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Yashwant Sinha

Rafale Deal: Congress Demands JPC Probe, Alleges Cover-Up

Nov 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Both the parties took jibe each other, with BJP accusing the Congress leadership of corruption citing claims of a French media report on 'commissions' being paid during the UPA rule.

Yashwant Sinha Led Committee Report Says PAGD Will Not Accept Delhi Model Of Statehood For J&K

Jul 20, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The latest visit came in the wake of a meeting called by the Indian prime minister on June 24 of all the J&K political parties.

Opposition Meet: 'Actionable Blueprint' To Take On BJP, But No Federal Front

The meeting did not involve any discussion on forming an electoral federal front without the Congress to take on the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Prashant Kishor Has Nothing To Do With Meeting At Pawar’s Residence: Yashwant Sinha

Jun 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Discussion on forming a political alliance or federal front not on the cards but we will discuss issues of national and social importance for the country, says Sinha

Sense Of Normality In Kashmir Is A Myth, Says Yashwant Sinha-Led Group’s Report

Abrogation of Article 35A seemed to have increased the all-pervasive sense of fear, humiliation and hopelessness among the Kashmiri population, says the report.

10 April, 2021

Bengal Politics Heats Up Over Cooch Behar Firing By CISF

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The political tension further increased when ECI banned politicians from visiting Cooch Behar district soon after Mamata had announced her visit to the affected area.

13 March, 2021

‘Mamata Proposed To Go As Hostage’; Yashwant Sinha Recalls Kandahar Plane Hijacking Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Mamata Banerjee was the Railway minister when the Kandahar hijacking case had taken place.

13 March, 2021

Attack On Mamata Convinced Me To Join TMC: Ex-BJP Leader Yashwant Sinha

Outlook Web Bureau

Lashing out at the BJP, former Union minister Yashwant Sinha said, ‘The strength of a democracy lies in the robustness of its institutions, and all the institutions (in India) have been weakened systematically.’

18 May, 2020

Yashwant Sinha, Detained By Delhi Police For Dharna Against Mishandling Of Migrants, Released

Outlook Web Bureau

Sinha, along with Rajya Sabha MP Manoj Kumar Jha, was on a dharna at Rajghat since Monday morning, demanding various relief measures for stranded migrant workers.

08 January, 2020

Sharad Pawar To Join Yashwant Sinha's Yatra Against CAA, NRC


The NCP made the announcement after Yashwant Sinha, a former NDA minister, met Sharad Pawar in Mumbai on Wednesday.

22 December, 2019

Mood In Kashmir Favours 'Suicide Vests': Yashwant Sinha-Led Group After Visit To Valley

Naseer Ganai

Kashmiris say the Indian state is on an ideological high. 'Therefore, it is unable to see that through its actions and pronouncements it is also encouraging and provoking extremist elements in J&K.'

17 December, 2019

Kashmir Lockdown: Yashwant Sinha-Led Group Says Govt Should Compensate Kashmiris For Economic Losses

Naseer Ganai

A report by the Concerned Citizens' Group (CCG) headed by former finance minister Yashwant Sinha says the government prevented the movement of trucks on the highways and therefore they must take responsibility for hurting the apple trade

28 November, 2019

116 Days And Counting: Why ‘Normalcy’ Claims In Kashmir Overlook Human Rights Issue

Vajpayee would not have found it necessary to detain pro-Indian Kashmiri leaders, who were, till recently, part of the government at various levels.

25 November, 2019

Kashmir's Situation Not Normal, Will Deteriorate Further: Yashwant Sinha After Visit To Valley


Yashwant Sinha was leading a 5-member civil society group known as Concerned Citizens' Group which arrived in Kashmir on Friday and stayed there till Monday.

22 November, 2019

In First After Article 370's Abrogation, Govt To Send Officers To 4300 Halqa Panchayats In J&K

Naseer Ganai

On Thursday, the Valley once again witnessed a shutdown and stone-pelting, a day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah told the Parliament that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir was normal.

20 September, 2019

If PM Believes In Hugging Kashmiris, Why Was I Stopped: Yashwant Sinha

Former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha speaks to Outlook about his recent Kashmir visit, the drama that unfolded there and Prime Minister Modi's 'hugs and heaven' promise.

17 September, 2019

Two Orders And A 'Request', But Yashwant Sinha Refuses To Leave Srinagar Airport

Outlook Web Bureau

Former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha refused to fly back to Delhi from the next flight. He asked the deputy commissioner Budgam to come up with a written order. After an hour, the Deputy Commissioner Budgam indeed turned up with an order, asking him to leave Kashmir.

15 September, 2019

On Economy, Ex-Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha Says 'Those In Power Making Weird Statements'

Outlook Web Bureau

'People in the government are making weird statements. These statements will not lead to the betterment of the economy. But they will definitely affect the government's image,' Sinha said.

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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