Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicYashwant Sinha

Topic: Yashwant Sinha

Vajpayee cabinet members deny Yashwant claim that Mamata offered to go to Kandahar during hijack

Yashwant Sinha claimed while joining Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress that she had offered to go and secure the release of IC-814 hostages.

Mamata offered to meet Kandahar hijackers to secure release of hostages, says Yashwant Sinha

Sinha, who served in the cabinet of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, had quit the BJP in 2018 after having serious differences with the party leadership.

Ex-World Bank official, journalist, cop-turned-professor — Bihar’s new crop of candidates

In a state used to seeing political dynasts and people with criminal backgrounds contest elections, a small group of candidates is trying to offer an alternative. Here’s a look at them.

Yashwant Sinha hails China’s retreat, Baghel’s rakhi promise & Taapsee Pannu’s lesson

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Yashwant Sinha searches for relevance in Bihar, looks to make Third Front ahead of polls

Yashwant Sinha lashed out at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at a press meet and stressed the need for change in Bihar. A JD(U) leader called his supporters a ‘team of losers’.

Sudhir Chaudhury’s strange boast, a fearless Yashwant Sinha & a positive Amitabh Bachchan

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Yashwant Sinha’s ‘lockdown’ woes, Kanika Kapoor’s lockdown & where’s Kim Jong Un?

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Yashwant Sinha announces nationwide ‘Gandhi Shanti Yatra’ against CAA, NRC and NPR

The former union minister accused BJP-ruled states of using violence to suppress peaceful protests and blamed the Modi govt for disturbing peace across the country.

Yashwant Sinha ‘confined’ to hotel in Srinagar, not permitted to meet detained politicians

Sinha tells ThePrint there is a ‘general direction that we can’t go out of Srinagar’. In a letter to him, J&K Police said the measure is for ‘his safety’.

Yashwant Sinha: RCEP decision ‘cowardice’, take land in Ayodhya: Salman Khurshid to Muslims

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

On Camera


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.