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 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Insurance bill 'welcome gift' from govt to John Kerry: CPI(M)

With the insurance bill aimed at raising the FDI cap from 26 to 49 per cent listed in Parliament's agenda, CPI(M) today said it was a "welcome gift" from the Narendra Modi government to visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry."The Modi government has ... [Published Business Standard India - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

BJP president Amit Shah appoints Dharmender Pradhan as Jharkhand election incharge

Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday appointed Dharmendra Pradhan  as incharge and Bhupender Yadav as co- incharge of elections in  Jharkhand .  Dharmendra Pradhan is a Union minister (with Independent charge) for Petroleum and Natural ... [Published DNA India - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Modi likely to expand his cabinet after Budget session of Parliament

Much-speculated expansion of the Narendra Modi cabinet may take place early August.Sources in New Delhi said that the prime minister may even expand his cabinet before Independence- Day.Sources in the corridors of power said that Modi may include 12 new ... [Published Samaylive - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Live! PM Modi likely to expand Cabinet next month

11:22   Sonia's first iftar party in three years :  Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday hosted her first Iftar inthree years, which saw her sharing a table with Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Janata Dal (United) Convenor ... [Published rediff.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

PM Narendra Modi likely to expand Council of Ministers in August

New Delhi: Only two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government completed its two months tenure and now it has been reported that Modi might expand his Council of Ministers in the middle of next month.Reportedly, NaMo is expected to induct around ... [Published PardaPhash - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

7/28/2014: Nation: Union cabinet rejig...

The name of Hazaribagh MP Jayant Sinha is doing the rounds as a probable from Jharkhand. Sinha is former finance minister Yashwant Sinha’s son and is a probable for junior minister in the Union finance ministry. A source claimed that one ministerial. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 28 2014]
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First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Modi may pick 12 more ministers after August 14

The much-awaited expansion of the Narendra Modi government may see around a dozen new faces joining the government, sometime after the current session of Parliament gets over on August 14.The exercise is likely to focus on giving fair representation to ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Five cases of snooping involving high profile names

Was Nitin Gadkari's house bugged? The reported recovery of listening devices from Union Minister Gadkari's house has set tongues wagging in political circles, with Congress suggesting that this shows there is lack of trust among the NDA leaders. Even ... [Published DNA India - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Big Debut

BJPJayant Sinha, 51, Hazaribagh, BJPThe IIT-Harvard Business School alumnus with over 25 years experience as a venture capitalist and management consultant made his political debut from his father Yashwant Sinha’s seat.Issues raised till now: Was the ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

On insurance FDI, BJP recasts 2004 position

The long overdue liberalisation in the insurance sector may have finally go through with the NDA at the helm, but the Bharatiya Janata Party too had opposed the reform on a number of occasions in the past.While the Standing Committee on Finance led by ... [Published Financial Express - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Decks set for 49% FDI in insurance

The decks have been cleared for parliament to clear the proposal to hike foreign direct investment (FDI) to 49 per cent in life, health and non-life insurance sectors.As a first step, prime minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting of the cabinet committee ... [Published Financial Chronicle - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Union Cabinet clears insurance bill, Congress offers support

NEW DELHI: Congress on Thursday offered conditional support to the Modi government's plan to hike FDI limit in the insurance sector to 49%, brightening the prospects of the proposed legislation that has been in the pipeline for more than a decade.Congress's ... [Published Times of India - Jul 24 2014]

Quotes

"government should stop managing business of psus on day to day basis. government should withdraw all government directors from the board of psus. make psus complete independent. let there be special ministry of psus" Sinha said at an event here

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Insurance bill 'welcome gift' from govt to John... [Published Business Standard India - 4 hours ago]
OFFICIAL RELEASE of THE INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURN... [Published Ein News - 18 hours ago]
BJP president Amit Shah appoints Dharmender Pra... [Published DNA India - Jul 30 2014]
Modi likely to expand his cabinet after Budget ... [Published Samaylive - Jul 29 2014]
Live! PM Modi likely to expand Cabinet next month [Published rediff.com - Jul 28 2014]
PM Narendra Modi likely to expand Council of Mi... [Published PardaPhash - Jul 28 2014]
PM Narendra Modi likely to expand Cabinet next ... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 28 2014]
7/28/2014: Nation: Union cabinet rejig... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 28 2014]
Modi may pick 12 more ministers after August 14 [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 27 2014]
Five cases of snooping involving high profile n... [Published DNA India - Jul 27 2014]
The Big Debut [Published New Indian Express - Jul 27 2014]
On insurance FDI, BJP recasts 2004 position [Published Financial Express - Jul 26 2014]
Cong will support FDI proposals, but with riders [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 25 2014]
Insurance prop laced with riders [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
Union Cabinet clears insurance bill, Congress o... [Published Times of India - Jul 24 2014]
Cabinet clears 49% foreign investment cap for i... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 24 2014]
Decks set for 49% FDI in insurance [Published Financial Chronicle - Jul 24 2014]
With only Cong support, it may be tough going i... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 24 2014]
NDA Govt. doing same things which UPA … [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 24 2014]
Congress and BJP have their own mythologies of ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 24 2014]
People are fed up with a circus government, say... [Published India Today - Jul 24 2014]
Jaitley pushes for hike in insurance FDI [Published rediff.com - Jul 24 2014]
Insurance drive banks on Cong [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 23 2014]
Govt sets up panel to suggest new gas pricing m... [Published Times of India - Jul 23 2014]
‘Clean chit’ [Published The Hindu - Jul 23 2014]
Yashwant Sinha for separate ministry for PSUs [Published Press Trust of India - Jul 23 2014]
Yashwant Sinha for separate ministry for PSUs [Published Business Standard India - Jul 23 2014]
Wary of infighting, BJP not to name CM candidates [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 23 2014]
Work begins on raising cap on FDI in insurance [Published Economic Times - Jul 22 2014]
Sri Lanka: Was It A Genocide? – Analysis [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 21 2014]
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