Tag Archives: Elections 2019

Mahagathbandhan will be reality only if parties decide on seat sharing: Yashwant Sinha

HAZARIBAGH: A final decision on the proposed ‘mahagathbandhan’ at the national level can be taken only after the opposition parties decide on a seat sharing formula, former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said on Wednesday. “The real shape of the mahagathbandhan against the BJP-led NDA is yet to take place and one cannot say how it […]

AAP rally highlights: Rahul, Mamata, Kejriwal, Naidu unite to oust Modi

Top Opposition leaders called for the ouster of PM Modi as they rallied in the capital in a show of strength but some of them admitted to differences within their ranks ahead of the Lok Sabha polls Congress Leader Anand Sharma with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu, […]

Naidu’s fast turned into a show of strength for opposition leaders

Yashwant Sinha said the TDP will play an important role in government formation at the Centre after the Lok Sabha polls. NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu‘s fast to demand special status for the state, here on Monday, turned into a show of strength for the opposition parties, which attacked Prime Minister […]

Atishi’s Crowdfunding Drive Gets Endorsements from Yashwant Sinha, Jignesh Mewani

Party leaders said the campaign will continue online with a target to raise Rs 70 lakh, the permissible limit of expenditure in parliamentary polls as per the Election Commission. New Delhi: A crowdfunding drive by the AAP’s East Delhi parliamentary seat in-charge Atishi generated endorsements from Yashwant Sinha, Javed Jaffery and Jignesh Mewani among others, […]

Ex-Union minister Yashwant Sinha to deliver talk in Guwahati on Feb 10

Axom Nagarik Samaj initiative: A close colleague of former PM Vajpayee Yashwant, Yashwant Sinha to deliver a talk on ‘State of the nation and the way forward’ Yashwant Sinha, a former central minister and a close colleague of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, will deliver deliver a talk on ‘State of the nation and […]

Maligned CBI playing with fire by attacking hawai chappal wali Mamata Didi: Shatrughan Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha said the CBI is a “maligned, disgraced and condemnable” institution whereas West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a “tried and tested” mass leader. ebel Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shatrughan Sinha has once again opened a front against his party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi by slamming the CBI action in West […]

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 […]

“Electoral Gimmick”: Yashwant Sinha on BJP’s Last Interim Budget

Former Finance Minister and BJP Leader Yashwant Sinha talked to BloombergQuint about the interim budget presented by the BJP-led government on Friday, 1 February. Sinha talked about many aspects relating to the budget – has BJP ticked all the right boxes, political implications, if this budget is more like a pre-poll promise and how it […]

Budget 2019: People Will Vote For Anybody But BJP, Says Former Minister Yashwant Sinha

Announcing forward-looking schemes and a vision plan extending to 2030 in the interim budget is constitutionally improper, according to former finance minister Yashwant Sinha. The former Bharatiya Janata Party leader told BloombergQuint that the schemes announced in the interim budget targeting farmers and unorganised workers would be difficult to implement and would yield little benefit […]