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Business Standard India
From Air India sell-off to ONGC-HPCL deal, Vajpayee imprint on Modi movesas two distinct corporate entities, only to be merged in 2007 and rechristened
Business Standard India / Posted 23 hours ago
as two distinct corporate entities, only to be merged in 2007 and rechristened as Air India. The Vajpayee government, with Yashwant Sinha as its finance minister, was serious about strategic disinvestment in the two airlines and had even set up a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
From Kashmir to the national anthem, read Gopalkrishna Gandhi’s columns for HTvisit Kashmir with no mandate other than listening to people there. My ‘dream t
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
visit Kashmir with no mandate other than listening to people there. My ‘dream team’ would comprise Wajahat Habibullah, Yashwant Sinha, Kavita Krishnan, Bader Sayeed and Jairam Ramesh. If they were to spend a fortnight in the Valley (during... Read more
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The Economic Times
New book to answer questions on Aadhaarand political figures key to the project -- Nandan Nilekani, former Home Minist
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
and political figures key to the project -- Nandan Nilekani, former Home Minister P Chidambaram, former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and current Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
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The Economic Times
Growth after demonetisation has actually fallen to 5%: Yashwant SinhaNEW DELHI: Former Finance Minister and BJP leader Yashwant Sinha says the India
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
NEW DELHI: Former Finance Minister and BJP leader Yashwant Sinha says the Indian economy is actually growing at five per cent as against the over 7 per cent recorded by the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The government has said the economy is... Read more
14d
Hindustantimes.com
Modi govt’s GST a mockery; very, very imperfect: P Chidambaramhe said. He said the government should have tried to make it as perfect a GST
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
he said. He said the government should have tried to make it as perfect a GST as possible as this was “very imperfect”. “Yashwant Sinha, who appointed the empowered committee, has said this is not the GST which was envisaged. Neither Sinha, nor I... Read more
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Modi govt's GST 'very, very imperfect' with seven or more rates: P Chidambaramproponent" of the GST and campaign for bringing a "true GST". According to Chid
dna / Posted 14 days ago
proponent" of the GST and campaign for bringing a "true GST". According to Chidambaram, BJP leader and former finance Minister Yashwant Sinha had also confirmed that this was not the GST envisaged by the first NDA regime led by Atal Bihari Vajp... Read more
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The Economic Times
Modi government's GST a mockery, says P Chidambaramproponent" of the GST and campaign for bringing a "true GST". According to Chi
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
proponent" of the GST and campaign for bringing a "true GST". According to Chidambaram, BJP leader and former finance Minister Yashwant Sinha had also confirmed that this was not the GST envisaged by the first NDA regime led by Atal Bihari Vajpa... Read more
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asianage
Modi govt's GST a mockery, 'very, very imperfect': Chidambaramproponent" of the GST and campaign for bringing a "true GST". According to Chi
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
proponent" of the GST and campaign for bringing a "true GST". According to Chidambaram, BJP leader and former finance Minister Yashwant Sinha had also confirmed that this was not the GST envisaged by the first NDA regime led by Atal Bihari Vajpa... Read more
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14d
Business Standard India
Why has BJP broken its promise on talks? Yashwant Sinha on Kashmir crisisand even Pakistan, as that is the only way out of the present imbroglio in Jamm
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
and even Pakistan, as that is the only way out of the present imbroglio in Jammu and Kashmir, says senior party leader Yashwant Sinha. He feels that after having promised dialogue, citing former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, somebody... Read more
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The Economic Times
How Aadhaar scheme got a second life under PM ModiCourt. He also called for the revival of the National Identification Authority
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
Court. He also called for the revival of the National Identification Authority of India Bill that had been trashed by the Yashwant Sinha-led parliamentary standing committee. Prime Minister Modi, when asked by this author, about the revival of... Read more
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asianage
GST unlikely to give 2 per cent boostNew Delhi: Former union finance minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha c
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
New Delhi: Former union finance minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha criticised the multi-tax rate GST structure and said that it was unlikely to give 2 per cent boost to the GDP as was predicted. “There was a study by National Council of... Read more
15d
Business Standard India
Had issues with 'political gimmick', not the Aadhaar idea: Modi in new bookwere key to the project, including tech czar Nandan Nilekani, former Home Minis
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
were key to the project, including tech czar Nandan Nilekani, former Home Minister P. Chidambaram, former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and current Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
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The Economic Times
Problem was not with idea of Aadhaar but its inadequacies: PM Narendra Modi in new bookwere key to the project, including tech czar Nandan Nilekani, former Home Minis
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
were key to the project, including tech czar Nandan Nilekani, former Home Minister P. Chidambaram, former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and current Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Problem was not with idea of Aadhaar but its inadequacies, says Modi in new bookwere key to the project, including tech czar Nandan Nilekani, former home minis
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
were key to the project, including tech czar Nandan Nilekani, former home minister P Chidambaram, former finance minister Yashwant Sinha, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and current Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
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dna
Giving lynchings communal colour not right: Yashwant SinhaSenior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today said linking lynchings to beef and givin
dna / Posted 15 days ago
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today said linking lynchings to beef and giving them a communal colour is not always right, amid allegations that these crimes were abetted by Hindutva groups to target Muslims. Sinha, who has often been in news for... Read more
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The Economic Times
GST does not provide for exemptions, it only provides for refundsVijay Kelkar Committee, then Mr Chidambaram announced it in 2006. Pranab babu a
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
Vijay Kelkar Committee, then Mr Chidambaram announced it in 2006. Pranab babu actually introduced the amendment and finally Yashwant Sinha came out with a report in the standing committee which I think is a good report. Then you had consensus... Read more
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dna
'What crass sexism': Twitter slams Manmohan's former media advisor's comment on Mamata and Sonia over GST rolloutwell as chief ministers and finance ministers of several states. BJP chief Ami
dna / Posted 19 days ago
well as chief ministers and finance ministers of several states. BJP chief Amit Shah, party stalwart L K Advani and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha were among the other prominent political leaders who attended the function. With agency inp... Read more
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20d
asianage
GST launch: Opposition stands divided after midnight rolloutministers, MPs as well as chief ministers and finance ministers of several stat
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
ministers, MPs as well as chief ministers and finance ministers of several states. BJP chief Amit Shah, party stalwart LK Advani and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha were among the other prominent political leaders who attended the fun... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Top leaders, industrialists, filmstars mark historic GST launch at Parliament-- the IT backbone provider for the new indirect tax regime-- was also present
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 days ago
-- the IT backbone provider for the new indirect tax regime-- was also present at the launch. Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha as also Vijay Kelkar, who had first mooted the concept of GST in a report to finance ministry way back in... Read more
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20d
asianage
GST: After several delays, 17-long wait finally endsPranab Mukheree. In 2011, senior BJP leader and the then chairman of parliamen
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
Pranab Mukheree. In 2011, senior BJP leader and the then chairman of parliamentary standing committee on finance, Mr Yashwant Sinha, had asserted, “They are doing a wrong thing” to UPA’s push for the GST. Effort by the UPA government to... Read more
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Business Standard India
GST launch: The missing links in the midnight trysthad meant Singh was forced to remain absent. Jaitley recalled the contribution
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
had meant Singh was forced to remain absent. Jaitley recalled the contribution of some of his predecessors, including Yashwant Sinha and Mukherjee, former state finance ministers Asim Dasgupta and K M Mani, both of whom were present in the... Read more
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dna
Top leaders, industrialists, cine stars mark GST launch-- the IT backbone provider for the new indirect tax regime-- was also present
dna / Posted 20 days ago
-- the IT backbone provider for the new indirect tax regime-- was also present at the launch. Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha as also Vijay Kelkar, who had first mooted the concept of GST in a report to finance ministry way back in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Lights, camera, action: A midnight to rememberIndia from the new taxation regime and a government eager to showcase its grand
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
India from the new taxation regime and a government eager to showcase its grand achievement. So if former finance minister Yashwant Sinha arrived with actorpolitician Shatrughan Sinha, former UPA minister and NCP leader Praful Patel took a ride... Read more
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asianage
GST will help in lowering inflation, propelling GDPby his predecessors, including the then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. He r
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
by his predecessors, including the then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. He recalled the contribution of former finance Yashwant Sinha and former economic affairs secretary Vijay Kelkar. "All decisions of GST Council were taken uninamously...We... Read more
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The Economic Times
​GST will help in lowering inflation, propelling GDPby his predecessors, including the then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. He
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
by his predecessors, including the then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. He recalled the contribution of former finance Yashwant Sinha and former economic affairs secretary Vijay Kelkar. "All decisions of GST Council were taken uninamously...We... Read more
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The Economic Times
PM Narendra Modi's GST is 'Grand Self-promoting Tamasha': Jairam RameshLok Sabha on March 22, 2011. One week after the Bill is introduced, it goes to
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
Lok Sabha on March 22, 2011. One week after the Bill is introduced, it goes to the standing committee on finance chaired by Yashwant Sinha. His committee does not meet till June 8, 2012. Two-and-a-half years after it got the Bill for examination,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Top leaders, industrialists, cinestars mark GST launchwas also present at the launch. Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel also attende
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
was also present at the launch. Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel also attended the ceremony. Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha as also Vijay Kelkar, who had first mooted the concept of GST in a report to finance ministry way back in... Read more
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asianage
A timeline: 17 years in the making, GST to debut tonightin the Lok Sabha for bringing GST. March 29, 2011: GST Bill referred to Parlia
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
in the Lok Sabha for bringing GST. March 29, 2011: GST Bill referred to Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance led by Yashwant Sinha. Asim Dasgupta resigns, replaced by the then Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani. November 2012: Finance... Read more
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The Hindu
Goods and Services Tax’s 17-year roller coaster ride to climaxthe Lok Sabha for bringing GST. * March 29, 2011: GST Bill referred to Parliam
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
the Lok Sabha for bringing GST. * March 29, 2011: GST Bill referred to Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance led by Yashwant Sinha. * Asim Dasgupta resigns, replaced by the then Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani. * November 2012: Finance... Read more
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Business Standard India
GST Roll Out LIVE Updates - Get complete details on midnight meetFinance Minister KM Mani. 4:07 PMMarch 29, 2011: GST Bill referred to Parliame
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
Finance Minister KM Mani. 4:07 PMMarch 29, 2011: GST Bill referred to Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance led by Yashwant Sinha. 4:07 PMMarch 22, 2011: UPA-II tables 115th Constitution Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha for bringing... Read more
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asianage
GST midnight launch, a starry affair: here's a list of attendeesSinha will also be gracing the occasion. Other notable names include BJP Presid
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
Sinha will also be gracing the occasion. Other notable names include BJP President Amit Shah and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha. Members of the present central bank family – Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Urjit Patel and his... Read more
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dna
From Amitabh Bachchan to Ratan Tata: Starry midnight in Central Hall of Parliament to usher GST regimesinger Lata Mangeshkar will be among the attendees, which also includes BJP pre
dna / Posted 21 days ago
singer Lata Mangeshkar will be among the attendees, which also includes BJP president Amit Shah and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha. As if giving representation to regional political parties, former Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal... Read more
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The Economic Times
President Pranab Mukherjee praises government for July 1 GST rolloutrecalled how he and other finance ministers in the past had made futile attempt
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
recalled how he and other finance ministers in the past had made futile attempts to introduce the GST. "From the days of Yashwant Sinha, who was Finance Minister in Vajpayee government, to my days in Finance Ministry before I assumed the office... Read more
22d
The Economic Times
A starry Friday night for GST launch at Parliamentofficials told ET. BJP chief Amit Shah is expected to be present at the functi
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
officials told ET. BJP chief Amit Shah is expected to be present at the function along with former finance minister Yashwant Sinha, Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel and former RBI governors C Rangarajan, Bimal Jalan, YV Reddy and D... Read more
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The Hindu
Fighting an old battle: GST rateswhen wheelchairs were taxed at 30% and crutches at 25%! I remember taking up th
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
when wheelchairs were taxed at 30% and crutches at 25%! I remember taking up this issue, for the first time, in 2001 when Yashwant Sinha was India’s Finance Minister. At the meeting, he heard us out patiently and decided not to do anything. A few... Read more
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The Economic Times
Modi government should learn from Mahatma Gandhi, who never believed he had all the answersbeen deemed as anti-national and sympathetic to separatists. When a group heade
The Economic Times / Posted 30 days ago
been deemed as anti-national and sympathetic to separatists. When a group headed by BJP leader and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha travelled to the Valley and prepared a report they were effectively snubbed by New Delhi, with the PM refusing... Read more
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Jayant Sinha: Trying to change face of India's aviation sectorthen floated his own companies travelling between US where he moved 25 years ag
dna / Posted 1 months ago
then floated his own companies travelling between US where he moved 25 years ago. Son of the former Union Finance minister Yashwant Sinha, Jayant had the privilege to observe his father first as a civil servant, then a parliamentarian, then as one... Read more

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