February 20, 2020 4:57 pm
"Nobody asked me to do it, the Almighty came and intervened my thoughts to guide me towards taking this step. Everyone around has been very supportive and cooperative in helping me come here and take charge," Sharief said
January 21, 2019 5:18 pm
Karnataka, which is home to the maximum number of followers in the country, declared a three-day mourning in the state. Swami's body will be cremated on January, 22 at 4.30 pm, Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy stated.
December 20, 2018 6:07 am
Fifteen people have died and at least 100 others are undergoing treatment after they consumed tomato rice served as prasad at Kichugutti Maramma temple of Sulavadi village in the district on December 14.
May 26, 2018 9:23 am
Karnataka: The proposals for a separate flag and minority tag for Lingayats were made by the Congress government under Siddaramaiah just weeks before the Karnataka assembly election was announced.
May 16, 2018 8:11 am
Karnataka Assembly Election Results 2018: The Lingayats, who account for about 17 per cent of the state’s population, influence the outcome in at least 90 of Karnataka’s 224 assembly constituencies.
May 12, 2018 12:24 pm
In village after village, conversations with Lingayats reveal great resentment at the way the government has “divided” the religion and empowered those at the bottom of the social hierarchy.
May 11, 2018 10:11 am
The issue of the recommendation of a separate religion status for the Lingayat community by the Congress government in Karnataka has been a central underlying issue in the Assembly polls, although the political parties themselves never raised it directly in their campaigns.
May 10, 2018 3:20 am
Karnataka Assembly Elections: The stakes were high. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah vacated this seat for his son, Yathindra, and Varuna was a keenly watched seat. Until late April, when Yeddyurappa announced his son would not contest.
May 08, 2018 1:34 am
Karnataka Assembly Elections: In Lingayat bastion where the Jan Sangh had stormed to power in the municipal corporation way back in 1976, Shettar, Nalwad and JD(S) candidate Rajanna Koravi all belong to the Lingayat community.
May 01, 2018 10:02 am
Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: PM Modi will address a rally in Santhemarahalli town of Chamarajanagar district, where the party has never been very strong, as local leaders believe the BJP has the opportunity to make gains in the region.