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.
September 28, 2020 11:23 am
Singh’s biggest supporter in the BJP was Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who recognised his worth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 12, 2014 10:59 am
BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressing supporters through 3D video link.