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DK Shivakumar: Trouble shooter now in deep trouble!

Photo: Buisness Standard D oddalahalli K empegowda Shivakumar or popularly referred to as DK Shivakumar or DKShi, former state minister and leader of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee(KPCC) looks to be in a climax stage and deep trouble of his political career now. He had been in the news earlier for trying to come to the rescue of his Congress party now and then. But in the changed circumstances he has landed up in a soup and seems to be heading for much more trouble on the way! The present embroiled turn of events is not an overnight development. He had been under the radar of the Income Tax and other tax-related departments since long and got trapped in the net only a few years back.Just like his milestones of ensuring a crumbling defeat of his political adversaries his name has been entangled with controversies and alleged scandals and scams all along.If Gali Janardhan Reddy, former Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) minister and mining baron hitherto known for pumping in fun

Income tax raids become rallying point for alliance partners to hammer PM and BJP

T he Income Tax sleuths simultaneous raids on the supporters of ruling Janata Dal Secular party since Yesterday evening and continuing further today has led to a political turmoil like situation while the issue has instigated Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to follow the footsteps of Mamata Bannerji,West Bengal CM in staging a public protest before the Income Tax department headquarters here. In fact CM HD Kumaraswamy himself had hinted out at possible raids Yesterday night itself.And as the news of simultaneous raids at multiple locations on the residences of some JDS sympathizers since early in the morning became breaking news the development sent shocking waves in the ruling party.He claimed today that he was alerted over the development by his own admirers in the department and objected to the practice of deploying the CISF instead of the local police for conducting these raids. The chief minister who has been camping in Mandya district to ensure the victory of his actor son Nikhil