Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicAssam Rifles

Topic: Assam Rifles

MHA announces 10% reservation for Agniveers in CAPFs, Assam Rifles

The announcement comes amid widespread protests against the recently unveiled ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment of soldiers in the armed forces on a short-term contractual basis.

Breadwinners, dutiful sons, a newlywed: Simple Naga villagers who were killed by the Army

Security forces personnel ambushed a pickup truck ferrying miners last Saturday. 6 civilians died there, while 7 more died in firing when angry villagers attacked security forces.

Army made no attempt to identify civilians before shooting in Nagaland’s Mon, DGP’s report says

Joint report by Nagaland DGP T. John Longkumer and Commissioner Rovilatuo Mor quoted eyewitnesses to say that villagers found the forces trying to 'hide' the bodies of 6 people.

Nagaland BJP calls civilian killings in Mon ‘genocide & war crime’, wants AFSPA repealed

State BJP chief Temjen Imna Along says there's no 'justification for the massacre', and that the incident could derail the Naga peace process.

Intel behind ‘botched’ Nagaland ambush will be probed too as tensions over civilian deaths grow

Various Naga groups have called for a bandh Monday in view of the killings. Army and Assam Rifles have issued a directive asking all units in Nagaland to remain alert.

10-ft-wide road, thicket of trees — Assam Rifles attack site a ‘textbook-perfect ambush spot’

ThePrint visited the remote spot located on Tedim Road between S Sehken Village and the Behiang Border Post, and traced the events from that day.

Is Assam Rifles stretched with its dual role? Manipur ambush raises key questions

During my two tenures in Manipur, we ensured that the troops coordinated their move with school timing. Militants never attack convoys in those hours.

Assam Rifles guns down 3 NSCN-K militants in Arunachal’s Longding district

The encounter came two days after five Assam Rifles personnel, including a colonel-rank officer, were killed in ambush in Manipur.

PLA & MNPF — Militant groups behind ‘well-planned’ ambush that killed CO, family in Manipur 

Manipur-based militant groups, People’s Liberation Army and Manipur Naga People’s Front, have claimed responsibility for attack that killed Colonel Viplap Tripathi & his family Saturday.

People’s Liberation Army, Manipur Naga People’s Front claim responsibility for Manipur ambush

Colonel Viplav Tripathi, Commanding Officer of the 46 Assam Rifles, his wife and 8-year-old son, along with 4 soldiers were killed in an ambush carried out by the militant groups.

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Locals protest after the incident in Udaipur's Maldas street | Twitter/@ANI_MP_CG_RJ

How India’s first blasphemy murderer was made Pakistan’s model citizen

Little in Ilm-ud-Din’s confession tells he was engaged with the communal currents post the publication of Rangila Rasul that attacked the Prophet’s sexual morality.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.