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Jay marked it as to-read Dec 29, Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this book. Yashwant Sinha is in many ways not a career politician.

Confessions of a Swadeshi Reformer : My Years as a Finance Minister

But the BJP crowd refused to move away from the anti-reform, anti-globalisation slogans of the early s. They must be privatized for this reason alone, if for no other reason. Yashwant Sinha is perhaps the most passionate when talking about the malaise in the public sector undertakings, the wastage of money and resoures, and the resistance to their privatization from all quarters.

Abhishek Chhaparwal added it Aug 28, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: He comes across as honest and candid about his days in politics, with frank statements on issues that you would not expect from a career politician.

Confessions of a Swadeshi Reformer – a reader’s words

The current generation is using oil at subsidized prices, the full cost of which will have to be paid by future generations. I used to make such a fuss about the fiscal deficit in cabinet meetings that I suppose my colleagues decided to spare themselves further agony of having to listen to me one more time.


Email required Address never made public. For those familiar with the people here, Jayalaliths is generally confessoons as one of the more corrupt politicians. Shashank Shukla rated it really liked it Dec 04, Krishnan Ravi marked it as to-read Mar 04, We shall have to get rid of the mindset that creating wealth is sinful.

Mandar Deshpande rated swadeshk really liked it Jul 17, Ask politicians, businessmen, and everyone who cheats on his taxes. He proceeds on a somewhat naive assumption as if vested economic interests and corporate houses had no role in sponsoring the Vajpayee premiership from onwards.

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The third section is where he talks about some of the swadezhi and allegations levelled against him, including allegations of corruption, the labelling of Yashwant Sinha as “rollback Sinha”, his thoughts on capitalism vs socialism, and more.

A candid confession by Yashwant Sinha, and a subtle dig at the intellectual level and appetite for any serious discussion among our politicians.

Later, when I opened it, I found it was a note about her income tax cases.


Confessions Of A Swadeshi Reformer: My Years As Finance Minister by Yashwant Sinha

Officials and ministers of the government weilded enormous powers. No trivia or quizzes yet. Nishant Swadexhi marked it as to-read Jun 24, Manjunathan Mohan marked it as to-read Aug 04, Nikhil Kulkarni marked it as to-read Mar 09, Books by Yashwant Sinha.

Ca Nrupesh marked it as to-read Feb 21, No public sector undertaking, no ministry, no minister. Hardcoverpages.

Therefore, self-interest rules supreme. However, he does not draw the simple lesson: The opposite is true when prices are depressed.

Little ideological underpinnings to the arguments made by communists, labor union leaders, and politicians – but for the most part it’s self-interest, often at considerable cost to the nation, that is at work here. From the reforms that were initiated to the politics that threatened all initiative, the opposition from within the party as also outside it, which confession to derail the process, Sinha pulls no punches in this candid memoir.

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