doctors to 65 years

27 Sep 2017

India
Centre to increase retirement-age of govt. doctors to 65 years

To address the shortage of doctors in India and boost public healthcare services, the Centre has decided to extend the retirement age of central government doctors to 65 years from 60.

I-Day: 990 securitymen honored, CRPF steals the show

15 Aug 2017

India
I-Day: 990 securitymen honored, CRPF steals the show

The war against terrorists in Kashmir and against Maoists in central India has brought laurels to security forces in the region.

Nagaland encounter: Three terrorists killed, jawan martyred

07 Jun 2017

India
Nagaland encounter: Three terrorists killed, jawan martyred

At least three terrorists, suspected to be from National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) and United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) (ULFA-I), were killed in an encounter in Nagaland's Mon district on June 6.

BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur dismissed after video on poor food

19 Apr 2017

India
BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur dismissed after video on poor food

BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who shared a video alleging poor food quality in his regiment in Jammu, was dismissed from service for making false accusations against superiors.

Paramilitary: Nutritionists, monthly meetings to address food quality issues

13 Apr 2017

India
Paramilitary: Nutritionists, monthly meetings to address food quality issues

After a video emerged of a BSF trooper complaining about sub-quality food for jawans, the government informed parliament that paramilitary forces are now having monthly mess meetings to review food quality.

Army chief: Taking to social media may invite punishment

16 Jan 2017

India
Army chief: Taking to social media may invite punishment

Army Chief Bipin Rawat stated that soldiers taking to social media to complain about conditions could be punished as it affects the morale of the whole army.

Officers selling rations for profit near BSF J&K's camp: Reports

11 Jan 2017

India
Officers selling rations for profit near BSF J&K's camp: Reports

Allegations on social media against the paramilitary continued with jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav of the BSF's 29th batallion stating that officers sold rations to shopkeepers in the nearby areas; at lower than market prices to make profits.

UN investigates Indian peacekeepers for entering Haiti without cholera vaccine

09 Jan 2017

World
UN investigates Indian peacekeepers for entering Haiti without cholera vaccine

The United Nations (UN) is investigating Indian peacekeepers in Haiti for entering the Caribbean country without getting mandatory cholera vaccinations.

Lt-General A K Bhatt appointed the director-general of military operations

29 Nov 2016

India
Lt-General A K Bhatt appointed the director-general of military operations

The Modi government announced that Lt-General A K Bhatt had been appointed as the next Director General of Military Operations (DGMO).

BSF camp near Imphal witnesses another Bomb blast

10 Aug 2016

India
BSF camp near Imphal witnesses another Bomb blast

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detonated close to the Border Security Forces camp in the village of Moriangpurel, Imphal, Manipur.