18 02, 2014

The Budget Debate, With Arun Jaitley, Sitaram Yechury, and Karan Thapar

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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 [...]

8 02, 2014

Let’s Not Make The Communal Violence Bill A Victim Of Politics

By |2017-07-06T12:30:29+00:00February 8th, 2014|Archives|0 Comments

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 [...]

6 02, 2014

Kapil Sibal On ‘Right To Be Heard’

By |2015-02-27T19:34:20+00:00February 6th, 2014|Archives|0 Comments

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.

5 02, 2014

Technology Crucial To Check Corruption

By |2015-02-27T19:37:17+00:00February 5th, 2014|Archives|0 Comments

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 [...]

2 02, 2014

Kapil Sibal Challenges Arvind Kejriwal’s Corruption Charge

By |2017-07-06T12:30:29+00:00February 2nd, 2014|Archives|0 Comments

  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. [...]