Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

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 […]

Rafale deal: Supreme Court’s verdict diminished judiciary’s credibility, claims Arun Shourie

The former BJP leader said he did not regret filing a review petition challenging the top court’s judgement that ruled against a probe into the deal. Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Shourie on Friday claimed that the Supreme Court’s verdict refusing a Central Bureau of Investigation inquiry into the Rafale defence deal between India and France […]

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 […]

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 […]

Entirely Improper of PM Modi to Talk Politics at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Yashwant Sinha

Held in Varanasi, the event became yet another platform for PM Modi to campaign for 2019 Polls. Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha, on January 23, took to Twitter to criticise Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech at the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. He wrote: “It was entirely improper on the part of the […]

Fight not to remove PM Modi, but against a mindset, says former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha batted for a united opposition candidate against the BJP in 2019 elections. The former Union Minister made fun of Modi’s government’s slogan of “sabka saath sabka vikas” and said the apt slogan would be “sabka saath sabka vinash”. The opposition’s efforts to form a grand alliance is not an attempt to remove Prime […]

Modi government playing mischief with developmental statistics: Yashwant Sinha

Sinha who quit the BJP recently said, under the present regime while praising the government was “desh bhakti”(patriotism), criticising it is “desh drohi” (sedition). KOLKATA: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday came down heavily on the Narendra Modi government saying that this was the first government after Independence which has been playing “mischief” with […]

Shatrughan Sinha to attend Mamata Banerjee’s Opposition rally as Yashwant Sinha’s Rashtra Manch representative

Kolkata: Asserting that he has not received “respect” in his party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha said he will attend a mega rally of Opposition leaders being organised by Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Saturday. He will attend the rally as a representative of “Rashtra Manch”, a political action […]

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 […]