Murderer Of AR Man Held

IMPHAL, Apr 9 : Solving the case related to stabbing an Assam Rifles personnel to death while causing serious injuries to another personnel at Khonghampat area in December last year, Sekmai police have arrested a cadre of the KCP-MC faction. The arrested cadre has been identified as Angom Ibochouba alias Lanchaiba alias Punshiba (32) s/o Ibomcha of Moirang Khoiru Leikai. He was arrested by a team of...

Man Found Innocent After Torture

IMPHAL, Mar 5 : In yet another case of security forces committing excesses, a youth from Lilong Leihaokhong pulled up by a combined team of Assam Rifles and police commandos has been freed saying that the youth was innocent but only after strong public outcry. Md Qurban (26) s/o Ha-rul Makakmayum of Lilong Leihaokhong was pulled up by a combined team of Thoubal police commandos and troops of 42 AR...

BRIEF NEWS: March 05, 2011

3 UG cadres arrested IMPHAL, Mar 4: A combined security team of Thoubal district police commandos and 28 Assam Rifles troops nabbed two active members of KCP (KK Nganba) working in the finance section of the outfit from Waithou yesterday. The cadres have been identified as Koijam Imoba alias Chalamba (46) s/o late K Gamndhar Meitei of Bashikhong Panthoibi Bazar and Koijam Ongbi Thoudam Ningol Chaoba...

BRIEF NEWS: February 27, 2011

‘Gift of Life’ beneficiaries leave for CSD treatment IMPHAL, Feb 26: Under the ‘Heart to heart’ project of Rotary club Imphal and ‘Gift of Life’ project of Rotary International, three children with Congenital Heart Disease (CSD) left Imphal for Fortis Escorts heart Institute, Delhi where they will undergo open heart surgery. According to an RCI statement issued by...

Women Storm AR Post

IMPHAL, Feb 24: In connection with the detention of three innocent youngsters by troops of 23 Assam Rifles stationed at Sagolmang in Imphal East district, local womenfolk stormed the AR post today. Sarangthem Thanglemba (25) of Wakhong Mayai Leikai, Sarangthem Leingakpa (24) of the same locality and Thoudam Karpin (22) of Wakhong Awang Leikai were pulled up from their respective houses by troops of...

28 AR Lives Up To The Spirit Of Republic Day, Reaches Out To School Kids

Lilong Post Commander 28 Assam Rifles Major Sanga IMPHAL, January 27: Republic day 2011 was celebrated by Lilong post 28 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 9 sector HQ under IGAR(S) at Junior High School, Thiyam Konjin. The School was established in 1965 and it has classes till 8th standard. Despite poor infrastructure, the dedicated team of teachers led by Head Master Amar Singh has managed to produce...

Changing Face Of Counter Insurgency Operations

A Manorama can land a crippling blow on their image and portray them as people in uniform who are out to terrorize the people, who they should be actually protecting. A Malom massacre  can give birth to the crusader in Irom Chanu Sharmila, that Delhi found it necessary to take a fresh look at the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, the RIMS massacre, the Heirangoithong incident, the Tonsen Lamkhai killings,...

Defining Greatness

Some people achieve greatness, some people are born into greatness and there is yet another class of people who have greatness thrust upon them. This has been the general understanding of mankind down the centuries, but a closer study will shed certain lights on the common thread that runs through these broad categorizations. The yardstick to measure or even to define what greatness is may differ from...

Many Hurt In crackdown; SFs Contradict Arrest Claims

IMPHAL, Oct 20: At least 20 persons, including a lady, suffer injuries of varying degrees when police dispersed protestors who tried to advance to Thoubal police station to enquire whereabouts of an former UG cadre reportedly arrested by Assam Rifles troops. According to a police source, one Zamir Khan (35) s/o Zalauddin of Sangaiyumpham Part-II Moirang Palli Bazar was picked up from home by troops...

27 Sector AR Hosts SoO Meet

IMPHAL, Oct 8: An open house discussion on ‘╦ťimplementation of Suspension of Agreement and Way Ahead for a lasting Peace’ was held today at HQs 27 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Red Shield Division. Informing that GOC Red Shield Division Maj Gen DS Hooda presided over the event, a PIB (DW) release conveyed that the participants were briefed about the provision/rules and regulations...