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D. K. Shivakumar

9th Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka

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D. K. Shivakumar: 9th Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka
Doddalahalli Kempegowda Shivakumar, also known by his initials as D. K. Shivakumar, is an Indian politician who is the 9th and Current Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka and also Water resources and Bengaluru Development and Town Planning & Bengaluru Urban District Incharge Minister since 20 May 2023 as a member of the Indian National Congress. He is also the President of the Karnataka PCC since 2020 and was the Working President from 2008 to 2010. He was the cabinet minister in the Government of Karnataka from 2014 to 2019. He represented the Kanakapura constituency in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly since 2008 and from Sathanur Assembly constituency from 1989 to 2004.

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Bengaluru cafe blast linked to Mangaluru 2022 blast, says Deputy CM DK Shivakumar | Oneindia News [Video]

Bengaluru cafe blast linked to Mangaluru 2022 blast, says Deputy CM DK Shivakumar | Oneindia News

Rameshwaram Cafe’s low-intensity blast in the Whitefield area has left at least 9 individuals injured. Authorities have confirmed that it was an improvised explosive device (IED) blast, and a suspect..

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Bengaluru Rameshwaram Cafe Blast: DK Shivakumar assures people of fair investigation | Oneindia [Video]

Bengaluru Rameshwaram Cafe Blast: DK Shivakumar assures people of fair investigation | Oneindia

Bengaluru: On Rameshwaram Cafe blast, Karnataka Deputy CM DK Shivakumar says, "The government is very committed to come out with a clean and fair investigation. We have given it to the police..

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Bengaluru Blast: Political Firestorm Erupts Over Rameshwaram Cafe Tragedy | Oneindia News [Video]

Bengaluru Blast: Political Firestorm Erupts Over Rameshwaram Cafe Tragedy | Oneindia News

Following the explosion at Rameshwaram Cafe in Bengaluru's Whitefield area, political leaders have engaged in heated debates over its politicization. While Chief Minister Siddaramaiah emphasizes the..

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'No BJP wave, only Congress and five guarantee waves': DK Shivakumar

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Friday denied of having any kind BJP wave in the state and said there is only Congress and five guarantee wave.
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'PM Modi is afraid of Mallikarjun Kharge': Karnataka Deputy CM DK Shivakumar

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was afraid of the Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge as he started his election campaign from Kharge's home district..
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India's silicon valley Bengaluru faces water crisis as sweltering summer approaches

The Karnataka government held a key meeting to address the issue of water shortage in the state. Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar, said that he is 'seriously looking' into the matter.
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Karnataka Congress MLA bats for stopping guarantee schemes if party fails to win max seats in LS polls

Congress MLA H C Balakrishna advocates stopping Karnataka government's guarantee programmes if Congress fails to win maximum seats in Lok Sabha polls. The Magadi MLA said he had spoken to Chief..
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We don't need lectures from others about religion and devotion: D K Shivakumar


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Congress Lok Sabha Election Committee to meet in Bengaluru on January 19: DK Shivakumar

Karnataka's Deputy CM, DK Shivakumar, announced that a meeting of the Lok Sabha election committee will be held on January 19 in Bengaluru. The meeting will discuss the list of potential candidates..
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'We're Hindus': DK Shivakumar defends pujas on January 22


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Ultimately we all are Hindus: D K Shivakumar on Ram Temple celebrations by Karnataka government

Karnataka deputy chief minister D K Shivakumar defended the government's decision to celebrate the consecration ceremony of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. He stated that ultimately we all are Hindus and..
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DKS roots for scientific survey after Kharge expresses anger over delay

Deputy chief minister DK Shivakumar clarified his stance on the caste census, stating that he does not oppose it but favors a scientific socio-economic survey. He emphasized the importance of a..
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Revanth Reddy sworn in as Telangana CM, Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu as his deputy

Anumula Revanth Reddy was sworn in as the chief minister of Telangana, the first Congress CM of the state. Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu became the deputy CM. Gaddam Prasad Kumar assumed the role of Speaker..
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Telangana CM Oath Ceremony Live: Congress' Revanth Reddy set to take oath; know who's invited, who's not

Former Telangana Chief Minister KCR, along with Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar, MK Stalin, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu has been invited to the grand event.
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Congress leaves decision on selection of Telangana chief minister to Congress President

After a mega win in Telangana, the Congress legislature party (CLP) meeting of the newly elected MLAs was conducted in Hyderabad's Gandhi Bhawan. Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar, State..
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'People of Telangana have given an answer to KCR, KTR': Karnataka Deputy CM DK Shivakumar

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar criticizes Telangana CM K. Chandrashekar Rao and BRS leader K. T. Rama Rao for their performance in the Telangana elections. The Congress party has..
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'Not even single MLA or candidate will break': Karnataka Dy CM DK Shivakumar on Telangana poll results

As most of the exit poll results have given an edge to the Congress party in Telangana, a few surveys also project a potential hung assembly, Karnataka deputy chief minister DK Shivakumar on Sunday..
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Telangana Assembly Elections 2023: DK Shivakumar says CM KCR has approached Congress candidates in state

"We know that BRS are trying to trap us. Our candidates have informed us that they have been approached by CM KCR himself, so we have the information," said DK Shivakumar.
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With DKS as minder, Congress pitches tent in Karnataka to ring-fence MLAs

Congress chooses Karnataka as sanctuary for MLAs from Rajasthan and Telangana. Congress may also bring MLAs from MP and Chhattisgarh to Karnataka. Deputy CM D K Shivakumar tasked with preempting..
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Massive political fight breaks out over Karnataka government decision to withdraw the CBI probe against DK Shivakumar

The Karnataka High Court has adjourned the hearing of the appeal filed by Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar against the sanction accorded by the previous government to the CBI to prosecute him in the..
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Kumaraswamy has lost his mental balance: DK Shivakumar

Responding to reporters at the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee office in Bengaluru on Sunday, Shivakumar said, "I used to run touring talkies named after Indira Gandhi. Not just one, but I had..
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Kumaraswamy hits out at Congress CM Siddaramaiah for making tall promises in Telangana

JD(S) Karnataka President H D Kumaraswamy criticized Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for not fulfilling key election promises in Karnataka, but making similar promises in Telangana. Kumaraswamy mocked..
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After row, Siddaramaiah holds breakfast meeting to present a united face

Karnataka Congress is facing internal divisions ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The party is split into two camps, with some supporting Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and others backing Deputy..
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UP CM comes and teaches lessons in Telangana when there is no food guarantee in his own state, K Chandrashekhar Rao slams Yogi

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao criticized Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for coming to Telangana and lecturing, despite the lack of food guarantee in his own state. Rao also..
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Amid reports of infighting in Karnataka Congress, Siddaramaiah claims 'Op Lotus' is on

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has accused the BJP of attempting to destabilize the Congress government in the state through "Operation Kamala," in which the opposition party tries to engineer defections of..
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Congress MLA claims Shivakumar will replace Siddaramaiah as chief minister after two-and-half years

Congress MLA Ravikumar Gowda has claimed that Deputy Chief Minister D K Shivakumar will become the Chief Minister after two and a half years of the Siddaramaiah-led government's tenure. Gowda alleged..
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Karnataka: Income Tax raids recover over Rs 50 crore cash; opposition demands CM's resignation

The state BJP has decided to stage demonstrations in various district and Taluk headquarters demanding the resignation of Siddaramaiah and his deputy D K Shivakumar on Monday and Tuesday.
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'Historic decision taken to implement state education policy': K'taka Higher Education Minister

Karnataka's Higher Education Minister MC Sudhakar praised the decision to implement a new state education policy, calling it historic. Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar announced the state's plan to..
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Buoyed by Karnataka win, Congress claims victory on 20 seats in 2024 Lok Sabha election

Buoyed by the resounding victory in the Karnataka assembly election held in May this year, the Congress has exuded confidence about winning at least 20 of the 28 seats in the 2024 Lok Sabha election. A..
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With Rs 1,413 crore assets, DKS is India’s richest MLA: Report

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president and the state’s deputy chief minister DK Shivakumar is the richest MLA in the country, with assets worth Rs 1,413 crore, according to a report..
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Shivakumar's remarks on Siddaramaiah throws Karnataka Congress into a tizzy

A remark made by Karnataka deputy chief minister D K Shivakumar could potentially put under pressure the delicate peace brokered between him and CM Siddaramaiah by the Congress high command to ensure..
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Rahul Gandhi, Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar named in defamation case filed by Karnataka BJP

Along with Rahul Gandhi, the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) and its President DK Shivakumar (now Deputy Chief Minister), as well as Siddaramaiah, the former Leader of Opposition (now Chief..
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'I had to bow my head to...': DK Shivakumar on not becoming Karnataka CM

Karnataka Dy CM Shivakumar said he was given an advice by the Gandhis and Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge.
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DK Shivakumar bros unhappy over Siddaramaiah loyalists’ claims


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Karnataka CM stand-off over, it's a fight for the ministries now

Ministerial ambitions overshadowed by the tussle for top post in Karnataka came to the fore a day after CM Siddaramaiah and his deputy DK Shivakumar were sworn in along with eight ministers, leaving..
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Only 8 mantris take oath in Karnataka as Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar tussle


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DK Shivakumar sworn in as Karnataka's deputy chief minister

Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot administered the oath of office and secrecy to Shivakumar at the swearing-in ceremony being held at Bengaluru's Kanteerava Stadium. Ahead of his swearing-in, Siddaramaiah..
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Karnataka CM swearing-in live updates: First list of ministers in Siddaramaiah cabinet out

The Karnataka Cabinet will be led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Dy CM DK Shivakumar.
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Priyanka in Delhi a day after settlement. Did she go to Shimla to escape lobbying?

A day after Congress settled the tricky leadership issue in Karnataka, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra returned from her trip in Shimla and met chief minister-designate Siddaramaiah..
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Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar to get 10 mantris each in 30-member cabinet

Congress high command on Friday authorised Karnataka CM-elect Siddaramaiah and his would-be deputy D K Shivakumar to pick 10 faces each for a possible 29 to 30-member ministry, setting the template for..
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'On first day of cabinet...': Karnataka Dy CM designate DK Shivakumar reveals big plan

Congress leaders Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar will take oath as Karnataka CM and Dy CM on May 20 in a mega event.
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Karnataka CM: One camp in state Congress sulks, while another rejoices

Congress high command's announcement of Siddaramaiah as Karnataka CM and DK Shivakumar his deputy left one camp ecstatic and another sullen. While Siddaramaiah's supporters celebrated by bursting..
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What DK Shivakumar gained by creating 5-day stand-off: Heir apparent's position

The breakfast table stacked with idli-dosa-sambar, and Siddaramaiah and D K Shivakumar digging into the rice dishes, with host K C Venugopal and Randeep Surjewala stealing glances at their guests,..
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After Sonia-Kharge chat, DK Shivakumar agrees to be sole deputy to CM Siddaramaiah

DK Sureshkumar, Shivakumar's brother and Congress's sole Lok Sabha member from Karnataka, expressed dissatisfaction, but the elder sibling said he relented keeping in mind the party's stakes in the..
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With Karnataka CM issue solved, Congress asks BJP to do soul searching

The Congress has come down heavily on its rival BJP after the deadlock over the Karnataka chief minister’s (CM) was broken on Thursday and the leadership decided to appoint Siddaramaiah on the top..
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Karnataka CM race: How Congress leadership broke the logjam

After four days of hectic high-level meetings, the Congress on Thursday finally announced that Siddaramaiah would be the next Karnataka chief minister while D K Shivakumar would be his deputy.
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Karnataka news: 18 more ministers likely to take oath on May 20 apart from Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar

The Congress on Thursday announced veteran party leader Siddaramaiah as the next Chief Minister while state unit chief DK Shivakumar was announced to be the only Deputy Chief Minister.
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Siddaramaiah Karnataka's next CM; Shivakumar his only deputy: Congress

Announcing the decision taken by Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge after hectic parleys ever since the party emerged victorious on May 13, General Secretary (Organisation) K C Venugopal said all..
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'Everything is well and will be well...,' Karnataka deputy CM-designate DK Shivakumar


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How 2018 Rajasthan model reflects in Siddaramaiah as Karnataka CM, DK Shivakumar as deputy CM

After hectic parleys of four days, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary in-charge of organisation KC Venugopal on Thursday announced that Siddaramaiah would be the chief minister (CM)..
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Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar express commitment to work unitedly for welfare of people of Karnataka

After the announcement of their names as the new chief minister and deputy CM of Karnataka respectively on Thursday, Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar have both expressed their commitment to work unitedly..
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'In larger interest of party...,' DK Shivakumar on Karnataka power-sharing

Karnataka State Congress chief D K Shivakumar on Thursday said that he has agreed to the decision of the party high command to become the new deputy chief minister of the State in the larger interest..
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