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President poll: Will seek support of ex-colleagues in BJP, says Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi | Joint opposition candidate for Presidential poll Yashwant Sinha on Monday said he would reach out to his former colleagues in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seeking their support. As the number is against Sinha in the Electoral College for the Presidential poll, the joint opposition parties’ candidate said he will write to all […]

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Yashwant Sinha files nomination for Presidential election

New Delhi | Joint opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha on Monday filed nomination for next month’s Presidential election. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury and other opposition leaders were present at the filing of Sinha’s nomination. Sinha also paid tributes to […]

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Yashwant Sinha to be opposition candidate for President

New Delhi | The opposition parties on Tuesday announced former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha as their consensus candidate for the post of President, election for which is to be held on July 18. “We (opposition parties) have unanimously decided that Yashwant Sinha will be our common candidate for the Presidential election,” Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told […]

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Mamata offered herself to release IC-814 hostages: Yashwant Sinha

Kolkata: Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, who joined the Trinamool Congress here on Saturday, said that during the IC-814 aircraft hijack in 1999, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had offered herself as hostage to bring back the captive passengers. Addressing mediapersons here, Sinha said, “When the Indian Airlines flight (IC-814) was hijacked by terrorists […]

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Ex-Union Minister and former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha joins Trinamool

Kolkata: With just a few weeks remaining ahead of the crucial West Bengal Assembly elections, former veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday joined the Trinamool Congress at its party headquarters in Kolkata. The octogenarian had quit the BJP in April 2018. Speaking to the media, Sinha said that […]

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Yashwant Sinha-led group barred from moving out of Srinagar

Srinagar: The five-member group led by former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha visiting Kashmir was on Saturday prevented by Jammu & Kashmir authorities from travelling outside Srinagar citing a terrorist threat in the areas they intended to visit. Former Foreign Minister Sinha had spoken to National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah over the phone on Friday. Former Chief […]

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Rajnath not capable of winning seat: Yashwant Sinha

Lucknow:  Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday attacked Home Minister Rajnath Singh and said he is not capable of winning the Lucknow parliamentary seat. He made the remarks in an interaction with the media while campaigning for ‘gathbandhan’ candidate Poonam Sinha here. Yashwant Sinha said: “I have a good personal relation with Rajnath Singh. […]