Lingayat mutt in Karnataka's Gadag district appoints married Muslim man as pontiff; to take charge on 26 Feb
A Lingayat seminary in Gadag district of northern Karnataka is all set to get a Muslim man as its pontiff.
Narendra Modi pays tribute to Basaveshwara in London ahead of Karnataka polls: How dailies covered event
Following Narendra Modi's visit, most English language newspapers in Karnataka plastered photographs of the PM garlanding or standing next to Basaveshwara's statue on their front pages.
From London, Narendra Modi to pursue Lingayat votes back home: Decoding PM's UK visit ahead of Karnataka polls
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be paying tribute to 12th Century Lingayat philosopher and social reformer Basaveshwara at his statue on the banks of the river Thames during his visit to the United Kingdom this week.
Narendra Modi's speech in Parliament: Behind emotion and drama was carefully-calibrated electoral strategy
Modi was his usual self, entirely focussed on delivering his speech. As soon as he entered the hall, he realised that a belligerent Opposition was hellbent on disrupting his speech
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah says he is not 'dividing any religion' amid criticism over status for Veerashivas, Lingayats
Amid raging differences on the issue of separate religion status to Veerashivas/Lingayats, Siddaramaiah said he was not making attempts to divide any religion
Lingayat religious issue: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah says govt has nothing to do with rallies
Amidst an intensified campaign for a separate religious status to Veerashaivas-Lingayat faith, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said the government has nothing to do with the rallies being organised in this regard.