JAGAT SINGH

  • Gehlot expresses grief over former Foreign Secretary Jagat Singh Mehta's death March 8, 2014

    Former Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot has expressed grief on the death of former Foreign Secretary Jagat Singh Mehta. Gehlot in a condolence message said that excellent services by Mehta in the field of diplomacy and education would always be remembered. Mehta, a Padama Bhushan Awardee, passed away at the age...
  • 92-year-old ex-Foreign Secy and Padma Bhushan awardee Jagat Singh Mehta dies March 7, 2014

    Former Foreign Secretary Jagat Singh Mehta died following age-related ailments. 92-year-old Mehta was ailing for sometime and passed away at his residence on Thursday. He served as foreign secretary between 1976 and 1979.  Born in 1922 to Mohan Singh Mehta, a member of the Constituent Assembly of India in 1947, Mehta...
  • 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 antiparty 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...
  • 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 7, 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 oilforfood scam. The marriage was a strictly private affair. It took place at exactly 7 pm to match the fancied date of 070707....
  • Hawala man shows Jagat's oil cash June 16, 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 oilforfood scam was then used to buy a...
  • 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 29, 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...
  • Jagat has a 'criminal' as his guest October 6, 2006

    New Delhi: Jaipur Police on Friday arrested one person from MLA Jagat Singh's residence in Jaipur. Mehram Chaudhary, who is an accused in a murder case, had taken shelter at Jagat Singh's residence in the Jyoti Nagar area of Jaipur. Chaudhary is allegedly a close confidant of Jagat Singh. The police...
  • Scam twist: Jagat does sting op September 15, 2006

    New Delhi: The twists and turns in the OilforFood scandal just wont 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 OilforFood 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 OilforFood 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...
  • Congress suspends Jagat Singh August 18, 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 showcause 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...