Shortly after his statement that no state can refuse implementation of the amended Citizenship Act, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday said that it will be problematic to oppose the new legislation if the Supreme Court declares it 'constitutional'.
The apex court also issued notices to the Centre, Maharashtra government on the petition filed by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress coalition against the Maharashtra Governor's decision to swear in Fadnavis as chief minister.
The apex court issued notices to the Maharashtra government, state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, his deputy Ajit Pawar and the Centre, and asked for relevant documents and letters of support from MLAs by 10 am tomorrow.
On the one hand WhatsApp claims that it had informed the Indian government authorities of the breach in privacy while on the other hand the government says that no such information was shared and only 'technical jargon' conveyed.
Congress leader Kapil Sibal also referred to the alleged custodial death of a farmer in Hapur and said such is the lawlessness in the state that 'fathers are being killed front of their children at police stations and people are killed in broad daylight.
'You (Narendra Modi) only remember Article 370, but you do not keep in mind your constitutional duties. Around 93 per cent children are not getting proper nutrition and your entire focus is on Article 370,' Sibal said.
Hostile speeches and abusive remarks, it is now pervasively believed, can make or break electoral verdicts. Whenever rival politicians indulge in a war of words, the public avidly tallies who ‘won’ or ‘lost’ each round.