Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicYashwant Sinha

Topic: Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha is the Opposition’s unanimous pick for next President

Many Opposition parties met in Delhi Tuesday to pick its candidate after previous choices Sharad Pawar, Farooq Abdullah and Gopalkrishna Gandhi declined.

Yashwant Sinha ‘steps aside’ from TMC ahead of opposition meet on presidential pick

Sinha, a former Union minister and BJP leader, had joined the TMC last year. The opposition is expected to hold a second meeting Tuesday to decide on a Presidential name.

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.

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.