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Eye on 2018, BJP tries to reach out to Lingayats

Davanagere: Organized to celebrate the NDA's two years in office at the Centre, the BJP's Vikas Parv rally in Davanagere on Sunday also served as an occasion to kick start preparations for the 2018 assembly elections. It is believed that the BJP ... Times of India, 1 day ago

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Unscientific! Vokkaligas and Lingayats slam Karnataka caste census

Bengaluru: A meeting of prominent leaders of the Vokkaliga and Veerashaiva communities has urged the state government not to make the report of the caste census public as, they claimed, it was done in an unscientific manner. If the government ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Lingayats, Vokkaligas lash out at caste census findings  Deccan Herald1 week ago Bengaluru: All for Ahinda, what about the others?  Deccan Chronicle2 months ago Ahinda stamp on BSY's new team  Times of India4 days ago
Deccan Chronicle

Karnataka: Census report to be released by June 30

Bengaluru: Despite strong opposition from the Veerashaiva and Lingayat communities to the social, economic and caste census, the state government has decided to make the census report public before June 30. At any cost, we are going to release ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 days ago Meeting on caste census report  Deccan Herald6 days ago Bengaluru casts roadblock for census report  Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Bengaluru: No one believes caste census is real!  Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago

Miffed Lingayat leaders: Symbols are sacred to us

The Parliament security personnel found themselves in a quandary as the metal detector revealed that one of the 25 religious leaders had his private parts covered in a metal casing. After security personnel asked them to remove all the metal objects, ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago Lok Sabha gallery bars entry over metal symbols  Asian Age3 weeks ago Sadhus turned away from Parliament after refusing to take off bracelets  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Siddaramaiah seeks Lingayat PCC chief to neutralise BSY

Chief minister Siddaramaiah has urged the AICC to name a new PCC president from the same community to neutralise the ‘Yeddyurappa effect.’
 Economic Times1 month ago Siddaramaiah urges AICC to name new Lingayat PPC president to neutralise Yeddyurappa effect  Economic Times1 month ago Caste, Sangh affiliations, acceptability dictate choice of BJP state chiefs  DNA1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Saffron spat: Jagadish Shettar, BS Yeddyurappa at loggerheads?

Bengaluru: Is a battle brewing between the BJP's Lingayat titans, B.S. Yeddyurappa and Jagadish Shettar? Sources said the former CMs have been maintaining a safe distance from each other. Mr Shettar has reasons to feel disturbed as the party top ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago

Protest against damage to Basava statue

Hubballi: The Dharwad unit of Vishwa Lingayat Mahasabha staged a protest on Thursday against desecration of Basaveshwar Statue in Alagi village, Kalaburagi district. The rally was taken out from Basava Van to the tahasildar office here. The ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

There is No Sin or Merit for Sages who Disappear

BENGALURU: Bengaluru-based author Basrur Subba Rao's book Lingayata Philosophy explores it as a faith that started out in the 12th century as opposed to 15th century Virashaivism. The 344-page tome that the former IAS officer took five years to ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Reach out to depressed classes: Governor

Vala attends function at Bhalki Math Lingayats should include members of the depressed classes while organising programmes meant to spread the philosophy of Basaveshwara, Governor Vajubhai Vala said in Bhalki on Wednesday. He was speaking at the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Interesting Political Journey of B S Yeddyurappa

Known as the most popular Lingayat leader, B S Yeddyurappa was named BJP President for Karnataka state on the 8th of April 2016. He has a tall task to achieve which is to unite and consolidate BJP in Karnataka and lead the party during 2018 Assembly ...
 Oneindia1 month ago
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