Panchamasalis end quota stir after BSY promises decision in six months

First victory, says seer; BSY assures appropriate action after commission, panel submit report

published on : 16th March 2021

Panchamasali stir: Protesters put off strike

The protest by Lingayat Panchamasali community activists continued at Freedom Park on Thursday, but the indefinite hunger strike they had planned has been put off.

published on : 5th March 2021

Panchamasalis firm about hunger strike plan

He said many from the Panchamasalis will join the hunger strike.  

published on : 26th February 2021

Panchamasali stir continues, seer mulls action against two ministers

The government is said to be trying to contain the situation and stop the agitation before the seer goes on a hunger strike.

published on : 24th February 2021

Panchamasalis want ‘payback’ from BSY for being ‘vote bank’

Bearing the brunt of this intensified agitation is Yediyurappa’s image of the undisputed Lingayat leader.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Quota row: Ministers lash out at Lingayat seers

Patil minced no words as he called out his party MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal and Congress leader Vijayananda Kashappanavar for misusing the issue.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Traffic hit as protesters march to Freedom Park in Bengaluru

Traffic was thrown out of gear as thousands of people, who attended the Panchamasali Lingayat convention at Palace Grounds, attempted to march towards Vidhana Soudha, on Sunday.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Yediyurappa caught in a Catch-22 situation over Lingayat quota

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa seems to be in an unenviable position – he has been under tremendous pressure from various communities demanding better reservation.

published on : 18th February 2021

Seers seek OBC tag for all Veerashaiva-Lingayats

Sree Dingaleshwara Swamiji said that it was the Union  Government that has so far not accorded the OBC status to Veerashaiva-Lingayats.

published on : 14th February 2021

Now, Upparas too raise their demand for quota

Now, the Uppara community leaders have decided to take to the streets urging the Karnataka government and the PM Modi to consider their decades-old demand.

published on : 8th February 2021

Govt steps on Lingayat Corpn subject to our orders, says HC

The petitioner argued that the Veerashaiva Lingayats constitute 17 per cent of the total population in the state.

published on : 15th December 2020

Congress leaders to brainstorm on bypoll loss, OBC tag

They are also expected to take up the issue of OBC tag to Lingayats that Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is proposing.

published on : 30th November 2020

How BJP stopped OBC tag for Lingayats in the nick of time 

But they worked hard behind the scenes and pulled the strings at the very top to checkmate the chief minister.

published on : 30th November 2020

Report from commission a must: Siddaramaiah on Veerashaiva-Lingayat OBC tag

The government seems to have not taken the Commission seriously, he said.

published on : 29th November 2020

BSY defers move on OBC tag for Lingayats

The CM was originally scheduled to address the media and make an announcement on Friday, urging the Centre to approve the OBC tag to the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community.

published on : 28th November 2020
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