Author Archives: Tabu

Constitutional institutions decimated under Modi regime: Yashwant Sinha

Addressing an Asia Society event late evening, he also called for more institutionalised mechanism to select the heads of constitutionally mandated national institutions. Estranged BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Wednesday lamented at the decimation of Constitutional institutions like the Supreme Court, national investigative agency CBI, RBI, and Election Commission among others under the Modi regime. He […]

Advantage Modi

With Congress president saluting the IAF pilots, the dustup over the Rafale defence deal will now recede into the background. The Congress, Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal and even the BJP’s perennial dissenters such as Yashwant Sinha participated in the “nationalist”celebration that followed the air strikes, reportedly smashing Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps at Balakot in Pakistan early […]

Shatrughan Sinha meets Akhilesh in Lucknow

Lucknow: Rebel Bharatiya Janata Party MP Shatrughan Sinha met Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav here on Tuesday, setting of speculations about his future course of action. The meeting lasted more than an hour but the details were not revealed. Sources say that the two held discussions on the likelihood of the BJP denying Sinha […]

Rafale order: Supreme Court agrees to hear review pleas in open court

On December 14, the bench had dismissed petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the purchase of the fighter aircraft from France finding “no occasion to doubt the (decision-making) process” leading to the award of the contract. A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph took […]

Breaking News: SC Allows Open Hearing Of Rafale Review Petitions

The Supreme Court has allowed open hearing of Rafale review petitions. The bench of CJI Gogoi, Justice S K Kaul and K M Joseph decided today in the chambers to hear the review petitions in open court. Along with the review petitions, the Court will also hear the correction petition filed by the Central Government, […]

Kejriwal, Shatrughan share stage in Chandigarh for AAP candidate

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asked people to defeat the BJP and Congress in the coming Lok Sabha election so that the country moves ahead on the development front. “In the last 70 years, these two parties (Congress and BJP) have ruled this country and have […]

Yashwant Sinha flays Modi government, hails Naveen Patnaik’s KALIA scheme

Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday charged the BJP Government of manipulating data to create a false impression of development in the country. BHUBANESWAR: Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday charged the BJP Government of manipulating data to create a false impression of development in the country. Delivering the keynote address […]

Don’t detract from the rule of law: Citizens group

The group has also warned that any attempt to leverage developments in J&K for electoral purposes should be avoided at all costs. NEW DELHI: Amid speculation about a “tough response” from the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre in the backdrop of Pulwama terror attack, a citizens group consisting of former Union minister Yashwant Sinha […]

Cooperative federalism is in danger: Yashwant Sinha

BHUBANESWAR: Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday said cooperative federalism was in danger in the country. The state should get a fair deal and the people sitting in Delhi should not decide the development plans of a small area by bypassing the state government, he said at a conference here. “A state knows […]

No Innocent Kashmiri Should Be Targeted, Says Yashwant Sinha-Led Group

From West Bengal to Jammu, there have been several reports of Kashmiris being harassed or beaten up in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack. The Supreme Court has asked states to take all steps to protect Kashmiris. NEW DELHI: The Concerned Citizens Group (CCG), led by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, issued a statement on […]