The bench is hearing seven petitions, including five filed by Muslim women, challenging the practice of triple talaq, polygamy and nikah halala.
“If there are no arrangements in place, then how will this dream realise?” said Kapil Sibal
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?”
BSP’s Satish Chandra Misra and Ashok Siddharth and BJP’s Shiv Pratap Shukla won too.
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.
Congress MLA Ajay Kumar ‘Lallu’ accuses cops of ‘vendetta’, gets bail in 4 cases.
The Congress has called a party legislators’ meet at Vidhan Bhawan to discuss its preparations for the voting.
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
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.
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.
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.
Taunting PM Narendra Modi, Sibal said the head of the government must explain through his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ to the nation as to what took place in the last two years.
Sibal said what BJP is doing is to target Sonia and then target Rahul, besides other senior Congress leaders like P Chidambaram, Bhupinder Hooda, Harish Rawat, Virbhadra Singh and Ashok Chavan.
“Courts are still there in India. We will approach courts and file a petition demanding striking down of the imposition of the President’s Rule. We will approach the High Court,” said Kapil Sibal.
He was speaking at a book launch on the life of Mohammed Aamir Khan, who was kidnapped from Old Delhi in 1998 and framed as a terrorist.