Sinha, 84, also said he is yet to decide on what role he wants to play in public life going ahead.
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Restoration of peace, justice, democracy in JK my priority if elected: Yashwant Sinha
Sinha also said the central government has failed in its promise to create conditions for the safe and dignified return and resettlement of Kashmiri Pandits.
BJP slams Yashwant Sinha, says his appeal to Murmu depicts ‘nasty mindset’
Sinha, who was in Bengaluru on Sunday as part of his poll campaign, attended the Congress Legislature Party meeting here and accused the BJP-led central government of misusing agencies like ED, CBI, and Income Tax to ”fix” political opponents.
Opposition’s Presidential polls candidate Yashwant Sinha files nomination
TRS on Monday announced support for joint Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the upcoming Presidential polls.
Z category security cover for opposition’s presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha
The squad has taken over the task after the Union home ministry directed the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) VIP security wing to ensure the protection of the 84-year-old Sinha.
BSP, SP should have included Congress in UP alliance to finish the game: Yashwant Sinha
By Anand Singh and Prashant Sood New Delhi: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha says opposition unity against the BJP in the coming Lok Sabha elections is a “work in progress” but feels that the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party should have included Congress in the alliance in Uttar Pradesh[Read More…]
Yashwant, Shourie, Apang to attend Mamata’s rally, Mayawati deputes Satish Mishra
Kolkata: Former Union Ministers Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha — who served in late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet, but are bitterly opposed to the Modi regime — will be part of the January 19 Brigade Rally convened by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here. Many[Read More…]
Sinha, Shourie say ‘shocking’ SC verdict no clean chit for Modi
New Delhi: Expressing shock and disappointment over the Supreme Court on Friday dismissing their petition seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the Rafale deal, former Union Ministers Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and advocate Prashant Bhushan said the verdict “neither addressed the documented facts nor dealt with their main prayer seeking[Read More…]
Mamata Banerjee can be face of anti-BJP coalition after Lok Sabha polls: Yashwant Sinha
Kolkata: Praising West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said she has all the qualities to be the face of a coalition that can be formed at the Centre if the incumbent Narendra Modi-led dispensation is defeated in the coming Lok Sabha polls.[Read More…]
Yashwant Sinha yet again compares Modi with Tughluq
Kolkata: Charging the Narendra Modi government with destroying and compromising all important institutions of democracy, including the Union Cabinet, Parliament, Supreme Court and the media, former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said the only way out for the country is to elect a new government in the coming[Read More…]
‘I am also a Dalit’, Why is Modi unfair to me? Tweets Yashwant Sinha
Former Union Minister and senior leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday, took to Twitter and stated himself as ‘Dalit’ and asked Prime Minister Modi, “Why is Modi unfair to me?”. Yashwant Singh tweeted after PM Modi called former Congress Chief Sitaram Kesri a ‘Dalit’ during a rally. Prime Minister Narendra Modi[Read More…]
Indian rupee has slipped into coma: Yashwant Sinha
Ahmedabad: Former Finance Minister and former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said here on Tuesday that the economic turmoil in the country had sent the Indian rupee into a coma. Speaking on the Rashtra Manch platform, formed early this year, Sinha said: “Narendra Modi, when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister,[Read More…]
Mission 2019: Unemployment, price rise creating rift within the blue colored cadre of BJP
In an opinion poll conducted earlier this year in 19 states claimed that nearly half of the voters don’t want to vote for the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi again in 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The mood of the nation (MOTN) survey, conducted by CSDS-Lokniti for ABP news suggested[Read More…]
Why Mamata Banerjee has made Amit Shah jittery
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee has somehow left her other Opposition peers far behind in taking cudgels with the Centre’s ruling party, or the BJP and the NDA led by it. So much so that she has rubbed the BJP the wrong way by reaching[Read More…]
Yashwant Sinha announces end of his association with BJP
Patna: Senior BJP leader and former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, who has been trenchant in his criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, on Saturday announced that he was snapping his links with the BJP and launching a countrywide campaign to save the democracy. “I am announcing[Read More…]
Shatrughan Sinha attacks Modi, Shah for sidelining Advani, Joshi
BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah for sidelining veterans like LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Yashwant Sinha. The actor-turned-politician criticized Modi and Shah — without naming them — for not responding to queries being raised in the national interest[Read More…]
If I were a job applicant, he wouldn’t be there: Sinha on Jaitley’s ‘job applicant at 80′ barb
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha hit back at union finance minister Arun Jaitley’s “job seeker at 80” remark saying the former wouldn’t have a job if that were true. “If I were a job applicant, he (Arun Jaitley) would not be there in the first place,” Sinha said. Jaitley had[Read More…]
UPA govt can’t be blamed for declining economy, says Yashwant Sinha; son responds
The BJP’s senior leader Yashwant Sinha hit the BJP-led government once again on Thursday by evidently absolving the previous Congress-led UPA government for a slowdown in growth. Recently, he ignited a political firestorm with a column criticising the government’s economic policy. “The economy is in decline. We can’t blame the[Read More…]
‘I need to speak up now’: Yashwant Sinha on Indian economy
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former finance minister, Yashwant Sinha, has spoken out against the way his party has weakened the economy of India. According to him, many leaders in the party know that the economy is in a downward spiral, but refuse to speak up because of[Read More…]
Yashwant Sinha favours speaking to separatists
BJP Jharkhand chief Tala Marandi quits amid internal ‘unrest’
Jharkhand BJP chief Tala Marandi resigned on Wednesday, highly-placed sources tell Newsd. BJP president Amit Shah had summoned Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das and Tala to New Delhi following internal issues in the state unit. It was during this meeting that Tala quit. Newsd had earlier reported that Marandi’s son, Munna Marandi, married a 11-year-old minor.[Read More…]