Category Archives: The Quint

Unconstitutional for Govt to Present Full Budget: Yashwant Sinha

Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha Monday said it would be “entirely improper and unconstitutional” if the Modi government presents a full budget ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, as he asked it to stick to the convention of outgoing dispensations presenting an interim budget. A strong critic of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government, Sinha […]

Sabka Saath, Sabka Vinash: Yashwant Sinha Mocks BJP at Oppn Rally

Former Union Minister and ex-BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday, 19 January, while addressing the Opposition United India rally, criticised Modi government for being the first government after Independence which has been playing “mischief” with the developmental statistics. “After Independence, this is the first government which has been presenting decorated and inflated developmental statistics to […]

A Complete Lowdown of Who Said What at Mamata’s Mega Oppn Rally

A score of Opposition leaders came together in Kolkata on Saturday, 19 January, to attend Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banjerjee’s ‘United India Rally’. The event was organised to showcase a united front against the BJP ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. “The BJP government has crossed its expiry date,” said West Bengal CM Mamata […]

Media Coverage (Or Lack of It) of Rafale Presser by Shourie, Sinha

Two former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Cabinet ministers and a well-known activist-lawyer call the Rafale deal a ‘monumental criminal misconduct’ orchestrated by the ruling government. Sounds like a big deal? It probably is, especially since the allegation is that it concerns national security and could cost the public Rs 35,000 crore. The Quint analyses how – […]