Sep 25, 2021 10:58 PM IST
'It is not unusual for the economy to rise or fall. In a globally entwined economy, we cannot divorce ourselves from the global factors. We need to keep non-economic extraneous factors in the record as well,' Sinha said.
- Mar 16, 2021 08:41 AM IST
TMC supporters argue that Yashwant Sinha’s words still carry weight among the educated middle classes, significant sections of which in West Bengal, the bhadralok, are gravitating towards the BJP
- Mar 15, 2021 03:13 PM IST
The former Bharatiya Janata Party leader, who is a bitter critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s regime, has also been made a member of TMC’s national working committee.
- Mar 13, 2021 12:54 PM IST
After joining the TMC, Sinha said, "You must be surprised why at this age when I’d distanced myself from party politics. Why am I joining a party and turning active? I’d like to say the country is going through an extraordinary situation."
- May 18, 2020 07:15 PM IST
Sinha, a former BJP leader and a trenchant critic of the Narendra Modi government, said civilian authorities, be it the central or state dispensations, have "failed" migrant workers who have been compelled to walk on roads, with some even dying in the process.
- Jan 27, 2020 04:38 PM IST
"There is a constitutional crisis. You cannot ignore state governments. You have to take them into confidence," Sinha said when asked about resolutions passed by states against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
- Jan 12, 2020 06:33 PM IST
"All sections of the society are disenchanted with the functioning of the government. Those in the government are great experts at diverting attention.
- Jan 09, 2020 08:41 PM IST
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- Jan 08, 2020 08:55 PM IST
India's GDP growth is seen dipping to an 11-year low of 5 per cent in the current fiscal, mainly due to poor showing by manufacturing and construction sectors, government data showed on Tuesday.
- Jan 08, 2020 08:10 PM IST
The 82-year-old bureaucrat-turned-politician said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), passed by Parliament last month, and fear of NRC have disturbed peace.
- Jan 08, 2020 05:20 PM IST
The NCP made the announcement after Sinha, a former NDA minister, met Pawar in Mumbai on January 8.
- Jan 06, 2020 07:05 PM IST
Sinha said he was part of a five-member group which had visited Kashmir amid restrictions and shutdowns there around four years ago and after talking to locals and stakeholders drafted a report for the central government with a proposal for dialogue to resolve the situation.
- Nov 29, 2019 05:15 PM IST
Sinha said the root cause of the current economic crisis is 'death of demand' in the country.
- Nov 20, 2019 05:59 PM IST
The members of the Concerned Citizens' Group plan to return on November 25 and will then release their report on the ground situation in the region, Sinha said.
- Nov 18, 2019 07:50 AM IST
Asked about his views about the historical verdict, he said, "The SC judgment is a faulty judgment, it is full of flaws, but I will still ask the Muslim community to accept the judgment and put the whole thing behind us.
- Sep 15, 2019 09:22 AM IST
"People in the government are making weird statements. These statements will not lead to betterment of economy. But they will definitely affect the government's image," Sinha said.
- May 10, 2019 06:40 PM IST
Speaking at a meet-the-press programme here, the former Union finance minister also dismissed as a non-issue the controversy over the alleged misuse of INS Viraat by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
- Mar 25, 2019 09:51 AM IST
Raiding the balance sheet of PSUs and forcing them to buy other state-owned companies will not help in the long run and is best avoided
- Mar 20, 2019 03:04 PM IST
The Congress is yet to finalise alliances in Bihar, Jharkhand, and Delhi which account for 61 seats in Lok Sabha.
- Feb 27, 2019 10:44 PM IST
He was more critical of the way how Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used the occasion of the National War Memorial dedication earlier this week to drive political mileage and sought to credit his party for the memorial.
- Feb 20, 2019 09:47 PM IST
"The real shape of the mahagathbandhan against the BJP-led NDA is yet to take place and one cannot say how it will be decided," the former external affairs minister told PTI.
- Feb 18, 2019 09:52 PM IST
The plea, which has been filed in the disposed of PIL, said that the note on pricing was not shared with the petitioners.
- Feb 11, 2019 07:50 AM IST
Delivering a lecture on 'State of the Nation and the way forward' here, Sinha, who had quit the BJP last year, referred to the recent resignation of two members of the National Statistical Commission and the issue of data's authenticity.
- Jan 29, 2019 07:58 PM IST
According to a Cobrapost expose, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL) through layers of shell companies allegedly siphoned off Rs 31,000 crore out of total bank loans of Rs 97,000 crore.
- Jan 28, 2019 06:23 PM IST
A strong critic of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government, Sinha also accused it of "dressing up" economic figures despite the country facing an "unprecedented" agrarian distress, employment not picking up and the huge non-performing asset (NPA) problem being not tackled the way it should have been.