Why politicians in Karnataka are afraid of – and admire – DK Shivakumar's 'persuasion'

It can only be called DK Shivakumar's 'mere paas maa hai' moment. The swashbuckling leader-turned-measured-negotiator of the Congress party in Karnataka evoked memories of Shashi Kapoor's iconic dialogue in Deewar when he told TV cameras and ...

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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Why DK Shivakumar is the Congress's last resort

It's a pun that's been doing the political circles for some time now. DK Shivakumar is Congress's last resort'. In the cess pit that is Indian politics the term horse trading' is frequently used. And in this world where MLAs are frequently herded into resorts to shield ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

कर्नाटक संकट: रिहा होने के बाद बोले डीके शिवकुमार- लोकतंत्र में सत्ता आती और जाती है लेकिन...

कर्नाटक में राजनीतिक संकट (Karnataka Political Crisis) के बीच हिरासत में लिए गए कांग्रेस के वरिष्ट नेता डीके शिवकुमार (DK Shivkumar) को मुंबई पुलिस ने रिहा कर दिया है. पुलिस हिरासत से रिहा होने के बाद डीके शिवकुमार (DK Shivkumar) ने बीजेपी और मुंबई पुलिस पर जमकर हमला बोला. उन्होंने कहा कि मुंबई पुलिस को शर्म आनी चाहिए उन्होंने मुझे मेरे नागरिक अधिकार के इस्तेमाल से रोका है. होटल में मेरी बुकिंग थी लेकिन मुझे होटल के कर्मचारियों ने बताया कि उनपर भी दवाब बनाया जा रहा है. मैं बस इतना कहना चाहता हूं कि लोकतंत्र में सत्ता आती और जाती है. लेकिन किसी को भी कानून का गलत इस्तेमाल ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Karnataka crisis: Matter of shame, says DK Shivakumar as he fails to meet rebel Congress MLAs in Mumbai

Karnataka political crisis: The political crisis in Karnataka that spilled over to Mumbai on Wednesday continues with no likely conclusion in sight for at least a couple of more days. Congress' troubleshooter DK Shivakumar, who rushed to Mumbai to meet the ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Mission Mumbai fails, DK Shivakumar sent back to Bengaluru

DK Shivakumar, veteran Congress troubleshooter, was at the centre of a prolonged drama outside a five-star hotel in Mumbai where he waited in rain to meet and placate a group of rebel MLAs. His mission failed after he was barred from entering the hotel ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019