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Updated : 2 years ago IST
Davanagere (Karnataka) [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday got visibly irked and offered to resign while attending an event here, after a seer of Panchamsali sect of Lingayats, Swami Vachananda, demanded ministerial berth for BJP MLA Murugesh Nirani.
Updated : 2 years, 7 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 27 (ANI): Karnataka Home Minister MB Patil on Monday clarified his party MLA BC Patil's comment about Congress "neglecting" Lingayats in the Lok Sabha polls and said that elections are won with the support of all communities of the society.
Updated : 3 years, 1 month ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI): The Lingayat Dharma Sabha on Wednesday sought the support of the National Minority Commission for legal recognition of Lingayats as a distinct religion.
New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Seers and members of Lingayat community held a protest on Wednesday at Jantar Mantar seeking independent status for Lingayat religion.
Updated : 3 years, 9 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 25 (ANI): The Rashtriya Basava Sena on Tuesday claimed that the Lingayat community in poll-bound Karnataka no longer sees former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa as a leader.
Aurangabad, (Maharashtra) [India] Apr 8 (ANI): The All India Lingayat Coordination Committee carried out a protest rally outside the Divisional Commissioner's office in Maharashtra's Aurangabad on Sunday demanding a constitutional recognition for Lingayat community.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): Following the declaration of minority status to the Lingayat and Veerashaiva communities, the State government wrote to the Centre recommending the official recognition of the two communities as religious minorities.
Tumkur (Karnataka) [India], Mar. 28 (ANI): Seer Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru of Chitradurga Mutt on Wednesday wrote a letter to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, requesting him to support the Karnataka government's decision of granting minority status to Lingayats community.
Updated : 3 years, 10 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): Shamanuru Shivashankarappa, president of the All India Veerashaiva Mahasabha, claimed that the Karnataka Government's move to grant a separate religion status to the Lingayat community was clearly made keeping forthcoming assembly elections in mi
Begaluru (Karnataka) [India], Mar 23 (ANI): The Karnataka Government on Friday declared minority status to the Lingayats community.
New Delhi [India], Mar 20 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday said that decision on the issue of granting separate religion status to the Lingayats community will only be taken once the proposal is presented before them.
New Delhi [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Congress leader and Akhila Bharatha Veerashaiva Mahasabha president Shamanur Shivashankarappa on Tuesday refused to accept the decision of the Karnataka Government on giving separate religion status to the Lingayats community.