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Kapil Sibal is current Humane Resource Development (HRD) Minister and Communications and Information Technology Minister. He is member of Indian National Congress.
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Kapil Sibal was born on 8 August 1948 in Jalandhar. He completed M.A and L.L.B from University of Delhi and L.L.M. from Harvard Law School. In 2004 he became MP from Chandni Chowk constituency.
He has previously held position of Ministry of Earth Sciences, Ministry of Science and Technology. He was also Additional Solicitor General from 1989-1990, Member of Rajya Sabha in 1998.
His first wife Nina Sibal died due to breast cancer. They have 2 sons Amit and Akhil. He remarried in 2005 to Promila Sibal.
He came into limelight when he introduced cheapest tablet of India Aakash.
He has also brought Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation system in IIT.
London, May 17 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said that the Group of Ministers (GoM) formed by the government will work towards giving functional autonomy to CBI, but at the same time asserted that accountability is important.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The latest spot-fixing scandal involving Rajasthan Royals' Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan is not the first instance in history where cricketers have been caught fixing.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Wednesday attacked newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly favouring British telecom giant Vodafone by clearing the decks for resolving its tax dispute out of court.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley today termed the Congress-led UPA Government's move to set up a Group of Ministers (GoM) to draft a new bill to insulate the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from political interference as an eyewash.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Wednesday attacked newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly favouring UK telecom giant Vodafone by clearing the decks for resolving its tax dispute out of court.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The government Tuesday constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to prepare a law on the autonomy and independence of the CBI in the wake of Supreme Court's scathing observations on the investigating agency following its affidavit in the case relating to the allocation of coal blocks.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): In the wake of the Supreme Court's criticism of the government for influencing the CBI report in the coal blocks allocation scam, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram to decide the plan of action to insulate the investigating agency from external influence.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal has stressed the need for judicial reform but cautioned that it should be done through institutional dialogue and understanding.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said that the present collegium system of making appointments to the higher judiciary was "opaque" and "non-transparent", but nothing could be done to change it overnight.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said that the present collegium system of appointment of judges was "opaque" and "non-transparent", but nothing could be done to change it overnight.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday took additional charge of the law and justice ministry.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Kapil Sibal Monday assumed the charge of the union law ministry, taking over from Ashwani Kumar who resigned last week after he came under attack in the Supreme Court for vetting the CBI report on the allocation of coal blocks.
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Activists of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the student wing of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged vociferous protests outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official 7, Racecourse Road residence on Sunday.
Surat, May 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its relentless campaign not to welcome the firm steps taken by the government to crack down on corruption by demanding the resignations of former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and former law and justice minister Ashwani Kumar.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Despite the Congress-led UPA Government dropping Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar from the Union Cabinet and giving the additional charge of Railway Ministry and Law Ministry to C. P. Joshi and Kapil Sibal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the changes of faces as such doesn't really assure the people of India on the issue of corruption, and it would now prefer a wait and watch approach.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to step down from his post following the resignations of his two 'tainted' ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee as advised by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has accepted the resignations of Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar with immediate effect
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) C.P. Joshi has been given additional charge of the railway ministry, while Kapil Sibal has got the additional charge of the law and justice ministry, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Minister for Road Transport and Highways C.P. Joshi has been given the additional charge of Railway Ministry, while Kapil Sibal will look after Law Ministry in addition to Communications and Information Technology.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): With the Congress emerging as the single-largest party in the Karnataka assembly polls, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday sharpened his attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, touted by many to be the BJP's prime ministerial candidate in 2014.
Islamabad, May 6 (ANI): New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond has said that players need to be consistent in their performances rather than striving to show their fast bowling talents.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee felicitated the country's cinematic best across various categories at the 60th National Film Awards in New Delhi.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon the film industry to portray positive societal values through movies to build tolerant and harmonious India.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Friday said the government has instituted a special "Centenary Award" to honour individuals or films which spark a "paradigm change".
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Talent from the Indian movie industry received awards from President Pranab Mukherjee at the 60th National Film Awards across various categories here Friday. Veteran actor Pran was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award, but the 93-year-old couldn't make it to the event.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) At 60th National Film Awards ceremony here Friday, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday released postal stamps commemorating 50 iconic film personalities who brought changes in the Indian cinema.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Political leaders cutting across party lines Thursday said they were deeply saddened by the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, asserting that it was the responsibility of Pakistan to ensure his safety.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India did whatever it could to help Sarabjit Singh, but Pakistan "failed to ensure" his safety, Minister for Communications and Information Technology Kapil Sibal said Thursday.
Godfrey Philips Bravery, a CSR initiative of Godfrey Philips India on Wednesday will honour 17 bravehearts from across the country. The award will be presented by Mr Kapil Sibal, Honourable Minister for Communications and IT and Bollywood actress Deepti Naval.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Union Communications and Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said that Indian children need to be computer literate to utilise opportunities thrown up by technology.
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday released a commemorative postage stamp here Hari Singh Nalwa, a former commander of the Sikh Empire that was ruled by Ranjit Singh in the early part of the 19th century.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A disabled rights group Friday said it would protest the non-start of the country's first sign language training and research centre for the hearing-impaired even two years after it was launched.
Johannesburg, Apr 26 (ANI): South African cricketer Dale Steyn is ranked among the top three fast bowlers of the last four or five decades, according to his Indian Premier League (IPL) coach Waqar Younis.
New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): Union Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal met Ambassadors and Heads of Chambers of Commerce of countries which are leaders in the electronics sector here today.
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who unveiled former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu's website, sherryontop.com, minces no words in praising the quick-witted "young man" and said he would have loved to use his quotes on "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC).
New Delhi, April 19 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday admitted that a few mistakes had been made with regard to the allocation of 2G Spectrum, but added that it is time to learn from such mistakes so that they are not repeated in the future.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) IT and telecommunications minister Kapil Sibal Thursday reiterated that the government doesn't want to control social media but stressed the need for some regulations.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A meeting to evolve a consensus over police reforms and public order called by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday proved to be a low-key affair with several chief ministers staying away.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Several chief ministers Monday kept away from a meeting here on administrative reforms.
New Delhi, Apr. 12 (ANI): The Central Government has approved a project to create National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) connecting all the 2, 50,000 Gram Panchayats (GPs) in the country through Optical Cable (OFC).
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Friday signed an agreement with the department of telecommunication and Bharat Broadband Network Ltd. to link village-level civic bodies with broadband connectivity, officials said.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Dismissing a plea by 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar challenging the rejection of his mercy plea by the president, the Supreme Court Friday refused to commute his death sentence to life imprisonment.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The state's first Mahila Dak Ghar, a post office entirely operated by women, was inaugurated here Friday.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Madhia Tariq, 16, had no hope of survival when she slipped into a coma after collapsing in her Lahore school in January due to acute liver failure. An air ambulance from Delhi brought the young Pakistani student to India -- and back to life.
M.S. Bitta has welcomed the Supreme Court verdict rejecting the mercy plea of Khalistani terrorist Devenderpal Singh Bhullar who had targeted him in a bomb attack in 1993. Bitta was then Youth Congress leader has alleged that no one including his Congress party had come forward to help him
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict rejecting the mercy plea of Khalistani terrorist Devenderpal Singh Bhullar who had targeted him in a bomb attack in 1993, then Youth Congress leader M.S. Bitta Friday alleged no one - including his Congress party - had come forward to help him.
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Former England cricketer Mark Ramprakash has said that county cricket may lack outstanding stars like in the 1980s but they have a higher all-round standard now with plenty of young talent.
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): The Congress party on Sunday hit back at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after he called Rahul Gandhi's 'beehive' remark an insult to the nation, saying that the metaphor has gone over the head of a self appointed jingoist.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) In an effort to popularise Urdu, Communication Minister Kapil Sibal has decided to set up a committee of experts to evolve technology for linking the culturally rich language with the Google search engine.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Dinner for Pricks, a satirical theatre production poking fun at the high-strung elite of the city, is set to enthrall people across three cities this month. It will be teamed up with sumptuous food and free-flowing wine.
Amritsar, April 4 (IANS) Thanks to his sculpted body and macho looks, Kapil Nirmal is quite popular among girls, but the actor clarifies that he is not aiming to become a small screen hunk.
Subhash Arya, Leader of House said that the South Delhi Municipal Corporation has achieved all its revenue targets. The Property Tax Department has target of Rs.604/- against the fixed target of Rs.581/- crores. In addition to this, the RP Cell also achieved the target.
New Delhi, Apr. 1 (ANI): Amid sharp criticism for leaving out several party veterans into the party's decision making body for 2014, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vice-President Balbir Punj on Monday said party chief Rajnath Singh's new team is capable of achieving its mandate of displacing the ruling Congress Party, which represents the forces of three evils that is corruption, inflation and terrorism.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The BJP Monday slammed the Congress for comments over inducting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi into the party's parliamentary board, saying that the Congress was "frustrated" as it knew it was going to lose in the 2014 general elections.
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Congress party Sunday said the Karnataka assembly elections in May would be the "first test" for the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) new team.
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the two-day national conference and annual general meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Sunday said that the re-induction of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP's) Parliamentary Board will result in the party's self-destruction.
Abu Dhabi, Mar 27 (ANI): Former Indian captain Kapil Dev has urged batting great Sachin Tendulkar, whom he believes is well past his best, to take retirement from international cricket, adding the master blaster can be a great ambassador for cricket post retirement.
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday assured that the government is committed to the freedom of internet users.
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal will be delivering the keynote address at the 'Google Big Tent Activate Summit' to be held here on Thursday.
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): India and Egypt on Tuesday inked five MOUs in IT, space, cyber security and education during the visit of President Dr. Mohamed Morsy to New Delhi. The agreements signed included the following:
New Delhi, Mar. 18 (ANI): Assuring the Indian industry of an enabling policy environment, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Kapil Sibal stressed on the need for the Indian industry and the Government to work in tandem for realizing new horizons and opportunities in Indian IT sector.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday congratulated Sonia Gandhi, its longest serving president, for completing 15 long years in office.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday congratulated its chief Sonia Gandhi for having completed 15 years in office, making her the longest serving president of the 127-year-old party.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government Wednesday hoped that the anti-rape bill could be approved by the union cabinet Thursday if a group of ministers (GoM) was able to resolve the differences over the issue, sources said.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Amid differences of opinion in the cabinet over the proposed anti-rape law, the government Tuesday referred the legislation to a Group of Ministers (GoM) and also called an an all-party meeting on March 18 to discuss the bill.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Amid differences of opinion in the cabinet over the proposed anti-rape law, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Tuesday expressed confidence that the government will resolve the issue by Thursday and secure parliamentary approval for the legislation by March 22.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Amid differences of opinion in the cabinet over the proposed anti-rape law, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Tuesday expressed confidence that the government will resolve the issue by Thursday and pass the legislation by March 22.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) After announcing India's all women public bank, the central government Friday started an all women post office here on the occasion of the International Women`s Day.
New Delhi, Mar. 8 (ANI): Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal inaugurated India's First all Women Employees Post Office at the Shastri Bhawan here today on the occasion of International Women's Day.
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee released a commemorative postage stamp on late Sahir Ludhianvi on the occasion of his birth anniversary today at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday expressed hope that free roaming services will start before October this year.
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal has launched the Electronics Project Proposal System (e-PPS), developed by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, through the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC).
New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram is likely to meet today to discuss the third round of spectrum auction.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Setting the stage for a likely national role in the BJP, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday hit out at the Congress, comparing it to a termite while party leaders stressed on unity, discipline and a clean image for success in the upcoming elections.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Congress leaders Sunday attacked Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his speech at the BJP's national executive targeting their leaders, saying that he could not attain a national leader's stature by spending crores of state funds for self-propaganda.
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Terming as 'highly disappointing' the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in Parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the sentiments in the market and atmosphere in the economy is so bad that there is absolutely no scope for growth.
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Thursday lauded Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, and said the General Budget for 2013-14 presented by him in Parliament is prudent, productive and progressive.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India will soon have a cyber security policy that will ensure preventive measures against cyber crime and fraud, the government said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The ruling Congress and its union ministers Tuesday praised the railway budget as "commendable" while the opposition, including the BJP and the Left, criticised it as "disappointing" and an eyewash.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): The star cast of Bollywood's much awaited upcoming film, 'I Me Aur Main' - John Abraham, Chitrangada Singh, Prachi Desai along with director Kapil Sharma and producer Goldie Behl - promoted their upcoming movie in the capital.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The ruling Congress and its union ministers Tuesday praised the railway budget as "commendable" but the opposition parties, including the BJP and the BSP, slammed it, describing it as "disappointing".
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham is the latest to support fight against breast cancer and urges women to get themselves checked.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Speaker B.B.L. Butail called on Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal here Monday to seek central assistance for the state assembly to go online.
Sydney, Feb 24 (ANI): The MRF Pace Foundation is the ground zero for the world's emerging young pace men, and according to its chief coach, Myluahanan Senthilnathan, if a quick can be taught the art of fast bowling at the academy then he can succeed just about anywhere.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A batsman who made a name for himself while playing in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, V.V.S. Laxman will be now seen in a new role of a commentator for the upcoming India vs Australia series.
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Sudhir Mishra grew up in Lucknow where poetry is a part of life and the filmmaker feels two lines of poetry can assimilate more than many films put together.
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Actress Chitrangada Singh, who is married to golfer Jyoti Singh Randhawa, says being emotionally satisfied in a relationship is extremely important to her - just as it is for her on-screen character Anushka in upcoming film "I, Me aur Main".
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Actress Prachi Desai, who will be seen in "I Me Aur Main", says men will be able to relate to John Abraham's character in the film which will eventually lead them to valuing women in their lives.
Paris, Feb 13 (IANS) Urban development, education and energy will be at the forefront as French President Francois Hollande arrives in India Wednesday night on a two-day visit to India, his first visit to Asia since his electoral win last May.
New Delhi, Feb. 13 (ANI): Communication and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said that India and Japan can partner using their expertise in the fields of software and hardware respectively to explore new markets.
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): France's Ambassador to India, Mr. Francois Richier, today stressed on the importance of French investment in India, saying, according to their calculation, it amounted to more than 17 billion dollars at present.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The printed book is still sought after by readers in India. The publishing industry, valued at nearly $2 billion, is witnessing a healthy growth despite the slump in the international market and threats from digital mediums.
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Pune-based Jasraj Joshi Sunday won Zee TV's "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012" at a grand finale here. He took home the trophy, a one-year contract with the channel and a bike.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Union Minister for Communications and IT Kapil Sibal chaired a round table on the electronics system design and manufacturing sector here today.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Union Minister for Communications and IT Kapil Sibal today inaugurated the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) lab, which will audit the SAR values of mobile phones and the Next Generation Network (NGN) lab in the Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC).
New Delhi, Jan. 17 (ANI): Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said the video telephony service launched today by Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) would help expand its business across the country.
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI): Thousands of rural folk, including tribals, participated in a marathon organised here on Sunday to spread awareness about education and celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of visionary leader Swami Vivekananda.
New Delhi, Jan. 11 (ANI): The Government of India has decided to undertake the commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on January 12 at the Rashtrapati Bhawan auditorium.
Lucknow, Jan 8 (IANS) Amid rising incidents of violence against women in society, President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday urged people to honour women and said that a country which fails to do so cannot be considered decent.