Natwar Singh

  • Sonia's reaction boosted sales of my book, says Natwar 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Taking a dig at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former Foreign Minister Natwar Singh on Thursday said she should not have reacted to the controversy caused by his book, and that her intervention only helped increase the sale of his just released autobiography. Singh claimed Sonia and her daughter Priyanka's May...
  • Will write another book after Sonia Gandhi publishes hers: Natwar Singh August 19, 2014

    In an interview with Vivek Tejuja, former Union minister Natwar Singh talks about his life as author. Here is the full transcript of the interview: Vivek Tejuja: You are already a prolific writer and have written many books including 'Walking with Lions', 'My China Diary' and many others recounting your vast...
  • Sonia had decided not to head the government in 1999 itself, says former home secretary August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Former home secretary RD Pradhan has rejected former minister Natwar Singh's allegations on party President Sonia Gandhi's decision on not taking the Prime Minister's post. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Pradhan said that Sonia Gandhi had decided she won't head the government as early as 1999. He said that...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha August 3, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on US Secretary of state John Kerry. Also on the show, Cyrus speaks to Sonia Gandhi's spokesperson about Natwar Singh's book. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Natwar Singh's book 'One Life is Not Enough' August 3, 2014

    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's book has left an unpleasant taste: Salman Khurshid August 3, 2014

    Panaji: As a debate continues over comments made about Sonia Gandhi in a new book by Natwar Singh, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said the issue has left an "unpleasant taste" and the former minister has forgotten the "good counsel and guidance" that he himself used to give. Saying that...
  • My father won't do what Natwar Singh did: Pranab Mukherjee's daughter August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha said that her father will not do what former union minister Natwar Singh did and reveal what transpired during his tenure in the Congress and the government. She said, "My father has a diary for over 40 years. It has lots of sensitive information....
  • Unfortunate that a senior leader like Natwar is stooping so low: Salman Khurshid August 2, 2014

    Former union minister Natwar Singh's book 'One Life is Not Enough: An Autobiography' generated a lot of controversies. Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid said, "It is unfortunate that such a senior leader is resorting to such measures. True or not, there are some things that just shouldn't be said." ...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 1, 2014

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  • News 360: Gandhis asked me to edit my book, says Natwar Singh August 1, 2014

    Former Congressman and now author-in-news Natwar Singh has given more explosive details about his book. He confirmed that the Gandhi's did call him before the book was published but he refused to edit some of the portions. ...
  • The 5 most explosive memoirs by Indian politicians and bureaucrats to help Sonia Gandhi write her own August 1, 2014

    Former foreign affairs minister Natwar Singh has raised quite a storm with revelations about the Nehru-Gandhi family in his book 'One Life Is Not Enough', enough to rile Congress President Sonia Gandhi into saying that she will write her own book to counter Singh's claims. Singh had said Sonia was...
  • Natwar Singh attacks Manmohan Singh in his book August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Manmohan Singh's reign as Prime Minister has been severely criticised by his former ministerial colleague Natwar Singh, who says he leaves no legacy after being in power for 10 years. Singh, who was External Affairs Minister under Manmohan Singh, says the MEA was "demoralised" since it was run...
  • Natwar Singh says Rajiv Gandhi didn't take a penny in Bofors scam but was still crucified August 1, 2014

    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...
  • CNN-IBN Exclusive: Natwar Singh interview August 1, 2014

    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 lambasts Sonia Gandhi for not treating him well August 1, 2014

    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 August 1, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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 July 31, 2014

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Congress terms Natwar Singh's claims on Sonia, Rahul a publicity stunt July 31, 2014

    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 July 30, 2014

    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...