Jaswant Singh

  • Jaswant Singh still in coma August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Former union minister and former Bharatiya Janta Party leader Jaswant Singh is still in coma and on ventilator support on the 20th day, a doctor said. Asked if there was any improvement in his condition, a doctor at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said: "No, same condition." "All medical...
  • Jaswant Singh still in coma 12 days after head injury August 19, 2014

    Former Union minister and ex-BJP leader Jaswant Singh is in coma for the 12th day on Tuesday, doctors said. A statement from the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said Jaswant Singh was still in coma and on ventilator support. "Heart rhythm and BP are normal without medication," it reads. The statement added that...
  • Jaswant Singh remains in coma August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former union minister and ex-BJP leader Jaswant Singh remained in coma for the 10th day on Sunday, doctors said. A statement from the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said Jaswant Singh was still in coma and on ventilatory support. His heart rhythm was normal. The statement added that medication being...
  • Jaswant Singh's condition remains critical August 10, 2014

    Former cabinet minister and BJP leader Jaswant Singh continued to remain on life support systems and under the continuous observation of medical experts in hospital in Delhi on Sunday. The 76-year-old leader was admitted to the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) on August 8 in a critical condition. "Jaswant Singh's condition is...
  • Jaswant Singh critical, PM Narendra Modi visits him in hospital August 10, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met former BJP leader Jaswant Singh, a day after he was admitted to a hospital in a critical condition. "Visited Jaswant Singh ji. Met his family and enquired about his health. I pray for his quick recovery," Modi tweeted after meeting Jaswant Singh at the...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Jaswant Singh in Army hospital August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to the Army (Research and Referral) Hospital on Saturday evening to inquire after the health of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh. The Prime Minister spoke to Singh's family members at the hospital, and wished for his speedy recovery. Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh...
  • Jaswant Singh continues to be on life support, in coma August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh continues to be on life support systems after he was operated upon for a head injury at the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi on Friday. Singh had injuries following a fall at his residence. He is under constant monitoring by a...
  • News 360: Medical emergency kept Sachin Tendulkar away from Parliament August 8, 2014

    After the uproar due to absence of Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar in the Upper House, the former cricketer responded to the controversy on Friday in a press conference. Sachin said, "My absence in Delhi has been discussed too much. I do not mean to disrespect any institution, there was...
  • Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh in coma after suffering head injuries August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh is in coma after suffering head injuries and is said to be in a critical condition. "Examination at the hospital showed him to be in coma, with signs of "raised intracranial tension and a haematoma scalp," a press release by the...
  • BJP to hold organisational meetings in Rajasthan June 9, 2014

    Rajasthan BJP on Monday said it will hold organisational meetings to strengthen the relation between government and the party in its ten divisions on June 14. "The organisational meetings would be held in Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Pali, Sikar, Bikaner, Bharatpur, Kota, Udaipur and Banswara divisions, party state president Ashok Parnami told...
  • BJP leader Om Mathur calls Jaswant Singh's revolt unfair, says he should have avoided contesting polls independently May 24, 2014

    BJP leader Om Mathur on Saturday said that Jaswant Singh's revolt on denial of a ticket was unfair and he should have avoided contesting the Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate. "Revolt by senior leader like Jaswant Singh on denial of a ticket was unfair. There may be reasons for...
  • Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh meets LK Advani May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Friday met LK Advani at his residence in New Delhi, raising speculation over the move. Sources said the former Union Minister, who had unsuccessfully contested against the official BJP nominee from Barmer, spent about 30 minutes with the BJP patriarch. Sources close to...
  • Two ex-armymen, two former bureaucrats elected as MPs May 20, 2014

    Rajasthan has elected two ex-Army officers and two former bureaucrats as Members of Parliament in this Lok Sabha elections. Among the 25 MPs, all from BJP, one is a PhD holder, one a Chartered Accountant, another an MBA while two hold Bachelors degree in law. Ajmer MP Sanwar Lal Jat has...
  • Jaswant Singh loses Barmer LS seat in Rajasthan May 16, 2014

    Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who fought as an Independent candidate from Barmer constituency of Rajasthan, lost by a big margin against BJP's Colonel Sonaram. The BJP candidate, who had joined the party recently from the Congress, defeated the former union minister by a margin of over 87,000 votes. Congress's Harish...
  • Rajasthan ready for counting of votes, 320 candidates await results May 15, 2014

    Jaipur: Preparations for the vote counting of Lok Sabha elections have been completed in Rajasthan where the counting is to start at 8 AM amid tight security on Friday. Polling in 25 parliamentary constituencies of the state took place in two phases on April 17 and 24 in which 63 per...
  • BJP has not fully accepted Gorkhaland demand: Jaswant Singh May 5, 2014

    Darjeeling: Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who won Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat on the party ticket in 2009, has claimed that the saffron party has not fully accepted the demand for Gorkhaland. "It is sad BJP has not fully accepted the statehood demand of the Darjeeling hills. The party is...
  • BJP now party of 'one-man' leadership, won't return: Jaswant Singh May 2, 2014

    Targeting Narendra Modi, expelled leader Jaswant Singh today said BJP has become a party of "one-man leadership" or by "small coterie" chosen by one personality. The former External Affairs Minister, who had been earlier expelled from the party in August 2009 for praising Pakistan founder M A Jinnah and returned almost...
  • BJP forced me to fight as an independent: Jaswant Singh May 2, 2014

    Barmer: Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh on Friday denied any possibility of him forming another party. He also claimed that it was due to the BJP that he had to take the extreme step to fight the elections as an independent candidate. Dismissing all possibilities of returning to...
  • Rahul Gandhi tears into BJP's record on fighting terror April 29, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday tore into the BJP's claims of being tough on terror as he raked up the 'Kandahar hijack' in which three terrorists were freed by the Vajpayee government and claimed that 22,000 people were killed in terror attacks during the NDA's six-year rule. Taking on the opposition party...
  • Jaswant should have accepted party's decision: Rajnath April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Jaswant Singh should have accepted the decision of not fielding him from Barmer in Rajasthan as the issue of ticket could not be the yardstick of his "value" in the party, according to BJP President Rajnath Singh. Singh, while rejecting the perception that senior leaders were being sidelined in...
  • Polling percentage breaks previous records, 15% high from 2009 April 18, 2014

    Breaking record of voter turnout in Lok Sabha polls, Rajasthan on Thursday in the first phase of voting in 20 LS seats recorded 63.43 per cent polling - an increase of 15 per cent from 2009 parliamentary elections. The highest voter turnout recorded in Lok Sabha elections in the state so...
  • Jaswant Singh accuses Raje government of misusing machinery April 18, 2014

    Ousted BJP leader Jaswant Singh has accused the Vasundhara Raje government of misusing government machinery during the Lok Sabha elections and has registered a complaint with the Election Commission in this regard. Jaswant, who is contesting as an Independent after being denied a ticket by the BJP, forwarded a complaint to...
  • Jaswant Singh, Sachin Pilot seek re-election from Rajasthan April 17, 2014

    Union Minister Sachin Pilot and veteran leader Jaswant Singh are amongst the MPs seeking re-election from Rajasthan in phase 5 of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • There's no Modi wave, I've got a tremendous response: Jaswant Singh April 17, 2014

    Jaswant Singh is contesting as in Independent candidate from Barmer. He was expelled from the BJP for filing his nomination as an Independent. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections: First phase polling ends at 63.25 per cent in Rajasthan April 17, 2014

    Jaipur: First phase of polling in 20 Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday ended with 63.25 per cent of 3.48 crore electors casting their votes in Rajasthan, the Election Commission said. "The 20 Lok Sabha constituencies recorded 63.25 per cent polling which was 15 per cent higher than the 2009 elections," Chief...
  • Jaswant expresses fears of bogus voting, booth capturing April 16, 2014

    With hours left for voting, ousted BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Wednesday approached the Election Commission with complaint accusing the state police of harassing his supporters early on Wednesday morning. Jaswant also expressed fears of booth capturing and bogus voting by BJP supporters in some assembly constituencies in Barmer and demanded that booths...
  • Campaigning ends for 121 constituencies in 5th phase of LS poll April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Campaigning for the crucial fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in 121 constituencies ended on Tuesday. The 121 constituencies across 12 states will go for voting on April 17. Nandan Nilekani, Jaswant Singh, Shatrughan Sinha, Ananth Kumar and Jyotiraditya Scindia are amongst the big names in the fray. In...
  • Gujarat model of development may not be applicable to every state: MM Joshi April 13, 2014

    Kanpur: While Bharatiya Janta Party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is busy pitching his state's model of development at his elections rallies, the upper echelons of the party still seem to be divided. Senior leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Sunday said that the Gujarat model of development may not be...
  • Barmer BJP candidate Sonaram's motorcade attacked, Jaswant Singh blamed April 11, 2014

    The motorcade of Barmer BJP candidate Sonaram was attacked when he was campaigning in Shiv area in the district, with party members alleging that supporters of expelled leader Jaswant Singh were behind it. Sonaram said, the attack took place when he was visiting Shiv area, on Thursday, with his supporters for...
  • Sonaram's motorcade attacked during his campaign in Shiv area of Barmer April 11, 2014

    The motorcade of Barmer BJP candidate Sonaram was attacked when he was campaigning in Shiv area in the district, with party members alleging that supporters of expelled leader Jaswant Singh were behind it. Sonaram said the attack took place when he was visiting Shiv area yesterday with his supporters for soliciting...