Elated over the response of Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on his recommendation for setting up permanent benches of Orissa High Court in southern and western areas, the High Court Bar Association claimed that their stand on the issue has been vindicated.
The Union Cabinet is meeting on Wednesday and may decide to withdraw the controversial ordinance on convicted lawmakers in the wake of its denunciation by Rahul Gandhi, who has dubbed it as "complete nonsense" and should be "torn up and thrown away".
India will not accept any kind of surveillance as it has been reported about the US agencies snooping into e-mail and other type of communications of foreign citizens, Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal said on Friday.
Government on Friday said it was working on a proposal to prevent the entry of criminals into politics even as a bill to prevent immediate disqualification of lawmakers upon conviction in a criminal case is pending in Parliament.
As the prices of onions and other vegetables have sent the budgets of many homes in the country haywire, Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said that the government has nothing to do with the spiralling onion prices
Lok Sabha MP Suresh Kalmadi expressed confidence that he would make a comeback with the 25th Pune Festival celebrations. He said that Union Minister Kapil Sibal would inaugurate the festival on September 13.