Tag: Yashwant Sinha

Nirmala Sitharaman fudged Budget figures to hide real deficit: Yashwant Sinha

NEW DELHI: Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday accused Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of “fudging” budget numbers to conceal the real fiscal deficit. Speaking at the Mumbai Lit Fest, Sinha, a former finance minister himself, alleged that Sitharaman relied on estimates used in the interim budget of February 1, though the CAG had later […]

NDA’s flagship road schemes were my ideas: Yashwant Sinha

NEW DELHI: The NDA government’s flagship projects — National Highway Development Project (NHDP) and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) — were my ideas, claims former Union minister Yashwant Sinha as he called out his then colleagues for “unfairly” misappropriating his ideas to themselves. The diplomat-turned-politician held the finance and external affairs portfolios in former […]

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