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Yashwant Sinha


Farm laws must be redrafted, sent to standing committee on agriculture

January 29, 2021 9:16 am

Yashwant Sinha writes: Some areas are in dire need of reform, but, perhaps, not in the manner the government has attempted to implement the three farm laws.

Instead of focusing on fixing opponents, government should borrow and spend money wisely

October 13, 2020 8:44 am

The nation is in peril on multiple fronts. The government is busy with non-issues with the sole intent of keeping the people in a trance with the heady wine of religious nationalism.

Bihar polls should be deferred in view of COVID-19 pandemic: Yashwant Sinha

August 21, 2020 11:52 am

Yashwant Sinha said that it was an "irony" that political activities have been put on hold for now owing to the rise in number of coronavirus cases, but nothing was being done to delay the elections.

Yashwant Sinha virtually announces return to party politics

June 27, 2020 10:24 pm

Sinha's announcement came as a surprise as he had taken 'sanyas' from party politics over two years ago and had vowed to work for saving democracy in the country.

Yashwant Sinha claims arrested during protest, Delhi Police deny

May 19, 2020 5:01 pm

The former BJP leader had staged a sit-in protest outside Rajghat, and was joined by several AAP leaders including Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh and Timarpur MLA Dilip Pandey.

Yashwant Sinha hits out at merger of Rly cadres, amalgamation of Budget

March 14, 2020 2:50 am

Earlier this year, the Union Cabinet decided to merge the five Indian Railway engineering services and three civil services cadres into the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) leading to protests from civil servants.

Govt should tackle the demand side instead of dealing with the supply side of the economy

March 10, 2020 9:37 am

This government is barking up the wrong tree. First of all, it is solely responsible for the present slowdown. Second, it has no understanding of what has caused the problem. Third, therefore, it is flailing its arms in all directions except the right one and causing more pain.

CAA against structure of Constitution, stir will continue: Yashwant Sinha

January 28, 2020 9:02 am

The former BJP leader attacked the Uttar Pradesh government and asked if taking away blankets from women protesters was “less than terrorism”.

Ahmedabad: Yashwant Sinha defies section 144, takes out march

January 19, 2020 2:38 pm

Stating that he wished to pay his tributes to Vinod Kinariwala — a memorial for whom is within the Gujarat college campus — the former bureaucrat said that walking together while violating section 144 would be a statement in itself.

Gandhi shanti yatra led by former minister Yashwant Sinha reaches Surat: ‘CAA ploy to divert attention from economic slowdown’

January 13, 2020 12:43 am

The campaign has been organised under the banner of Sinha's organisation Rashtra Manch. Having already covered Maharashtra and part of Gujarat, the yatra will now traverse through Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana and finally culminate at Rajghat in New Delhi on January 30.


Advani, Yashwant Sinha, Kirti Azad at Shatrughan Sinha's book launch

January 07, 2016 2:09 pm

BJP veterans LK Advani, Yashwant Sinha along with former BJP leader Kirti Azad were at the book launch of party MP Shatrughan Sinha. Shatrughan Sinha's book titled "Anything But Khamosh" was unveiled by Advani and Yashwant Sinha at a function in New Delhi on Wednesday.