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09-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Modi government violated procedures in Rafale deal : Kapil Sibal

The Modi government violated procedures in the Rafale deal with the External Affairs Ministry not in the know before it was announced in 2015, alleges senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, who wants the government to tell the truth to the people, including...

07-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Strategic alliance in states to defeat BJP in 2019 polls : Kapil Sibal

Congress and other opposition parties will enter into strategic political alliances in states to defeat the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, feels former Union Minister Kapil Sibal, who says a pan-India alliance may be difficult before the polls.He also asserted...

31-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Modi government revels in the past, Kapil Sibal in new book

Congress MP Kapil Sibal will be releasing a new book titled "Shades of Truth: A Journey Derailed", arguing that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government "revels in the past" and debunking the claim of "Acche Din" that the BJP made in the run up to...

08-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP government being called lynch-pujari : Kapil Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday slammed the BJP government saying that people have termed it as the "lynch-pujari".Sibal's remarks come a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress party was being called "bail gadi" because many of...

30-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP selective in highlighting facts about me : Kapil Sibal

Reacting to BJP's allegation of his involvement in a "land scam", Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday said the ruling party is being selective in highlighting facts and that the same website they are referring to had said there was no evidence against him.The...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks ED's response on summons to Karti Chidambaram

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea by Karti Chidambaram challenging a summon issued to him in the INX Media money laundering case.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and...

24-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi 'most expensive watchman' in the world : Kapil Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday slammed the Prime Minister's silence on major banking scams unearthed in the country over the last few days and termed Narendra Modi the "most expensive chowkidar" in the world."Modiji used to give a statement...

12-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Congress leaders meet Rahul over SC judges' attack on CJI

Senior Congress leaders including P. Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal and Ahmed Patel, among others, called on party President Rahul Gandhi to brief him about the implications of the four senior judges of the Supreme Court publicly attacking Chief Justice Dipak Misra.Among...

07-Jan-2018 New Delhi

P. Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal attack Modi government over Kashmir

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday attacked the Modi government's Kashmir policy, saying its "hard, muscular, militaristic" approach had failed to end militancy in the troubled state."It was claimed that the hard, muscular, militaristic approach will put...

21-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Manmohan Singh, UPA stand vindicated in 2G scam : Kapil Sibal

Congress leader and senior advocate Kapil Sibal on Thursday said the acquittal of all the accused in the 2G scam vindicated then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the UPA's stand that there was no scam in the allocation of spectrum and licences to telecom companies."Manmohan...

06-Dec-2017 Dhandhuka/New Delhi

Kapil Sibal's Babri Masjid remarks trigger political row

Senior lawyer Kapil Sibal's demand that the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute should be heard after the 2019 general elections triggered a major political storm on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacking the Congress and congratulating the...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi has given up Hindu religion for Hindutva : Kapil Sibal

Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Thursday questioned how many times Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gone to temples, and said Modi has given up Hindu religion for the sake of Hindutva."How many times does the Prime Minister go to a temple? Does he go to temple...

18-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Moody's rating goes against people's mood : Kapil Sibal

Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday said the upgradation of India's rating by US credit rating agency Moody's was not in sync with the "mood of the people"."Contrast the mood at Moody's with the mood of the people. While you bask under their upgrade worry...

01-Nov-2017 New Delhi

CBI is Compromised Bureau of Investigation : Kapil Sibal

Terming the CBI 'Compromised Bureau of Investigation' following its clean chit to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the Vyapam scam, the Congress on Wednesday said it will file a private complaint against the agency in a trial court.The...

22-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Only MNCs-run digital sector doing well under Modi : Kapil Sibal

The Congress on Friday said the only sector of the economy doing well is the digital sector, which is run by multinational companies, and the rest are in a bad shape."The only sector of the economy that is doing well and we must congratulate the Prime Minister...

08-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Why raids and ED notices only to opposition, asks Congress

The Congress on Saturday sought to know why raids and Enforcement Department notices were issued only to the "leaders of opposition parties and where there were governments of the political opponents" and not in BJP-ruled states."As far as raids and allegations...

08-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Implement GST put forth by UPA : Kapil Sibal

The Congress on Saturday demanded implementation of a Goods and Services Tax (GST) system favoured by the earlier UPA government and said the current GST is "good for the government but bad for the common man".The opposition party said the implementation...

27-Mar-2017 New Delhi

It's demonisation that won, not demonetisation : Kapil Sibal

Targeting the BJP government at the Centre, senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday said that it is "demonisation" and not demonetisation that succeeded (in the recent state assembly elections)."Don't think demonetisation has succeeded....

08-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Congress condemns Modi, demands apology for his raincoat barb

The Congress on Wednesday strongly criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "raincoat" barb against his predecessor Manmohan Singh and demanded an apology for it. The party said the remark was in extremely poor taste.Congress leader Kapil Sibal said...

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