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Lesson from Nagrota: Military, financial 'surgical strikes' haven't deterred militants

Updated : Nov 30, 2016

By : Nalini R Mohanty

Category : India

Lesson from Nagrota: Military, financial 'surgical strikes' haven't deterred militants

The Nagrota attack by Pakistani infiltrators on 29 November has belied the claims of our government that we have broken the back of the cross-border militancy with our ‘surgical strike’ across the Line of Control #Jammu and Kashmir #InMyOpinion #Indian Army #Yashwant Sinha #Militancy #India Pakistan relations #Fidayeen attacks #Nagrota Attack
Union Budget 2017 on 1 Feb: End of a colonial hangover for speedy implementation of schemes

Updated : Nov 16, 2016

By : Debobrat Ghose

Category : Politics

Union Budget 2017 on 1 Feb: End of a colonial hangover for speedy implementation of schemes

Departing from the colonial-era tradition of presenting the Union Budget on the last working day of February, the government on Tuesday finally announced that it will now be presented on 1 February #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Atal Bihari Vajpayee #Railway Budget #Yashwant Sinha #Union Budget #Ministry of Finance #Winter session #Fiscal year
Kashmir: Centre must act on recommendations of Yashwant Sinha's delegation

Updated : Nov 11, 2016

By : Sameer Yasir

Category : India

Kashmir: Centre must act on recommendations of Yashwant Sinha's delegation

The report filed by a high-profile delegation led by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha hasn’t offered any fresh roadmap for resolving the prevailing political crisis in Kashmir #Jammu and Kashmir #ConnectTheDots #Mirwaiz Umar Farooq #Yashwant Sinha #Mehbooba Mufti #Militancy #Syed Ali Geelani #pellet guns #Kashmir unrest #BJP-PDP alliance
Kashmir logjam: Yashwant Singh, 5 others in Srinagar to meet separatist leaders Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Updated : Oct 25, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Kashmir logjam: Yashwant Singh, 5 others in Srinagar to meet separatist leaders Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Sinha is leading a five-member team to Srinagar for talks with separatist leaders in a fresh bid to break a logjam after three months of unrest in Kashmir. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Kashmir #Yashwant Sinha #Narendra Modi government #Separatist leaders #Hurriyat leaders
Sullying the Army: 'Credit' goes to Arvind Kejriwal for a shameful chapter in politics

Updated : Oct 04, 2016

By : Sreemoy Talukdar

Category : Politics

Sullying the Army: 'Credit' goes to Arvind Kejriwal for a shameful chapter in politics

Questioning the Army on its operation across the LoC marks a new low in Arvind Kejriwal's CV, though that cannot be said for certain since his political career is replete with instances of below-the-belt savagery on rivals. #P. Chidambaram #Congress #BJP #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Army #Arun Jaitley #Arvind Kejriwal #Yashwant Sinha #Sanjay Nirupam #Uri #Surgical Strike
Race Course or Lok Kalyan: Worried nation over Uri attack wants more from PM than road rename

Updated : Sep 22, 2016

By : Sanjay Singh

Category : Politics

Race Course or Lok Kalyan: Worried nation over Uri attack wants more from PM than road rename

Everyone would be curious to know Modi's plans to walk the talk vis-à-vis Pakistan, for much of his and BJP's prospects would depend on the way he chooses. #BJP #Pakistan #InMyOpinion #Indian Army #Modi #Yashwant Sinha #Manohar Parrikar #Kozhikode #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #Uri terror attack #Lok Kalyan Marg
Samajwadi Party hogs limelight as rise of Akhilesh Yadav threatens 'chacha' Shivpal's raj

Updated : Sep 16, 2016

By : Ambikanand Sahay

Category : Politics

Samajwadi Party hogs limelight as rise of Akhilesh Yadav threatens 'chacha' Shivpal's raj

While the patriarch, Mulayam Singh, has taken a neutral position, Ram Gopal Yadav, who happens to be the party’s face in Delhi, is seen to be backing Akhilesh’s cause solidly. #Politics #Amar Singh #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Samajwadi Party #Indira Gandhi #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Lal Krishna Advani #Yashwant Sinha #Azam Khan #Shivpal Singh Yadav #Murali Manohar Joshi #Keshubhai Patel #Ram Gopal Yadav #2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election #Marg Darshak Mandal
Indian Foreign Service in desperate need of reform, particularly when it is losing relevance

Updated : Aug 09, 2016

By : Prakash Nanda

Category : World

Indian Foreign Service in desperate need of reform, particularly when it is losing relevance

That there are serious problems, both in quality and quantity (size) of the elite Indian Foreign Service (IFS) — the service that is primarily responsible for India’s interactions with the outside world — was pointed out last week by the parliamentary standing committee on external affairs led by former minister of state Shashi Tharoor #White House #Manmohan Singh #InMyOpinion #Shashi Tharoor #Yashwant Sinha #Jaswant Singh #Ministry of External Affairs #UPSC #Indian Foreign Service #Foreign Office #Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs
Anandiben Patel to step down as Gujarat CM? Speculation rife because of 'age bar'

Updated : Jul 18, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Politics

Anandiben Patel to step down as Gujarat CM? Speculation rife because of 'age bar'

In the wake of recent resignation of Union Minister Najma Heptulla due to the undeclared age bar of 75 years for ministers put by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, now speculations are rife here on the fate of Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, who will touch the line in November. #Murli Manohar Joshi #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #L.K. Advani #Yashwant Sinha #Najma Heptulla #Anandiben Patel #Gujrat
Modi govt should clarify on US criticism of growth data: Yashwant Sinha

Updated : Jul 11, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Politics

Modi govt should clarify on US criticism of growth data: Yashwant Sinha

Joining those sceptical of India's high growth rate figures, former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha demanded that the government issue a clarification. #Politics #Economy #India #BJP #TheySaidIt #Yashwant Sinha #Growth rate #PM Narendra Modi