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Will separating Lingayats from Hindus help Karnataka Congress?

Arti Ghargi

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the Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka finally accorded the separate religion tag to the Lingayat community. The issue that has taken the state politics by storm ahead of assembly polls finally showed a progress with Siddaramaiah accepting the demand of the community to identify them as a separate religion from that of Hinduism.On Monday, the Karnataka Chief Minister held a marathon of meetings of his cabinet. According to sources, the meeting was chaotic as many had different opinions on the matter. The government also held discussions with powerful Lingayat seers. When the demand was raised by the community, a separate Justice Nagamohan Das Committee was constituted to study the issue. It had asked the state to accord a separate religion tag to Lingayats. The state cabinet accepted the recommendation.
The state government assured the community that it will also recommend the Centre to grant the separate religion tag to Lingayat community. With this move, the state Congress government has put the ball in BJP’s court. On the other hand, BJP which was opposing the move from beginning accused Siddaramaiah of playing vote bank politics.

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Why does China support Masood Azhar?

Sujit Nair

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Yesterday, while China said they condemn the terror attack on CRPF jawans, it refused to declare Masood Azhar a global terrorist. The question remains as to what is it that China aims to have by leaving a terror outfit scot free? Why does China want Masood Azhar? Mr. Sujit Nair, Managing Editor of HW News Network and Mr. Seshadri Chari, Foreign Affairs expert share their insights and takes on the matter.

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Was the Union Budget 2019 an interim budget in actual sense?

Akhilesh Bhargava

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With full tax rebate upto 5 lakh annual income after all deductions and Rs. 6,000 annual for the farmers, was this budget an interim one in actual sense or was it that it was a purely election based budget? Mr. Akhilesh Bhargava, Business Editor of HW Business and Finance and Mr. Sunil Nayak a finance expert share their insights on the matter.

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Is Priyanka Gandhi the answer to Congress’ U.P. problem?

Sujit Nair

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With Priyanka Gandhi making a formal entry into active politics and becoming the General Secretary for eastern Uttar Pradesh will she solve the Congress’ problem of Uttar Pradesh? Will she turn the tables for the existing political scenario in Uttar Pradesh? Mr. Sujit Nair, Managing Editor of HW News Network, shares his insights and takes on the matter in this exclusive video.

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