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06-May-2019 New Delhi

Kejriwal tried to be 'over smart': Kapil Sibal on failed alliance

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal was trying to be "over smart" while trying to forge an alliance with the Congress and this election will show "what his real position is in Delhi", senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal has said.The former Lok Sabha...

05-May-2019 New Delhi

Kapil Sibal on Azhar ban: Can PM say terror will end now?

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to state whether terrorism in India will end since Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar has been  declared a global terrorist by the UN Security Council."We want terrorism to end,"...

04-May-2019 New Delhi

Note ban a failure, cash in circulation up: Kapil Sibal

The Congress here on Saturday said the Narendra Modi-led government's claim of India increasingly becoming a cashless society after demonetisation has failed and the cash in circulation has increased.Citing the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data, Congress...

17-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Why were demonetisation 'scams' not probed: Kapil Sibal

The Congress on Wednesday described demonetisation as the "biggest scam" of the country and alleged that it "may have helped criminals to monetise by looting the treasury and the poor".Addressing a press conference here, senior Congress leader and former...

09-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Note ban biggest scam, officials involved: Kapil Sibal

The Congress on Tuesday said that demonetisation was the "biggest scam" in the country and alleged involvement of government officials in currency exchange to earn money and looting the country.Congress leader Kapil Sibal played a video at a media briefing...

26-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Demonetization a scam, will be probed : Kapil Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday called demonetization the biggest scam in India's history since independence and said a thorough investigation will be done after the government changes.Sibal was speaking at a joint press conference called by opposition...

23-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Farmers, soldiers dying under Chowkidar's eye : Kapil Sibal

The Congress on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that the farmers, soldiers, Dalits and minorities were dying while small businesses have been ruined under the watch of the "Chowkidar".Addressing the media, senior Congress leader Kapil...

10-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Rafale deal audit report by CAG to be another cover-up : Congress

A day before submission of the audit report on military procurement, including the Rafale jet deal, by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India to the President, the Congress on Sunday citing a "conflict of interest" said the exercise is a cover-up...

09-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Upper caste quota to hit constitutional roadblocks : Kapil Sibal

Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said the government's decision to give 10 per cent quota to economically weaker sections in the general category has been taken with "non-application of mind" and it would face constitutional hurdles.If the bill is passed,...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Congress rakes up Gujarat riots over Sajjan Kumar's conviction

Stating that conviction of party leader Sajjan Kumar in an 1984 anti-Sikh riots case should not be politicised, the Congress on Monday raked up the 2002 Gujarat riots demanding punishment for BJP leaders alleged to be involved in the communal violence that claimed...

04-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Congress attacks Modi for distorting facts

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for blaming the Congress for letting "Kartarpur Sahib go to Pakistan during partition", the party on Tuesday ridiculed Modi for speaking without knowing facts.Campaigning for Bharatiya Janata Party in poll-bound Rajasthan,...

22-Nov-2018 New Delhi

BJP’s shameless power play in J&K recipe for disaster : Kipal Sibal

Former Union Minister and Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Thursday attacked the Bharatiya Janta Party for a power play in the state.Taking to social networking site Twitter Kapil Sibal wrote: “When a Governor brazenly plays politics under instructions...

26-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Aadhaar verdict big victory, will end abuse of power : Kapil Sibal

Calling the Supreme Court's verdict a big victory, the Congress on Wednesday said the decision to strike down the Modi governments "surveillance tool" will put an end to the government's "abuse of power".It said that through its judgment, the Supreme Court had...

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...

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