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KPCC Presidentship to DK Shivakumar, will the party benefit from the move?

D oddaalahalli Kempegowda Shivakumar , Man Friday of the All India Congress Committee(AICC) has been as expected appointed President of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee(KPCC). D.K.Shivkumar No doubt the new assignment to DK Shivakumar is a great sigh of relief to the former power minister who recently spent 51 days in police lock up and Tihar jail. But whether his appointment will bring any cheers to the party, needs to be seen and watched. The greatest asset of DK Shivakumar so far is his unquestioned loyalty to the Gandhi family which he keeps reiterating at every available opportunity. His pivotal role in coming to the rescue of the party during troubled times is an additional qualification for the Vokkaliga strong man. In fact, he plunged into active politics during his student days by becoming a member of National Students Union of India(NSUI), student wing of the Congress party. He very soon became the district president of NSUI during 1981-83.From then on i

KCV a buffoon says Karnataka's senior Muslim Congress MLA

 R Roshan Baig , veteran Congress legislator on a otherwise politically dull Tuesday created a stir by his angry outbursts against his own party men ultimately ending up in receiving a show cause notice by the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee headed by Dinesh Gundurao. In fact he threw a stone at the Congress honeycomb nest Yesterday itself by speaking to a select few journalists of the Silicon city's Urdu newspapers. Today's reactions and actions were only a follow up of his public outbursts which kept on getting reiterated throughout the day on the local broadcast media. When his reaction over his statements in today's Urdu print media was sought by media persons, he went a few steps further in comparison to what he had Yesterday and called the party bosses with all sorts of names possible.He described KC Venugopal, General Secretary of All India Congress Committee as a 'Buffoon' while terming Dinesh Gundurao, KPCC president and Siddaramaiah, former chief mi