Free Press Journal
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urges Yashwant Sinha to contest Lok Sabha elections

    Noida: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019. However, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener did not name the party or the constituency from which the former finance minister should contest the polls.

  • Modi government’s development model has failed, says Yashwant Sinha

    Ahmedabad: Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha said Tuesday that unlike in the Vajpayee era, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government is a “two-person” affair. Sinha, who handled finance and external affairs portfolios in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet, was speaking to the media after meeting Patidar leader Hardik Patel here.

  • Rafale Deal: FM Arun Jaitley attacks Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha, calls them ‘career nationalists

    New Delhi: In a veiled attack on former cabinet ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha, who alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party- led government had agreed to buy Rafale jets at a higher price with no additional add-ons, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that his ‘NDA colleagues are career nationalists’ and speak the language which benefits them. In an exclusive interview to ANI, Jaitley hit out at his former party colleagues

  • Rafale deal: Shourie, Sinha, Bhushan demand CAG audit

    New Delhi : Two senior ministers of the Vajpayee government on Wednesday raised an accusing finger at Prime Minister Modi in the Rafale fighter aircraft scam, dubbing it as “a defence scandal larger than any so far.”

  • Yashwant Sinha acquitted in 2008 case

    Ranchi: A court here on Monday acquitted former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha and three BJP leaders in a 2008 case of violating prohibitory orders.

  • Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha says, “Situation created by Modi government worse than emergency”

    Hazaribag: Two days after quitting the BJP, former union minister Yashwant Sinha has alleged that the situation during the last four years of the Narendra Modi government was “worse than Emergency”. Sinha, who resigned from the BJP and taken ‘sanyas’ (retirement) from party politics on April 21, has also claimed that the people in the country were feeling insecure due to the actions of the Modi government, which, he said, has “destroyed the temple

  • Yashwant Sinha jumps out of BJP’s ship

    The octogenarian politician and former career diplomat Yashwant Sinha is at his old game once again. He has once again shifted his political loyalty and jumped into the media focus. On Saturday, in a dramatic manner, Sinha announced ‘Sanyas’ from active party political life and declared that he would, hereafter, not take any political position but would work for the betterment of the nation. Good thought, though a bit too late. He,

  • Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, says democracy is under threat

    Patna: Senior BJP leader and former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, who has been trenchant in his criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, on Saturday announced that he was snapping his links with the BJP and launching a countrywide campaign to save the democracy.

  • Anti-BJP front calls for ‘saving’ democracy

    Mumbai: Leaders, cutting across party lines, on Saturday held an “apolitical” meeting under the banner of Yashwant Sinha’s Rashtra Manch, calling for a united stand against the BJP to “save” democracy.

  • Union minister Ram Kripal Yadav condemns Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha’s BJP sniping

    Hyderabad: Union minister Ram Kripal Yadav today condemned the statements critical of the BJP by senior leaders Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha and said no one approves their comments. The Minister of State for Rural Development said everybody has a right to give suggestions to the government but they should be made within the party forum, and not outside of it.

  • Farmers’ incomes declined 1.38% since 2014: Yashwant Sinha

    Kolkata: Criticising the recent budget announcements of the Narendra Modi government, former minister and BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday said currently there is distress in rural India with farmers’ income declining by 1.38 per cent in the last four years.