Yashwant Sinha

Type: Person
Name: Yashwant Sinha
Date of Birth: 06/11/1937
Place of Birth: Patna, Bihar
Nationality: India
Fact Sheet: Biography for Yashwant Sinha
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Mid-term review of 12th Five Year Plan in Abeyance

n the absence of any guidelines from the Central government, the mid-term review of the 12th five-year plan (2012-2017) continues to be held in abeyance, according to at least two sources privy to the workings of the Planning Commission.The fate of the ... [Published The Sunday Guardian - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tryst With Marlboro Man

Illustration by Saahilopinion Smoking equals hypocrisy. By the state, a moralising West and us.Vijay NambisanAs an unregenerate smoker, who has enjoyed the vast majority of all the cigarettes he has smoked since the first one, back in April 1981, made ... [Published Outlook India - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

'Party over personality'

New Delhi, Aug. 28: After a slew of meetings between senior state leaders and national party president Amit Shah, the BJP has decided not to project a chief ministerial face before Assembly elections in Jharkhand that is scheduled later this year. To ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jayant push for medical complex

Hazaribagh, Aug. 27: Making healthcare a priority, BJP MP from Hazaribagh Jayant Sinha today said he wanted to set up an advanced medical complex in Hazaribagh and for this had been to Jamshedpur recently to study how Tata Main Hospital functioned. The ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Narendra Modi Inducted into Parliamentary Board

Narendra Modi ReutersThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced the new team of parliamentary board members who will lead the party in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi has been inducted into BJP's parliamentary ... [Published International Business Times India - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

No clue yet on plan panel’s new avatar

12:16 am Meeting threw up many brilliant ideas, but Prime Minister will take the final decision on the new body, says Yashwant SinhaNEW DELHI : No concrete picture emerged regarding the new body which will replace the Planning Commission in two marathon ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Pow-wow on plan panel proxy

New Delhi, Aug. 26: Top policy-makers today hunkered down to mould the shape of the entity to replace the Planning Commission, which had helmed the economy for more than six decades. “We have discussed what could be the new avatar of the Plan panel and ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

MY BIZ: Brainstormers discuss new body to replace Planning Commission

In a delicious irony, two high-powered groups of eight members each converged at the Yojana Bhawan on Tuesday to dismantle the institution that remains the last bastion of socialism in a country which professes to practice free market economics.The meetings ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Plan Panel's new avatar discussed, Prime Minister to take final call

NEW DELHI: After three months of lull since the Narendra Modi-led government took oath on May 26, the Planning Commission sprang to life on Tuesday, with 18 eminent people from politics, economics and media background participating in a highlevel meeting ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Planning Commission replacement shouldn't allocate funds, say experts

A high-level meeting to frame a new body to replace the Planning Commission is learnt to have arrived at a broad consensus that allocation of Plan funds should not be the domain of the new entity but of the finance ministry. The new institution, it was ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 9 reports

Experts put their heads together for new form of plan panel

When former ministers, ex-members of the Planning Commission and experts met in the Yojana Bhawan on Tuesday, they all had a common agenda on their minds. They had gathered to discuss the framework of the new body which will replace the 64-year old plan ... [Published Millennium Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

BJP has a galaxy of leaders, says Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal"There is a galaxy of leaders in the BJP. Every cadre is a leader...., " Goyal, who was flanked by former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda and ex-deputy chief minister Raghuvar Das, said at a press conference.His evasive reply came when ... [Published Jagran Post - Aug 20 2014]

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"we have discussed what could be the new avatar. all the suggestions have been noted. these would be compiled and sent to the pm" Sinha said
"they (the participants) have all given some brilliant suggestions. all these (ideas) will be compiled and sent to the prime minister" said Yashwant Sinha
There is unanimity that Planning Commission should be scrapped. "we have discussed what could be the new avatar of the plan panel and some brilliant suggestions came up, which will be given to the prime minister" said former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha emerging out of the high-level meet in Yojana Bhawan on Tuesday

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Macros look good but prices still high [Published Financial Chronicle - 2 hours ago]
Raghuram Rajan’s year at the wicket [Published Livemint.com - 12 hours ago]
Mid-term review of 12th Five Year Plan in Abeyance [Published The Sunday Guardian - Aug 31 2014]
Laxmi Vilas hotel case: CBI’s valuation questioned [Published Times of India - Aug 31 2014]
Tryst With Marlboro Man [Published Outlook India - Aug 30 2014]
'Party over personality' [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]
Jayant push for medical complex [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 28 2014]
Kaun Banega Rumour-Monger? [Published Economic Times - Aug 27 2014]
Narendra Modi Inducted into Parliamentary Board [Published International Business Times India - Aug 27 2014]
No clue yet on plan panel’s new avatar [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 27 2014]
Pow-wow on plan panel proxy [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
MY BIZ: Brainstormers discuss new body to repla... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 27 2014]
Consultative group for replacing Plan panel pro... [Published Times of India - Aug 26 2014]
Plan Panel's new avatar discussed, Prime Minist... [Published Economic Times - Aug 26 2014]
Planning Commission replacement shouldn't alloc... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 26 2014]
Experts put their heads together for new form o... [Published Millennium Post - Aug 26 2014]
Experts meet on Planning Commission replacement [Published Livemint.com - Aug 26 2014]
Plan panel: Mavens discuss, Modi will take fin... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 26 2014]
Experts brainstorm on new avatar of Plan panel,... [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 26 2014]
There's unanimity on Planning Comm rejig: Yashw... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Aug 26 2014]
Experts propose a new think-tank to replace Pla... [Published Financial Express - Aug 26 2014]
High-level meeting discusses new panel to repla... [Published APN News - Aug 26 2014]
Consultations held on proposed replacement … [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 26 2014]
Yashwant Sinha, others discuss Planning Commiss... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Aug 26 2014]
Experts put their heads together on Plan Panel'... [Published rediff.com - Aug 26 2014]
Sinha, Prabhu, Jalan to join high-level meet of... [Published Economic Times - Aug 24 2014]
The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill: Missing Th... [Published Counter Currents - Aug 22 2014]
Work on NKTPS starts with Bhumi Pujan [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 21 2014]
Foes to Open India Within Modi’s Camp [Published Live Trading News - Aug 21 2014]
BJP has a galaxy of leaders, says Piyush Goyal [Published Jagran Post - Aug 20 2014]
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