Home News Reports Karnataka man of the match, DK Shivakumar is reportedly unhappy even as Opposition puts up a united front

Karnataka man of the match, DK Shivakumar is reportedly unhappy even as Opposition puts up a united front

Despite winning Karnataka as a consolation prize and having left to play second fiddle to JDS, the show of strength put up by anti-BJP Opposition leaves little to imagination what 2019 will be like.

Even as the congregation is trying to show all is happy within in the alliance, reports have emerged that cracks have appeared already in the convenient marriage. DK Shivakumar, Congress’ money and muscle power, who was very vocal about being chosen as deputy chief minister, had told media persons how he has ‘swallowed the pill‘ in the larger interest of the party. Former Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief G Parameshwara will now be made the deputy chief minister. DK Shivakumar, the man of the match who made the entire alliance between Congress and JDS possible, was instrumental in keeping the flock together before BJP’s floor test in which BS Yeddyurappa resigned after an emotional speech.

- Ad - - article resumes -

If recent reports are to be believed, Shivakumar wants his pound of flesh, having played the crucial role of keeping the elected MLAs at his resort in an attempt to stop them from defecting to the BJP. DK Shivakumar now wants to be made the KPCC, a post which is now vacant with G Parameshwara as deputy chief minister) as well as the energy minister, a portfolio he held in previous Siddaramaiah government. However, it appears, both his demands may not be fulfilled. No portfolio is likely to be announced before the floor test is carried out on Friday where JDS and Congress will have to prove majority on the Assembly floor so that it does not ‘upset’ anyone in either of the parties.

There are reports that DK Shivakumar, who is already upset with not being given due attention, has even complained to Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi reportedly ‘pacified’ him by reminding him of the circumstances in which the coalition has come into being. Perhaps Shivakumar has given up his dignity to save Congress’ face in the ‘give and take‘ policy of Congress.

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Big Story

While slamming Rahul Gandhi and praising the Narendra Modi government for abrogating Article 370, Iqbal Ansari said the government has established the rule of a law in the country by removing Article 370.

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

To Advertise on Opindia.com Click here

Parody country Pakistan’s ex-minister Rehman Malik exposes his low IQ, falls for a parody account who fools him like a pro

Ever since India abolished Article 370 from its constitution, Pakistani politicians including Pakistan PM Imran Khan are having a hard time digesting the fact that India has decidedly altered the status quo in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan takes a cue from Congress yet again, asks ‘what happened to Rafale investigation’

In case Chaudhry missed out, the first Rafale jet is expected to be delivered next month.

Ravish Kumar blames ‘Modi the dictator’ for people not wanting to watch his mediocre shows anymore

The curious case of journalism by Ravish Kumar is that he often resorts to shooting the allegations in the dark without backing with any hard evidence,

Congress mouthpiece’s obituary on Arun Jaitley is the worst in recent memory and an absolute disgrace

The entire National Herald obituary is made up of thoughtless remarks.
Pakistani Army's official spokesperson now begs attention from Shah Rukh Khan

Frustrated Pakistani Army now wants Shah Rukh Khan to pay attention to them

Major General Asif Ghafoor, the official spokesperson of the Pakistani armed forces, who thinks it is his patriotic and religious duty to be a Twitter troll, has now directed his ranting towards Shah Rukh Khan and his upcoming Netflix series.

Pakistan uses India Today journalist who created a drama at Srinagar airport to show India in bad light

The theatric by India Today journalist Mausami Singh at Srinagar airport is being used by a desperate Pakistan to further their own narrative about Kashmir.

India Today journalist plays victim after being accosted by security personnel for video recording at Defence airport in Srinagar

Journalist Mausami Singh from India Today went berserk when a security personnel informed her shooting videos on Srinagar airport is prohibited

Abusive ‘journalist’ Swati Chaturvedi spreads fake news, tweets photoshopped image of PM Modi wearing Arabic attire

Swati Chaturvedi, abusive troll masquerading as a journalist, has yet again been caught red-handed after propagating fake news.

Here is how these 7 opinion pieces in 4 days reveal newspaper The Hindu’s legendary level of meltdown and arrogance

Let’s take a look at the opinion pieces published by The Hindu in their print edition, in this week

Babri Masjid litigant Iqbal Ansari slams Rahul Gandhi: Modi govt right in abrogating Article 370, visit PoK and ‘resolve issues’ instead

While slamming Rahul Gandhi and praising the Narendra Modi government for abrogating Article 370, Iqbal Ansari said the government has established the rule of a law in the country by removing Article 370.
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
[newsletter_form type="minimal"]
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

181,470FansLike
173,485FollowersFollow
91,553SubscribersSubscribe
Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post