Monthly Archives: December 2018

We have lost Kashmir, Army only reason it is still forcibly with us: Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi ; In a shocking admission,former finance minister and BJP rebel leader, Yas­hwant Sinha, has said that Government of India (GoI) has been “quelling rebellion” in Kashmir by the use of force. In an interactive session with a New Delhi based news portal, Yashwant said that he got this impression after his two visits […]

‘No hesitation in admitting that I was mistaken on Modi’ – Yashwant Sinha

DH EXCLUSIVE | Interview with former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Senior politician Yashwant Sinha, who quit BJP earlier this year, is a vocal critique of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his latest book ‘India Unmade: How the Modi Government Broke the Economy’ is a scathing critique of the regime. He believes Modi added to the […]

Former BJP leader warns India against second term for Modi

Yashwant Sinha focuses his criticism on economic policy but is also worried by attacks on democracy and social harmony Veteran Indian politician Yashwant Sinha does not mince words in his assessment of Narendra Modi’s first term as prime minister. The former finance minister is scathing not only about Mr Modi’s management of the economy, but […]

Modi must restore BJP to what it was in Vajpayee-Advani times: Yashwant Sinha

Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha laments ‘lack of internal democracy’ in the BJP, says supporting Modi for PM in 2014 may have been a mistake.  New Delhi: The Modi government has botched up on a range of fronts, including the economy and agriculture, and the results of the three assembly elections earlier this month should serve as […]

BOOK EXCERPT: Narendra Modi’s ‘Made In India’ is a failure, says former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha in new book

‘The malaise of Indian industry during Modi’s tenure is typified by his most famous flagship scheme, Make in India.’ Modi should have hit the ground running but he did not. Perhaps that’s why he keeps talking about prime ministers who are long dead and gone. Gadkari is continuing with the older ideas on infrastructure, like […]

Narendra Modi will not become Prime Minister again: Shatrughan Sinha

In an indirect reference to Arun Jaitley and Smriti Irani, Sinha said if an advocate can speak for hours on the economy and a TV actor become the HRD minister, then he can speak on GST and noteban. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Narendra Modi will not be the Prime Minister again, said Shatrughan Sinha, BJP MP and former […]

INTERVIEW: Poll losses show disillusionment: Yashwant Sinha

A power surplus situation points to an underperforming economy, says former finance minister Highlighting wrong assumptions in GDP calculations and falling power demand to support his argument of a faltering economy, former Finance Minister Yahswant Sinha, whose book India Unmade: How Narendra Modi Broke the Economy was released recently, says the recent Assembly elections have shown the growing […]

Demonetisation was India’s biggest banking scam, says former finance minister Yashwant Sinha in his new book

Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha has been one of the vocal critics of the Narendra Modi government. In his new book ‘India Unmade’ he has taken on the economic policies of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government. Sharing his rationale for saying that demonetisation was the biggest banking scam in his new book, Sinha […]

Modi Govt, BJP Will See ‘Acche Din’, New India Slogans Recoil In 2019: Yashwant Sinha

GST is a ‘mess’ and 2014’s ‘historic mandate’ has been wasted, says former finance minister Yashwant Sinha in an interview. In the run up to the historic 2014 Lok Sabha election, former finance minister and ex-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Yashwant Sinha thought Narendra Modi was the BJP’s best bet to return to power. However, […]

BJP Conspiring to Eliminate ‘Democracy’ in Country: Yashwant Sinha

Sultanpur,(UNI): Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was ‘trying’ to eliminate democracy in the country. Addressing a gathering here at a programme organised in memory of freedom fighter Khudiram Bose, Mr Sinha alleged, “at first BJP strategically eliminated democracy in the party and now they want to […]