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Bengaluru, Oct 1: Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Friday said his party is opposed to forcible religious conversion. The Leader of the Opposition in the Karnataka assembly, however, said those wanting to undergo religious conversion voluntarily should not be stopped. "If anyone is involved in forcible religious conversion, we are also opposed to it. Religious conversion should not be done

A love story came to a tragic end, when a 22-year-old girl student was murdered by her classmate on a college campus in Kerala's Kottayam district on Friday, October 1. The incident took place around 11:30 am inside the campus of St Thomas College at Pala in Kottayam district. The girl, Nithinamol, a food processing course student, was appearing for an exam on the college campus when Abhishek slit

Bihar's main opposition party RJD on Friday mocked Kanhaiya Kumar's induction into the Congress, saying that the former JNU student is like "another Navjot Singh Sidhu" who would "destroy" the grand old party. Ridiculing the Congress by calling it a sinking ship, senior RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari said that Kumar's joining won't make any difference to the party. Referring to the CPI turncoat's

Bengaluru, Oct 1: Madappa, father of deceased Kannada actress Soujanya, has lodged a complaint against a Telugu actor Vivek of harassing her which allegedly forced her to commit suicide. The actress was found dead at her apartment in Bengaluru Thursday. In the complaint lodged Thursday with Kumbolgod police, Madappa suspected that Vivek was mentally torturing and harassing Soujanya. He also

New Delhi, Oct 1: Sources of union government have denied the reports that Tata Sons has won the bid for national carrier Air India Bloomberg earlier reported that a panel of ministers accepted a proposal recommending Tata Sons's bid for debt-laden state-run airline Air India ahead of an offer from Ajay Singh, promoter of India's airline operator Spicejet Ltd, the report said. The Secretary of the

The Shiv Sena on Friday called for the need to appoint a full-time Congress president, and said the confusion prevailing over the leadership in the party was as much responsible for the political crisis in Punjab as the BJP. The Sena also claimed that although Rahul Gandhi was trying to resolve the issues faced by the Congress, the old-timers in the party were in a secret pact with the BJP to stop

India has registered 26,727 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which is 13.6 per cent higher than yesterday. With this, the country's case tally has touched 3,37,66,707. The daily case count on Thursday was 23,529, which was 24.7 per cent higher than what was recorded on Wednesday. As many as 277 deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours, increasing the total death count to 4

Bengaluru, Sept 30: Noted Sandalwood and Kannada television actress Soujanya (25) died on Thursday. The actress killed herself by hanging in her apartment in Doddabele village in Bengaluru South taluk near Kumbalgodu on the outskirts of the city. Soujanya, who hailed from Kushalnagara in Kodagu, acted in Kannada films such as 'Chowkattu', 'Fun' and others, and was popular in Kannada small screen

The Prime Minister Narendra Mod –led government of India on Thursday hiked the price of natural gas -- which is used to make fertilisers, produce electricity and is turned into CNG for automobiles -- by 62 per cent, an official order said. The price of natural gas produced by state-owned firms such as ONGC from fields given to them on nomination basis will be $2.90 per million British thermal

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday, Sept 30, in a shocking claim on Thursday said that he would be leaving Congress. "I'm not joining BJP but am leaving Congress, can't handle insult," Singh said in an interview. He also added that Sidhu was a childish man and a PCC chief must have more stability. On the leadership crisis in the party, he also said that Congress was going