Thursday, May 26, 2022
Outlook.com

Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha Advises Modi To Step In As Mediator In Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Yashwant Sinha Advises Modi To Step In As Mediator In Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Modi has good relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin and he can play a significant role in ending the ongoing six-day-old war with Ukraine as it is badly affecting the global economy, Sinha told a press conference held at his house.

01 March 2022
Rafale Deal: Congress Demands JPC Probe, Alleges Cover-Up

Rafale Deal: Congress Demands JPC Probe, Alleges Cover-Up

Both the parties took jibe each other, with BJP accusing the Congress leadership of corruption citing claims of a French media report on 'commissions' being...

09 November 2021

Yashwant Sinha Led Committee Report Says PAGD Will Not Accept Delhi Model Of Statehood For J&K

The latest visit came in the wake of a meeting called by the Indian prime minister on June 24 of all the J&K political parties.

Opposition Meet: 'Actionable Blueprint' To Take On BJP, But No Federal Front

Opposition Meet: 'Actionable Blueprint' To Take On BJP, But No Federal Front

The meeting did not involve any discussion on forming an electoral federal front without the Congress to take on the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls

22 June 2021

Prashant Kishor Has Nothing To Do With Meeting At Pawar’s Residence: Yashwant Sinha

Discussion on forming a political alliance or federal front not on the cards but we will discuss issues of national and social importance for the country, says...

Advertisement
16 April 2021
Sense Of Normality In Kashmir Is A Myth, Says Yashwant Sinha-Led Group’s Report

Sense Of Normality In Kashmir Is A Myth, Says Yashwant Sinha-Led Group’s Report

Abrogation of Article 35A seemed to have increased the all-pervasive sense of fear, humiliation and hopelessness among the Kashmiri population, says the report.


11 April 2021
Bengal Politics Heats Up Over Cooch Behar Firing By CISF

Bengal Politics Heats Up Over Cooch Behar Firing By CISF

The political tension further increased when ECI banned politicians from visiting Cooch Behar district soon after Mamata had announced her visit to the...


13 March 2021
‘Mamata Proposed To Go As Hostage’; Yashwant Sinha Recalls Kandahar Plane Hijacking Case

‘Mamata Proposed To Go As Hostage’; Yashwant Sinha Recalls Kandahar Plane Hijacking Case

Mamata Banerjee was the Railway minister when the Kandahar hijacking case had taken place.


13 March 2021
Attack On Mamata Convinced Me To Join TMC: Ex-BJP Leader Yashwant Sinha

Attack On Mamata Convinced Me To Join TMC: Ex-BJP Leader Yashwant Sinha

Lashing out at the BJP, former Union minister Yashwant Sinha said, ‘The strength of a democracy lies in the robustness of its institutions, and all the...


18 May 2020
Yashwant Sinha, Detained By Delhi Police For Dharna Against Mishandling Of Migrants, Released

Yashwant Sinha, Detained By Delhi Police For Dharna Against Mishandling Of Migrants, Released

Sinha, along with Rajya Sabha MP Manoj Kumar Jha, was on a dharna at Rajghat since Monday morning, demanding various relief measures for stranded migrant...


Advertisement

08 January 2020
Sharad Pawar To Join Yashwant Sinha's Yatra Against CAA, NRC

Sharad Pawar To Join Yashwant Sinha's Yatra Against CAA, NRC

The NCP made the announcement after Yashwant Sinha, a former NDA minister, met Sharad Pawar in Mumbai on Wednesday.


22 December 2019
Mood In Kashmir Favours 'Suicide Vests': Yashwant Sinha-Led Group After Visit To Valley

Mood In Kashmir Favours 'Suicide Vests': Yashwant Sinha-Led Group After Visit To Valley

Kashmiris say the Indian state is on an ideological high. 'Therefore, it is unable to see that through its actions and pronouncements it is also encouraging...


17 December 2019
Kashmir Lockdown: Yashwant Sinha-Led Group Says Govt Should Compensate Kashmiris For Economic Losses

Kashmir Lockdown: Yashwant Sinha-Led Group Says Govt Should Compensate Kashmiris For Economic Losses

A report by the Concerned Citizens' Group (CCG) headed by former finance minister Yashwant Sinha says the government prevented the movement of trucks on the...


25 November 2019
Kashmir's Situation Not Normal, Will Deteriorate Further: Yashwant Sinha After Visit To Valley

Kashmir's Situation Not Normal, Will Deteriorate Further: Yashwant Sinha After Visit To Valley

Yashwant Sinha was leading a 5-member civil society group known as Concerned Citizens' Group which arrived in Kashmir on Friday and stayed there till Monday.


22 November 2019
In First After Article 370's Abrogation, Govt To Send Officers To 4300 Halqa Panchayats In J&K

In First After Article 370's Abrogation, Govt To Send Officers To 4300 Halqa Panchayats In J&K

On Thursday, the Valley once again witnessed a shutdown and stone-pelting, a day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah told the Parliament that the situation in...


20 September 2019
If PM Believes In Hugging Kashmiris, Why Was I Stopped: Yashwant Sinha

If PM Believes In Hugging Kashmiris, Why Was I Stopped: Yashwant Sinha

Former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha speaks to Outlook about his recent Kashmir visit, the drama that unfolded there and Prime Minister Modi's 'hugs...


Advertisement

18 September 2019
Two Orders And A 'Request', But Yashwant Sinha Refuses To Leave Srinagar Airport

Two Orders And A 'Request', But Yashwant Sinha Refuses To Leave Srinagar Airport

Former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha refused to fly back to Delhi from the next flight. He asked the deputy commissioner Budgam to come up with a...


15 September 2019
On Economy, Ex-Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha Says 'Those In Power Making Weird Statements'

On Economy, Ex-Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha Says 'Those In Power Making Weird Statements'

'People in the government are making weird statements. These statements will not lead to the betterment of the economy. But they will definitely affect the...


15 July 2019
NDA Govt's Flagship Projects Were My Ideas, Claims Ex-BJP MP Yashwant Sinha In Autobiography

NDA Govt's Flagship Projects Were My Ideas, Claims Ex-BJP MP Yashwant Sinha In Autobiography

Diplomat-turned-politician Yashwant Sinha held the finance and external affairs portfolios in former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's cabinet between 1998...


10 May 2019
Rafale Case: SC Reserves Verdict On Review Petitions

Rafale Case: SC Reserves Verdict On Review Petitions

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Friday reserved verdict on a batch of petitions seeking review of its last year’s December 14 judgment that...


09 May 2019
Government Duped Court In Rafale Case, Petitioners Tell SC

Government Duped Court In Rafale Case, Petitioners Tell SC

The Narendra Modi government 'misled' the top court to obtain favourable order in the Rafale case last December, former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun...


30 April 2019
Rafale Verdict: SC Rejects Centre's Plea For More Time To File Response On Review Petitions

Rafale Verdict: SC Rejects Centre's Plea For More Time To File Response On Review Petitions

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi did not allow the plea of the Centre, that it be granted four weeks time to file its response to the pleas.


10 April 2019
Rafale Deal: Modi Govt Misled Court, We Will Pursue Perjury Case In SC, Says Yashwant Sinha

Rafale Deal: Modi Govt Misled Court, We Will Pursue Perjury Case In SC, Says Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha, one of the petitioners in the Rafale case before Supreme Court talked to Outlook about apex court's verdict and said they will pursue a perjury...


03 February 2019
Should Have Included Congress In UP To Finish The Game: Yashwant Sinha On SP, BSP Alliance

Should Have Included Congress In UP To Finish The Game: Yashwant Sinha On SP, BSP Alliance

Yaswant Sinha expressed hope that if a 'mahagatbandhan' (grand alliance) was not created at the national level, there will be effective state-level alliances...


01 February 2019
Modi Government First In India's History To Manipulate Data, Says Yashwant Sinha After NSSO Report

Modi Government First In India's History To Manipulate Data, Says Yashwant Sinha After NSSO Report

Sinha said that other anecdotal evidence which was available was the budgetary allocation for MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act).


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement