Lingayat(Search results - 143)
Top StoriesAug 4, 2021, 12:23 PM IST
29 ministers will take oath, there will be no deputy CM post: Karnataka CM Bommai
The highly anticipated Basavaraj Bommai Cabinet will have 29 ministers. Interestingly, the much-debated deputy CM post will not be there in Bommai's Cabinet and BS Yediyurappa's son BY Vijayendra name does not feature in the list.
Top StoriesAug 1, 2021, 6:39 PM IST
BS Yediyurappa at helm in Ktaka BJP: Leaders lobby for ministerial posts, CM Bommai rushes for consultation
With Karnataka Cabinet expansion expected to take place in the coming week, over half a dozen ministerial aspirants lined up at Lingayat strongman BS Yediyurappa's house for lobbying. Within minutes, CM Basavaraj Bommai also rushed and downplayed the importance, saying that his visit was just to 'consult' his senior.
Top StoriesJul 26, 2021, 12:55 PM IST
Yediyurappa's exit will shrink BJP's social base; golden opportunity for Congress, JDS: Experts
Experts say that BS Yediyurappa resignation from the Karnataka Chief Minister's post will definitely antagonize the dominant Lingayat community and the mutt seers who idolize him.
PoliticsJul 24, 2021, 2:06 PM IST
As CM BS Yediyurappa is set to step down, BJP's probables for the top post
On July 26, the BJP government will not only complete its two years in office but also see a stalwart BJP leader CM BS Yediyurappa step down. As soon as he dropped a hint of stepping down two days ago, a list of names are doing rounds to occupy his chair.
PoliticsJul 22, 2021, 3:31 PM IST
Is Karnataka CM Yediyurappa hinting at exit citing age factor?
As confusion shrouds regarding CM BS Yediyurapp offering to resign, dozens of mutt seers warning BJP of facing the community's wrath are being asked to cooperate and leave it to the high command. The CM said despite the age factor going against him, he was allowed to continue by central leaders and expressed his gratitude.
PoliticsJul 19, 2021, 4:50 PM IST
CM Yediyurappa should be given respect, says Congress Lingayat face MB Patil
Amidst rumours of replacing BS Yediyurappa as CM, not just BJP leaders but Congress leaders also have come in support of him saying he should be treated with utmost dignity for building the party and bringing the saffron party to power.
PoliticsJul 18, 2021, 1:25 PM IST
Many BJP Lingayat leaders willing to join Congress: Karnataka party chief DK Shivakumar
Attacking the Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa-led government in Karnataka, he said there is an instability in the Karnataka state government for the last one year and it is hampering the administration.
Top StoriesJun 15, 2021, 2:50 PM IST
Karnataka: Lingayat seers throw weight behind CM Yediyurappa day before Arun Singh's visit
Sounding a warning to Central BJP leadership in case they try to meddle with CM BS Yediyurappa and attempt to destabilise his administration, Lingayat seers including seers from Malnad region to which CM BS Yediyurappa belongs, have throw weight behind CM Yediyurappa. The warning comes weeks after Yediyurappa's son BY Vijayendra met seers of different mutts and sought their blessing amidst reports to unseat his father.
IndiaNov 2, 2020, 11:56 AM IST
Lingayat forum: CM BS Yediyurappa can only be replaced by another Lingayat
A Lingayat forum in Bengaluru has urged the BJP high command to take a decision to offer the seat of the Chief Minister only to a strong Lingayat candidate if the current CM, BS Yediyurappa is removed.
IndiaJun 23, 2020, 9:12 AM IST
This MLA wants to become Karnataka CM, not minister in BSY Cabinet
Eight-time MLA and Lingayat strongman from Bombay-Karnataka region, Belagavi, former minister Umesh Katti has reportedly expressed his desire to become Karnataka CM and not any minister in the Yediyurappa's Cabinet
IndiaFeb 19, 2020, 5:25 PM IST
Muslim ordained with Linga deeksha, joins CM Yediyurappa's Lingayat community
A man in Gadag district, which is Lingayat hotbed, chose to change his religion and walk on the principles of Lingayat leader Basavanna. Dewan Sharief was ordained with Linga Deeksha and heads a mutt at Ron Taluk. He says he wants to foster peace between Hindus and Muslims
IndiaJan 15, 2020, 12:57 PM IST
Karnataka Congress president post: High command likely to choose DK Shivakumar
With senior Lingayat leader Shamanur Shivshankarappa objecting to MB Patil's candidacy for Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president’s post, and senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel speaking in favour of DK Shivakumar, the latter is likely to take on the reigns of the party in the state
IndiaJan 15, 2020, 12:32 PM IST
Lingayat strongman vs seer: Yediyurappa, Vachanananda Swami argue over ministerial berths
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday threatened to resign after a seer belonging to the Panchamsali sect of Lingayats took a dig at the CM over ministerial berths
IndiaJan 14, 2020, 5:36 PM IST
Karnataka Congress president's post: Former CM Siddaramaiah checkmates DK Shivakumar with MB Patil
To take control over Karnataka Congress affairs, it seems like former CM Siddaramaiah has deliberately suggested MB Patil, a Lingayat, as the next president of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC). Siddaramaiah, along with his followers, is camping in Delhi for the same purpose.