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Mangaluru/Udupi, Sept 22: Two prominent Congress leaders from coastal region —U T Khader and Vinay Kumar Sorake — have been appointed as the spokespersons of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) spokesperson.

Bengaluru, Sept 22: The Anti-Terrorism Cell of Bengaluru Police has arrested a key accused in the 2008 Bengaluru serial blasts case from Kerala, Central Crime Branch Joint Commissioner Sandeep Patil said on Tuesday.

New Delhi, Sept 22: The Rajya Sabha passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on Tuesday.

Bengaluru, Sept 22: Karnataka opposition leader Siddaramaiah on Monday attacked the Centre over the passage of three farm bills in the Parliament and called it "the evilest act to destabilise the foundations of democracy".

New Delhi, Sept 22: With a spike of 75,083 new cases and 1,053 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count crossed 55-lakhs on Tuesday, according to the Union Health Ministry.

Mangaluru, Jan 21: Celebrity dancer Kishore Shetty and his aide Aqeel Nausheel have been remanded to seven days police custody by a judge here. The duo was arrested on the charges of drug trafficking and consumption.

Bengaluru, Sept 21: Two BJP leaders - Municipalities Minister K C Narayana Gowda and Kadur MLA Belli Prakash almost came to blows at the Vidhana Soudha as the two had a verbal duel.

New Delhi, Sept 21: Gorakhpur's Dr Kafeel Khan, has taken his battle against the Yogi Adityanath government to an international level. Khan, who was recently absolved of charges under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) and is now living in Jaipur, has written a letter to the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) informing them about "widespread violations of international human right standards in India and misuse of draconian laws like NSA and UAPA to suppress voices of dissent".

Agra, Sept 21: Over 450 licensed photographers, apart from other businessmen, who had suffered a major hit owing to COVID-19 induced lockdown breathed a sigh of relief as the Taj Mahal reopened for tourists after a gap of six months.

New Delhi, Sept 21: Eight Opposition MPs, including Trinamool Congress floor leader Derek O'Brien and Karnataka MP Syed Nasir Hussain, were suspended for a week during the remaining days of Monsoon Session over uproar in the Parliament during the passage of the two contentious farm sector Bills. O'Brien, his AAP counterpart Sanjay Singh, CPI (M) leader Elamaram Kareem, Trinamool's Dola Sen, CPI(M)