Volcker Report

  • Abhishek Manu Singhvi: Congress slams Natwar Singh August 2, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that Congress disagreed with Natwar Singh. "The Volcker report has nothing to do with the Congress party. The report states Natwar Singh was involved in the oil for food scam," said Singhvi. ...
  • 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 UN official arrested for fraud June 30, 2007

    New York: A senior official of the Indian Defense Auditing Services, who was on deputation to the United Nations, was arrested for allegedly steering $50 million worth of UN contracts to Indian firms in return for valuable real estate in Manhattan. Sanjay Bahel, who was the chief of the UN commodity...
  • Natwar lost sense of balance: Cong October 30, 2006

    New Delhi: Attributing former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh's outbursts against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, the Congress on Monday said that "his desperation is understandable". The party said Natwar Singh's outburst is because of the incriminating findings against him by an independent and impartial inquiry committee headed by Justice Pathak. Stating that...
  • Cong in no hurry to hit back at Natwar October 29, 2006

    New Delhi: Unfazed by Natwar Singh's attack on party chief Sonia Gandhi, the Congress on Sunday gave enough hints that it was in no hurry to hit back at the former external affairs minister despite his "outbursts showing desperation and frustration". "Congress is a responsible party which takes a balanced and...
  • Natwar now trains his gun at Sonia October 30, 2006

    New Delhi: With Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi publicly distancing herself from former external affairs minister Natwar Singh, the suspended Congress leader is beginning to train his guns on her. On Sunday, nearly a year since a political storm rocked the Capital, he hit out at Sonia Gandhi saying he she...
  • Sonia says Natwar betrayed her trust October 26, 2006

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday attacked former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh, saying he had "betrayed" her trust in him by "misusing" the party's name in the oil-for-food scam in Iraq. "As it became clearer that it was true that my colleague had misused the name of...
  • Scam twist: Jagat does sting op September 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The twists and turns in the Oil-for-Food scandal just won’t end. Jagat Singh, an alleged beneficiary of the scam, has conducted a sting operation that shows him talking to Andaleeb Sehgal, another accused, and his lawyer. The CD shows Sehgal alleging that he was coerced to make statements against...
  • Natwar rang me for Andy: IFS officer September 7, 2006

    New Delhi: A senior IFS officer has told the Enforcement Directorate that former external affairs minister K Natwar Singh had rung him up in Baghdad and spoken about the Indian Mission "discriminating" against Hamdaan Exports owned by Andaleeb Sehgal, who is being probed for FEMA violations in Iraq's Oil-for-Food scam. ...
  • Natwar's son expelled from Congress September 5, 2006

    Jaipur: Jagat Singh, who along with his father, former external affairs minister Natwar Singh has been indicted in the Iraqi Oil-for-Food scam, was on Tuesday expelled from the party for indiscipline and misconduct. Acting on the recommendations of a disciplinary committee headed by senior leader Pradhyuman Singh, the party decided...
  • ED slaps show-cause notice on Natwar September 4, 2006

    New Delhi: The problems of K Natwar Singh are far from over. The Enforcement Directorate has issued show-cause notices to the former external affairs minister, asking why criminal proceedings should not be started against him in the light of the Pathak Commission report. A crucial meeting is currently on between...
  • Natwar out of Cong magazine's board August 26, 2006

    New Delhi: Suspended Congress leader Natwar Singh has been removed from the Chairmanship of the editorial board of party mouthpice Congress Sandesh. Natwar's name does not figure in the latest issue of Congress Sandesh, which was released on Saturday. The website of the party mouthpiece, however, still has the name of the...
  • Cong didn't know of oil-for-food deal: Govt August 22, 2006

    New Delhi: Distancing itself from the Volcker controversy, Government on Tuesday said Natwar Singh and his son were the only members of the Congress found involved in Iraq's oil-for-food contracts and the party had no knowledge of the deal. Intervening in a debate on the report of Justice Pathak Authority in...
  • Strip Natwar of Par membership: CPI August 22, 2006

    New Delhi: In a scathing attack on Natwar Singh and the Congress party, CPI on Tuesday demanded that the suspended Congress leader be stripped of his Parliamentary membership and said the Justice R S Pathak Authority had failed to come to right conclusions. "As a Member of Parliament, Natwar Singh abused...
  • Let Sonia Gandhi expel me: Natwar August 23, 2006

    New Delhi: Striking a defiant note, suspended Congress leader K Natwar Singh on Tuesday asked Congress's Disciplinary Action Committee to refer the issue of his expulsion to Sonia Gandhi. In a six-page reply to the show-cause notice issued against him by the DAC, Singh told its Chairman A K Antony that...
  • Natwar to 'book' Govt on Oil-for-Food August 20, 2006

    London: Former External Affairs Minister and suspended Congress party leader Natwar Singh has said he would soon write a book to reveal why the Indian government acted on the Volcker report on Iraqi oil-for-food controversy. "No government in the world except the Indian government took any notice of the report. Indian...
  • Congress suspends Jagat Singh August 19, 2006

    Jaipur: Ten days after wielding the axe against former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh, the Congress on Friday suspended his son, Jagat Singh. A show-cause notice has been issued against Jagat asking him to explain why he should not be expelled from the party. Announcing the suspension, Rajasthan Congress Committee President B...