Kapil Sibal`s reply vindicates our stand: Orissa HC lawyers

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.

India is opposed to any control on Internet: Kapil Sibal

India is opposed to any control on internet in the name of cyber security, said Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal.

India is opposed to any control on Internet: Sibal

India is opposed to any control on Internet in the name of cyber security, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said Tuesday.

Hype around Narendra Modi is just bubble, it will soon burst: Kapil Sibal

The Congress on Tuesday dismissed the view that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was a threat to them.

Kapil Sibal takes on Narendra Modi, says diamonds cannot be made overnight

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal had a dig at BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying a diamonds and gems cannot be made overnight by "selling dreams" and through "slick talk".

Ordinance on convicted lawmakers: Cabinet to meet on Wednesday

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".

Trust important between democratic institutions: Kapil Sibal

Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal indicated that there was a sense of mistrust prevailing amongst the institutions of our democracy.

Ordinance on lawmakers in accordance with SC judgement: Sibal

Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said that the Ordinance on convicted lawmakers approved by the cabinet goes in accordance with the Supreme Court order.

No decision taken on banning opinion polls: Congress

The Congress said it has "not taken a decision" on the issue of banning opinion polls as there are "too contradictory views" on the proposal of the Election Commission in this regard.

No move to ban opinion polls at this time: Kapil Sibal

Government said there is no move "at this time" to ban opinion polls and said such a decision cannot be taken without consulting opposition parties.

India will not accept snooping by any country: Sibal

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.

Modi should debate real issues, tall claims won`t work: Sibal

Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday said a quality debate on real issues and not personalities was required in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Seriously mulling to bar entry of criminals in politics: Sibal

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.

Govt doesn’t sell onions, ask traders: Kapil Sibal on sky-rocketing prices

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

Bill on appointment of judges referred to Parliamentary panel

Government has notified the landmark food security legislation, giving a legal right on highly subsidised foodgrains to 67 percent of the country’s population.

Sibal regrets lapse on Judges Appointment Amendment Bill

Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday expressed regret that the wrong numbering of the Constitution Amendment Bill prevented it from being introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday.

Need to streamline appointments to higher judiciary: Sibal

Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal underlined the need to streamline the appointment of judges in the higher judiciary.

Kalmadi almost announces comeback time

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.

Bill on appointment of judges faces Opposition roadblock

The Constitution Amendment Bill providing a say for the Executive in the appointment of judges of higher judiciary is likely to hit a roadblock.

Lawyering has become business: Kapil Sibal

Union Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal on Sunday expressed concern that lawyering has become a business, and it is no longer regarded as a profession.