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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 […]

Rafale order: Supreme Court agrees to hear review pleas in open court

On December 14, the bench had dismissed petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the purchase of the fighter aircraft from France finding “no occasion to doubt the (decision-making) process” leading to the award of the contract. A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph took […]

Breaking News: SC Allows Open Hearing Of Rafale Review Petitions

The Supreme Court has allowed open hearing of Rafale review petitions. The bench of CJI Gogoi, Justice S K Kaul and K M Joseph decided today in the chambers to hear the review petitions in open court. Along with the review petitions, the Court will also hear the correction petition filed by the Central Government, […]

Yashwant Sinha flays Modi government, hails Naveen Patnaik’s KALIA scheme

Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday charged the BJP Government of manipulating data to create a false impression of development in the country. BHUBANESWAR: Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday charged the BJP Government of manipulating data to create a false impression of development in the country. Delivering the keynote address […]

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 […]

Cooperative federalism is in danger: Yashwant Sinha

BHUBANESWAR: Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday said cooperative federalism was in danger in the country. The state should get a fair deal and the people sitting in Delhi should not decide the development plans of a small area by bypassing the state government, he said at a conference here. “A state knows […]

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 […]

Centre’s “Double Engine” Attitude Can’t Form “New India”: Yashwant Sinha In Odisha Nirman Conclave

Bhubaneswar: The third edition of Odisha Nirman Conclave was held in Mayfair Convention Hotel here in the capital city today morning and former Minister of Finance Yashwant Sinha gave the keynote address of the day. The senior BJP leader, who quit the party in April last year, praised the State for its political stability. After being […]

Arvind Kejriwal to address rally tomorrow

CHANDIGARH: As the first political rally of Aam Aadmi Party is going to be organised on Sunday, the party has been mobilising the public to come to the Rally Ground. AAP’s national convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will address the rally. Besides Kejriwal, estranged BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha, former Union minister Yashwant Sinha and […]

SC to hear on Feb 26 pleas seeking review of Rafale verdict

The Supreme Court will hear on February 26 the two petitions seeking review of its December 14 verdict that had dismissed pleas challenging the deal between India and France for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets. The review petition has been filed by former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie as also activist lawyer […]