Congress leader slams Siddaramaiah for his remarks on Lingayat issue

A day after Congress leader Siddaramaiah said Basava Dharma was an independent religion and it was neither inside nor outside of Hinduism, senior party leader Shamanur Shivashankarappa slammed the former Chief Minister for his remarks. Continue Reading

Congress minister apologises over Lingayat issue

In an embarrassment for the Congress, senior leader and Karnataka water resource minister has conceded that his party committed a “major blunder” by recommending religious minority status for the Lingayat community in the run-up to the 12 May assembly polls. Continue Reading