Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicD.K. Shivakumar

Topic: D.K. Shivakumar

‘Office circulated messages to troll me’, says ex-Congress social media head Ramya, shares images

Alleged trolling came after Ramya's tweet against Karnataka Congress President D.K. Shivakumar, for his statement against state minister & BJP leader Ashwathnarayan C.N.

Pandemonium prevailed in Karnataka assembly over BJP minister Eshwarappa’s ‘saffron flag’ remark

Minister for rural development K S Eshwarappa, had recently claimed 'Bhagwa dhwaj' (saffron flag) may become the national flag sometime in the future and may be hoisted on the Red Fort.

Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar show Congress how to bury differences & take on BJP

Bengaluru: It’s not often that a state legislature witnesses salvos over humble idlis, vadas and masala dosas. But this Monday, as Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai...

Karnataka Congress chief Shivakumar slaps party worker for trying to put arm around him

The incident drew flak from the BJP and on social media which has since gone viral. The Karnataka BJP also told Shivakumar should learn how to conduct himself in public.

Changing parties ‘common’, says Shivakumar, as Siddaramaiah says no to return of turncoat MLAs

Amidst emerging rift over the question of the party's chief ministerial candidate for 2023 polls, Karnataka Congress leaders take opposing stands on 14 MLAs who had moved to the BJP in 2019.

Karnataka govt supporting sex scandal accused Ramesh Jarkiholi, alleges D K Shivakumar

Noting that he doesn't want to comment much on the issue and let the law take its own course, the Karnataka Congress president said he wants to focus on the 17 April by-election.

Former Congress mayor Sampath Raj, on the run for 40 days, arrested in Bengaluru riots case

Police refuse to state from where they arrested Raj, accused of inciting a mob that went on a rampage in the city on 11 August, but confirmed that he was in their custody.

In Karnataka bypolls, BJP looks at consolidation, Congress at revival & JD(S) at survival

Voting for bypolls at the Sira assembly constituency in Tumakuru district and Rajarajeshwari (RR) Nagar in Bengaluru district will be held tomorrow.

CBI raids Karnataka Congress chief Shivakumar’s properties on ‘ED inputs’, party cries foul

CBI says raids in 14 places are based on inputs from ED. Congress alleges attempt by Modi govt to derail party's preparations for Karnataka bypolls.

Congress puts up grand digital show as DK Shivakumar officially takes over as Karnataka chief

The party put up over 12,000 LEDs in 6,608 panchayats and connected with nearly 10 lakh people via Facebook, Zoom and regional channels.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.