Lingayat community

Panchamasali leaders to take a call today: Seer 

Swamiji said the community’s executive committee meeting will be held at the Freedom Park, where the dharna is being held for the last 70 days, and a decision will be taken.

published on : 25th March 2023

BJP falls back on Yediyurappa, makes him 'mascot' for Assembly polls

It's now quite evident from the BJP's campaign narrative that the party is banking on the "Yediyurappa factor" and putting him up as the "poster boy" by leveraging his clout to the hilt.

published on : 5th March 2023

Karnataka: Panchamasali Lingayat hold padayatra in Belagavi for reservation

Raut yesterday sparked a controversy by saying, "We will enter Karnataka like China has entered the country".

published on : 22nd December 2022

RIP Umesh Katti: BJP leader persisted relentlessly for North Karnataka statehood

Umesh Katti contested all the elections to the state assembly (since 1985) from JDU and JDS until he contested the 2008 election on a BJP ticket.

published on : 7th September 2022

In bid to win Lingayat support, Gandhi visits Murugha Mutt

The visit is significant in the run-up to the 2023 Assembly elections as Congress is trying to win the support of the Lingayat community.

published on : 4th August 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

Poll gambit: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah clears religion tag for Lingayats

Congress government in poll-bound Karnataka decided to recommend to Centre to grant religious minority tag to the numerically strong and politically-influential Lingayat and Veerashaiva Lingayats.

published on : 19th March 2018

Lingayat issue: Seers caution CM Siddaramaiah against religion tag

The seers submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister and said Veerashaivas and Lingayats were one and the same. They urged Siddaramaiah not to divide the community.

published on : 16th March 2018