Security measures have been tightened along two national highways in Manipur in view of indefinite blockade by hill-based United Naga Council (UNC) from tomorrow in protest against the death of two persons in police firing on August 30 last.
Alleging political vendetta by the Congress in turning down West Bengal`s demand for a moratorium on the interest of its debts, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said the state is facing an unprecedented indirect economic blockade.
All Assam Minority Students` Union (AAMSU) today called off the economic blockade which was affecting goods movement to Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, citing "positive response" from the state government.
A crucial meeting between WB CM Mamata Banerjee and PM Manmohan Singh was cancelled at the last minute against the backdrop of her anger over protests by Left activists she faced at the Planning Commission.
Charging Kerala Government officials with blocking materials meant to plug holes at the Mullaperiar Dam with a view to "weakening it," PMK founder Dr S Ramadoss Friday demanded an economic blockade on the neighbouring state.
A three-day `total blockade` called by Naga leaders has begun in parts of Manipur despite an appeal by Home Minister P. Chidambaram and CM Okram Ibobi Singh to Naga groups to suspend their agitation, an official said Friday.