Kapil Sibal

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Kapil Sibal said ( about Jamia Milia Islamia ) : "Police brutality in Jamia library, December 15 (Tape). When policemen hide the truth. When there's no dialogue with the youth. When speeches are uncouth. When government becomes a sleuth. And data is full of 'jhooth' (lies). Slowly democracy will weaken at its roots," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 17, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Jawaharlal Nehru ) : "I entirely agree with the Human Resource Development Minister's statement. But what has the government done? We know for the fact what happened in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Is any action being taken? So, the HRD Minister must walk the talk. He cannot just talk," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 17, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Habeas Corpus ) : “It is a Habeas Corpus petition, My Lord. Please have it next week” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 14, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "He was in detention under section 107 of the CrPC. Now, he has been detained under the PSA," External link

business-standard Friday, February 14, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal replied ( about Omar Abdullah ) : “He (Omar) was under detention for the past six months... This is someone else, his sister, who has come,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 14, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal replied ( about Omar Abdullah ) : “He (Omar) was under detention for the past six months... This is someone else, his sister, who has come,” External link

Hindu Friday, February 14, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Habeas Corpus ) : “It is a Habeas Corpus petition My Lord. Please have it next week,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 14, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It's a good decision. Criminals have entered politics and people should know, so that they can question these political parties," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “As far as law is concerned, there are two types of comments, one is impersonal while the other is defamatory. There are instances where institutions like Parliament and SC are defamed with derogatory comments. Why should it not be explored how to stop circulation of such comments?” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Jamia Milia Islamia ) : "Decimation of Universities (The new culture) JNU: Masked right-wingers perpetrated violence Jamia: Entered the library and vandalised, spreading panic Gargi College: Entered by breaching walls and molested women We are still waiting for authorities to act," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It is shocking because so far after the August 5 they were arrested and continue to be in detention under Section 107 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. Since they have been in detention since August 5 and we are now in the beginning of February, I want to ask the Prime Minister how can you impose PSA because they have been under your detention?" External link

business-standard Friday, February 7, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "I want to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi that when he allows a member of the Lok Sabha to be the main speaker, what is the PM's agenda in that? Again to divide and not to bring about harmony," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rajiv Gandhi ) : "He is trying to sort of connect Rajiv ji in order to ensure that the Delhi public looks at the Congress party in that fashion. While we know that the divider of the country is sitting here, we know that those dividers are the ones who never participated in the unity of the nation," "Their whole intent is to divide, segregate and poison the minds of young people and ensure that they get some political advantage here in the course of the Delhi Elections," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "I want to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi that when he allows a member of the Lok Sabha to be the main speaker, what is the PM's agenda in that? Again to divide and not to bring about harmony," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rajiv Gandhi ) : "He is trying to sort of connect Rajiv ji in order to ensure that the Delhi public looks at the Congress party in that fashion. While we know that the divider of the country is sitting here, we know that those dividers are the ones who never participated in the unity of the nation," "Their whole intent is to divide, segregate and poison the minds of young people and ensure that they get some political advantage here in the course of the Delhi Elections," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue,” External link

expressindia Monday, February 3, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 3, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 3, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue," External link

business-standard Monday, February 3, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue," External link

business-standard Monday, February 3, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "A lot of petitions have been filed saying is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 3, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : "Sitharaman talked about three themes. The first one was 'aspirational India'. I want to tell that aspirational India is protesting, disturbed and concerned about their future," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The second theme was economic development but we are in the midst of the economic crisis. I am happy that the Finance Minister recognised the fact that fiscal deficit is 3.8 per cent but she should also tell the country if you add the deficit of Union of India plus the state is more than 8 per cent that is a worrisome situation," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Media has put up a story that ED told them that CAA protests are funded by PFI and part of that funding has come to some advocates, including me. I wish both the media and those who leaked these stories did a bit of homework because they wouldn't have leaked it otherwise. But I think there is a motive behind it. The motive is very simple, destroy people's reputation by lies, lies and more lies. This seems to be part of their propaganda machine, supported by this govt and taken over by media 'bhakts' on social media," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, January 27, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended : "This court should at some point of time examine if member of a political party should be allowed to file PILs based on media reports" External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, January 27, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It is very unfortunate. I never imagined that India's internal affairs will be a subject matter of discussion in the EU as well as in the United States. This is one of the greatest failures of our foreign policy that they (government) were not able to explain. It is the result of the discontent among the millions of people in this country, who fear consequences of the Citizenship Amendment Act as their citizenship will be questioned," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Amit Shah ) : "This government is neither interested in understanding people's concern nor willing to talk to them to set things right. Perhaps they think they will get some benefit by polarising a society that is why BJP chief JP Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah have said if you press the button in Akbarpur then the current should reach Shaheen Bagh," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended : "This court should at some point of time examine if member of a political party should be allowed to file PILs based on media reports" External link

news18 Monday, January 27, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : "Concerned citizen: Recognises our educated leaders by what they say !" External link

business-standard Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : “If the Speaker, who has the power, does not decide on the disqualification, the court will have to,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 24, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Nothing (framing of rules for CAA) has been formalised but the NPR processes have begun,” External link

economictimes Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "The government, the prime minister and home minister are perpetrating nine lies on CAA. Their first lie is that CAA is not discriminatory. The Constitution has five provisions for citizenship and religion is not mentioned anywhere. Citizenship Act, 1955, also contains the same provisions," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Twenty-eight people died in UP alone. People's houses were burnt, shops were burnt, they entered people's houses and killed them and the BJP government is lying," "Is it the priority of the government to uplift people out of poverty or to get people involved in issues, which will destroy their lives and livelihoods. When the economy is not functioning, when unemployment is at a such high level when our farmers are not getting anything, all that is being done is attempting to get foreign investment even by destroying the ordinary traders of this country," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I challenge the PM and the HM to debate with me, anywhere and anytime of their convenience... I will expose their lies,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I challenge the PM and the HM to debate with me, anywhere and anytime of their convenience... I will expose their lies,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Amit Shah ) : “They (Modi and Shah) say CAA is not discriminatory Be it in the Constitution or the original Citizenship Act, never ever religion has been made a criteria for citizenship in India as CAA has done,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “In India, today in the age group of 20-25 years in the year 2019, the unemployment rate is 63 per cent, the graduate unemployment. That is why children are out in the street. It has nothing to do,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Amit Shah ) : “IMF lowers India’s GDP for 2019 to 4.8%. Calls it a drag on the world economy... Protests of people , young and old , across India (who can’t be recognised by the clothes they wear)... Reflect that the duo Modiji and Amit Shah are a drag on Indian Democracy” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, January 22, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal added ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Third lie - Modi said in a rally on December 22, 2019 that there was no discussion on NRC after he formed the government. Whereas in the President’s address to the joint session of Parliament on June 20, 2019, the NRC implementation primarily was announced,” “Fourth lie - The process of NRC was neither notified nor is it legal. This is a complete lie because, when NRC was adopted in 2003, Article 14 (a) mentions it as being legal and that it will give identity card to every citizen of the country. Fifth lie - NRC is yet to begin. NRC commencement notification has been issued effective April 1” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Eighth lie- Modi said that there is no detention centre in the country. As many as 988 people are imprisoned in 6 detention centres in Assam alone. In January 2019, the Government of India directed to set up detention centres. And the ninth lie - no force was used against demonstrators. 28 people died in UP alone. People’s houses were burnt, shops were burnt, they (police) entered people’s houses and killed them. The BJP government is lying,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Neither the Constitution nor the citizenship law talks about religion being a criterion for granting citizenship. This is happening for the first time. This is the first lie,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “On June 20 last year, President of India in his address to the joint session of Parliament said that the government has decided to implement the NRC on a priority basis in areas affected by infiltrators,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Court Judge ) : "This will change the political scenario of India. We are very happy and the Supreme Court has also said that it seems that the Minority judgment in Kiyoto Holon seems to be right. That their fear seems to be justified and that is why we need a change in the 10th Schedule of the Constitution regarding the Tribunal to decide, which Tribunal is to decide on issues of disqualification," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The Home Minister has said that Rahul Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee should debate with him on NRC-CAA-NPR issue. I challenge him to come forward and debate with me. Truth and lies will appear in front of everyone," External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : "The another lie was NPR and NRC have nothing to do with each other, but the Ministry of Home Affairs clearly said that the first step of NPR will be NRC," External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "On 18th at UDF's maha-rally (over 2lakh attended) exposed the 9 lies of government on CAA. At rally said CAA should be thrown into the Arabian Sea. Speech on YouTube. Said Assembly resolutions valid. Arguing against CAA in SC. So no change of stand; no clarification," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “On 18th at UDF’s maha-rally (over 2lakh attended) exposed the 9 lies of government on CAA. At rally said CAA should be thrown into the Arabian Sea. Speech on YouTube. Said Assembly resolutions valid. Arguing against CAA in SC. So no change of stand; no clarification,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “This is all political gimmicks. The fact of the matter is that the Prime Minister should allow these children to work for the board exams instead of asking them to take their time off to come,” External link

india Monday, January 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : “But it hurts the students and it hurts their prospects. I think it is very unfair. I think the students should use this time to study for their boards,” External link

india Monday, January 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "This is all political gimmicks. The fact of the matter is that the Prime Minister should allow these children to work for the board exams instead of asking them to take their time off to come here," External link

news18 Monday, January 20, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "On 18th at UDF's maha-rally (over 2lakh attended) exposed the 9 lies of government on CAA. At rally said CAA should be thrown into the Arabian Sea. Speech on YouTube. Said Assembly resolutions valid. Arguing against CAA in SC. So no change of stand; no clarification," External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If the CAA is passed no state can say ‘I will not implement it’. It is not possible and is unconstitutional. You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the central government to withdraw it. But constitutionally saying that I won’t implement it is going to be problematic and going to create more difficulties,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "It is not possible and is unconstitutional. You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the Central government to withdraw it. But constitutionally saying that I won't implement it is going to be problematic," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I believe the CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek its withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I believe the CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek its withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!" External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre,” “I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : “In a constant state of conflict, I don’t think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I believe the CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek its withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!" External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough,” External link

india Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I believe the CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek its withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!" External link

news18 Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough," External link

firstpost Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre," "I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together," External link

firstpost Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : "In a constant state of conflict, I don't think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all," External link

firstpost Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre," "I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : "In a constant state of conflict, I don't think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : “But constitutionally to say that I will not implement it is going to be problematic and it is going to create more difficulty. So, what we need to do is politically get together, fight this battle and let the Congress party nationally lead the charge,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU ( Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre,” “I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : “In a constant state of conflict, I don’t think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre,” “I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : “In a constant state of conflict, I don’t think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When you come to national politics, I think we all must stand together because this is a national legislation. So, we should not be scoring political points. You must know that if the CAA is passed, no State can say 'I will not implement it'. That's not possible. That is unconstitutional. You can oppose it. You can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the Central government to withdraw it (to say please withdraw it)," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal stated : "constitutionally, it will be difficult for any State government to say that 'I will not follow a law passed by Parliament'" External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If the CAA is passed, no state can say ‘I will not implement it’. It is not possible and is unconstitutional. You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the central government to withdraw it. But, constitutionally, saying that I won’t implement it is going to be problematic and going to create more difficulties,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If the CAA becomes a law, they (states) can’t say it can’t be implemented,” “Remember, it becomes a law qua individuals once all the names are in the register. To have a CAA across the country, you have to have the NRC across the country. You are only thinking of Assam. Citizenship (Amendment) Act is to be implemented in the rest of India. How will that happen? Unless the register is done. Like what was happening in Assam. The same exercise will have to be done. How will this exercise be done? There is what is called the 2003 rules. The 2003 rules under clause 14... tell you how this is to be implemented. If you want to have a Citizenship (Amendment) Act which is fine, which is an Act, if you want to decide who is a citizen, who is not... you have to go through the NPR” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “How will you implement the CAA till you do the NPR? The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is only an Act. How is that Act to be implemented? You will have to draw up who is a citizen and who is not a citizen. How will that be done? Through the NPR. How will ? By having a local registrar appoint people for every street, to find out from each household, through enumeration and through the additional six questions that they are asking... It is that process which the state governments... because otherwise who is the state government to say that I will not cooperate,” “There is no cooperation needed. The Act has been passed. We will not implement means we will not implement the NPR. That is ok. You need not cooperate. Then they can appoint their own officers” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “They have said that they will not implement the NRC. The NRC happens through the NPR. So, they are saying that we will not cooperate with the Union of India. They are not saying that there will be no law. They are saying we will not cooperate with the Union of India” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When you come to national politics, I think we all must stand together because this is national legislation. So, we should not be scoring political points. You must know that if the CAA is passed, no state can say 'I will not implement it'. That is not possible. That is unconstitutional. You can oppose it. You can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the Central government to withdraw it (to say please withdraw it)," "But constitutionally to say that I will not implement it is going to be problematic and it is going to create more difficulty. So, what we need to do is politically get together, fight this battle and let the Congress party nationally lead the charge," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It is not possible and is unconstitutional. You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the central government to withdraw it. But, constitutionally, saying that I won’t implement it is going to be problematic and going to create more difficulties,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal wrote : “I believe CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek it’s withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!” External link

india Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “if CAA is passed no state can say we will not implement it. That is not possible, that is unconstitutional” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution asking the central government to withdraw it, but to say I will not implement it is problematic. What we can do is to politically get together and fight it,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Chief Minister ) : "It's been four months and now they are sending 36 ministers to Kashmir. Political leaders there are still in jail. But the Home Minister claims that everything is normal in Kashmir. However, the fact is that everything is not normal," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Chief Minister ) : "Since the time we got independence when our Prime Minister or the Home Minister spoke, people used to believe them. But from 2014, when the Prime Minister or the home minister or any of the ministers speak, we are in doubt. We doubt whether there is any hidden agenda. When the CAA was passed in Parliament, this government had said so many lies about it," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "NRC is not just against Muslims. NRC is against the people of the country. I give you my solemn promise that I will defend you till my last breath. This government is spreading lies. This is a long fight. But we will fight till our last breath. We will overcome the Act. The Congress has given a promise that we will fight and defeat the Act," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I would like to ask him, where should I call him? He has not uttered a single word after that day. They talk only about love jihad, triple talaq. It seems like no one from Hindu community is getting a divorce. They are targeting only one community. The whole country need to stand against targeting one community," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Chief Minister ) : "It's been four months and now they are sending 36 ministers to Kashmir. Political leaders there are still in jail. But the Home Minister claims that everything is normal in Kashmir. However, the fact is that everything is not normal," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Chief Minister ) : "Since the time we got independence, when our Prime Minister or the Home Minister spoke, people used to believe them. But from 2014, when the Prime Minister or the home minister or any of the ministers speak, we are in doubt. We doubt whether there is any hidden agenda. When the CAA was passed in Parliament, this government had said so many lies about it," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "NRC is not just against Muslims. NRC is against the people of the country. I give you my solemn promise that I will defend you till my last breath...This government is spreading lies... This is a long fight. But we will fight till our last breath. We will overcome the Act. The Congress has given a promise that we will fight and defeat the Act," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I would like to ask him, where should I call him? He has not uttered a single word after that day. They talk only about love jihad, triple talaq. It seems like no one from Hindu community is getting a divorce. They are targeting only one community. The whole country need to stand against targeting one community," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “This is a national legislation, we should not be scoring political points,” External link

Hindu Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “So what we need to do is to politically get together. Fight this battle and let the Congress lead the charge,” External link

Hindu Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "They keep saying that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is normal and they have not levied any impositions. If yes, then why the ministers are going there to make people understand the benefit of Article 370. In so many months if people have not understood the benefits of the amendment made in Article 370, it means they are angry from the Centre," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Imran Khan ) : "Who is speaking the language of (Pakistan Prime Minister) Imran Khan? It is the Prime Minister and the Home Minister. The divisive agendas of Pakistan are being perpetrated in this country. So, they are the ones who are speaking in Pakistan's language," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal asserted : "Both of them sleep at night dreaming of Pakistan, thinking of Pakistan when they get up in the morning and talking about Pakistan. They should be rather dreaming about India, thinking of India when they get up in the morning and talking about India the entire day. They are obsessed with Pakistan," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “I want to ask the prime minister that why do you have so much affection with foreigners and why not with the people of India. At least, you should be more transparent and open with the people of India,” External link

pakobserver Monday, January 13, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “This is a very important order. It is a historic verdict that has been pronounced by a 3-judge Supreme Court bench and this will ensure free flow of information from Kashmir. It is historic because the people of India were concerned about the Jammu and Kashmir situation as no one knows about it,” External link

pakobserver Monday, January 13, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Facts must be set out in the order itself so that the order can go up for judicial review. In this particular case, no facts were demonstrated in any of the orders under Section 144,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I would like to tell the Home Minister today to please listen to the voice of the people. Don’t just rain lathis (batons) on them,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I would like to tell Home Minister today that please listen to the voice of the people. Don’t just rain lathis (baton) on them,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I would like to tell Home Minister today that please listen to the voice of the people. Don’t just rain lathis (baton) on them,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I want to ask the prime minister that why do you have so much affection with foreigners and why not with the people of India. At least, you should be more transparent and open with the people of India," "Why don't you allow us to visit Jammu and Kashmir? Why you do not have faith in us or the people of India? If people from outside India have the right to visit Jammu and Kashmir, why not us? Do you consider us as perpetrators of violence?" External link

news18 Friday, January 10, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “I want to ask the prime minister that why do you have so much affection with foreigners and why not with the people of India. At least, you should be more transparent and open with the people of India,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “This is a very important order. It is a historic verdict that has been pronounced by a 3-judge Supreme Court bench and this will ensure free flow of information from Kashmir. It is historic because the people of India were concerned about the Jammu and Kashmir situation as no one knows about it,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Repetitive orders under Section 144 CrPC would be an abuse of power,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “I want to ask the prime minister that why do you have so much affection with foreigners and why not with the people of India. At least, you should be more transparent and open with the people of India,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “This is a very important order. It is a historic verdict that has been pronounced by a 3-judge Supreme Court bench and this will ensure free flow of information from Kashmir. It is historic because the people of India were concerned about the Jammu and Kashmir situation as no one knows about it,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Repetitive orders under Section 144 CrPC would be an abuse of power,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "I think it's a historic decision and this will serve the country as it's a great step in a march towards democracy and transparency. The court has taken cognizance of the fact that the power of the government is not unlimited in matters of this nature, especially in relation to freedom of expression. The court has said that internet freedom is a part of freedom of expression and therefore you can't curb it in the manner in which it was done and that there is to be a constant review of any restrictions that are imposed on the internet," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "They said that as far as people going to the hospitals are concerned and the internet is used for that purpose, you cannot stop people. On Section 144 again, I think it's a historic judgment, they have clarified the law and they have said that Section 144 should be imposed on the basis of facts which are to the knowledge. Facts must be set out in the order itself so that the order can go up for judicial review. In this particular case, no facts were demonstrated in any of the orders under Section 144," "The Supreme Court has said that all the decisions made by the government with respect to the internet under the telecom rules, with respect to orders under Section 144...all orders that they have made that have imposed bans must be now put up in the public domain within one week so that people get a chance to actually challenge those orders," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Now all the facts will be in the public domain and that's a great victory. I think in future the government will have to follow the judgment of the Supreme Court as and when they want to do this in other parts of the country. Internet ban has been used in this country more than perhaps any other nation of the world. Even in nations that are reflected by the terrorist activities, the ban of the internet has not been so frequently used there as it has been used in India. That's a very sad state of affairs," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Today the Supreme Court has given a historic verdict in the matter of Jammu and Kashmir, the citizens of the country were worried that the people do not know about the situation in Kashmir. No one was able to get out of the house, there was no communication, that is why we had filed a petition and stated that Section 144 should be reviewed," "The court has clearly stated that whatever order regarding the imposition of Section 144, the Jammu and Kashmir administration should put in the public domain so that people can challenge it if they want to. Moreover, the decision to suspend internet services cannot be made for an indefinite time," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "The traders who have called for a bandh have done so because their businesses are suffering due to GST. A major chunk of the traders are marginal traders who work on a very small amount of profit and it is natural that they will suffer because of GST. In an environment where consumption is falling along with investment and unemployment is increasing, these protests would be seen," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The government is operating as a dictatorial regime. Whoever opposes them is called a Pakistani and faces a risk of their onslaught. It has been confirmed that the attackers in JNU were affiliated to ABVP" External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "He has been appointed in place of Prateek Hajela. His social media posts show his bias and he does not inspire confidence," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "There are several questions that have to be answered. How were masked people allowed to enter the campus? Who allowed them? What was the Vice-Chancellor doing? Why didn't the Vice-Chancellor call police immediately? While violence was going on, why was Police standing outside? What was the Commissioner of Police doing? What was the Home Minister doing? All these questions are unanswered," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 6, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “You know what they’ve said in their legacy papers? That they are residents of India. You are forcing them by law to lie that they were persecuted and came from Bangladesh,” External link

expressindia Monday, December 23, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

omanobserver-om Friday, December 20, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

sinacom-en Thursday, December 19, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We want a stay order in the CAA case," External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal disse : "Queremos uma ordem de suspensão no caso da CAA" External link

noticias-r7 Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We want a stay order in the CAA case," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal disse : "Queremos uma ordem de suspensão no caso da CAA" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, December 18, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

iran-daily Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal disse : "Queremos uma ordem de suspensão no caso da CAA" External link

uol Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

angop Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We want a stay order in the CAA case," External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We want a stay order in the CAA case," External link

wsau Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "From what I saw on social media, the people were being brutally assaulted. Some people are injured and some are hospitalised. Police were brutally beating the students outside the gates of the university" "A commission should be formed to look into the matter and find out the perpetrators of the incident," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The history of civilisation is the history of tyranny by majoritarianism," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When a home minister speaks 'untruth' before a country for votebank politics and creates a wedge between Hindus and Muslims, it is a very shameful thing for the country," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "Government must realise that the manner in which they brought CAB and the kind of fear that has been spread because of uncertainties, even the Hindu community for which they have brought this Bill are uncertain about their future," "This government is playing with fire by bringing and passing the divisive agenda in Parliament and by not allowing matters to be discussed fully in select committees. They did it in the 'note-bandi' when at midnight they announced something without realising its consequences and see where the state of the economy is today," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "They did the same with GST without listening to the Congress party suggestions, they did it with Kashmir and see nothing is normal there," "A wise leader should ensure that before bill is passed you must take people on board . They (government) think they have absolute majority, they think that they can persuade opposition parties after the passage of bills," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Normality comes from wisdom not from passing bills," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : "A wise government always ensures that the bills are passed in a manner that will satisfy everyone," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "You are making attempt to change our history. You said crores of people will see ray of hope tomorrow morning, I claim that night will not end for lakhs of people. This dark night will never end," External link

news18 Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I quote Savarkar. He had said, 'There are two antagonistic nations living side by side in India. Several politicians commit the serious mistake in supposing that India is already welded into a harmonious nation, or that it could be welded thus for the mere wish to do so. These are our well-meaning but unthinking friends, take their dreams for realities. That is why they are impatient of communal tangles and attribute them to communal organisations'" External link

news18 Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “No Musalman is afraid of you Don’t convert this country into a Jurassic republic which has only two dinosaurs,” External link

economictimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It will destabilise our polity and 18 to 20 million people will not trust us. It weakens the foundation of our culture, beliefs and ethos...This is legally untenable and morally reprehensible. Those who have no idea of India cannot protect the idea of India. Don’t convert this Indian Republic into a Jurassic republic, where there are two dinosaurs” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The two-nation theory was propagated by Savarkar, not by us . It would be fulfilled today with the passing of this Bill," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I quote Savarkar. He had said 'there are two antagonistic nations living side by side in India. Several politicians commit the serious mistake in supposing that India is already welded into a harmonious nation, or that it could be welded thus for the mere wish to do so. These are our well-meaning but unthinking friends, take their dreams for realities. That is why they are impatient of communal tangles and attribute them to communal organisations'" External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "You are making attempt to change our history. You said crores of people will see ray of hope tomorrow morning, I claim that night will not end for lakhs of people. This dark night will never end," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "if it weren't for the Congress" External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "This bill gives legal colour to the two-nation theory," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "34 million Muslims who were living in the Indian territory at the time of partition got Indian citizenship because they were born in India. Savarkar and Jinnah wanted partition and this government is doing what Savarkar and Jinnah wanted. It is a political agenda of the government keeping in mind the 2024 elections. They are not concerned with issues of people like unemployment, falling economy, etc but they only act on populist issues such as these," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "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!" External link

ibtimes-in Monday, December 9, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "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 (Join hands to save the country)!" External link

firstpost Monday, December 9, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "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!" External link

news18 Monday, December 9, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : “savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant” External link

arabnews Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : "savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, December 7, 2019 11:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : “savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised. Will make courts irrelevant," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : "savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant" External link

timesofmalta Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

economictimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : "savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant" External link

afp-en Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

news18 Saturday, December 7, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "If it is found that it is a fake encounter then it is a very serious matter. This is bloodlust versus due process. Law and due process cannot be sidelined," External link

asianage Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "This encounter has proved that our law and order situation is not at an upscale standard," "In this country, we never believed in Talibani kind of justice. This kind of system proves that criminal justice has failed," External link

asianage Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "If it is found that it is a fake encounter then it is a very serious matter. This is bloodlust versus due process. Law and due process cannot be sidelined," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "This encounter has proved that our law and order situation is not at an upscale standard," "In this country, we never believed in Talibani kind of justice. This kind of system proves that criminal justice has failed," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “That (an apology) is not required, my Lord. All is well that ends well,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, December 6, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “That (an apology) is not required, my Lord. All is well that ends well,” External link

expressindia Friday, December 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Many of us have been in this Bar for over 40 years and know the tradition of this Bar. We have learnt our traditions from our seniors and if there is a an environment of discourtesy, distinguished Judges who reach [the Bench] will also learn from there.... only requesting you to allow the tradition to continue and allow the dialogue to be courteous,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Many of us have been in this Bar for over 40 years and know the tradition of this Bar. We have learnt our traditions from our seniors and if there is a an environment of discourtesy, distinguished Judges who reach [the Bench] will also learn from there.... only requesting you to allow the tradition to continue and allow the dialogue to be courteous,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I request your lordship to be little more patient. I only request that both the bench and the bar have to maintain the decorum. We are just requesting that allow this tradition to continue and let the respect for each other also continue," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "If there is one piece of evidence, one document, one property, one bank account in which I (Chidambaram) am directly or indirectly associated, then do not grant me bail," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended : “Show one property, one bank account, one telephone call, one recovery from my premises involving me in this case... Can they show one evidence to prove my involvement?Throughout their (ED) affidavit, have they shown one fact associating him... All they have on him are allegations without proof, now how do I counter that in court?” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended : “Show one property, one bank account, one telephone call, one recovery from my premises involving me in this case... Can they show one evidence to prove my involvement? Throughout their [ED] affidavit, have they shown one fact associating him... All they have on him are allegations without proof, now how do I counter that in court?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rahul Bajaj ) : "Rahul Bajaj only said: Industry fears to criticise government" External link

asianage Monday, December 2, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rahul Bajaj ) : "Rahul Bajaj only said: Industry fears to criticise government" External link

newindianexpress Monday, December 2, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rahul Bajaj ) : "Rahul Bajaj only said: Industry fears to criticise government" External link

news18 Monday, December 2, 2019 2:08:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Take action, concentrate on your ministry and don't play politics," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, December 2, 2019 12:35:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "These sectors are for providing services to people," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, December 2, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "If there is one piece of evidence, one document, one property, one bank account in which I (Chidambaram) am directly or indirectly associated, then do not grant me bail," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “Show one property, one bank account, one telephone call, one recovery from his premises involving him in this case... Can they show one evidence to prove his involvement? Throughout their (ED) affidavit, have they shown one fact associating him.. All they have on him are allegations without proof, now how do I [Chidambaram] counter that in court?” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : “They did mention some mails, bank transactions suggesting money laundering. Now what do just they mean by ‘suggesting’ money laundering?” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “Show one property, one bank account, one telephone call, one recovery from his premises involving him in this case... Can they show one evidence to prove his involvement? Throughout their (ED) affidavit, have they shown one fact associating him.. All they have on him are allegations without proof, now how do I [Chidambaram] counter that in court?” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : “They did mention some mails, bank transactions suggesting money laundering. Now what do just they mean by ‘suggesting’ money laundering?” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “He has been kept in jail unfairly for the last 100 days just because he is the father of Karti Chidambaram, a key accused in the case,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “They have not given detail of one phone call, one meeting. If I created shell companies, whom did I call, whom did I meet, where did I meet. Nothing has been stated,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We cannot resurrect the past. But we can be cautious in the future,” External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Not one email… not one SMS from me or to me has been found… not one document has been traced to me,” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It is as if I am some Ranga/Billa. If I am not released on bail, it will send a wrong message to this country,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “If their argument of gravity of offence is accepted, then I will never get bail,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminals like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The three witnesses were known to the ED since 2018, then why they were not called for confronting them with Chiadambaram earlier," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "I am the only person who is in jail in this case and rest others are out on bail. I am a kingpin because I am the father of Karti Chidambaram," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The gravity of offence is not an issue here, the idea is to keep him in jail as long as possible," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : “Why did they not question me all this time in judicial custody? Now they are claiming they want to question him, knowing the case is in this court,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : “All they claim is Karti (Mr. Chidambaram’s son and named an accused in the INX Media case) is an owner of the shell company, Advantage Strategic Consulting. Mr. Chidambaram is his father. So he crafted the entire scheme... But there is no proof of crime committed by the petitioner, no evidence of any communication, SMS or email, made by the petitioner. Leave alone ‘gravity’ of the crime, there is no crime here at all,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “They [ED] have said it would be sending a wrong message to the country if I am released on bail. It is as if I am some ‘Ranga-Billa’,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I (Chidambaram) am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminal like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

economictimes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “If their (court’s) argument of gravity of offence is accepted, then I will never get bail,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminals like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The three witnesses were known to the ED since 2018, then why they were not called for confronting them with Chiadambaram earlier," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "I am the only person who is in jail in this case and rest others are out on bail. I am a kingpin because I am the father of Karti Chidambaram," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The gravity of offence is not an issue here, the idea is to keep him in jail as long as possible," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I (Chidambaram) am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminal like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

news18 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminals like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The three witnesses were known to ED since 2018, then why they were not called for confronting them with Chiadambaram earlier," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "I am the only person who is in jail in this case and rest others are out ion bail. I am a kingpin because I am the father of Karti Chidambaram," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The gravity of offence is not an issue here the idea is to keep him in jail as long as possible," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : "Whatever is said the ED's counter affidavit in the case, the high court cut pasted them as its findings," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If most of the people in J&K are peace loving which has been rightly accepted by the government then why they were not allowed to go to schools, hospitals etc. The court has to lay down law to protect the rights of people in such situations and the government cannot invoke national security to deny their rights," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If their interpretation of Article 19 is accepted, it will become worse than ADM Jabalpur (case). Tomorrow it can happen anywhere. If there are upcoming elections, they can impose Section 144 and shut down all communication,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10:15:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Ajit Pawar ) : "They [BJP and NCP's Ajit Pawar] knew they did not have the majority but they wanted more time. The Governor gave them 14 days, so, obviously, they all were hand in glove and were hoping that courts will not interfere," External link

business-standard Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What was the great hurry to revoke President’s rule at 5.17 in the morning. If he waited for so long, could he not have waited for another 24 hours? What was the national emergency? The only reason it was done was because an alliance was announced at 7 pm” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What was the great hurry to revoke President’s Rule If he waited for so long, could he not have waited for another 24 hours? What was the national emergency? The only reason it was done was because an alliance was announced at 7pm,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What was the great hurry to revoke President’s Rule If he waited for so long, could he not have waited for another 24 hours? What was the national emergency? The only reason it was done was because an alliance was announced at 7pm,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “All floor tests are done under a pro tem speaker (usually the senior most member of the House),” “None of the court rulings say anything about a speaker” External link

economictimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Ajit Pawar ) : “It took time as there were ideological issues. Now the Sena, NCP and Congress have 154 (148 plus seven independents) MLAs,” “Ajit Pawar has been removed as leader of the NCP legislature party. We are seeking an immediate floor test” External link

economictimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “In the dead of night, things look bright and some opportunities come knocking” External link

asianage Tuesday, November 26, 2019 1:49:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What was the great hurry to revoke President’s Rule If he waited for so long, could he not have waited for another 24 hours? What was the national emergency? The only reason it was done was because an alliance was announced at 7pm,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 25, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal tells : "Let there be immediate floor test, there is precedent from the Karnataka case," External link

outlookindia Monday, November 25, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra," External link

outlookindia Monday, November 25, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : "What was the urgency for revocation of President's rule and giving oath to Fadnavis as chief minister? Is there anything on record to show urgency?," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Where was national emergency to revoke President’s rule at 5.27 am and the chief minister being administered oath at 8 am next morning. The combine has affidavits of 154 Maha MLAs supporting it, if BJP has the numbers, then they should be asked to prove the majority within 24 hours,” External link

expressindia Monday, November 25, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Today, Ajit Pawar is saying he had the support (of 54 NCP MLAs) but he has been removed from that position from NCP. If they have the majority then why should they shy away from the floor test? Why could the Governor who waited so long waited for 24 hours more? What was the national emergency to revoke President’s rule in the morning and swear in Fadnavis other than to preempt the alliance of Sena-NCP-Congress?” External link

expressindia Monday, November 25, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : "Where was national emergency to revoke President's rule at 5.27 am and CM being administered oath at 8 am next morning," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 25, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "I have affidavits of 154 MLAs of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress extending their support to Uddhav Thackeray as the alliance leader," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If the BJP has numbers, then they should prove a majority within 24 hours," External link

economictimes Monday, November 25, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "What was the hurry that President's rule was revoked at 5:17 in the morning? There is a prima-facie case. What was the national emergency that President's rule was revoked at 5:17 am and swearing-in was at 8 in the morning. President's Rule was revoked at 5:17 am that means everything happened before 5:17," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 25, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : "Where was national emergency to revoke President's rule at 5.27 am and CM being administered oath at 8 am next morning," External link

economictimes Monday, November 25, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "I have affidavits of 154 MLAs of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress extending their support to Uddhav Thackeray as the alliance leader," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “He does not have the numbers as 41 out of 54 NCP MLAs have sent a signed letter to the Governor supporting his removal as the legislative party leader,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “He does not have the numbers as 41 out of 54 NCP MLAs have sent a signed letter to the Governor supporting his removal as the legislative party leader,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It was not just bizarre, but it also appears that he (Governor) was acting under direct instructions,” External link

expressindia Monday, November 25, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If they have majority, let them display it. We can demonstrate a majority on the floor of the Assembly” External link

asianage Monday, November 25, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What happened between 7 pm of November 22 and 5 am of November 23 is shrouded in mystery and because of which the governor took a malafide, arbitrary, illegal and unconstitutional decision to administer oath to Fadnavis as CM and Ajit Pawar as deputy CM. I have never seen anything like this in India,” “The decision to request revocation of President’s rule in the night and administer oath to Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar in the morning shows the governor was acting under direct instruction of the Centre. Otherwise, such a thing could not happen,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It was not just bizarre, but it also appears that he (governor) was also acting under direct instructions,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If they believe they have the support of the House, they must be directed to prove it today itself. If they have the numbers, they must prove it or allow us to prove the majority," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We don't know how much time the governor has given them to prove majority. What letters were submitted to the governor, we don't know. There is nothing in the public domain," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If they believe they have the support of the House, they must be directed to prove it today itself. If they have the numbers they must prove it or allow us to prove the majority," External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We don't know how much time the governor has given them to prove majority. What letters were submitted to the governor, we don't know. There is nothing in the public domain," External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If they believe they have the support of the House, they must be directed to prove it today itself. If they have the numbers they must prove it or allow us to prove the majority,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We don’t know how much time the governor has given them to prove majority. What letters were submitted to the governor, we don’t know. There is nothing in the public domain,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "On the face of it, it is not only bizarre but it suggests that the governor was acting on direct instructions. On what basis did the governor invite Fadnavis to form government? The act of governor in recommending revocation of President's rule smacks of bias, is malafide and contrary to all the norms that have been established by the judgements of this court from time to time," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Governor advises and President’s Rule is revoked, no cabinet meeting was held. At 8am, the swearing-in happened. What are the facts and on what basis did the Governor decide is shrouded in mystery,” External link

news18 Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It's in the interest of the government to hold the floor test and prove majority,” External link

news18 Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When somebody had announced at 7 pm that we are forming the government, the act of Governor is biased, mala-fide, and contrary to all laws established by this Court," "Court should order floor test today itself. If BJP has the majority, let them prove in the Assembly. If they don't, let us stake the claim," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : "The majority is 145 seats in the state. The pre-poll alliance comes first. The pre-poll alliance broke down. Now, we are relying on the post-poll alliance," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When somebody had announced at 7 pm that we are forming the government, the act of Governor is biased, mala-fide, and contrary to all laws established by this Court," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : "The majority is 145 seats in the state. The pre-poll alliance comes first. The pre-poll alliance broke down. Now, we are relying on the post-poll alliance," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Court should order floor test today itself. If BJP has the majority, let them prove in the Assembly. If they don't, let us stake the claim," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : “We [Shiv Sena] announced our intention to form the government at 7 p.m. on November 22. Suddenly, the President’s Rule is revoked at 5.47 the next day without a Cabinet meeting... Why? Was this a matter of national emergency? And then we see a closed-door ceremony,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued ( about Ajit Pawar ) : “We [Shiv Sena] announced our intention to form the government at 7 p.m. on November 22. Suddenly, the President’s Rule is revoked at 5.47 the next day without a Cabinet meeting... Why? Was this a matter of national emergency? And then we see Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar sworn in a closed-door ceremony,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The act of governor smacks of bias, malafide, violation of all norms of the apex court," External link

asianage Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Governor advises and President’s Rule is revoked, no cabinet meeting was held. The swearing-in that took place at 8 am on Saturday, on what basis did the Governor decide is shrouded in mystery,” External link

asianage Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal stated : “If BJP has majority,let them prove in assembly. If they don’t, let us stake the claim,” External link

india Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “When we are saying we have the majority we are ready to show it. We are ready to show the majority tomorrow” External link

india Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : "When somebody (else) had announced that we are forming the government, the act of Governor is biased, malafide, contrary to all laws established by this Court," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We have seen this in Karnataka also. If they (BJP) have the majority, then let them show their majority," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra," External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "The government planned the electoral bond scheme in 2017. There was a restriction that applied earlier which limited companies to give funds only up to 15 per cent of their profit. In the Finance Act 2017, while the electoral bonds were floated, the limit was removed by Arun Jaitley, the then Finance Minister. So, when the 2019 elections took place, there was no limit to the companies funding the political parties. 95 per cent of the electoral bond funding went to the BJP. It is institutionalised corruption," External link

business-standard Friday, November 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Commission ) : "What is an electoral bond? Electoral bond is a facility to pay money to the political parties by the private companies in a non-transparent way. The RBI and Election Commission objected to it and they are not part of the Congress party" External link

business-standard Friday, November 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Money plays a huge role in politics... it can help form governments and also bring them down. We have all seen how money is being used by leaders of the ruling parties...how they are all flying around in fancy planes,” External link

news18 Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "On these triple tests, the high court order is in our favour," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT



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union minister6.16%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
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legal counsel0.21%EN10/17/201617/10/2016
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senior advocate0.36%SA09/04/201404/09/2014
cabinet minister0.15%EN04/22/201422/04/2014
justice minister0.46%EN04/13/201413/04/2014
communications minister1.64%EN03/07/201407/03/2014
foreign minister0.36%EN12/15/201315/12/2013
ministre de la justice0.15%FR12/12/201312/12/2013
ministre0.67%FR12/11/201311/12/2013
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Kapil SibalFR12.27%
Kapil SibalPT11.75%
Kapil SibalES11.55%
Kapil SibalEU11.51%
Kapil SibbalEN0.32%
Kapil SibalSA0.08%
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Sanjay Singh told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibalji is saying the correct thing legally. Passing a resolution in the state Assembly can be good theatrics but it will not stop the imposition of the law in the state. To do that, one will have to take back the CAA in the Parliament only," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Singh Rawat told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibal is an advocate. When Parliament enacts laws, it has to be implemented in the country. Kerala, Bengal and Punjab are doing a political stunt. It is unconstitutional. They should look at national interest," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Abhishek Singhvi said ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "There are attempts to create chaos and confusion and government would be happy to get off the hook by creating of all types of misinterpretations I don't have to reply to. Sibal has already tweeted," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibal is a learned lawyer and has good knowledge of the Constitution too. But this matter is currently sub-judice before the Supreme Court and it will arrive at a decision after looking at every angle," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Sanjay Singh told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibalji is saying the correct thing legally. Passing a resolution in the state Assembly can be good theatrics but it will not stop the imposition of the law in the state. To do that, one will have to take back the CAA in the Parliament only," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Jagdambika Pal said ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "There were over eight-nine hours of debate on CAA in the Parliament. Sibal also participated in the discussions. However, now they are trying to mislead the people," External link

business-standard Friday, December 27, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, 'abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Kyon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai' (take up the case later, why do you have a stomach ache following the case)," External link

firstpost Monday, December 16, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : “Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, ‘abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai’ (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case),” External link

financialexpress Monday, December 16, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, 'abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai' (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case)," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 16, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Kapil Sibal ) : “But Congress leaders and lawyer Kapil Sibal used to say in the court that don’t take up the case yet,” External link

financialexpress Monday, December 16, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, 'abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai' (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case)," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Kapil Sibal ) : “Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, ‘abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai’ (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case),” External link

india Monday, December 16, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : “Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, ‘ abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai ’ (take up the case later, why do you have a stomach ache following the case),” External link

Hindu Monday, December 16, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, 'abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai' (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case)," External link

news18 Monday, December 16, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

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Kapil Sibal said ( about Jamia Milia Islamia ) : "Police brutality in Jamia library, December 15 (Tape). When policemen hide the truth. When there's no dialogue with the youth. When speeches are uncouth. When government becomes a sleuth. And data is full of 'jhooth' (lies). Slowly democracy will weaken at its roots," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 17, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Jawaharlal Nehru ) : "I entirely agree with the Human Resource Development Minister's statement. But what has the government done? We know for the fact what happened in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Is any action being taken? So, the HRD Minister must walk the talk. He cannot just talk," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 17, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Habeas Corpus ) : “It is a Habeas Corpus petition, My Lord. Please have it next week” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 14, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "He was in detention under section 107 of the CrPC. Now, he has been detained under the PSA," External link

business-standard Friday, February 14, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal replied ( about Omar Abdullah ) : “He (Omar) was under detention for the past six months... This is someone else, his sister, who has come,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 14, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal replied ( about Omar Abdullah ) : “He (Omar) was under detention for the past six months... This is someone else, his sister, who has come,” External link

Hindu Friday, February 14, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Habeas Corpus ) : “It is a Habeas Corpus petition My Lord. Please have it next week,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 14, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It's a good decision. Criminals have entered politics and people should know, so that they can question these political parties," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “As far as law is concerned, there are two types of comments, one is impersonal while the other is defamatory. There are instances where institutions like Parliament and SC are defamed with derogatory comments. Why should it not be explored how to stop circulation of such comments?” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Jamia Milia Islamia ) : "Decimation of Universities (The new culture) JNU: Masked right-wingers perpetrated violence Jamia: Entered the library and vandalised, spreading panic Gargi College: Entered by breaching walls and molested women We are still waiting for authorities to act," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It is shocking because so far after the August 5 they were arrested and continue to be in detention under Section 107 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. Since they have been in detention since August 5 and we are now in the beginning of February, I want to ask the Prime Minister how can you impose PSA because they have been under your detention?" External link

business-standard Friday, February 7, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "I want to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi that when he allows a member of the Lok Sabha to be the main speaker, what is the PM's agenda in that? Again to divide and not to bring about harmony," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rajiv Gandhi ) : "He is trying to sort of connect Rajiv ji in order to ensure that the Delhi public looks at the Congress party in that fashion. While we know that the divider of the country is sitting here, we know that those dividers are the ones who never participated in the unity of the nation," "Their whole intent is to divide, segregate and poison the minds of young people and ensure that they get some political advantage here in the course of the Delhi Elections," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "I want to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi that when he allows a member of the Lok Sabha to be the main speaker, what is the PM's agenda in that? Again to divide and not to bring about harmony," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rajiv Gandhi ) : "He is trying to sort of connect Rajiv ji in order to ensure that the Delhi public looks at the Congress party in that fashion. While we know that the divider of the country is sitting here, we know that those dividers are the ones who never participated in the unity of the nation," "Their whole intent is to divide, segregate and poison the minds of young people and ensure that they get some political advantage here in the course of the Delhi Elections," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue,” External link

expressindia Monday, February 3, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 3, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 3, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue," External link

business-standard Monday, February 3, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "A lot of petitions have been filed saying Nikah Halala is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue," External link

business-standard Monday, February 3, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "A lot of petitions have been filed saying is bad. Somebody is saying polygamy is bad. How the bench will decide the issue," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 3, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : "Sitharaman talked about three themes. The first one was 'aspirational India'. I want to tell that aspirational India is protesting, disturbed and concerned about their future," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The second theme was economic development but we are in the midst of the economic crisis. I am happy that the Finance Minister recognised the fact that fiscal deficit is 3.8 per cent but she should also tell the country if you add the deficit of Union of India plus the state is more than 8 per cent that is a worrisome situation," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Media has put up a story that ED told them that CAA protests are funded by PFI and part of that funding has come to some advocates, including me. I wish both the media and those who leaked these stories did a bit of homework because they wouldn't have leaked it otherwise. But I think there is a motive behind it. The motive is very simple, destroy people's reputation by lies, lies and more lies. This seems to be part of their propaganda machine, supported by this govt and taken over by media 'bhakts' on social media," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, January 27, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended : "This court should at some point of time examine if member of a political party should be allowed to file PILs based on media reports" External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, January 27, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It is very unfortunate. I never imagined that India's internal affairs will be a subject matter of discussion in the EU as well as in the United States. This is one of the greatest failures of our foreign policy that they (government) were not able to explain. It is the result of the discontent among the millions of people in this country, who fear consequences of the Citizenship Amendment Act as their citizenship will be questioned," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Amit Shah ) : "This government is neither interested in understanding people's concern nor willing to talk to them to set things right. Perhaps they think they will get some benefit by polarising a society that is why BJP chief JP Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah have said if you press the button in Akbarpur then the current should reach Shaheen Bagh," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended : "This court should at some point of time examine if member of a political party should be allowed to file PILs based on media reports" External link

news18 Monday, January 27, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : "Concerned citizen: Recognises our educated leaders by what they say !" External link

business-standard Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : “If the Speaker, who has the power, does not decide on the disqualification, the court will have to,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 24, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Nothing (framing of rules for CAA) has been formalised but the NPR processes have begun,” External link

economictimes Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "The government, the prime minister and home minister are perpetrating nine lies on CAA. Their first lie is that CAA is not discriminatory. The Constitution has five provisions for citizenship and religion is not mentioned anywhere. Citizenship Act, 1955, also contains the same provisions," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Twenty-eight people died in UP alone. People's houses were burnt, shops were burnt, they entered people's houses and killed them and the BJP government is lying," "Is it the priority of the government to uplift people out of poverty or to get people involved in issues, which will destroy their lives and livelihoods. When the economy is not functioning, when unemployment is at a such high level when our farmers are not getting anything, all that is being done is attempting to get foreign investment even by destroying the ordinary traders of this country," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I challenge the PM and the HM to debate with me, anywhere and anytime of their convenience... I will expose their lies,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I challenge the PM and the HM to debate with me, anywhere and anytime of their convenience... I will expose their lies,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Amit Shah ) : “They (Modi and Shah) say CAA is not discriminatory Be it in the Constitution or the original Citizenship Act, never ever religion has been made a criteria for citizenship in India as CAA has done,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “In India, today in the age group of 20-25 years in the year 2019, the unemployment rate is 63 per cent, the graduate unemployment. That is why children are out in the street. It has nothing to do,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Amit Shah ) : “IMF lowers India’s GDP for 2019 to 4.8%. Calls it a drag on the world economy... Protests of people , young and old , across India (who can’t be recognised by the clothes they wear)... Reflect that the duo Modiji and Amit Shah are a drag on Indian Democracy” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, January 22, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal added ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Third lie - Modi said in a rally on December 22, 2019 that there was no discussion on NRC after he formed the government. Whereas in the President’s address to the joint session of Parliament on June 20, 2019, the NRC implementation primarily was announced,” “Fourth lie - The process of NRC was neither notified nor is it legal. This is a complete lie because, when NRC was adopted in 2003, Article 14 (a) mentions it as being legal and that it will give identity card to every citizen of the country. Fifth lie - NRC is yet to begin. NRC commencement notification has been issued effective April 1” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Eighth lie- Modi said that there is no detention centre in the country. As many as 988 people are imprisoned in 6 detention centres in Assam alone. In January 2019, the Government of India directed to set up detention centres. And the ninth lie - no force was used against demonstrators. 28 people died in UP alone. People’s houses were burnt, shops were burnt, they (police) entered people’s houses and killed them. The BJP government is lying,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Neither the Constitution nor the citizenship law talks about religion being a criterion for granting citizenship. This is happening for the first time. This is the first lie,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “On June 20 last year, President of India in his address to the joint session of Parliament said that the government has decided to implement the NRC on a priority basis in areas affected by infiltrators,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Court Judge ) : "This will change the political scenario of India. We are very happy and the Supreme Court has also said that it seems that the Minority judgment in Kiyoto Holon seems to be right. That their fear seems to be justified and that is why we need a change in the 10th Schedule of the Constitution regarding the Tribunal to decide, which Tribunal is to decide on issues of disqualification," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The Home Minister has said that Rahul Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee should debate with him on NRC-CAA-NPR issue. I challenge him to come forward and debate with me. Truth and lies will appear in front of everyone," External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : "The another lie was NPR and NRC have nothing to do with each other, but the Ministry of Home Affairs clearly said that the first step of NPR will be NRC," External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "On 18th at UDF's maha-rally (over 2lakh attended) exposed the 9 lies of government on CAA. At rally said CAA should be thrown into the Arabian Sea. Speech on YouTube. Said Assembly resolutions valid. Arguing against CAA in SC. So no change of stand; no clarification," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “On 18th at UDF’s maha-rally (over 2lakh attended) exposed the 9 lies of government on CAA. At rally said CAA should be thrown into the Arabian Sea. Speech on YouTube. Said Assembly resolutions valid. Arguing against CAA in SC. So no change of stand; no clarification,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “This is all political gimmicks. The fact of the matter is that the Prime Minister should allow these children to work for the board exams instead of asking them to take their time off to come,” External link

india Monday, January 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : “But it hurts the students and it hurts their prospects. I think it is very unfair. I think the students should use this time to study for their boards,” External link

india Monday, January 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "This is all political gimmicks. The fact of the matter is that the Prime Minister should allow these children to work for the board exams instead of asking them to take their time off to come here," External link

news18 Monday, January 20, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "On 18th at UDF's maha-rally (over 2lakh attended) exposed the 9 lies of government on CAA. At rally said CAA should be thrown into the Arabian Sea. Speech on YouTube. Said Assembly resolutions valid. Arguing against CAA in SC. So no change of stand; no clarification," External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If the CAA is passed no state can say ‘I will not implement it’. It is not possible and is unconstitutional. You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the central government to withdraw it. But constitutionally saying that I won’t implement it is going to be problematic and going to create more difficulties,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "It is not possible and is unconstitutional. You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the Central government to withdraw it. But constitutionally saying that I won't implement it is going to be problematic," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I believe the CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek its withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I believe the CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek its withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!" External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre,” “I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : “In a constant state of conflict, I don’t think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I believe the CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek its withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!" External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough,” External link

india Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I believe the CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek its withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!" External link

news18 Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough," External link

firstpost Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre," "I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together," External link

firstpost Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : "In a constant state of conflict, I don't think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all," External link

firstpost Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre," "I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : "In a constant state of conflict, I don't think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : “But constitutionally to say that I will not implement it is going to be problematic and it is going to create more difficulty. So, what we need to do is politically get together, fight this battle and let the Congress party nationally lead the charge,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU ( Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre,” “I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : “In a constant state of conflict, I don’t think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I think the people of Delhi, as a member Parliament and (someone) who has fought elections in Delhi I can say, have realised that it is the Congress party that has delivered in Delhi. There is no other party that has delivered in Delhi. As far as AAP is concerned, it has been in constant conflict with the Centre,” “I remember the days when Sheila (Dikshit) ji was the chief minister and (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee ji was the prime minister. Even though we were different political parties with different ideologies, the administration worked together,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : “In a constant state of conflict, I don’t think you can achieve much. I want to know how many great bridges have been built, how many underpasses have been built (under the AAP government). There is no infrastructure development at all,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When you come to national politics, I think we all must stand together because this is a national legislation. So, we should not be scoring political points. You must know that if the CAA is passed, no State can say 'I will not implement it'. That's not possible. That is unconstitutional. You can oppose it. You can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the Central government to withdraw it (to say please withdraw it)," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal stated : "constitutionally, it will be difficult for any State government to say that 'I will not follow a law passed by Parliament'" External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If the CAA is passed, no state can say ‘I will not implement it’. It is not possible and is unconstitutional. You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the central government to withdraw it. But, constitutionally, saying that I won’t implement it is going to be problematic and going to create more difficulties,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If the CAA becomes a law, they (states) can’t say it can’t be implemented,” “Remember, it becomes a law qua individuals once all the names are in the register. To have a CAA across the country, you have to have the NRC across the country. You are only thinking of Assam. Citizenship (Amendment) Act is to be implemented in the rest of India. How will that happen? Unless the register is done. Like what was happening in Assam. The same exercise will have to be done. How will this exercise be done? There is what is called the 2003 rules. The 2003 rules under clause 14... tell you how this is to be implemented. If you want to have a Citizenship (Amendment) Act which is fine, which is an Act, if you want to decide who is a citizen, who is not... you have to go through the NPR” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “How will you implement the CAA till you do the NPR? The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is only an Act. How is that Act to be implemented? You will have to draw up who is a citizen and who is not a citizen. How will that be done? Through the NPR. How will ? By having a local registrar appoint people for every street, to find out from each household, through enumeration and through the additional six questions that they are asking... It is that process which the state governments... because otherwise who is the state government to say that I will not cooperate,” “There is no cooperation needed. The Act has been passed. We will not implement means we will not implement the NPR. That is ok. You need not cooperate. Then they can appoint their own officers” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “They have said that they will not implement the NRC. The NRC happens through the NPR. So, they are saying that we will not cooperate with the Union of India. They are not saying that there will be no law. They are saying we will not cooperate with the Union of India” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When you come to national politics, I think we all must stand together because this is national legislation. So, we should not be scoring political points. You must know that if the CAA is passed, no state can say 'I will not implement it'. That is not possible. That is unconstitutional. You can oppose it. You can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the Central government to withdraw it (to say please withdraw it)," "But constitutionally to say that I will not implement it is going to be problematic and it is going to create more difficulty. So, what we need to do is politically get together, fight this battle and let the Congress party nationally lead the charge," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It is not possible and is unconstitutional. You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the central government to withdraw it. But, constitutionally, saying that I won’t implement it is going to be problematic and going to create more difficulties,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal wrote : “I believe CAA is unconstitutional. Every State Assembly has the constitutional right to pass a resolution and seek it’s withdrawal. When and if the law is declared to be constitutional by the Supreme Court then it will be problematic to oppose it. The fight must go on!” External link

india Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “if CAA is passed no state can say we will not implement it. That is not possible, that is unconstitutional” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution asking the central government to withdraw it, but to say I will not implement it is problematic. What we can do is to politically get together and fight it,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Chief Minister ) : "It's been four months and now they are sending 36 ministers to Kashmir. Political leaders there are still in jail. But the Home Minister claims that everything is normal in Kashmir. However, the fact is that everything is not normal," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Chief Minister ) : "Since the time we got independence when our Prime Minister or the Home Minister spoke, people used to believe them. But from 2014, when the Prime Minister or the home minister or any of the ministers speak, we are in doubt. We doubt whether there is any hidden agenda. When the CAA was passed in Parliament, this government had said so many lies about it," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "NRC is not just against Muslims. NRC is against the people of the country. I give you my solemn promise that I will defend you till my last breath. This government is spreading lies. This is a long fight. But we will fight till our last breath. We will overcome the Act. The Congress has given a promise that we will fight and defeat the Act," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I would like to ask him, where should I call him? He has not uttered a single word after that day. They talk only about love jihad, triple talaq. It seems like no one from Hindu community is getting a divorce. They are targeting only one community. The whole country need to stand against targeting one community," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Chief Minister ) : "It's been four months and now they are sending 36 ministers to Kashmir. Political leaders there are still in jail. But the Home Minister claims that everything is normal in Kashmir. However, the fact is that everything is not normal," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Chief Minister ) : "Since the time we got independence, when our Prime Minister or the Home Minister spoke, people used to believe them. But from 2014, when the Prime Minister or the home minister or any of the ministers speak, we are in doubt. We doubt whether there is any hidden agenda. When the CAA was passed in Parliament, this government had said so many lies about it," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "NRC is not just against Muslims. NRC is against the people of the country. I give you my solemn promise that I will defend you till my last breath...This government is spreading lies... This is a long fight. But we will fight till our last breath. We will overcome the Act. The Congress has given a promise that we will fight and defeat the Act," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I would like to ask him, where should I call him? He has not uttered a single word after that day. They talk only about love jihad, triple talaq. It seems like no one from Hindu community is getting a divorce. They are targeting only one community. The whole country need to stand against targeting one community," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “This is a national legislation, we should not be scoring political points,” External link

Hindu Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “So what we need to do is to politically get together. Fight this battle and let the Congress lead the charge,” External link

Hindu Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "They keep saying that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is normal and they have not levied any impositions. If yes, then why the ministers are going there to make people understand the benefit of Article 370. In so many months if people have not understood the benefits of the amendment made in Article 370, it means they are angry from the Centre," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Imran Khan ) : "Who is speaking the language of (Pakistan Prime Minister) Imran Khan? It is the Prime Minister and the Home Minister. The divisive agendas of Pakistan are being perpetrated in this country. So, they are the ones who are speaking in Pakistan's language," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal asserted : "Both of them sleep at night dreaming of Pakistan, thinking of Pakistan when they get up in the morning and talking about Pakistan. They should be rather dreaming about India, thinking of India when they get up in the morning and talking about India the entire day. They are obsessed with Pakistan," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “I want to ask the prime minister that why do you have so much affection with foreigners and why not with the people of India. At least, you should be more transparent and open with the people of India,” External link

pakobserver Monday, January 13, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “This is a very important order. It is a historic verdict that has been pronounced by a 3-judge Supreme Court bench and this will ensure free flow of information from Kashmir. It is historic because the people of India were concerned about the Jammu and Kashmir situation as no one knows about it,” External link

pakobserver Monday, January 13, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Facts must be set out in the order itself so that the order can go up for judicial review. In this particular case, no facts were demonstrated in any of the orders under Section 144,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I would like to tell the Home Minister today to please listen to the voice of the people. Don’t just rain lathis (batons) on them,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I would like to tell Home Minister today that please listen to the voice of the people. Don’t just rain lathis (baton) on them,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “I would like to tell Home Minister today that please listen to the voice of the people. Don’t just rain lathis (baton) on them,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I want to ask the prime minister that why do you have so much affection with foreigners and why not with the people of India. At least, you should be more transparent and open with the people of India," "Why don't you allow us to visit Jammu and Kashmir? Why you do not have faith in us or the people of India? If people from outside India have the right to visit Jammu and Kashmir, why not us? Do you consider us as perpetrators of violence?" External link

news18 Friday, January 10, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “I want to ask the prime minister that why do you have so much affection with foreigners and why not with the people of India. At least, you should be more transparent and open with the people of India,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “This is a very important order. It is a historic verdict that has been pronounced by a 3-judge Supreme Court bench and this will ensure free flow of information from Kashmir. It is historic because the people of India were concerned about the Jammu and Kashmir situation as no one knows about it,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Repetitive orders under Section 144 CrPC would be an abuse of power,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “I want to ask the prime minister that why do you have so much affection with foreigners and why not with the people of India. At least, you should be more transparent and open with the people of India,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “This is a very important order. It is a historic verdict that has been pronounced by a 3-judge Supreme Court bench and this will ensure free flow of information from Kashmir. It is historic because the people of India were concerned about the Jammu and Kashmir situation as no one knows about it,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Repetitive orders under Section 144 CrPC would be an abuse of power,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "I think it's a historic decision and this will serve the country as it's a great step in a march towards democracy and transparency. The court has taken cognizance of the fact that the power of the government is not unlimited in matters of this nature, especially in relation to freedom of expression. The court has said that internet freedom is a part of freedom of expression and therefore you can't curb it in the manner in which it was done and that there is to be a constant review of any restrictions that are imposed on the internet," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "They said that as far as people going to the hospitals are concerned and the internet is used for that purpose, you cannot stop people. On Section 144 again, I think it's a historic judgment, they have clarified the law and they have said that Section 144 should be imposed on the basis of facts which are to the knowledge. Facts must be set out in the order itself so that the order can go up for judicial review. In this particular case, no facts were demonstrated in any of the orders under Section 144," "The Supreme Court has said that all the decisions made by the government with respect to the internet under the telecom rules, with respect to orders under Section 144...all orders that they have made that have imposed bans must be now put up in the public domain within one week so that people get a chance to actually challenge those orders," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Now all the facts will be in the public domain and that's a great victory. I think in future the government will have to follow the judgment of the Supreme Court as and when they want to do this in other parts of the country. Internet ban has been used in this country more than perhaps any other nation of the world. Even in nations that are reflected by the terrorist activities, the ban of the internet has not been so frequently used there as it has been used in India. That's a very sad state of affairs," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Today the Supreme Court has given a historic verdict in the matter of Jammu and Kashmir, the citizens of the country were worried that the people do not know about the situation in Kashmir. No one was able to get out of the house, there was no communication, that is why we had filed a petition and stated that Section 144 should be reviewed," "The court has clearly stated that whatever order regarding the imposition of Section 144, the Jammu and Kashmir administration should put in the public domain so that people can challenge it if they want to. Moreover, the decision to suspend internet services cannot be made for an indefinite time," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "The traders who have called for a bandh have done so because their businesses are suffering due to GST. A major chunk of the traders are marginal traders who work on a very small amount of profit and it is natural that they will suffer because of GST. In an environment where consumption is falling along with investment and unemployment is increasing, these protests would be seen," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The government is operating as a dictatorial regime. Whoever opposes them is called a Pakistani and faces a risk of their onslaught. It has been confirmed that the attackers in JNU were affiliated to ABVP" External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "He has been appointed in place of Prateek Hajela. His social media posts show his bias and he does not inspire confidence," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "There are several questions that have to be answered. How were masked people allowed to enter the campus? Who allowed them? What was the Vice-Chancellor doing? Why didn't the Vice-Chancellor call police immediately? While violence was going on, why was Police standing outside? What was the Commissioner of Police doing? What was the Home Minister doing? All these questions are unanswered," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 6, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “You know what they’ve said in their legacy papers? That they are residents of India. You are forcing them by law to lie that they were persecuted and came from Bangladesh,” External link

expressindia Monday, December 23, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

omanobserver-om Friday, December 20, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

sinacom-en Thursday, December 19, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We want a stay order in the CAA case," External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal disse : "Queremos uma ordem de suspensão no caso da CAA" External link

noticias-r7 Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We want a stay order in the CAA case," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal disse : "Queremos uma ordem de suspensão no caso da CAA" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, December 18, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

iran-daily Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal disse : "Queremos uma ordem de suspensão no caso da CAA" External link

uol Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

angop Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We want a stay order in the CAA case," External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We want a stay order in the CAA case,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We want a stay order in the CAA case," External link

wsau Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "From what I saw on social media, the people were being brutally assaulted. Some people are injured and some are hospitalised. Police were brutally beating the students outside the gates of the university" "A commission should be formed to look into the matter and find out the perpetrators of the incident," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The history of civilisation is the history of tyranny by majoritarianism," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When a home minister speaks 'untruth' before a country for votebank politics and creates a wedge between Hindus and Muslims, it is a very shameful thing for the country," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "Government must realise that the manner in which they brought CAB and the kind of fear that has been spread because of uncertainties, even the Hindu community for which they have brought this Bill are uncertain about their future," "This government is playing with fire by bringing and passing the divisive agenda in Parliament and by not allowing matters to be discussed fully in select committees. They did it in the 'note-bandi' when at midnight they announced something without realising its consequences and see where the state of the economy is today," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "They did the same with GST without listening to the Congress party suggestions, they did it with Kashmir and see nothing is normal there," "A wise leader should ensure that before bill is passed you must take people on board . They (government) think they have absolute majority, they think that they can persuade opposition parties after the passage of bills," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Normality comes from wisdom not from passing bills," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : "A wise government always ensures that the bills are passed in a manner that will satisfy everyone," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "You are making attempt to change our history. You said crores of people will see ray of hope tomorrow morning, I claim that night will not end for lakhs of people. This dark night will never end," External link

news18 Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I quote Savarkar. He had said, 'There are two antagonistic nations living side by side in India. Several politicians commit the serious mistake in supposing that India is already welded into a harmonious nation, or that it could be welded thus for the mere wish to do so. These are our well-meaning but unthinking friends, take their dreams for realities. That is why they are impatient of communal tangles and attribute them to communal organisations'" External link

news18 Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “No Musalman is afraid of you Don’t convert this country into a Jurassic republic which has only two dinosaurs,” External link

economictimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It will destabilise our polity and 18 to 20 million people will not trust us. It weakens the foundation of our culture, beliefs and ethos...This is legally untenable and morally reprehensible. Those who have no idea of India cannot protect the idea of India. Don’t convert this Indian Republic into a Jurassic republic, where there are two dinosaurs” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The two-nation theory was propagated by Savarkar, not by us . It would be fulfilled today with the passing of this Bill," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I quote Savarkar. He had said 'there are two antagonistic nations living side by side in India. Several politicians commit the serious mistake in supposing that India is already welded into a harmonious nation, or that it could be welded thus for the mere wish to do so. These are our well-meaning but unthinking friends, take their dreams for realities. That is why they are impatient of communal tangles and attribute them to communal organisations'" External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "You are making attempt to change our history. You said crores of people will see ray of hope tomorrow morning, I claim that night will not end for lakhs of people. This dark night will never end," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "if it weren't for the Congress" External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "This bill gives legal colour to the two-nation theory," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "34 million Muslims who were living in the Indian territory at the time of partition got Indian citizenship because they were born in India. Savarkar and Jinnah wanted partition and this government is doing what Savarkar and Jinnah wanted. It is a political agenda of the government keeping in mind the 2024 elections. They are not concerned with issues of people like unemployment, falling economy, etc but they only act on populist issues such as these," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "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!" External link

ibtimes-in Monday, December 9, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "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 (Join hands to save the country)!" External link

firstpost Monday, December 9, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "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!" External link

news18 Monday, December 9, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : “savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant” External link

arabnews Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : "savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, December 7, 2019 11:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : “savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised. Will make courts irrelevant," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : "savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant" External link

timesofmalta Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

economictimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal warned : "savage Taliban-style justice... will make courts irrelevant" External link

afp-en Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," External link

news18 Saturday, December 7, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "If it is found that it is a fake encounter then it is a very serious matter. This is bloodlust versus due process. Law and due process cannot be sidelined," External link

asianage Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "This encounter has proved that our law and order situation is not at an upscale standard," "In this country, we never believed in Talibani kind of justice. This kind of system proves that criminal justice has failed," External link

asianage Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "If it is found that it is a fake encounter then it is a very serious matter. This is bloodlust versus due process. Law and due process cannot be sidelined," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "This encounter has proved that our law and order situation is not at an upscale standard," "In this country, we never believed in Talibani kind of justice. This kind of system proves that criminal justice has failed," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “That (an apology) is not required, my Lord. All is well that ends well,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, December 6, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “That (an apology) is not required, my Lord. All is well that ends well,” External link

expressindia Friday, December 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Many of us have been in this Bar for over 40 years and know the tradition of this Bar. We have learnt our traditions from our seniors and if there is a an environment of discourtesy, distinguished Judges who reach [the Bench] will also learn from there.... only requesting you to allow the tradition to continue and allow the dialogue to be courteous,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Many of us have been in this Bar for over 40 years and know the tradition of this Bar. We have learnt our traditions from our seniors and if there is a an environment of discourtesy, distinguished Judges who reach [the Bench] will also learn from there.... only requesting you to allow the tradition to continue and allow the dialogue to be courteous,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "I request your lordship to be little more patient. I only request that both the bench and the bar have to maintain the decorum. We are just requesting that allow this tradition to continue and let the respect for each other also continue," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "If there is one piece of evidence, one document, one property, one bank account in which I (Chidambaram) am directly or indirectly associated, then do not grant me bail," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended : “Show one property, one bank account, one telephone call, one recovery from my premises involving me in this case... Can they show one evidence to prove my involvement?Throughout their (ED) affidavit, have they shown one fact associating him... All they have on him are allegations without proof, now how do I counter that in court?” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended : “Show one property, one bank account, one telephone call, one recovery from my premises involving me in this case... Can they show one evidence to prove my involvement? Throughout their [ED] affidavit, have they shown one fact associating him... All they have on him are allegations without proof, now how do I counter that in court?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rahul Bajaj ) : "Rahul Bajaj only said: Industry fears to criticise government" External link

asianage Monday, December 2, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rahul Bajaj ) : "Rahul Bajaj only said: Industry fears to criticise government" External link

newindianexpress Monday, December 2, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Rahul Bajaj ) : "Rahul Bajaj only said: Industry fears to criticise government" External link

news18 Monday, December 2, 2019 2:08:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Take action, concentrate on your ministry and don't play politics," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, December 2, 2019 12:35:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "These sectors are for providing services to people," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, December 2, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "If there is one piece of evidence, one document, one property, one bank account in which I (Chidambaram) am directly or indirectly associated, then do not grant me bail," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “Show one property, one bank account, one telephone call, one recovery from his premises involving him in this case... Can they show one evidence to prove his involvement? Throughout their (ED) affidavit, have they shown one fact associating him.. All they have on him are allegations without proof, now how do I [Chidambaram] counter that in court?” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : “They did mention some mails, bank transactions suggesting money laundering. Now what do just they mean by ‘suggesting’ money laundering?” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal contended ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “Show one property, one bank account, one telephone call, one recovery from his premises involving him in this case... Can they show one evidence to prove his involvement? Throughout their (ED) affidavit, have they shown one fact associating him.. All they have on him are allegations without proof, now how do I [Chidambaram] counter that in court?” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : “They did mention some mails, bank transactions suggesting money laundering. Now what do just they mean by ‘suggesting’ money laundering?” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “He has been kept in jail unfairly for the last 100 days just because he is the father of Karti Chidambaram, a key accused in the case,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “They have not given detail of one phone call, one meeting. If I created shell companies, whom did I call, whom did I meet, where did I meet. Nothing has been stated,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We cannot resurrect the past. But we can be cautious in the future,” External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Not one email… not one SMS from me or to me has been found… not one document has been traced to me,” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It is as if I am some Ranga/Billa. If I am not released on bail, it will send a wrong message to this country,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “If their argument of gravity of offence is accepted, then I will never get bail,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminals like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The three witnesses were known to the ED since 2018, then why they were not called for confronting them with Chiadambaram earlier," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "I am the only person who is in jail in this case and rest others are out on bail. I am a kingpin because I am the father of Karti Chidambaram," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The gravity of offence is not an issue here, the idea is to keep him in jail as long as possible," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : “Why did they not question me all this time in judicial custody? Now they are claiming they want to question him, knowing the case is in this court,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : “All they claim is Karti (Mr. Chidambaram’s son and named an accused in the INX Media case) is an owner of the shell company, Advantage Strategic Consulting. Mr. Chidambaram is his father. So he crafted the entire scheme... But there is no proof of crime committed by the petitioner, no evidence of any communication, SMS or email, made by the petitioner. Leave alone ‘gravity’ of the crime, there is no crime here at all,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “They [ED] have said it would be sending a wrong message to the country if I am released on bail. It is as if I am some ‘Ranga-Billa’,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I (Chidambaram) am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminal like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

economictimes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “If their (court’s) argument of gravity of offence is accepted, then I will never get bail,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminals like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The three witnesses were known to the ED since 2018, then why they were not called for confronting them with Chiadambaram earlier," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "I am the only person who is in jail in this case and rest others are out on bail. I am a kingpin because I am the father of Karti Chidambaram," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The gravity of offence is not an issue here, the idea is to keep him in jail as long as possible," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I (Chidambaram) am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminal like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

news18 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It has been said (in HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminals like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The three witnesses were known to ED since 2018, then why they were not called for confronting them with Chiadambaram earlier," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "I am the only person who is in jail in this case and rest others are out ion bail. I am a kingpin because I am the father of Karti Chidambaram," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The gravity of offence is not an issue here the idea is to keep him in jail as long as possible," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal alleged : "Whatever is said the ED's counter affidavit in the case, the high court cut pasted them as its findings," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If most of the people in J&K are peace loving which has been rightly accepted by the government then why they were not allowed to go to schools, hospitals etc. The court has to lay down law to protect the rights of people in such situations and the government cannot invoke national security to deny their rights," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If their interpretation of Article 19 is accepted, it will become worse than ADM Jabalpur (case). Tomorrow it can happen anywhere. If there are upcoming elections, they can impose Section 144 and shut down all communication,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10:15:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told ( about Ajit Pawar ) : "They [BJP and NCP's Ajit Pawar] knew they did not have the majority but they wanted more time. The Governor gave them 14 days, so, obviously, they all were hand in glove and were hoping that courts will not interfere," External link

business-standard Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What was the great hurry to revoke President’s rule at 5.17 in the morning. If he waited for so long, could he not have waited for another 24 hours? What was the national emergency? The only reason it was done was because an alliance was announced at 7 pm” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What was the great hurry to revoke President’s Rule If he waited for so long, could he not have waited for another 24 hours? What was the national emergency? The only reason it was done was because an alliance was announced at 7pm,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What was the great hurry to revoke President’s Rule If he waited for so long, could he not have waited for another 24 hours? What was the national emergency? The only reason it was done was because an alliance was announced at 7pm,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “All floor tests are done under a pro tem speaker (usually the senior most member of the House),” “None of the court rulings say anything about a speaker” External link

economictimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Ajit Pawar ) : “It took time as there were ideological issues. Now the Sena, NCP and Congress have 154 (148 plus seven independents) MLAs,” “Ajit Pawar has been removed as leader of the NCP legislature party. We are seeking an immediate floor test” External link

economictimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “In the dead of night, things look bright and some opportunities come knocking” External link

asianage Tuesday, November 26, 2019 1:49:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What was the great hurry to revoke President’s Rule If he waited for so long, could he not have waited for another 24 hours? What was the national emergency? The only reason it was done was because an alliance was announced at 7pm,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 25, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal tells : "Let there be immediate floor test, there is precedent from the Karnataka case," External link

outlookindia Monday, November 25, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra," External link

outlookindia Monday, November 25, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : "What was the urgency for revocation of President's rule and giving oath to Fadnavis as chief minister? Is there anything on record to show urgency?," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Where was national emergency to revoke President’s rule at 5.27 am and the chief minister being administered oath at 8 am next morning. The combine has affidavits of 154 Maha MLAs supporting it, if BJP has the numbers, then they should be asked to prove the majority within 24 hours,” External link

expressindia Monday, November 25, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Today, Ajit Pawar is saying he had the support (of 54 NCP MLAs) but he has been removed from that position from NCP. If they have the majority then why should they shy away from the floor test? Why could the Governor who waited so long waited for 24 hours more? What was the national emergency to revoke President’s rule in the morning and swear in Fadnavis other than to preempt the alliance of Sena-NCP-Congress?” External link

expressindia Monday, November 25, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : "Where was national emergency to revoke President's rule at 5.27 am and CM being administered oath at 8 am next morning," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 25, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "I have affidavits of 154 MLAs of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress extending their support to Uddhav Thackeray as the alliance leader," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If the BJP has numbers, then they should prove a majority within 24 hours," External link

economictimes Monday, November 25, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "What was the hurry that President's rule was revoked at 5:17 in the morning? There is a prima-facie case. What was the national emergency that President's rule was revoked at 5:17 am and swearing-in was at 8 in the morning. President's Rule was revoked at 5:17 am that means everything happened before 5:17," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 25, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal asked : "Where was national emergency to revoke President's rule at 5.27 am and CM being administered oath at 8 am next morning," External link

economictimes Monday, November 25, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "I have affidavits of 154 MLAs of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress extending their support to Uddhav Thackeray as the alliance leader," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Monday, November 25, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “He does not have the numbers as 41 out of 54 NCP MLAs have sent a signed letter to the Governor supporting his removal as the legislative party leader,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “He does not have the numbers as 41 out of 54 NCP MLAs have sent a signed letter to the Governor supporting his removal as the legislative party leader,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It was not just bizarre, but it also appears that he (Governor) was acting under direct instructions,” External link

expressindia Monday, November 25, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If they have majority, let them display it. We can demonstrate a majority on the floor of the Assembly” External link

asianage Monday, November 25, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “What happened between 7 pm of November 22 and 5 am of November 23 is shrouded in mystery and because of which the governor took a malafide, arbitrary, illegal and unconstitutional decision to administer oath to Fadnavis as CM and Ajit Pawar as deputy CM. I have never seen anything like this in India,” “The decision to request revocation of President’s rule in the night and administer oath to Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar in the morning shows the governor was acting under direct instruction of the Centre. Otherwise, such a thing could not happen,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It was not just bizarre, but it also appears that he (governor) was also acting under direct instructions,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If they believe they have the support of the House, they must be directed to prove it today itself. If they have the numbers, they must prove it or allow us to prove the majority," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We don't know how much time the governor has given them to prove majority. What letters were submitted to the governor, we don't know. There is nothing in the public domain," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If they believe they have the support of the House, they must be directed to prove it today itself. If they have the numbers they must prove it or allow us to prove the majority," External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We don't know how much time the governor has given them to prove majority. What letters were submitted to the governor, we don't know. There is nothing in the public domain," External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If they believe they have the support of the House, they must be directed to prove it today itself. If they have the numbers they must prove it or allow us to prove the majority,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “We don’t know how much time the governor has given them to prove majority. What letters were submitted to the governor, we don’t know. There is nothing in the public domain,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "On the face of it, it is not only bizarre but it suggests that the governor was acting on direct instructions. On what basis did the governor invite Fadnavis to form government? The act of governor in recommending revocation of President's rule smacks of bias, is malafide and contrary to all the norms that have been established by the judgements of this court from time to time," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Governor advises and President’s Rule is revoked, no cabinet meeting was held. At 8am, the swearing-in happened. What are the facts and on what basis did the Governor decide is shrouded in mystery,” External link

news18 Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “It's in the interest of the government to hold the floor test and prove majority,” External link

news18 Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When somebody had announced at 7 pm that we are forming the government, the act of Governor is biased, mala-fide, and contrary to all laws established by this Court," "Court should order floor test today itself. If BJP has the majority, let them prove in the Assembly. If they don't, let us stake the claim," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : "The majority is 145 seats in the state. The pre-poll alliance comes first. The pre-poll alliance broke down. Now, we are relying on the post-poll alliance," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "When somebody had announced at 7 pm that we are forming the government, the act of Governor is biased, mala-fide, and contrary to all laws established by this Court," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : "The majority is 145 seats in the state. The pre-poll alliance comes first. The pre-poll alliance broke down. Now, we are relying on the post-poll alliance," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "Court should order floor test today itself. If BJP has the majority, let them prove in the Assembly. If they don't, let us stake the claim," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra," External link

business-standard Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued : “We [Shiv Sena] announced our intention to form the government at 7 p.m. on November 22. Suddenly, the President’s Rule is revoked at 5.47 the next day without a Cabinet meeting... Why? Was this a matter of national emergency? And then we see a closed-door ceremony,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal argued ( about Ajit Pawar ) : “We [Shiv Sena] announced our intention to form the government at 7 p.m. on November 22. Suddenly, the President’s Rule is revoked at 5.47 the next day without a Cabinet meeting... Why? Was this a matter of national emergency? And then we see Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar sworn in a closed-door ceremony,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "The act of governor smacks of bias, malafide, violation of all norms of the apex court," External link

asianage Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Governor advises and President’s Rule is revoked, no cabinet meeting was held. The swearing-in that took place at 8 am on Saturday, on what basis did the Governor decide is shrouded in mystery,” External link

asianage Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal stated : “If BJP has majority,let them prove in assembly. If they don’t, let us stake the claim,” External link

india Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : “When we are saying we have the majority we are ready to show it. We are ready to show the majority tomorrow” External link

india Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal added : "When somebody (else) had announced that we are forming the government, the act of Governor is biased, malafide, contrary to all laws established by this Court," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "We have seen this in Karnataka also. If they (BJP) have the majority, then let them show their majority," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : "If Devendra Fadnavis has numbers to prove majority, let him prove it on the floor of House, else we have numbers to form government in Maharashtra," External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "It appears that the Governor is acting directly under the orders of a political party. The act of Governor smacks of bias, is mala fide contrary to all norms. Only thing to do today is if they believe they have the numbers, majority and can prove their support, they should be directed to conduct floor test today itself," External link

firstpost Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "The government planned the electoral bond scheme in 2017. There was a restriction that applied earlier which limited companies to give funds only up to 15 per cent of their profit. In the Finance Act 2017, while the electoral bonds were floated, the limit was removed by Arun Jaitley, the then Finance Minister. So, when the 2019 elections took place, there was no limit to the companies funding the political parties. 95 per cent of the electoral bond funding went to the BJP. It is institutionalised corruption," External link

business-standard Friday, November 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said ( about Commission ) : "What is an electoral bond? Electoral bond is a facility to pay money to the political parties by the private companies in a non-transparent way. The RBI and Election Commission objected to it and they are not part of the Congress party" External link

business-standard Friday, November 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal said : “Money plays a huge role in politics... it can help form governments and also bring them down. We have all seen how money is being used by leaders of the ruling parties...how they are all flying around in fancy planes,” External link

news18 Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Kapil Sibal told : "On these triple tests, the high court order is in our favour," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT



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senior advocate10.37%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
advocate8.73%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
lawyer2.72%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
mp1.13%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
senior congress leader0.77%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
minister32.41%EN11/01/201701/11/2017
counsel3.60%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
senior counsel1.80%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
senior advocate for west bengal0.05%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
union minister6.16%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
former union minister1.54%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
senior lawyer1.13%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
spokesperson0.51%EN10/08/201708/10/2017
member0.10%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
pilot0.10%EN02/24/201724/02/2017
deputy0.05%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
nominee0.15%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
minister for hrd0.05%EN01/13/201713/01/2017
colleague0.10%EN12/09/201609/12/2016
spokesman0.82%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
legal counsel0.21%EN10/17/201617/10/2016
candidate0.26%EN06/11/201611/06/2016
senior advocate0.36%SA09/04/201404/09/2014
cabinet minister0.15%EN04/22/201422/04/2014
justice minister0.46%EN04/13/201413/04/2014
communications minister1.64%EN03/07/201407/03/2014
foreign minister0.36%EN12/15/201315/12/2013
ministre de la justice0.15%FR12/12/201312/12/2013
ministre0.67%FR12/11/201311/12/2013
Names Lang Count
Kapil SibalEN52.52%
Kapil SibalFR12.27%
Kapil SibalPT11.75%
Kapil SibalES11.55%
Kapil SibalEU11.51%
Kapil SibbalEN0.32%
Kapil SibalSA0.08%
Капил СибалRU0.00%


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Sanjay Singh told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibalji is saying the correct thing legally. Passing a resolution in the state Assembly can be good theatrics but it will not stop the imposition of the law in the state. To do that, one will have to take back the CAA in the Parliament only," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Singh Rawat told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibal is an advocate. When Parliament enacts laws, it has to be implemented in the country. Kerala, Bengal and Punjab are doing a political stunt. It is unconstitutional. They should look at national interest," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Abhishek Singhvi said ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "There are attempts to create chaos and confusion and government would be happy to get off the hook by creating of all types of misinterpretations I don't have to reply to. Sibal has already tweeted," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Tariq Anwar told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibal is a learned lawyer and has good knowledge of the Constitution too. But this matter is currently sub-judice before the Supreme Court and it will arrive at a decision after looking at every angle," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Sanjay Singh told ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Kapil Sibalji is saying the correct thing legally. Passing a resolution in the state Assembly can be good theatrics but it will not stop the imposition of the law in the state. To do that, one will have to take back the CAA in the Parliament only," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Jagdambika Pal said ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "There were over eight-nine hours of debate on CAA in the Parliament. Sibal also participated in the discussions. However, now they are trying to mislead the people," External link

business-standard Friday, December 27, 2019 11:19:00 AM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, 'abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Kyon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai' (take up the case later, why do you have a stomach ache following the case)," External link

firstpost Monday, December 16, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : “Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, ‘abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai’ (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case),” External link

financialexpress Monday, December 16, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, 'abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai' (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case)," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 16, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Kapil Sibal ) : “But Congress leaders and lawyer Kapil Sibal used to say in the court that don’t take up the case yet,” External link

financialexpress Monday, December 16, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, 'abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai' (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case)," External link

business-standard Monday, December 16, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Kapil Sibal ) : “Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, ‘abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai’ (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case),” External link

india Monday, December 16, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : “Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, ‘ abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai ’ (take up the case later, why do you have a stomach ache following the case),” External link

Hindu Monday, December 16, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Kapil Sibal ) : "Congress leader and advocate Kapil Sibal sahab said, 'abhi mat chalaye case, baad mein chalaye. Keon bhai, aap ke pet mein kyon dard hai' (take up the case latter, why do you have a stomach ache following the case)," External link

news18 Monday, December 16, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT