Yashwant Sinha

Presidential polls: Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha reaches out to PM Narendra Modi for support

Sinha also dialled Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and reminded him of the commitment that the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) had made.

published on : 24th June 2022

Yashwant Sinha not best candidate for President's post: CPM MP Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya

Several opposition parties, including the Congress, TMC and the Left, have come together to put up Sinha as their candidate for the election against the BJP-led NDA's Draupadi Murmu.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Have done more for tribals than Droupadi Murmu: Opposition's presidential nominee Yashwant Sinha

Sinha said he was 'proud' of his record as a member of the BJP when it was led by former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Presidential polls: BJD sends two ministers to Delhi to attend nomination event of Droupadi Murmu

The BJD is the first non-NDA party to extend its support to Murmu who is set to become the next President of India.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Won't allow light of democracy to dim if elected: Opposition's presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha

Taunting sarcastically at the Modi government indirectly, he also averred that he would not allow the independence and integrity of democratic institutions to be weaponised against opponents.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Will TRS support Opposition pick or boycott presidential election?

Interestingly, after the Opposition announced Yashwant Sinha’s candidature, NCP chief Sharad Pawar claimed that the TRS would also support their candidate.

published on : 22nd June 2022

'Eminently qualified to uphold Constitutional values': Oppn picks Yashwant Sinha for President

The former Union minister's name came up after Sharad Pawar, Gopalkrishna Gandhi and Farooq Abdullah opted out of the race.

published on : 21st June 2022

Yashwant Sinha quits TMC, says time to work for greater Opposition unity

The former Union minister's announcement came amid speculation that his name will be pitched by TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 21st June 2022

Presidential polls 2022: Non-BJP parties now mulling Yashwant Sinha over as possible nominee

He said that the name of the former BJP leader who joined the TMC last year has been proposed as a presidential poll candidate by a few opposition parties and 'three to four' have seconded it.

published on : 20th June 2022

Opposition unity must be on basis of equality of all parties: Yashwant Sinha

The upcoming Lok Sabha election will not be a cakewalk for the BJP as it is being perceived by the ruling dispensation and its allies.

published on : 26th April 2022

PM Modi should mediate between Russia and Ukraine to make India 'vishwaguru': Yashwant Sinha

Reacting against India’s move to abstain from voting against Russia in the UNSC, Sinha said that such an ‘imprudent’ decision may isolate the country during challenging times in the future

published on : 3rd March 2022

Didi checkmates nephew Abhishek with three new players in Trinamool's national hierarchy

Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha, senior leaders Subrata Bakshi and Chandrima Bhattacharya were made national vice-presidents.

published on : 19th February 2022

Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha predicts BJP will lose in western Uttar Pradesh

Former Union FM Yashwant Sinha claimed that BJP would not get more than 20 seats out of 58 in the first phase of polling in Western UP.

published on : 13th February 2022

Trinamool Congress leader Yashwant Sinha sniffs 'dictatorship' in BJP's 'double engine' talks

The former Union minister assured that pre-poll promises made by the TMC in Goa would be implemented if the Mamata Banerjee-led party comes to power in the coastal state.

published on : 24th January 2022

Trinamool leader Yashwant Sinha admitted to hospital with severe back pain

The octogenarian politician was taken to the SSKM hospital on Tuesday where he is undergoing treatment at the Woodburn Block.

published on : 1st December 2021
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