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Under BS Yediyurappa, Karnataka's Lingayat community mounts massive return to helm of state politics
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Under BS Yediyurappa, Karnataka's Lingayat community mounts massive return to helm of state politics

Of the 224 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka, over 100 constituencies in north Karnataka are dominated by the Lingayats and are the deciding factor for a candidate's victory

Narendra Modi condoles demise of Lingayat leader Shivakumara Swamiji, says seer lived for 'poor and vulnerable'
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Narendra Modi condoles demise of Lingayat leader Shivakumara Swamiji, says seer lived for 'poor and vulnerable'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the demise of a prominent Lingayat seer, saying he lived for the people, especially the poor. The seer of Tumakuru-based Siddaganga Math, 111-year-old Shivakumara Swamiji, who was known as the 'Walking God', died on Monday after a prolonged illness.

Karnataka poll results: BJP has a few options at its disposal to go from 104 seats to the magic number of 112
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Karnataka poll results: BJP has a few options at its disposal to go from 104 seats to the magic number of 112

For the BJP that looks at Karnataka as its gateway to south India, BS Yeddyurappa will need eight more MLAs to force open the door to the seat of power in the Vidhana Soudha

Who will be next Chief Minister of Karnataka? Lingayat strongman BS Yeddyurappa likely to become CM for third time
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Who will be next Chief Minister of Karnataka? Lingayat strongman BS Yeddyurappa likely to become CM for third time

The BJP looks set to storm to victory in Karnataka with a simple majority, thereby being in a position to form government on its own without any help from allies. If it does so, BS Yeddyurappa will become chief minister for the third time

Siddaramaiah won't stand in way of Dalit CM: A look back at communities to which Karnataka CMs belonged
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Siddaramaiah won't stand in way of Dalit CM: A look back at communities to which Karnataka CMs belonged

Siddaramaiah on Sunday gave his strongest indication yet that he was cognisant of the notion that he may have to step aside as chief ministerial candidate even if his party is part of a ruling coalition in the state

Karnataka polls: RSS strongman Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat says 'blind' Siddaramaiah engineered communal divide for political gain
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Karnataka polls: RSS strongman Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat says 'blind' Siddaramaiah engineered communal divide for political gain

Firstpost caught up with RSS strongman Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat for a chat ahead of the Karnataka polls

Karnataka polls: Advantage BJP as Congress looks set to console itself with another 'moral victory'
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Karnataka polls: Advantage BJP as Congress looks set to console itself with another 'moral victory'

With Modi hitting the Karnataka campaign trail with an aggressive no-holds-barred attack on Rahul Gandhi and the Karnataka government, the slog overs have suddenly become more exciting

From London, Narendra Modi to pursue Lingayat votes back home: Decoding PM's UK visit ahead of Karnataka polls
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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.

Election Commission will announce Karnataka Assembly election dates at 11 am today: Key developments
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Election Commission will announce Karnataka Assembly election dates at 11 am today: Key developments

The Election Commission of India will announce dates for the Karnataka Assembly election on Tuesday at 11 am, reports said

Amit Shah on two-day visit to Karnataka to counter Siddaramaiah's Lingayat card, calls CM 'Ahindu' for dividing religion
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Amit Shah on two-day visit to Karnataka to counter Siddaramaiah's Lingayat card, calls CM 'Ahindu' for dividing religion

Shah said that the proposal, which was rejected by the then Manmohan Singh government at the Centre in 2013, was only aimed at creating confusion among people

Cabinet reshuffle: Lingayats from North Karnataka have no representation, says BJP MP Suresh Angadi
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Cabinet reshuffle: Lingayats from North Karnataka have no representation, says BJP MP Suresh Angadi

BJP MP Suresh Angadi faulted the state leadership for the dominant Lingayat community from north Karnataka not being included in the Union Cabinet.