Opinion: Proud To Fail The Standards Of New Patriotism - by Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: Proud To Fail The Standards Of New Patriotism - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Monday March 01, 2021

If raising national security issues for electoral gains is patriotic, how is it unpatriotic to raise doubts about the failures of the government on the national security front?

Opinion: BJP Breaks Age-Limit-75 Rules For Metroman - by Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: BJP Breaks Age-Limit-75 Rules For Metroman - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Monday February 22, 2021

The 75-year rule was not made by the BJP through any institutional process. It was the result of one man's fiat. And at that time, it was the easiest way to retire a lot of senior people who might have been thorns in the flesh of the new rulers, or at least been inconvenient to them. The rule can be easily dispensed with, now that its purpose has been served. After al...

Opinion: Modi's Slogans - Catchy But Pointless

Opinion: Modi's Slogans - Catchy But Pointless

Yashwant Sinha | Monday February 15, 2021

India has four mints spread over the country in Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Noida. These facilities mint coins for the use of the public at large.

Opinion: "Rollback Sinha", They Mocked Me; It Was Worth It - by Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: "Rollback Sinha", They Mocked Me; It Was Worth It - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Tuesday February 09, 2021

As far as I am concerned I am happy being "Roll Back Sinha" rather than "Obstinate Yashwant".

Opinion: Modi Is Recycling Champion Of India - by Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: Modi Is Recycling Champion Of India - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Monday June 01, 2020

India has some of the smartest economists in India and abroad, two of them are Nobel laureates. Is the government consulting them or even listening to them? They have offered free advice in the past and also on the present crisis facing the Indian economy. So far, such advice has fallen on deaf ears.

Opinion: I Appeal To You, Ask For This For Migrant Workers - By Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: I Appeal To You, Ask For This For Migrant Workers - By Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Wednesday May 20, 2020

We have witnessed unrest among the workers, there have been law and order problems, and if our society does not wake up and force the government to call in the armed forces to quickly resolve the problem, the situation will go out of hand and none of us, staying comfortably in our homes, will be safe. I plead with you to speak up.

Opinion: What 20 Lakh Crore Package Doesn't Accomplish - By Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: What 20 Lakh Crore Package Doesn't Accomplish - By Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Saturday May 16, 2020

The budget presented on February 1 is in tatters; neither the receipt figures nor the expenditure figures have any relevance any more. What the Finance Minister has been doing over the last few days is to serially present a new budget. The time has come to formalise it and take the first opportunity to present a new budget.

Opinion: Corona Curve Not Flattened But Economy Is, Thanks To The Centre

Opinion: Corona Curve Not Flattened But Economy Is, Thanks To The Centre

Yashwant Sinha | Monday May 04, 2020

'Bandi' appears to be the 'mantra' of this government. First it was 'note-bandi', now it's 'log-bandi'. The poor suffered the most then; the poor are suffering the most today. Yet, we are expected to stand up and clap!

Opinion: How Did Government, <i>Babus</i> Not Consider Migrant Workers - By Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: How Did Government, Babus Not Consider Migrant Workers - By Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Wednesday April 15, 2020

Today, these workers are in the news for all the wrong reasons. Their savings are meagre, they have lost their livelihood, they and their families have nothing to fall back upon and all they want to do is to return to their villages where perhaps they hope to survive somehow. This is their only fault.

Opinion: We Need Action, Not Meditation In Foreign Lands - By Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: We Need Action, Not Meditation In Foreign Lands - By Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Wednesday November 06, 2019

We urgently need a young leader who is prepared to go out there and fight the forces of evil.

Opinion: Anguished, But My Predictions On Economy Came True - By Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: Anguished, But My Predictions On Economy Came True - By Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Thursday August 08, 2019

Now that the cataclysmic events of the last few days are behind us, we could turn our attention, once again, to the state of our economy, which had receded into the background.

Opinion: Modi Not Forgiving Pragya Thakur Means Nothing - By Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: Modi Not Forgiving Pragya Thakur Means Nothing - By Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Saturday May 18, 2019

In 2006, Pragya Thakur was the main accused in the Malegaon bombing case, a terrorist attack in which six people were killed and another 100 injured.

Opinion: Why I Tweeted The Opposition Is Failing Itself - By Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: Why I Tweeted The Opposition Is Failing Itself - By Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Thursday March 14, 2019

The message that the BJP is sending is loud and clear - it has swallowed its pride, forgotten the humiliations of the past, is prepared to make sacrifices in order to win the forthcoming elections at any cost.

Opinion: Opposition Falling Into Every Trap PM Modi Is Setting For Them

Opinion: Opposition Falling Into Every Trap PM Modi Is Setting For Them

Yashwant Sinha | Thursday March 07, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi set the agenda for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and won. He is successfully setting the agenda for the 2019 elections too and succeeding, for the simple reason that the parties in opposition are falling into every trap he is setting for them.

Opinion: With Sixth Budget, Government Has Made A Mockery Of Constitution

Opinion: With Sixth Budget, Government Has Made A Mockery Of Constitution

Yashwant Sinha | Saturday February 02, 2019

The interim Finance Minister, Piyush Goyal, rose to present the interim budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha on February 1, but in a 22-page budget speech spread over 105 minutes, he sought to present a full budget.

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