Kapil Sibal

Are your controversial statements meant to strengthen judiciary: Kapil Sibal's dig at Rijiju 

Addressing a gathering at the Tis Hazari courts complex here to mark Republic Day, Rijiju said the Modi government has not taken a single step to undermine the judiciary.

published on : 24th January 2023

Supreme Court grants bail to Vyapam Scam whistleblower Anand Rai 

Rai in his plea had argued that though he had joined the event but was not present at the site where the alleged incident had taken place. 

published on : 13th January 2023

ISRO espionage case: SC sets aside anticipatory bail of four former officers; asks HC to consider bail pleas afresh

The court granted interim protection from arrest to the accused for five weeks and till the HC decides their pleas subject to them cooperating in the investigation.

published on : 2nd December 2022

People like Sibal who didn't abuse party after exit could be taken back, not Scindia, Sarma: Ramesh

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday said 'Scindia is a `gaddar' (traitor), true gaddar, real gaddar and 24 carat gaddar.'

published on : 2nd December 2022

Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu; seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC

Sibal’s contention was that since Jallikattu involved an ancient practice of breeding native bulls by the local communities it also served the cause of conservation of a Native breed of cattle.

published on : 1st December 2022

No uniformity in education as each state has own culture: Kapil Sibal

There can’t be uniformity in education since each State has its own cultural ethos, and unique characteristics, he added. 

published on : 9th November 2022

Gold smuggling: Kapil Sibal to get Rs 15.5 lakh per appearance

He is expected to appear for the state when the court takes up the case again on November 3.

published on : 30th October 2022

Hate speech: Supreme Court notice to Centre in plea seeking action against leaders 

A bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and CT Ravikumar tagged Abdullah’s petition which also sought an independent probe into the incidents of hate speech and hate crimes against the Muslim community.

published on : 21st October 2022

Define ‘Contempt’ more reasonably

While Savukku Shankar’s speech may be viewed by many as intemperate, the question arises as to how mere comments on social media can undermine a pillar of the world’s largest democracy.

published on : 7th October 2022

Comments against SC: A-G declines consent for contempt proceedings against Kapil Sibal

Sibal on August 6 made critical statements concerning some recent verdicts of the apex court as a speaker in an event organized here.

published on : 2nd September 2022

'CBI now uncaged, its plumes saffron and wings ED': Sibal's jibe at central probe agency

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday raided the home of Sisodia and 30 other locations in connection with alleged corruption in the implementation of the Delhi Excise Policy.

published on : 21st August 2022

Kapil Sibal's 'lost hope in SC remark': AIBA terms Rajya Sabha MP's statement 'contemptuous'

Sibal, a former Law Minister was critical of the apex court's recent judgements in the Zakia Jafri case as well as on the pleas pertaining to the interpretation of certain provisions of the PMLA.

published on : 8th August 2022

Lawyers seek Attorney General's consent to initiate contempt action against Kapil Sibal

As per section 15 of the Contempt of Courts Act, the nod of the Attorney General or the Solicitor General is a condition precedent to set the criminal contempt proceedings in motion.

published on : 8th August 2022

Supreme Court seeks government's stand on poll freebies by parties

During the hearing, the CJI sought the opinion of senior advocate and Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal, who was present in court for some other matter, on the issue.

published on : 27th July 2022

Kapil Sibal suggests keeping one day in week for any matter Opposition wishes to discuss in Parliament

Parliament has failed to transact any significant business so far since the Monsoon Session began on July 18 with the Opposition seeking a debate on price rise and GST on certain items of daily use.

published on : 21st July 2022

'I hang my head in shame': Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal on state of judiciary

Sibal also said that in recent years, free speech, and how it has been interpreted by the Supreme Court, unfortunately, is not allowed the space that is constitutionally permissible to it.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Culture of bulldozing thrives: Sibal on demolition in Prayagraj

The Prayagraj Development Authority (PDA) on Sunday demolished the house of the alleged mastermind of Friday's violence in Prayagraj amid heavy police deployment.

published on : 13th June 2022

Satyendar Jain arrest: Sibal says PMLA 'weapon' that often serves political ends

Jain was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday in a money laundering case, with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) calling it a political move ahead of the Himachal polls.

published on : 31st May 2022

When matters of faith are part of political agendas

Our constitutional framework empowers our citizens with certain rights and seeks to safeguard their multifarious identities.

published on : 30th May 2022

Uttar Pradesh: SP's RS picks part of a three-pronged strategy with an eye on 2024 LS polls 

The SP has followed a three-pronged strategy-- of mollifying Azam Khan, cementing ties with RLD and keeping the minority community in good humour--with an eye on the general elections of 2024.

published on : 27th May 2022
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