Politics Karnataka: JDS open to Congress CM, claims Shivakumar; ally denies Updated : July 22, 2019 07:51 AM IST "JD-S is ready for the Congress heading the coalition government," claimed Shivakumar JD-S spokesman Ramesh Babu, however, denied such a decision was taken by the party leadership. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.