Having served as Finance and Foreign Minister in the past, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday said he no more fits into the new framework of electoral politics, where "impression" of doing something has become more important than actually doing it.
Stating India-Pakistan economic ties have been a victim of politics, former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha said the trade between the two countries can go up to USD 15-12 billion annually if necessary measures are put in place.
A man, who was accused of using a forged letter in the name of then finance minister Yashwant Sinha to get a railway ticket confirmed in 2000, has been acquitted by a Delhi court on the ground that the politician was not made a witness to prove the case.
n what can bring in huge embarrassment for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha was seen addressing people in Hazaribagh prison, where he was sent on June 3 following a court order in connection with an alleged assault on a government official.
BJP`s protest over power crisis entered the fourth day on Thursday even as senior party leader Yashwant Sinha and his supporters did not apply for bail, while CPI (ML-Liberation) accused the saffron party of "doublespeak".
Jailed BJP leader Yashwant Sinha refused party leaders` request to secure bail, saying he would come out only when the administration dropped the "illegal case" lodged against him and his supporters for protesting against power crisis.
The protest over electricity crisis by the BJP here entered the third day even as senior party leader Yashwant Sinha and others did not apply for bail today after they were arrested and remanded to judicial custody in connection with alleged assault of an electricity board official.
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, a former Union Finance Minister, was sent to jail for two weeks by a court in a case of alleged assault of an electricity official whose hands were tied during protests against blackouts in Jharkhand.