Monks Sit on Dharna: Demands Karmapa’s Visit to Sikkim

  Two day dharna at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi began on Wednesday demanding the Union government to allow the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje to visit and bless Sikkim. The dharna organized by Sangha MLA Sonam Lama, saw participation of monks from various monasteries of Sikkim along with Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president PS Golay…

Abducted assistant of Manipur MLA rescued

A Manipur MLA’s assistant, who was abducted by militants for ransom last month, was rescued by security forces from Senapati district of the state, police said today. A team of security forces last night rescued P Thangsiangbiak, assistant of Singhat MLA G S Haopu, after exchanging fire with the cadres of the Tribal Revolutionary Army…