Right to education to cover secondary schools soon: Sibal

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Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday hoped the Right to Education (RTE) act will cover secondary schools in the coming years. ‘In the coming five years similar rights will cover secondary education,’ Sibal said while addressing a function organised by the ministry and UNICEF. He said the act will address the problem of… Read more »

Swamy moves court against Sibal’s attack on CAG

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Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Friday moved the Supreme Court against the ”intemperate and uncalled for public attack” by Communications Minister Kapil Sibal on the ”CAG methodology”for calculating the loss in allocating 2G spectrum in 2008 at 2001 prices. Swamy said that the way Sibal has led the attack on the CAG methodology for calculating… Read more »

Audit ‘erroneous’ in fixing spectrum loss at $40 bn: Sibal

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Short of rejecting the official auditor’s report, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said the methodology it used was “utterly erroneous” in pegging Rs.1.76 lakh crore ($40 billion) as the notional loss while awarding airwaves for second generation (2G) phone services in 2008.Sibal also slammed the opposition for disrupting the entire winter session of parliament and… Read more »