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The Panchamasali Lingayat community is one of the largest sub-sect within the Lingayat community.(ANI/Twitter)

Who is stirring the caste cauldron in Karnataka?

By Venkatesha Babu, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 07:08 PM IST
  • The Karnataka government has blamed the opposition for fishing in troubled waters by trying to take political advantage of the agitations but Yediyurappa may have to look within.
Members of the Panchamasali (Lingayat) community during a rally demanding for the inclusion of Lingayat community in the 2A reservation category, in Bengaluru, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021.(PTI)
Members of the Panchamasali (Lingayat) community during a rally demanding for the inclusion of Lingayat community in the 2A reservation category, in Bengaluru, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021.(PTI)

New quota requests add to Karnataka's existing pile

By Sharan Poovanna, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 09:28 AM IST
  • Some of the requests by Karnataka caste groups are at least 5-10 years old, highlighting slow pace of progress
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa has said that his government would do whatever was possible within the ambit of the law and the Constitution.(PTI File Photo)
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa has said that his government would do whatever was possible within the ambit of the law and the Constitution.(PTI File Photo)

Quota crisis in Karnataka: Panchamasalis to hold rally in Bengaluru on Sunday

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:52 PM IST
Chief minister BS Yediyurappa had earlier this month ordered for a detailed assessment and report on the socio-economic conditions of the Panchamasali Lingayats.
DK Shivakumar was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate.(PTI)
DK Shivakumar was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate.(PTI)

Vokkaliga organisations protest against DK Shivakumar’s arrest

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 12:26 AM IST
Though protests had been held before, this was the first where DK Shivakumar’s arrest was painted as an attack on the Vokkaliga community, which is dominant in the southern Old Mysuru region of the state
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