CONVERSION

  • 'Love Jihad' controversy: Case against parents of girl October 14, 2014

    Meerut: A case of assault and threatening to murder has been registered against the parents of the 22-year-old girl who was at the centre of the 'love jihad' controversy and has gone back on her statement that she was gang-raped and forcibly converted. Two days after the girl claimed that there...
  • Alleged forcible conversion: Tara Sahdev's husband 'converted to Islam in 2007' August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Allegations are flying left, right and centre in the alleged forcible conversion case involving a national level woman shooter in Jharkhand. Tara Sahdev had accused her husband Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan of marrying her on a fake identity and then forcing her to convert to Islam. Kohli, who...
  • Alleged forced conversion: Tara Sahdev's husband denies charge, says he's a Sikh August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The husband and motherinlaw of national level shooter Tara Sahdev were arrested in New Delhi on Tuesday night. Tara's husband Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan has now denied all charges saying he belongs to a Sikh family. He was produced at a court in Dwarka on Wednesday after...
  • Alleged forced conversion case: Police arrest Tara Sahdev's motherinlaw August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Tara Sahdev's motherinlaw has been arrested in the alleged forcible conversion case of the national level shooter. Sahdev's husband, Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan had already been arrested by a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police on Tuesday and is scheduled to be produced at a court...
  • Alleged forcible conversion case: Husband of national level shooter Tara Sahdev arrested August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a breakthrough in the alleged forcible conversion case, a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police arrested the husband of national level shooter Tara Sahdev. Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan was arrested from Dwarka in Delhi. Sahdev had accused Kohli of misleading her into marriage on a fake...
  • MHA seeks report into alleged forcible conversion of national level shooter August 25, 2014

    Unrest spread in Ranchi on Monday as the VHP called a bandh a day after national level shooter Tara Sahdev alleged that she was tortured by her husband after she refused to convert to Islam. ...
  • 'Share a photo of my food? Khana thanda nahi ho jayega?' This guy struggling to teach his dad about Twitter is the most hilarious thing you will see today August 22, 2014

    Fathers will be stubborn when it comes to adapting to new technology advances. Twitter and Facebook are no better than an alien invasion on their painstakingly manicured lawns. Watch this man being woken up with a barrage of questions by his dad curious about Twitter. We've all faced a situation...
  • Shamli: Case of rape and conversion closed after girl claims she eloped with boyfriend August 13, 2014

    This report was published on August 12, 2014 under a Meerut dateline. The incident happened in Shamli and has no links whatsoever to Meerut. We deeply regret the error News18 A case of alleged abduction, rape and conversion of a 28yearold woman last month, has been closed by the police...
  • Case of rape and conversion closed after girl says she eloped with boyfriend August 12, 2014

    A case of alleged abduction, rape and conversion of a 28yearold woman last month, has been closed by the police after the victim claimed that she had gone with the accused wilfully. The Investigating Officer (IO) in the case Samerjit Singh Kaur filed a report under section 169 CRPC (release of...
  • Meerut rape case: BJP blames Samajwadi government of shielding the accused August 6, 2014

    Serawa village in Uttar Pradesh has become the centre of politics due to the rape and conversion allegation. A probe into the case reveals a number of discrepancies in the complaint of the victim. The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) which had taken up the case from the beginning, blames the...
  • Injuries of woman don't suggest gangrape: Meerut Commissioner August 5, 2014

    Meerut: The Commissioner of Meerut division on Tuesday said that injuries of 20yearold teacher did not suggest gangrape. He added that the matter is being investigated on the basis of the medical report. Earlier in the day, Uttar Pradesh Police arrested three people, including a village chief and a woman, in...
  • Meerut gangrape: 3 people arrested so far, main accused still absconding August 5, 2014

    Meerut: Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday arrested three people, including a village chief and a woman, in the alleged gangrape and religious conversion of a 20yearold teacher in Kharkhauda area of Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh. The main accused is, however, still at large. The victim's statement is being recorded before the...
  • 'Conversations in the Nude' a must read without prejudice April 17, 2014

    It is a strange concept if you hear of it the first time round. I did not find it strange though. To me, it felt just as normal as eating, when I thought of it. It is about being sketched in the nude. That is what this book is about...
  • The present generation has a much shorter screen life: Waheeda Rehman April 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Yesteryear screen goddess Waheeda Rehman marvels at the superior current filmmaking techniques and praises the "smart and focussed" young generation, but says that the present lot has "a shorter life" on the screen as compared to those of her time. The 76-year-old, who ruled the screen during the 1950s and...
  • Waheeda Rehman releases her biography, refuses to comment on her relationship with Guru Dutt April 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman, who has shared her life journey in the book 'Conversations with Waheeda', was tight-lipped about her alleged relationship with filmmaker Guru Dutt. Asked about it at the book launch event, she said: "I don't want to get into it... my private life is nobody's business." Coming to...
  • Interactive video conversation with Ajay Maken March 30, 2014

    Network18 and Google in a conversation with former Minister of Sports and senior Congress leader, Ajay Maken. He speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics.. ...
  • Live: Interactive video conversation with Shivraj Singh Chouhan March 29, 2014

    A live video conversation with Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan as he speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics. ...
  • 'Conversations with Waheeda Rehman': You will be left thinking about it March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: So when you read about a legend, you just continue turning the pages. It does not matter. Their life has so much to offer and give insights about every aspect of life, that you cannot stop reading. The same happened to me while I was reading, "Conversations with...
  • Watch: Network18 and Google in a live video conversation with Jairam Ramesh March 27, 2014

    A live video conversation with Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh as he speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics.. ...
  • Watch: Network18 and Google in a live video conversation with Arun Jaitley March 25, 2014

    A live conversation with Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and BJP candidate from Amritsar Arun Jaitley where he speaks about the upcoming elections and his future plans in politics. ...
  • Idol Chat: Masand in conversation with Nasreen Kabir, Waheeda Rehman March 22, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks to author Nasreen Munni Kabir and actress Waheeda Rehman on the latter's biography, 'Conversation with Waheeda Rehman'. ...
  • There are 6 types of Twitter conversations. What's yours? February 22, 2014

    New York: People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short messaging service fit into just six distinct patterns. The Pew Research Center,...
  • Govt amends rules for safe custody of tapped phone conversations October 25, 2013

    In a move to ensure safe custody of tapped telephone conversations, government has amended an agreement with telecom operators under which they will have to be connected to Centralised Monitoring System (CMS) being set up for interception of all telecom and Internet services. In the aftermath of leaking of tapped conversations...
  • How Twitter's new blue-line conversations feature is a workaround for the 140-character limit August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: 140-characters - the biggest limitation on Twitter is also its greatest advantage. To say more within that restriction some users get clever with words, others use SMS lingo or third-party services such as TwitLonger. But all this could soon end as more and more users discover an innovative...
  • UAE to host International Conference for Plastics Conversion August 26, 2013

    The Expo Centre Sharjah will play host to the fifth International Conference for Plastics Conversion, the high-profile industry gathering of plastic converters scheduled for 2014, an official release said on Sunday. GPCA PlastCon 2014 will be organised in association with Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association here from April 7 to 10...
  • India will be safe only when Hindus are in a majority: Naidu April 8, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said his party would bring an anticonversion law if it comes to power at the Centre. Addressing a gathering in Visakhapatnam, he said BJP is totally opposed to conversions and the country would only be safe when Hindus...
  • Pak: Hindus protest after woman converted to Islam March 30, 2013

    Islamabad: Members of Pakistan's minority Hindu community staged a protest in southern Sindh province after a Hindu woman converted to Islam and married a Muslim man, according to a media report on Saturday. The protest and a "wave of anger" within the minority community led to the postponement of polls...
  • Abhishek Bachchan: Mani Ratnam is a cinematic genius November 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Having worked with Mani Ratnam in 'Raavan', 'Guru' and 'Yuva', actor Abhishek Bachchan says the ace director is a cinematic genius. Abhishek, 36, who proved his mettle as an actor with the 2004 hit 'Yuva' after delivering 17 poorly received films, recently read the book titled 'Conversations With Mani Ratnam'. ...
  • New technology allows governments to tap conversations on Skype November 22, 2012

    London: New eavesdropping technology could allow government agencies to 'silently record' conversations on internet chat services like Skype. Until now, so called voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services have been difficult to tap into, because of the way they send information over the web. The services convert analogue audio signals...
  • Honour killings, forced conversions: Pak moving towards the Dark Ages? August 24, 2012

    Honour killings, blasphemy, forced conversions. Is Pakistan moving towards the Dark Ages? ...