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With Congress president saluting the IAF pilots, the dustup over the Rafale defence deal will now recede into the background. The Congress, Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal and even the BJP’s perennial dissenters such as Yashwant Sinha participated in the “nationalist”celebration that followed the air strikes, reportedly smashing Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps at Balakot in Pakistan early […]

Shatrughan Sinha meets Akhilesh in Lucknow

Lucknow: Rebel Bharatiya Janata Party MP Shatrughan Sinha met Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav here on Tuesday, setting of speculations about his future course of action. The meeting lasted more than an hour but the details were not revealed. Sources say that the two held discussions on the likelihood of the BJP denying Sinha […]

Kejriwal, Shatrughan share stage in Chandigarh for AAP candidate

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asked people to defeat the BJP and Congress in the coming Lok Sabha election so that the country moves ahead on the development front. “In the last 70 years, these two parties (Congress and BJP) have ruled this country and have […]

Don’t detract from the rule of law: Citizens group

The group has also warned that any attempt to leverage developments in J&K for electoral purposes should be avoided at all costs. NEW DELHI: Amid speculation about a “tough response” from the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre in the backdrop of Pulwama terror attack, a citizens group consisting of former Union minister Yashwant Sinha […]

No Innocent Kashmiri Should Be Targeted, Says Yashwant Sinha-Led Group

From West Bengal to Jammu, there have been several reports of Kashmiris being harassed or beaten up in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack. The Supreme Court has asked states to take all steps to protect Kashmiris. NEW DELHI: The Concerned Citizens Group (CCG), led by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, issued a statement on […]

Yashwant Sinha moves Supreme Court against govt in Rafale deal case

NEW DELHI: Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking initiation of perjury against the Centre for filing notes in a sealed cover allegedly containing false information on the Rafale case. The application is yet to be taken up for hearing in court. On 14 December, the apex court ruled that […]

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 […]