An uneasy calm prevails in Manipur, UNC demands PR

By Prasanta Mazumdar IMPHAL: After a series of violent incidents in the past few days, an uneasy calm prevailed in restive Manipur on Tuesday even as the United Naga Council (UNC), which choked supplies by enforcing an indefinite economic blockade on two national highways, demanded the imposition of President’s rule (PR) in the state. UNC leaders…

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…