Tag Archives: India Unmade

Excerpt: Modi’s Obsession With Creating History is Hurting the Economy

An excerpt from Yashwant Sinha and Aditya Sinha’s ‘India Unmade’ analyses the prime minister’s style of functioning. At a book launch function in Delhi I had once remarked that in the Mahabharata, among the hundred Kaurava brothers most of us remember only two names: Duryodhana and Dushasana. The rest did not matter. My hint was clearly understood by the […]

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 […]

Yashwant Sinha explains how Modi broke the economy in new book

The former finance minister gives his perspective on demonetisation, the NPA crisis, and the GST fix. Bureaucrat, a finance minister and a politician: Yashwant Sinha has been all of these. Now he adds to this list by playing the role of a dissident. India Unmade consolidates his stated opposition to the duo of Prime Minister […]

‘No hesitation in admitting that I was mistaken on Modi’ – Yashwant Sinha

DH EXCLUSIVE | Interview with former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Senior politician Yashwant Sinha, who quit BJP earlier this year, is a vocal critique of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his latest book ‘India Unmade: How the Modi Government Broke the Economy’ is a scathing critique of the regime. He believes Modi added to the […]

Former BJP leader warns India against second term for Modi

Yashwant Sinha focuses his criticism on economic policy but is also worried by attacks on democracy and social harmony Veteran Indian politician Yashwant Sinha does not mince words in his assessment of Narendra Modi’s first term as prime minister. The former finance minister is scathing not only about Mr Modi’s management of the economy, but […]

BOOK EXCERPT: Narendra Modi’s ‘Made In India’ is a failure, says former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha in new book

‘The malaise of Indian industry during Modi’s tenure is typified by his most famous flagship scheme, Make in India.’ Modi should have hit the ground running but he did not. Perhaps that’s why he keeps talking about prime ministers who are long dead and gone. Gadkari is continuing with the older ideas on infrastructure, like […]

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 […]