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The Courageous Professor M M Kalburgi: A Tribute

The Courageous Professor M M Kalburgi: A Tribute

'In today's India very few would, of course, stand Basavanna's test. This led Professor Kalburgi to not only take on casteist and conservative forces in general, but also some powerful conservatives among Lingayats.' 'Conservatives found him polarising and some researchers disagreed with his speculations while admiring his scholarship, but he posited that culture studies and historians have to perforce join the dots, speculate, interpret, interpolate, extrapolate and take leaps to make progress ..., 3 days ago

Don’t sing vachanas, practise them: seer

The vachanas of the 12th century vachanakaras, led by social reformer Basavanna, will be of relevance today only when they are practised, Sri Basava Kumara Swami of Vanashri Samshtan Mutt, Vijayapu...
 The Hindu1 week ago
Bangalore Mirror

Yesterday Basavanna, today Kalburgi

By: Gauri Lankesh It happened sometime in 2003 or 2004. In a small town called Malebennur, Davanagere district, a few Lingayat youths had stripped and raped two women from a minority community and gleefully chanted "Jai Shri Ram". Riots and looting ...
 Bangalore Mirror3 days ago

Students should carve out their success with honesty

Follow Basavanna's principles, says Gubbigudu Ramesh Caption: JSS Mahavidyapeetha College Education Department Assistant Director B. Niranjan Murthy is seen inaugurating the Cultural Programme and Sports Meet held at JSS Pre-University College in ...
 Star of Mysore1 month ago

Similar pistol used in Kalburgi, Dabholkar and Pansare killings

Bullets were fired from a similar country-made pistol to kill Kannada scholar Prof M M Kalburgi in Dharwad, rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune and communist leader Govind Pansare in Kolhapur. But other than the weapon used, the Karnataka police haven't ...
 Deccan Herald3 hours ago
Deccan Chronicle

We owe our identity to Kalburgi: Budga-Beda Jangama

Ballari: A few days after rationalist Kannada scholar Dr M.M. Kalburgi was shot dead by unidentified miscreants at his doorstep in Dharwad, Budga-Beda Jangama, a minor but talented nomadic community of musicians remembers him fondly for throwing ...
 Deccan Chronicle18 hours ago Lingayats opposed Dr Kalburgi  Deccan Chronicle3 days ago
Outlook India

Prof M.M. Kalburgi, A Tireless Researcher

the town of Dharwad a major educational and cultural centre of Karnataka was shocked out of its contented and cultured life, when one of its leading lights Prof M M Kalburgi a renowned researcher into Kannada culture and prolific writer was shot ...
 Outlook India2 days ago
Bangalore Mirror

Catch the loony bin killers: State throws ball to Centre

The state hands over the investigation into Kalburgi's murder to CBI The Congress government in the state on Monday decided to hand over the probe into the murder %of noted historian and rationalist, MM Kalburgi, to the Central Bureau of ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 days ago
Bangalore Mirror

I pity those zealots and their regressive mindset

Writer KS Bhagwan, who got a threatening tweet from a youth soon after the murder of scholar and rationalist Dr MM Kalburgi on Sunday morning, said he felt sorry for such people who failed to understand other people's point of view or didn't want ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 days ago Another rationalist killed: All you need to know about ...  Firstpost.com3 days ago
Outlook Traveller

Mother of all pilgrimages: Kailash Manasarovar

On one of the most difficult yet picturesque journeys to the most sacred site in the world for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains alike-—the Kailash Manasarovar region in Tibet Sonia Jabbar The north face of Mount Kailash as seen from Divapur1/7photos ...
 Outlook Traveller3 days ago
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