Minister CC Patil, Veerashaiva-Lingayat head fight over ‘30% cut’ allegation

The Swamiji later in the day took it as a challenge and sought a platform to debate the issue and warned Patil that he would expose the minister as well as the state government.

published on : 20th April 2022

Lingayat seer to restart quota agitation for ‘2A’ tag

The Panchamsalis and their affiliate groups overwhelmingly supported the BJP in the previous elections.

published on : 20th April 2022

Karnataka govt collects 30% commission from mutts: Seer

Responding to the charges, Bommai said a thorough probe will be conducted if the Swamiji provides details.

published on : 19th April 2022

Mutt heads watch The Kashmir Files

He observed that the movie is not against any religion and gave a call to Muslims to join hands with their countrymen to check violence and terrorism. 

published on : 23rd March 2022

BJP has no respect for Lingayat workers: AAP leader

Several active workers from the community have suffered a raw deal in the allotment of tickets in the local elections and holding of top positions in recent times, he said.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Panchamasali seer warns of stir for 2A tag

A report by the Backward Castes Commission should be accepted and implemented by April 14, he said.

published on : 16th March 2022

MB Patil to lead Congress campaign for series of polls in Karnataka

“I will do my best and work in close coordination with the PCC president, CLP leader and all other senior leaders,” Patil told The New Indian Express.

published on : 26th January 2022

Winnable Lingayats favourites with BJP, Congress for Belagavi

In Kalaburgi-Yadgir, BJP’s BG Patil, a Lingayat, is the sitting MLC, who is ready to defend his seat again while the Congress is keen on fielding Hanumant Bhusnur.

published on : 19th November 2021

BJP, Congress promote influential Lingayat leaders

Several aspirants for Congress and BJP tickets from many other communities have been ignored in all the four major constituencies of North Karnataka by both the parties. 

published on : 19th November 2021

Panchamasali seers to set up third peeta in Karnataka's Bagalkot district

It is said that the trust is the first step before the new peeta is established with sources saying that the trust will do the groundwork for the third Peeta.

published on : 8th November 2021

Panchamasalis could queer bypoll pitch for BJP in Karnataka 

Koodalasangama Mutt sources said CM Basavaraj Bommai is wary of the Panchamsalis, who dominate his own Shiggaon constituency with around 60,000 community members.

published on : 4th October 2021

Bommai holds talks, Panchamasali quota stir off for now

Meets community leaders at home office, convinces them that issue will be taken up after panel submits report

published on : 2nd October 2021

Panchamasali demand for reservation rocks Karnataka Assembly

The demand for inclusion of the Panchamasali Lingayat community under the 2A category in the state reservation quota echoed in the Assembly on Thursday.

published on : 24th September 2021

Congress Lingayat leaders meet, seek recognition  

The party has seized on Yediyurappa’s removal to play on the community’s emotions. “The BJP and RSS have misused the trust of Lingayat leaders.

published on : 24th September 2021

Former CM Yediyurappa to stay on in 'Cauvery' as Ashoka’s 'long-term guest'

According to rules, BS Yediyurappa can continue to stay in Cauvery for three months after demitting office, after which he will either have to vacate or pay rent.

published on : 6th September 2021
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