Comment against Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika lands Mallikarjun Kharge in soup; Assam police files case against Congress leader
Police have registered a case against senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge over his remark on Assam's legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, officials said on Sunday.
Mann ki Baat: Narendra Modi praises EC for strengthening democracy; says India will mark presence on moon with Chandrayaan-2
Addressing the nation in the 52nd episode of his Mann Ki Baat radio programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the EC for its meticulous organising abilities.
Mann ki Baat: Narendra Modi pays tribute to Lingayat seer Shivakumara Swami, urges youth to register to vote in Lok Sabha elections
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the first edition of Mann ki Baat of this year, on Sunday paid tribute to late Shivakumar Swami, the pontiff of Sree Siddaganga Matha who recently passed away after a prolonged illness in Karnataka's Tumkur, saying that he had dedicated his entire life to social service, working for the social and educational welfare of scores of people.
Modi has time for celebrity weddings, not Siddaganga seer's funeral: G Parameshwara questions PM's silence on Bharat Ratna for 'Swamiji'
Parameshwara, in his tweet, noted that while Modi was busy attending "celebrity weddings" and meeting movie stars, the prime minister did not have the time to attend the "funeral of NaDedāDuva devaru".
Shivakumara Swami's last rites performed with full state honours, thousands gather to pay tribute to Lingayat seer
Among prominent people who paid their last respects to Shivakumara Swamiji were former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who attended the ceremony on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Shivakumara Swami's funeral today: As devotees throng Lingayat seer's Siddaganga mutt, traffic in Tumakuru diverted
The state government declared a three-day state mourning from Monday. All schools, colleges and government offices will remain closed owing to Shivakumara's demise. The seer will be laid to rest at the mutt on Tuesday, in view of which the district authorities have made elaborate security arrangements.
Daily Bulletin: Karnataka's Shivakumara Swami's last rites at 4.30 pm; Narendra Modi to inaugurate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Varanasi; Lingayat seer Shivakumara Swami's last rites will be performed with full state honours in Tumakuru; and more.
Shivakumara Swami's 111 years will be remembered as a life dedicated to simplicity, learning and service to society
The "Walking God" as he is reverentially called, the 111-year old Sree Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga mutt has left an indelible imprint with his stellar contributions in education sector and philanthropy targeted at children in whom he saw the Almighty.
Shivakumara 'Walking God' Swami passes away: Why Karnataka politics and Siddaganga mutt seer were inseparable
Shivakumara was not like other Lingayat seers. He kept his distance from politics and reportedly did not openly take sides.