Irani questions Rahul on Sibal’s dealings with businessman

Friday, March 30th, 2018

New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Smriti Irani today demanded an explanation from Rahul Gandhi over Congress leader Kapil Sibal’s alleged land dealing with a businessman who was investigated by the CBI in 2013 for alleged bribery. Sibal denied the allegations and threatened to file a defamation suit against news website, which Irani cited for […]

Kapil Sibal: Committed to Chandni Chowk for life

Friday, March 21st, 2014

New Delhi: Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal, who is seeking a third straight term from the Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constitutency and filed his nomination on Thursday, spoke to Shubhomoy Sikdar about his prospects this time round and also the changed political scenario with the arrival of the Aam Aadmi Party on the scene. The […]

Govt to abide by SC decision in Rajiv Gandhi case: Sibal

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Kapil Sibal

New Delhi: Law Minister Kapil Sibal today said government would abide by Supreme Court’s decision commuting death penalty of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, but took a jibe at BJP for not uttering a word on the issue while it had bayed for Afzal Guru’s blood. “They (BJP) were baying for the blood of […]

Sibal takes charge as law minister

Monday, May 13th, 2013
Kapil Sibal

New Delhi : Kapil Sibal Monday assumed the charge of the union law ministry, taking over from Ashwani Kumar who resigned last week after he came under attack in the Supreme Court for vetting the CBI report on the allocation of coal blocks. Sibal will hold additional charge of law along with the communications and […]

Kapil Sibal gets Law Ministry, CP Joshi takes over Railways

Saturday, May 11th, 2013
Kapil Sibal-CP Joshi

New Delhi : Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal was on Saturday allotted the additional charge of the Law Ministry, following the resignation of Ashwani Kumar. CP Joshi has replaced Pawan Kumar Bansal at the Railway Ministry. Joshi also holds the charge of Road Transport and Highways Ministry. As per sources, a Cabinet reshuffle is being planned […]

‘Credit goes to Rahul Gandhi for Congress win in Karnataka’

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
Kapil Sibal

New Delhi : With the results indicating a resounding victory for the Congress in Karnataka, its exultant leaders are now giving credit to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi for the party’s spectacular performance in the southern state. Speaking to reporters, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said, […]

Black humour against BJP? Yes; Against UPA? No: Sibal

Saturday, May 4th, 2013
Kapil Sibal

Bangalore : Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal today sought to indulge in “black humour” vis-a-vis the ruling BJP government in poll-bound Karnataka, but appeared to be “stumped” when asked to do so targeting the Congress-led UPA. Speaking to reporters here two days before the May five Assembly poll, Sibal sought to mock at the BJP government […]

Bal Thackeray Facebook post: Girls fear for their safety, apologise

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
Bal Thakray

Mumbai: The two girls at the centre of the controversy over a Facebook post in which they questioned the Mumbai shutdown after the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray have said that they fear for their lives. The girl who posted the status has now deactivated her Facebook account. The girl who liked the […]

Twitter removes 6 fake PMO accounts

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

New Delhi  : Pushed by India, Twitter has removed six micro-blogging accounts which resembled that of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) amid government’s assertion that action would be taken against those allowing objectionable content. In a communication to the PMO, Twitter has said it has “removed the reported profile(s) from circulation due to violation of […]

Maharashtra, Karnataka topped cyber crime list in 2010

Sunday, April 29th, 2012
Kapil Sibal

Maharashtra and Karnataka topped the list of cyber crimes registered in 2010 with 246 cases and 176 cases respectively, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal said. “With the increase in the proliferation of Information Technology and related services, there is a rise in number of cyber crimes and cyber security incidents. The trend in increase […]