Articles about DK Shivakumar
16 Jul 2020
Only God can save us: Karnataka's Health Minister on coronavirus
With coronavirus cases surging daily across India and the healthcare system on the verge of collapse, the Health Minister of Karnataka said only "God can save us" sparking a controversy.
11 Apr 2020
Karnataka: Defying lockdown, BJP MLA hosts grand birthday party
The rules of lockdown must be followed strictly and no one should step out unless it's absolutely necessary — this is the only message the government has been conveying for the last couple of weeks.
18 Mar 2020
Wearing mask, Digvijaya reaches Bengaluru to meet rebels, custody follows
The political drama of Madhya Pradesh reached Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, this morning when senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh staged a sit-in protest outside a luxury hotel where rebel MLAs are staying.
23 Oct 2019
Delhi High Court grants bail to Congress leader DK Shivakumar
DK Shivakumar, who has built a reputation for being the troubleshooter in Karnataka Congress, was on Wednesday granted bail by the Delhi High Court.
23 Oct 2019
Sonia Gandhi meets DK Shivakumar in Tihar: Details here
Congress is not giving up on its leaders, even the jailed ones. This is the message interim party president Sonia Gandhi sent on Wednesday when she visited DK Shivakumar in Tihar prison.
01 Oct 2019
Shivakumar will remain in Tihar till October 15, rules court
In all likeliness, the woes of Congress leader DK Shivakumar will not end anytime soon.
04 Sep 2019
Caught-on-camera: Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah slaps aide
Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, has become the talking point on social media, but for all the wrong reasons.
04 Sep 2019
DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday night arrested DK Shivakumar, Congress' strongman in Karnataka, in connection to a money laundering case. The agency moved for his arrest after grilling him several times in the last couple of days.
30 Aug 2019
ED summons Congress leader Shivakumar to appear before it
For those who don't know, DK Shivakumar has established himself as the go-to person whenever Congress runs into trouble in Karnataka.
18 Aug 2019
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa to order CBI probe into phone tapping
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he will order an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged phone tapping incidents during the previous Congress-JD(S) coalition government.
31 Jul 2019
Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition
On Tuesday, Congress expelled 14 of its lawmakers who were responsible for bringing down the coalition government in Karnataka.
30 Jul 2019
Karnataka: CCD founder VG Siddhartha goes missing, police launch hunt
VG Siddhartha, the owner-founder of the famous coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day, went missing from Mangaluru in Karnataka on Monday, prompting police to launch a search operation.
15 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police
In a major embarrassment to Congress, fourteen rebel MLAs of Karnataka Assembly wrote a letter to Mumbai Police seeking protection from senior leaders who might meet them.
12 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Rahul says BJP bringing down governments 'using' money
Breaking his stoic silence on the political crisis in Karnataka, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday claimed BJP was "using" money to bring down state governments.
11 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to meet Speaker today
On Thursday, 10 rebel MLAs of Karnataka, who alleged assembly speaker KR Ramesh didn't accept their resignation to save Congress-JD(S) coalition from crumbling, were directed by Supreme Court to meet him at 6 PM.
10 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai
Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who is trying hard to curtail the crisis which has rocked Karnataka's coalition government, was on Wednesday detained by Mumbai Police from outside the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.
09 Jul 2019
Amid Karnataka crisis, why this Mumbai hotel took the spotlight
As the Karnataka government reels under a string of resignations from MLAs of the ruling Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition, an upscale hotel in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex took centerstage.
08 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaPoliticalCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy returns from US; holds series of meetings
Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy returned to Bengaluru on Sunday night after a 10-day US trip following the resignations of 13 MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition in the state.
06 Jul 2019
Karnataka: 11 Congress-JD(S) MLAs tender resignations, coalition in crisis
In May last year, JD(S) and Congress forged a post-poll alliance to form government in Karnataka and crowned HD Kumaraswamy as the Chief Minister.
21 Jan 2019
Karnataka: Congress MLA, accused of hitting colleague, says he 'slipped'
JN Ganesh, Congress MLA from Karnataka who was accused of hitting his colleague Anand Singh, was suspended from the party by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee's general secretary.
18 Jul 2018
Karnataka: Controversy sparks after MPs get iPhones, Kumaraswamy 'was unaware'
In Karnataka, new iPhones gifted to MPs by a Congress minister has sparked a new political controversy with Bharatiya Janata Party calling it a waste of public money.
30 Jun 2018
Karnataka to challenge Cauvery Management Authority in Supreme Court
At an all-party meet, comprising BJP, Congress, and JD(S) members, called by Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday, the state government decided to authorize its legal team to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the notification by the Centre regarding the Cauvery Management Authority.
08 Jun 2018
Tension growing between Congress and JD(S) over Karnataka cabinet
Within days of Karnataka cabinet expansion, Chief Minister Kumaraswamy today confessed that there's tension between his party, JD(S) and Congress over the allocation of portfolios. But he was also optimistic about sorting out the differences.
01 Jun 2018
Karnataka: Congress and JDS to fight 2019 General Elections together
Amid growing speculations of a pre-poll alliance between Congress and JD(S) for the upcoming LS elections, Congress leader KC Venugopal today confirmed that both the parties would fight the elections together.
25 May 2018
Bengaluru: Weekend ruined! Major IT hubs, townships to face outages
Even as a new government comes to power, Bengaluru is becoming 'power-less'.
25 May 2018
CM Kumaraswamy expected to sail through the floor test today
The Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government in Karnataka headed by HD Kumaraswamy is facing a floor test today which it is widely expected to sail through, ending the 10-day political speculation.
23 May 2018
Top opposition-leaders to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in as Karnataka CM today
A JD(S)-Congress coalition government headed by HD Kumaraswamy will be sworn-in later today in Karnataka at a ceremony to be attended by a galaxy of opposition leaders.
22 May 2018
It's a very very hard decision: Shivakumar on Congress-JD(S) alliance
When BS Yeddyurappa of the BJP resigned as Chief Minister before the floor test in Karnataka assembly, Congress's DK Shivakumar was hailed as 'Chanakya' in keeping the bipolar Congress-JD(S) flock together.
19 May 2018
Yeddyurappa drops the mic: How things led to his resignation
Minutes before the floor test, Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa in his speech declared, "I have failed to secure the numbers," and resigned from the top post merely 2.5 days after coming to power.
19 May 2018
2.5-days-old CM: An emotional BS Yeddyurappa resigns, before floor test
In a major blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party, newly sworn-in Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa resigned ahead of the floor test at the Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru on Saturday.
19 May 2018
Karnataka: Reports claim Yeddyurappa may resign before crucial floor test
What'll happen in the floor assembly at Bengaluru's Vidhan Soudha at 4 PM, has grabbed the nation's attention.
16 May 2018
Karnataka Result: Congress-JD(S) opportunistic alliance now blaming BJP for poaching
The Congress-JD(S) alliance, that came together after the fractured mandate in Karnataka elections, have now alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to poach its legislators.
25 Apr 2018
Bengaluru facing power-outage since days. Time to pay up, BESCOM?
If Bengalureans get paid for unscheduled power cuts, as Delhiites, they'd be crorepatis by now.
10 Feb 2018
Bengaluru takes steps to become the electric-vehicle capital of India
Karnataka Energy Minister DK Shivakumar recently announced that Bengaluru will have its first electric vehicle charging station opened on February 15 at the BESCOM office in KR Circle. Further, it will get 11 such stations soon.
07 Sep 2017
BJP's mega rally in Karnataka: Yeddyurappa and senior leaders detained
Karnataka Police detained several BJP leaders, including state party chief BS Yeddyurappa, at a rally protesting the alleged murders of party functionaries. Permission was not granted for this rally.
21 Aug 2017
Sources: Massive I-T raids on, in Delhi-NCR
According to sources, a massive income tax raid is underway in Delhi and the NCR. About 500 personnel have been deployed at various premises.
07 Aug 2017
Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state
A day ahead of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, the 44 Congress MLAs who were being hosted at a Bengaluru resort since some days flew back into the state.
06 Aug 2017
Bengaluru to have heli taxi service in 3 months
Bengaluru became India's first city to have helicopter shuttle service after Ministry of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha announced its launch between the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) and Electronics City.
04 Aug 2017
Trial run complete, Bengaluru roads to have smart parking
With the intent of regularizing parking, BBMP will soon launch automated parking facility on central business district after its trial run was successfully completed.
04 Aug 2017
Rs. 11cr seized in I-T raids at Karnataka minister's premises
The I-T department has till now seized over Rs. 11cr in the ongoing raids at premises belonging to Karnataka Energy Minister DK Shivakumar and his associates in different cities, including Delhi, Bengaluru and Mysuru.