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Constitutional institutions decimated under Modi regime: Yashwant Sinha

Addressing an Asia Society event late evening, he also called for more institutionalised mechanism to select the heads of constitutionally mandated national institutions. Estranged BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Wednesday lamented at the decimation of Constitutional institutions like the Supreme Court, national investigative agency CBI, RBI, and Election Commission among others under the Modi regime. He […]

Yashwant Sinha claims economic data being “manipulated” by BJP govt

During demonetisation period also, data were “fudged” and the country’s growth data was revised at 8.2 per cent, Yashwant Sinha claimed. GUWAHATI: Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha Sunday claimed all the economical data, including the growth figures, are being “manipulated” by the BJP-led Central government to give a “false impression” of development. Delivering a lecture on ‘State […]

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 […]

INTERVIEW: Poll losses show disillusionment: Yashwant Sinha

A power surplus situation points to an underperforming economy, says former finance minister Highlighting wrong assumptions in GDP calculations and falling power demand to support his argument of a faltering economy, former Finance Minister Yahswant Sinha, whose book India Unmade: How Narendra Modi Broke the Economy was released recently, says the recent Assembly elections have shown the growing […]

Demonetisation was India’s biggest banking scam, says former finance minister Yashwant Sinha in his new book

Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha has been one of the vocal critics of the Narendra Modi government. In his new book ‘India Unmade’ he has taken on the economic policies of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government. Sharing his rationale for saying that demonetisation was the biggest banking scam in his new book, Sinha […]

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 […]

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 […]

RBI Governor Urjit Patel should quit if government raids reserves: Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha

Mincing no words in his criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said all institutions and conventions are directly under attack from the Prime Minister. KOCHI: On the eve of the crucial Reserve Bank of India (RBI) board meeting on Monday, former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha has asked its Governor Urjit Patel to quit if the […]

Wrong To Blame OPEC For Soaring Fuel Prices: Yashwant Sinha

Referring to the RBI revealing that 99.3 percent of the total demonetised notes having returned to the banks, Sinha attacked the government over demonetisation. Former Union Minister and BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday flayed the Modi government for blaming international factors for fuel prices reaching an all-time high. “They are now blaming international reasons […]