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Kapil Sibal

Congress Demands Uttarakhand CM's Resignation After Graft Allegations

Oct 28, 2020 PTI

CM Trivendra Singh Rawat claims allegations against him are false and baseless

AICC Reshuffle By Sonia Gandhi Gives No Glide-Path For Congress Recovery

Sep 12, 2020 Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The AICC revamp came in the backdrop of a major push for organisational reform by some of the party’s and Nehru-Gandhi family’s staunchest loyalists.

Congress District Unit In UP Targets Jitin Prasada After 'Dissent' Letter; Kapil Sibal Calls It 'Unfortunate'

Jitin Prasada, a former union minister, was among the signatories to the letter that sought an active and full-time party president.

It Is Not About A Post, But About Country Which Matters Most: Kapil Sibal After CWC Meet

Aug 25, 2020 PTI

A day after a stormy Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal made the remarks in a cryptic tweet.

‘Was Informed By Rahul Gandhi Personally’: Kapil Sibal Withdraws Tweet Over ‘Colluding With BJP’ Remark

As the CWC meeting is underway and it was reported that Rahul Gandhi had lashed out at the leaders who had written to Sonia Gandhi.

24 July, 2020

Rajasthan Governor Acting On Behest Of Centre, Says Kapil Sibal As Congress Demands Assembly Session


The Rajasthan Governor has not responded to the cabinet's decision to convene the assembly session. Kapil Sibal said the Governor has no discretion in the matter.

19 July, 2020

Rajasthan Crisis: 'Ban Defectors From Holding Public Office For 5 Years, Fighting Next Poll,' Says Kapil Sibal


Kapil Sibal said the 'antibodies' against the 'virus of corrupt means' to topple elected governments lie in amending the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution (anti-defection law).

21 June, 2020

Congress Says Modi's 'No One Intruded Into Indian Territory' Remark Endorses Chinese Position


Congress leader and former Union minister Kapil Sibal said the government should not back down till the Chinese retreat and status quo ante is restored at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

25 April, 2020

Rethink Lockdown Measures, Formulate National Plan For Covid-19: Kapil Sibal To Centre


Sibal said the government should rethink on lockdown measures as the country cannot have the 'lockdown of people and lockout of the economy'

24 April, 2020

SC Grants Arnab Goswami Interim Protection From Arrest For 3 Weeks


The top court also clarified that no investigations will be carried out in any fresh FIRs lodged against Arnab Goswami arising out the news show related to Palghar incident.

01 April, 2020

'Two India's - One Watching Ramayana And Playing Antakshari, Other Fighting For Survival': Kapil Sibal

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Hundreds of migrants, a majority of whom are daily wage workers, started rushing to their native places from different states amid uncertainty over their livelihood following the announcement of a 21-day nationwide lockdown last week to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

10 February, 2020

Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah's Sister Moves SC Against His Detention Under PSA

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On advocate Kapil Sibal's request, the SC bench has agreed to hold an urgent hearing on the matter.

19 January, 2020

States Can Disagree With Centre, Can't Be Forced To Enforce 'Unconstitutional' CAA: Congress

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The grand old party's assertion comes a day after senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said there was no way a state could deny the enforcement of the CAA when it Parliament had already passed it.

19 January, 2020

Sibal Legally Correct, Only Parliament Can Take Back CAA: AAP's Sanjay Singh


Shortly after his statement that no state can refuse implementation of the amended Citizenship Act, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday said that it will be problematic to oppose the new legislation if the Supreme Court declares it 'constitutional'.

19 January, 2020

'Not Possible, Unconstitutional': Congress's Kapil Sibal On States Refusing To Implement CAA

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The senior Congress leader said as the citizenship law has been passed by the Parliament, no state can say 'I will not implement it'.

16 January, 2020

'Why Send 36 Propagandists': Congress On Union Ministers' Scheduled Visit To Jammu And Kashmir


Thirty six Union Ministers will visit J&K later this month to spread awareness about the positive impact of abrogation of Article 370.

24 November, 2019

No Floor Test Today; SC Asks Centre To Produce Letters Of Support, Maharashtra Governor's Invite By Monday Morning

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The apex court also issued notices to the Centre, Maharashtra government on the petition filed by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress coalition against the Maharashtra Governor's decision to swear in Fadnavis as chief minister.

24 November, 2019

'Took Oath Yesterday, Shying Away From Floor Test Today': Top NCP-Congress-Sena Arguments In Supreme Court

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The apex court issued notices to the Maharashtra government, state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, his deputy Ajit Pawar and the Centre, and asked for relevant documents and letters of support from MLAs by 10 am tomorrow.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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