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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 […]

“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 […]

BSP, SP should have included Congress in Uttar Pradesh alliance to finish the game: Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha said the idea of putting up a common opposition candidate against the BJP has not materialised. NEW DELHI: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha says the BSP and Samajwadi Party opposition unity against the BJP in the coming Lok Sabha elections is a “work in progress” but feels that the two parties should have […]

Three women who could be Modi’s biggest nightmare in India’s election

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Three powerful women politicians, each from a very different section of Indian society, may pose a big threat to the chances of Prime Minister Narendra Modi winning a second term in a general election due by May. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, part of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty that has ruled India for much […]

Mamata Banerjee’s rally was aimed at saving democracy, says Shatrughan Sinha

The actor-turned-politician and Patna Sahib MP, who had rankled the party by his presence at the rally and speaking about “tanashahi” (dictatorship) prevailing under the leadership of Modi and Amit Shah as against “lokshahi” (democracy) that characterized the Atal-Advani era, sought to twist the knife with a couple of tweets. Firing a fresh salvo at […]

AAP-Congress reach deal, to support Yashwant Sinha

The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party will contest on three seats each of the seven constituencies in Delhi in this year’s Lok Sabha polls and leave one for former Union minister and rebel BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, confirmed sources in both the parties. Sinha will contest as an independent candidate, DNA has learnt. “Talks […]

Hardik Patel’s fight needs to be taken across country, says Yashwant Sinha; Shatrughan Sinha lends support

Ahmedabad: Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday extended his support to quota leader Hardik Patel who has been on hunger strike for farm loan waiver and Patidar reservation for the last 11 days. The former Finance minister expressed the need to take the agitation launched by Hardik Patel for the cause of farmers across the […]

Yashwant Sinha launches ‘Rashtra Manch’ to take on Centre; Shatrughan joins

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday launched a political action group — Rashtra Manch — bringing together politicians across party lines to take on the Centre. Addressing the meeting, Mr. Sinha likened the present situation to conditions prevailing 70 years ago when Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated and said democracy and its institutions were under […]

नया मोर्चा: यशवंत सिन्हा ने बनाया राष्ट्र मंच, कहा- किसानों के मुद्दों को लेकर करेंगे आंदोलन

राष्ट्रपिता महात्मा गांधी की 70वीं पुण्यतिथि पर पूर्व वित्त मंत्री व भाजपा नेता यशवंत सिन्हा ने मंगलवार को गैर राजनीतिक ‘राष्ट्र मंच’ के गठन की घोषणा की। उन्होंने कहा, हम किसानों के मुद्दों को लेकर आंदोलन करेंगे। भाजपा नेता शत्रुघ्न सिन्हा और कांग्रेस, तृणमूल कांग्रेस, आम आदमी पार्टी समेत मध्यप्रदेश एवं महाराष्ट्र के कुछ किसान […]