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Tag: Kapil Sibal

People Don’t Consider Congress As An Effective Alternative: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi: After Congress’ debacle in the recently concluded Bihar polls and by-polls held across 11 states, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said that the people of the country, not just in Bihar but wherever by-elections were held, “obviously don’t consider the Congress to be an effective alternative.” The Congress managed to win only 19 […]

Tweet Row: Rahul Didn’t Say That, Says Kapil Sibal

New Delhi: The spat among bigwigs of Indian National Congress took an ugly turn on Monday after veteran leader and eminent lawyer Kapil Sibal lashed out at Rahul Gandhi over the latter’s “Colluding with BJP” remark. However, just hours later Sibal deleted his tweet by saying that the former party chief had informed him personally […]

ED Finds 'Financial Links' Between PFI And Anti-CAA Protests In UP

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has found that the recent violent protests in Uttar Pradesh against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) had a “financial link” with the Kerala-based outfit PFI, official sources said on Monday. The agency, which is probing the Popular Front of India (PFI) under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) since […]

PC to eat 'dal-roti' in plastic utensils in Tihar, spend b'day locked up

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was on Thursday lodged in the capital’s Tihar Jail where he will not find it easy to adjust to the stifling barracks which will be a far cry from his days in North Block. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram was also lodged in the same jail earlier. Earlier on […]

INX-Media: Court Sends Chidambaram To Tihar Jail

New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday sent former finance minister P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar sent Chidambaram to 14-day judicial custody till September 19. The court allowed him to carry his medicines to jail. Considering that he has Z-security, the court directed Chidambaram be […]

Aircel Maxis Case: Chidambaram, Karti get anticipatory bail

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in both the ED and the CBI matters relating to the Aircel Maxis case. District and Sessions Judge O.P. Saini, while granting the relief to the father-son duo, directed the applicants to furnish a […]

SC extends Chidambaram's CBI custody till September 5

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will remain in the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) custody till September 5 despite the investigating agency informing the court that it does not want to question him further. Senior Advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Chidambaram, assured […]

Ayodhya case: SC to hear contempt plea of Muslim parties' lawyer

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Monday agreed to hear the contempt petition moved by the lawyer of the Muslim parties, Rajeev Dhavan, on the threat he received for appearing for his clients. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal moved the application before the court and the CJI agreed to list the matter. […]

Not hiding from law, says Chidambaram at Congress HQ

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who has been eluding the CBI and ED, on Wednesday evening dramatically surfaced at the Congress headquarters. He appeared at the party headquarters, hours after his petition challenging the Delhi High Court rejection of anticipatory bail was not listed in the Supreme Court. In […]

SC refuses urgent listing of Chidambaram's petition seeking protection from arrest in INX Media case

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is facing threat of arrest, failed twice Wednesday to get immediate relief from the Supreme Court which refused to grant him urgent hearing on his plea seeking protection from arrest in the INX media scam cases. Chidambaram, who was home minister and finance minister in the UPA […]

Aircel-Maxis: Chidambaram's interim protection extended 13 times

New Delhi: A special court has extended 13 times the interim protection from arrest it granted to former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and 14 times to his son Karti Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis deal case, due to consecutive adjournments lasting over a year. The father-son duo has been enjoying interim protection from arrest by the […]

'Kamdar' Modi destroyed India's economy: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the “so-called kamdar” had destroyed India’s economy with no jobs and no solutions to rising unemployment. Sibal’s comment comes in continuation of the war of words between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, as Modi on Saturday […]

Congress mounts attack on BJP ahead of PM Modi's Odisha visit

Bhubaneswar: The Congress today observed the fourth anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government as ‘Vishwasghat Divas’ or ‘Betrayal Day’ to highlight the alleged failures of the BJP-led government at the Centre. Former Union Minister Kapil Sibal, who arrived in Odisha today, termed the Modi government ‘fascist and corrupt’. Lashing out at the Modi government, […]

Chidambaram, Sibal attack Modi government over Kashmir

New Delhi: Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday attacked the Modi government’s Kashmir policy, saying its “hard, muscular, militaristic” approach had failed to end militancy in the troubled state. “It was claimed that the hard, muscular, militaristic approach will put an end to infiltration and militancy. Has it?” the former Home Minister tweeted. Chidambaram quoted […]

Babri case: Muslim bodies support Kapil Sibal's stand

New Delhi: All the petitioners in the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmabhoomi case, including the Sunni Waqf Board, on Wednesday said that they totally support senior lawyer Kapil Sibal’s plea to the Supreme Court that the hearing of the case should be deferred till July 2019. They also emphasised that Haji Mehboob — one of the many plaintiffs […]

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Govt to abide by SC decision in Rajiv Gandhi case: Sibal

Law Minister Kapil Sibal today said government would abide by Supreme Court's decision commuting death penalty of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.....