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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 Age, 19 hours 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 Express2 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 Times3 weeks ago Siddaramaiah urges AICC to name new Lingayat PPC president to neutralise Yeddyurappa effect  Economic Times3 weeks 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 Hindu2 weeks 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 ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Laurels of the Lingayats

Basrur Subba Rao has long believed that reading other people's thoughts gradually atrophies an innate capacity to think for oneself. A voracious reader of philosophical thought, the retired IAS officer took to writing rather later in life. He ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
India Today

Rift within Karnataka Congress as Yeddyurappa returns as BJP head

No Congress leader enjoys the Lingayat community backing as that of Yeddyurappa. Consequently, they want the Congress to appoint a Vokkaliga (second largest community) as the KPCC president to take on Yeddyurappa. BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa was ...
 India Today3 weeks ago Change of leadership in State: S.M. Krishna tipped to succeed Siddharamaiah  Star of Mysore1 week ago Raghu Krishnan: A Congress govt that painted itself into a corner  Business Standard India1 week ago Rift in open: Karnataka Congress divide over Digvijay Singh  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Caste, Sangh affiliations, acceptability dictate choice of BJP state chiefs

Keshav Prasad Maurya, OBC who sold tea and newspapers, in UP, Lingayat leader BS Yeddyurappa returns as Karnataka state president
 DNA3 weeks ago My mission is 150 MLAs, Shah said we are sending you to Karnataka to become the next CM: BSY  Times of India3 weeks ago Two years and counting: Politics, a-churning!  Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago Congress corners BJP over Yeddyurappa appointment as Karnataka chief  Siasat Daily3 weeks ago
Business Standard

BJP bets its all on Yeddyurappa for its re-entry in South India

The decision comes after continuous pressure from Karnataka's powerful Lingayat community Raghu Krishnan | Bengaluru April 9, 2016 Last Updated at 19:11 IST File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with MP B S Yeddyurappa and other leaders at the Kisan ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Siasat Daily

Discrimination: Lambanis are prohibited to enter temples by Upper-caste Lingayats

Chikkamagaluru: Signs of discrimination and divide appear to be void in the world's largest democracy, India. Though our is a secular country where all are supposed to be treated equally, but casteism doesn't seem to leave us. Lord ...
 Siasat Daily1 month ago Upper-caste Lingayats bar entry of Lambanis to temples in Karnataka  One India1 month ago
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