Kapil Sibal quit Congress and filed his nomination as an independent candidate

Kapil Sibal has quit the Congress and filed his nomination as an Independent candidate in the coming Rajya Sabha elections. He is supported by the Samajwadi Party, which is expected to get three seats from Uttar Pradesh. Insiders claim that the Congress high command was in touch with Mr Sibal after his resignation on May 16.
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Chinese Visa Scam: Congress MP Karti Chidambaram likely to be quizzed by CBI...

Karti Chidambaram is likely to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on May 26, Thursday in connection with the Chinese visa scam. The Enforcement Directorate registered a case against him under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)
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5 hours ago

Kapil Sibal quits Congress 5 big leaders who left Congress Sunil Jakhar...

Kapil Sibal said he dreams of bringing all opposition parties together in fight against BJP in 2024. Sibal's tenure as the party’s Rajya Sabha MP ends on July 4. The former Union minister went to the Uttar Pradesh assembly premises to file his papers.
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6 hours ago

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s diet chart and its connection to what Punjabis ate...

A seven-meal diet chart suggested by a panel of doctors for jailed Congress politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has raised some eyebrows on social media. The diet is based on the Phulkian States Gazetteer (Patiala, Jind and Nabha) compiled by the British in 1904. Food habits of Punjabis listed in the Gazetteer also shows that wheat and rice was eaten only by the rich and that the poor consumed those only on special occasions.
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8 hours ago

Your Daily Wrap: Yasin Malik sentenced to life; Kapil Sibal quits Congress; and more

Kapil Sibal announced he had resigned from the Congress party on May 16. Sibal said he has filed his nomination as an Independent candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh. He said ‘my future plans are to unite the opposition to oppose the present BJP dispensation’
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8 hours ago

Congress tries face saver post senior leader Kapil Sibal's exit; says,...

Kapil Sibal has been in the Congress for over 30 years. Sibal filed his nomination for Rajya Sabha on a Samajwadi Party ticket in the presence of Akhilesh Yadav. The lawyer's term in the Upper House of the Parliament ends in July. Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said that no blame would be attached to Sibal.
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9 hours ago

Mangaluru: Congress urges for 'status quo' as VHP plans another pooja amid...

Congress leader Priyank Kharge has accused the Karnataka Chief Minister of not being able to control the law and order situation in the state. VHP and Bajrang Dal performed the 'Tambula Prashne' ritual at Sri Ramanjaneya Bhajana Mandira in Malali.
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9 hours ago

'How's the Prasad': Jitin Prasada digs up Kapil Sibal's 2021 remark, mocks...

Jitin Prasada asked Kapil Sibal how he will get 'prasada' from BJP or is he just a 'catch' for UP elections?' Sibal filed his Rajya Sabha nomination on a Samajwadi Party ticket in the presence of Akhilesh Yadav. Sibal said he is no more a senior Congress leader as he tendered his resignation from Congress on May 16.
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9 hours ago

ABVP, NSUI oppose Namaaz at Jammu University; Cong group accuses staff of...

CCTV footage showed some students offering Namaaz inside the library of the Jammu University. The ABVP and the Congress' student wing National Students' Union of India have expressed similar views. NSUI leader Sunny Parihar said some forces are stoking tensions in Jammu and Kashmir.
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10 hours ago

Gujarat BJP's CR Patil lashes out at Congress' Bharatsinh Solanki over his...

Gujarat BJP Chief CR Patil slammed former Union Minister and Gujarat Congress leader Bharatsinh Solanki for his remark on the Ram temple. Patil said that Congress leader needs to consult a psychiatrist to check his mental stability. Solanksi said that dogs would 'pee' on the bricks sent by the worshippers of the Ram Temple.
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10 hours ago

News18 Evening Digest: Kapil Sibal Quits Congress, NIA Seeks Death Penalty...

Kapil Sibal files nomination for Rajya Sabha election with support of Samajwadi Party. Sub-postmaster arrested for duping 20 depositors of Rs 1.25 Cr for IPL betting. Security tightens around Afzal Khan’s grave amid political row over Gyanvapi Mosque & Aurangzeb's Tomb.
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10 hours ago

After fast rise in Congress, Kapil Sibal’s sudden exit; big blow to rebel G23

Kapil Sibal's exit from the Congress was swift, but it was not the first time the lawyer-politician had gunned for the leadership. He had hit out at the leadership as early as 2000, just some years after he joined the Congress. Sibal has been as close to some of the regional satraps – such as Lalu Prasad, Mulayam Singh Yadav and later his son Akhilesh Yadav – as with the power centres in Congress.
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11 hours ago

Have no complaints, Congress was very kind: Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal has been a vocal critic of the Congress leadership. He has filed his nomination as an Independent candidate for Rajya Sabha with Samajwadi Party’s backing. He was among the leading members of the group called G 23 within the Congress. Sibal spoke to HT and confirmed he met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and that he would remain Independent.
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11 hours ago

'People come and go…': Congress' KC Venugopal on Kapil Sibal's exit

Kapil Sibal files nomination for next month's Rajya Sabha election with Samajwadi Party support. Sibal - who represents Uttar Pradesh in the Rajya S. Sabha - also said he had 'tendered (his) resignation' from the party. Congress general secretary KC Venugopal indicated no blame would be attached to Sibal for leaving.
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11 hours ago

Kapil Sibal resigns from Congress, seeks RS nomination with SP's support

Ex-Union minister files nomination for the as an Independent supported by the SP. Sibal's tenure as Congress' MP ends in July. He has been vocal in his criticism of the Congress leadership. He joined the Congress because of Rajiv Gandhi, former prime minister Rajiv.
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12 hours ago

Congress fails to stem exodus as Sibal quits: Leaders who left the party in 2022

Kapil Sibal filed his nomination for Rajya Sabha on Wednesday with the support of Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party. Sibal said he had already tendered his resignation from Congress on May 16. Several other leaders who held senior positions in the organisation have chosen to quit Congress as infighting plagues many state units.
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13 hours ago

Sibal files Rajya Sabha nomination with SP’s backing, says quit Congress last week

Kapil Sibal filed his nomination for a fresh term in Rajya Sabha with Samajwadi Party's backing. Sibal was among the Congress leaders who sought the party's organisational overhaul. He is unlikely to join SP but will remain an associated member of Congress.
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13 hours ago

Congress says Kapil Sibal 'got everything from party, quit for one Rajya Sabha seat'

Congress' Rajya Sabha MP Pradeep Tamta said Kapil Sibal should have stayed in Congress to make the party stronger. Tamta also hit out at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Samajwadi Party (SP) Tamta called it a 'normal incident'
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13 hours ago

BJP dubs Kapil Sibal's exit from Congress as 'tip of iceberg'; predicts mass...

Kapil Sibal resigned from the Congress and filed the Rajya Sabha nomination with the help of the Samajwadi Party's (SP) support. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took a jibe at grand old party and said that soon there will be an exodus of leaders from the party.
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13 hours ago

Karnataka Congress leader Kavitha Reddy lashes out at party for 'injustice' to women

Karnataka Congress general secretary Kavitha Reddy called out her party for ‘patriarchy’ and ‘injustice’ in a self-made video. Reddy said, “When men get so many opportunities why not women? Don't they represent leadership in Congress party?”
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