Back to AFSPA

The state cabinet last Wednesday decided to extend the Disturbed Area Act, DAA, for another year. Accordingly, the Governor of the state, on the very next day, issued a notification that by the provision of Section 3 of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, AFSPA, the entire state, with the exception of seven Assembly constituencies […]

Assam Rifles convoy attacked near Aishi Village in Kamjong district

Imphal, December 02 2017: A convoy of Assam Rifles troopers who were reported to have been on their way to conduct medical camp at Aishi Village in Kamjong District were attacked by rebel group by exploding three improvise explosive device at around 5.30 am today morning. Report reaching here said that a team of D […]

12 Assam Rifles conducted Medical Camp

Assam Rifles conduct Medical Camp and 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) has been at the forefront in providing helping hand to the needy villagers in Tengnoupal District. In yet another initiative 12 Assam Rifles on 24 Nov 2017 conducted Free Medical Camp for the villagers of […]

AR claims arrest of those involved on Nov 13 Chandel blast

Imphal, November 20 2017: Assam Rifles today claims arrest of two persons who are responsible for the November 13 IED blast at Mahamani Village in Chandel district. A statement by PRO (IGAR-S) said that the two perpetrators were arrested in a combined effort by the AR and the Chandel Police in support of the Civil […]

Mass Protest Rally Against the Bomb Blast at Chandel

Chandel, November 18 2017: In protest against the recent bomb blast at Mahamani Village, the denizens of Chandel District took out a Mass Protest Rally at Chandel District Head Quarters today. Jointly organised by Anal tribe’s CSOs, large number of villagers, Students, Church and CSO leaders gathered at Mini Indoor Stadium and proceeds toward the […]

Rebel strikes back: Attacks to Indian army for the 2nd time in 3 days at Chandel district 1 AR, 1 PLA killed 5 including 3 PLA injured; AR recovers AK Rifle, IEDs

Imphal, November 15 2017: At what could be term as another daring attack by rebel groups to Indian Security forces in trouble prone region of Manipur, 1 personnel of the 4 Assam Rifles succumbed to his injury another sustained serious wounds at Indo-Myanmar Border in Chandel district today morning. In retaliation by the Assam Rifle […]

Perpetrators of Chandel bomb attack will not be spared, vows Biren

IMPHAL | Nov 14: State paid last respect to the two Assam Rifles jawans who were killed in a bomb blast at Chandel district headquarters yesterday Chief Minister, N. Biren led the people in laying wreath on the mortal remains of the two jawans of 18 AR at Imphal international airport today.   Talking to […]

AR to move closer to border areas : DGAR

Ukhrul, October 16 2017: Director General Assam Rifles (DGAR) Lt Gen Shokin Chauhan has categorically stated that Assam Rifles jawans would be moving closer to the border areas for guarding the region and ensuring National security. The DGAR along with Inspector General Assam Rifles South (IGAR-S) Maj General Virendra Singh visited Ukhrul today to take […]

Following directives from Supreme Court CBI registers ‘encounter’ cases

Imphal, October 13 2017: CBI, SC-III, New Delhi today registered two cases regarding two incidents of alleged fake encounter and submitted a report to the CJM, Imphal East with a prayer to instruct the Investigation Officers of the two police stations concerned to keep the case records safe and intact . The two cases have […]

Drive launched to detect Rohingya Muslims fleeing to State Massive anti-migrants drive launched

Imphal, September 16 2017: As a part of several measures taken up by Manipur Police to prevent Rohingya Muslims from migrating to Manipur from neighbouring Myanmar, a massive drive has been launched at the border areas of Jiribam to identify illegal immigrants . On account of the large scale violence which has besieged Rakhine province […]

Security tightened along border to check Rohingya spill over

Imphal, September 11 2017: Even as the Ministry of External Affairs of the government of India reiterated that India will not give asylum to the fleeing Rohingya in the face of the backlash by Myanmarese authorities against them, border State – Manipur which share around 364 km of porous borders with Myanmar, has sounded a red […]

State team to join PM’s Myanmar tour

Imphal, September 03 2017: A State delegation led by MLA Susindro (Yaima) would take part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Myanmar from September 5 to 7 . Meanwhile, MLA Susindro has charged that Assam Rifles has been abetting insurgency rather than curbing it . Speaking to media persons inside the Chief Minister’s bungalow […]

Kamjong rallies against Nambisia incident

Ukhrul, August 30 2017: Condemning and protesting the alleged high handedness of the 31 Assam Rifles personnel at Nambisia outpost, the people of Kamjong district today staged a protest rally at the district headquarters of Kamjong . The public started to gather at Kamjong village playground at around 11 am today and from there they […]

PLA’s Brig Jame, 67 other militants lay down arms

Imphal, August 14 2017: Altogether 68 militants of six different UG groups including hardcore PLA leader Brigadier Jame alias Uttam laid down arms before the Government today. They were accorded a warm reception by Chief Minister N Biren at a ‘home coming ceremony’ held at 1st Bn Manipur Rifles banquet hall today. It is reported […]

Kangpokpi shutdown total, paralyses normal life ; Sustained stir from August 11 announced

Kangpokpi, August 08 2017: The otherwise busy district headquarters of Kangpokpi and hectic Trans Asian Highway No 1, also known as NH-2 along Imphal-Dimapur road, wore completely deserted looks today during the 24 hrs total shutdown over the alleged illegal encroachment of Haraothel land for construction of National Sports University. The 24 hrs total shutdown […]