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New Kerala
HC order on Virbhadra's plea against ED order on May 30 - newkerala.com #69011ED's provisional attachment order of March 23 issued under the Prevention of Mo
HC order on Virbhadra's plea against ED order on May 30 - newkerala.com #69011
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
ED's provisional attachment order of March 23 issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Virbhadra and his wife, said the final order of the authority was expected to be passed on May 31... Read more
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Op-Ed News
India's Turn to the Right for the Next Generationfight the elections. AK Antony was disgraced; Pranab Mukherjee moved to Rashtra
India's Turn to the Right for the Next Generation
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 hours ago
fight the elections. AK Antony was disgraced; Pranab Mukherjee moved to Rashtrapati Bhawan. The next round of leaders are Kapil Sibal and Salman Khurshid who already have lost face in elections. The arrogance of dynasty, like a Banyan tree,... Read more
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dna
BJP has given 'decisive' government, says Amit Shahhe said. Responding to questions about Congress' criticism of the functioning
BJP has given 'decisive' government, says Amit Shah
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
he said. Responding to questions about Congress' criticism of the functioning of Modi government and former Union Minister Kapil Sibal daring the minsters for a debate, Shah said tersely the BJP cannot get into a debate with him. "What do you... Read more
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The Economic Times
BJP has given 'decisive' government: Amit Shahhe said. Responding to questions about Congress' criticism of the functioning
BJP has given 'decisive' government: Amit Shah
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
he said. Responding to questions about Congress' criticism of the functioning of Modi government and former Union Minister Kapil Sibal daring the minsters for a debate, Shah said tersely the BJP cannot get into a debate with him. "What do you... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Shorgul trailer: Watch Jimmy Shergill, Ashutosh Rana in a political dramadignitaries. Jimmy Shergill plays a politician in the film. (YouTube grab) Di
Shorgul trailer: Watch Jimmy Shergill, Ashutosh Rana in a political drama
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 hours ago
dignitaries. Jimmy Shergill plays a politician in the film. (YouTube grab) Directed by Jitendra Tiwari and P Singh, the lyrics have been penned by senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal. Shorgul is set to release on June 24. Watch the trail... Read more
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New Kerala
Trailer of 'Shorgul' out - newkerala.com #68457misdoings, mind games and controversial master strokes of some high profile dig
Trailer of 'Shorgul' out - newkerala.com #68457
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
misdoings, mind games and controversial master strokes of some high profile dignitaries. Directed by Jitendra Tiwari and P. Singh, the lyrics have been penned by senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal. "Shorgul" is set to rele... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP has no reason to celebrate, says Congresswell in the recent elections in Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and West Bengal, Mr.
BJP has no reason to celebrate, says Congress
The Hindu / Posted 19 hours ago
well in the recent elections in Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and West Bengal, Mr. Azad along with other senior leaders, Kapil Sibal, Mallikarjun Kharge and Randeep Singh Surjewala put up a cheerful face. They cracked jokes and recited poetry... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Only bhashan, no shasan’: Congress takes a swipe at Modi’s ‘Achhe din’government’s claims of development and governance. At the party headquarters i
‘Only bhashan, no shasan’: Congress takes a swipe at Modi’s ‘Achhe din’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 hours ago
government’s claims of development and governance. At the party headquarters in Delhi, senior leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal, Mallikarjun Kharge and Randeep Singh Surjewala tore into the government, claiming it has failed on all fronts,... Read more
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The Financial Express
Congress demands Narendra Modi’s apology over Subramanian Swamy’s remarks against Raghuram RajanSabha member has made the statement and more than that it is unfortunate that t
Congress demands Narendra Modi’s apology over Subramanian Swamy’s remarks against Raghuram Rajan
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
Sabha member has made the statement and more than that it is unfortunate that the PM has not spoken,” Congress spokesman Kapil Sibal said. Addressing a joint press conference with a battery of senior leaders at the AICC headquarters, he said,... Read more
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dna
Swamy vs Rajan: PM Modi should apologise for Swamy targeting Raghuram Rajan, demands CongressSabha member has made the statement and more than that it is unfortunate that t
Swamy vs Rajan: PM Modi should apologise for Swamy targeting Raghuram Rajan, demands Congress
dna / Posted yesterday
Sabha member has made the statement and more than that it is unfortunate that the PM has not spoken," Congress spokesman Kapil Sibal said. Addressing a joint press conference with a battery of senior leaders at the AICC headquarters, he said,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Congress questions the 'achievements' of two years of Modi govtits media publicity. It has nothing to show by way of work except bombast." Fo
Congress questions the 'achievements' of two years of Modi govt
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
its media publicity. It has nothing to show by way of work except bombast." Former Union minister and party spokesperson Kapil Sibal challenged the Prime Minister and anyone in the government to a public debate on the so called "achievements" of... Read more
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dna
Modi government has nothing to show but 'empty promises': Congressthe Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress leader in Lok Sabh
Modi government has nothing to show but 'empty promises': Congress
dna / Posted yesterday
the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, former Union Minister Kapil Sibal as also party's chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala targeted the Prime Minister over a variety of issues including... Read more
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dna
Modi's rule 'most disappointing' for the country, says Congressand delivery. "Modi ji why are you celebrating. Is there prosperity all around
Modi's rule 'most disappointing' for the country, says Congress
dna / Posted yesterday
and delivery. "Modi ji why are you celebrating. Is there prosperity all around in the nation," party spokesperson Kapil Sibal said adding, these were "two years of hollow promises". Attacking the NDA government on a wide range of issues... Read more
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The Financial Express
Modi government has nothing to show but ’empty promises’: Congressthe Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress leader in Lok Sabh
Modi government has nothing to show but ’empty promises’: Congress
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, former Union Minister Kapil Sibal as also party’s chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala targeted the Prime Minister over a variety of issues including... Read more
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The Economic Times
Modi government has nothing to show but empty promises, says CongressOpposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad , Congress leader in Lok Sabha
Modi government has nothing to show but empty promises, says Congress
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad , Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge , former Union Minister Kapil Sibal as also party's chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala targeted the Prime Minister over a variety of issues... Read more
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dna
Congress dubs PM's foreign policy as 'kabhi khushi kabhi gham'office when the promises made to the nation were yet to be fulfilled. Leading
Congress dubs PM's foreign policy as 'kabhi khushi kabhi gham'
dna / Posted yesterday
office when the promises made to the nation were yet to be fulfilled. Leading the Congress' charge, former union minister Kapil Sibal questioned the government's foreign policy with regard to hostile neighbour Pakistan. "You must have heard the... Read more
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The Financial Express
2 years of Modi government: 10 ‘failures’ Congress leaders highlighted in a scathing attack on NDAselling dreams meant for the rich,” Congress said. In a power-packed press con
2 years of Modi government: 10 ‘failures’ Congress leaders highlighted in a scathing attack on NDA
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
selling dreams meant for the rich,” Congress said. In a power-packed press conference Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal, Mallikarjun Kharge and Randeep Surjewala accused the Modi government of making false promises and held them... Read more
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asianage
Kapil Sibal likely to be fielded for Rajya SabhaSenior Congress leader Kapil Sibal (Photo: PTI) While senior Congress leader K
Kapil Sibal likely to be fielded for Rajya Sabha
asianage / Posted yesterday
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal (Photo: PTI) While senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal is likely to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha either from Uttarakhand or from Bihar, the party’s Maharashtra unit is said to be opposing fielding an “outsider”... Read more
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dna
Cong doing 'negative poliitcs' as it is 'nervous', says BJP on anniversary eventof Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha
Cong doing 'negative poliitcs' as it is 'nervous', says BJP on anniversary event
dna / Posted yesterday
of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and party spokespersons Kapil Sibal and Randeep Singh Surjewala will train their guns on the government in Delhi as part of the plan charted out by... Read more
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Business Standard India
Singh brothers fend off property bouncer in dispute with Daiichiproceedings in Delhi High Court, said he needed to be sure that the award was s
Singh brothers fend off property bouncer in dispute with Daiichi
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
proceedings in Delhi High Court, said he needed to be sure that the award was secure. He did not issue a formal order after Kapil Sibal, who was arguing for the Singh brothers, told the judge any such court order to issue a formal statement of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Singh brothers fend off property bouncerproceedings in Delhi High Court, said he needed to be sure that the award was s
Singh brothers fend off property bouncer
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
proceedings in Delhi High Court, said he needed to be sure that the award was secure. He did not issue a formal order after Kapil Sibal, who was arguing for the Singh brothers, told the judge any such court order to issue a formal statement of... Read more
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The Economic Times
With Congress not in power, its legal eagles Kapil Sibal & Abhishek Singhvi are pursuing law without constraintswithout the constraints of a government office or post. And, they are raking in
With Congress not in power, its legal eagles Kapil Sibal & Abhishek Singhvi are pursuing law without constraints
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
without the constraints of a government office or post. And, they are raking in the moolah. Senior advocates such as Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi are now actively appearing in courts for their clients. Sibal was a minister in both... Read more
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dna
Parliament won't function if Rahul, Sonia and other leaders targeted with 'false cases': Kapil SibalCongress leader Kapil Sibal accused BJP of targeting its leaders by lodging fal
Parliament won't function if Rahul, Sonia and other leaders targeted with 'false cases': Kapil Sibal
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Congress leader Kapil Sibal accused BJP of targeting its leaders by lodging false cases against them and said Parliament will not function if this continues. On claims by BJP that it would get the key GST Bill passed in Parliament in its next... Read more
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The Financial Express
Parliament won’t function if filing of ‘false’ cases against Congress leaders continues: Kapil SibalCongress leader Kapil Sibal today accused BJP of targeting its leaders by lodgi
Parliament won’t function if filing of ‘false’ cases against Congress leaders continues: Kapil Sibal
The Financial Express / Posted 6 days ago
Congress leader Kapil Sibal today accused BJP of targeting its leaders by lodging false cases against them and said Parliament will not function if this continues. On claims by BJP that it would get the key GST Bill passed in Parliament in its next... Read more
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The Economic Times
Roche’s reputation at stake if Avastin biosimilar approved without trial: Kapil Sibalreputation as the SEC recommended the copy even while some phases of clinical t
Roche’s reputation at stake if Avastin biosimilar approved without trial: Kapil Sibal
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
reputation as the SEC recommended the copy even while some phases of clinical trials were skipped, argued Roche's counsel Kapil Sibal . Hetero Drugs was "piggy-backing" on the Swiss giant's proprietary data to pass off a drug that was not... Read more
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The Financial Express
Rajya Sabha Elections: Fresh faces or veterans? Congress weighs optionsP Chidambaram & Kapil Sibal after an interaction with media at kolkata press cl
Rajya Sabha Elections: Fresh faces or veterans? Congress weighs options
The Financial Express / Posted 8 days ago
P Chidambaram & Kapil Sibal after an interaction with media at kolkata press club on thursday. (Express Photo) WILL THE Congress bring fresh faces to Rajya Sabha or will it renominate members who have just retired? And, will it bring to the crucial... Read more
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The Economic Times
Don't transfer shares till next date: Delhi HC to Spicejetthe shares and issuance of the share," Justice Manmohan Singh said. The court
Don't transfer shares till next date: Delhi HC to Spicejet
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
the shares and issuance of the share," Justice Manmohan Singh said. The court gave the interim order after senior advocate Kapil Sibal and Rajiv Nayar , appearing for Maran, claimed that he should be protected till the time warrants are not issued... Read more
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Business Standard India
Delhi High Court hears SEBI submissions inthe Kalanithi Maran - Spicejet stock warrant caseare saying it is his. How is this possible?" The contentions made by SEBI led
Delhi High Court hears SEBI submissions inthe Kalanithi Maran - Spicejet stock warrant case
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
are saying it is his. How is this possible?" The contentions made by SEBI led the counsel for Maran, Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, to remark, "Then they (SpiceJet) have to secure us and we will go for arbitration." The statement was made in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Congress plans counter-offensive against Modi governmentsecretaries, spokespersons and other senior leaders to travel through states an
Congress plans counter-offensive against Modi government
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
secretaries, spokespersons and other senior leaders to travel through states and hold press conferences on these issues. Kapil Sibal , Jairam Ramesh , Digvijaya Singh, P Chidambarama, Salman Khurshid , Mukul Wasnik, Mohan Prakash, Madhusudan... Read more
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The Economic Times
Congress plans counter-offensive against PM Narendra Modi governmentsecretaries, spokespersons and other senior leaders to travel through states an
Congress plans counter-offensive against PM Narendra Modi government
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
secretaries, spokespersons and other senior leaders to travel through states and hold press conferences on these issues. Kapil Sibal , Jairam Ramesh , Digvijaya Singh, P Chidambarama, Salman Khurshid , Mukul Wasnik, Mohan Prakash, Madhusudan... Read more
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The Financial Express
Coalscam: Delhi High Court grants interim bail to JIPL’s Rungta brothersthe court noted in its order and fixed the matter for further hearing on July 2
Coalscam: Delhi High Court grants interim bail to JIPL’s Rungta brothers
The Financial Express / Posted 14 days ago
the court noted in its order and fixed the matter for further hearing on July 29. During the hearing, senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who was representing Rungtas, told the court that sentence awarded to his clients should be suspended. When... Read more
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The Telegraph
HC grants interim bail till July 31 to Rungta brothers in coal scam casethe court noted in its order and fixed the matter for further hearing on July 2
HC grants interim bail till July 31 to Rungta brothers in coal scam case
The Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
the court noted in its order and fixed the matter for further hearing on July 29. During the hearing, senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who was representing Rungtas, told the court that sentence awarded to his clients should be suspended. When... Read more
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dna
Right to freedom has to be balanced with other person's right to reputation: SC retains defamation lawsaid the interim protection given to them will continue for eight weeks. After
Right to freedom has to be balanced with other person's right to reputation: SC retains defamation law
dna / Posted 14 days ago
said the interim protection given to them will continue for eight weeks. After the verdict was pronounced, senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Rahul, said the Congress leader has to appear before trial court on July 19 and the order granting... Read more
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The Financial Express
Defamation law constitutionally valid, Sections 499 and 500 will stay: SCsaid the interim protection given to them will continue for eight weeks. After
Defamation law constitutionally valid, Sections 499 and 500 will stay: SC
The Financial Express / Posted 14 days ago
said the interim protection given to them will continue for eight weeks. After the verdict was pronounced, senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Rahul, said the Congress leader has to appear before trial court on July 19 and the order granting... Read more
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Business Standard India
Taking things personallyAuthority of India (Trai) regulation that telecom service providers compensate
Taking things personally
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
Authority of India (Trai) regulation that telecom service providers compensate consumers for call drops, senior counsel Kapil Sibal, who was representing the operators in court, took a jibe at the minister for communications and information... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government may look at giving Trai powers to take action against telcos: Ravi Shankar Prasadfor consumer interest. It is now time that the operators take steps to improve
Government may look at giving Trai powers to take action against telcos: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
for consumer interest. It is now time that the operators take steps to improve the services." On the swipe taken by Kapil Sibal, the former telecom minister and the lawyer for mobile operators grouping, where he referred to Prasad as the... Read more
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The Hindu
Harish Rawat back as Uttarakhand Chief Ministeropen admission of Mr. Rawat’s 33-28 victory against the BJP in the trust vote w
Harish Rawat back as Uttarakhand Chief Minister
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
open admission of Mr. Rawat’s 33-28 victory against the BJP in the trust vote won him plaudits from senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi for being “very, very fair.” ‘Wedded to democracy’ The Bench, granting the Centre... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Why stay in jail if you can afford to pay up': SC to Sahara's Subrata Royhave to deposit in addition to Rs 5000 crore to get bail. The order was passed
'Why stay in jail if you can afford to pay up': SC to Sahara's Subrata Roy
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
have to deposit in addition to Rs 5000 crore to get bail. The order was passed after the submission of senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Rajeev Dhawan on behalf of Roy which did not receive objection from SEBI's senior counsel Arvind... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Harish Rawat all set to return as Uttarakhand CM as President’s Rule revokedcountry and the institutions built by our founding fathers will not tolerate th
Harish Rawat all set to return as Uttarakhand CM as President’s Rule revoked
Central Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
country and the institutions built by our founding fathers will not tolerate the murder of democracy.” Congress leader Kapil Sibal told reporters that Prime Minister should apologize in Parliament and sack the Minister who advised him to impose... Read more
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dna
Supreme Court puts stamp of trust on democracy, Harish Rawat to be back as CMBJP in 2017 elections," Vishal Dobhal, a senior Congress politician said. Appe
Supreme Court puts stamp of trust on democracy, Harish Rawat to be back as CM
dna / Posted 15 days ago
BJP in 2017 elections," Vishal Dobhal, a senior Congress politician said. Appearing for the ousted CM, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said, "It's a fair decision and there were no irregularities in the proceeding." The bench, which recorded that... Read more
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The Indian Express
Harish Rawat back as Uttarakhand CM: Courts ensure Centre is out of the stateThe order of revocation has to be placed before the apex court on Friday. Rawa
Harish Rawat back as Uttarakhand CM: Courts ensure Centre is out of the state
The Indian Express / Posted 15 days ago
The order of revocation has to be placed before the apex court on Friday. Rawat’s counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Kapil Sibal appreciated the Centre’s stand on revocation of the proclamation. “It is a very fair stand and we appreciate the... Read more
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The Telegraph
SC nixes call drop penaltyhowever, said all options were being explored, including filing a review plea.
SC nixes call drop penalty
The Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
however, said all options were being explored, including filing a review plea. Meanwhile, Congress leader Kapil Sibal, counsel for the telecom operators, called Trai's call drop regulation "a populist measure". "If you want to... Read more
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The Telegraph
Rawat returns but with a nigglethe embarrassment of being ordered to lift President's rule, which it had impos
Rawat returns but with a niggle
The Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
the embarrassment of being ordered to lift President's rule, which it had imposed on the state on March 27. Senior counsel Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Rawat, complimented Rohatgi for taking a "fair" approach to the issue by... Read more
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The Economic Times
Harish Rawat restored as chief minister of Uttarakhandmade the submission before a bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh
Harish Rawat restored as chief minister of Uttarakhand
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
made the submission before a bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh, drawing praise from Rawat's lawyers Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi for his "fair" stand on the issue. Following this, the bench in a short order dictated... Read more
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The Hindu
Supreme Court extends parole granted to Sahara chief Subrata Royhave to deposit in addition to Rs 5000 crore to get bail. The order was passed
Supreme Court extends parole granted to Sahara chief Subrata Roy
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
have to deposit in addition to Rs 5000 crore to get bail. The order was passed after the submission of senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Rajeev Dhawan on behalf of Roy which did not receive objection from SEBI’s senior counsel Arvind Datar. On... Read more
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The Hindu
Now Congress has hopes on Arunachaland the subsequent imposition of President’s Rule there. “The Prime Minister m
Now Congress has hopes on Arunachal
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
and the subsequent imposition of President’s Rule there. “The Prime Minister must apologise,” Congress spokesperson Kapil Sibal told presspersons. “The Minister who gave him the advice [to go for President’s Rule before the floor test]... Read more
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Business Standard India
SC strikes down Trai's penalty on call dropscent at Rs 359.45, Idea Cellular by 1.46 per cent at Rs 111.25 and Reliance Com
SC strikes down Trai's penalty on call drops
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
cent at Rs 359.45, Idea Cellular by 1.46 per cent at Rs 111.25 and Reliance Communications by 2.16 per cent at Rs 54.40. Kapil Sibal, who was representing telecom operators, said, “(The) SC has rendered historic judgment by striking down the Trai... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM Modi should tender an apology: Congress on Uttarakhand victoryin Parliament and sack the minister who advised him to impose President’s Rule
PM Modi should tender an apology: Congress on Uttarakhand victory
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
in Parliament and sack the minister who advised him to impose President’s Rule in Uttarakhand,” senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said at a party press briefing. Delhi chief minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal also took to twitter to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Roy's provisional release extended till July 11assets both in India and abroad. The value of these assets, submitted in a sea
Roy's provisional release extended till July 11
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
assets both in India and abroad. The value of these assets, submitted in a sealed cover to the court by Sahara counsel Kapil Sibal, was enough to cover the dues of the group “many times over”, the Bench observed. However, it did not disclose... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
SC verdict on call drops: Trai needs to take a call, says Prasadexplored, including for filing of a review petition. Meanwhile, lawyer for tel
SC verdict on call drops: Trai needs to take a call, says Prasad
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
explored, including for filing of a review petition. Meanwhile, lawyer for telecom operators and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal called the regulation “a populist measure”. “Governments and ministers should not be populist when making... Read more
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