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Congress ticket aspirant showers garland of apples on DKS!
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Congress ticket aspirant showers garland of apples on DKS!

Mandya: The adage ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ was taken so seriously by a supporter of Power Minister D.K. Shivakumar (DKS) that a weighty 300-kg apple garland greeted him when he visited Mandya yesterday. In an attempt to please his boss and as an ‘act of admiration’, Srirangapatna constituency ticket aspirant Indavalu…

ED files FIR against Minister D.K. Shivakumar
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ED files FIR against Minister D.K. Shivakumar

Bengaluru:  Even as the countdown for the State Assembly polls has begun, Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar seems to be in trouble, with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) filing an FIR against him on charges of tearing documents and destroying evidence when Income Tax officials raided Eagleton Resort in the outskirts of Bengaluru on Aug.2, 2017, where…

State to purchase 200 MW power
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State to purchase 200 MW power

Bengaluru: In order to tide over the energy crisis looming large over the State, the Energy Department is looking at Gautam Adani, who is considered close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for purchase of 200 MW power. The State Govt. has inked a deal for purchasing 200 MW power from Adani-owned Thermal Power Plant, starting…

Power Minister sets officials 3-day deadline to repair transformers
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Power Minister sets officials 3-day deadline to repair transformers

Belagavi: Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar (DKS) has set a three-day deadline for officials to get the broken-down transformers repaired. Replying to a question by MLC Kantharaju during the Question Hour in the Legislative Council here yesterday, Shivakumar warned of action against those officials who fail to get power transformers repaired within the deadline. Pointing out…

DKS donates two silver elephant idols to Chamundi temple
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DKS donates two silver elephant idols to Chamundi temple

Mysuru: Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar (DKS), accompanied by family members, visited Chamundeshwari temple atop Chamundi Hill this morning and performed special pujas. The Minister also offered two silver elephant idols to the temple. Speaking to press persons, Shivakumar said he had visited the temple to fulfil his vow. Wishing the people on the occasion of…

It’s difficult for a Vokkaliga to become CM: Deve Gowda
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It’s difficult for a Vokkaliga to become CM: Deve Gowda

Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister and JD(S) Supremo H.D. Deve Gowda has said that it is difficult for a Vokkaliga to become the Chief Minister because members of the community are treated as second class citizens. Speaking at the Silver Jubilee celebration of Krishik Sarvodaya Foundation at Kuvempu Kalakshetra in KIMS Hospital premises here on Saturday,…

D.K. Shivakumar in city: Seeks Chamundeshwari’s blessings
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D.K. Shivakumar in city: Seeks Chamundeshwari’s blessings

Mysuru: Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar, in his first visit to the City after the recent Income Tax raid, in a veiled threat said that even the Congress had in its armoury, weapons, to fight against BJP’s ‘politically motivated’ actions. He was addressing mediapersons after performing pooja to Goddess Chamundeshwari atop Chamundi Hill, here this morning…

A strong man gets his due, but BJP betrays a greed  for one-party power. That’s dangerous for India
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A strong man gets his due, but BJP betrays a greed for one-party power. That’s dangerous for India

By TJS George D.K.Shivakumar is Karnataka’s most formidable politician. He is also the most feared. There are many in Karnataka, including senior Congress leaders, who see him as a liability in public life. Currently the State’s Energy Minister, he is recognised by all as a muscle-man, fixer, campaign manager, crowd mobiliser, money bag and general…

Raids, Resorts and Saffron Reign
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Raids, Resorts and Saffron Reign

On July 29 last Saturday at 4 am, 44 Gujarat MLAs were escorted into Eagleton  Golf Resort on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway by D.K. Suresh as per the instructions of his powerful brother, Power Minister Doddalahalli Kempegowda Shivakumar, popularly known as DKS. DKS, like former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, is well-versed in moving people and keeping them…

IT raid on D.K. Shivakumar ends; Minister heads to temple
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IT raid on D.K. Shivakumar ends; Minister heads to temple

Mysuru: The marathon Income Tax raids on the houses of Karnataka Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar ended this morning and the tax officials left “Kankeri”, Shivakumar’s palatial residence at Sadashivanagar in Bengaluru along with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel. After the raid, Shivakumar and his family members proceeded to a temple in two vehicles….

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