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Yashwant Sinha announces return to politics after two years, to launch outfit for Bihar Assembly polls
Politics

Yashwant Sinha announces return to politics after two years, to launch outfit for Bihar Assembly polls

Sinha's announcement, made at a meeting of his outfit 'Rashtra Manch' (National Forum) in Patna, came as a surprise as he had taken 'sanyas' from party politics over two years ago and had vowed to work for saving democracy in the country.

AITA abolishes posts of Life Presidents, Life Vice Presidents on Sports Ministry's direction
Sports

AITA abolishes posts of Life Presidents, Life Vice Presidents on Sports Ministry's direction

The decision means that senior sports administrator Anil Khanna and former external affairs ministers S M Krishna and Yashwant Sinha cannot remain with the federation as Life Presidents.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's economic growth likely to decline by 200 bps in FY21, says Yashwant Sinha
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's economic growth likely to decline by 200 bps in FY21, says Yashwant Sinha

India's economic growth is likely to decline by 2 percentage points in the next financial year due to the impact of coronavirus pandemic and the consequent 21-day countrywide lockdown, former finance minister Yashwant Sinha said on Friday

Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha; Kapil Sibal compares former CJI with Justice HR Khanna, accuses him of compromising integrity
India

Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha; Kapil Sibal compares former CJI with Justice HR Khanna, accuses him of compromising integrity

Gogoi had headed a Supreme Court bench which monitored the National Register of Citizens (NRC) process in Assam.

Yashwant Sinha kick-starts 3,000-km-long Gandhi Shanti Yatra against JNU attacks, CAA, NRC from Gateway of India; will travel through 5 states
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Yashwant Sinha kick-starts 3,000-km-long Gandhi Shanti Yatra against JNU attacks, CAA, NRC from Gateway of India; will travel through 5 states

Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha started a multi-state yatra (march) on Thursday from Gateway of India in Mumbai, seeking repeal of the amended citizenship act and a judicial probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge into "state-sponsored violence" like the one in Delhi's JNU

Anti-CAA protests a result of people's suspicion about Narendra Modi govt's intentions, says ex-FM Yashwant Sinha
India

Anti-CAA protests a result of people's suspicion about Narendra Modi govt's intentions, says ex-FM Yashwant Sinha

The Vajpayee government was never questioned for amending the Citizenship Act in 2003, but suspicion about the Modi govt's intentions led to nationwide protests, former minister Yashwant Sinha said in Mumbai on Friday

Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha allowed to enter Srinagar, may meet detained leaders: Report
India

Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha allowed to enter Srinagar, may meet detained leaders: Report

Yashwant Sinha is part of a civil society group — comprising ex-bureaucrat Wajahat Habibullah, journalist Bharat Bhushan and civil society activists Kapil Kak and Sushobha Barve — on a four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to assess the ground situation.

Rafale case: SC to pronounce verdict on review petitions today; pleas challenge 2018 order that gave clean chit to Narendra Modi govt
India

Rafale case: SC to pronounce verdict on review petitions today; pleas challenge 2018 order that gave clean chit to Narendra Modi govt

The Supreme Court today will pronounce its judgment on a batch of petitions seeking review of its 2018 order which gave clean chit to Narendra Modi-led government on a plea seeking investigation into alleged irregularities in the Rafale deal

Low demand and reluctance to invest to blame for slowdown in economy, says Yashwant Sinha
Business

Low demand and reluctance to invest to blame for slowdown in economy, says Yashwant Sinha

Corporate, PSU sectors have suffered in the last year. The demand in the economy, which is the growth engine, has come crashing down, Sinha said

Yashwant Sinha stopped at Srinagar airport, made to return to Delhi as Kashmir lockdown continues
India

Yashwant Sinha stopped at Srinagar airport, made to return to Delhi as Kashmir lockdown continues

Surprised on seeing Yashwant Sinha deboarding a flight from Delhi, the officials and the police at the Srinagar airport immediately escorted him to the VIP lounge as there was no information about whether to allow him to enter the city.

Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya land dispute, Rafale case after re-opening on 1 July
India

Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya land dispute, Rafale case after re-opening on 1 July

Upon re-opening on 1 July after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with sensitive cases including the Ayodhya land dispute, review pleas in the Rafale case and the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi.

Union Budget 2019: From 1973 ‘Black Budget’ to 1997 “Dream Budget’, a look back at key Budgets in last 7 decades
Business

Union Budget 2019: From 1973 ‘Black Budget’ to 1997 “Dream Budget’, a look back at key Budgets in last 7 decades

The Budget is remembered for the introduction of Wealth Tax, which remained in some form or the other for the next six decades.

Union Budget 2019: Changes in tradition over the years
Business

Union Budget 2019: Changes in tradition over the years

This tradition was discontinued after 92 years when the Narendra Modi government approved the merger of the Railway Budget with the Union Budget on 21 September 2016.

Budget 2019: Six ways new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman can overhaul India's tricky direct tax system
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Budget 2019: Six ways new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman can overhaul India's tricky direct tax system

With central excise and local sales tax accounting for roughly 50 percent of the petrol bunk prices, its migration to the GST regime brooks no delay

Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted to sack Narendra Modi in 2002, but LK Advani stalled it, claims Yashwant Sinha
Politics

Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted to sack Narendra Modi in 2002, but LK Advani stalled it, claims Yashwant Sinha

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Friday claimed the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was set to dismiss Narendra Modi, Gujarat chief minister at the time, after the 2002 post-Godhra riots, but withheld the decision as then home minister LK Advani had threatened to resign from the Cabinet on the issue

CJI Gogoi 'perplexed' after SC website fails to follow his instructions over Rafale case listing, posts matter for 10 May
India

CJI Gogoi 'perplexed' after SC website fails to follow his instructions over Rafale case listing, posts matter for 10 May

The Supreme Court Monday said it was "little perplexed" over separate listing, contrary to its order, of the pleas seeking review of its verdict in Rafale case and the contempt plea against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the apex court his "chokidar chor hai" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi

'PMO monitoring Rafale deal doesn't amount to parallel negotiations,' Centre files fresh affidavit in SC, says case will harm national security
India

'PMO monitoring Rafale deal doesn't amount to parallel negotiations,' Centre files fresh affidavit in SC, says case will harm national security

The government in its Saturday response held that the apex court's December 2018 judgement was correct and held that unsubstantiated media reports and/or part internal file notings deliberately projected in a selective manner cannot form the basis for review.

Rahul Gandhi has walked into a trap by centering his Lok Sabha campaign on anti-Modi narrative, not real issues
Politics

Rahul Gandhi has walked into a trap by centering his Lok Sabha campaign on anti-Modi narrative, not real issues

By the time the 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign entered its final lap, most of the real issues — economic reform, farm crisis and unemployment — had clearly taken a backseat