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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 month ago

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Bangalore Mirror, 3 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Of Men, Movies and Machines

1. Which religious/social community in Karnataka customarily wears an ishta linga in a small casket around the neck? 2. Which animal though not a cow is named as one and therefore survives because Hindus offer it protection? 3. Which famous ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks 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 month 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 month ago Moorusavir Math Swami returns, rubbishes kidnap allegations  The Hindu1 month 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 Express1 month ago Moorusavir Mutt Seer Gets a Jolt  New Indian Express2 days ago

Now, Lingayats in OBC bracket

Community on way to gain minority status? Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections, the Democratic Front-led Congress and NCP has decided to accept all recommendations put forth by the committee set up for inclusion of Lingayat community in the OBC ...
 Asian Age2 months ago Pre-poll bonaza: Maharashtra plans OBC status to Lingayat community  First Post.com2 months 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 News2 months ago Inclusion of 10 sub-castes in 'Lingayat' community approved  Business Standard2 months ago Maharashtra cabinet inclusion of 10 sub-castes in 'Lingayat' community in OBC category  DNA2 months 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 ...
 DNA2 months ago
Bangalore Mirror

Vokkaliga, Lingayat leaders oppose state's caste census

The common perception is that the 'historic' caste census will diminish the dominance of these two castes in the state Any discussion on Karnataka's politics is incomplete without a reference to the dominance of two castes; Lingayats and ...
 Bangalore Mirror3 weeks ago State's caste census will be inquisitive about conversions  Bangalore Mirror4 weeks ago Caste census raises hackles of dominant communities  The Statesman3 weeks ago Caste census to begin in Nov  Deccan Herald2 months ago

IGNOU's Reservation Quota Sparks Protests

BENGALURU: The ongoing BEd admission counselling conducted by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was marred by conflict over reservation provision, at IGNOU Regional Centre, Bengaluru on Friday. Protests broke out on the premises of ...
 New Indian Express2 hours ago Confusion over quota mars Ignou BEd counselling  Deccan Herald2 hours ago
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