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Uplifting gesture by Lingayats

Amid complications like these comes the touching act of the Lingayats of one village being bold enough to appoint a Muslim as head of the mutt.

22 Feb 2020 3:07 AM

Bengaluru: Thousands of Vokkaligas protest against Shivakumar's arrest

Vokkaliga and Lingayat are the two dominant communities of Karnataka.

11 Sep 2019 6:39 PM

Lingayat issue led to Cong defeat: Moily

Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah in the run-up to the May 12 election.

16 May 2018 2:58 AM

Lingayat issue backfires on Cong in Mumbai-K’taka

The Congress which had seven of the eight seats in its kitty in Vijayapura, retained only three this time with three going to BJP and two to JD(S).

16 May 2018 2:22 AM

No sign of a Modi wave, but voters did want to bring change in K’taka

The BJP ended up winning 104 seats, while the Congress ended up winning 78 seats.

16 May 2018 1:06 AM


Pre-poll survey shows Congress is ‘inching ahead’ in Karnataka

Projects 92-102 seats for Cong, 79-89 for BJP & 34-42 for JD-S.

08 May 2018 1:46 AM

Siddaramaiah or BS Yeddyurappa for CM? It’s a close race

The JD(S) Chief Ministerial aspirant H D Kumaraswamy’s name was the preferred Chief Minister by two out of every ten respondents.

24 Apr 2018 2:27 AM

Lingayat move may backfire for Congress

The survey finds only 24 percent (one in four) of the Vokkaligas opting for the Congress over other parties at the moment.

24 Apr 2018 2:19 AM

Survey predicts hung House in Karnataka

BJP likely to emerge as single largest party in state.

24 Apr 2018 1:37 AM

Karnataka CM can smile

This includes wealthy industrialist Ashok Kheny, for whom he wangled Bidar South in the face of objections by senior Congressman Mallikarjun Kharge.

17 Apr 2018 12:11 AM


BJP chief to visit Lingayat mutts during Karnataka tour

The BJP is making an all-out effort to unseat the Congress from the only big state where the Grand Old Party is in power.

26 Mar 2018 5:03 AM

Lingayat minority tag election gimmick: BJP

Yeddyurappa is a Lingayat strongman and BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for the coming Karnataka Assembly polls.

22 Mar 2018 3:46 AM

K'taka Lingayat row: Cong's bid for religion tag sparks debate ahead of polls

Calling K'taka decision height of injustice, Veerashaiva Mahasabha will meet on March 23 to discuss next course of action.

21 Mar 2018 8:45 AM