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Kapil Sibal: Indian lawyer and politician
Kapil Sibal is an Indian politician belonging to the Indian National Congress party. A lawyer, he formerly served at the helm of various ministries in the Congress-led UPA government over the years – beginning with the Ministry of Science & Technology, then the Ministry of Human Resource Development followed by the Ministry of Communications & IT, and the Ministry of Law & Justice.

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PSA on Omar: SC gives J&K 15 days to explain

The SC bench issued notice to the J&K Union territory government on a habeas corpus petition filed by Sara Abdullah Pilot seeking freedom for her brother and directed filing of the response by March 2,..
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Kapil Sibal welcomes SC's directive to political parties to publicise candidates' criminal antecedents


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Are Modi's ministers preaching harmony by delivering provocative speeches?: Kapil Sibal

Speaking to ANI, Sibal said, "When Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister says--goli maro, isn't it a conspiracy? And when ABVP people enter JNU, isn't that a conspiracy? And when their (BJP) ministers deliver a..
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Bid to tarnish our image: Kapil Sibal, Indira Jaising and Dushyant Dave


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Was paid for professional services, nothing else: Kapil Sibal on payments received from PFI

Congress leader Kapil Sibal said the payments he received from the Popular Front of India had nothing to do with anti-CAA protests, and were made for his legal services offered in 2017 and 2018, much..
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Kapil Sibal received money from PFI in Hadiya case: Sources

Reacting to the allegations of receiving fund by PFI, Sibal said that these claims are 'nonsense'.
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PFI mobilised Rs 120 crore during anti-CAA protests, Kapil Sibal, Indira Jaising among recipients: Report

In a shocking revelation, evidence have been unearthed suggesting that the Popular Front of India (PFI) mobilised funds to the tune of Rs 120 crore during to anti-CAA protests that occured in December..
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Anti-CAA protestors are also not afraid of you: Kapil Sibal responds to Shah's 'not afraid of protests' statement

Speaking about the protests regarding the contentious law, Shah said, "We are not afraid of protests. In fact, we were born amid protests, raised amid protests. We had said the same thing in opposition..
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PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah are a drag on Indian democracy: Kapil Sibal


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CAA unconstitutional, arguing against it in SC; assembly resolutions valid: Kapil Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday dismissed suggestions that there was a change in his stance on the amended Citizenship Act, saying it is "unconstitutional", he is arguing against it in the..
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PM should not waste time of students: Kapil Sibal on Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha'


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When and if CAA is declared constitutional by SC, it will be problematic for states to oppose it: Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday asserted that every state assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek the amended Citizenship Act's withdrawal, but if the law is..
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Arvind Kejriwal's 'subdued' response to CAA-NPR-NRC, Jamia-JNU violence 'smacks of opportunism': Kapil Sibal


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No state can say it won’t implement CAA, says Kapil Sibal


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No state can deny implementation of CAA: Congress leader Kapil Sibal


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If people from outside India have right to visit J&K, why not us, asks Kapil Sibal


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Clear conspiracy: Kapil Sibal on JNU violence

A day after the violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi, Congress leader Kapil Sibal termed it as "clear conspiracy" and said that action needs to be taken. On Sunday evening, more than..
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Sky-touching temple in Ayodhya to come up within four months: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said a sky-touching Ram temple would come up in Ayodhya within four months which Indians from all over the world have been demanding for 100 years. Making a blistering..
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In SC, P Chidambaram argues against Sibal & Singhvi, who got him bail

Interestingly in his first appearance in court after getting bail, Chidambaram stood against senior advocates Kapil Sibal and A M Singhvi, both of whom appeared for him in the INX Media case in the..
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India can never be Muslim free, Amit Shah taunts SP parliamentarian on CAB

"Javed Ali Khan (Samajwadi Party leader) said that we will become 'Muslim-mukt'. Javed Ali Sahab, this country will not be free from Muslims even if you want it to be," said Amit Shah. Replying to a..
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'Cab' ride with divisive driver: Kapil Sibal on Citizenship Bill

"CAB is a cab ride with a divisive driver to: destabilise, destroy our polity values both societal and constitutional with an eye only on political dividends. Hath milao Desh bachao!" Sibal said in a..
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Justice Mishra offers ‘dandavat’ apology

The stage was set at 10.30 am by senior advocate Kapil Sibal in the backdrop of the Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association passing a resolution on Wednesday, stopping short of criticising..
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What was 'national emergency' that led to revocation of President's Rule in Maharashtra at 5:17am, asks Kapil Sibal


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Govt should have paid as much attention to pollution as it did to Article 370: Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday hit out at the government over the pollution crisis in Delhi, saying the Centre should have paid as much attention to poor air quality as it did in..
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Kapil Sibal slams Centre for President's rule in Maharashtra

"I do not have an experience like Union home minister Amit Shah. He has enormous experience of breaking the governments. We have seen in Goa and Karnataka how they toppled the governments," Sibal told..
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INX Media money laundering case: Evidence documentary, can't be tampered with, Chidambaram tells HC

Since the beginning, the probe agency's case was never that the Congress leader tried to influence witnesses, but suddenly in October, when he was in custody, it was alleged that he had tried to put..
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Tell people Pakistan's integral part split from it because of Cong: Kapil Sibal


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Lost five kg in 43 days in jail, suffered two bouts of illness: Chidambaram to SC

A bench of justices R Banumathi, A S Bopanna and Hrishikesh Roy was told by Chidambaram's lawyer Kapil Sibal that "during his 43 days in jail, he had suffered two bouts of illness for five and seven..
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Concentrate less on politics more on our children': Kapil Sibal to PM Modi on hunger index ranking

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over India ranking 102 in the Global Hunger Index, saying the PM should concentrate less on politics and more on..
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INX Media case: CBI wants to 'humiliate me' by keeping in jail, Chidambaram tells SC

Senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Chidambaram, told a 3-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi that there were no allegations against their party colleague or his..
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PM should attend to work, have less photo ops: Kapil Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee's remarks that the Indian economy is on shaky ground, saying the PM..
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Show '56 inch' chest, tell Xi Jinping to vacate PoK land: Kapil Sibal to PM Modi


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P Chidambaram to stay in Tihar till October 17, get home food once a day

Appearing for Chidambaram, senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi urged a bench of Justices N V Ramana, Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna Murari to list the plea for urgent hearing as the..
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Chidambaram moves SC seeking bail in INX Media corruption case

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, representing Chidambaram, mentioned the matter for urgent listing before a bench headed by justice N V Ramana. The bench also comprising justices Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna..
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Kapil Sibal cites UK Supreme Court's verdict, says no scrutiny of bills in India


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Rich will benefit, poor left to fend for themselves: Kapil Sibal on tax cut


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Kapil Sibal takes dig at PM over 'trailer' remark, says don't want to see rest of film


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'Kya gazab ka trailer hai': Kapil Sibal mocks PM over 'picture abhi baki hai' remark

Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday took a dig at Modi for his "Picture abhi baki hai" remark, which the PM said in the context of his government's 100 days in office. "What a wonderful trailer it is..
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Get to work on issues that matter: Kapil Sibal tells PM Modi


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INX Media Case: Apex court extends P Chidambaram's CBI custody for two days

Senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Chidambaram, gave an undertaking that till Thursday, they will not press their bail petitions in the trial court.
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Ayodhya: SC to hear Rajeev Dhavan's contempt plea against ex-govt official for threatening him

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told senior advocate Kapil Sibal, representing Dhavan, that the contempt plea would be taken up. "It will be listed for hearing..
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INX Media case: SC extends interim protection from arrest to Chidambaram till tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended till tomorrow protection from arrest granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal,..
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Has any BJP leader ever advised PM Modi not to demonise opposition: Kapil Sibal


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Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi have answered all CBI questions: Karti Chidambaram

Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, said on Thursday that senior counsels Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi have effectively answered "everything" the probe agency is..
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INX Media case: In court, Chidambaram's lawyers counter CBI's arguments for 5-day custody

The CBI has sought 5-day custody of Congress leader P Chidambaram for custodial interrogation in the INX Media corruption case to unearth the "larger conspiracy". Opposing CBI's arguments,..
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At Congress HQ surprise appearance, P Chidambaram said he wasn’t hiding from the law

At 8.15pm, a battery of Congress seniors trooped in. Ahmed Patel, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, Salman Khurshid, Abhishek Singhvi, Kapil Sibal, Vivek Tankha and organisation secretary K C..
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Chidambaram's case will be put before CJI to consider for urgent listing: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said senior Congress leader P Chidambaram's plea challenging the Delhi High Court order dismissing his petition for pre-arrest bail in the INX media case will be put..
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Provision to declare person as terrorist under UAPA Bill 'unconstitutional', says Kapil Sibal

Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Thursday called the provision to declare a person as terrorist under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill 2019 as 'meaningless' and 'unconstitutional'.
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Don’t restrict journos’ entry, says Kapil Sibal


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What's the point of $5 trillion economy if majority are poor: Kapil Sibal

Achieving a $5 trillion economy will have little meaning if the majority of people in the country are poor, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
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