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Congress didn’t utilise Ghulam Nabi Azad’s experience: Kapil Sibal at 'G-23 event' in Jammu

February 27, 2021 10:31 pm

Kapil Sibal said he and other Congress leaders have gathered at Jammu today to address issues that the party is facing now.

‘Only Rahul Gandhi can explain context of his remark’: Kapil Sibal on 'north-south' comment

February 24, 2021 8:23 pm

Sibal's reaction comes amid a political slugfest on a comment Rahul Gandhi made in Kerala, in which he was accused of "belittling North Indians".

Budget discussion Rajya Sabha: Crony capitalism, 4-5 big boys own almost all assets, says Sibal

February 11, 2021 6:42 am

Congress MP Kapil Sibal said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke of self-reliance while presenting the Budget, “but are our farmers self-reliant, our Dalits self-reliant, our minority brothers and sisters self-reliant, our MSME sector self-reliant, our small businesses, traders self-reliant?”

Supreme Court seeks tech giants' reply on plea over UPI data sharing

February 02, 2021 2:19 am

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde also issued notice to the Centre on the petition filed by CPI Rajya Sabha member Binoy Viswam.

Kapil Sibal says no clarity on Congress internal polls yet, cites ‘disenchantment’ in party

January 18, 2021 8:00 am

In an interview to The Indian Express, Sibal spoke about the continuing farmers’ agitation, saying the only way out was that “you must have a law which gives MSP to the farmer for his produce”.

Months after unprecedented dissent, Sonia Gandhi chairs meeting of top Congress leaders

December 19, 2020 8:18 pm

Congress veterans Ashok Gehlot, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma, B S Hooda, Ambika Soni and P Chidambaram were among those present at the meeting held at Sonia Gandhi's residence at 10, Janpath, New Delhi.

Ghulam Nabi Azad on dissent in Congress: 'Not rebellion, this is call for reform'

November 22, 2020 7:37 pm

On fingers being pointed at the Congress top leadership, Ghulam Nabi Azad said: 'I'm giving a clean chit to Gandhis as they can't do much right now due to COVID-19'.

Now Adhir Ranjan hits out at Kapil Sibal, says speaking without doing anything is not introspection

November 18, 2020 12:59 pm

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, "Kapil Sibal spoke about this even earlier. He seems to be very concerned about the Congress party and the need for introspection. But we didn't see his face in elections in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, or Gujarat."

Delhi Confidential: ‘Saviour’ Under Attack

November 17, 2020 1:44 am

While Sibal did not react to Gehlot’s attack, some of the leaders saw the Rajasthan Chief Minister’s jibe as part of an orchestrated effort.

Ashok Gehlot hits out at Kapil Sibal, Congress again in war of words

November 17, 2020 11:06 am

Sibal told The Indian Express people no longer saw the party as an “effective alternative” and said the leadership was not addressing the issue.


Salman Khan, Kapil Sibal, A R Rahman's musical night

February 28, 2014 11:47 am

A R Rahman and Salman Khan inaugurated his new music album 'Raunaq'.


How the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya impacts the BJP

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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.

Fali S Nariman Interview: Congress' charges for impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra are frivolous

June 22, 2020 6:25 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. 

Idea Exchange With Kapil Sibal

June 05, 2016 3:42 pm

Congress leaders meet President, brief him on Arunachal Pradesh

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.

Everything about BJP is retrospective: Kapil Sibal

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?

Shah should not lecture Congress on nationalism: Sibal

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.

Sibal congratulates Shah on re-election, 'upcoming defeats'

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.

PM Modi is immature in terms of handling Pak: Congress

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.