Trump’s lead lawyer in Russia probe resigns

Washington, March 23 : John Dowd, US President Donald Trump’s lead lawyer who was handling the response to the special counsel investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia meddling in the 2016 presidential election, resigned on Thursday. Dowd had considered leaving several times in recent months and concluded that Trump was increasingly […]

Conrad Sangma briefs Jaitley of Meghalaya’s poor fiscal health

New Delhi, March 23 : Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and briefed him about the poor fiscal health of the state especially in terms of block crunch as well as the issue of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. Sangma, who also has the Finance portfolio, discussed wide […]

‘Social media has power to play with minds’

Shimla, March 23 : Social media has the power to play with the minds of people and management of perception through it is difficult to control, a senior police official said on Thursday. In his address at the inaugural of two-day 46th All India Police Science Congress here, Bureau of Police Research and Development Director […]

CPI-M’s allegations of age discrepancy unfounded and defamatory : Singhvi

Kolkata, March 22 : Congress Rajya Sabha candidate from West Bengal Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Thursday termed CPI-M’s allegations of inconsistency in his age mentioned in the affidavits for the coming polls, as malicious and unfounded and alleged that they are demanding to scrap his candidature, to avoid obvious defeat. Singhvi, whose candidature in the […]

Harassment of diplomats: India sends note verbale to Pakistan

New Delhi, March 22 : With Indian diplomats in Pakistan continuing to face harassment and intimidation, New Delhi on Thursday sent yet another note verbale to Islamabad seeking an investigation into all these incidents. According to sources here, the note verbale cited three specific incidents of Indian diplomats being harassed in Islamabad on Thursday. The […]

Meghalaya assures all efforts to ensure resumption of coal mining

Shillong, March 22 : The Meghalaya government will put in all efforts to ensure resumption of coal mining in the state in accordance with environmental rules and regulations, the assembly was told on Thursday. “Coal mining was a traditional form of livelihood in the state and therefore the government would make all efforts to ensure […]