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Oct 09, 2019
Women's World Boxing Championships 2019: Jamuna Boro, Lovlina Borgohain storm into quarter-finals with comprehensive victoriesLast edition's bronze-winner Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and debutant Jamuna Boro (54kg) on Wednesday marched into the quarter-finals of the World Women's Boxing Championships.
Sep 16, 2019
'Badluram ka badan': Origins of Indian Army's favourite marching song, and why it retains its iconic statusBadluram, a jawan in the Assam Regiment, died during World War II in Japan when India was still under British rule. The quartermaster was supposed to report deaths of the soldiers to the authorities so that the ration for the slain soldiers be stopped. But he didn’t remove Badluram’s name from the list. Every soldier was entitled to ration (food supplies) and the quartermaster continued to take rations on Badluram's name. Many, however, say he forgot to remove the name.
Jul 18, 2019
Manipur extra-judicial killings: SC agrees to reconstitute bench to hear cases alleging killings by police, Indian Army, Assam RiflesThe Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to reconstitute a bench for hearing cases on alleged extra-judicial killings by the Army, the Assam Rifles and the Manipur Police in the insurgency-hit state.
Jun 25, 2019
Mizoram govt, Assam Rifles fail to deport 219 Myanmar refugees; MEA says neighbouring country 'failed to convince them to return'Mizoram government and the Assam Rifles authorities on Tuesday failed to deport 219 Myanmar refugees from Lawngtlai district to the neighbouring country.
May 02, 2019
Jawan killed, two injured after Assam Rifles soldier fires 13 rounds at camp in West Bengal's HowrahA contingent of the 7th Battalion of the Assam Rifles had been camping at a base in a girl's high school, ahead of Phase Five of the Lok Sabha election, scheduled on 6 May.
Mar 25, 2019
In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) BillIn contrast to the recent elections in Manipur, AFSPA takes a back seat as civil societies and families continue their decades-long wait for justice
Feb 22, 2019
Centre gives Assam Rifles power to arrest and search without warrant in Assam, Arunachal, three other North East statesAccording to a Home Ministry notification, an officer of the rank corresponding to that of the lowest rank of members of the Assam Rifles has been given these powers under the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).
Feb 07, 2019
Three jawans, civilian injured in attack at Manipur's Imphal Polo ground after hand grenades hurled at Assam Rifles teamThree jawans of Assam Rifles and one civilian were injured in a grenade attack at Imphal Polo ground on Thursday evening
Jan 26, 2019
Republic Day 2019 highlights: 58 tribal guests, 22 tableaux mark 90-minute iconic parade at RajpathRepublic Day 2019 LIVE updates: Celebrations for the 70th Republic Day concluded on Saturday after the ceremonial parade rolled down the majestic Rajpath in Delhi with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in attendance as the chief guest, amid unprecedented security deployment in the city.
Jan 24, 2019
Republic Day 2019: All-women Assam Rifles contingent, INA veterans, Gorkha brigade, female daredevil; the many firsts at RajpathThe 70th Republic Day parade will be a dazzling display of woman power, led by the Assam Rifles contingent, a lone woman officer doing bike stunts. Contingents of the Navy, India Army Service Corps and a unit of Corps of Signals (transportable satellite terminal) will all be led by women officers.