Tag Archives: NDA

Why speak of Thugbandhan when NDA has 42 parties: Shatrughan Sinha

In a series of tweets, the Patna Sahib MP also remarked that while the PMs recent Pariksha pe charcha initiative was laudable, the government would do well to focus on the parikshas (tests) faced by itself which included sensitive issues like the Citizenship Amendment Bill and great agni pariksha of general elections. Disgruntled BJP MP […]

Explained: What’s the difference between a full Budget and an interim Budget?

Budget 2019: At the end of its term, a government usually presents a vote on account rather than a full Budget. What is the difference? A look at what interim Budgets have covered over the years, or left for the next government. On February 1, the government is set to present its last Budget ahead […]

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 […]

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: Upper caste reservation is ‘jumla’

Sinha questioned the government’s intent citing legal complexities and the paucity of time as the current session of Parliament is scheduled to end on Tuesday Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Monday dubbed as “jumla” (fake promise) the Modi governments move to approve 10 per cent reservation for economically backward upper castes in jobs […]

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 […]

Centre trying to interfere in working of statistics dept: Yashwant Sinha

Amid a raging row over the revised economic growth numbers, former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Thursday accused the NDA dispensation of trying to interfere with the system of collecting statistics, saying no previous government had ever done it. Interacting with reporters at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of South Asia here, Sinha alleged that […]