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The Lingayats who are the largest community in the state at 17% are considered to be the backbone of the BJP support base, with Yediyurappa seen as the tallest leader of the community.(PTI PHOTO.)

Seer threatens to destabilise BJP govt in Karnataka if nominee is not made minister

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 10:53 PM IST
In January too, another Lingayat seer Vachananda Swami had made a similar demand that in case Murugesh Nirani was not inducted, the Panchamsali Lingayats would withdraw their support.
Kanwad Yatra is in full swing nowadays .Devotees of Shiv from Jhunjhnu (Rajsthan) with Kanwad are passing through Rohtak Photo by Manoj Dhaka/HindustanTimes
Kanwad Yatra is in full swing nowadays .Devotees of Shiv from Jhunjhnu (Rajsthan) with Kanwad are passing through Rohtak Photo by Manoj Dhaka/HindustanTimes

Kanwad Yatra can evolve, blend social, religious duties, says prominent seer

Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 11:25 PM IST
Some Hindu religious leaders want that from next year the Kanwad Yatra should also associate with social causes like ensuring the numerous routes they undertake stay clean, saying no to plastics and giving the message of water conservation.
Saints from across the country will converge in Ayodhya on June 3 to discuss the construction of the Ram temple at a meeting convened by the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas(HTPhoto)
Saints from across the country will converge in Ayodhya on June 3 to discuss the construction of the Ram temple at a meeting convened by the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas(HTPhoto)

Seers plan Ayodhya meeting in June over Ram temple

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 08:02 AM IST
The Supreme Court, in March, had appointed a three-member mediation panel to resolve the age-old Ayodhya dispute within eight weeks.
Uttar Pradesh government will install a 221-metre bronze statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.(HT Photo)
Uttar Pradesh government will install a 221-metre bronze statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.(HT Photo)

Seers oppose Uttar Pradesh government’s proposal to make Lord Ram’s statue on the banks of Sarayu

Varanasi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 08:21 AM IST
Opposing the Yogi Adityanath government’s proposal to install a 221-metre statue of Lord Ram on the bank of the Sarayu, the Dwarka Peeth seer said it was an inappropriate step which was also against people’s faith.
During his fast, GD Agarwal (pictured) had donated his body to AIIMS, Rishikesh.(PTI/File Photo)
During his fast, GD Agarwal (pictured) had donated his body to AIIMS, Rishikesh.(PTI/File Photo)

Seers take Save Ganga agitation forward

Haridwar/Dehradun | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 11:58 PM IST
Swami Gopal Das on Friday started indefinite hunger strike at Matri Sadan to take forward the save Ganga crusade started by environmental activist GD Agarwal, who died at a Rishikesh hospital on the 112th day of his fast.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at Hari Har Ashram in Haridwar after interacting with seers and spiritual leaders on Wednesday.(RAMESHWAR GAUR/HT PHOTO)
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at Hari Har Ashram in Haridwar after interacting with seers and spiritual leaders on Wednesday.(RAMESHWAR GAUR/HT PHOTO)

After BJP president, RSS chief now holds meeting with seers in Haridwar

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2018 10:13 PM IST
Three days after BJP national president Amit Shah met saints and spiritual leaders in Haridwar, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat held a closed door meetings with them on Wednesday
The laser show presented at the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand. The show, titled ‘The Eternal Shiva’, was introduced at the shrine this year as a new attraction for devotees.(Video Grab)
The laser show presented at the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand. The show, titled ‘The Eternal Shiva’, was introduced at the shrine this year as a new attraction for devotees.(Video Grab)

Seers oppose laser show in Kedarnath shrine, urge govt to reconsider decision

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2018 10:08 PM IST
Laser show, a new attraction introduced at the Kedarnath shrine this year, has not gone down well with a section of seers who demanded its immediate closure
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