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Kapil Sibal


Country already cashless: Sibal on PM's 'cashless India' dream

November 28, 2016 7:44 pm

"If there are no arrangements in place, then how will this dream realise?" said Kapil Sibal

Speeches and empty promises don’t run a government: Kapil Sibal

November 25, 2016 8:58 pm

Talking about the annual report of the RBI for 2015-16, the Congress spokesperson said, "2,203 crore pieces of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes need to be printed, but till now how many crore have been printed?"

UP RS polls: Amid cross-voting scare, Sibal scrapes through, all SP candidates make the cut

June 12, 2016 3:01 am

BSP’s Satish Chandra Misra and Ashok Siddharth and BJP’s Shiv Pratap Shukla won too.

Rajya Sabha polls: Kapil Sibal survives cross-voting scare in UP; SP wins 7

June 11, 2016 8:30 pm

The 29-MLA Congress suffered a jolt with Sibal getting only 25 first preference votes despite 8-member RLD committing four votes each to Congress and SP.

Kapil Sibal’s proposer in Rajya Sabha polls declared absconder in 7 criminal cases

June 08, 2016 3:20 am

Congress MLA Ajay Kumar ‘Lallu’ accuses cops of ‘vendetta’, gets bail in 4 cases.

RS polls: Congress legislature party to meet today, move aimed at keeping flock together

June 08, 2016 2:45 am

The Congress has called a party legislators’ meet at Vidhan Bhawan to discuss its preparations for the voting.

‘In 2 years, there will be an alternative... far more compassionate, acceptable, inclusive’

June 05, 2016 12:00 am

Former Union minister Kapil Sibal expresses concern over change of textbooks in schools and the idea of a Vedic board, justifies his party’s defence of Robert Vadra, says investigating agencies have become tools in government hands, and admits that while Congress needs reforms, Bengal results are good news

Why BJP-supported ‘12th man’ can play spoiler for Kapil Sibal

June 02, 2016 4:53 am

With nomination papers of all 12 candidates being found valid after scrutiny Wednesday, polling will be held on June 11 to fill 11 vacant RS seats from UP.

Rajya Sabha Elections: Kapil Sibal files papers from UP, his assets up 61% since 2014 Lok Sabha polls

May 31, 2016 12:26 am

Sibal, who was accompanied by wife Promila while filing papers at Vidhan Bhavan in Lucknow, declared total assets — movable and immovable — worth over Rs 184 crore.

BJP squandering on celebrations when farmers dying from drought: Congress

May 28, 2016 6:26 pm

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said his party is 'pained and concerned' about the attitude of the government and asked as to what the Centre had done for the farmers since coming to power.


Idea Exchange With Kapil Sibal

June 05, 2016 3:39 pm

Congress leaders meet President, brief him on Arunachal Pradesh

February 16, 2016 4:56 pm

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Senior Congress leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal met President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday evening to brief him about the happenings in Arunachal Pradesh. Briefing the media after meeting the President, Congress leader Sibal said they have requested the former to ensure that the Constitution is followed and obeyed in formation of government in Arunachal Pradesh. He further said that any act of Centre to swear in Khaliko Pul would be unconstitutional.

Everything about BJP is retrospective: Kapil Sibal

February 16, 2016 2:15 pm

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Commenting on the tax notice to telecom major Vodafone, Congress leader and former union minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said that the NDA Government has a habit of doing everything in retrospective. He recalled that current Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had once said that there should be no retrospective action in any matter, and now the government has gone back on that view. He said that when the Congress was in power, the opposition termed its actions as tax terrorism, and when the latter assumed power, it is being described as legitimate tax collection?

Shah should not lecture Congress on nationalism: Sibal

February 15, 2016 4:24 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday rubbished Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah’s comment on the Jawaharlal Nehru University row, saying he did not have the stature to lecture Congress president Sonia Gandhi or vice president Rahul Gandhi on the issue of nationalism. Sibal said instead of dealing with the university students in the way that they should be dealt with, the BJP was busy proving that they were criminals. Sibal further stated that India is no more under British rule and added that Amit Shah and PM Modi cannot stop these young children from speaking their minds.

Sibal congratulates Shah on re-election, 'upcoming defeats'

January 24, 2016 5:11 pm

New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah for dictating terms in the party as a 'shehenshah'. He also congratulated Shah over his victory for the second time as the party's president but at the same time took a jibe and congratulated him for the 'losses' awaiting him in the upcoming assembly polls.

PM Modi is immature in terms of handling Pak: Congress

January 07, 2016 4:05 pm

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Asserting that the BJP-led NDA Government has mastered the art of 'taking unauthorised U-turns', the Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's diplomacy and said that he is immature in terms of handling Pakistan. He also raised question on Bharatiya Janata Party by asking why is it always that the ball is in Pakistan's court, sometimes it should also be in India's court also.