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Jaswant Singh


Jaswant Singh: Underneath the intimidating facade was a mellow man with a great sense of humour

October 01, 2020 8:39 am

It was Jaswant who paved the path for the India-US strategic partnership as natural allies though the going was not easy after the nuclear tests.

Jaswant Singh: The courteous scholar-politician who was often out of sync with his party

September 28, 2020 11:23 am

Singh’s biggest supporter in the BJP was Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who recognised his worth.

Jaswant Singh stood for a more inclusive India, a kinder BJP

September 28, 2020 11:24 am

Why was Singh admired within the BJP earlier, and reviled later? A plausible answer lies in the fact that, under Vajpayee’s leadership, the BJP was attempting sincerely to broad-base itself by becoming a liberal and secular party.

1998 Nuclear tests, Kargil: How Jaswant Singh redefined India vis-à-vis US, world

September 28, 2020 1:24 am

Singh, who served as External Affairs Minister from December 5, 1998 to July 1, 2002, was key to India’s foreign and strategic policy at the turn of the century. He shaped India’s engagement with the world at a critical juncture.

Jaswant Singh – An exemplary cadet, excellent horseman & writer

September 27, 2020 9:51 pm

Singh, who had resigned from the Army at the rank of Major to join politics in 1966, later went on to serve as the Finance, Defence and External Affairs minister at various times in the government led by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Jaswant Singh (1938-2020): From BJP founder member to leader in the cold

September 28, 2020 5:10 am

Jaswant Singh’s partymen would remember his knack in managing alliance partners during the NDA’s first tenure at the Centre.

Jaswant Singh dead: PM Modi, Rajnath Singh remember veteran leader's contributions

September 27, 2020 2:48 pm

From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, tributes pour in after the demise of Jaswant Singh.

Jaswant Singh dead: From key figure in Vajpayee govt to BJP rebel

September 27, 2020 5:54 pm

Jaswant Singh, who was from Rajasthan, had served as India's foreign minister, defence minister and finance minister. He was an officer in the Army till 1965, but later resigned from his commission to embark on his political career.

Former Union minister Jaswant Singh passes away at 82

September 27, 2020 1:44 pm

Jaswant Singh dead: A former officer of the Indian Army, Singh had contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as an Independent candidate from Barmer district in Rajasthan after he did not get a BJP ticket. He lost to Colonel Sona Ram of the BJP.

Changing Rajput-Jat equations in Rajasthan: The story of two ‘rebels’ and the one seat of Barmer

March 20, 2019 9:05 am

Apart from the fact that the Congress may find it difficult to say no given how Manvendra took on the gauntlet of fighting against Raje, the Rajput leader also stands favourably in the changing equations between the community and Jats in western Rajasthan.


From the archives: Jaswant Singh through the lens of Express photographers

September 27, 2020 11:45 am

Jaswant Singh served as the Minister for Finance, Minister for Defence and Minister for External Affairs under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.

Narendra Modi addresses supporters through 3D video link

April 12, 2014 10:59 am

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressing supporters through 3D video link.