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Congress playing with fire, says BJP as Karnataka recognises Lingayat as separate religion
The Congress has now dared the BJP to clarify its stand on the Karnataka's powerful Lingayats. New Delhi: The BJP appears to be in a fix and has slammed the Karnataka government for its decision to recommend separate religion status for the state's powerful ...
 Zee News6 hours ago
Govt trying to divide society, destroy Basava ideals: BJP
The state BJP on Monday accused the ruling Congress of trying to divide society by according separate religion status to Lingayats. "This is a devious and sinister design on the part of the Congress government ahead of the elections...The BJP stands for the ...
 Deccan Herald10 hours ago
Karnataka cabinet's decision on Lingayats divisive: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called the Karnataka's Congress government decision on Monday to recognise the Hindu sects of Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats as separate religion an attempt to "divide the Hindu society".The party's Lok Sabha member ...
 Prokerala17 hours ago
Congress move to woo Lingayats in Karnataka not foolproof, BJP wary too
The Lingayats are nearly16% of the population in Karnataka and are influential in almost 100 of the 224 Assembly seats in the state. Karnataka will face Assembly elections in a few weeks and the Congress is facing a tough challenge from the Bharatiya Janata ...
 Zee News18 hours ago
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Karnataka Lingayat religion row: Congress' decision a blow for BJP? updates
Our fight is not new, it has been a 900-year-old fight and it has taken a shape now: Lingayat seers BS Web Team | New Delhi Last Updated at March 19, 2018 22:25 IST Bengaluru: People belongs to Veershaiva Community protesting against the Separate Lingayat ...
 Business Standard19 hours ago
Muslim leaders in Congress flag minority tag for Lingayats
Chief Minister Siddaramaiahs eagerness to woo Lingayats seems to have landed the state government in deep trouble. After Veerashaivas, minority leaders in the Congress, especially Muslims, have now flagged the move to declare Lingayats as a religious ...
 Deccan Herald6 days ago
Separate religion tag for Lingayats: BJP says Siddaramaiah playing with fire
The BJP on Monday slammed the Karnataka government for its decision to recommend separate religion status for Lingayats, accusing Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of "playing with fire for vote back politics". Party general secretary in-charge of Karnataka P ...
 Deccan Herald14 hours ago
Minority tag: Siddaramaiah takes calculated risk ahead of polls
With the decision to accord separate religion status to Lingayats despite stiff opposition from various quarters, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah appears to have taken a calculated risk ahead of the elections. The move is aimed not only at pleasing Lingayats, who ...
 Deccan Herald14 hours ago
Siddaramaiah may bite the bullet on Lingayat row at Cabinet meet on Monday
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is determined to take a decision on the contentious Lingayat religion row, it is learnt. This despite coming under pressure from various quarters. The report of an expert committee, which has recommended religious minority status ...
 Deccan Herald2 days ago


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