Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicKapil Sibal

Topic: Kapil Sibal

CJI’s no to senior advocates mentioning cases not a first. Listing system real issue, say lawyers

While hearing Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Kapil Sibal mentioning matters, he said he had been receiving concerns from junior lawyers, requesting to end the practice.

Our take on Quad meeting, Kapil Sibal, petrol prices and Yasin Malik — in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Felt confined but Congress has more room for dissent than BJP, says Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal, senior advocate, MP and former union minister, speaks to ThePrint about his decision to quit Congress, his ideology, and what the future holds for him.  

IAS officer’s transfer is not a punishment for all, and Congress’ leaking lifeboat

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Sibal’s exit latest blow for Congress G-23 as group that questioned Gandhi leadership implodes

Four original members have left the party or distanced themselves from G-23. Many among the rest appear to have bought peace with the high-command.

A carnage in America, by America, and why Sibal’s Congress exit came with ‘zero loss’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Skipped Chintan Shivir, then quit: Story behind Kapil Sibal’s exit from ‘cuckoo land’ Congress

The former Union minister who skipped the Chintan Shivir quit Congress on 16 May. One of the 'G-23' leaders, Kapil Sibal's been calling out the Congress leadership since 2020.

Quit Congress on 16 May, says Sibal, files RS nomination as Independent candidate backed by SP

A former member of dissident G-23 group within the Congress, Kapil Sibal filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha Wednesday. His previous party hoped he 'finds peace in his new party'.

‘It is his right’ — Azam Khan on buzz about SP Rajya Sabha nomination for Kapil Sibal

Rajya Sabha term of Kapil Sibal, who represents Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan in court, ends in July. Sibal is known to be among the Congress voices seeking reform in the party.

‘Kapil Sibal kaha ka neta hai… no one can weaken Sonia Gandhi,’ loyalists tell dissenters

In an interview Tuesday, Kapil Sibal had said the Gandhis should voluntarily move away from the helm of the party.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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