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Transitioning from coal won’t be easy. India must ensure support for people and communities dependent on the sector

April 16, 2021 8:50 am

Regardless of whether India commits to net zero emissions, coal is on its way out. For a country that depends on it for 70 per cent of its energy, the transition’s social and economic consequences will pose a daunting challenge

For a fee, House Finance panel head Jayant Sinha offers to advise, secure funds for firm

February 23, 2021 7:14 am

On February 12, records show, after a meeting with NRI investor Arminder Singh Sawhney in which they reportedly discussed the project, Sinha wrote to B4U Network CEO Ishan Saksena in connection with Tiger Media, a company linked to B4U.

Hazaribagh: Hospital hope, AJSU tie-up may boost BJP show

May 06, 2019 3:56 am

Last year, Sinha had drawn flak for garlanding six men convicted for lynching cattle trader Alimuddin Ansari in Jharkhand’s Ramgarh.

Jayant Sinha says he and other BJP members helped Jharkhand lynching convicts with legal fees

May 03, 2019 11:08 pm

Jayant Sinha's admission came a year after he triggered a controversy for felicitating and posing with the six accused after they were released on bail and taken straight to the minister's residence in Hazaribagh.

FIR against Union min Jayant Sinha for violation of model code of conduct

March 19, 2019 2:16 pm

All police stations have been asked to monitor violations pertaining to the model code of conduct, he said. The polling will be held for 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand in four phases from April 29.

FIR against Jayant Sinha for violation of model code of conduct

March 19, 2019 2:16 pm

Addressing the students at IIM-Ranchi on Saturday, Sinha had allegedly sought their "blessings" for another five years, the officer said.

Budget 2019: Photo of girl photobombing minister Jayant Sinha outside Parliament goes viral

February 01, 2019 4:21 pm

After the budget, the Minister of State (MoS) for Civil Aviation was talking to reporters outside Parliament, when a girl standing behind him decided to photobomb his interview.

'Unstable govt' likely after LS polls: Union minister Jayant Sinha

January 17, 2019 8:58 pm

Sinha's remarks come in the backdrop of the setback the ruling BJP suffered in Assembly elections in three Hindi heartland states recently. The country has transformed and the priority now is to inform the people about this change, the minister said.

Flights cheaper than autos for long distance: Jayant Sinha

September 05, 2018 3:28 am

"Today when you travel by air, you pay lesser than what you would pay to travel in an auto-rickshaw...I am an engineer so I look at everything from the perspective of numbers," Jayant Sinha said.

Taking a flight cheaper than auto-rickshaw ride: Jayant Sinha

September 04, 2018 1:42 pm

A similar analogy was drawn earlier this year by Sinha while speaking at the 27th International Management Conference of the Indore Management Association (IMA).


Narendra Modi rides in an e-rickshaw during 'Stand up India' launch

April 05, 2016 9:25 pm

Narendra Modi rides in an e-rickshaw during distribution of e-rickshaws under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana launched under Stand up India Scheme in Noida.


Raghuram Rajan says banks will be restored back to health

February 12, 2016 4:56 am

Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said that efforts of the federal bank and the government to clean up banks' balance sheets would be successful and warned analysts against "scare-mongering"about the level of stressed assets in the sector. India's banks are struggling under $100 billion of stressed loans, choking the financial system at a time when the economy needs fresh investment to galvanise growth. Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said the government, while working closely with RBI, was supporting the banks fully in terms of both capital as well as necessary policy measures. He also said that they have gone through and done the asset quality review and have identified the full extent of the problem.

We are pro-poor as well as pro-market Govt: Jayant Sinha

February 09, 2016 12:21 pm

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha addressed the students of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs andInternational Finance Corporations on Tuesday. Addressing the students, Sinha said our Government is pro-poor as well as pro-market government. He added that when the NDA Government came into power in May 2014, it was very important for us to restore confidence of the nation in the Governance of India.

BJP a pro-poor government: Jayant Sinha

January 14, 2016 12:15 pm

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Addressing the 2016 Indo-Korea Business Summit, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha on Thursday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is a pro-poor government and will always work for the upliftment of the country. He also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always believed that the government is by the poor, for the poor and of the poor and added that this was helping India grow globally.

Jaitley holds Pre-Budget meeting

January 12, 2016 8:49 am

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday held a Pre-Budget meeting with Social Sector Group. The meeting was also attended by the Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha and other senior delegation.