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EC needs a model code of conduct too: Kapil Sibal on poll watchdog’s freebies letter
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EC needs a model code of conduct too: Kapil Sibal on poll watchdog’s freebies letter

In a letter to all recognised national and state parties, the Election Commission (EC) had said empty poll promises have far-reaching ramifications, adding it cannot overlook the undesirable impact inadequate disclosures on election promises have on financial sustainability

Exits of Congress veterans Azad, Kapil Sibal leave G-23 in disarray
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Exits of Congress veterans Azad, Kapil Sibal leave G-23 in disarray

The G-23, the members of which were ridiculed by the party loyalists after their letter became public on August 24, 2020, has virtually disintegrated over time with the resignations of Azad and Kapil Sibal, seen as the prime movers of the initiative.

The many body blows to the Congress: Ghulam Nabi Azad and other prominent leaders who quit the party this year
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The many body blows to the Congress: Ghulam Nabi Azad and other prominent leaders who quit the party this year

The year 2022 has been especially hard for the Congress. Multiple leaders have quit, signalling all is not well within the party. This comes as a huge blow to Congress while it prepares for the upcoming Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls as well as the general elections in two years' time

Non-cooperation often evidence of guilt: Kapil Sibal on Supreme Court's 'Centre did not cooperate' remark on Pegasus
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Non-cooperation often evidence of guilt: Kapil Sibal on Supreme Court's 'Centre did not cooperate' remark on Pegasus

Supreme Court on Thursday said the technical panel appointed by it to probe the unauthorised use of Pegasus has found some malware in five of the 29 mobile phones examined, but could not conclude whether it was due to the Israeli spyware

'I do not entertain seniors': CJI NV Ramana tells senior lawyers to ask advocate-on-record to mention cases
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'I do not entertain seniors': CJI NV Ramana tells senior lawyers to ask advocate-on-record to mention cases

"It is better to not allow seniors to mention. I want to end this senior business. Sorry, Mr Singhvi, I do not entertain seniors... Mr Sibal, it applies to you also. Please ask your AOR to mention," the CJI said.

'Contemptuous': All India Bar Association hits back at Kapil Sibal's 'lost hope in judiciary' remarks 
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'Contemptuous': All India Bar Association hits back at Kapil Sibal's 'lost hope in judiciary' remarks 

Rajya Sabha MP and senior advocate Kapil Sibal has expressed his displeasure over some of the recent judgements passed by the Supreme Court saying he has 'no hope left' in the institution

After completing 50 years of practise, no hope left in SC, says Kapil Sibal
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After completing 50 years of practise, no hope left in SC, says Kapil Sibal

He criticized a number of recent Supreme Court judgements and stated that even if a landmark judgement is passed by the apex court, it hardly ever changes the ground reality

Eknath Shinde vs Uddhav Thackeray in Supreme Court: The lawyers fighting for the two rival camps
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Eknath Shinde vs Uddhav Thackeray in Supreme Court: The lawyers fighting for the two rival camps

While senior advocate Harish Salve is representing the rebel camp, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Kapil Sibal have taken up the baton for Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena

40% of newly elected Rajya Sabha MPs have criminal cases: Report
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40% of newly elected Rajya Sabha MPs have criminal cases: Report

Six of these Rajya Sabha MPs have been elected from Uttar Pradesh, four each from Maharashtra and Bihar, three Tamil Nadu, two Telangana and one each from Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Haryana

Supreme Court stays Allahabad HC's bail condition of Azam Khan related to land of Jauhar University
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Supreme Court stays Allahabad HC's bail condition of Azam Khan related to land of Jauhar University

A vacation bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Bela M Trivedi said that prima facie the Allahabad High Court's bail condition imposed on Azam Khan is disproportionate and sounds like a decree of a civil court

Kapil Sibal wants to be charioteer, not the horse
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Kapil Sibal wants to be charioteer, not the horse

There is scepticism around his move. Yet, like our teen chess prodigy Praggnanandha who has beaten the world chess champion Magnus Carlsen twice, Sibal would be dreaming of doing the same politically. It is the larger political role which drives him now more than winning more cases in the court

People come and go from our party: Congress general secretary on Kapil Sibal's exit
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People come and go from our party: Congress general secretary on Kapil Sibal's exit

Sibal revealed today that he has quit the Congress party, dropping a bombshell moments after filing his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha as an independent candidate supported by the Samajwadi Party

People come and go from our party, Congress will be completely rebuilt: KC Venugopal on Kapil Sibal's exit
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People come and go from our party, Congress will be completely rebuilt: KC Venugopal on Kapil Sibal's exit

Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said that Kapil Sibal had already written a letter to the party president in which he stated that he firmly believed in the values of Congress

I have quit Congress, says Kapil Sibal; files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls with Samajwadi Party's support
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I have quit Congress, says Kapil Sibal; files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls with Samajwadi Party's support

Kapil Sibal said that he now wants to be an independent voice in Rajya Sabha. He has filed his nomination for the elections in presence of Akhilesh Yadav

G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Sonia Gandhi, shares suggestions to strengthen Congress
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G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Sonia Gandhi, shares suggestions to strengthen Congress

The meet comes a day after members of the dissenting group held two meetings in 24 hours over measures to revamp the party

Amid escalating infighting in Congress, G-23 leaders meet for second time time in 24 hours
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Amid escalating infighting in Congress, G-23 leaders meet for second time time in 24 hours

The Congress G-23 leaders, who had in the past called for sweeping reforms in the party, earlier held a meeting on Wednesday in the wake of the party's debacle in the Assembly polls to five states

The G-23 lands a sucker punch, now it’s for Sonia Gandhi to counter-attack
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The G-23 lands a sucker punch, now it’s for Sonia Gandhi to counter-attack

It’s hard to miss how quickly the Gandhis blinked. As champion of the world Mike Tyson said, 'Everybody has a plan till they get punched in the mouth.' Undoubtedly, the Gandhis have been sucker-punched

Has the G-23 become G-46? New faces indicate a growing dissent within the Congress
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Has the G-23 become G-46? New faces indicate a growing dissent within the Congress

The collective had emerged in 2020 following the Congress’ losing streak in the 2019 general elections and other Assembly polls, demanding an organisational revamp and true introspection of their losses

Congress back to old ways: Kapil Sibal criticises Gandhis, colleagues slam him
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Congress back to old ways: Kapil Sibal criticises Gandhis, colleagues slam him

Infighting in the Congress continues. After the party’s loss in the five state Assembly elections, senior leader Kapil Sibal said that the Gandhis should step aside. This has angered those loyal to the family.

'Speaking language of BJP-RSS': Congress leaders hit out at Kapil Sibal for criticising Gandhis
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'Speaking language of BJP-RSS': Congress leaders hit out at Kapil Sibal for criticising Gandhis

In an interview, Sibal said 'the Gandhis should step aside and give some other leader a chance to lead the party'