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Congress leader and senior advocate Kapil Sibal (File Photo)

Kapil Sibal thinks BJP will use Taliban row to its ‘advantage’ in UP polls

Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2021 12:36 PM IST
The Congress party has been directing its attacks at the central government regarding its policy on the Afghanistan situation, saying that the BJP-led government has time to hold talks with the Taliban in Doha, but is unable to come to a consensus with protesting farmers.
File photo of senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal. (PTI Photo)
File photo of senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal. (PTI Photo)

'Congress moves on with eyes wide shut', says Sibal after Sushmita Dev resigns

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2021 10:32 AM IST
Sushmita Dev sent her resignation letter to Sonia Gandhi on Sunday saying she is resigning from the primary membership of Congress, but did not give any specific reason. Kapil Sibal is among the leaders who have been highlighting the crisis brewing in the party.
TMC leader Derek O’Brien arrives at Congress leader Kapil Sibal’s residence on Monday. (ANI)
TMC leader Derek O’Brien arrives at Congress leader Kapil Sibal’s residence on Monday. (ANI)

Oppn leaders discuss 2024 poll strategy at dinner hosted by Sibal

By Sunetra Choudhury, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2021 05:52 AM IST
At least 20 of the so-called “G-23” group of leaders, who wrote a letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi last year asking for an overhaul in the party organisation, were present at the dinner, as was former finance minister P Chidambaram.
Day after his 73rd birthday, Sibal set to host Opposition leaders on Monday
Day after his 73rd birthday, Sibal set to host Opposition leaders on Monday

Day after his 73rd birthday, Sibal set to host Opposition leaders on Monday

By Sunetra Choudhury, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2021 05:21 AM IST
Sharad Pawar, Derek O’Brien, Omar Abdullah, Akhilesh Yadav, and Lalu Prasad are likely to make an appearance.
The Supreme Court. (HT archive)
The Supreme Court. (HT archive)

SC to hear journalists’ plea for probe into Pegasus next week

By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2021 01:45 AM IST
Mentioning the petition before a bench headed by CJI NV Ramana, senior advocate Kapil Sibal said, “This matter has huge ramifications on civil liberties as it involves surveillance of opposition leaders, journalists and activists. Its creating waves not just in India but abroad as well”
Congress leader Kapil Sibal (File Photo/HT)
Congress leader Kapil Sibal (File Photo/HT)

‘India needs resurgent Congress but…’: Kapil Sibal on crisis in party

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2021 05:34 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, speaking to PTI, also called upon the party to show it is ‘active and in mood to engage meaningfully.’
Several Congress leaders criticised Jitin Prasada after he switched to BJP on June 9. (PTI)
Several Congress leaders criticised Jitin Prasada after he switched to BJP on June 9. (PTI)

‘Will he get ‘prasada’, ‘Always a suspect’: Prasada gets flak after joining BJP

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2021 07:33 PM IST
  • Former Congress leader Jitin Prasada joined the BJP on Wednesday and said that the saffron party is India’s only ‘national party’.
New Delhi: Congress leader Kapil Sibal during the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)(PTI02_11_2021_000326A)(PTI)
New Delhi: Congress leader Kapil Sibal during the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)(PTI02_11_2021_000326A)(PTI)

Kapil Sibal slams Centre, questions 'poriborton' in West Bengal

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 12:54 PM IST
While addressing a public rally in West Bengal on Monday, PM Modi hit out at the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) saying that the state will not be able to progress if syndicate rule and "tolabaji (extortion)" continue to persist.
The ongoing multi-agency rescue operation at Tapovan Tunnel, in Chamoli district's Joshimath.(PTI Photo)
The ongoing multi-agency rescue operation at Tapovan Tunnel, in Chamoli district's Joshimath.(PTI Photo)

News updates from HT: Death toll at 41 as one more body discovered in Tapovan

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 12:49 PM IST
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Congress MP Kapil Sibal speaks in the Rajya Sabha during ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (PTI photo)
Congress MP Kapil Sibal speaks in the Rajya Sabha during ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (PTI photo)

Big projects for poll-bound states in budget: Kapil Sibal alleges bias

PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 10:24 PM IST
There were big road infrastructure projects marked out in the budget for Tamil Nadu, Bengal, Assam and Kerala.
WhatsApp, through its counsel, had written to the court suggesting that justice Singh should not hear the matter because she appeared as a senior counsel against WhatsApp in a matter in the Supreme Court in 2016.(MINT_PRINT)
WhatsApp, through its counsel, had written to the court suggesting that justice Singh should not hear the matter because she appeared as a senior counsel against WhatsApp in a matter in the Supreme Court in 2016.(MINT_PRINT)

Delhi HC objects to WhatsApp asking judge not to hear PIL

By Richa banka, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:24 AM IST
Justice Pratibha M Singh said the e-mail, which was later withdrawn, was completely unwarranted because she was anyway going to recuse herself from hearing the case filed by lawyer Chaitanya Rohilla, who has contended that WhatsApp’s updated policy violates the individual’s Right to Privacy.
The bench was hearing a PIL filed by Viswam, a Communist Party of India (CPI) leader challenging the permission to WhatsApp to start UPI services.(File photo)
The bench was hearing a PIL filed by Viswam, a Communist Party of India (CPI) leader challenging the permission to WhatsApp to start UPI services.(File photo)

WhatsApp refutes in SC claims of ‘unsecure’ payment services system, says ‘Absolutely baseless’,

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 07:09 PM IST
The plea also sought directions to the Reserve Bank of India for framing regulation to ensure that data collected on UPI platforms are not “exploited” or used in any manner other than for processing payments.
Punia said, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government is doing this with the intention of etching their name on the new building.(Hindustan Times)
Punia said, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government is doing this with the intention of etching their name on the new building.(Hindustan Times)

President should lay the foundation stone of new Parliament building: Cong’s Punia

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2020 07:38 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra will lay the foundation stone of the new Parliament building and perform bhoomi pujan on December 10.
Bhupesh Baghel’s comments came at a time when four vaccine candidates from Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca and the Russian government have published encouraging late-stage clinical trial results.(HT Photo)
Bhupesh Baghel’s comments came at a time when four vaccine candidates from Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca and the Russian government have published encouraging late-stage clinical trial results.(HT Photo)

HTLS 2020: Centre should clear its stand on vaccine pricing, says Bhupesh Baghel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 07:02 AM IST
Speaking at the 18th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Baghel also criticised Congress leaders such as Kapil Sibal and Ghulam Nabi Azad for publicly attacking the party, and suggested that grievances should be laid out in the party’s internal forum.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020(Screengrab)
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020(Screengrab)

‘Remember what you taught us’: Bhupesh Baghel politely stings Sibal, Azad

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Kapil Sibal, who was part of the 23 leaders who wrote to Congress president, in a recent interview had emphasised the need of introspection in the party. Ghulam Nabi Azad, another dissenter, blamed the Congress’ slump in elections to the 5-star culture within the party.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi with Ahmed Patel.(PTI File)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi with Ahmed Patel.(PTI File)

Ahmed Patel, Congress’ crisis manager: Five instances of how he was a problem solver

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury | Edited by Zara Khan
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 10:21 AM IST
Patel had cordial ties with leaders from other parties; even younger leaders from the Congress found him approachable
Former Union minister from Jammu and Kashmir Saifuddin Soz.(Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times)
Former Union minister from Jammu and Kashmir Saifuddin Soz.(Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times)

‘Proper perspectives needed’: Saifuddin Soz on questions raised by Kapil Sibal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 01:07 PM IST
The national party has been struggling to come in power in various states. In Bihar assembly elections, the party managed to win just 19 seats out of the 70 seats it contested.
Results of Bihar state election and other bypoll elections created a clear division inside the party as several leaders have championed for introspection, reforms inside the party.(PTI)
Results of Bihar state election and other bypoll elections created a clear division inside the party as several leaders have championed for introspection, reforms inside the party.(PTI)

Dissent in Congress: From Adhir Chowdhury to Ghulam Nabi Azad, who said what

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 11:01 AM IST
Latest to add to the ongoing discourse has been Ghulam Nabi Azad who has questioned the 5-star culture of the Congress.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi with Ghulam Nabi Azad, A K Antony, Manmohan Singh and P. Chidambram as she addresses the media after a meeting of the CWC at AICC in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi with Ghulam Nabi Azad, A K Antony, Manmohan Singh and P. Chidambram as she addresses the media after a meeting of the CWC at AICC in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Congress rumblings grow, Ghulam Nabi Azad for internal polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 02:00 AM IST
Ghulam Nabi Azad , one of the 23 leaders who signed a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi in August demanding major changes in the party’s functioning, also said the “general impression (is) that there is no president of the party.”
Congress president Sonia Gandhi with Ghulam Nabi Azad, A K Antony, Manmohan Singh and P. Chidambram as she addresses the media after a meeting of the CWC at AICC in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi with Ghulam Nabi Azad, A K Antony, Manmohan Singh and P. Chidambram as she addresses the media after a meeting of the CWC at AICC in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Sibal, Chidambaram not wrong, retrospection does not mean removal of Gandhis, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2020 07:48 PM IST
Azad, who was among 23 Congress leaders who had written to Sonia Gandhi earlier this year calling for major changes including full-time and effective leadership, told ANI in an interview that the “medicine for the party” is to conduct organizational elections at block, district and state level.
External affairs minister S Jaishankar’s has been elected to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.(ANI Photo)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar’s has been elected to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.(ANI Photo)

SC takes note of petitions challenging foreign minister S Jaishankar’s election to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 03:32 PM IST
A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian took note of the submissions of senior advocate Kapil Sibal that a date be fixed for hearing these matters.
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.(ANI File)
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.(ANI File)

Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury attacks Kapil Sibal over introspection remark

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 01:38 PM IST
Sibal, in a recent interview, had emphasised the need of introspection in the party. The party is on a decline, the former union minister said, in the aftermath of the Congress’ massive drubbing in the recently held Bihar assembly election
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal.(PTI)
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal.(PTI)

‘Was BJP-PDP alliance to bring back terror in J&K?’ asks Kapil Sibal after Shah’s ‘Gupkar gang’ remark

New Delhi, Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 09:46 AM IST
On Tuesday, Shah had said that the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration wants foreign forces to intervene in Jammu and Kashmir and asserted that Indian people will no longer tolerate an “unholy global gathbandhan” against national interest.
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.(ANI)
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.(ANI)

Amid war of words among party leaders, Congress’ Special Committee to meet today

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 06:12 AM IST
The Congress is being blamed for the defeat of the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) in the recently concluded Bihar elections. In the Mahagathbandhan, the success rate of RJD and the Left parties was more than 50 per cent whereas the Congress could win only 19 seats out of 70 seats it contested.
Sibal, a former union minister and one of the 23 signatories to a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi in August this year seeking internal elections and an organisational overhaul, questioned the leadership in the wake of the Bihar debacle.(PTI file photo)
Sibal, a former union minister and one of the 23 signatories to a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi in August this year seeking internal elections and an organisational overhaul, questioned the leadership in the wake of the Bihar debacle.(PTI file photo)

Bihar debacle reignites calls for introspection in Congress

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 01:41 AM IST
The Congress party’s performance is seen in some quarters as being responsible for the failure of the Mahagathbandhan (MGB) or grand alliance to oust the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in the just-concluded assembly elections in Bihar.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Ghelot said Sibal’s call for introspection comment in media was unnecessary,(PTI)
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Ghelot said Sibal’s call for introspection comment in media was unnecessary,(PTI)

‘Only Congress can keep nation united’: Gehlot attacks Sibal, takes Congress versus Congress a notch higher

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 09:02 PM IST
The group of 23 signatories had written to the Congress president in August this year, seeking full-time and active leadership and introspection behind the “steady decline” of the 135-year-old organisation while outlining an 11-point action plan.(ANI)
The group of 23 signatories had written to the Congress president in August this year, seeking full-time and active leadership and introspection behind the “steady decline” of the 135-year-old organisation while outlining an 11-point action plan.(ANI)

Congress leaders deny writing to Sonia Gandhi on Bihar debacle

UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 06:27 AM IST
It was not immediately known that if any Congress leader outside this group wrote a letter to Gandhi about the Bihar election.
*Kapil Sibal tweeted President Trump’s comments on India’s air and coronavirus death count made during Thursday’s debate(PTI)
*Kapil Sibal tweeted President Trump’s comments on India’s air and coronavirus death count made during Thursday’s debate(PTI)

Result of ‘Howdy Modi’, Trump calls India’s air ‘filthy’: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 02:28 PM IST
Trump described the air in India,China,and Russia as “filthy” as he defended his decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord,lauded his decisions with regard to reducing carbon emissions
US President Donald Trump.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump’s ‘filthy air’ remark result of ‘Howdy Modi’: Congress leaders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 11:52 AM IST
The “Howdy Modi” event was attended by about 50,000 people of Indian origin from across the US. Besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trump had also addressed the gathering
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