Jaswant Singh

  • Jaswant Singh: A soft-spoken former Army officer, astute politician
    New Delhi, September 27 (IANS): A soft-spoken man, former BJP leader Jaswant Singh was one of the founding members of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a leading light of the party when Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishan Advani helmed it through the tumultuous period of Indian politics. And with his demise, another party stalwart of that era has passed into eternity. Given that he had retired as a Major-rank officer from the Indian Army, it was no surprise that he was very punctual i
  • Jaswant Singh: A soft-spoken former Army officer, astute politician (Obituary)
    New Delhi, September 27 (IANS): A soft-spoken man, former BJP leader Jaswant Singh was one of the founding members of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a leading light of the party when Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishan Advani helmed it through the tumultuous period of Indian politics. And with his demise, another party stalwart of that era has passed into eternity. Given that he had retired as a Major-rank officer from the Indian Army, it was no surprise that he was very punctual i
  • Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passes away
    New Delhi, September 27 (IANS): Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday, said an official statement from the R&R Hospital here. He was 82. "Major Jaswant Singh (Retd), former Cabinet Minister, passed away at 6.55 a.m. today. He was admitted on 25 June and was being treated for Sepsis with Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome. He had a cardiac arrest this morning. His Covid status is negative" said the statement. The former Union Minister was a clos