Yashwant Sinha

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha detained during protest march, later released

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha detained during protest march, later released

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha was detained on Monday in Maharashtra's Akola village. He was later released

Dec 05, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
Let's celebrate Moody's by damning Standard and Poor's: Yashwant Sinha

Let's celebrate Moody's by damning Standard and Poor's: Yashwant Sinha

Pinning faith in India's progress on the economic front, Moody's Investor Services on Friday upgraded the country's ratings for the 1st time since 2004.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
November 15, 2017: News at a glance

November 15, 2017: News at a glance

Here is what is making headlines today

Nov 15, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Modi did a Tughlaq with demonetisation: Yashwant Sinha’s latest attack

Modi did a Tughlaq with demonetisation: Yashwant Sinha’s latest attack

Sinha said that even Tughlaq had gone for a move like demonetisation 700 years ago.

Nov 15, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Government covering up sufferings of people: Shatrughan Sinha's latest barb at PM Modi

Government covering up sufferings of people: Shatrughan Sinha's latest barb at PM Modi

In an apparent reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday accused the government of not highlighting the pain suffered by the people over demonetisation and implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Nov 11, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Demonetisation, GST failures; PM Narendra Modi should sack Arun Jaitley: Yashwant Sinha

Demonetisation, GST failures; PM Narendra Modi should sack Arun Jaitley: Yashwant Sinha

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday termed demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax as failures and asked Prime Narendra Modi to sack Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over GST.

Nov 10, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Yashwant Sinha shares dais with Kejriwal, Manish Tewari

Yashwant Sinha shares dais with Kejriwal, Manish Tewari

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday shared dais with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Congress' Manish Tewari at an event here and said if his party takes any action against him for this, that would be the "best day" of his life.

Oct 05, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
India has lost Kashmir valley emotionally: Yashwant Sinha

India has lost Kashmir valley emotionally: Yashwant Sinha

Sinha, in comments that would not go down well with the BJP leadership, said Pakistan was "a necessary third party" in the dispute plaguing the restive state which cannot be wished away.

Oct 01, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Yashwant Sinha's remarks 'surgical strike': Congress

Yashwant Sinha's remarks 'surgical strike': Congress

BJP leader Sinha, by criticising the economic policies of the Modi government, had exposed its "half-witted" policies, Congress leader Girish Chodankar told the media here.

Sep 29, 2017, 20:06 PM IST
Economy remark: Yashwant Sinha remains unfazed, wants govt to do course correction

Economy remark: Yashwant Sinha remains unfazed, wants govt to do course correction

Unfazed by the government's rebuttal of his criticism of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on the state of the economy, including his Union minister son Jayant, BJP veteran leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday stuck to his guns and hoped the Centre would do some course correction.

Sep 29, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Shiv Sena backs Yashwant Sinha's criticism of Modi govt's policies

Shiv Sena backs Yashwant Sinha's criticism of Modi govt's policies

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut backed party mouthpiece Saamna article which supported former finance Minister Yashwant Sinha's comments on the economy, saying that they have been saying the same thing for nearly a year now.

Sep 29, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Wrote article disputing father on my own, says Jayant Sinha

Wrote article disputing father on my own, says Jayant Sinha

Union minister Jayant Sinha on Friday rejected suggestions that he wrote an article in an English daily disputing his father and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha's contentions on the state of India's economy at anybody's bidding, insisting it was "absolutely out of his own conscience".

Sep 29, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
Yashwant Sinha was 'anartha mantri': BJP MP

Yashwant Sinha was 'anartha mantri': BJP MP

Targeting former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, BJP MP and President of the party's Kisan Morcha Virendra Singh Mast on Thursday sought to know Sinha's own achievements as the country's Finance Minister.

Sep 29, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
Yashwant Sinha attacks Arun Jaitley yet again, this time over the 'job applicant at 80' remark

Yashwant Sinha attacks Arun Jaitley yet again, this time over the 'job applicant at 80' remark

There seems to be no end to the verbal duel between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and senior

Sep 29, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Economy suffering from minor cold: Bibek Debroy

Economy suffering from minor cold: Bibek Debroy

Debroy, who is also Chairman of the Prime Minister`s Economic Advisory Council, said while there may be some minor problems with the economy, it was nothing to be worried about.

Sep 28, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
Economy remark: Arun Jaitley counters Yashwant Sinha, calls him 'job applicant at 80'

Economy remark: Arun Jaitley counters Yashwant Sinha, calls him 'job applicant at 80'

Replying to criticism made by Yashwant Sinha, Jaitley said on Thursday that he doesn't have the luxury of being a former finance minister.

Sep 28, 2017, 20:41 PM IST

Yashwant Sinha, the Economy of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party

 And this is not the first time someone is pointing to the imminent crisis — an economic slowdown is not Lord Voldermort’s name that can’t be uttered. It needs to be identified and dealt with. 

Sep 28, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
Can't blame UPA government for the economic mess today: Yashwant Sinha

Can't blame UPA government for the economic mess today: Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha also said that implementation of GST after demonetisation was like giving 'two shocks one after the other'

Sep 28, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
After Yashwant Sinha's attack on Modi govt, son Jayant defends economic policies

After Yashwant Sinha's attack on Modi govt, son Jayant defends economic policies

"The new economy that is being created will be much more transparent, globally cost-competitive, and innovation driven. Importantly, the new economy will also be much more equitable thereby enabling all Indians to lead better lives."

Sep 28, 2017, 10:55 AM IST