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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 […]

“No Need To Ask Modi Versus Who”: Yashwant Sinha On Opposition Unity

He also said even if the concept of one common candidate against the Bharatiya Janata Party has not emerged so far “closer to elections” it may materialise NEW DELHI: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha has said opposition unity against the BJP in the coming Lok Sabha elections is a “work in progress” but underlined that […]

“BJP Planning A Coup?”: CBI vs Kolkata Police Showdown Triggers Outcry

Leading the opposition’s onslaught was Lalu Yadav’s son Tejashwi Yadav, who said the state government had to take the move due to the “political decisions” the CBI had been taking at the behest of the BJP. KOLKATA: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team’s surprise visit to the Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar’s house triggered […]

Probe Alleged 31,000 Crore Fund Diversion By DHFL: Yashwant Sinha

According to a Cobrapost expose, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL) through layers of shell companies allegedly siphoned off Rs. 31,000 crore out of total bank loans of Rs. 97,000 crore. Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday demanded a probe into alleged diversion of Rs. 31,000 crore of loans by DHFL that the company […]

After BJP Loss, Yashwant Sinha’s Victory Mantra To Opposition For 2019

Yashwant Sinha said the Congress should refrain from declaring itself as leader of the opposition alliance. KOLKATA:  Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha who is a bitter critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government’s policies at the centre has said that the party’s defeat in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh has dispelled the theory of “Modi magic”. Mr Sinha […]

BJP Party Of The Dead, Says Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha rejected speculation that Union Minister Nitin Gadkari would be projected as the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate for 2019 Lok Sabha election. PUNE:  Former union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday slammed the BJP saying it has become a “murdo ki party” (party of the dead), where only two leaders were ruling the roost, while the others […]

In Rafale Deal, PM Modi “Compromising National Security”: Ex-BJP Leaders

Ex-BJP ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie say the government “spun a web of lies to protect PM Modi’s culpability in the largest defence scam”. NEW DELHI:  Alleging Prime Narendra Modi’s “personal culpability” in the Rafale jet purchases, former BJP ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie today accused the Prime Minister of “compromising national security” […]

No Team, Just 2-Person Regime: Yashwant Sinha’s Jibe On Modi Government

Yashwant Sinha, who handled finance and external affairs portfolios in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet, was speaking to the media after meeting Patidar leader Hardik Patel in Ahmedabad. No Team, Just 2-Person Regime: Yashwant Sinha’s Jibe On Modi Government Yashwant Sinha, who handled finance and external affairs portfolios in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet, was […]

Yashwant Sinha Slams Government For Hike In Prices Of Petrol, Diesel

Mr Sinha expressed his anguish over the opposition parties, for not hitting the streets over the issue. NEW DELHI:  Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha today slammed the union government for unprecedented hike in prices of petrol and diesel. Mr Sinha who has been critical of government’s economic policies, expressed his anguish over the opposition parties for […]

“Don’t Divide Votes, Fight Together”: BJP Rebels’ Advice To Opposition

Yashwant Sinha cautioned against a PM Modi vs one person approach like a presidential election, and opposition representatives said they will convey these sentiments to their leaders MUMBAI:  When BJP rebels Shatrughan Sinha, Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie addressed a gathering of judges, lawyers, politicians and activists at Mumbai’s Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, guess what the […]