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Yashwant Sinha flays Modi government, hails Naveen Patnaik’s KALIA scheme

Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday charged the BJP Government of manipulating data to create a false impression of development in the country. BHUBANESWAR: Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday charged the BJP Government of manipulating data to create a false impression of development in the country. Delivering the keynote address […]

Cooperative federalism is in danger: Yashwant Sinha

BHUBANESWAR: Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday said cooperative federalism was in danger in the country. The state should get a fair deal and the people sitting in Delhi should not decide the development plans of a small area by bypassing the state government, he said at a conference here. “A state knows […]

Centre’s “Double Engine” Attitude Can’t Form “New India”: Yashwant Sinha In Odisha Nirman Conclave

Bhubaneswar: The third edition of Odisha Nirman Conclave was held in Mayfair Convention Hotel here in the capital city today morning and former Minister of Finance Yashwant Sinha gave the keynote address of the day. The senior BJP leader, who quit the party in April last year, praised the State for its political stability. After being […]

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 […]

Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal, Naidu to hold rally in Delhi today; BJP’s Shatrughan Sinha to attend

The ‘Remove Dictatorship, Save Democracy Rally’ prior to the Lok Sabha polls will be attended by key leaders of other non-BJP parties, including Sharad Pawar, Farooq Abdullah, Sharad Yadav and Yashwant Sinha. New Delhi: The chief ministers of Delhi, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh will on Wednesday hold a rally in the national capital. As per […]

DHFL Siphoned Off Rs 31,000 Crore Of Public Money, Claims Cobrapost

Calling it the “biggest banking scam in Indian history”, the Cobrapost website alleged that DHFL promoters routed money through dubious companies and parked it outside India to acquire assets. A news website on Tuesday claimed that primary promoters of DHFL, a housing finance institution, siphoned off over Rs 31,000 crore of public money through loans […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

View: Government has simply not created new jobs, writes Yashwant Sinha

By Yashwant Sinha In the last few years, 25 lakh young Indians appeared for a competitive exam for 6,000 Group D jobs in the West Bengal government; 12,453 applied for 18 vacancies for the job of a peon in the Rajasthan govt; and 2.8 crore applied for 90,000 vacancies for train drivers, trackmen, etc, in the […]