“If indeed PM Modi is serious about the charge that the dinner meeting at Mani’s house was a conspiracy then he must hold an independent inquiry,” Sinha said.
Sinha was protesting against the government for its alleged apathy towards cotton and soybean cultivators outside the Akola district collector’s office.
The move has come within weeks of former Union minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha demanding that the Centre initiate peace talks in the Valley.
BJP Reaction to The Wire Story on Jay Amit Shah Shows Loss of Moral High Ground, Says Yashwant Sinha
The BJP leader also described the defamation cases Jay Amit Shah is filing against The Wire as an attempt to “suppress the voice of the media.”
In order to put the economy on a trajectory of sustained growth, what we need is a large fiscal stimulus package.
India feels morally cheated. Those who proffered themselves as our saviours and social cleansers have turned out to be ordinary political operatives, if not worse. No society will allow itself to be hoodwinked a second time.
“Policies that ought to be implemented, and ought to implemented well, like GST, are being completely fumbled,” Shourie also said in an interview to NDTV.
The single most important policy failure of most Indian governments has been the near-complete neglect of public health and education.
In an interview to The Wire, the BJP leader defends his criticism of Arun Jaitley’s handling of the economy and explains why the government’s policies from Kashmir to Pakistan are wrong.
In trying to appease its constituents, the RSS has not only insulated Modi from economic accountability but has also absorbed opposition criticisms against the government.
Vinod Dua discusses Yashwant Sinha’s article attacking Arun Jaitley and detainment of BHU students in Delhi.
Middle-class youth who supported Modi and gave him legitimacy are now seriously doubting his economic policies. That doubt will soon turn into rage.
Jayant Sinha, son of the former finance minister, also wrote a rebuttal to his father’s harsh critique of the government’s economic policies.
Vinod Dua discusses Yashwant Sinha’s article criticising Arun Jaitley and Bhagat Singh’s legacy.
Many BJP leaders are attacking the finance minister every day, but there is a convenient silence around the prime minister’s role in the economic decisions that brought us here.
Attempts to revoke Article 35A seen as attempt by Centre to change special status and may lead to “uprising”, finds report.
A Delhi-based group of ‘concerned citizens’ calls for a peaceful Ramzan and a non-violent, dialogic solution to the prolonged Kashmir conflict.
A group of concerned citizens have criticised the Centre’s use of excessive military power in Kashmir and urged it to initiate political dialogue to end violence in the Valley.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s Public Editor Media coverage of the Budget in an earlier day had a certain ceremony of passage in the country’s news rooms. Editorial teams would sit in front of television sets with notepads and pens to jot down news points as the Union […]
In an explosive interview, the former BJP leader Arun Shourie hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The former union minister discusses his motives for leading a civil society delegation to the Valley and how peace can be achieved.
The Yashwant Sinha-led delegation of “concerned citizens” has in its report observed that there is anger among the people due to India’s refusal to recognise Kashmir as a politically contentious issue.
The BJP has distanced itself from the outreach, saying it was Sinha’s personal initiative.
In the summer of 2003, senior ministers like L.K. Advani and a number of Indian strategic commentators kept up a steady drumbeat calling for the country to send troops to help the Americans. But Vajpayee kept his cool and refused.
No matter who did what, in order to reduce possible economic uncertainty, the government’s absolute first duty is to announce a successor without delay.
RBI governor Raghuram Rajan needs to halve India’s lending rates and allow companies to get out of debt in order to revive growth and undo five years of flawed policymaking.
The new Aadhaar Bill does not address many issues raised by the standing committee that reviewed the original bill, including data-collection irregularities, and privacy and security issues.
The budget speaks of giving the UID system “statutory backing”. However, it is clear the intention is to find a way to accelerate its use, not deal with the glaring problems that have already surfaced in its rollout across the country.
The Gang of Four may be upset about having to kow-tow to Narendra Modi and Amit Shah but they are all silent about the polarised campaign that the two party leaders ran in Bihar.
The party has been completely emasculated and a thorough review of the Bihar campaign is needed, say Advani, Joshi, Shanta Kumar and Yashwant Sinha
A sting operation by Cobrapost has caught six hardened Ranveer Sena killers admitting to their crimes and naming former PM Chandra Shekhar and the BJP’s Yashwant Sinha, Murli Manohar Joshi and Sushil Singh Modi as leaders who helped the Sena