BJP demanded a high-level inquiry into Shivpal Yadav`s allegations of opium smuggling and using charas against Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma.Apr 01, 2013, 20:29 PM IST
Senior BJP leaders Jaswant Singh and Yashwant Sinha are among the prominent leaders who have failed to find a place in the new party President Rajnath Singh`s core team.Mar 31, 2013, 20:10 PM IST
Underlining that Indo-US ties go
way back in history, former External Affairs Minister Jaswant
Singh today said US President Barack Obama`s visit was simply
an extension of those of his two immediate predecessors.
Senior BJP leader Jaswant
Singh Wednesday opposed a CBI investigation into the housing
society scam in Mumbai, in which some of the topmost army officials are embroiled.
Former external affairs minister
Jaswant Singh has claimed that he was behind former prime
minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee`s historic bus trip to Lahore in
1999 and mooted the Agra Summit in 2001.
The demand for a separate Gorkhaland state to be carved out of West Bengal brought senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran LK Advani and expelled party leader Jaswant Singh together in Parliament Monday.Dec 14, 2009, 15:23 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar
on Friday said she would go only by rules and regulations on BJP`s
demand for removal of expelled party MP Jaswant Singh from the
chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament.
Jaswant Singh on Tuesday questioned why Advani kept silent for a month on his expulsion.Sep 22, 2009, 23:17 PM IST
Captive to its debilitating infighting, the BJP has been holding India’s parliamentary functions hostage to the vagaries of its internal politics.Sep 15, 2009, 10:40 AM IST
Even as main opposition BJP
mounted pressure for removal of its expelled leader Jaswant
Singh as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), he has
been appointed a member of yet another Parliamentary panel.
Jaswant Singh, who has defied the BJP`s advice to quit the Chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee following his expulsion from the party, on Monday convened its first meeting.Sep 07, 2009, 11:53 AM IST
In the midst of infighting within
the BJP, the RSS on Saturday said it was exchanging notes with the
party leaders to see whether there was any need for the Sangh
to extend support to it in its hour of crisis.
In his latest salvo, Jaswant Singh has alleged that BJP Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha LK Advani was involved in staging the “Cash for Vote” drama.Aug 28, 2009, 23:32 PM IST
Senior BJP leader Yashwant
Sinha, who had raised questions of accountability in the wake
of poll drubbing, today launched a fresh attack on the party
leadership by criticising the expulsion of Jaswant Singh.
In a veiled attack on expelled
BJP leader Jaswant Singh, RSS has said Mohammed Ali Jinnah is
a "hate figure" in the collective Indian conscience and any
attempt to change his image in the country is "destined to be
The VHP on Monday dubbed the turmoil
in BJP over Jaswant Singh`s controversial book as the party`s
internal problem but said no Indian, especially a Hindu, would
accept eulogising Jinnah.
Jaswant Singh has claimed that LK Advani opposed action against Narendra Modi over the Gujarat riots.Aug 22, 2009, 16:26 PM IST
Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi on Saturday said Jaswant Singh`s argument in his book that Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel were also responsible for the partition
of India "does not deserve a reply."
Darjeeling MP Jaswant Singh`s expulsion from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will not affect the movement for a separate Gorkhaland state to be carved out of West Bengal, according to leaders of the movement here.Aug 20, 2009, 10:45 AM IST
The BJP on Tuesday distanced itself from Jaswant Singh’s remarks on Jinnah in his new book, with party president Rajnath Singh saying that Jaswant’s views are against party’s ideology.Aug 18, 2009, 12:40 PM IST