All stories by Sumir Kaul
Member of terror group among 5 arrested for extortion in ManipurRediff.com6 days ago
In the wake of arrest of five persons for extortion in Manipur including a suspected member of a banned terror group, the Manipur police has again warned of stern action against all those who were misusing the uniform for their ulterior motives.
Army officer's shooting points to Manipur terror groups getting active againRediff.com11 Sep 2023
Terrorists belonging to banned groups United National Liberation Front (UNLF) and People's Liberation Army (PLA) were allegedly part of the mob from which gunshots were fired at an army officer that left him severely injured in Manipur, officials said Monday.
Manipur violence: Ambulance burning among 20 cases handed over to CBIRediff.com20 Aug 2023
Officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation have been handed over two FIRs -- one filed by police at the Lamphel station and the other filed by the boy's father -- Joshua Hangsing -- at the Kangpokpi police station.
Manipur cops meet victims of parading incidentRediff.com28 Jul 2023
They said keeping in mind the situation arising out of ethnic clashes that broke out in the state on May 4, a team of women officials and personnel from Manipur police was formed to probe the case.
Assam Rifles dilemma: Caught between two warring groups of ManipurRediff.com26 Jul 2023
Known as 'Sentinels of the North East' and 'Friends of the Hill People', the officers, drawn from the Army, and jawans have been fighting a war of nerves since the ethnic clashes between majority Meitei and hill tribe Kukis erupted on May 3.
Rumours, fake news fuelling violence in Manipur: Security officialsRediff.com23 Jul 2023
The lawlessness because of the fake picture spread like jungle fire and was one of the reasons for the state government to shut down the Internet on May 3, the officials said.
Women battalion needed to tackle Manipur's vigilante group: OfficialsRediff.com21 Jul 2023
The Assam Rifles has a skeletal presence of women and the officials feel that they are not trained for a law-and-order situation.
Over 6 lakh bullets, 3,000 weapons still with Manipur warring groupsRediff.com19 Jul 2023
Quoting data collected from various sources, officials closely monitoring the situation here said that .303 rifles, Medium Machine Guns (MMG) and AK assault rifles, carbines, Insas Light Machine Guns (LMG), Insas rifles, M-16 and MP5 rifles were reported to be missing from the armouries of the police in May.
Manipur police warns rioters against misusing commando uniformRediff.com12 Jul 2023
They said information has been circulated throughout all formations to ensure that the Manipur Police Commando uniform, black in colour, is not misused and they have been instructed to intensify the vigil.
Manipur's warring groups use quadcopters to target each otherRediff.com9 Jul 2023
Often during the day or night, there is intermittent firing where these groups are taking shots at these quadcopters, available freely in the market, the officials said.
Manipur cuts security for ministers, MLAs; to beef up farmersRediff.com5 Jul 2023
The development came two days after Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that a decision has been taken to provide security to the farmers who will start the cropping season.
China helping Pak army build defence infrastructure along LoC: OfficialsRediff.com25 Jun 2023
The officials said that the recently developed SH-15, a 155 mm truck-mounted howitzer gun, has also been spotted at some places along the Line of Control after it was displayed on Pakistan Day last year.
Army exposes ISI's plot to involve women, juveniles in terror networkRediff.com11 Jun 2023
As part of the deradicalisation strategy, the army, with the cooperation of the Union Territory administration, has undertaken a series of initiatives.
Plan to withdraw Army from J-K put off indefinitely following terror attacksRediff.com17 May 2023
The planned phased withdrawal of the Army from certain areas of the Jammu region has been shelved "indefinitely" in view of terror attacks being orchestrated from across the border, officials said in Srinagar.
Cong still run by remote control, inexperienced sycophants: GN AzadRediff.com5 Apr 2023
'Rahul Gandhi might not be holding any post as of now but everyone knows that he is the "captain of the ship'
J-K: Delay in revoking arms licences issued to Amritpal aidesRediff.com2 Apr 2023
The ongoing crackdown on Khalistan supporters has brought to light a questionable delay in revoking arms licences granted to the armed guards of radical preacher Amritpal Singh in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
Amritpal backdated outfit's formation to encash Deep Sidhu's popularityRediff.com26 Mar 2023
The Facebook page amassed a huge following, causing confusion among people, who assumed that Amritpal had taken over the organisation created by Deep Sidhu.
Amritpal's mentor Papalpreet gets I-T dept notice over 'unaccounted' incomeRediff.com24 Mar 2023
The Income Tax notice was recovered from the house of Baljeet Kaur at Shahabad in Kurukshetra in Haryana where Papalpreet and Amritpal had taken shelter on March 19 and 20 before fleeing from there.
Amritpal tried to radicalise 1000 people for final sacrifice before fleeingRediff.com24 Mar 2023
The radical preacher's brazen activities evinced his methodical efforts to undermine the fabric of society, they claimed and added that he during his speeches and sermons alleged that the government was leaving no stone unturned in its quest to disarm Sikhs by revoking their weapons licences.
Officials allege miscalculation on part of Punjab cops led to Amritpal's escapeRediff.com23 Mar 2023
This was a major miscalculation on the part of the state police, the officials said while piecing together the turn of events since February 23 when Singh, a Khalistan advocate, had stormed a police station in Ajnala of Amritsar district and secured the release of his aide Lovepreet Singh Toofan.