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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.