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Amit Shah and Rahul Gandhi coming to Karnataka on Aug. 12
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Amit Shah and Rahul Gandhi coming to Karnataka on Aug. 12

Bengaluru: With just nine months remaining for Karnataka to go to polls, the BJP and the Congress will be heading for a show of strength on August 12. While AICC Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will attend a public rally in Raichur, BJP National President Amit Shah will be coming to Bengaluru on a three-day tour and…

Congress workers stage  dharna, condemn I-T raid
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Congress workers stage dharna, condemn I-T raid

Congress workers, led by former ZP President Marigowda, staged a demonstration in front of Mahatma Gandhi bust near Mysuru City Law Court Complex condemning the I-T raids against Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar, MP D.K. Suresh and their relatives. The protestors alleged that the Central Government was misusing its machineries.

Energy Department will fill up 9,000 vacancies soon: Minister D.K. Shivakumar
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Energy Department will fill up 9,000 vacancies soon: Minister D.K. Shivakumar

Mysuru:“The Department of Energy will soon start procedures to fill up vacant 9,000 posts in Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) and other ESCOMs in the State,” said Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar here yesterday. He was speaking at the inauguration of the valedictory of training programme for the newly-recruited Assistant Engineers, Assistant Accounts Officers, Junior…

CESC to expand smart grid project: Minister Shivakumar
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CESC to expand smart grid project: Minister Shivakumar

Mysuru: Chamudeshwari Electricity Supply Company (CESC) will expand the smart grid project to entire city, said Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar here this morning. He was speaking to media persons after inspecting the first phase of the smart grid project at CESC Corporate Office at Vijaynagar 2nd Stage. CESC has been supplying electricity to around 25,000…

Denotification case: DKS, BSY get SC relief
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Denotification case: DKS, BSY get SC relief

Bengaluru: Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar (DKS) and State BJP leader and former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa (BSY) got a relief from the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday in a case related to the de-notification of land in Bengaluru. The Supreme Court, upholding the High Court decision, dismissed a petition filed by T.J. Abraham, an activist, against…

It’s D.K. Shivakumar or S.R. Patil as KPCC Chief
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It’s D.K. Shivakumar or S.R. Patil as KPCC Chief

Bengaluru: The Congress High Command seems to be veering towards appointing either Karnataka Power Minister D.K. Shivakumar (DKS) or former IT BT Minister S.R. Patil as the party’s State Unit President. This decision has been taken following the submission of a report by newly-appointed General Secretary in-Charge of Karnataka K.C. Venugopal and his team of…

D.K. Shivakumar to be KPCC President?
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D.K. Shivakumar to be KPCC President?

Bengaluru: Even as hectic lobbying has begun for KPCC President’s post, Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar seems to be the front runner for the post with AICC Vice-President Rahul Gandhi keen to nominate him for the post according to top sources. Realising Rahul Gandhi’s backing for him, D.K. Shivakumar, who was on a foreign tour, has…

CM forms teams for by-polls
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CM forms teams for by-polls

With prestige at stake for the Congress in the Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-poll, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has formed separate teams comprising of his Cabinet Ministers, to ensure the victory of Congress candidates in both the seats. While PWD Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa has been entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring Congress candidate Kalale Keshavamurthy’s win…

Minister D.K. Shivakumar alleges phone tapping by Centre
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Minister D.K. Shivakumar alleges phone tapping by Centre

On a day when Chief Minister Siddharamaiah charged the Centre with targeting the Congress Ministers and leaders in Karnataka by misusing the Income-Tax Department, Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar has claimed that his phone was being tapped. Speaking to press persons here on Saturday, Shivakumar claimed he strongly suspected his phone was under surveillance as he…

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