Natwar Singh

  • Natwar Singh says Rajiv Gandhi didn't take a penny in Bofors scam but was still crucified 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was not a beneficiary in the Bofors scam, claimed former foreign affairs minister Natwar Singh in an interview to CNN-IBN. "Rajiv Gandhi did not take a penny in the Bofors scam, but still he was crucified," said Singh, who has criticised the Congress leader...
  • Live blog: Natwar Singh says Rajiv Gandhi didn't take a penny in Bofors scam but was crucified 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Former union minister Natwar Singh's autobiography 'One Life is Not Enough: An Autobiography' has generated a lot of controversies with claims like Congress President Soni Gandhi did not become the prime minister in 2004 as her son Rahul as against it and not because she renounced the post. He has...
  • Natwar Singh lambastes Sonia Gandhi for not treating him well 3 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former union minister Natwar Singh continues to breathe fire on Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her family. Singh, who resigned from the UPA-I government in 2005 in the wake of the Iraqi food-for-oil scam, lashed out at Sonia for 'treating' him in the manner that she apparently did....
  • Rajiv Gandhi sent IPKF to Sri Lanka without consulting Cabinet, claims Natwar Singh 4 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Estranged Nehru-Gandhi family loyalist, Natwar Singh, in his upcoming autobiography, has apparently written that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had sent the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) to Sri Lanka in 1987 without consulting his Cabinet. Singh, a former external affairs minister, alleged that the IPKF was sent to...
  • News 360: India has been a responsible steward of nuclear power, says John Kerry 17 hours 24 minutes ago

    On his 3-day India visit for strategic talks, US Secretary of State John Kerry said that has been a responsible steward of nuclear power. In a joint press conference with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Kerry also said, "India and US are indispensable partners in 21st century. There are incredible...
  • Natwar Singh's book row: Sonia breaks her silence, Manmohan backs her 18 hours 49 minutes ago

    Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh's tell-all book has caught the ire of his former party's leadership. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday broke away from her usual stoic silence to say she will write a book to reveal the truth. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh also slammed Natwar Singh...
  • Manmohan backs Sonia, refutes claims made by Natwar Singh in his book 21 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After Congress President Sonia Gandhi's outburst over former union minister Natwar Singh's claims, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, too, on Thursday refuted allegations that the UPA government sent files to 10 Janpath for approval. Backing Sonia, Dr Manmohan Singh said, "There are some conversations that take place which should not...
  • Sonia reacts to Natwar Singh, says she'll write her own book and then people will know everything 22 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who is normally a reticent person, hit out at former union minister Natwar Singh for claims made in his upcoming autobiography 'One Life is Not Enough: An Autobiography'. Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that she would write a book which would put an end to...
  • Natwar using book on Sonia, Rahul to promote his BJP MLA son: Digvijaya Singh 15 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress party has refuted claims made by former external affairs minister Natwar Singh about Sonia and Rahul Gandhi in his yet to be published autobiography. Senior party leader Digvijaya Singh accused the former Congress leader of promoting his son by making these revelations. Natwar Singh's son Jagat Singh...
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  • Congress terms Natwar Singh's claims on Sonia, Rahul a publicity stunt Yesterday

    New Delhi: Soon after former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh claimed that Congress President Sonia Gandhi declined to become Prime Minister in May 2004 because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi, the Congress has rubbished the remarks. "He is a senior leader, he has worked in the organisation....
  • Rahul stopped Sonia from becoming PM in 2004, claims Natwar Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi declined to become Prime Minister in 2004 because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi who was afraid she would be killed like his father and grand mother if she accepted the post, former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh claimed on Wednesday. Singh(83), an estranged...
  • Congress would barely get 100 LS seats, claims Natwar Singh April 24, 2014

    Former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh on Thursday exuded confidence of NDA getting over 275 seats and claimed that Congress would face a hard time in getting even 100 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. He claimed that this was the worst election in the history of Congress and it will...
  • Manmohan wasn't the champion of N-deal: Rice October 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice's book 'No Higher Honor' may embarrass Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the Indo-US civil nuclear deal issue when it releases later this month. The book is believed to present the first insider account of the negotiations leading to the India-US nuclear...
  • Setback for Natwar in oil-for-food scam case October 5, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the petitions filed by former Union Minister Natwar Singh and his son seeking supply of documents of Volcker and RS Pathak Committees, which had probed their alleged role in Iraq's oil-for-food scam. A bench comprising Justices B Sudarshan Reddy and SS Nijjar said...
  • Indian linked to Australia bribery scam August 16, 2010

    Indian middleman, Aditya Khanna, engaged by the banknote firm 'Securency', is related to senior politician Natwar Singh. ...
  • Natwar nephew linked to Oz bribery scandal August 16, 2010

    Sydney: A Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) currency firm engaged an Indian middleman implicated in the Iraq oil-for-food scam, a revelation that can change the course of inquiry into a bribery scandal in the country. The agent, Aditya Khanna, engaged by the banknote firm 'Securency' - which is the subject...
  • BSP finds Natwar Singh 'indisciplined', expels him November 18, 2008

    Lucknow: Former External Affairs minister K Natwar Singh was expelled by the BSP on Tuesday for indulging in anti-party activities and was accused of indiscipline and lack of faith in the Bahujan samaj movement, four months after he joined Uttar Pradesh's ruling party. Announcing the expulsion, BSP national general secretary...
  • Natwar Singh looking to join Mayawati's party June 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Several leaders like K Natwar Singh and Bhajan Lal who are out from their parent parties are now looking at the BSP as their option. Natwar has been forced to reconsider his political future after he tried reaching out to the Samawadi Party, but Amar Singh and Mulayam Singh...
  • National Wipes: What's making news in India today? March 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Bad news for Natwar Singh . He has been asked to appear before the Enforcement Directorate. According to the ED, some allegations of Natwar Singh's involvement in foreign dealings has been proved . In it's charge sheet the ED has said that the violation has been to the...
  • National Wipes: What's making news in India February 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Two persons were killed and three injured when police and forest department officials opened fire on tribals in Sabarkantha district, Gujarat. Former foreign minister Natwar Singh has finally quit the Congress. Taslima Nasreen's supporters came together to pitch for extension of her visa which is due to expire...
  • Ex-external affairs minister Natwar Singh quits Congress February 13, 2008

    Jaipur: Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh has quit the Congress party. "Today I quit Congress," Natwar Singh said at a Jat rally near Jaipur on Wednesday. The rally was organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in memory of Maharaja Surajmal, the former maharaja of Bharatpur. Congress was already unhappy with the...
  • ED restrained from acting against Natwar, Jagat August 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh and his son Jagat Singh can breath easy after the Delhi High Court on Monday restrained the Enforcement Directorate from taking any action against the duo in a case of alleged violation of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). The proceedings, which relates to...
  • Natwar's son weds Andaleeb Sehgal's sister July 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh's son Jagat Singh tied nuptial knot on Saturday with Somaya, sister of Andaleeb Sehgal, an accused in the oil-for-food scam. The marriage was a strictly private affair. It took place at exactly 7 pm — to match the fancied date of 07-07-07....
  • Natwar proud to support a Rajasthani June 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Even as the Congress party on Tuesday said that it would disqualify former external affairs minister and suspended Congress leader Natwar Singh from Rajya Sabha, the man in question remained unfazed by all the negative attention. The party is angry with Singh for he has been openly voicing his...
  • Disqualify Natwar from RS: Cong June 26, 2007

    New Delhi: The Congress is also in a churn over the Presidential poll. And that's not just because of allegations flying around about Pratibha Patil and some controversial statements made by her. The party has said it will move to disqualify former external affairs minister and suspended Congress leader Natwar Singh...
  • Impact: Hawala scam data to go to court June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The CNN-IBN Special Investigation Team exposed video clippings of Chetan Gupta, a hawala operator, laundering black money of politicians and businessmen. His name cropped up in the Oil for Food Scam and in a series of corruption cases during Captain Amarinder Singh's recent tenure as Punjab Chief Minister. After...
  • CNN-IBN impact: ED to get Natwar data June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The CNN-IBN Special Investigation report, which showed hawala kingpin Chetan Gupta admitting on camera that he was involved in money laundering operations for former Union minister Natwar Singh and his wife Herminder Kumari, caused ripples in the vigilance establishment on Saturday. It is likely that the data found...
  • Hawala man shows Jagat's oil cash June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Justice Pathak Committee investigating the Volcker Report, last year revealed that former external affairs minister Natwar Singh's son Jagat Singh had transferred $43,793 from the account of M/S Coburg Associates to Andaleeb Sehgal's Hamdaan Exports. The alleged kickback in the oil-for-food scam was then used to buy a...
  • Natwar 'dirty cash' out in the open June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The CNN-IBN Special Investigation team has caught alleged hawala dealer Chetan Gupta making a stunning admission on camera. Gupta says he was involved in money laundering operations for Natwar Singh and his wife Herminder Kumari. “Normally what happen is that I would take the number from Natwar Singh or...