Tag Archives: Rashtra Manch

Fierce fighter, peerless friend: Why George Fernandes remains special, writes Yashwant Sinha

George Fernandes had seen ups and downs in his political career but always remained the kind-hearted human being that I knew. George Fernandes was a fighter and he fought his battles with unparalleled tenacity. I had heard the story of how he held on to the railway tracks with his fingers during the famous railway […]

Sabka Saath, Sabka Vinash: Yashwant Sinha Mocks BJP at Oppn Rally

Former Union Minister and ex-BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday, 19 January, while addressing the Opposition United India rally, criticised Modi government for being the first government after Independence which has been playing “mischief” with the developmental statistics. “After Independence, this is the first government which has been presenting decorated and inflated developmental statistics to […]

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 […]

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 […]

BJP Party Of The Dead, Says Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha rejected speculation that Union Minister Nitin Gadkari would be projected as the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate for 2019 Lok Sabha election. PUNE:  Former union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday slammed the BJP saying it has become a “murdo ki party” (party of the dead), where only two leaders were ruling the roost, while the others […]

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 […]