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Hyderabad-Karnataka region top priority: CM

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. (Photo: DC/File) Kalaburagi: In an effort to make inroads into Lingayat-dominated Hyderabad Karnataka region, the Congress government approved a slew of development schemes and enhanced grants for Hyderabad Karnataka ... Deccan Chronicle, 3 weeks ago
Dalit officers upset with CM? Deccan Chronicle, 3 weeks ago

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Bangalore Mirror, 1 month ago

JD(S) not neglecting Muslims, Lingayats: Minister

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Bandeppa Khashempur, the Janata Dal (Secular) leader and former Minister, has claimed that the party was not neglecting the Muslims and Lingayats as being projected by some of the party opponents. Replying ...
 The Hindu4 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 Express1 month 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 Herald2 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 Mirror1 month ago State's caste census will be inquisitive about conversions  Bangalore Mirror1 month ago Caste census raises hackles of dominant communities  The Statesman1 month ago

Dr Vivek H. Murthy

This is going to be a tough job. Not too much of surgery but office work and answering mail. From India itself, Ive received over 25,000 letters, e-mail, not to speak of telephone calls. The Indian media discovered me in a big way and commented I ...
 Outlook India9 hours ago

Maharashtra govt. okays 20 per cent quota for Marathas

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Playing the quota card in the run-up to the State Assembly polls, the Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra declared on Friday that it will clear 20 per cent reservations for the Maratha community.
 The Hindu2 days ago

2000 church blasts conviction upheld

The High Court of Karnataka has upheld the conviction of 20 persons of the Deendar Anjuman sect who had appealed against their conviction by a special court in 2008. They were convicted for causing the serial bomb blasts across Karnataka including ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 days ago

Parameshwara may become minister

New Delhi: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president G Parameshwara may soon be made a minister in the Siddaramaiah government as his tenure as the State party chief will end by the middle of next year. A search for a replacement for ...
 SahiOnline4 days ago
The Week

Caste on a plate

The attendance register at the government higher primary school in Kuppegala village, about 30km from Mysuru, showed 75 absentees. The strength of the school was halved. The missing students, however, were not dropouts, but children of upper caste ...
 The Week5 days ago
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