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 […]

SoO groups in the news for wrong reasons : CCpur uproar and others

Armed groups making it to the news is an accepted thing. Not taking names, but so many armed groups are in the news on a regular basis, whether it is a statement issued by them, whether it is about an arrest or two, whether it is a rebuttal to the claims made by the police […]

Over 30 more evacuated from Henglep

CCpur, July 30 2017: Over 30 disease ridden villagers from Henglep arrived tonight at about 8.20 taking the total number of evacuees close to 200. Due to the lack of accommodation at the hospital for nearly a hundred patients who were evacuated yesterday they are now crammed at the KKL’s makeshift camp where Assam Rifles […]

NEFIS welcomes Supreme Court Order directing CBI to conduct Investigation into cases of extra-judicial killings!

NEFIS Welcomes Supreme Court Order Directing CBI To Conduct Investigation Into Cases Of Extra-Judicial Killings! Stand Of Democratic Movement Against Afspa Vindicated! Scrapping Of Afspa By Central Govt. Next Logical Move! North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) welcomes the order of Supreme Court directing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct inquiry into the cases of […]

Nefis To Hold All India Protest Demanding Removal Of Army Camp From Manipur University Campus!

NEFIS strongly condemns the continued presence of Assam Rifles Camp in Manipur University campus. It should be known that NEFIS has continuously decried the military presence in Manipur University and in 2015 it has organized an extensive signature campaign against “campus militarization” and submitted it to President of India. Renewing its struggle for de-militarization of […]

Prayer service held

IMPHAL, Jun 28: 29 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a Church prayer with civilians of Joupi and surrounding villages on June 25 at Battalion Headquarters Joupi with the aim to strengthen bond with local populace. It was attended by Commandant along with troops of 29 Assam Rifles and village chief/secretaries of 16 villages. A total of 46 civilians were in attendance. The Church programme included prayer, hymns and gospel messages by village chiefs and troops of ‘Uttam Untees,’ according to a statement issued by the PRO of IGAR (S).

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Militarising a place of learning AR camp in MU campus

Giving a new dimension to the understanding of militarising a place, to borrow a phrase which has been used extensively by some Naga student organisations and Naga civil society organisations. How else does one explain the rationale of opening an Assam Rifles camp plumb inside the campus of Manipur University ? Take note, the Assam […]