I am deeply pained at the loss of lives, in the senseless Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh yesterday. My deepest condolences go out to the families of those who lost their lives in this tragedy. We cannot turn back time and get back those whom we lost, but we can certainly take measures to prevent such [...]
In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget shorn of rhetoric and stuck to highlighting the Congress-led UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar debates this budget with Union Minister Kapil Sibal, BJP leader Arun Jaitley and CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury. To watch the full video, please [...]
Union Cabinet Minister Kapil Sibal shares his views with CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan, on the Interim Budget 2014 presented by his colleague and Union Finance Minister, P Chidambaram. To watch the full interview, please click here.
My attempts to present the Communal Violence Bill for discussion and vote in the Rajya Sabha, were met with a series of allegations and counter-positions taken by the Opposition. What's more, a statement of mine was taken out of context and attached to other issues, creating another diversion in the Upper House. Unfortunately, the barrage [...]
Union minister Kapil Sibal slammed AAP, saying they enticed people for votes. He also said his party continues to support AAP as they want to build a public opinion against the Delhi government. To see the full interview on indiatoday.in, please click here.
Technology can be an effective tool for checking corruption as it can help eliminate discretion as a factor in the delivery of services, Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal said. “Discretion is connected to corruption. To deal with corruption, we need to eliminate discretion and the only way to do that is through technology,” Sibal said [...]
Challenging Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his allegations of corruption, Union Minister Kapil Sibal said, "I am giving Kejriwal two days. If he shows proof of me being corrupt then I will resign and quit politics." "If Kejriwal is not able to show proof of corruption against me then he should resign," Sibal slammed. [...]
Union minister Kapil Sibal has charged Arvind Kejriwal with enticing the people of Delhi with false promises, and now that he is failing, the Chief Minister has become a 'protester in Government.' 'It's easy to sell a dream to the people living in Delhi, but now that he's in government, he has not been able [...]