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Delhi: Boxer Vijender Singh in final list, Kapil Sibal left in the lurch

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.

Narendra Modi has diminished status of PM's office: Kapil Sibal

"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.

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Was 'chowkidar' sleeping when attacks at Pathankot, Uri, Pulwama took place: Kapil Sibal

"First of all he has forgotten about the chaiwalas (tea sellers). He now remembers the chowkidars (watchmen). Next time he will remember somebody else and forget the chowkidars," Kapil Sibal said.

Will certainly contest Chandni Chowk LS seat irrespective of alliance with AAP: Sibal

Sibal had won twice from Chandni Chowk in 2004 and 2009 before losing to BJP leader Harsh Vardhan in 2014.

Samjhauta Express blast case: No one knows who killed 68 people, says Kapil Sibal

The blast on the India-Pakistan train took place near Panipat in Haryana on February 18, 2007, when it was on its way to Attari in Amritsar, the last station on the Indian side.

Sidhu takes swipe at govt over Balakot strikes: Were you uprooting trees or terrorists?

"When the international media speak against Pakistan, you are "elated". But when they ask questions (about the airstrike), they are asking because they support Pak?" Sibal asked.

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CAG Rajiv Mehrishi was part of Rafale negotiations, how can he audit: Congress

In a press statement, the Congress has alleged that the government compromised "national interest" and "national security" in the purchase of the 36 aircraft and said the CAG has a constitutional and statutory duty to undertake a forensic audit of all defence contracts, including the Rafale deal.

Government switching off channel I financed: Kapil Sibal

Meanwhile, Kerala-based Christian devotional channel Harvest TV, which has been on air since 2011, has accused the newly-launched Harvest TV backed by Sibal of unauthorised use of its name, logo and breach of agreement.

Ready to face CBI, says Akhilesh Yadav on illegal mining case; no vendetta, claims BJP

"Why is the CBI conducting raids. Whatever they want to ask, they can ask me. However, the BJP should remember that the culture it is leaving behind, it may have to face it in the future," Yadav said.

ED raids against Robert Vadra's associates an act of 'hooliganism': Congress

Kapil Sibal alleged that ED officials reached his offices without any warrant and when asked to wait, "they broke into the office."

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

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

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How the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya impacts the BJP

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

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. 

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Idea Exchange With Kapil Sibal

  Kapil Sibal held the important portfolios of HRD and Telecom in the UPA government. The changes in education system brought in under him are now being examined by the Smriti Irani-led ministry. He remains one of the leading lights of the Congress and was recently nominated by the party, that is looking for strong […]

Congress leaders meet President, brief him on Arunachal Pradesh

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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