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Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt moves court claiming damages from Kapil Sibal owned Tiranga TV

Senior Journalist Barkha Dutt has moved a Delhi court demanding damages of over Rs 69,78,676 lakh (with 18 per cent interest) from Analog Media...
Media Watch

Media Watch

Dutt vs Sibal For the last few days, Tiranga TV, the news channel set up by Congress stalwart and leading lawyer Kapil Sibal and his...
Justice Sikri

To Justice Sikri’s “What’s happening in Bengal”, Kapil Sibal’s riposte, “What’s happening in CBI”

Action packed proceedings in the Supreme Court on separate petitions linked to politically sensitive cases from Bengal  Two separate petitions on politically sensitive issues...
Supreme Court

Constitutional Amendment to enable quota for upper castes challenged in SC

Amendments to Article 15 and 16, passed by Parliament, aimed at introducing 10 per cent reservation for economically poor forward classes A day after the...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

MEDIA WATCH

The Sibal Strike Congress veteran and Supreme Court advocate Kapil Sibal is racing against time—and the Modi government—to launch his TV news channel, oddly called...
Bopaiah to stay protem speaker, floor test to be live telecast instead, to be recorded

Bopaiah to stay protem speaker, floor test to be live telecast instead

The Supreme Court bench of Justices AK Sikri, SA Bobde and Ashok Bhushan on Saturday (May 19) morning in a special sitting, decided that...
Politics of Embarrassment

Politics of Embarrassment

The glacial pace of action increasingly imperils both judicial independence and the constitutional republic   ~By Upendra Baxi   There has been more heat than light over the...
Kapil Sibal withdraws petition challenging Vice President Naidu’s rejection of impeachment motion

Kapil Sibal withdraws petition challenging Vice President Naidu’s rejection of impeachment motion

The Supreme Court constitution bench hearing on Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s rejection of the Congress-led impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Tuesday...
Cong goes to SC, challenging Naidu’s rejection of CJI impeachment petition, asked to be present for listing tomorrow

Cong goes to SC, challenging Naidu’s rejection of CJI impeachment petition, asked to be...

Two Congress Rajya Sabha MPs, Pratap Singh Bajwa and Amee Harshadray Yajnik on Monday (May 7) approached the Supreme Court via senior counsel Kapil...
Public discussion on impeachment of judges: SC to decide in late July if there should be a ban

Public discussion on impeachment of judges: SC to decide in late July if there...

Above: Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kapil Sibal, CPI’s D Raja and lawyer KTS Tulsi at a press meet on CJI’s impeachment move...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

Advantage, BJP a la Sibal The erudite, silver-tongued senior advocate, orator and the most visible spokesman of the Congress Party, Kapil Sibal appears to have...
Aadhaar linkages case: Dwivedi admits ‘Maybe the method is wrong, but it's ultimately the matter of pride pertaining to the condition of recognition”

Aadhaar linkages case: Dwivedi admits ‘Maybe the method is wrong, but it’s ultimately the...

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan resumed hearing on...
AIADMK symbol fight: Lawyers absent, petitioners seek adjournment

AIADMK symbol fight: Lawyers absent, petitioners seek adjournment

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (April 12) had to adjourn a matter related to the dispute between the AIADMK factions over the “Two Leaves symbol”....
Ban on Lawmakers to practice law: Triggering serious debate

Lawmakers and Lawyers

Above: Bar Council of India/Photo: Anil Shakya A petition filed before the Supreme Court seeking a ban on MPs and MLAs practising in courts has...
Gopal Subramanium

Aadhaar linkages matter: This act will make the real person useless, only the virtual...

Above: Gopal Subramanium The hearings on Aadhaar and its various linkages and privacy and security issued attached to them continued before the Supreme Court...

Aadhaar Linkages case: Bench agrees authentication is heart of the issue, not mere identity

Senior Counsel Kapil Sibal argues that in areas with no electricity and no internet connectivity how can such authentication be done? The hearings on Aadhaar...
Aadhaar Linkages case: Sibal points out the many ways data can be compromised

Aadhaar Linkages case: Sibal points out the many ways data can be compromised

The hearings on Aadhaar and its various linkages and privacy and security issued attached to them continued before the Supreme Court constitution bench of...
Aadhaar linkages issue: Divan, Sibal point out the many dangers of identity theft, lack of choice

Aadhaar linkages issue: Divan, Sibal point out the many dangers of identity theft, lack...

The hearings on Aadhaar and its various linkages and privacy and security issued attached to them resumed before the Supreme Court constitution bench of...
Muslim women protesting against the controversial provisions of the triple talaq Bill in New Delhi on Jan 4, 2018. Photo: UNI

The Politics of Triple Talaq Bill

The slug-fest over Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill ended temporarily with the Rajya Sabha being adjourned but the battle-lines are firmly...
Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, passed by the Lok Sabha last week was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday amid Opposition protests With...
Delaying tactics

Delaying tactics

The Ram Temple case saw a war of words between the counsels of the two sides ~By Neelesh Singh Rao The Supreme Court has deferred the...
Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC adjourns the hearing to February 8

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC adjourns the hearing to February 8

Kapil Sibal, appearing for Sunni Wakf Board on Tuesday (December 5) urged the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok...
Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram talking to mediapersons during the CBI raids at his residence, in Chennai (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC bench agrees to look into lookout circular against Karti Chidambaram on Monday

Above: Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram talking to mediapersons during the CBI raids at his residence, in Chennai (file...
Custodial death in the Kotkhai rape-murder case: SC refuses bail to accused as CBI is yet to frame charges against the accused

SC orders MCI to pay surprise visits to NC Medical College, Panipat

Complaints of lack of facility and faculty have pushed the college to a watch-list The Supreme Court on Monday (October 9) ordered the Medical Council of India...
Madhu Kishwar

SC stays warrant against activist Madhu Kishwar

Above: The Delhi High Court did not grant a stay to Madhu Kishwar. Photo: YouTube Activist Madhu Kishwar on Friday (September 15) got a stay on a...
NOTA: The Right to Reject

NOTA: The Right to Reject

Above: Women show evidence of exercising their right to vote. Photo: UNI The apex court has refused to stay the use of this option in...

Akhila case reaches the Supreme Court

Above: Shafin Jahan (left) and wife Hadia. Image sourced from Jahan’s Facebook page A special leave petition has been filed in the Supreme Court, challenging...
whatsapp

Govt says it will look into WhatsApp privacy issue

WhatsApp counsel says litigation initiated by telecom companies Along with the bigger issue of privacy as a fundamental right, an issue now being heard by...
Bihar liquor merchants get two more months to move stock

Bihar liquor merchants get two more months to move stock

Liquor manufacturers in Bihar have got an extension of two months to remove all their stock from the state, which has imposed prohibition. The Supreme...
Amicus curiae Salman Khurshid briefing media persons on the last day of Triple Talaq hearing. Photo: Anil Shakya

Supreme Court reserves judgment on Triple Talaq

After hearing the Triple Talaq matter for six days, the Supreme Court on May 18 reserved its verdict on the contentious issue. The five-judge...
Farah Faiz, one of the petitioners briefing media persons on the proceedings of Triple Talaq matter, Day 5. Photo: Anil Shakya

AG Mukul Rohatgi counters Kapil Sibal in Triple Talaq matter

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi started his arguments post lunch in the Triple Talaq matter. He objected to Kapil Sibal raking up the minority vs...
Muslim voters showing inked fingers after casting their vote. Photo: UNI

Triple talaq Day 5: A modern nikahnama is on the anvil, says Kapil Sibal

The arguments on triple talaq entered the fifth day on Wednesday (May 17). Kapil Sabil who had argued vociferously in favour of Triple Talaq...
Supreme Court

Kapil Sibal argues vehemently for Muslim personal law in Supreme Court

Targeting personal laws would have horrendous consequences, says the senior counsel The counsel for the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Kapil Sibal stuck...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Triple Talaq arguments enter fourth day in SC

The counsel for AIMPLB Kapil Sibal raised the critical issue whether Parliament could frame laws on religious matters Parliament may enact the Uniform Civil Code,...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

The Fourth Estate

Journalists as Spies There’s a new spy versus spy game in town and the main beneficiaries are not spooks but scoops, or at least those...
Teesta Setalvad. Photo: YouTube

Custody of Setalvads essential to unearth truth, says ASG Tushar Mehta in SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 9) heard arguments in the matter related to a plea challenging the stand of Gujarat police that social...
Lead Picture Credit: UNI

SC issues notice to centre and EC in EVM case

Former finance minister and senior advocate P Chidambaram, appearing for the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), and senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Congress, appealed...
(L-R) LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharati

Babri Masjid case: An Open-ended Issue

The case takes an unexpected turn as the BJP’s old guard comes under pressure. What are the consequences for the ruling party? ~By Parsa...
Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

When Facebook acquired WhatsApp, it was said that social media giant Facebook would be using data from the hugely popular WhatsApp to personalize content...
A liquor shop on NH-58 in Ghaziabad. Photo: Anil Shakya

Highway liquor ban: Amid counter views, SC reserves judgement

The issue of the ban on sale of alcoholic beverages within 500m of a national or a state highway drew many more arguments at...
TMC supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Photo: UNI

CBI probe justified in Narada sting, says Supreme Court

No infirmity in Calcutta HC order, top court rules, extends the probe timeline to one month The Supreme Court on March 21 delivered a heavy...
Jayalalithaa was the first chief minister against whom the governor granted sanction for prosecution while in office in a corruption case. Photo: UNI

Jaya’s Judicial Battles

The legal battles of Tamil Nadu’s late leader have been legendary and long. While she won and lost cases stupendously over the last 23...
A security guard trying to close the door against people queuing outside a bank in Kolkata. Photo: UNI

Demonetization: Wheels within the wheels

The past month has shown the travails caused by demonetization and the collateral damage it has left behind in all spheres of the economy....

MP’s Jailhouse Rock

The killing of eight SIMI undertrials by the Bhopal police has raised many uncomfortable questions and could lead to a protracted legal battle By...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
Supreme Court; Kapil Sibal

Appeal to “enduring ethos of the Constitution”

Kapil Sibal says that “seminal” issues are at stake in the interpretation of Section 123 (3) Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr In the ongoing arguments before the...

Is the grand old party over?

Highs and lows in politics are common. But the repeated decimation of this party in various elections makes one wonder if it is on...

'Kapil Sibal' - 47 News Results

Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt moves court claiming damages from Kapil Sibal owned Tiranga TV

Senior Journalist Barkha Dutt has moved a Delhi court demanding damages of over Rs 69,78,676 lakh (with 18 per cent interest) from Analog Media...
Media Watch

Media Watch

Dutt vs Sibal For the last few days, Tiranga TV, the news channel set up by Congress stalwart and leading lawyer Kapil Sibal and his...
Justice Sikri

To Justice Sikri’s “What’s happening in Bengal”, Kapil Sibal’s riposte, “What’s happening in CBI”

Action packed proceedings in the Supreme Court on separate petitions linked to politically sensitive cases from Bengal  Two separate petitions on politically sensitive issues...
Supreme Court

Constitutional Amendment to enable quota for upper castes challenged in SC

Amendments to Article 15 and 16, passed by Parliament, aimed at introducing 10 per cent reservation for economically poor forward classes A day after the...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

MEDIA WATCH

The Sibal Strike Congress veteran and Supreme Court advocate Kapil Sibal is racing against time—and the Modi government—to launch his TV news channel, oddly called...
Bopaiah to stay protem speaker, floor test to be live telecast instead, to be recorded

Bopaiah to stay protem speaker, floor test to be live telecast instead

The Supreme Court bench of Justices AK Sikri, SA Bobde and Ashok Bhushan on Saturday (May 19) morning in a special sitting, decided that...
Politics of Embarrassment

Politics of Embarrassment

The glacial pace of action increasingly imperils both judicial independence and the constitutional republic   ~By Upendra Baxi   There has been more heat than light over the...
Kapil Sibal withdraws petition challenging Vice President Naidu’s rejection of impeachment motion

Kapil Sibal withdraws petition challenging Vice President Naidu’s rejection of impeachment motion

The Supreme Court constitution bench hearing on Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s rejection of the Congress-led impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Tuesday...
Cong goes to SC, challenging Naidu’s rejection of CJI impeachment petition, asked to be present for listing tomorrow

Cong goes to SC, challenging Naidu’s rejection of CJI impeachment petition, asked to be...

Two Congress Rajya Sabha MPs, Pratap Singh Bajwa and Amee Harshadray Yajnik on Monday (May 7) approached the Supreme Court via senior counsel Kapil...
Public discussion on impeachment of judges: SC to decide in late July if there should be a ban

Public discussion on impeachment of judges: SC to decide in late July if there...

Above: Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kapil Sibal, CPI’s D Raja and lawyer KTS Tulsi at a press meet on CJI’s impeachment move...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

Advantage, BJP a la Sibal The erudite, silver-tongued senior advocate, orator and the most visible spokesman of the Congress Party, Kapil Sibal appears to have...
Aadhaar linkages case: Dwivedi admits ‘Maybe the method is wrong, but it's ultimately the matter of pride pertaining to the condition of recognition”

Aadhaar linkages case: Dwivedi admits ‘Maybe the method is wrong, but it’s ultimately the...

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan resumed hearing on...
AIADMK symbol fight: Lawyers absent, petitioners seek adjournment

AIADMK symbol fight: Lawyers absent, petitioners seek adjournment

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (April 12) had to adjourn a matter related to the dispute between the AIADMK factions over the “Two Leaves symbol”....
Ban on Lawmakers to practice law: Triggering serious debate

Lawmakers and Lawyers

Above: Bar Council of India/Photo: Anil Shakya A petition filed before the Supreme Court seeking a ban on MPs and MLAs practising in courts has...
Gopal Subramanium

Aadhaar linkages matter: This act will make the real person useless, only the virtual...

Above: Gopal Subramanium The hearings on Aadhaar and its various linkages and privacy and security issued attached to them continued before the Supreme Court...

Aadhaar Linkages case: Bench agrees authentication is heart of the issue, not mere identity

Senior Counsel Kapil Sibal argues that in areas with no electricity and no internet connectivity how can such authentication be done? The hearings on Aadhaar...
Aadhaar Linkages case: Sibal points out the many ways data can be compromised

Aadhaar Linkages case: Sibal points out the many ways data can be compromised

The hearings on Aadhaar and its various linkages and privacy and security issued attached to them continued before the Supreme Court constitution bench of...
Aadhaar linkages issue: Divan, Sibal point out the many dangers of identity theft, lack of choice

Aadhaar linkages issue: Divan, Sibal point out the many dangers of identity theft, lack...

The hearings on Aadhaar and its various linkages and privacy and security issued attached to them resumed before the Supreme Court constitution bench of...
Muslim women protesting against the controversial provisions of the triple talaq Bill in New Delhi on Jan 4, 2018. Photo: UNI

The Politics of Triple Talaq Bill

The slug-fest over Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill ended temporarily with the Rajya Sabha being adjourned but the battle-lines are firmly...
Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, passed by the Lok Sabha last week was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday amid Opposition protests With...
Delaying tactics

Delaying tactics

The Ram Temple case saw a war of words between the counsels of the two sides ~By Neelesh Singh Rao The Supreme Court has deferred the...
Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC adjourns the hearing to February 8

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC adjourns the hearing to February 8

Kapil Sibal, appearing for Sunni Wakf Board on Tuesday (December 5) urged the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok...
Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram talking to mediapersons during the CBI raids at his residence, in Chennai (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC bench agrees to look into lookout circular against Karti Chidambaram on Monday

Above: Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram talking to mediapersons during the CBI raids at his residence, in Chennai (file...
Custodial death in the Kotkhai rape-murder case: SC refuses bail to accused as CBI is yet to frame charges against the accused

SC orders MCI to pay surprise visits to NC Medical College, Panipat

Complaints of lack of facility and faculty have pushed the college to a watch-list The Supreme Court on Monday (October 9) ordered the Medical Council of India...
Madhu Kishwar

SC stays warrant against activist Madhu Kishwar

Above: The Delhi High Court did not grant a stay to Madhu Kishwar. Photo: YouTube Activist Madhu Kishwar on Friday (September 15) got a stay on a...
NOTA: The Right to Reject

NOTA: The Right to Reject

Above: Women show evidence of exercising their right to vote. Photo: UNI The apex court has refused to stay the use of this option in...

Akhila case reaches the Supreme Court

Above: Shafin Jahan (left) and wife Hadia. Image sourced from Jahan’s Facebook page A special leave petition has been filed in the Supreme Court, challenging...
whatsapp

Govt says it will look into WhatsApp privacy issue

WhatsApp counsel says litigation initiated by telecom companies Along with the bigger issue of privacy as a fundamental right, an issue now being heard by...
Bihar liquor merchants get two more months to move stock

Bihar liquor merchants get two more months to move stock

Liquor manufacturers in Bihar have got an extension of two months to remove all their stock from the state, which has imposed prohibition. The Supreme...
Amicus curiae Salman Khurshid briefing media persons on the last day of Triple Talaq hearing. Photo: Anil Shakya

Supreme Court reserves judgment on Triple Talaq

After hearing the Triple Talaq matter for six days, the Supreme Court on May 18 reserved its verdict on the contentious issue. The five-judge...
Farah Faiz, one of the petitioners briefing media persons on the proceedings of Triple Talaq matter, Day 5. Photo: Anil Shakya

AG Mukul Rohatgi counters Kapil Sibal in Triple Talaq matter

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi started his arguments post lunch in the Triple Talaq matter. He objected to Kapil Sibal raking up the minority vs...
Muslim voters showing inked fingers after casting their vote. Photo: UNI

Triple talaq Day 5: A modern nikahnama is on the anvil, says Kapil Sibal

The arguments on triple talaq entered the fifth day on Wednesday (May 17). Kapil Sabil who had argued vociferously in favour of Triple Talaq...
Supreme Court

Kapil Sibal argues vehemently for Muslim personal law in Supreme Court

Targeting personal laws would have horrendous consequences, says the senior counsel The counsel for the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Kapil Sibal stuck...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Triple Talaq arguments enter fourth day in SC

The counsel for AIMPLB Kapil Sibal raised the critical issue whether Parliament could frame laws on religious matters Parliament may enact the Uniform Civil Code,...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

The Fourth Estate

Journalists as Spies There’s a new spy versus spy game in town and the main beneficiaries are not spooks but scoops, or at least those...
Teesta Setalvad. Photo: YouTube

Custody of Setalvads essential to unearth truth, says ASG Tushar Mehta in SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 9) heard arguments in the matter related to a plea challenging the stand of Gujarat police that social...
Lead Picture Credit: UNI

SC issues notice to centre and EC in EVM case

Former finance minister and senior advocate P Chidambaram, appearing for the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), and senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Congress, appealed...
(L-R) LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharati

Babri Masjid case: An Open-ended Issue

The case takes an unexpected turn as the BJP’s old guard comes under pressure. What are the consequences for the ruling party? ~By Parsa...
Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

When Facebook acquired WhatsApp, it was said that social media giant Facebook would be using data from the hugely popular WhatsApp to personalize content...
A liquor shop on NH-58 in Ghaziabad. Photo: Anil Shakya

Highway liquor ban: Amid counter views, SC reserves judgement

The issue of the ban on sale of alcoholic beverages within 500m of a national or a state highway drew many more arguments at...
TMC supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Photo: UNI

CBI probe justified in Narada sting, says Supreme Court

No infirmity in Calcutta HC order, top court rules, extends the probe timeline to one month The Supreme Court on March 21 delivered a heavy...
Jayalalithaa was the first chief minister against whom the governor granted sanction for prosecution while in office in a corruption case. Photo: UNI

Jaya’s Judicial Battles

The legal battles of Tamil Nadu’s late leader have been legendary and long. While she won and lost cases stupendously over the last 23...
A security guard trying to close the door against people queuing outside a bank in Kolkata. Photo: UNI

Demonetization: Wheels within the wheels

The past month has shown the travails caused by demonetization and the collateral damage it has left behind in all spheres of the economy....

MP’s Jailhouse Rock

The killing of eight SIMI undertrials by the Bhopal police has raised many uncomfortable questions and could lead to a protracted legal battle By...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
Supreme Court; Kapil Sibal

Appeal to “enduring ethos of the Constitution”

Kapil Sibal says that “seminal” issues are at stake in the interpretation of Section 123 (3) Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr In the ongoing arguments before the...

Is the grand old party over?

Highs and lows in politics are common. But the repeated decimation of this party in various elections makes one wonder if it is on...

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