D K Shivakumar

CBI raids multiple properties of DK Shivakumar

It may be recalled that Congress leaders had protested when Shivakumar was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) about a fortnight ago.

published on : 29th September 2022

Betrayal by Azad, say Mallikarjuna Kharge, D K Shivakumar

The Congress is fighting the onslaught on constitutional aspirations of minorities and Dalits by communal forces, and is working to unite the country, Kharge said.

published on : 27th August 2022

Karnataka opposition demands tax cuts, decrease in fuel prices citing fall in crude oil rates

Citing falling crude oil rates, opposition leaders in Karnataka have demanded that the government bring down prices of petrol and diesel, to ease the burden on the common man.

published on : 26th August 2022

Corruption at new high in Bommai-led government, says Karnataka Congress chief D K Shivakumar

Contractors are alleging that the government charges 40 per cent commission to clear their bills, and have raised the issue of harassment by the government.

published on : 26th August 2022

'Karnataka Congress a united house; party will fight polls under collective leadership': Shivakumar

There have been reports recently of differences between Shivakumar and former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah who are considered front-runners for the CM face.

published on : 18th August 2022

D K Shivakumar vs Siddaramaiah: Congress in Karnataka battling groupism ahead of polls

Though both Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar overtly express the same opinion or feeling, their loyalists and camps are hellbent to project their respective leader, making things messy.

published on : 31st July 2022

Karnataka textbook row: Forum holds protest, sets 10-day deadline for government with demands

It also sought the resignation of Primary and Secondary Education Minister B C Nagesh for the textbook controversy.

published on : 18th June 2022

Congress to take out ‘Raj Bhavan Chalo’ rally today

Congress president D K Shivakumar said that the Congress is protesting against the vindictive politics and the misuse of central agencies

published on : 16th June 2022

Parameshwara skips Siddaramaiah events, sparks talk of rift in state Congress

Congress leaders were out in full strength at three events of AHINDA (acronym for minorities, backward classes and Dalits) in Tumakuru on Sunday.

published on : 23rd May 2022

'We want Priyanka Gandhi to concentrate on South too': Karnataka Congress chief

This comes amid speculation in a section of the Karnataka Congress leaders, including Shivakumar, that it wants her to contest the June 10 Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka.

published on : 19th May 2022

'All of you speak at night': Yatnal accuses Yediyurappa, Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar and Kumaraswamy of 'adjustment politics'

The Vijayapura City MLA accused them of favouring each other, no matter whoever is in power.

published on : 6th May 2022

Congress ready if early elections are held in Karnataka: D K Shivakumar

Asked about him specifically mentioning November 27 as the date of announcement, he said, "We too get certain information, as you people (reporters) get."

published on : 29th March 2022

Congress not against introduction of Bhagavad Gita in school curriculum: D K Shivakumar

Let them introduce it, but since this is a secular country, Bible and Quran should also be introduced in Moral Science, said D K Shivakumar.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Centre noncommittal over Mekedatu, Bommai must quit as CM: Shivakumar

Basavaraj Bommai, in his budget, had earmarked Rs 1,000 crore to take up the Mekedatu project, but only after getting environmental clearance.

published on : 7th March 2022

Congress leader DK Shivakumar was in RML Hospital with high BP

 Congress leader D K Shivakumar was discharged from Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital on Wednesday afternoon after spending a night there. 

published on : 5th September 2019

Karnataka crisis: Congress initiates backchannel negotiations to win back rebel MLAs

Congress's troubleshooter and Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar reached the residence of Housing Minister M T B Nagaraj at about 5 AM and camped there for almost four-and-a-half hours.

published on : 13th July 2019

Siddaramaiah's talk will not affect HD Kumaraswamy-led government: DK Shivakumar

Only AICC president Rahul Gandhi and AICC general secretary K C Venugopal are authorised to speak about the functioning of the coalition government, Shivakumar said. 

published on : 28th June 2018

15 Congress and 10 JD(S) MLAs sworn-in as Karnataka cabinet ministers; seven berths still vacant

JD(S)' G T Deve Gowda- the giant slayer who defeated former CM Siddaramaiah in Chamundeshwari with a landslide margin- were sworn in amid loud cheer by supporters.

published on : 6th June 2018

Post Karnataka, regional leaders speak of opposition unity, but ask Congress to be flexible

The Congress understands the need to keep regional parties happy, which explains why it agreed to form ally with the Karnataka government led by HD Kumaraswamy of the JD(S).

published on : 20th May 2018