Tag Archives: Lok Sabha

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 […]

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill wrong in all aspects: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha appealed the people not to give a single seat to the party during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. GUWAHATI: Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha Sunday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is “wrong” in all aspects and claimed there is no chance of getting it passed in the Rajya Sabha as the government is “unlikely” […]

Assam: Citizenship Bill will not be passed, says former finance minister

Modi government will not come to power for a second time; asserts Yashwant Sinha while delivering a talk on ‘State of the Nation and the Way Forward’ in Guwahati Terming the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 as wrong from all aspects and against the ethos of the country, former union finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said that the Bill […]

Chidambaram cleverest FM but played fraud: Yashwant Sinha

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha – in a retort to criticism by Finance Minister P Chidambaram that the BJP veteran had the poorest record as the finance minister in the post-liberalisation India – said he might have been the country’s worst finance minister since 1991 but did not commit any fraud. In […]

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 […]

After BJP Loss, Yashwant Sinha’s Victory Mantra To Opposition For 2019

Yashwant Sinha said the Congress should refrain from declaring itself as leader of the opposition alliance. KOLKATA:  Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha who is a bitter critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government’s policies at the centre has said that the party’s defeat in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh has dispelled the theory of “Modi magic”. Mr Sinha […]

Poll results destroyed ‘Modi magic theory’: Yashwant Sinha

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday said the election results from three key states have destroyed the “untenable theory of the Modi magic” and hoped that the saffron party’s debacle would propel the opposition parties to bond better for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The BJP has lost three of its bastions – Madhya […]

Media Coverage (Or Lack of It) of Rafale Presser by Shourie, Sinha

Two former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Cabinet ministers and a well-known activist-lawyer call the Rafale deal a ‘monumental criminal misconduct’ orchestrated by the ruling government. Sounds like a big deal? It probably is, especially since the allegation is that it concerns national security and could cost the public Rs 35,000 crore. The Quint analyses how – […]

Out of BJP, Yashwant Sinha set for more battles

Yashwant Sinha has been a vocal critic of Narendra Modi’s style of governance. On Saturday, he finally quit the BJP, stressing that “democracy is in danger”. Yashwant Sinha who has been at loggerheads with the BJP’s top brass ended his association with the party on Saturday but not his battle with the ruling dispensation. A bitter critic of […]

यशवंत सिन्हा के राष्ट्र मंच की लॉन्चिंग में पहुंचे शत्रुघ्न, कहा- BJP में बोलने की आजादी नहीं है

2019 के लोकसभा चुनाव से पहले राष्ट्र मंच को मोदी सरकार के खिलाफ माहौल बनाने की कोशिश के तौर पर देखा जा रहा है। नई दिल्ली. सीनियर बीजेपी लीडर यशवंत सिन्हा (80) ने मंगलवार को पॉलिटिकल एक्शन ग्रुप ‘राष्ट्र मंच’ (नेशनल फोरम) की शुरुआत की। इसमें बीजेपी सांसद शत्रुघ्न सिन्हा समेत कई पार्टियों के नेता शामिल हुए। यशवंत […]