WION Morning News Brief, March 20, 2018

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 20, 2018, 03:12 AM(IST)

File photo of VK Sasikala. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

Clashes after Karnataka gives separate religion status to Lingayats

Clashes between the members of Karnataka's Lingayat and Veerashaiva communities broke out on Monday in the state's Kalaburagi district hours after the Karnataka government approved separate religion minority status for the Lingayat and the Veerashaiva Lingayat community.

VK Sasikala's husband Natarajan Maruthappa dead at 75

VK Sasikala's husband Natarajan Maruthappa passed away due to multiple organ failures at Gleneagles Global Health City in Chennai.Maruthappa was admitted to the hospital on March 16 due to a severe chest infection.

Britain, EU agree Brexit transition deal

Britain and the European Union on Monday reached a landmark deal on a transition phase that will see London follow the bloc's rules for nearly two years after the Brexit divorce.

Progressive people of Pakistan eager to have friendly ties with India: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder

The founder leader of Pakistan's political party Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Altaf Hussain, has claimed that he has never been against the country and only wants to eliminate the repressive and exploitative feudal system from there.

Facebook under pressure as US, EU urge probes of data practices

British privacy regulators are seeking a warrant to search the offices of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica late Monday following reports that the company may have improperly gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users, according to a Channel 4 television report.

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