January 19, 2020 9:31 am
A day before on Saturday, Senior advocate and Congress leader Kapil Sibal too said it would be "unconstitutional" for state governments to say they will not implement the new citizenship law.
January 19, 2020 7:24 am
The Left government in Kerala has already approached the Supreme Court, saying that the CAA is “violative of the principles of equality, freedom and secularism enshrined in the Constitution”.
January 18, 2020 10:10 pm
Several state governments including Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Maharashtra have voiced their dissent with the controversial law and said that they won't implement it.
September 13, 2019 8:01 pm
Prime Minister Modi, in an address in Ranchi, on Thursday said development and the fight against corruption and terrorism during the first 100 days of the NDA 2.0 government was just a "trailer" of a fast-paced film.
September 11, 2019 5:54 pm
The Lok Sabha Speaker triggered the row after stating that Brahmins are held in high regard by birth because of their dedication, sacrifice and for guiding other communities.
August 27, 2019 2:13 am
Denying the ED’s charge that Chidambaram was trying to tamper with evidence in the money laundering case against him, senior advocate Kapil Sibal wondered how he could tamper with bank accounts and added, “I must have really long arms”.
August 24, 2019 6:32 pm
Sibal's remarks came a day after senior Congress leaders Abhishek Singhvi and Shashi Tharoor supported party leader Jairam Ramesh who said that not recognising Modi's work and "demonising" him all the time was not going to help.
August 02, 2019 7:49 am
The Congress-led Opposition demanded the Bill be sent to a select committee for further discussion, as in the current form it could be struck down by the court.
April 23, 2019 7:20 am
Amid speculation that she could be fielded from Chandni Chowk, three-time former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was instead named as the candidate from North East Delhi, where she will take on BJP’s Manoj Tiwari and AAP’s Dilip Pandey.
April 04, 2019 5:24 pm
"Nobody has diminished the status of the office of the Prime Minister more than Narendra Modi," the Congress leader said at a press conference in Bengaluru.
February 28, 2014 11:47 am
A R Rahman and Salman Khan inaugurated his new music album 'Raunaq'.
November 05, 2018 9:50 am
The Supreme Court has said that the date for the Ayodhya hearings will be decided in January. Here’s how it will impact the BJP and what the RSS is likely to do.
April 23, 2018 7:39 pm
In an interview to The Indian Express, senior jurist Fali S Nariman rubbished the charges leveled by the Congress party on the issue of impeaching the Chief Justice of India. This is what he said.
June 05, 2016 3:42 pm
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.