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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 […]

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, […]

Yashwant Sinha claims economic data being “manipulated” by BJP govt

During demonetisation period also, data were “fudged” and the country’s growth data was revised at 8.2 per cent, Yashwant Sinha claimed. GUWAHATI: Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha Sunday claimed all the economical data, including the growth figures, are being “manipulated” by the BJP-led Central government to give a “false impression” of development. Delivering a lecture on ‘State […]

“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 […]

Do not trust govt data anymore: Yashwant Sinha

NEW DELHI: Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha said on Monday that any attempt by the Modi government to present a full budget will be in “direct violation of the constitutional traditions of our country.” Speaking at the Indian Women’s Press Corps, Sinha said the government does not have the right to announce any new services […]

Book review: ‘India Unmade: How The Modi Government Broke The Economy’ by Yashwant Sinha and Aditya Sinha

But rather than targeting the PM, they could have generalised their views, as almost all parties have realised that Ayodhya and Sabarimala are potential vote winners and hence a dualistic view has been adopted. or detractors of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the performance of the government, India Unmade by Yashwant Sinha and Aditya Sinha would be […]

Shocked and disappointed, say Sinha, Shourie and Bhushan

The following are excerpts from a press note issued by former minister Yashwant Sinha, former editor Arun Shourie and lawyer Prashant Bhushan, three of the petitioners in the Rafale case: We sought a court-monitored investigation (when the CBI did not register an FIR on our complaint which is mandatory as per law). The court’s judgment […]