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A government whose term is ending, has no business announcing policies: Yashwant Sinha

“I am very happy that more and more people are talking about some kind of universal basic income or income support scheme for farmers”, Yashwant Sinha, Former Finance Minister, tells Supriya Shrinate of ET Now. Sinha also says none of the data released by government has any credibility and that demonetisation and GST played havoc […]

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 […]

Modi must restore BJP to what it was in Vajpayee-Advani times: Yashwant Sinha

Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha laments ‘lack of internal democracy’ in the BJP, says supporting Modi for PM in 2014 may have been a mistake.  New Delhi: The Modi government has botched up on a range of fronts, including the economy and agriculture, and the results of the three assembly elections earlier this month should serve as […]

INTERVIEW: Poll losses show disillusionment: Yashwant Sinha

A power surplus situation points to an underperforming economy, says former finance minister Highlighting wrong assumptions in GDP calculations and falling power demand to support his argument of a faltering economy, former Finance Minister Yahswant Sinha, whose book India Unmade: How Narendra Modi Broke the Economy was released recently, says the recent Assembly elections have shown the growing […]

Demonetisation was India’s biggest banking scam, says former finance minister Yashwant Sinha in his new book

Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha has been one of the vocal critics of the Narendra Modi government. In his new book ‘India Unmade’ he has taken on the economic policies of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government. Sharing his rationale for saying that demonetisation was the biggest banking scam in his new book, Sinha […]

Modi Govt, BJP Will See ‘Acche Din’, New India Slogans Recoil In 2019: Yashwant Sinha

GST is a ‘mess’ and 2014’s ‘historic mandate’ has been wasted, says former finance minister Yashwant Sinha in an interview. In the run up to the historic 2014 Lok Sabha election, former finance minister and ex-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Yashwant Sinha thought Narendra Modi was the BJP’s best bet to return to power. However, […]

Ex BJP leader Yashwant Sinha makes shocking revelation; says, ‘I was first to say Modi should be made PM’

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha in his new book makes a shocking revelation about the then Chief Minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi. Sinha in his new book that he was the first party leader who wanted Modi to become Prime Minister. While speaking in his book launch, former finance minister Sinha attacked BJP and said […]

Narendra Modi government is manipulating data; GDP back series needs to be urgently examined: Yashwant Sinha

At 81, there is no ambition to hold any ministerial post or position in the BJP government; the sole reason that prompted him to turn into a critic and part ways with the party was his disagreement with Narendra Modi’s back-to-back flawed economic policies that has put the nation on the back foot, said former […]

Yashwant Sinha: Just to take credit, Modi simply renamed existing schemes

There is one thing he has done which no PM has done before — he has taken most of the existing govt programmes and renamed them, so that the credit and glory accumulate to him, says Yashwant Sinha Modi is the kind of man who wants to do everything himself and who is obsessed with […]

PM Modi obsessed with creating history everyday: Yashwant Sinha

Modi is the kind of man who wants to do everything himself and who is obsessed with creating history everyday. If he can become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Timbuktu he would do so whether it is necessary and impactful or not, says former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha. There is one thing he […]