religious minority tag

In an embarrassment to Amit Shah, Karnataka Seer commends Siddaramaiah government's move on Lingayats

Shah had met several Lingayat/Veerashaiva seers during his two-day visit to Karnataka, in an apparent move towards keeping the BJP's traditional Lingayat voter base intact, ahead of the polls.

published on : 28th March 2018

Congress doesn't expect "too much" of electoral gain on Lingayat issue: Karnataka PCC chief G Parameshwara

KPCC President maintained that there was no politics in Siddaramaiah government's move for a separate religious minority status for Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats.

published on : 27th March 2018

Congress government Lingayat move aimed at preventing Yeddyurappa from becoming CM: Amit Shah

Amit Shah maintained that Siddaramaiah government's move to accord separate religious minority status to Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats was aimed at preventing Yeddyurappa from becoming CM.

published on : 26th March 2018

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