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'Make prostitution legal to curb rapes'

Woman seer in Karnataka flays girls who wear skimpy clothes. BENGALURU: A PROMINENT religious head of Lingayats — Karnataka's largest community — has kicked up a storm by saying that provocative dressing sense of women has led to a steep rise ... Yahoo! India, 1 week ago

Legalise prostitution to check rapes, says Mathe Mahadevi

Lingayat spiritual head Mathe Mahadevi has supported legalising prostitution to check the increasing sex crimes against children and women. According to her, there has been a worrying increase in rapes in the recent past. There have also been demands to ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Horatti says seer will not abdicate peetha

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Although the head of North Karnataka's prominent Lingayat Math Moorusavir Math, Sri Gurusiddhar Rajayogindra Swami who had spoken about abdicating the peetha has returned to Hubli, there is still confusion ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Moorusavir Math Swami returns, rubbishes kidnap allegations  The Hindu2 weeks ago

Moorusavir Mutt Seer Does a U-turn, Will Stay On

HUBLI: Hopes of some influential local Lingayat leaders were dashed as Gurusidda Rajayogindra Mahaswami on Wednesday decided to continue as head of the Moorusavir Mutt Peetha. The leaders had hoped that Dingaleshwar Swami of Bale Hosur Mutt would ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

State uses quota card again, Lingayat sect to get OBC status

State uses quota card again, Lingayat sect to get OBC status Friday, 29 August 2014 - 6:33am IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Dhaval Kulkarni The Congress and NCP are using the quota card with alacrity to get an edge over others during the assembly elections ...
 DNA1 month ago Now, Lingayats in OBC bracket  Asian Age1 month ago OBC status for Lingayat sub-castes in Maharashtra  The Hindu1 month ago State govt on please-all spree  The Freepress Journal1 month ago

Inclusion of 10 sub-castes in 'Lingayat' community approved by Maharashtra cabinet

The Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday approved inclusion of ten sub-castes in the 'Lingayat' community in the OBC category and also recommended the Centre to grant minority status to the community. Similarly, a go-ahead was also given for setting up of the ...
 Zee News1 month ago Inclusion of 10 sub-castes in 'Lingayat' community approved  Business Standard1 month ago Maharashtra cabinet inclusion of 10 sub-castes in 'Lingayat' community in OBC category  DNA1 month ago
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BSY slams K'taka Govt's apathy towards farmers

er the bypolls, Lingayat strongman and BJP national vice-president BS Yeddyurappa in his first Press conference on Tuesday in Bangalore after he assumed charge at national level hit out at Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for his apathy towards providing ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago Do not forget the party, KPCC chief tells ministers  Deccan Herald1 month ago Yeddyurappa - The Man on a Mission for BJP  New Indian Express1 month ago Loyalty, organisational utility key to selection of Shah's new team  Business Standard India2 months ago

Pre-poll bonaza: Maharashtra plans OBC status to Lingayat community

In July, the Congress-NCP ruled state government in Maharashtra announced 16 percent reservation in government jobs and education for the politically powerful Maratha community and 5 percent reservation for Muslims. The post Pre-poll bonaza: Maharashtra plans ...
 First Post.com1 month ago Maharashtra government puts reservation ball in Narendra Modi's court  DNA India2 months ago Government plans reservations for 36 communities  Asian Age2 months ago

Govt sets up committee to study demand of Lingayat community

Maharashtra government today decided to constitute a committee headed by senior minister Dilip Sopal to examine demands of the Lingayat community for reservations and granting minority status. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan told reporters after the cabinet ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Maharashtra government sets up committee to study demand of Lingayat community for reservations  DNA2 months ago

State's caste census will be inquisitive about conversions

The proposed caste census has already made the dominant vote-banks of Lingayats and Vokkaligas restless, apprehensive as they are that it will lead to their fragmentation and thereby weakening them as a political force. Now, the census by the ...
 Bangalore Mirror23 hours ago Caste census to begin in Nov  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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