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Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar appears before ED in National Herald money laundering case
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Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar appears before ED in National Herald money laundering case

This is the second time that the federal agency is recording DK Shivakumar's statement in a case that has been registered under the criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)

ED issues fresh summons to Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar in money laundering case
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ED issues fresh summons to Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar in money laundering case

Shivakumar had also appeared before the ED on 19 September in Delhi, where he was questioned with regard to another money laundering case linked to the alleged possession of disproportionate assets

Money laundering case: Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar appears before ED
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Money laundering case: Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar appears before ED

The agency is understood to have issued him the latest summons after taking cognisance of a CBI case against him linked to alleged possession of disproportionate assets.

Not aware of the case for which I got ED summons, says Congress' DK Shivakumar
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Not aware of the case for which I got ED summons, says Congress' DK Shivakumar

The ED had earlier arrested Shivakumar on 3 September, 2019 in a money-laundering case and the Delhi High Court granted him bail in October that year

ED summons DK Shivakumar in money laundering case; Karnataka Cong leader says ready to cooperate, but questions timing
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ED summons DK Shivakumar in money laundering case; Karnataka Cong leader says ready to cooperate, but questions timing

Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar alleged that he was being harassed and was unable to discharge his constitutional and political commitments

Karnataka Congress a 'united house'; party will fight polls under 'collective leadership': DK Shivakumar
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Karnataka Congress a 'united house'; party will fight polls under 'collective leadership': DK Shivakumar

"I am the least bothered about who becomes chief minister. I have a mandate that we should deliver Karnataka to the Congress party for the betterment of the state, and give good governance," said Shivakumar

CBI seeks more time to respond to DK Shivakumar's plea for quashing FIR
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CBI seeks more time to respond to DK Shivakumar's plea for quashing FIR

The FIR against the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President was filed on 3 October 2020

Rahul Gandhi gets initiated into the Lingayat sect: What's the community and why is it important to Karnataka politics?
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Rahul Gandhi gets initiated into the Lingayat sect: What's the community and why is it important to Karnataka politics?

Lingayats are the followers of the 12th-century saint-philosopher Basavanna. It is the single-largest community in Karnataka and is dominant in close to 100 of the 224 Assembly seats in the state, making it a very important vote bloc

Siddaramiah's 75th birthday: DK Shivakumar at former Karnataka CM's bash; traffic on Pune-Bengaluru highway
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Siddaramiah's 75th birthday: DK Shivakumar at former Karnataka CM's bash; traffic on Pune-Bengaluru highway

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is on a visit to Karnataka, is expected to attend the birthday celebrations of former chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah

Disproportionate assets case: DK Shivakumar moves High Court against CBI
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Disproportionate assets case: DK Shivakumar moves High Court against CBI

The Income Tax Department conducted a search of Shivakumar's properties in Karnataka and Delhi on 2 August 2017

After KS Eshwarappa gets clean chit, Congress calls it 'B report' to save dignity of K'taka govt
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After KS Eshwarappa gets clean chit, Congress calls it 'B report' to save dignity of K'taka govt

Santosh Patil, a BJP leader and contractor was found dead in a lodge in Udupi on 12 April. Patil had accused the then Karnataka Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister KS Eshwarappa of corruption

Karnataka: Congress protests against revised textbooks, demands CM Basavaraj Bommai's resignation
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Karnataka: Congress protests against revised textbooks, demands CM Basavaraj Bommai's resignation

They accused the state government of insulting prominent religious, social and freedom movement figures like Basavanna, BR Ambedkar, Narayana Guru, Kuvempu, Bhagat Singh among others

Delhi court summons Congress' DK Shivakumar on 1 July in 2018 money laundering case
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Delhi court summons Congress' DK Shivakumar on 1 July in 2018 money laundering case

The court issued summon order to DK Shivakumar taking cognisance of a chargesheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate

Approached by people offering Karnataka CM's post for Rs 2,500 crore: BJP's Basanagouda Patil Yatnal
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Approached by people offering Karnataka CM's post for Rs 2,500 crore: BJP's Basanagouda Patil Yatnal

Speaking at an event, the BJP leader said he asked the people who came to him whether they know how much Rs 2,500 crore was and "where to keep it, in a room or a godown"

Why accept Eshwarappa's resignation if he's innocent: Congress' Shivakumar to Karnataka CM
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Why accept Eshwarappa's resignation if he's innocent: Congress' Shivakumar to Karnataka CM

DK Shivakumar said that the Congress party is protesting not for KS Eshwarappa's resignation but against corruption

Karnataka contractor death: Congress' Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah detained in Bengaluru
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Karnataka contractor death: Congress' Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah detained in Bengaluru

The Congress leaders were demanding the arrest of Karnataka Minister KS Eshwarappa and registration of an FIR with the corruption charges against him for allegedly demanding commission from the deceased contractor

How a businessman’s tweet ignited new Bengaluru vs Hyderabad rivalry
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How a businessman’s tweet ignited new Bengaluru vs Hyderabad rivalry

Congress chief DK Shivakumar and Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao engaged in friendly banter on Twitter, debating which was the better IT city, after entrepreneur Ravish Naresh complained about Bengaluru’s poor infrastructure

Mekedatu reservoir row: Why is this project a bone of contention between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
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Mekedatu reservoir row: Why is this project a bone of contention between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

Karnataka plans to construct a balancing reservoir or a storage dam built downstream of the main reservoir to capture excess water that flows out – over the river Cauvery

Opinion| How Karnataka’s anti-conversion bill doesn’t violate Constitution or impede Freedom of Religion
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Opinion| How Karnataka’s anti-conversion bill doesn’t violate Constitution or impede Freedom of Religion

There is no fundamental right to convert someone else under the Constitution. This means that there can be no challenge of a law that restricts conversion activity.

Karnataka introduces anti-conversion bill in Assembly amid much furore: What does the Bill say and why are many opposing it
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Karnataka introduces anti-conversion bill in Assembly amid much furore: What does the Bill say and why are many opposing it

The Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021, introduced by the Home Minister Araga Jnanendra, was highly opposed by the Congress with DK Shivakumar tearing up the legislation on the floor of the Assembly