After creating a flutter in political circle with his remark that "there is no dialogue and they (Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government) may meet the same fate as the Indira Gandhi-led Congress which was drubbed in the elections after Emergency", former finance minister and BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha on Sunday clarified that he was completely misunderstood.
Veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, saying there is no dialogue and they may meet the same fate as the Indira Gandhi-led Congress which was drubbed in the elections after Emergency.
Asserting that the 1975 emergency was the murder of democracy and not the imposition of President`s rule in Arunachal Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday asked the Congress to introspect its role rather than levelling allegations on decisions based on facts and not sentiments.
French President Francois Hollande was seeking the parliament's approval to prolong by another three months the state of emergency declared in the wake of the deadly November 13 Paris attacks, the Elysee has said.
Air pollution in the national capital is of an "emergency nature", the Delhi High Court today observed and said this situation would not have arisen if the authorities had implemented laws and rules in place to prevent environmental degradation.
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday accused the writers, who returned their awards, of double standards saying they were selective in attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "growing intolerance" in the country and overlooked the Congress wrongdoings including Emergency in the past.