Kapil Sibal

The writer, a senior Congress leader, is a former Union minister.

Crime and callousness
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

In other jurisdictions, too, investigations have been found wanting where criminal acts acquire a political flavour. Justice, in all its manifestations, is essential if the culture of democracy is to flourish. Unbiased investigations are essential to delivering justice to the victims of crime.

Defamation, not at the cost of gagging free speech
Mon, Oct 30, 2017

The curtailment of an individual writer or author's freedom of speech and expression should never be lightly viewed. Any person who feels that his good name is being tarnished is entitled to vindicate himself by filing for damages. But to gag the press is illogical.

How the future was compromised
Sat, Oct 28, 2017

NPA crisis was accentuated by court judgments cancelling telecom licences and coal block allocations. An overzealous CAG, bloodthirsty media, myopic Opposition hurt India’s progress

What statistics don’t tell
Mon, Oct 16, 2017

NDA government promised to transform India in 60 months. Forty months down the road, the future looks bleak and bluffing through the jugglery of numbers continues.

Anatomy of a decline
Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Three and a half years have gone by and the economy slides unchecked

Rule of the ugly Indian
Mon, Sep 11, 2017

There is a waning of debate, dignity, justice. For vigilantes, “achhe din” are here.

My India Has Changed
Tue, Aug 15, 2017

It is under a regime that thrives on instilling fear, suppressing dissent

A hollow symbolism
Sat, Jul 01, 2017

BJP projects itself as pro-Dalit by making Ram Nath Kovind its presidential candidate. It won’t work

All about winning
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Politics must be muscular, majoritarian with a no-holds-barred campaign to invade the minds of citizens, embedding in them the mirage of change for the better.

Beyond triple talaq
Fri, May 26, 2017

Central issue is not finality and manner of divorce, but inability of law, society to support women after it

Circumspection, My Lords
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Freewheeling use of Article 142 is raising questions about judicial diktats inattentive to consequences

Doctor is not in
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

India’s changing demographic and epidemiological profile requires us to think bigger and better .

Doctor is not in
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

To fix India’s healthcare scenario, what is most needed is “systems thinking”. For far too long, India has followed a vertical approach in its health sector, which translated into disease-specific national programmes being set up.

Unequal by law
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

We need effective, non-discriminatory regulation of surrogacy. Draft bill is biased, exclusionary

The ‘state-issue’ excuse
Thu, Oct 22, 2015

Centre cannot distance itself from the rising intolerance by pointing to the states.

Government gains, country loses
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Coal auctions are no panacea. The challenge of revitalising the priority sectors of steel, power and cement has become more difficult.

Fact and fission
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

What exactly is the ‘breakthrough’ achieved by the BJP on the N-deal?

Here’s listening to you,Mr Modi
Tue, Jul 16, 2013

The Gujarat chief minister trades in inapt analogies and convenient misrepresentations,and shows a lack of humility,writes Kapil Sibal

On 2G,the policy dilemma remains
Mon, Sep 24, 2012

And for that,the CAG,the court and the media must share responsibility

‘Those who targeted Husain targeted the rich soul of India’
Fri, Jun 10, 2011

In this tribute to Husain,Kapil Sibal says those who attacked him wanted to bind him to the past.

Those who targeted Husain should reflect: they were targeting the rich soul of India
Fri, Jun 10, 2011

His prolific works reflect his total engagement with our cultural ethos,Sibal said.