Opinion: Not <i>Amrit Kaal</i>, This Could Be India's <i>"Vish Kaal"</i>

Opinion: Not Amrit Kaal, This Could Be India's "Vish Kaal"

Yashwant Sinha | Tuesday May 24, 2022

Why am I starting this piece by quoting the annual growth figures? Because these are nine-year figures that include one year of UPA rule and eight years of Modi rule, for comparison purposes.

Opinion: Thank God, Taj Mahal <i>Bachaa</i>

Opinion: Thank God, Taj Mahal Bachaa

Yashwant Sinha | Saturday May 14, 2022

Coronavirus had barely subsided in our country when it was hit by another deadly virus - the communal virus. Coronavirus affected the human body; the communal virus has affected the body politic.

Haridwar's Hate Speeches Fit BJP Strategy Perfectly - by Yashwant Sinha

Haridwar's Hate Speeches Fit BJP Strategy Perfectly - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Friday December 24, 2021

What has provoked me to write this article? The immediate provocation is the speeches made in the 'Dharma Sansad'held at Haridwar between December 17 and 19 by the worthies who assembled there to save the Hindu religion.

Opinion: The Pathetic Pettiness Of Not Mentioning Indira Gandhi

Opinion: The Pathetic Pettiness Of Not Mentioning Indira Gandhi

Yashwant Sinha | Friday December 17, 2021

An entirely unnecessary controversy seems to have arisen in India regarding the Bangladesh war of 1971. The Prime Minister did not even mention Indira Gandhi while congratulating people of India and Bangladesh on their victory over Pakistan in 1971.

Modi Crosses <I>'Lakshman Rekha'</I> At Airport Event - by Yashwant Sinha

Modi Crosses 'Lakshman Rekha' At Airport Event - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Saturday November 27, 2021

Why did it take this government almost eight years to remember the airport at Jewar? Quite clearly, the occasion was reserved for a date and time when it would have maximum impact on the elections

Opinion: Indira Gandhi Learnt The Hard Way. Modi, Too

Opinion: Indira Gandhi Learnt The Hard Way. Modi, Too

Yashwant Sinha | Saturday November 20, 2021

The people have tamed autocrats in the past, they have been tamed once more and will continue to be tamed in future.

Opinion: Lakhimpur Kheri Proves BJP's Approach To Dissent - Crush It

Opinion: Lakhimpur Kheri Proves BJP's Approach To Dissent - Crush It

Yashwant Sinha | Tuesday October 05, 2021

The BJP is securely ensconced in power and behaves pretty much as it likes. There is no issue, no suffering, no pain, which the people are not willing to undergo, drunk as they are with the heady wine of rabid communalism.

What I Learnt As Foreign Minister About Afghanistan, Taliban - Yashwant Sinha

What I Learnt As Foreign Minister About Afghanistan, Taliban - Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Tuesday August 17, 2021

What are the implications of the Taliban take-over of Afghanistan for the world, the region and India?

Opinion: 56-Inch Chest And 'Strong Leadership' Stands Exposed - by Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: 56-Inch Chest And 'Strong Leadership' Stands Exposed - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Monday May 17, 2021

The need of the hour is truth and honesty. We cannot expect that from the government of India which is wedded to untruth. But all of us must do our bit to save the country and its people.

Opinion: Opinion: Why Modi-Shah Hyped Bengal So Much - by Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: Opinion: Why Modi-Shah Hyped Bengal So Much - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Wednesday May 05, 2021

The West Bengal elections would also have been a normal event like the other state elections which were held at the same time, had it not been for the hype created by none other than the Prime Minister and Home Minister of India.

Opinion: This Covid Disaster Could Have Been Prevented - by Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: This Covid Disaster Could Have Been Prevented - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Friday April 23, 2021

The country is facing a health emergency the like of which we have never seen before. The government of India is helpless, unable to put together the strategy needed to deal with the uncontrolled spread of the pandemic.

Opinion: If Mamata's Banned, What About These Acts By PM And Shah?

Opinion: If Mamata's Banned, What About These Acts By PM And Shah?

Yashwant Sinha | Tuesday April 13, 2021

This is an unprecedented step, even in the chequered history of the Commission. She has been punished for words and sentences uttered by her. I am not going into the details here. But the words she spoke are far less objectionable than the utterances

Opinion: When Modi-Shah Took Over BJP, I Had Premonition - by Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: When Modi-Shah Took Over BJP, I Had Premonition - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Tuesday March 23, 2021

I joined the Trinamool Congress on March 13 at its office in Kolkata. It happened rather suddenly and therefore surprised many people, including my close friends.

Opinion: My Response To PM's Comments On <I>Babus</I> And IAS - by Yashwant Sinha

Opinion: My Response To PM's Comments On Babus And IAS - by Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha | Wednesday March 10, 2021

There was a time when the integrity of an IAS officer was taken for granted. Alas! It is not so any more. Is motivation for being honest missing these days? This is a question which begs an answer. The punishment for deviation from the norm here should be swift and exemplary. That alone will ensure that the members of the service remain steadfast on the path of honest...

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?

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