New Delhi, Sep 20: Karnataka minister and Congress strongman, D K Shivakumar finds himself in the dock after the Enforcement Directorate registered a money laundering case against him. The case in question pertains to alleged tax evasion and hawala transactions.
Bengaluru, Sep 19: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar and few others on the basis of an alleged tax evasion and hawala transactions case, officials said.
Bengaluru, Sep 14: As the rumblings within the Karnataka coalition continue, there is a likelihood that the much spoken about Cabinet expansion may be put off. With many within the Congress raising a banner of revolt the party may not go in for this exercise immediately as it would dishearten many aspirants.
Bengaluru, Sep 12: It has been a little over 100 days since the JD(S) formed the government in Karnataka with the Congress. The train has chugged through and amicably sorted out several issues, but problems persist on a day to day basis.
The banner of revolt in Karnataka is getting stronger with several leaders of the Congress failing to make it to the Cabinet. The likes of D K Shivakumar and R V Deshpande are meeting with M B Patil, who is virtually leading the revolt after being denied a Cabinet berth.
D K Shivakumar is likely to get an important portfolio in the Karnataka Cabinet. The new set of ministers in the JD(S)-Congress government will be sworn in at 2.12 pm today. According to sources, at least 12 Congress MLAs would take oath while in the JD(S) camp it is expected to be 9.
Congress leader, D K Shivakumar posed a shocker during an election rally when he asked the crowd, why he could not become the chief minister of Karnataka. He told the crowd, ” if Kumaraswamy could become CM, why not me?”
Nearly Rs 300 crore worth undisclosed income is under the scanner following the raids on Karnataka’s Energy minister, D K Shivakumar. The Income Tax department conducted raids at multiple locations including the residence of the minister between Wednesday and Friday.
After the Income Tax raids on D K Shivakumar, the question now is what next. He is currently consulting with his legal advisors after the IT department issued summons to him. The IT department had conducted raids on Shivakumar and his associates at various locations for over three days.
The raids at the residence of Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar have ended. The Income Tax department had carried out raids for the past three days at his residence and 63 other locations.